Lodge on Main Guest House in Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape

Lodge on Main Guest House

Bed & Breakfast / Conference Venue at 188 Main Road, Walmer, Port Elizabeth, 6070, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About Lodge on Main Guest House

The stunning 4 star Lodge on Main Guest House and Conference Centre in Walmer Port Elizabeth is the logical choice for your conference accommodation and function bookings and there are many reasons why.

This boutique hotel style guest house owned by Craig Morris (of Newcast) and Kim Weissensee (CEO of Zenith Optimedia) and successfully run by lodge manager; Shaun Munna is now also Port Elizabeth's first class, first choice function venue. The sincere passion and invested interest from the owners is visible in every detail and care that's been taken to turn the establishment into what it is today!

Just a few of these carefully thought out renovations include; an additional breakaway venue, further secure parking space, a wheelchair ramp and bathroom for conference delegate universal accessibility in mind.

The guest house is also ideally located close to all main shopping centre's, Walmer Country Club golf course, health spa's such as Shambala, and is surrounded by popular bistros, coffee shops, and restaurants like the Pop Shoppe and Brioche with mouth-watering cuisine within walking distance from the lodge when you feel like a night out on the town there are also popular nightclubs nearby.

Lodge on Main guests only ever leave with a smile wishing to return. We look forward to adding you to our very own Lodge on Main special guests family tree!

From the moment you enter the door you'll appreciate the warm welcome, friendly and professional staff, and during your stay you are sure to notice the attention to detail, personal touch and care taken to meet all your business or leisure travel needs and requirements. Right down to the sunblock curtaining with your ultimate sleeping comfort in mind.


There are nine stylish bedrooms that have specifically been named after the breath-taking tree paintings featured in the room. All are equipped with flat screen tv's and individually controlled dstv (hospitality bouquet channel selections,) tea and coffee stations, ceiling fans and bedside radio alarm clocks.

Some rooms have private balconies while 2 overlook the picturesque back garden. Rooms 7 and 8 can be combined for a family or group of four and consists of 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, patio and a fully equipped kitchen onto cosy lounge/tv room. This family cottage can be booked on either a bed and breakfast or self-catering option and is absolutely ideal for long stays/short term rentals. Regrettably not pet friendly. Please enquire for long stay special rates.

The lodge is able to sleep 18 people in double and twin rooms.

Room 1: Juniper
The jazzy Juniper room just like all our rooms has been designed with your business travel needs in mind. With work station, wi-fi throughout, bedside radio alarm clocks, and even sun block curtaining for your ultimate sleeping comfort, Lodge on Main’s elegant rooms meet all your business or leisure travel needs! Room 1 has a double bed and comes with a balcony overlooking the beautiful front garden as well as a modern en-suite with shower.

Room 2: Divi Divi
The divine Divi Divi unit has brilliant sunlight and a balcony overlooking lovely front gardens as well as a modern en-suite bathroom with shower. It’s 2 single beds easily convert into a king sized bed.

Room 3: Olive
The opulent Olive room overlooks the beautiful back garden area and has an en-suite bathroom with shower and double bed.

Room 4: Jacaranda
The jovial Jacaranda bedroom with its 3 single beds is spacious with great light throughout and a balcony with gorgeous garden views. The room has an en-suite bathroom with shower and spacious lounge/seating area. Ideal for a bride and 2 of her bridesmaids to enjoy the special occasion

Room 5: Banyan
The beautiful Banyan room, like all our amazing bedrooms, is tastefully decorated and has an exclusive mini corner balcony. It also has a full en-suite bathroom and 2 singles easily converted into king sized bed.

Room 6: Angel Oak
Awesome Angel Oak is very spacious and has views over the lovely back gardens. The room also has a full modern en-suite bathroom, large lounge area and queen sized bed.

Room 7: Baobab
The brilliant Baobab has a double bed and separate full bathroom. It opens onto a lovely undercover patio along with outdoor furniture. This room can also be booked along with the self-catering kitchen and lounge for self-catering/longer stays.

Room 8: Acacia
Our ambient Acacia room offers guests 2 single beds (converts to King) When booked along with room 7 and/or the adjoining full lounge and kitchen it is ideal for longer self-catering stays. Rooms 7, 8 and 9 are also privately accessible from alongside the establishment. Room 8 has also has an en-suite bathroom with shower and opens onto an undercover patio with outdoor furniture with your comfort and relaxation in mind.

Room 9: Maple
Marvellous Maple comes equipped with kitchenette for semi self-catering stays. The kitchenette has a fridge and microwave. The magnificently decorated room also has a lounge area and a full en-suite bathroom. There is private access from alongside the establishment. The room opens up onto the magical back garden.

Family self-catering cottage with B&B option (Room 7 & 8 combined)
When rooms 7 & 8 are booked together the cottage can sleep up to 4 people and opens up onto a lovely patio area equipped with outdoor furniture with your ultimate relaxation and comfort in mind. There is also a full kitchen with built in stove and oven making this a perfect option for long stays/short term rentals.

• Flat screen televisions
• Individually controlled dstv (hospitality bouquet)
• Radio alarm clocks
• Ceiling fans and wall heaters
• Tea and coffee stations
• Sun block curtaining
• Hair dryers
• Gowns
• Electronic safes
• Mini work stations

The elegant and trendy new bar with heart-warming wood fireplace and function venue which flows onto an undercover patio overlooking lush gardens and rim flow pool which also happens to be weather protected by canvas drop-blinds will bedazzle you and your special guests at your next special occasion!

Conferences and Training

The modern conference venue can seat 15 in the boardroom and 30 in the main meeting room. Boardroom and meeting room are separated by shutter doors and when combined the venue is suitable for 40 delegates. (See conference configuration table) The meeting rooms are carpeted for warmth in winter and have air-conditioning for summer months.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Area information booklet
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls


  • Air-conditioning
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Bar
  • Breakaway area(s)
  • Business services
  • Catering (in-house)
  • Disabled equipped
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Parking
  • Standard conf. equipment
  • Wheelchair friendly

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Tour assistance

Accreditations (as claimed by Lodge on Main Guest House)

Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism (NMBT)Port Elizabeth Metro Bed & Breakfast Association (PEMBBA)Southern African Association for the Conference Industry

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -33.98192833266667
Longitude: 25.576895999333335

Closest airport(s)
Port Elizabeth Airport - 6km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.
A cot can be provided on request.

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

Travellers' Reviews

A truly pleasant and memorable stay. Lodge on Main is designed to make one feel completely relaxed and forget about the stressful city life. Our room was...

Janet, Johannesburg

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