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If youre visiting the Eastern Cape, Beacon Bay or East London (Buffalo City) for either business or pleasure and looking for a little peace after a days hard work, perhaps a venue to complete your business tasks come and enjoy our well appointed accommodation located high atop the banks of the Nahoon River.

Gaze out over the famous Nahoon Reef as the mighty Indian Ocean crashes onto the sand at one of East Londons finest beaches. One night at the Riverbend Guest House and you are sure to become one of our regular guests.

We are proud to have been appointed as a four star establishment and have also been awarded the highest AA Travel award, that of a Superior grading.

Aside from the normal features, our rooms surround a lovely pool with loungers for guest use, soak up the sun while overlooking the stunning views.

Public areas include a guest dining room and bar area. Stroll around the garden to unwind from a stressful day and view the hosts collection of Bonsai trees as you gaze over the River Mouth and breathe in some truly fresh air.

Escape from the grind of a business day in relaxing surroundings just twenty minutes from anywhere in East London. East London remains one of South Africas best kept secrets and the suburb of Beacon Bay is an excellent base to enjoy the region.

Health and Climate:

Unfortunately due to the architectural nature of the property we are unable to accommodate guests with mobility handicaps or children under ten who are unable to swim.

Rooms and Units Available:

Your hosts at Riverbend Guest House are able to accommodate almost all needs, from single or double, twin executive accommodation through to family accommodation, three, four or five members sharing a suite of two inter-leading rooms, all furnished to the highest standards with DSTV; full air-conditioning; private access and many other features expected in an accommodation establishment of this nature.

- Full breakfast is included unless stated, 07h0009h00 daily
- All other meals by special arrangement
- Tea/Coffee self-help is available in all rooms
- Children under 10 and persons with mobility handicaps unfortunately cannot be accommodated due the architectural layout of the property and swimming pool
- Full air-conditioning; private bathroom facilities; secure parking and private access.

Double and Single
FOUR STAR RATED DOUBLE OR SINGLE Rooms with King and Queen sized or twin beds all en-suite and furnished to cater for discerning guests.
Amount of similar units: 6
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Airport Shuttle Service
Special Meals on Request
Bar on the Premises
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

If cancelled before 14 days of arrival full refund given, if after, the deposits is is forfeitted. No shows and cancellation after 72 hours of arrival, full payment is expected.

Latest Reviews

The staff was friendly and Helpful. The property was clean ,neat and well taken care of.
Mothusi Mohlakoana Nov 2014


Directions from the airport:
Head towards the city and remain on the same road continuing straight ahead, around the traffic circle at the foot of Buffalo Street (lower CBD), pass through two robots and turn left at the stop street.
Follow the road as it winds onto the North East expressway (following the signs to Umtata/N2) until you see the Beacon Bay turnoff the expressway.
Take this, cross the Batting (Nahoon River) bridge and take first right after the bridge, follow the winding road and as you reach the top turn right into Hillcrest Drive (Engen Garage at the turn/mini-circle) and follow this road toward the sea for a further 800m (0,8km), as you go over a small hill turn right into Blue Bend Place, immediately after the first speed bump, number 5 is on the right.

From the N2:
Look out for the Beacon Bay turnoff the N2 highway, take the appropriate off-ramp and then turn (left or right depending on your direction along the N2) and head South toward the sea.
Cross two robots; two mini-circles then at the third mini-circle turn right down Beaconhurst Drive and then left at the next mini-circle (Engen garage) into Hillcrest Drive, continue a further 800m (0,8km) and after a small hill turn right into Blue Bend Place, immediately after the first speed bump, number 5 is on the right.

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