4 Star Guest House but no air con?
Very limited TV Channels.
Upstairs Lounge TV Remote Did Not work.
One tiny bar of soap is given at the start of your stay which you must use in the shower and then take it out the shower when you need to wash your hands.
No milk was given on 2nd day of stay.
No cool drinks or beer are stocked as the guest house has no liquor license.
Breakfast consists of fruit and then the following:
2 rashes bacon
And then each morning they give 3 slices toast, not 4, but 3.
Much room for improvement.
But the fastest improvement would be if the manager did not have the approach that everything she does for you is a big favour to you when you are paying R1300 per night.
The manager really made us feel like we were an inconvenience instead of the reason the guest house is in business.
Too many negatives to mention.
We could not wait to leave.
Here is the link to 4 Star Guest House requirements, it may be very helpful
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A Villa de Mer Guest House is situated on the beachfront in Port Alfred, South Africa and is in a class of its own. Established in 1996, this modern Mediterranean style Guest House has been awarded four stars by the Tourism Grading Council and, rated according to the high parameters set by the AA of South Africa, as Superior grading.A Villa de Mer is a stylish, spacious and upmarket Guest House and a haven to relax. Located opposite the beach, with panoramic views of the Indian ocean, this guest house comprises of six en-suite bedrooms, with 19 channels DSTV and, offers luxurious accommodation at affordable prices. The wide corridors, large upper lounge that leads onto a balcony with stunning sea views and pristine white beaches, library and reading room downstairs overlooking the sheltered swimming pool, A Villa de Mer creates an atmosphere of tranquility and peace. The spacious TV lounge offers a 19 channel DSTV Bouquet and DVD Player. FREE WI-FI. You can relax and enjoy sundowners on the balcony whilst taking in the beautiful views over the Indian ocean. Fall asleep to the smell and sound of waves breaking on the beach. Cross the quiet road and walk the endless white beaches.We offer comfortable home-from-home accommodation. Enjoy the spacious and unpretentious setting of A Villa de Mer. Whether on business or holiday, A Villa de Mer offers its own brand of local hospitality and is a welcome retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday living. It is the ideal place to simply relax or to use as a base from which to explore the many sights of Port Alfred. ... more less
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