The stunning 4 star Lodge on Main Guest House and Conference Centre in Walmer Port Elizabeth is the logical choice for your conference accommodation and function bookings and there are many reasons why.
This boutique hotel style guest house owned by Craig Morris (of Newcast) and Kim Weissensee (CEO of Zenith Optimedia) and successfully run by lodge manager; Shaun Munna is now also Port Elizabeth`s first class, first choice function venue. The sincere passion and invested interest from the owners is visible in every detail and care that is been taken to turn the establishment into what it is today.
Just a few of these carefully thought out renovations include; an additional breakaway venue, further secure parking space, a wheelchair ramp and bathroom for conference delegate universal accessibility in mind.
The modern conference venue can seat 15 in the boardroom and 30 in the main meeting room. Boardroom and meeting room are separated by shutter doors and when combined the venue is suitable for 40 delegates. (See conference configuration table). The meeting rooms are carpeted for warmth in winter and have air conditioning for summer months. A full day conference package is reasonably priced from R185 per delegate and a R650 venue hire fee. Half day conference venue hire - only R450.
From the moment you enter the door you will appreciate the warm welcome, friendly and professional staff, and during your stay you are sure to notice the attention to detail, personal touch and care taken to meet all your business or leisure travel needs and requirements. Right down to the sunblock curtaining with your ultimate sleeping comfort in mind.
There are nine stylish bedrooms that have specifically been named after the breathtaking tree paintings featured in the room. All are equipped with flat screen televisions and individually controlled DStv (hospitality bouquet channel selections), tea and coffee stations, ceiling fans and bedside radio alarm clocks. Some rooms have private balconies while 2 overlook the picturesque back garden.
Rooms 7 and 8 can be combined for a family or group of four and consists of 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, patio and a fully equipped kitchen onto cosy lounge/tv room. This family cottage can be booked on either a bed and breakfast or self-catering option and is absolutely ideal for long stays/short term rentals. Regrettably not pet friendly. Please enquire for long stay special rates.
The lodge is able to sleep 18 people in double and twin rooms (kindly see further room definitions under rooms page when making your booking).
Come and indulge in the luxury of this magnificent establishment by booking your next cocktail party, year end function, product launch, small intimate wedding, awards evenings, bridal or baby shower with us today and prepare to be impressed. We have bragging rights about our competitive 3 star rates while guests enjoy 4 star luxuries and service.
The elegant and trendy new bar with heartwarming wood fireplace and function venue which flows onto an undercover patio overlooking lush gardens and rim flow pool which also happens to be weather protected by canvas drop blinds will bedazzle you and your special guests at your next special occasion.
The guest house is also ideally located close to all main shopping centre`s, Walmer Country Club golf course, health spa`s such as Shambala, and is surrounded by popular bistros, coffee shops, and restaurants like the Pop Shoppe and Brioche with mouth-watering cuisine within walking distance from the lodge when you feel like a night out on the town there are also popular nightclubs nearby.
Lodge on Main guests only ever leave with a smile wishing to return. We look forward to adding you to our very own Lodge on Main special guests family tree.
Accommodation at The Lodge On Main Guest House:
Room 1: Juniper
The jazzy Janiper room just like all our rooms has been designed with your business travel needs in mind. With work station, wi fi throughout, bedside radio alarm clocks, and even sun block curtaining for your ultimate sleeping comfort, Lodge on Main’s elegant rooms meet all your business or leisure travel needs. Room 1 has a double bed and comes with a balcony overlooking the beautiful front garden as well as a modern en-suite with shower.
Room 2: Divi Divi
The divine Divi Divi unit has brilliant sunlight and a balcony overlooking lovely front gardens as well as a modern en-suite bathroom with shower. It is 2 single beds easily convert into a king sized bed.
Room 3: Olive
The opulent Olive room overlooks the beautiful back garden area and has an en-suite bathroom with shower and double bed.
Room 4: Jacaranda
The jovial Jacaranda bedroom with its 3 single beds is spacious with great light throughout and a balcony with gorgeous garden views. The room has an en-suite bathroom with shower and spacious lounge/seating area. Ideal for a bride and 2 of her bridesmaids to enjoy the special occasion.
Room 5: Banyan
The beautiful Banyan room, like all our amazing bedrooms, is tastefully decorated and has an exclusive mini corner balcony. It also has a full en-suite bathroom and 2 singles easily converted into king sized bed.
Room 6: Angel Oak
Awesome Angel Oak is very spacious and has views over the lovely back gardens. The room also has a full modern en-suite bathroom, large lounge area and queen sized bed.
Room 7: Baobab
The brilliant Baobab has a double bed and separate full bathroom. It opens onto a lovely undercover patio along with outdoor furniture. This room can also be booked along with the self-catering kitchen and lounge for self-catering/longer stays.
Room 8: Acacia
Our ambient Acacia room offers guests 2 single beds (converts to King) When booked along with room 7 and/or the adjoining full lounge and kitchen it is ideal for longer self-catering stays. Rooms 7, 8 and 9 are also privately accessible from alongside the establishment. Room 8 has also has an en-suite bathroom with shower and opens onto an undercover patio with outdoor furniture with your comfort and relaxation in mind.
Room 9: Maple
Marvellous Maple comes equipped with kitchenette for semi self-catering stays. The kitchenette has a fridge and microwave. The magnificently decorated room also has a lounge area and a full en-suite bathroom. There is private access from alongside the establishment. The room opens up onto the magical back garden.
Family self-catering cottage with B&B option (Room 7 and 8 combined)
When rooms 7 and 8 are booked together the cottage can sleep up to 4 people and opens up onto a lovely patio area equipped with outdoor furniture with your ultimate relaxation and comfort in mind. There is also a full kitchen with built in stove and oven making this a perfect option for long stays/short term rentals.
Standard amenities in all 9 bedrooms:
- Flat screen televisions
- Individually controlled DStv (hospitality bouquet)
- Radio alarm clocks
- Ceiling fans and wall heaters
- Tea and coffee stations
- Sun block curtaining
- Hair dryers
- Electronic safes
- Mini work stations
- Day visits to surrounding game parks and reserves
- Health spa's, coffee shops and quaint restaurants all within walking distance
The following cancellation fees apply on full booking fees if there is a cancellation or a no show:
• If the cancellation is made more than 7 days prior to your arrival, a 50% cancellation fee is applicable based on the outstanding 50% balance
• If the cancellation is made less than 7 days prior to your arrival, a 100% cancellation fee is applicable
* 188 Main Road, Walmer, Port Elizabeth.