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Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Smoking rooms available
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River View
Lagoon View
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A place to visit again, will recommend it any day to friends and family. only problem was the noise facture in the evenings coming from the street - car guards. will ask next time for a room facing the river.
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The hotel is staffed by students from the Dutch university in town (Stenden) and they go out of their way to assist with everything. The rooms are large and cleanBreakfast was very good. Room service and drinks pricing was superb with a bottle of Spier Chenin being around
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I loved my stay at the hotel, good location, excellent staff very friendly and welcoming, good food and excellent service, will definitely come back. My room was very clean and I definitely got value for my money.
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My daughter is a first year student at Stenden University, hence the reason for our stay at MyPond. The staff were friendly and helpful. It was value for money, as we had breakfast at the hotel. We just could not get certain advertised channels on TV (channel no 7). Excellent
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The hotel is beautifully located at the river. The room is large and the air conditioning works well. The service from the reception desk was extremely good. But: the couch looks nice but is uncomfortable, the bathroom is much too dark. One has to climb into the bath to take a
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Kiddies room
Cool light
"A riverside room would be great but I think only suites have a river view."
"Rooms overlooking the river are probably quieter and more peaceful."
"Be prepared to park outside (no fencing) but it's safe"
"Room with river view is nice"
"River view rooms"
US$48 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaEastern CapePort Alfred
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