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“Staying over at Humewood Hotel Port Elizabeth”
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Humewood Hotel
Ranked #19 of 33 Hotels in Port Elizabeth
Durbanville
2 reviews
“Staying over at Humewood Hotel Port Elizabeth”
Reviewed 30 May 2013

Enjoyed the stay. Staff friendly and helpful. Rooms is comfortable and spacious. Being able to have supper at the hotel is convenient. Only a buffet option is offered unfortunately. Good value for money accommodation. Reasonably priced.

Room Tip: Front rooms offer a sea view, more noisy due to traffic
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled on business
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Thank Arnold M
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 April 2013

Location is excellent the public areas are spacious and clean bedrooms are large with new digital safes.Good variety at breakfast food standards were good the hotel represents good value would stay their again.

Room Tip: Sea facing rooms are best a few with balconies.
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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 April 2013

In the middle of January 2013 we were invited by friends to join them for Sunday lunch at the Humewood Hotel. Right on the beach front we enjoyed a quite drink in their lounge overlooking the beach front. At the designated time we moved through into the diningroom where we enjoyed a top class meal, choosing from - salad, cold meats and fish starters, roast leg of lamb and beef, roast chicken, oxtail, roast potatoes and a variety of vegetables and then the sweets, too many to name, a sweet junkies dream, cheese and biscuits and tea/coffee.
After this meal we vowed not to eat again until at least Tuesday of the next week. The meal was self-service but at no time was there ever more than two diners in the queue, and waiters were always present and ready to assist. A most enjoyable meal and atmosphere.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Winston S
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Kromdraai, Krugersdorp
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Stayed for 4 nights with family. VERY friendly staff! Easy access to beach across the road. Breakfast was good. Had their buffet dinner which was a bit pricey but delicious. Rooms were big and comfortable. Thanks to George and Jackie for being so helpful and friendly. I am sure you will see us again!!

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with family
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Thank 970SharonK
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Plettenberg Bay
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 November 2012

we stayed at the Humewood hotel for a night. the atmosphere was warm and friendly and the breakfast and dinner outstanding. the staff were extremely friendly, especially Jacky and nothing was too much trouble. The hotel manager can be very proud of his staff and his hands on approach was great! the rooms were large, the towels soft and fluffy and the beds very comfortable with a lovely view of the ocean.
the location was great and close to the beach and boardwalk complex. it is not too far from the airport and Walmer.
i will definitely stay there again!

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank holidays038
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Choppington, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2012

A small, very friendly hotel, with a great food selection, and very obliging staff. Our 3rd visit & it won't be the last. The SAGA group no longer dominate as it is not in their brochure any more (More fool them for dropping it). I cannot understand "Gadmans" review, as the Hotel does not have room service!. Agreed it could do with a spruce up, but this does not detract from our enjoyment. If I was to be over critical, the fact that the main road runs past the hotel does make sitting on the terrace noisy at times, but this is compensated by the fact the excellent beach is only about 200 yards from the hotel entrance. I can certainly agree with everything that has been said about Jackie. Nothing was too much trouble. Roll on 2013.

Room Tip: Any with a sea view.
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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank Baseballforever
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Edmonton, CANADA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2011

The Humewood has seen better days, but is still popular with group tour operators--the Saga group seemed to dominate the place. We only stayed one night, and didn't have any major complaints--except for the room service waiter berating my wife because he thought she'd stolen a spoon!
There are plenty of other better hotels along this beachfront strip, so don't let a package agent slip this one in on your South Africa tour.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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2 Thank Ron N
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Property: Humewood Hotel
Address: 33 Beach Road | Humewood, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
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Ranked #19 of 33 Hotels in Port Elizabeth
Hotel Class:3 star — Humewood Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 68

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