First Avenue Lodge Guest House in Port Elizabeth

First Avenue Guesthouse

Guest House / Self Catering / Conference Venue at 3 First Avenue, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth, 6001, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About First Avenue Guesthouse

First Avenue Guesthouse is located in the exclusive beachfront suburb of Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth and is the perfect destination for discerning business and leisure travellers. The four-star graded accommodation is elegant and comfortable with each well-appointed room opening onto the swimming pool and beautiful secluded garden. Each room has its own private entrance and en-suite bathroom with secure off-street parking and all-night security is also provided to ensure the safety of our guests and their belongings.

First Avenue Guesthouse offers 4-star boutique style accommodation and is very central in close proximity to main shopping areas, the business hub, sporting facilities and less than 100 metres from popular beaches. The Guesthouse is within easy walking distance of the Boardwalk Casino & Entertainment complex and many other beachfront restaurants. We pride ourselves with a friendly welcoming environment and offer great service and hospitality.

Port Elizabeth is ideally situated on the Garden Route between Knysna and East London and the surrounding areas boast malaria-free private game lodges, the famous National Addo National Elephant Park and many other attractive tourist destinations. Port Elizabeth is also famously known as the water sport capital of Southern Africa, making First Avenue Guesthouse the ideal location for athletes competing in the many major sporting events in Port Elizabeth.


All the guest rooms benefit from attractive, comfortable furnishings and dècor and bed options range from King Size to Twin Singles. All rooms are non-smoking and offer:
• En-suite bathroom
• Private Entrance
• Television with DSTV (hotel package)
• Fan
• Heater
• Complimentary tea/coffee facilities
• Mini kitchenette including toaster, kettle, microwave, under-counter fridge, glasses, cutlery and crockery
• Safe
• Hairdryer
• Towels

The original character-filled homestead dates back to the early 1900's with gleaming Oregon pine floors and high ceilings and has been extensively upgraded with all the mod cons. Guests are encouraged to grab a well-deserved drink from the bar and relax around the pool after a hard day at work or on the beach...otherwise take a leisurely stroll along our beautiful beachfront and enjoy a sumptuous meal at one of the many favoured restaurants within easy walking distance.

Seeing as this is a family run business we warmly welcome families at First Avenue Guesthouse and we offer various accommodation units to suit your needs. Feel free to chat to us so that we can work out the best possible sleeping arrangement for your stay.

Self-catering Accommodation
Our self-catering house located on the Guesthouse property has four bedrooms and four bathrooms, a kitchen, lounge and braai / entertainment room. This is the ideal space for larger groups or families who want to stay together and cater for themselves. Optional breakfast and cleaning service is available.

Breakfast and Dining

Breakfast is served daily in our dining room and includes a self-service continental display as well as a choice of cooked breakfast from the menu. Friends of guests are welcome to join for breakfast at an additional cost per person.


The Guest House offers conference facilities fully equipped with TV and projector, catering up to a maximum of 35 delegates. Our conference package includes waters, mints, mid-morning tea/coffee break with snacks, two or three course lunch and afternoon tea/coffee. This package is flexible and can be amended according to special requirements.

Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth also known as Madiba Bay, forms part of Nelson Mandela Bay, situated in the Eastern Cape Province. The City, often shortened to PE and nicknamed "The Friendly City", stretches for 16km along Algoa Bay, and is one of the major seaports in South Africa. PE is well known as the water sport capital of South Africa with our pristine beaches located just across the main beach road.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool


  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Bar
  • Breakaway area(s)
  • Catering (in-house)
  • Co-ordinator (in-house)
  • Dance floor
  • Decorating
  • Exhibition space
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Marquee
  • Parking
  • Standard conf. equipment

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi

Accreditations (as claimed by First Avenue Guesthouse)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)

Tonight From
per unit, per night

Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -33.983329999333336
Longitude: 25.659866

Closest airport(s)
Port Elizabeth Airport - 10km

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

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged, please enquire.

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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

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  • Visa
  • American Express
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