Margate Place is a Guest House with both Bed and Breakfast and Self Catering accommodation options, catering for tourists, business travelers and families alike. Located in the Summerstrand suburb, on the Beachfront area of Port Elizabeth, we offer great personal and friendly service with quality AA Superior rated accommodation.
Each guest unit is individually decorated and has its own private barbeque courtyard area with braai facilities, an en-suite bathroom, fully equipped kitchenette, telephone, free wireless internet and DSTV, (± 20 individual channels). Inter-leading units are also available, perfect for larger families. All guest units are very private and are serviced daily.
The Guest House is situated in a quiet street, very close to popular swimming beaches (Hobie- and Pollock beach), restaurants and all major Beachfront attractions. The Boardwalk Casino and entertainment complex is also within easy walking distance. We are on the main bus route and only 10 minutes away from the airport, the university and Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. For golf enthusiasts the only true links golf course is on our doorstep.
We are ideally located for:
International Iron man Competition
Tours/Daytrips to the well known Addo Elephant National Park, Schotia Safaris, Amakhala or Pumba Game Reserves are gladly arranged for our guests.
All game parks are more or less 1 hour drive from Margate Place Guest House.
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Port Elizabeth Airport
Bayworld is one of Port Elizabeths "must see" tourist attractions. Apart from the popular seal shows (daily at 11h00 and 15h00) the complex also hosts an aquarium, snake park, interesting museum.
Wildlife and game viewing
A variety of malaria free Game Reserves where the “Big Five” can be seen, are within approximately one hours drive from Port Elizabeth Addo Elephant Park ; Lalibela Game Reserve; Schotia Safaris and many more. We can assist you with all the relevant information needed, various options, as well as reservations.
Algoa Bay boasts 40km of magnificent coastline and protected beaches. Popular swimming beaches are King's Beach; Hobie Beach; Humewood Beach (Blue Flag Beach) and Pollock Beach. The white expanses of golden sands are ideal for safe swimming, snorkeling, body surfing, yachting , windsurfing , jet skiing , fishing and beautiful beach walks. The International Iron Man Triathlon's starting point is at Hobie Beach, just a stone's through from Margate Place.
A wide variety of day trips are possible from Port Elizabeth: Jeffrey's Bay; St. Francis; Tsitsikama National Reserve; Grahamstown etc. The “Sunshine Saunter” offers a wonderful scenic drive, various tea gardens, the Seaview Lion Park where you can hug a lion cub, or a visit to the Kragga Kamma Game Park .
The Boardwalk complex (only 5 blocks away from us) offers all kinds of entertainment - from movies to a casino, a large variety of restaurants and shops, as well as lots of entertainment for teenagers and children.
Walking Trails/Outdoor Excursions
A variety of scenic walks are available within the city limits that include coastal and valley experiences. These trails can be self guided or accompanied by expert trail guides. Other adventures are also available - such as birding, mountain biking and horse riding. Those who love architecture and history can walk the historical walking trail with a well-defined map through the old part of the city.
Policies & disclaimers
Please refer to your confirmation notice for the cancellation policy noted on your reservation details.