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Algoa Guesthouse is an owner managed 3 star bed and breakfast in Summerstrand Port Elizabeth. If you are here to enjoy all the attractions of our Friendly City or are about to embark on a journey along the beautiful Garden Route, holiday makers and business travellers alike will enjoy a comfortable stay at this guest house in Port Elizabeth.

Algoa B&B offers comfortable air conditioned, clean and semi self-catering rooms (microwave, bar fridge, tea/coffee making facilities), flat screen TV's with a selection of satellite channels. Wi-Fi is free of charge. Enjoy a healthy or full English breakfast in the quaint dining room which overlooks the swimming pool and attractive garden.

This child friendly accommodation is only a mere 200 metre stroll to the beachfront of Pollock Beach. Experience the warm waters of Nelson Mandela Bay (Algoa Bay) at one of beaches (Pollock Beach, Hobie Beach or one of our Blue Flag beaches (Humewood Beach & Kings Beach) which is also a popular destination to swim or surf or to go scuba diving with the dolphins at one of the estimated 400 ship wreckages.

Algoa Guest House is ideally positioned in Port Elizabeth to act as your base to experience the Eastern Cape. Grahamstown, Sardinia Bay, Jeffreys Bay and Addo Elephant Park are less than an hour's drive away. Alternatively go and explore the rich cultural heritage of our city centre (do the Donkin Trail).

Pack your clubs and enjoy a round of golf at the Humewood Links Golf Course which is only 1,5km's away. The North and South Campus of Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University is also only 1,5km's away convenient for NMMU visitors (students, parents and academic staff). There are several popular restaurants within a 2 km radius from this Algoa Bay bed and breakfast and the Boardwalk Casino & Entertainment Centre is also just 2km's away.

Port Elizabeth Airport is just a 10 minutes' drive from Algoa and airport transfers can be organised on your behalf.

Secure off street parking is provided for your vehicle behind remote controlled gates.


Latest Accommodation Deals

Single Occupancy

Rooms have a selection of double beds or twin beds (can be converted to king size on request) and are serviced daily.

  • Air Conditioner
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Select Satellite Channels (hotel bouquet)
  • En-suite bathroom/shower

Double Occupancy

Rooms have a selection of double beds or twin beds (can be converted to king size on request) and are serviced daily.

  • Kettle/Bodum
  • Bar Fridge
  • Hair Dryers

Weekend Special

Rooms have a selection of double beds or twin beds (can be converted to king size on request) and are serviced daily.

  • Microwave
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Free Wi-fi

Conditions of Reservation

Deposit and cancellation

The guest can cancel free of charge until 30 days before arrival. One night stays will be charged in full within 30 days of arrival which is non-refundable. The guest will be charged 50% of the total price of a booking longer that 2 days within 30 days of arrival which is non-refundable. If the guest does not show up they will be charged the total price of the booking. Balance is payable on arrival. No refund will be made for late arrival or early departure unless rooms can be re-let.

By providing credit card details in lieu of deposit, the card holder grants Algoa B&B the right to debit the card with the above charges.

Check-in and departure times

Check in time is between 3:00pm and 6:00pm. Guests are welcome to check in earlier, but we cannot guarantee rooms will be ready before 3:00pm.

Later check-ins are not a problem, but to avoid being treated as a "no show" guests must please advise us so that necessary arrangements can be made.

No check-ins will be accepted after 10:00pm.

Check-out is by 10:00am on day of departure, however, luggage may be left with us after check-out and collected later in the day.

General conditions of stay

Right of admission is reserved.

We reserve the right to move rooms that have been booked over the internet.

Kindly note that we do not accept check-ins or check-outs on the 25th of December.


Guests attend this establishment at their own risk.

Algoa guesthouse requests that children between the ages of 1&6 years are not permitted to swim without a parent or guardian present. Guests / residents must ensure that no visitor children are admitted to the guest area unless they are able to swim.

Vehicles are parked in the parking area or in the road at owner's risk. The proprietor, it's agent/s and / or its employees ("the proprietor") shall not be liable for, and the guest/s waive/s and abandon/s any claims of whatever nature including but not limited to that for theft, injury, loss or damage of whatever nature, against the Proprietor, whether arising from the Proprietor's default, negligence or otherwise. Guests in addition to the aforesaid, hereby indemnify the Proprietor against any claims which may arise from whatever nature, whether arising from the proprietor's default, negligence or otherwise.

Room rates include free breakfast for overnight guests (fresh fruit salad, cereals, a full English breakfast, tea and filter coffee) and VAT.

Agents' commission is excluded.

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