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The Hub Boutique Hotel
Ranked #17 of 33 Hotels in Port Elizabeth
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

Excellent small hotel with great friendly staff. Small , quite and discrete. Rooms very neat and clean and comfy. Pool deck and lovely little pool. Very resonable price too, with easy access to shopping mall and many other places. Will definitely come back again and would recommend it as well for sure. Enjoy!!

Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
Thank Nishal S
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DaleTucker_za, Manager at The Hub Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2014

Dear Nishal
thank you for your kind words. We strive to ensure that each one of our guests' stay is a memorable one. We look forward to having you again in the near future!

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Reviewed 29 July 2014

The Hub is well situated, it's on a fairly busy street, but far enough off it to be quiet. We had a lovely stay, the staff was friendly and efficient, the room was comfortable, clean and spacious. Everything in Port Elizabeth is close, Walmer is a good place to base yourself in for business or pleasure, all amenities are close.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled on business
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1  Thank ksnijders
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DaleTucker_za, Manager at The Hub Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2014

Thank you for your feedback. We look forward to having you stay with us again!

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Reviewed 9 June 2014

We Stay one night. Reception, nice & discreet people. The Bedrooms Clean and nice. I recommend the place for a stop over in Port Elisabeth. 'The Hub' is centrally located, and recommend 'Vovo Telo' Port Elisabeth for the brunch.

Room Tip: Good for one or two days
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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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1  Thank caledoche
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DaleTucker_za, Manager at The Hub Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2014

Thank you for choosing the Hub during your stay in Port Elizabeth. We look forward to having you again!

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Reviewed 19 February 2014

This is a Boutique Hotel in the heart of Walmer, this is a residential area with good shopping centres around. The beach front is about 10 KM away.
If you shop around you can get hotels or B&B's for the same price or less with more things. In today's world of technology, I have grown to expect there to be 2 pin plugs available in the room. This is the first place in a long time that didn't have one.
Each room has a small balcony, which is great. However these balcony's allow you to look into the adjacent rooms. Which means you may close your curtains when in your room.
Last thing that is expected especially in warm towns is an Aircon, and had i of read the fine print closely would not of booked there because of no aircon.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled on business
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2  Thank Geoffrey A
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DaleTucker_za, Manager at The Hub Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2014

Thank you for your valued feedback. It provides us with the opportunity to improve on our service.
We apologise for any inconvenience with regards to the lack of 2 prong plugs in the rooms - due to theft, we have opted to keep them at our Reception desk. Should you come and stay with us again - please ask one of our ladies to provide you with one.
We take note of the lack of aircons in the rooms - due to us only being a 3-star accommodation establishment, we are not required by the Grading star to have aircons in the rooms, only fans. Port Elizabeth has in the last 2 months experienced an unusually hot and humid summer. It is not normally this hot. But thank you for your feedback!

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Reviewed 14 January 2014

I wasnt expecting the hotel to be managed the way it is, with no reception personel after 9pm etc. If you want privacy this would be your hotel, convienient and safe hotel situated on a busy street. Basically its a home away from home, it has a nice pool with an average breakfast. The value for money is superb so given the option i would definelty stay at this hotel again.

Room Tip: try and get a room that is facing the pool it has a better view.
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled on business
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Thank yugz24
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DaleTucker_za, Manager at The Hub Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2014

thank you for your positive feedback - we strive to keep our guests happy!

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Reviewed 26 December 2013

This is a small modern hotel with secure parking. We stayed there for a few nights in December. Rates are reasonable (625 ZAR) but it's not exactly my idea of a boutique hotel.
Good points are that it's handy for Walmer and Port Elizabeth. Rooms are clean and beds are good. We had plenty of hot water and soap was supplied (but not Shampoo). Walmer shopping centre is just down the road and there is a great little breakfast and lunchtime place one block up (Brioche). Pleasant staff but only 06:00 to 21:00. An Iron and adapters can be borrowed from reception. Free Wi-Fi is available.
Bad points: Our stay was marred by other residents. Banging doors and talking at all hours of the night. Sounding car horn at 04:45 then making noisy entrance. With no staff during the night you are at the mercy of the behaviour of the other guests. Room doors seem to rattle with the least movement of air. Shower in bathroom is in bath and care should be taken as bath can become slippy. Honesty bar is all locked - presumably some previous residents weren't complying with the rules. There is no a/c so rooms can become stuffy if the windows are closed. Road noise at front of hotel.

Room Tip: Take a room at the back as the main road can be noisy and you need the windows open in the summer.
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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Thank nyeri
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DaleTucker_za, Manager at The Hub Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2014

thank you for your feedback. We apologise for the fact that you experienced a noisy night. Our office hours are 6-9pm, however we do have staff available on the premises 24hrs a day to deal with any complaints and needs that our guests may have. Please dial 9 and they will attend to you.
We have had to keep our 2 prong plugs/adaptors, as well as our Honesty Bar locked up - due to theft in the past. Again - our staff are available should you require any of these and will attend to you.
thank you and we hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 13 October 2013

The Hub is a modern little hotel and great for a short stay. The location is good, close to Walmer Park Shopping Centre, and the off site parking is safe and plentiful. The rooms are well equipped but I did not see an adaptor for charging cell phones. The beds are comfy and I always have a good nights rest at this hotel. In summer it can be a bit warm as the hotel is only equipped with ceiling fans. I don't believe you can get better value for money in PE, a great price for what you get. I do believe the place lacks a bit of personality and the breakfast could be better. But the price is so good.

Room Tip: A room overlooking the pool is nice.
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled on business
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Thank Grant W
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DaleTucker_za, Manager at The Hub Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2013

Dear Grant
thank you for your valued response! It is always great to receive feedback so that we can improve on our services to our guests!
We would love to have you come stay with us again - with regards to the adaptors - we keep them at Reception due to security problems we have had in the past, our Receptionists will be only too happy to give you one to use with your next stay.
We wish you a special time with family and friends over this festive season!

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Additional Information about The Hub Boutique Hotel

Address: 217 Main Road, Port Elizabeth 6070, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #17 of 33 Hotels in Port Elizabeth
Price Range: £41 - £47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Hub Boutique Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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