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5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
The service was exceptional. Staff very friendly and room was always clean which made it pleasant to sleep in. However, we didn’t enjoy the breakfast served.
Date of stay: May 2024
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Difford Louw, General Manager at Royal St Andrews Hotel, responded to this review
Responded 3 weeks ago
Good evening abatyi490624,

Thank you so much for giving us feedback about your visit to the Hotel. It is so great to see that you appreciated the service delivered by our staff and also loved your room. However, i am very sorry to learn that you were not happy with our breakfast offering. Maybe you can indicate to us what is it that you would like should we be so lucky to receive another visit from you? Once again, thank you kindly.

Difford Louw
General Manager

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Reviewed 7 June 2024

What a fantastic time we had at the Royal St Andrews Hotel in Port Alfred. A huge thank you to the very friendly staff, from reception to the cleaning staff. Difford you are a real asset to the hotel and your menu suggestions for The Thistle Restaurant were exceptional. Our breakfasts at The Paper Nautilus were superb and The Highlander Pub suppers were a real treat. Thank you Robin for the lovely food. Difford and Robin you two make an amazing duo.

Date of stay: May 2024
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Difford Louw, General Manager at Royal St Andrews Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 527colleen,

Wow - this review is so humbling! Thank you so much for taking the time to be so kind and generous in your feedback. It truly means a lot to us when our guests show such detailed appreciation for our efforts. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay and interactions with all of us. I have shared your comments with everyone and they all share my sentiments. We hope that you will visit again in future. Thank you again!

Difford Louw
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Reviewed 26 May 2024

This is the place to book when you need to rejuvenate, rest and pamper yourself. They have 3 resturants on site, your choice, you do not need to leave the hotel till your check out. Truly amazing friendly people, from reception to resturants.

Date of stay: May 2024
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Difford Louw, General Manager at Royal St Andrews Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear zvoyi327479

We just LOVE this review! Thank you kindly for taking the time to give us such a great review. We are very happy that you had a lovely time, filled with rest and rejuvenation! Thank you also for the mention of the restaurants and commendation of the staff. It means so much to the team when we share this kind of feedback with them. Please do visit again soon!

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Reviewed 20 May 2024

Very nice modern hotel in a good location, with excellent rooms, delicious breakfast and good service. Some small maintenance issues, but recommended. The traditional Highlander Pub for drinks and food is next to the hotel, the beach is about 8. minutes walk

Date of stay: May 2024
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Difford Louw, General Manager at Royal St Andrews Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Globetrotter5803

It is most pleasing to us when you see that our guests explored and enjoyed our beautiful surroundings during their stay at the Hotel. Thank you for taking the time to give us both valuable, and generous feedback. I can assure you that we are continuously working on maintaining the Hotel. We hope that you will visit again in future.

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Reviewed 15 May 2024

Your service is satisfactory, you always give the best service. All meals are good. The rooms are neat. The staff is friendly and welcoming.

Date of stay: May 2024
  • Trip type: Travelled on business
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Difford Louw, General Manager at Royal St Andrews Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear bmzilikazi

Your praise is so kind and generous! Thank you so much! it makes us really happy when out guests are happy. I shared your comments with the staff and they are most appreciative. Please do visit again to experience more of our Gracious Hospitality.

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Reviewed 2 May 2024

I truly enjoyed visiting the Old Pub and the Old side of your building. Enjoy a wonderful Chocolate Orange cake there, absolutely worth writing home about.

Date of stay: April 2024
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Difford Louw, General Manager at Royal St Andrews Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear xmalgas

Thank you so much for the kind feedback. We appreciate that you took the time to write about your stay. It is very pleasing to see you love the establishment, facilities and the cake! We hope you will visit again in future.

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