In the 'hood, Walmer as a destination

Walmer, a rather posh suburb of Port Elizabeth with its wide tree lined streets, is something of an establishment - a number of the city’s oldest families live here, and businesses too are lining up for their share of the large homes, as parts of Walmer fall into demarcated business zones, particularly on Main Road. Walmer’s origins are as a farm that was later sub-divided - the portion known ... cont.

36 Lloyd Road, Walmer, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Directions to Dempsey's Guest House

From Port Elizabeth Airport
When leaving the airport, at traffic circle turn left into Allister Miller Drive towards Walmer, (not right towards Summerstrand.) Continue straight along Allister Miller which becomes 3rd Ave, to traffic lights at 3rd Ave and Heugh Rd. Turn left into Heugh Rd, M9. Continue straight along Heugh Rd to 6th Ave traffic lights. Turn right into 6th Ave. Continue straight along 6th Ave, around traffic circle, cross Main Road traffic lights. 2nd road after Main Rd is Lloyd Rd. Turn left into Lloyd Rd. We are the 3rd house on the left, No. 36, “Dempsey’s Guest House”

From Cape Town on the N2
On approaching Port Elizabeth outskirts, take Exit743: William Moffat Expressway / airport. Turn right at the set of traffic lights onto the M12, Disa Ave. Proceed straight over 2 sets of lights, 3rd one being Cape Road (Ultra Liquors will be on opposite left corner). Carry on over Cape Road, you will now be travelling on the William Moffet Expressway. Keep travelling straight, over numerous traffic light intersections, for approximately 4kms, to Main Road Walmer, where you must turn left into Main Road. A landmark for turning into Main Rd is a set of huge fig trees on your right, this is Fig Tree Park Shopping Centre.

Also shortly before that, on your right is large Mercedes Benz Showroom. Once on Main Road, you will pass on your left Walmer Park Shopping Centre, on the right corner, Moffet On Main Shopping Centre. Keep travelling straight along Main Rd for approximately 4kms, travelling down the avenues from 17th to 6th. At the 6th Ave traffic light intersection, turn left into 6th Ave. Second road after that turn left into Lloyd Road. We are the 3rd house on the left, No 36

From Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, Durban on the N2
When approaching Port Elizabeth, after passing Bluewater Bay suburb, take the M4, Settler's Way exit. Next exit to take is the Albany Road exit. This brings you to a traffic light intersection on Govan Mbeki Street. Continue over this intersection and up steep Albany Road to next set of traffic lights on Westbourne Road. Cross over to next set of lights on Cape Road. Cross over to next set of lights on Roseberry / King George's. Cross over this intersection, continue down the valley which is Target Kloof. At next set of traffic lights (half way up steep hill). Turn left into 6th Avenue. First road is Lloyd Road, turn right. We are 3rd house on the left, no 36.

Amenities in the area

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  • Laundromat (0.7 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (1 km)
  • Grocery Store (1 km)
  • Internet Café (1 km)
  • Post Office (1 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (1 km)
  • Shopping Mall (1 km)
  • Car Hire (2 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (2 km)
  • Airport (3 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (4 km)
  • Train Station (5 km)


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