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“Overnight stop”
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Paxton Hotel
Ranked #8 of 33 Hotels in Port Elizabeth
Certificate of Excellence
Surrey
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“Overnight stop”
Reviewed 17 April 2009

The Paxton was an overnight stop on the Kuoini 'Best of Africa' Tour. The room was large and clean with a good bathroom. The buffet breakfast was excellent.

We went down to The Boardwalk and had dinner at 34 Degrees South. Excellent food and wine.

This was a comfortable hotel for a one night stop - nothing more, nothing less.

  • Stayed March 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 January 2008

We stayed at the Paxton for one night before heading off to a wedding at a game reserve. Modern, clean rooms. Pleasant staff. Nice, small pool. Good breakfast.

It's about a 1 mile walk to the beach. The hotel fronts the busy part of the port, so that's not great; but otherwise it's a perfectly nice, safe, clean hotel to spend a night.

Stayed December 2006
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Reviewed 21 February 2007

Actually a tad above average.
Large room, some with balcony, coffee facilities, no fridge.
Breakfast, but otherwise only room service food.
Some restaurants an easy 200m walk away.
Just past main beach with a view of harbour and oil terminals.

A good solid pleasant hotel really.

For preference I would probably choose Pine Lodge, Cape recife (might be pricy), or accommodation at Willow a bit further round. Both closer to the airport and have beach etc (some with pools) with vastly superior location.

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90 min should be plenty of time for car dropoff to fly out of airport. We were checked in and through controls within 20 mins from putting on handbrake for the last time!

Stayed February 2007
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Reviewed 15 November 2005

We stayed in the hotel on the 1st of November 2005 and had a grat stay. The rooms were very comfortable and large, the staff were very polite and there knowledge of the area was great. The location of the hotel to the beach area and restaurants was great too. As a travel agent this hotel I would recommend and would definitely stay at again.

  • Stayed November 2005
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Property: Paxton Hotel
Address: Carnarvon Place & Beach Road | Humerail, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#7 Luxury Hotel in Port Elizabeth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Paxton Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 79
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Paxton Hotel is situated in Port Elizabeth, affectionately known as the 'Friendly City' of South Africa.The hotel overlooks the harbour offering magnificent views ofAlgoa Bay.This beachfront hotel offers luxury accommodation for the discerning traveller and has very proudly won the AA Travel Awards for the 'Best Commercial Hotel' in South Africa, for four consecutive years. The Hotel is conveniently situated close to the airport, restaurants, gym, The Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment Complex and many beautiful beaches.We offer special packages for families, younger generations and online specials as well as value for money deals on weekend getaways. ... more   less 
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