About Central Hill

Central Hill is situated in Port Elizabeth, in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

Eastern Cape DestinationsCentral Hill, Port Elizabeth

Part of Port Elizabeth inner city revitalisation, Central Hill - along with its neighbours Baakens River and Richmond Hill - is busy receiving a major facelift and is perceived by investors as prime property, particularly as this area falls under a scheme that offers tax incentives to investors.

Not only is Port Elizabeth’s inner city receiving a facelift but there is a step up on security in areas like Central Hill, bringing about a significant decrease in crime, and making it a safer place in which to stay. Add to this the ease of being so centrally placed, and the quiet and one can understand how, all things being equal, the inner city is being touted as the ideal place for people to live, work and play.

Character homes abound in Central Hill - the area is full of early British settler history, with historic monuments and buildings bearing plaques - and the prospect of the development of an international conference centre will also go a long way to changing the face of this inner-city suburb. Parliament Street, in the heart of Central Hill, is a restaurant and shopping area very popular for night clubs, and there is talk of an overhaul to oblige the demand for a street café atmosphere.

Staying in the heart of a city that is rapidly changing its façade is exhilarating. And with the final addition of a gigantic statue of Nelson Mandela on the cards, Central Hill and the inner city of Port Elizabeth look set for exciting times.

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The King Edward Hotel


The King Edward Hotel

Situated in the beautiful city of Port Elizabeth, The King Edward Hotel is a large, historic hotel with 103 tastefully ... more

23 On Glen Guest House

Bed & Breakfast

23 On Glen Guest House

23 on Glen offers bed & breakfast accommodation in seven comfortable rooms in central Port Elizabeth. All rooms have ... more

The Grand Hotel


The Grand Hotel

Located in central Port Elizabeth, the hotel is close to attractions such as the Donkin Reserve, the Opera House as well ... more

Reviews of Central Hill

We started off with a walk around the suburb and loved some of the old architecture of Central. The Donkin is part of it and is really cool. There's a...

Melissa, Knysna

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