Port Elizabeth Accommodation at River Road Guest House in Walmer

River Road Guest House

Guest House at 44 River Road, Walmer, 6070, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About River Road Guest House

River Road Guest House is a three star graded guest house in Walmer, Port Elizabeth with bed and breakfast accommodation. Come and discover real South African hospitality in this comfortable upmarket guest house where you will receive the personal attention of the owners / hosts, Fraser and Madeleine Mantell and where you will “arrive as a guest and leave as a friend”.


Campanile Room:
Double room with 2 extra length single beds; en -suite shower; balcony

Donkin Room:
Double room with extra length queen bed; en -suite shower; balcony

Baakens Room:
Family room with extra length queen bed; sleeper couch to accommodate third adult or children; en- suite bath, shower and separate toilet.

St Croix Room:
Double room with double bed, en-suite shower. Garden view with private entrance.

All our rooms are tastefully furnished and have the following:
• Percale linen
• Wireless internet
• Television
• Fridge
• Electronic safe
• Ceiling fan
• Panel heater
• Clock radio
• Hair dryer
• Tea / coffee facilities

There is a comfortable television lounge for the exclusive use of our guests.
Laptop, copy and fax facilities are available.
Secure on site parking with remote access is provided.


Our guest house is situated close to airport, beachfront, restaurants, major shopping centres, hospitals. A few sports facilities close by are Sahara Oval St Georges (cricket), Port Elizabeth Golf Club and the newly built Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium used in the 2010 Soccer World Cup.

Activities and Attractions

For the nature lovers there are walking trails in the lovely Baakens Valley less than 200 meters from our door step. Port Elizabeth is affectionately known as the “Friendly City” and has one of the most moderate coastal climates in the world.

Numerous malaria- free game reserves where the Big Five can be viewed as well as the famous Addo Elephant Park are within an hour’s drive. Add a unique travel experience to your holiday itinerary, as a wide variety of scenic day tours and excursions are offered which encourage travellers to explore the area. Qualified accredited tour guides operating in the city offer tailored tours to meet individual requirements.

Port Elizabeth

A Mecca for all water sports enthusiasts Port Elizabeth has been tagged the “Water sport Capital of Africa” and has hosted international sporting and water sports events including the prestigious Iron Man South Africa Triathlon. Port Elizabeth is part of the Nelson Mandela Bay area which has a population of approximately 1.1 million, making it South Africa’s fifth largest city in terms of population and second largest in terms of area.

Port Ngqura, the new deep water port, situated on the Coega River Mouth, 20km from Port Elizabeth, is the deepest container terminal in Africa and will accommodate the new generation of giant container ships expected to visit our shores.


The Lilizela Tourism Service Excellence Awards are South Africa’s premier Travel and Tourism Awards and represent and reward the highest levels of service excellence in tourism. River Road Guest House are proud winners of the B & B Category for the Eastern Cape 2013.

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Find out more about Walmer or view things to do in Port Elizabeth. Please let us know how you enjoyed your stay by leaving a review.


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.
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • 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

  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available

Accreditations (as claimed by River Road Guest House)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)
AA Quality Assured Accommodation Highly Recommended

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -33.97066199933333
Longitude: 25.588720999666666

Closest airport(s)
Port Elizabeth Airport - 3km

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

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 15h00
Check-out by 10h00

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

Listed on SA-Venues.com
August 2009 - 1 Review

Travellers' Reviews

Awesome stay. Lovely, friendly owners. Very accommodating. Will highly recommend and will definitely stay there again. Thank you Fraser and Madeleine...

Monique Swart , East London

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