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East London, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the establishment is amazing, will visit again and recommend to government officials as Im working in a travel agent. It is clean and sophisticated with wifi and neat rooms huge enough to accommodate.

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Mypond, General Manager at MyPond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear bakhonaq Thank you for the wonderful review. We are glad your stay was satisfactory. Thank you for the recommendations that you will make. We hope that you will visit MyPond Hotel again soon. Warm regards Sisonke Mapuma General Manager

Port Elizabeth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had an amazing experience, friendly staff that made our stay a very pleasant one. We will definitely come back. Keep up the good work The welcoming of the staff was warm, the food was amazing, room service excellent, housekeeping made sure our room is spotless. The location of the property is amazing as it is in a quiet space...

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Mypond, General Manager at MyPond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear sib0ngile Thank you for the great feedback and wonderful compliments. I will share with the rest of the team. We hope that you will visit us again in the near future. Warm regards Sisonke Mapuma

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Checked into My Pond Hotel for a business trip, I have stayed here before and the friendly staff is always a treat on arrival. The rooms are clean and comfortable and a good space to work in, only issue is the wifi is very very slow when trying to work When in port Alfred we will stay here again

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Mypond, General Manager at MyPond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hospitality S Thank your for the positive feedback and we will definitely look into the wifi. Thank you for making MyPond Hotel your host during your visits to Port Alfred. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Sisonke Mapuma General Manager

Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The property is located just off the main st. and is within walking distance of all the stores and restaurants. The room was a good size, had a good shower and had all necessary amenities.The staff at the front desk were very helpful. The servers in the restaurant and the chef were very friendly. The breakfast we enjoyed was really...

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Mypond, General Manager at MyPond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear deborahsT1193MO Thank you for taking the time to write this review and thank you for the positive feedback, it is appreciated. We are glad you were happy with your stay. Hopefully on your next visit to MyPond Hotel you will try our Lily Restaurant for dinner. Kind regards Sisonke Mapuma General Manager

Port Alfred
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friendly welcome and assistance after a long journey. Decided to east in the restaurant which was the right thing to do as food delicious and overlooking the river with the occasional boat from the marina going past. Modern, fresh decor and lovely comfortable beds and bedroom. We were in an external room which was very luxurious but we had....

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Mypond, General Manager at MyPond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear susanandjohnm2017 Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. Your feedback is really appreciated. We are glad you were satisfied with your stay at MyPond Hotel and trust that you will visit us again in the near future. Apologies about the neighbours. We are glad they did not prevent you from enjoying your stay. Kind...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Needed a place to stay after a 14 hours ride. Staff was really helpful and bed was just what I needed. I felt so clean after the shower that someone could eat off me. My only regret is not accepting the cake from the birthday party at the restaurant. Thanks :)

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Mypond, General Manager at MyPond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 217charld Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad that MyPond Hotel could provide you with the comfort and rest that you needed. We look forward to welcoming you back and trust you will at least try our chef's special bar-one cake on your next visit. Kind regards Sisonke Mapuma General Manager

Port Alfred
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Satisfied i love the place .everything about it wa excellent and satisfactorynnajdhdujebdiendjkrkejcjjdufhdokehdisjdhdkkajjdhdjdhdjdbhdjdjdidjshaisjgahsjdjjdjdnfhskanvsusjnahdiskjeuekshshbsshjjdifknduje

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Mypond, General Manager at MyPond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear sinem947 Thank you for writing this review. We are glad that you were entirely satisfied with your stay. We trust that you will visit MyPond Hotel again in the near future. Warm regards Sisonke Mapuma General Manager

Port Alfred
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The hotel was clean and friendly staff they have. I loved the valentines function they had on Valentines day for all their guests, it was thoughtful. My pond hotel is in town close to everything you may need. I would definitely recommend the hotel.

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Mypond, General Manager at MyPond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 238ncumisam Thank you so much for the positive review. We are glad you enjoyed the dinner on Valentine's Day. We look forward to welcoming you back at MyPond Hotel. Warm regards Sisonke Mapuma General Manager

Kapellen, Belgium
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Although the personnel is most of the time a practica student in horeca, it ads to the naturel and it is appreciated. Even little problems from time to time give the customer no hard feelings. Especially if you compare the value for money. Sitting in one of the couches on the river bank, drinking a dry white wine... gosh I...

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Dear reymerswael Thank you for taking the time to write this review, it is much appreciated. We appreciate the compliments and are glad you were happy with your stay. We hope to welcome you back to MyPond Hotel in the near future. Warm regards Sisonke Mapuma General Manager

East London, South Africa
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This hotel is situated on the banks of the Kowie River. A beautiful setting, great views and it is central too. The food was great, the service was friendly and helpful and the rooms were neat, clean and tidy. A river facing room is to be recommended and will add much to your experience of being next to the Kowie....

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Mypond, General Manager at MyPond Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lize B Thank you so much for the positive review. We are glad that you were delighted with every part of your stay. We would really appreciate the recommendations and look forward to your next visit to MyPond Hotel. Warm regards Sisonke Mapuma General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
MyPond Hotel is a beautiful 4 star boutique hotel situated at the Kowie river bank in Port Alfred. MyPond is operated by one of the most prestigious Hotel Management Schools on the African continent: Stenden South Africa. As a guest you may therefore expect excellent service standards and warm and dedicated hospitality in a beautiful setting. The emphasis of the accommodation is on comfortable, affordable luxury, with stunning, spacious river-view suites, family rooms (approx 50 m²) and classic rooms (approx 25 m²). The rooms are all en-suite, air-conditioned, with LCD televisions (10 satellite channels), telephones, universal plug points, safe, fridge and tea/coffee facilities. The Suites are equipped with I-Pod docking station radios, heated towel rails and sleeper couches. There is wheelchair access to all our rooms (via lift in the outer wing) and a full wheelchair friendly toilet in our lobby. Our award winning in-house restaurant Lily offers a contemporary menu selection with a wide variety of South African cuisine. As a guest you can look forward to a relaxed and welcoming dining atmosphere on the banks of the Kowie River. Choose from our extensive wine selection of top South African wines to compliment your meal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about MyPond Hotel

Address: 33 Van Der Riet Street, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Price Range: $73 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — MyPond Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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“River facing rooms are definitely better.”
 of 5 bubbles 929lizeb, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We only had dinner at the hotel, we did not stay there.”
 of 5 bubbles EricaGet, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose a river facing suite.”
 of 5 bubbles berndtdoug56, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“all rooms face onto the lagoon/river”
 of 5 bubbles roadcaptain-ulysses, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Our suite had a riverside outlook.”
 of 5 bubbles Joan-Haroun, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
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