The Boardwalk - Port Elizabeth

2Nd Avenue, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 6001show map
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Very goodBased on  10 reviews
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Overview

The Boardwalk is a 5-star venue placed about 2.1 km from University of Port Elizabeth.

Splash Waterworld Port Elizabeth is about 20 minutes' walk away.

This luxury hotel boasts close proximity to parks and forests.

Bibo Railway train station lies within a 20-minute walk.

Rooms

The Boardwalk Hotel offers 140 guestrooms appointed with free wireless internet, a sofa and a mirror with all the sights of Port Elizabeth within easy access. Some rooms have the sea view.

Eat & Drink

Coachman on the Bay and Blue Waters Cafe offer an assortment of dishes within 150 meters of the property.

Services

Currency exchange and a lift for general use and a business center and a photocopier for work can be found on-site.

Relax

A casino and an outdoor swimming pool are available for guests' enjoyment.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   140.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Pub

Cafe

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Wind surfing
  • Diving
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Pedal boating
  • Tobogganing
  • Tennis
  • Badminton
  • Beach volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Golf course
  • Darts
  • Table tennis
  • Squash
  • Archery
  • Aerobics

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome pack

Dining

  • Full board
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Pub
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Gluten-free meals
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's buffet
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Facilities for people with disabilities

  • Toilet for disabled
  • Bathroom for disabled

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sun loungers
  • Casino
  • Live entertainment
  • Night club
  • Sun terrace
  • Bungalows
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Dining table
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Free toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid films
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 2 pmFREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • City landmarks
Museum of Bay WorldMuseum of Bay World2700 ft
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Bibo Railway StationBibo Railway Station1.0 mi
Humewood Road Railway StationHumewood Road Railway Station1.4 mi
Port Elizabeth Railway StationPort Elizabeth Railway Station2.3 mi
South End MuseumSouth End Museum1.7 mi
South African Air Force MuseumSouth African Air Force Museum2.5 mi
Humewood Golf ClubHumewood Golf Club1.8 mi
Shark River Golf ClubShark River Golf Club1.9 mi
University of Port ElizabethUniversity of Port Elizabeth1.2 mi
NMM UniversityNMM University2.0 mi
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Getting around
Airports
Port Elizabeth (PLZ)2.3 mi
Train
Bibo Railway Station1.1 mi
Humewood Road Railway Station1.4 mi
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Reviews
7.4
Very goodBased on  10  reviews
  • 8.8
    Superb

    I like the fact that it employs a lot of local people from the previously disadvantaged background. The staff is friendly and courteous.

    The bar should have no smoking areas. There was no background music in any of the public areas. The cocktail menu is very limited. The minibar remains locked and it's an inconvenience. There should be complimentary water in the room because tap water in pe is unreliable and untrustworthy.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Friendly atmosphere

    given smokers' floor without asking.Corridor filled with cigarette smoke; was uncomfortable for non smokers like my family.

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    When we arrived the hotel did not have our booking. This was however sorted out after phoning Booked.net. After booking in we went to the pool to find people next to us having kfc and generally acting like this was a 3star self catering hotel. We had some cocktails and when we wanted to put the bill on our room tab we where told there was no credit on our room acc. After this we had to be told to settle our bill every time we had anything to eat or drink and we couldn't put it on our room acc. We complained but nothing was done. 5 star hotel?? The hotel was very new but you don't expect this from Sun International. We had a spa treatment that was excellent and after it we decided to try the very nice indoor pool. Again there was a family with kids running around splashing screaming and jumping like they where at some caravan park. Again after having the spa treatment our relaxation was cut short. We had a really good dinner at the Hotel restaurant although my Ostrich steak was not prepared correctly. My wife had the Lamb shank that was very good but we where told no "take aways" after she only had a little of it??? Next morning we my wife wanted to have a bath but the bath water was yellow and there was black pieces of dirt in it. We complained but nothing was done. Just a sorry and shrug of the shoulders. The whole expierience was very disappointing!

  • 2.8
    Guest rating

    Comfortable, spacious rooms.

    Staff service not consistent and not everyone familiar with their own hotel policy. Also room service not up to par - limited menu, long delays and getting orders wrong.

  • 6.2
    Good

    Staff serving breakfast were very warm,helpful and friendly? Hotel decor very pleasant and new.

    Poor hygeine at the pool area. No rules regarding swimming caps and bathing prior to entering the pools, as is expected from hotels of this star rating

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Highlights
7
Very goodBased on  10 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Luxury Hotels in South Africa

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Good to know
Check-infrom 2 pmFREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Port Elizabeth (PLZ)2.3 mi
Train
Bibo Railway Station1.1 mi
Humewood Road Railway Station1.4 mi
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