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Lodge on Main Guest House
Lodge on Main Guest House
Lodge on Main Guest House
Lodge on Main Guest House
Lodge on Main Guest House
Lodge on Main Guest House
Lodge on Main Guest House

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9

Exceptional

260 reviews

260 reviews

Housekeeping4
Breakfast3
Food & Dining1
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8.7

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
St George's Park 3.5 km
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum 3.7 km
The Donkin Reserve 4.6 km
Boardwalk Casino 7.5 km
Sardinia Bay Local Authority Nature Reserve 9.0 km
cape Recife Nature reserve 10.9 km
Baywest Mall 11.6 km
Volkswagen Autopavillion 26.2 km
Storms River Bridge 151.8 km
Nearby landmarks
Elite Fitness 190 m
Ian Robertson Pharmacy 260 m
Calm 420 m
Red Feather Trading 680 m
King Edward Golf 680 m
Little Walmer Golf Club 750 m
Walmer Country Club 1.1 km
Outspan Park 1.2 km
Walmer Health Centre 1.3 km
Gugus Township Tour 1.5 km

Lodge on Main Guest House

188 Main Road, Walmer, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 6070 - See map

The car parking and the Wi-Fi are always free, so you can stay in touch and come and go as you please. Conveniently situated in the Walmer part of Port Elizabeth, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Boardwalk Casino. Rated with 4 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to restaurant, indoor pool and outdoor pool on-site.

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Highlights

Sparkling clean

Airport transport

Complimentary WIFi in all rooms

Daily cleaning

Bar

Staff Vaccination
Hygiene Plus
100% of staff fully vaccinated

100% of on-site staff have received all necessary vaccination shots for COVID-19.

Facilities

Transport to airport

Pets allowed

Car park

Shuttle service

Swimming pool [outdoor]

Golf course [on-site]

Complimentary WIFi in all rooms

Contactless check-in/out

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Port Elizabeth every 50 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money8.6
Distance to city center0.5 Km
Location rating8.7
Nearest airportPort Elizabeth Airport (PLZ)
Distance to airport3.2 km

Rooms available at Lodge on Main Guest House

Deluxe Double Room 7
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 queen bed
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Luxury Triple Room 4
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  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 single bed and 1 king bed...
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Luxury Double or Twin Room 5
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 2 single beds or 1 king bed
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Large Double Room 9
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  • Room size: 45 m²/484 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 double bed
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Deluxe Double Room 6
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  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 queen bed
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Luxury Double or Twin Room 8
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed or 2 single beds
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Luxury Double or Twin Room 2
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 2 single beds or 1 king bed
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Luxury Double Room 3
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 double bed
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Luxury Double Room 1
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 double bed
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Room 6
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  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 queen bed
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Lodge on Main Guest House?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee.

How do I get to Lodge on Main Guest House?

Lodge on Main Guest House is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the lodge know you want to book a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service with prices and more information. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Lodge on Main Guest House has a car park right on site for maximum convenience. Parking is free for guests.

Is breakfast offered at Lodge on Main Guest House?

Start your mornings right, with the continental and buffet breakfast options offered at Lodge on Main Guest House. Adults can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 70 ZAR if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the lodge.

What is the smoking policy at Lodge on Main Guest House?

Lodge on Main Guest House does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

What restaurants are nearby Lodge on Main Guest House?

Lodge on Main Guest House is located in Walmer, famous for good restaurants such as Cafe Capellini & Cappuccino Bar, Brioche Food and Coffee and Coffee Botique and Deli & oSo Lovely Clothing.

What popular shopping places are close to Lodge on Main Guest House?

Located in the Walmer area, Lodge on Main Guest House is close to great shopping choices like Calm and Ostrich Emporium SA.

What are popular attractions near Lodge on Main Guest House?

Guests at Lodge on Main Guest House can easily visit Outspan Park, Shambala Wellness Spa and Settlers Park located in the Walmer area.

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What people love about Lodge on Main Guest House

  • 9.2

    Exceptional
    Staff 

    "Food was amazing and staff were absolutely amazing"

    Samantha

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    July 12, 2022

  • 9.6

    Exceptional
    Staff 

    "Amazingly friendly staff."

    Ryan

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    July 9, 2022

  • 9.2

    Exceptional

    "We really enjoyed our stay at Lodge on Main."

    Cindy

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    September 28, 2021

Property ranking|Compared to 419 Port Elizabeth properties
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Cheapest price score
Value for money score
8.6/10
Room comfort score
6/10
Cleanliness score
8.9/10
Better than
98
%
of Port Elizabeth properties
Better than
94
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of Port Elizabeth properties
Better than
94
%
of Port Elizabeth properties
Better than
93
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of Port Elizabeth properties
Overall rating:

9

Exceptional
260 reviews
Cleanliness
8.9
Facilities
8.6
Location
8.7
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More about Lodge on Main Guest House

More about Lodge on Main Guest House

Lodge on Main Guest House

Enjoy all that Port Elizabeth has to offer with a stay at Lodge on Main Guest House. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.
At Lodge on Main Guest House, the excellent service and superior facilities make for an unforgettable stay. Free internet access provided within the lodge keeps you connected throughout your stay. Airport transfer services can be booked before your check-in date, to ensure a smooth and convenient arrival or departure. For guests arriving by car, parking is provided free of charge.
Always get the assistance you need with front desk services including safety deposit boxes. Cold evenings are even better than warm ones, when you can cozy up at the lodge's fireplace. For longer stays or whenever you need it, the dry cleaning service and laundry service keep your favorite travel outfits clean and available. Feel like doing nothing? Available services like daily housekeeping let you get the most out of your time at Lodge on Main Guest House.
For health reasons, smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the lodge. For guests who would like to smoke, the designated smoking areas are available.
All rooms at Lodge on Main Guest House are designed and decorated to make guests feel right at home. Enjoy your stay even more at the lodge, knowing that some selected rooms include blackout curtains and air conditioning. Some rooms at Lodge on Main Guest House are available with design features like a balcony or terrace. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find cable TV available in some selected rooms.
Bathroom amenities are just as important as others, and at the lodge you'll find a hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobes and towels available in some guest bathrooms.


Dining and things to do

Each morning you can start the day with a delicious in-house breakfast offered at Lodge on Main Guest House. A number of great dining options at the lodge assures that you'll always have convenient and delicious choices. A great night out couldn't be easier! Enjoy a fun evening without traveling outside at the bar.
Enjoy the countless activities offered at Lodge on Main Guest House. A beach that's accessible right from the lodge puts you close to the ocean during your stay. Don't forget to make a visit or two to the lodge's pool. At Lodge on Main Guest House, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. Enjoy your favorite drink in your swimsuit at the lodge's poolside bar.
Challenge your travel group members or other guests to competitive fun, with the lodge's golf course on site. Family time on relaxed evenings is easy with the lodge's library and shared lounge and TV area.


Around the property

Don't miss out on all that Port Elizabeth has to offer! Be sure to visit The Donkin Reserve located 4.6 km away, an item on every checklist of those who travel to Port Elizabeth.


Reasons to stay here

Find rooms here that are cheaper than 95% of all other options in the city.
Find incredible value for money here, which is ranked better than 93% of the city's accommodation.
Compared to other accommodations in Port Elizabeth, facilities here are rated higher than 94% of them.

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Amenities and facilities
Excellent
Facilities

8.6

Most talked about facilities

Housekeeping

3 mentions

Breakfast

1 mention

Languages spoken

  • English

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible

Internet access

  • Complimentary WIFi in all rooms
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Game room
  • Garden
  • Golf course [on-site]
  • Swimming pool [indoor]
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]

Cleanliness and safety

  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Body thermometer
  • Breakfast takeaway service
  • Cashless payment service
  • Daily disinfection in all rooms
  • Daily disinfection in common areas
  • Doctor/nurse on call
  • Face coverings on staff
  • First aid kit
  • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Individually-wrapped food options
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Safe dining setup
  • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Sterilizing equipment
  • Temperature check for guests and staff

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Alternative meal arrangement
  • Bar
  • Kitchen
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurants

Services and conveniences

  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Daily cleaning
  • Disabled facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Food delivery
  • Heating in public area
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Library
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Terrace

For the kids

  • Family room
  • Playground

Land sports

  • Golf course (within 3 km)

Access

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed

Getting around

  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [on-site]
  • Shuttle service
  • Transport to airport
Food and dining
Breakfast options
  • Continental
  • Full English/Irish
Location
188 Main Road, Walmer, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 6070
Excellent
Location

8.7

Airports

  • Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ)
    3.2 km
  • Bhisho Airport (VIY)
    199.5 km

Public transportation

  • Valley Railway Station
    3.7 km
  • North End Railway Station
    4.9 km

Hospital or clinic

  • Ian Robertson Pharmacy
    260 m

Convenience store

  • Bonjour
    860 m

Cash withdrawal

  • ATM
    640 m
What's nearby

Popular landmarks

  • St George's Park
    3.5 km
  • Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum
    3.7 km
  • The Donkin Reserve
    4.6 km
  • Boardwalk Casino
    7.5 km
  • Sardinia Bay Local Authority Nature Reserve
    9.0 km
  • cape Recife Nature reserve
    10.9 km
  • Baywest Mall
    11.6 km
  • Volkswagen Autopavillion
    26.2 km
  • Storms River Bridge
    151.8 km

Nearby landmarks

  • Elite Fitness
    190 m
  • Ian Robertson Pharmacy
    260 m
  • Calm
    420 m
  • Red Feather Trading
    680 m
  • King Edward Golf
    680 m
  • Little Walmer Golf Club
    750 m
  • Walmer Country Club
    1.1 km
  • Outspan Park
    1.2 km
  • Walmer Health Centre
    1.3 km
  • Gugus Township Tour
    1.5 km
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
Property policies
Children and extra beds

Extra beds vary by room. Please check each room's capacity for details.

All children are welcome.

Infant 0-3 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Baby cot/crib available upon request
Children 4-11 year(s)
Must use an extra bed
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 12 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Others
  • When booking 6 or more rooms, special policies may apply.
Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out

  • Check-in from14:00
  • Check-out until11:00
  • Reception open until21:00

Getting around

  • Distance from city center0.5 Km
  • Travel time to airport (minutes)8

Extras

  • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)70 ZAR

The property

  • Non-smoking rooms/floorsYes
  • Number of bars/lounges1
  • Number of floors2
  • Number of rooms 9
  • Room voltage220
  • Most recent renovation2015

Parking

  • Daily parking fee00 ZAR

Reviews of Lodge on Main Guest House from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
8.7
/
10
Excellent
Cleanliness8.9
Facilities8.6
Location8.7
Room comfort and quality6.0
Service8.7
Value for money8.6
High score for Port Elizabeth
Rating
9+ Exceptional (9)
8-9 Excellent (2)
7-8 Very Good (0)
6-7 Good (0)
<6 Below Expectation (2)
Time of the year
Mar - May (3)
Jun - Aug (4)
Sep - Nov (3)
Dec - Feb (3)
All guests (40)
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Showing 13 verified guest comments
10.0
Exceptional
Elzanie from South Africa
Solo traveler
Acacia Room
Stayed 2 nights in August 2019

Amazing!”

This was the second time I stayed at Lodge on Main Guest House and it was such a pleasure. The service is absolutely fantastic, delicious breakfast, friendly staff and the cleanliness is on point! Lodge on Main will be my first choice when travelling to PE again for work

Reviewed August 31, 2019

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Dear Elzanie, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us- we greatly appreciate feedback from our guests and are thrilled when we receive such positive comments as it truly means the world to us. We look forward to serving you plenty more delicious breakfasts! Candice

Responded October 17, 2019
Lodge on Main Guest House
10.0
Exceptional
Minesh from South Africa
Business traveler
Room 7
Stayed 1 night in November 2019

Luxury at a good price”

This place is really a hidden gem in Port Elizabeth. Staff are very professional and the rooms are clean and very comfortable. Will be back again!

Reviewed November 05, 2019

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Dear Minesh, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review- we appreciate it immensely! We look forward to hosting you again soon. Candice

Responded November 05, 2019
Lodge on Main Guest House
8.8
Excellent
Grant from South Africa
Business traveler
Banyan Room
Stayed 2 nights in December 2017

Awesome Comfort & Value for Money”

A very comfortable and clean lodge, offering fantastic rooms and comfortable beds. Great location, with good on site parking behind a controlled entrance.

Reviewed December 13, 2017

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Dear Grant Thank you so much for taking the time to review us- we greatly appreciate feedback from our guests, and are especially happy that they feel safe and at home on our property. We look forward to having you join us again. Candice

Responded October 17, 2019
Lodge on Main Guest House
10.0
Exceptional
Kevin from South Africa
Business traveler
Banyan Room
Stayed 4 nights in September 2020

Exceptional value, friendly owner and staff”

Second time staying here and will always stay here when in PE

Reviewed September 22, 2020

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Thank you Kevin! It is always a pleasure having you join us. Looking forward to hosting you many times more in the future. Best, Candice

Responded September 26, 2020
Lodge on Main Guest House
8.8
Excellent
Grant from South Africa
Business traveler
Room 4
Stayed 1 night in May 2018

perfect Stay Over”

Fantastic value for money in a very clean, centrally located guesthouse.

Reviewed May 27, 2018

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Dear Grant, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us- we greatly appreciate feedback. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Candice

Responded October 17, 2019
Lodge on Main Guest House
5.3
Mohamed from South Africa
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in December 2014

Average accomodation ”

Friendly staff

Average ...nothing spectacular

Reviewed January 15, 2015

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Dear Mohamed, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We are under new management since your last stay and can assure you we strive for nothing less than SPECTACULAR nowadays! Candice

Responded October 17, 2019
Lodge on Main Guest House
9.2
Exceptional
Samantha from South Africa
Business traveler
Juniper Room
Stayed 3 nights in July 2022

Exceptional”

Food was amazing and staff were absolutely amazing

Reviewed July 13, 2022

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Thank you Samantha!

Responded July 29, 2022
Lodge on Main Guest House
9.6
Exceptional
Ryan from South Africa
Group
Banyan Room
Stayed 2 nights in July 2022

Great Accomodation”

Amazingly friendly staff. Clean and neat environments. Beautiful breakfasts.

Reviewed July 10, 2022

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Thank you so much for your feedback!

Responded July 29, 2022
Lodge on Main Guest House
10.0
Exceptional
Theodore from South Africa
Solo traveler
Juniper Room
Stayed 2 nights in July 2022

Lodge”

Was a great experience

Reviewed July 09, 2022

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Thank you Theodore!

Responded July 29, 2022
Lodge on Main Guest House
10.0
Exceptional
LAURA from South Africa
Solo traveler
Juniper Room
Stayed 2 nights in January 2022

Exceptional”

Arrived and stayed alone. very tranquil, staff very friendly and would definitely recommend to Solo or Couples, very accommodating Lodge, Animal Friendly, Other Guests all friendly, most definitely still THE FRIENDLY CITY

Reviewed January 27, 2022

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Dear Laura, Thank you so very much for taking the time to review us- we sincerely appreciate it! We love receiving feedback like this- as we truly want every guest to have a 10/10 stay! Looking forward to hosting you again in future. Best, Candy

Responded January 28, 2022
Lodge on Main Guest House
9.2
Exceptional
Cindy from South Africa
Couple
Luxury Double Room 3
Stayed 1 night in September 2021

Wonderful stay at Lodge on Main”

We really enjoyed our stay at Lodge on Main. Only criticism was that the bathroom had some mould. Otherwise breakfast was lovely and everything else was great!

Reviewed September 28, 2021

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Hi Cindy! Thank you so much for your feedback- we appreciate it sincerely. Hope to host you again soon. Candy

Responded September 30, 2021
Lodge on Main Guest House
10.0
Exceptional
Boitumelo from South Africa
Solo traveler
Juniper Room
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

Beautiful ”

Had a wonderful time.. I would absolutely recommend it.

Reviewed May 10, 2021

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Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! We look forward to hosting you again soon.

Responded May 10, 2021
Lodge on Main Guest House
2.4
Luvuyo from South Africa
Couple
Juniper Room
Stayed 1 night in April 2021

Acceptable”

Not so friendly staff, Our room had a lot of dust, Bed linen is worn out and no longer white, Fridge made a lot of noise and difficult to close, Good breakfast.

Reviewed April 28, 2021

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Thank you for your feedback Luvuyo. We have taken it on board and changed the necessary. Best, Candy

Responded May 21, 2021
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