King Edward Hotel - Port Elizabeth

ex. Protea Edward & Conference Centre Port Elizabeth

Cnr. Belmont Terrace & Western Road, Port Elizabeth, South Africa  show map
 4 stars
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King Edward Hotel - Port Elizabeth

Wi-Fi
Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Cafe

Dining room

Breakfast room

Laundry
Elevator
Meeting facilities

Business center

Overview

King Edward Hotel is located in an entertainment area of Port Elizabeth in close proximity to Boardwalk Casino, Hobie Beach and Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. The hotel opened its doors in 1903 and was remodeled in 2010.

King Edward Hotel lies in the historical center of Port Elizabeth. The city center is 6 km away from the hotel.

Guests can reach King Edward Hotel by car from Port Elizabeth airport in 5 minutes.

Rooms

There are tasteful rooms with climate control, a work desk, a private balcony, direct dial phone and cable TV provided for travelers staying in Port Elizabeth. Some rooms at King Edward Hotel have a view over the city. They feature en suite bathrooms with a shower, bath sheets and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Every day a hearty breakfast is served in the dining room.

Services

The hotel provides currency exchange, a lift and a kiosk along with conference equipment and a business center to fit the needs of all guests.

Internet

No internet access available

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   104.

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Facilities

General

  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange

Services

  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Medical facilities service

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • Dining room
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel King Edward Hotel - Port Elizabeth Port Elizabeth location
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Hotel Address:

Cnr. Belmont Terrace & Western Road, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Get directions
City Center
  • Port Elizabeth
    3.5 mi
Airports
  • Port Elizabeth (PLZ)
    1.6 mi
Train Stations
  • Port Elizabeth Railway Station
    2300 ft
  • Humewood Road Railway Station
    1.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    104

Rooms and availability

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Size: 540 sq. feet
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How to reach hotel

hotel King Edward Hotel - Port Elizabeth Port Elizabeth location
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Hotel Address:

Cnr. Belmont Terrace & Western Road, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Get directions
City Center
  • Port Elizabeth
    3.5 mi
Airports
  • Port Elizabeth (PLZ)
    1.6 mi
Train Stations
  • Port Elizabeth Railway Station
    2300 ft
  • Humewood Road Railway Station
    1.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    104

King Edward Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Grahamstown National Arts Festival - 1.5 mi

Popular areas

  • The Casino Saint - 1.2 mi

Places of interest

  • Port Elizabeth Harbour - 3000 ft
  • Prince Alfred's Park - 1.9 mi

Train stations

  • Port Elizabeth Railway Station - 2000 ft
  • Humewood Road Railway Station - 1.1 mi
  • Valley Railway Station - 1.1 mi
  • North End Railway Station - 1.2 mi
  • Bibo Railway Station - 1.4 mi

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Boardwalk Casino - 1.8 mi

Stadiums

  • Nelson Mandela Stadium - 1.9 mi

Museums

  • No 7 Castle Hill Museum - 1000 ft
  • South African Air Force Museum - 1000 ft
  • Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum - 3000 ft
  • Horse Memorial - 3000 ft
  • South End Museum - 3300 ft
  • Bayworld Museum - 1.9 mi
  • Museum of Bay World - 1.9 mi

Golf courses and Country clubs

  • Shark River Golf Club - 1.6 mi
  • Port Elizabeth Golf Club - 1.7 mi

Marina

  • Bayworld Oceanarium - 1.9 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    104
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King Edward Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at King Edward Hotel

Average guest rating

7.2out of 10
Very good
Based on 48 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    5.8

    I liked the design, its antique nature, size of the room

    Airconditioner was not working. No shower cap I had to request the shower cap. No bed side lamp. Breakfast time was not adhered to, it was indicated that breakfast start at 7am, but staff and food available at 7h20. No hot milk even at the time.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    The hotel is an absolute gem in a now impoverished part of town. Great atmosphere and period 'feel'. Really appreciated the free upgrade to a suite.

    No permanent bar. The hotel should invest in bringing the area to life

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    The hotel was conveniently situated for our purposes and the room was extremely comfortable and well appointed.

    The situation of the hotel was reasonably noisy at night and unfortunately there was a large delegation from a political party who were coming and going all night. We did not feel that as a 4 star hotel it provided what we would expect eg. No ladies bar

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Only stayed one night

    I did not like the location. It was too close to that African Jazz club with the pub across the road and there were many people walking around drunk.This left us feeling it was not a safe location.

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    Great renovated rooms with some old charm. Very comfortable and well proportioned rooms.

    My room faced onto the nightclub across the road which was a little noisy on Friday and Saturday night but not a major issue. Breakfast dining was a little confusing on one of the days.

  • Couple
    7.8

    The service and the breakfasts were great.

  • Single
    5.8

    Historical building and setting

    Services - lack of barfridge, late nite services

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Arranging free hotel transport to the Neil Diamond show - very thoughtful for the out of towners

  • Single
    7.4

    I had a suite with two balconies, though only one had any furniture. The bed was extremely comfortable and the large shower cubicle was very good. Free transport to and from the airport was a bonus as was free internet access, though this was only available when the Business Centre was free.

    Its hard to describe this hotel, its definitely unusual & I feel they are striving for the luxury market but not attaining that standard. Lots of small things lets it down. Its been refurbished but I feel its been done as cheaply as possible. The windows wont open as they've been painted up (though the french doors did open). In a 3 room suite there was only one bin - in the bathroom. Although toileteries were provided in abundance there were no tissues. A fridge in the sitting room would have been nice. There were dirty finger marks on the door frames and the toilet looked as if it could do with some bleach. On the Friday morning the breakfast buffet was poor and the waiting staff looked slovenly but on the Saturday morning (when the hotel appeared to be full) the buffet was better & the waitresses dressed smartly - why not be like that all the time? When I arrived I was told (not by the hotel) that the area outside was too dangerous to go out, which was very disconcerting! Actually, although it was rough it wasn't as bad as I'd feared!

  • Couple
    5.8

    sea view

    Having no aircon opening the window above reception is very very noisy

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    Had a little varanda, with a ocean view, was wonderful! Aircon was a nice to have extra. Breakfast was very nice and staff very helpful and friendly. Hotel taxi service went out of their way to take us where we wanted to be and picked us up. Conference facilities wonderful.

    Door to the corridor should be more sound proof. Problem with shower making the bathroom floor wet. Would be nice if room had a refridgerator.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    A lovely Edwardian-era hotel, which has been recently refurbished. From arrival, the staff were ward and courteous. The Valentines night buffet dinner was excellent value.

  • Family with children
    7.4

    The building is very nice, refurbished in some areas, it might have been a very nice hotel.

    The location is not so good but we were not able to see where was the best place to stay in PE, so probably this hotel is in a rather good location. Also they say in their description "Wi-fi is available in the entire hotel and is free of charge" and it was not true, only in lobby. No aircon in our room and when you open the window the area is a bit noisy.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Room and bathroom newly refurbished, private second floor balcony with a great view over the harbour.

  • Family with children
    5.0

    Did not enjoy the stay, as the lights and the aircon did not work in my room.When I booked online we requested baby cot and transfer to the airport and none of these were met.There was no staff as the doorman was the waiter aswell.

How to reach hotel

hotel King Edward Hotel - Port Elizabeth Port Elizabeth location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Cnr. Belmont Terrace & Western Road, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Get directions
City Center
  • Port Elizabeth
    3.5 mi
Airports
  • Port Elizabeth (PLZ)
    1.6 mi
Train Stations
  • Port Elizabeth Railway Station
    2300 ft
  • Humewood Road Railway Station
    1.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    104