The King Edward Hotel - Port Elizabeth, Sunshine Coast

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Port Elizabeth Accommodation
Port Elizabeth, Sunshine Coast

The King Edward Hotel

Port Elizabeth, Sunshine Coast - Accommodation

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The King Edward Hotel in Port Elizabeth

The King Edward Hotel is situated in the historic area of Central in Port Elizabeth, overlooking the historic Donkin Reserve.

Our View Rooms and View Suites offer beautiful views of the Reserve and the Port Elizabeth harbour. The hotel is just minutes away from St George's Cricket Stadium, Port Elizabeth Airport, and Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. In The King Edward Hotel, you will rediscover the originality and the authenticity of the Edwardian Era, a true age of innovation and inspiration. The rooms are tastefully decorated with attention to detail and modern bathrooms. Rooms are equipped with satellite television, wireless internet, heating and cooling air-conditioners, en-suite bathrooms, and coffee and tea facilities.

In addition to our in-house restaurant, bar and lounge, guests also have easy access to the trendy Richmond Hill restaurants, bars and coffee shops nearby. A short drive away from the King Edward Hotel are some of the finest game reserves in the Eastern Cape.

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Facilities available at The King Edward Hotel,Port Elizabeth, Sunshine Coast

Facilities
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Room Service
  • Satellite TV
  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Wi-Fi

Nearby Towns:

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GPS Co-Ordinates: 25° 37' 8.8" E / 33° 57' 45.6" S

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Driving to The King Edward Hotel in Port Elizabeth, Sunshine Coast

Departing: Port Elizabeth Airport
Address: Airport W Rd, Schoenmakerskop, Port Elizabeth, 6011, South Africa
Distance: 68 m / Duration: 9 mins
1.Head northwest on Airport W Rd toward Boeing St0.1 km
2.Turn right onto De Havilland St0.2 km
3.At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto 3rd Ave0.7 km
4.Turn right onto Heugh Rd/M90.6 km
5.Turn left onto 1st Ave59 m
6.Turn right onto Webber St0.1 km
7.Turn left onto Upper Valley Rd0.6 km
8.At the roundabout, take the 1st exit0.1 km
9.Continue onto Brickmakers Kloof Rd0.7 km
10.Turn right onto Park Dr76 m
11.At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Western Rd0.8 km
12.Turn left onto Belmont Terrace
Destination will be on the left
68 m

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Port Elizabeth Airport - Port Elizabeth

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Port Elizabeth International Airport was established in 1929 and each year it has more than one million passengers making it the fourth busiest airport in South Africa.

Port Elizabeth International Airport is three kilometres away from the city centre or a ten-minute drive and is close to the South Eastern side of Algoa Bay. Its former name was the H. F. Verwoerd Airport.

Reviews for The King Edward Hotel

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The worst experience and service we have ever had in our lives. We tried to book in at the hotel only to be told the rooms were not ready - this was at 13:30 in the afternoon. We were then given a room key to put our luggage in and were told upon our return to the hotel later that evening that the rooms will be ready and keys will be at Reception. Upon our return to the hotel we were told that we could not stay there as there were no rooms available - we had booked and paid for the rooms a month in advance! After much arguing we had no choice but to drive back home to East London (300km away from Port Elizabeth) at 01:30am. We were told that our money would be refunded but 4 days later still nothing! Staff are unresponsive and Management is incompetent and unwilling to assist. Do not EVER make a booking at the King Edward Hotel in Port Elizabeth, you will be highly disappointed - GUARANTEED!

review by Desiree Webster

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Can you rate a hotel No Stars. Our stay was beyond terrible. If it wasn't such a serious case of ruining an entire groups 3 months ahead planned outing then it could have made a great comedy show! To arrive to no rooms, rooms that were occupied by other guests, I kid you not our allocated keys opened 3 separate rooms already occupied by other guests! Rooms with no locks!!!! televisions that had nothing on, except snow blizzards! Rooms with no bedding, no towels, no amenities, no toilet paper, no kettle but coffee station, coffee station no kettle. Having paid over 2 months ago we were still questioned about payment. Clueless reception staff left alone with no manager. An empty room for a bar! An empty room for a room! To be told thee manager resigned is the reason the rooms were not ready. While we were trying to sort our stay out other guests were being told there were no rooms for them. Keys were lying on the ground behind reception and the receptionists scrabbled frantically to find the relevant keys. Dirty beyond belief! Breakfast was still being set up at 8:00 am when we let to find our own food. The promised breakfast would contain no bacon, the staff don't know why? The breakfast room was beyond dirty! Wouldn't eat there if you paid me. I have no idea how they are even allowed to sell food, I believe the health authorities and compliance officer would close them down based on their hygiene practice alone. Even though there were a Que of guests who had asked to see the manager, or at least a member of the management the next morning, only Mr Clueless the receptionist was there. no member of management was available again. Terrible service, terrible PR and I hope that they realise how much damage this can do to tourism in the metro and the region!!!!

review by Robin Hyde

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What you see on the internet is different when you get there I won't advice anyone to go to this hotel for a good holiday...the room I booked had no TV, no wi-fi in the rooms...I had requested an invoice but I was told it will be emailed but they never did....

review by Sizwe Shozi

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Do not fall for the trap. I repeat do not fall for the trap. What you see on the internet doesn't necessarily reflect what you get when you arrive there. The staff try their best to be friendly but the fact that they don't have uniform makes it hard for a guest to distinguish between hotel guests and employees. I booked a standard room with a very uninteresting view of a wall with windows but the only good thing about this hotel is the comfortable bed , spacious room and shower. The television was only playing SABC1 with no sound, there's no phone in the room so that you can contact the reception , the carpets are stained, no nightfrill in the bed(not that it matters anyway ), the room is cold with a hard-to-operate A/C, and if you wanna make yourself some tea/coffee then I suggest you bring your own coz you'll get 2 sachets of Ricoffy waiting for you...oh by the way the kettle doesn't boil water, the cups are not clean. No artwork in the room despite the rich history the hotel has, the lift doesn't work so that means you have to take the stairs and entertain yourself by counting the number of broken windows. Breakfast? It was a joke.

review by Fritos Break

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fantastic helpful hotel ... comfortable stay ..breakfast was delicious .. service was quick ... they even left us park out bike inside

review by Leigh Classen

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Food was not tasty rather hard no salt or spice on the meat prepared not even on the tables it seemed as the food was prepared in a hast. Pudding served with cold custard and the waiter walked over the floor where everyone coukd see. Waiters should use other entrence whn functions is on nt across the floor while speeces is on.

review by rochelle elizabeth

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Terrible service. Got here and the receptionist couldnt even help us to get our reservations. Manager wasnt even present.

review by Tiffiny Uys

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Is wasnt a nice place to stay at, breakfasts werent up to standard, drains were blocked, coffee and tea werent replaced daily.

review by Spurge Vrens

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Place of joy& memories.famaly&friends.perfect view to the sea.walking distance to public transport.lastlyin safe environment,security 24/7

review by Siyabulela Cakwebe

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It was dirty with horrible food and wouldnt recommend anyone going there. Im from joburg and have been to PE hundreds of times and many amazing hotels and this was a horrible experience. This place was probably gorgeous but this is not the case now.

review by Erin Polyblank

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Arrived with an hour wait for our room because the booking was mixed up on their system, got upgraded... but still not worth what you pay. Got to the room with no chairs for the balcony, no phone to phone the front desk (have to phone with your cellphone), no menu to order in... Just a room with 2 double beds and a couch or two.. oh and a kettle. Not the best start to our honeymoon.

review by Shannon Fourie

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The archetectural style of the buildibg is breathtaking. It needs much, much love and rands. We dis not stay or eat a meal here. The coffee was underwhelming.

review by Eric Trip

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A hotel with a history. Started as a mansion 1867. Converted into a hotel 1903. Old but nice. See Google information. Friendly staff. Clean rooms and bedding. Parking a bit worrying as vehicles are parked in the open road in front of the hotel. However, security patrol 24-7 with partol vehicle parked with private vehicles.

review by Jakobus Bekker

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