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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 m) and classic rooms (approx 25 m). 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.


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!

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Honeymoon Couples
Babysitting Service
Laundry Service
Limited Room Service
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Cots available
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Tourism Information Desk
Xhosa / Zulu
Tswana / Sotho
Other Language
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

For stays of less than 2 days- if the booking is cancelled before 11am (Hotel time) on the day of arrival, no deposit will be taken.
After 11 am - the guest will be charged for 1 day's stay, taken from their Credit Card.
For stays of over 2 days- If cancelled more than 2 weeks before, 50% of deposit will be retained. If less than 2 weeks, the entire deposit will be retained. All deposits will be returned to the individual/company that paid it.


Enter Port Alfred on the R72.

From East London:
1. Turn RIGHT at the robot. Cross over the Stop Street at First National Bank, and the Hotel is 100m on your RIGHT.

From Port Elizabeth:
1. Turn LEFT at the robot. Cross over the Stop Street at First National Bank, and the Hotel is 100m on your RIGHT.

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