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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's tired and old and "worn out" in places. .. have been here a few times over the past 15 years...decor has not changed much at all... ...nor have the buffet menus. . It's as though the current management have no imagination to try new things. - exact same buffet meals when we were here 5 years ago (Not that...

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sunint, Administrator at Fish River Sun Hotel & Country Club Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to Fish River Sun and being a loyal customer, we are appreciate that. We will look on our buffet menus thank you for bringing that to attention.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

What an amazing place for a long weekend away. So tranquil and lovely! The scenery is breathtaking. The breakfast and supper great!! Buffet so beware lol.. I would definitely go back. The place also has a golf course for the golf enthusiast! Loved my stay at the Fish River Sun!

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sunint, Administrator at Fish River Sun Hotel & Country Club Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to Fish River Sun. It always a pleasure to serve our customer.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for three nights. Room was very good and cleaned on a daily basis. Food were of a very high standard and breakfast fantastic. The pool area was kept cleaned at all times and the pool is also heated up to a minimum of 24 digrees. We enjoyed our stay and will come back again.

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Bloemfontein
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Staff were very friendly and helpful, rooms were neat and clean with amazing views over the golf course. We enjoyed the buffet food which was beautifully cooked and very tasty., with a large variety. Played golf on a superb 18 hole course, and a stunning hike through a bush path down to breathtaking views on stunning beaches. Would highly recommend...

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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Our dental association had a weekend Congress at the "Fish". I was a bit worried about the venue as the hotel only has a three star rating. The staff and hotel proved me wrong. From arrival at the gate everyone was genuinely friendly and helpful. The food was good. The conference venue worked and our room was great. The setting...

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Gonubie
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

All I can say its one word "perfect", we went there for a weekend getaway as a family very child friendly staff helpful rooms divine we enjoyed very much money worthy perfect food we really enjoyed will book there again soon.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Without getting into the annoying little things (like almost nothing in our room worked) that made this such a poor experience I think the space is just outdated, old, run down and then, which was the most annoying, overpriced. I don't believe you get value at the current price they ask.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I visited the Spa here and had breakfast beforehand. There was a huge choice of food for breakfast and it was good, the only thing you need to be careful of is to make sure if you ask for something other than straight Coffee with breakfast i.e Late, you get charged extra on top of the amount for the set...

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Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We were in Fish River Sun from 22 April to 26 April 2016. The Staff were friendly and efficient at all times. The rooms are spacious and spotless. We enjoyed the outdoor heated pool. The landscapes and gardens are amazing. The food was varied daily and breakfast was divine. We also enjoyed the in-house massages. I would not hesitate to...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Spent 3 days with family. The food is great, the kiddies playroom is a positive. The gym is very small and needs more equipment. Spa facility is small and uninviting.Although the place is clean,furniture is old, the plumbing is old and noisy, the carpets are also very old. With a revamp, it could be a 4/5 star.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Fish River Sun Hotel & Country Club Resort

Address: R72 Main Road | Port Alfred to East London, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Price Range: £94 - £105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fish River Sun Hotel & Country Club Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 83
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Our room was on the pool side and the view was amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles thato2016, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 121, nice and close to everything. Request a room closer to reception for less of a walk.”
 of 5 bubbles DylanEvans15, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“this hotel has no lifts so choose rooms in the 200-300 vs 400-500 which is quite a walk”
  • flat screens hooray but very poor aircon
  • the very old wardrobe/furniture
 of 5 bubbles rato_11, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“A Room overlooking the pool and Sea”
 of 5 bubbles lynnem339, 23 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Request a ground floor room. These have sliding doors to the grassed areas and pool.”
 of 5 bubbles 919bennettb, 22 Nov 2015 | Read review
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