Benri Bed & Breakfast or Self Catering East London

Benri B&B

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering at 77 Oceanway, Gonubie, 5257, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About Benri B&B

Benri B&B and Self Catering is situated in Gonubie, a popular holiday resort on the Eastern Cape Coast, approximately 20km from East London. The swimming beach of Gonubie is one of the few beaches in South Africa that has been awarded Blue Flag status, ensuring a very clean and safe beach, especially for children. The well known "boardwalk" is a great attraction, giving a person the feeling of almost "walking on the water".

Benri B&B and Self Catering is situated in Oceanway, which runs along the shore. It is here that fishermen, joggers and strollers can relax away from the city's hustle and bustle.


The three level guesthouse comprises of one self-catering unit and four bed and breakfast rooms. The penthouse, a two bedroom unit with a breathtaking 270 degree sea view, takes pride of place on the top level. The B&B units, both with sea views and large balconies are on the second level.

Bed & Breakfast
The B&B units, with balcony & sea views are on the second level. Each room has a flat screen TV with DSTV (selected channels), aircon or ceiling fan, hairdryer, bar fridge, microwave, kettle and coffee / tea facilities. From the spacious living area on the second level with its wide balconies and panoramic views guests can relax and enjoy watching the dolphins and whales.

Self Catering
The penthouse, a two bedroom unit with breath taking 270 degree sea views, takes pride of place on the top level. This apartment has a fully equipped kitchen with stove, hob, microwave oven and fridge. In the enclosed braai area, also with a seaview, one can have a braai even if the weather is bad.


Benri's owners and Hosts, Ben and Riëtte, are assisted by receptionist Daisy and Julia and our breakfast chef Phindie who is renowned for her scrumptious breakfasts, whilst Dolly, Sylvia, Conzi & Nandi are a great help cleaning rooms and assisting Phindie with the preparation of breakfast. As a visitor to Benri you will experience quick and efficient service and staff that are determined to make our guests feel at home.

Benri offers ample, secure off-street parking.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Hi fi
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Secretarial services
  • Smoking: none indoors

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Room service


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers

Accreditations (as claimed by Benri B&B)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)
AA Quality Assured Accommodation AssociateHand Picked by SA-Venues.comRecommended on TripAdvisor

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -32.950685
Longitude: 28.01524

Closest airport(s)
East London Airport - 30km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome, a cot is available on request.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Listed on
March 2009 - 1 Review

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