The Rose n Ale Self-catering in East London, Eastern Cape Accommodation

The Rose 'n Ale

Self Catering at 111 Main Road, Gonubie, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeApartments
  • Guests36
  • Units/Rooms8

About The Rose 'n Ale

We are situated in the tranquil seaside suburb of Gonubie. With just a 15 minute drive into East London and a 5 minute walk to our fantastic beach, a perfect spot for both the holiday maker and the business guest.

Our self catering units, each individually furnished, are comfortable and offer all one needs for a relaxing stay. Each is equipped with outdoor entertainment facilities and barbecue, as well as private entrances and secure parking.

Family friendly: at Rose and Ale our communal garden offers a trampoline, swimming pool, jungle-gym, swings and a sandpit to keep the little ones occupied. Our other units are close to the sea and offer enclosed yards or a balcony.

We are also pet friendly with 4 of our units offering enclosed gardens to keep your pet safe. Gonubie offers lovely grassed walks along the beachfront to keep your pet exercised.


Cider Place sleeps 6:
• 1 large bedroom with queen bed, 2 single beds and en-suite shower
• Separate open plan kitchen lounge area with queen sleeper couch
• Covered outdoor barbecue area with garden
• 53sqm in size

Rose Cottage (sleeps 4):
• 1 small bedroom with double bed and en-suite shower
• Separate open plan kitchen lounge area with queen sleeper couch
• Small covered deck at the front
• 34sqm in size

Blue room (sleeps 2):
• Bedroom with queen bed
• Kitchenette neatly tucked away in the cupboard, no sink
• Full bathroom with bath and shower
• 27sqm in size

3 Gonubie Sands (sleeps 4):
• 1 Bedroom, spacious, ground floor flat, with queen bed and en-suite shower
• Separate open plan kitchen lounge area with king sleeper couch
• 50sqm in size
• 100m from Rose and Ale, closer to the sea

4 Gonubie Sands (sleeps 6):
• 2 Bedroom, spacious, ground floor flat
• Main bedroom with queen bed and en-suite shower
• Second bedroom has 2 single beds
• Separate open plan kitchen lounge area with king sleeper couch
• 56sqm in size
• 100m from Rose and Ale, closer to the sea

6 Gonubie Sands (sleeps 6):
• Spacious open plan kitchen lounge area on the ground floor
• Up 8 stairs, on next level, are 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
• Main bedroom has a queen bed and second bedroom a double bed and bunk beds
• 2 Bathrooms: 1st with bath and basin, 2nd with shower, toilet and basin
• 83sqm in size
• 200m from Rose and Ale, closer to the sea

The Red Door (Sleeps 6):
• The Red Door is a comfortable unit with 3 bedrooms: Main bedroom with queen sized bed, bunk-bed and 2 single beds in the other 2 bedrooms.
• There is one bathroom with shower and basin and a separate toilet (there is no en-suite bathroom)
• The lounge is cosy with ample seating, DStv (Hotel Package) including Mnet and all Supersport) is available
• The kitchen is fully self-catering with breakfast nook and is fully equipped with a full range of crockery, cutlery and glassware. Microwave, oven and hob and a standard fridge/freezer is available.
• The Red Door is 90sq meters inside.


• All kitchens are fully equipped with full range of crockery and cutlery, microwave, kettle, toasters and fridge. (Blue room has kitchenette - no sink)
• All units have percale linen for all beds supplied as well as bath towels and extra blankets
• Complimentary tea and coffee and fresh rusks available for first nights stay
• Servicing daily at Rose and Ale and on request for other units at a small fee
• Linen changes for stay of over 1 week
• There is a dog, a standard poodle, on the property
• Secure parking for 1 vehicle only


• Surfing Gonubie Point and Black Rock
• Fishing deep sea, surf and river mouth fly fishing
• 15 minute drive to East London and the start of the Wild Coast Jikeleza Tourist Route
• Jikeleza route: Murambi roses, have a cup of tea amongst the roses and then cut a bunch yourself to take home.
• Michaelas Restaurant on top of the dunes at Cintsa East.
• Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve which serves meals to the public on Wednesday evenings.
• Lion Park where breeding of the valuable white lions takes place as well as an animal sanctuary and picnic spot.
• Mpongo Park Game Reserve which serves a magnificent Sunday Lunch overlooking the Hippo Pool.
• Four golf courses nearby (Gonubie 9 hole about 2 km away)
• Near enough to East London for business visitors.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

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


Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)

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  • ZAR 550
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -32.941004
Longitude: 28.027974

Closest airport(s)
East London Airport - 27km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

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

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

Listed on
February 2007 - 28 Reviews

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