Richmond House Cottages Accommodation in Port Alfred, Eastern Cape
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  • Property TypeResort
  • Guests10
  • Rooms/Units3
  • Minimum Stay2-7 Nights
  • Wir SprechenDeutsch

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  • Listed on since November 2010

Richmond House Cottages is a highly recommended B&B with self catering option, providing accommodation in Port Alfred for tourists visiting the Sunshine Coast region.

About Richmond House Cottages

Upmarket self-catering accommodation for discerning guests seeking privacy and comfort (breakfasts negotiable). It is also an ideal getaway for a private executive retreat, think-tank or mini conference. Port Alfred is located on the Eastern Cape’s magnificent Sunshine Coast, between East London and Port Elizabeth.

Self Catering Accommodation

Our three charming cottages are comfortably furnished, generously equipped and serviced. Each has its own special décor and ambience, offering a cosy, tranquil and historically interesting stay. Enjoy birdsong, shady ancient trees, pristine coastal bush - and unmatched views from the garden!

Both Fig Tree Cottage and Ship Ahoy Cottage have two bedrooms each (twin and double beds). Each has one full bathroom (bath and shower) and an outside shower open to trees and stars. Kitchens have automatic dishwashers. Perfect for a couple or small family!

Sandymount Cottage is a bed-sitter with covered verandah, ideal for a single guest or couple. It has a well-designed kitchen and bathroom with shower.

We want our guests to experience:
• A retreat where privacy and rest are guaranteed, with all comforts provided, yet where guests can determine their own schedules
• A tranquil, private garden full of birds and Eastern Cape flora - and the best views Port Alfred can offer
• A full range of services (including laundry) on site, as well as local recreational activities - including both beach and river a short walk away.

Services and Facilities

• A select list of fine dining venues
• A breakfast, and picnic baskets for day outings (with advance notice and at additional cost)
• A mini conference facility
• A babysitting (advance notice required)

Attractions and Activities

Local attractions:
Beaches, boating, surfing, canoeing, fishing, river cruises, hiking, historic 1820 settler sites, Bathurst village and game lodges nearby. Famous Woody Cape dunes, Diaz Cross and Addo forest in vicinity. New Port Alfred Hospital and Rosehill shopping Mall.

Richmond House estate offers:
Birdwatching, garden strolls, a billiard room, the Museum and Music Room, a Cape country antique shop (including renovated architectural fittings).

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Underfloor heating

On Site

  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: none indoors

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • German
  • Xhosa

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Ship Ahoy Cottage

Double storey two bedroom cottage with harbour and sea views from the upstairs bedrooms and full bathroom. A spacious and fully equipped kitchen/dining room/living room area, a large sheltered verandah with outside shower with hot water. Free Wifi voucher/hotspot available. 4 star luxury self catering - a tranquil home away from home!

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Fig Tree Cottage

Single storey cottage set amongst large and magnificent fig trees. Two bedrooms - double bed, twin beds and full bathroom. A spacious and fully equipped kitchen/dining room/living room area, a large sheltered verandah with outside shower with hot water. Free wifi. 4 star luxury self catering - a tranquil home away from home!

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Sandymount Cottage

A charming stone bedsitter cottage tucked away in its own part of the 7 acre estate. Fully equipped kitchen, queen sized bed, bathroom with shower and a large verandah and private garden. Free wifi. Braai/barbeque facilities, private and tranquil.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

7 Reviews from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Thank you for a wonderfully peaceful weekend getaway. Stunning garden with amazing bird life!

February 2014

The Claasens (Port Elizabeth)

Verified reviewvery good

Definitely 4 star! Thank you so much for an amazing holiday!

January 2014

The Caygills (Johannesburg)

Need to Know

Child policyChildren 6 years and older are welcome.

Closest airport(s)East London Airport - 150km
Port Elizabeth Airport - 150km

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

Payment methods accepted by the propertyEFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since November 2010

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