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“Great Place to Stay” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Treetops Guesthouse
Ranked #3 of 224 Port Elizabeth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Calgary
Level Contributor
24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Great Place to Stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights and thoroughly enjoyed it. Our quiet room was nicely laid out, the kitchenette was well equipped and the bed very comfortable. Stephen was very attentive and hospitable, providing excellent advice on things to do in and around Port Elizabeth. We followed up on several of his recommendations after leaving the P.E. area and they all turned out to be worthwhile stops.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Mke H
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StephenXXXXX, Owner at Treetops Guesthouse, responded to this review, 1 January 2014
Mike,
Again thank you for such a lovely review, we are really glad you enjoyed your stay at Treetops and that you found our suggestion in our Garden Route Itinerary useful. I am updating it as per your suggestion to include the Swartberg Pass. Glad that you enjoyed your holiday in our great country and hope that maybe some day in the future you will stay with us again.
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Weatherford, Oklahoma
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38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2013

We flew into the Port Elizabeth airport, and chose Treetops mainly because they offer to pick up or take you to the airport. But we also found a very comfortable place to stay. The delightful hosts offer very clean rooms with comfortable beds and nice sheets, and fluffy towels. We slept very well. After our 31 hours of travel to get there, we really appreciated a friendly face to meet us. Our final flight was delayed, and we felt bad about asking them to pick us up after 11:00 p.m. But they were so kind, and were more worried about how weary we were from our travels. We had rooms #1 and #2, and we had a double bed and a single bed in each room. There were cookies, tea, coffee, and milk in our rooms. We also really enjoyed the tasty candy bars, that were unique to South Africa. Great touch for new visitors to your country! We found no electric outlets in the bathroom, but that seemed to be common to many of the places we stayed. There was some road noise, but it certainly didn't disturb our sleep. We order breakfast, which costs an additional R70, and it was great. We started with fresh fruit, cereal, cheese platter, and bread, and finished with a full breakfast with bacon, sausage, eggs, and hash browns. The airport is less than 5 minutes away, and they also gave us a free ride the next morning to pick up our rental car. Great service! PS - We had some trouble finding a phone to call them when we first arrived at the airport, but finally got an airport employee to make the local call for us.

Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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StephenXXXXX, Owner at Treetops Guesthouse, responded to this review, 1 January 2014
Firstly thank you for such a positive review for which we thank you. Secondly, sincere apologies for the oversight in not advising you of the Tourist Office who would have contacted us on your behalf, again, sorry about that. So glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you enjoyed all the little extras we have in the room, small things but very important for the enjoyment of our guests. Thanks for the comment about the plugs but generally in South Africa we have found a minimal need for them. Our collection and delivery of our guests to and from the airport is an important part of our service and contributes greatly to the success of Treetops. Thank you again for such a great review and we trust that you enjoyed the rest of your holiday in South Africa.
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Munich, Germany
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2013

A few hours after our booking we received a very warm & friendly "welcome email" - which we appreciated a lot. A good start of our South Africa trip was proposed - and so it became! Staff, Room, Breakfast - perfect - the only thing to do is recommend this Guesthouse to other People.
The location is only 5mins from the airport of Port Elizabeth. Good starting point towards Addo Elephant Park.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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StephenXXXXX, Owner at Treetops Guesthouse, responded to this review, 1 January 2014
Regina,
Phew, thank you for such a lovely review and we cannot thank you enough. So glad that we lived up to your expectations and that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. It was a pleasure having you both and hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in our beautiful country.
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London, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
37 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2013

The last stopover on our holiday before the flight home was at Treetops. This is close enough to Port Elizabeth Airport do be almost on its doorstep, but with virtually no interference from aircraft noise.

Our host, Elizabeth, is most charming, welcoming and helpful. Our room was spacious with both a large comfortable double bed and a single bed, en suite bathroom, free WiFi and self catering facilities. I was made to feel most welcome as well to use the office computer to do our airline check-in and print our boarding passes. I also really appreciated the spaciousness as there was a lot of baggage re-organising to do to prepare for the journey home!

Treetops is very secure with a gated entrance to the car park which is operated by a remote control on the guest key-ring. There is a good selection of restaurants close at hand.

Very happy to recommend.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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StephenXXXXX, Owner at Treetops Guesthouse, responded to this review, 1 January 2014
Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review and for which we are most grateful. So glad you enjoyed staying with as much as we enjoyed having you. It is so important that we assist our guests as much as we can as we really want you to have an enjoyable stay at Treetops and in our lovely country. We hope that sometime in the future you will find time to stay with us again.
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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2013

We booked this Guest House because our flight was going out of Port Elizabeth early in the morning. Elizabeth is a great host - she drove us to the airport early in the morning. Even if breakfast was from 7am she made us fresh scrambled eggs before 7am.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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StephenXXXXX, Owner at Treetops Guesthouse, responded to this review, 1 January 2014
Thank you for taking the time to do such a nice review, we truly appreciate it. Glad you enjoyed your short stay with us and it is important that we assist our guests as much as we can so hence my wife did the earlier breakfast for you, it is important that our Guests at Treetops are comfortable. We hoped you enjoyed the rest of your stay in our beautiful country.
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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2013

Excellent stay - made very welcome by owners - all amenities as required and very close to airport which made our trip that much easier - the owners gave u full access to premise and gave us many options of where to eat locally - the rooms were furnished comfortably
Thankyou

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Steve S
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StephenXXXXX, Owner at Treetops Guesthouse, responded to this review, 31 December 2013
Steve,
Glad you enjoyed your short stay with us and thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review which we really appreciate. We hope that in the future you can stay with us for a longer time.
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Rastatt, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013

Very nice room, good breakfast and a very very nice owner of this hotel. Everything was very safe. Owner had good tips for us, where to go. Owner catched us from the airport for free! Next time in this city we will prefere this hotel again.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Daniel M
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StephenXXXXX, Owner at Treetops Guesthouse, responded to this review, 31 December 2013
Thank you so much for such a lovely review, we really appreciate the time taken to write this and are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Glad you enjoyed our ideas for the Garden Route and that you made use of our free shuttle to and from the Airport. We hope that sometime in the future you will stay with us again.
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Property: Treetops Guesthouse
Address: 44 Albert Road | Walmer, Port Elizabeth 6070, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 224 B&Bs / Inns in Port Elizabeth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Treetops Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Treetops Guesthouse is situated in the garden suburb of Walmer. We have safe onsite parking and offer a free shuttle service to and from the airport. ... more   less 
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