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The Boardwalk Hotel, Port Elizabeth

5-star5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Beach nearby
Beach Road, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, 6001, South Africa

5-star beach hotel with spa, near King's Beach
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • In-room childcare (surcharge)
    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
    • Beach nearby
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Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

Property renovations and closures

During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.
  • I had booked a normal room. When I arrived I had a nice surprise. They out of the blue…Oct. 7, 2018
  • Great Apr. 25, 2021

The Boardwalk Hotel, Port Elizabeth

from $164 CAD
  • Luxury Twin Room
  • Luxury Room, 1 King Bed
  • Superior Luxury Room
  • Junior Suite
  • Luxury Suite
  • Paraplegic Room

What’s around The Boardwalk Hotel, Port Elizabeth


  • King's Beach - 11 min walk
  • Hobie Beach - 15 min walk
  • Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Port Elizabeth City Hall - 2.6 mi / 4.1 km
  • Market Square - 2.6 mi / 4.1 km
  • St. George's Cricket Ground - 3.4 mi / 5.4 km
  • Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium - 4.8 mi / 7.7 km
  • Greenacres Shopping Centre - 6.1 mi / 9.9 km

Getting around

  • Port Elizabeth (PLZ) - 6 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 140 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 16

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare*


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Free onsite self parking

  • Free onsite valet parking

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Payment types at the property

*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • 13 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Bowling alley on site
  • Casino
  • Arcade/game room
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 32280
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2999
  • Conference center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Year Built - 2012
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 40-inch LED TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Camelot Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials, and body wraps.

The spa is open daily. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

The Boardwalk Hotel, Port Elizabeth’s small print

Also known as

  • Boardwalk Hotel Port Elizabeth
  • Boardwalk Hotel
  • Boardwalk Port Elizabeth
  • The Boardwalk Hotel Port Elizabeth/Summerstrand
  • The Boardwalk Hotel Hotel
  • The Boardwalk Hotel Port Elizabeth
  • The Boardwalk Hotel Hotel Port Elizabeth


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 100 per person (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Boardwalk Hotel, Port Elizabeth

  • Does The Boardwalk Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Boardwalk Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Boardwalk Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The Boardwalk Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
  • Is there a pool at The Boardwalk Hotel?
    Yes, there's an indoor pool and an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at The Boardwalk Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Boardwalk Hotel?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Boardwalk Hotel?
    Yes, there are 13 onsite restaurants. Nearby restaurants include Blue Waters Café (8-min walk), Barney’s Tavern (8-min walk), and The Coachman Restaurant (9-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by The Boardwalk Hotel?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 100 per person one way.
  • Is there an onsite casino at The Boardwalk Hotel?
    Yes, there's a casino, featuring 100 slot machines and 10 gaming tables.
  • What is there to do at The Boardwalk Hotel and nearby?
    Onsite recreation at The Boardwalk Hotel includes bowling. Enjoy treatments at the spa and relax in the indoor and outdoor pools. The Boardwalk Hotel also has a casino, a sauna, and a fitness center, as well as an arcade and a garden.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 84 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Clean hotel with good service. Breakfast was average at best and staff creating lots of noise in the kitchen.
za1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Nice hotel, friendly staff.
Very nice hotel with friendly reception and concierge staff. Restaurant staff in the morning could have been more attentive but overall would recommend staying here.
Eric, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
The hotel is in good area,shops,food courts and entertainment facilities are very close to this hotel
Mthokozisi, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
at location
Very large suite with all we needed. Good recommendation on places to eat. Good service.
Connie, us2 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
We wanted to have dinner in the restaurant, and were told we didn't need to book, just to turn up, which we did but it was closed ???
Hannah, gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location, close to lots of bars and restaurants. Lovely breakfast
gb2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Good location near beach, restaurants and shops. Immaculate interior with luxury feel.
us1 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Excellent location. Stylish rooms. Great spa. Flies in room not ideal
gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
us4 night family trip
Fair 4.0
Lack of staff, no restaurant and any other nearby restaurants poor quality. . Only bar smoking allowed. Gives the impression it is by the beach but have to cross a road and car park to get to it
gb1 night trip

The Boardwalk Hotel, Port Elizabeth