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MyPond Hotel
MyPond Hotel is a beautiful 4 star boutique hotel situated at the Kowie river bank in Port Alfred. MyPond is operated by one of the most prestigious Hotel Management Schools on the African continent: Stenden South Africa. As a guest you may therefore expect excellent service standards and warm and dedicated hospitality in a beautiful setting.

The emphasis of the accommodation is on comfortable, affordable luxury, with stunning, spacious river-view suites, family rooms (approx 50 m²) and classic rooms (approx 25 m²). The rooms are all en-suite, air-conditioned, with LCD televisions (10 satellite channels), telephones, universal plug points, safe, fridge and tea/coffee facilities. The Suites are equipped with I-Pod docking station radios, heated towel rails and sleeper couches. There is wheelchair access to all our rooms (via lift in the outer wing) and a full wheelchair friendly toilet in our lobby.

Our award winning in-house restaurant Lily offers a contemporary menu selection with a wide variety of South African cuisine. As a guest you can look forward to a relaxed and welcoming dining atmosphere on the banks of the Kowie River. Choose from our extensive wine selection of top South African wines to compliment your meal.
We offer conference packages to suit all types of meetings and events with a 120 seater Kowie Grand conference room and if you require a more intimate space we have the 8 seater Kowie Cabin Boardroom.

The hotel is situated in a quiet part of the town, within walking distance of the shops, on the banks of the Kowie River. The climate in Port Alfred is temperate and mild, sure to capture your interest in a long walk along the pristine beaches. For the shoppers and entertainment seekers, we are surrounded, by a bustling village atmosphere with fine golfing, magnificent surf, and malaria-free game reserves.

Facilities & Services:

  • Babies
  • Disabled
  • Children under 12 years
  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Elderly
  • Babysitting Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Limited Room Service
  • Conference facilities
  • Wedding facilities
  • Dining room
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Restaurant
  • Cots available
  • Internet Access
  • Tourism Information Desk
  • Fax & Photocopy Machine
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking (off-street - open)
  • Garden
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa / Zulu
  • Tswana / Sotho
  • Other Language
  • Swimming Pool


MyPond Hotel Activities:

We would be delighted to organise days out (boating, game-viewing, golf, birding, hiking and horse riding). With sufficient notice we are able to organise airport transfers.

There is a host of activities from kite-surfing to scuba-diving, fishing, world class surfing, golf, bowls, croquet, historical trails, museums, indoor pool, malls, self drive game viewing ….. or you can just relax !

Port Alfred is a quaint town, with many hidden gems, quiet English pubs, Sports Bars, a TAB, beach bars for the teenagers, two shopping malls, and a host of delightful gift and antique shops.

We have two designer Golf Courses nearby, a very active air training school and miles of unspoilt beaches, where even in the busy times, you may not see another soul!

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MyPond Hotel Guest Reviews

Average Guest Rating: 
  3.7 out of 5 based on 3 reviews.


We received a very warm welcome after a long hot day on the road. All the staff were superb during our short stay.
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 Reviewed by Robert McDuling over a year ago

It would be nice if the restuarant was open in the evening. And a jetty available for patrons. Otherwise real friendly staff. We had a superb stay.
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 Reviewed by Mark Young over a year ago

Our stay at the Pond was great. Our first room were definitely not what we thought it would be. The next day we requested another room which was better situated with more view and space. This room did not have enough packing space but overall perfect. We really enjoyed staying there. Breakfast and meals were great and parking was safe and the security gave us peace of mind. The manager was great - right from the start - called back - responded promptly to email and his personal attention together with the friendly staff won us over from going to other place than the Pond. Great fun! I will no hesitate, but use The Pond when travelling or overnight in Port Alfred.
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 Reviewed by Mervyn Jegels over a year ago

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