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Kowie River Guest House
Ranked #1 of 27 Port Alfred B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 20 July 2014

I can't point anything out that was not of the highest rating. Everything was 5 star and we had lovely time! We relaxed and enjoy the beautiful view. The owners were very charming, friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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KowieRiverGH, Owner at Kowie River Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2014

Thank you for the lovely review you gave us.
It was a pleasure having you stay and we hope to be able to welcome you back to KRGH when next you are in our area
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KRGH

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Reviewed 16 July 2014

My experience was lasting mile excellence. Everyday the service was excellent and Dale & his mother made this excellence happen effortless. I suppose if this is your standard it is effortless to achieve. Both were totally accommodating & helpful. I would definitely return

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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KowieRiverGH, Owner at Kowie River Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2014

It was lovely having you stay with us and hope we have eased you into Guest House accommodation.
We look forward to welcoming you back to KRGH
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KRGH

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Reviewed 7 July 2014

The Kowie River Guest House is the most perfect getaway my husband and I have experienced in quite a while! The hosts were so accommodating and nothing was too much effort. A definite "home away from home" feel and we will be going back again and again!

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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KowieRiverGH, Owner at Kowie River Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2014

Thank you for the lovely review you gave us Kerry.
It was lovely having you stay and thrilled you felt so comfortable in our home
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KRGH

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Reviewed 4 June 2014

Stayed for 3 nights at the end of April in room 1.
We had reserved for 2 nights but Ditte kindly allowed us to arrive a day early ( Sunday) as we had problems with our previous accommodation.
We were warmly welcomed with tea and cakes and shown to our pristine room. Everything here is light, spacious and spotless. The large balconies (equipped for outdoor coking) are only a short stones throw from the river and the views just keep one spell bound for ages. Yes, giraffes in the distance, the tides ebbing and flowing and an abundance of bird life. Just walk out of the property and saunter for about a mile along the river bank. Stop for a beer or just sit and watch the world go by.
The room and bathroom were spacious as was the very comfortable bed and pillows. Gowns, Safe, good storage space, fridge and pool. Also excellent TV with all sports channels. Good car parking.
Dale the barefoot chef is the perfect host. He also prepares an excellent breakfast, cooked to order with different pastries/bread each day. Nothing is too much trouble. All his support staff are friendly and keep the Guest house immaculate.
Lots to do in and around the town with good eating choices. We ate at the Links and Grazing by the River and enjoyed both. Walking on the vast, deserted beaches at Port Alfred and Kenton was wonderful.
We felt very comfortable, safe and happy in Port Alfred and will certainly visit again on our next trip to SA and of course stay at KRGH.

Room Tip: all river facing the same and excellent
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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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KowieRiverGH, Owner at Kowie River Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2014

Thank you for the lovely review you gave us.
It was our pleasure having you stay an extra night and hope you enjoyed the Eastern Cape and that it will become a regular area to visit in your future travels
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KRGH

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Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

Our stay at kowie river guest house was nothing short of fantastic. From check in to check out we were made to feel welcome and comfortable. The rooms are beautiful and functional, with every whim catered for and spectacular views! The breakfast was a real treat, prepared by the host, Dale. We only wish we could've stayed longer!

Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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KowieRiverGH, Owner at Kowie River Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2014

We appreciate the fact that you took the time to give us such a nice review.
It was lovely having you stay and we hope to be able to welcome you back to our Guest House
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KRGH

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Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

What a treat to stay for 5 glorious days at the Kowie River Guest House. Dale is a darling, the service sublime , the breakfasts beautifully presented and the facilities really and truly first class. We would not hesitate to recommend. Thank you!

Stayed: April 2014
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KowieRiverGH, Owner at Kowie River Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2014

It was our pleasure having you stay with us.
Thank you for the lovely review you have given us.
We appreciate it
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KRGH

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Reviewed 15 April 2014

We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay here in our comfortable, tasteful designed and decorated room. Our host, Dale with his suburb breakfasts and his attention where much appreciated. This was one of the best stays we had on our seven week trip round South Africa.

Room Tip: There are four room which look out over the river. All are excellent.
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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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KowieRiverGH, Owner at Kowie River Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2014

Ahhhhh, I like the caption!!!
Thank you for the lovely review.
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KRGH

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Additional Information about Kowie River Guest House

Address: 10 Colegate Road, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred
Amenities:
Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 27 B&Bs / Inns in Port Alfred
Price Range: £84 - £93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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