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 Dec 02, 2013

2 comments, 8 photos

... 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 on May 20, 2013

27 photos

... 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 on Jan 21, 2013

6 photos

... 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 ...

Last 2 days before Matthew flies home to Norway

A travel blog entry by miromiro60 on Jul 30, 2012

... of the 'bush sights', though we were able to visit one private 'zoo' which was really interesting. (name escapes me) but it was dam hard to find with little sighposting. Here they had many cat species, birds, etc

All too soon it was time to take Matthew to the airport and carry on with our own adventure.

Here, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty....

A travel blog entry by joe-and-jill on Apr 30, 2011

2 comments, 68 photos

... more treacherous with our muddy shoes. We do make it back to the restaurant though, and after another hike to a cool swing bridge, we stop off for a snack before heading back home. With our own kitchen, we’re able to cook for ourselves for a change and Jill whips up a spicy pasta dish to accompany a bottle of South Africa’s finest (or maybe more accurately….”cheapest” ;).

Wednesday came and it was time to move onto our next stop along ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 63 Villiers Road, Port Elizabeth, is near Red Location Museum, 1820 Settlers National Monument, Port Elizabeth Oceanarium, 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 (95 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