Victoria and Alfred Guest House

63 Villiers Road, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, 6070, South Africa | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Port Elizabeth

The Long Road (or sea) to South Africa

A travel blog entry by craig_dickson


... on the nose, forcing a constant change of tack every few hours for the first few days until we were out of the lee of Australia. For a time it looked as if we were heading directly for Indonesia rather than west for Cocos. After the initial slow-going the pace eventually picked up and the remainder of the journey passed without incident, other than avoiding a seemingly endless stream of fishing boats and playing eye-spy with the various items of flotsam and jetsam that drifted by on ...

Lions and Kudu and Hippos... OH MY!

A travel blog entry by brisgranduhambo


... we had checked off many animals: Guinea Fowl, Blesbuck, Hippo, Tortoise, Impala, Kudu, Elephant, Zebra, Rhino, Giraffe, Hare, Wildebeest, Hartebeest, Warthog, Water Buck, Bushbuck, Crocodile, Duiker, and Nyala.

We just could not find the lions... until, right before arriving at the dinner site. There they were! All the young lions, no longer cubs were playing in the open field. We heard the King roaring but no one could spot where he ...


A travel blog entry by roberton


... was nice and spacious, with a long lawn down to the jetty and moorings for 2 boats (.......bother, I knew we'd forgotten to pack something). Without other distractions, we all got some homework done without too much pain. The fly in the ointment, as it were, was the cockroach. Cathy discovered this when it nipped her in the night - before scuttling-off down her leg. It was a bit of a ...

Childhood homes, old schools, old playgrounds ..

A travel blog entry by africa1213


... the camp site, happy valley, the museum, the kids museum with the mouse home Under the seat, the dolphin show, the hotel where we saw the Muppet Show movie... Then I drove to see my Kabega house which we moved into after living in Zimbabwe where my cousins lived next door, where we hung out as a gang, got up to a lot of mischief ,.. and trouble. While photographing this house. Josh tells me 2 people are in the house watching. I decided to knock of ...

Here, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty....

A travel blog entry by joe-and-jill


... guys. For our own safety, we weren’t allowed into the enclosure with the leopard, but we did get to see him prowling around up close and personal. What a beautiful animal. We were allowed in to see the cheetahs though and they were walking right beside us. The fastest animal on land…wow. Looking at their sleek, muscular bodies, we can definitely see why. Before leaving, we spend some time enjoying the antics of all the meerkats (think Timon of Lion King), as ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 63 Villiers Road, Port Elizabeth, is near Red Location Museum, Port Elizabeth Oceanarium, 1820 Settlers National Monument, and No 7 Castle Hill Museum.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsVictoria and Alfred Guest House Port Elizabeth

    Reviewed by pwong

    Extremely friendly staff

    Reviewed Dec 31, 2012
    by (90 reviews) Calgary , Canada Flag of Canada

    The staff was the highlight of our stay here, always smiling and friendly. The guest house is well situated for airport access, but is a bit far from anything, so a car is a good idea. Rooms were clean and very spacious. Breakfast was simple, but had a decent selection of items. I'd avoid the dinner here, as ours was reheated in the microwave and quite disappointing. Wifi access is a tad pricey, and the 30/60 minute vouchers must be used all at once, otherwise your minutes will be lost.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Victoria and Alfred Guest House Port Elizabeth

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent