Stratfords Guesthouse and Conference venue provides a unique experience for business or vacation travelers. Guests enjoy generous, comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation within a daring and stimulating architectural environment.
Stratfords is located, as an oasis, in the heart of Vincent, whithin walking distance of Vincent Park Centre, rapidly becoming the commercial hub of East London and well served by banks, shops, cinemas, restaurants and other attractions.
Easy access to local and national roads makes Stratfords the ideal base for encountering the rich cultural heritage of the Eastern Cape, enjoying the unspoilt wild beaches, and exploring the dramatic countryside of the hinterland.
Stratfords comprises of two wings with a central space terminating at the east end with a plunge / swimming pool, with a patio covered by a gum-pole fan that radiates out from the north wing studio and office.
Sunlight and its effective management by design, plays a fundamental role in highlighting the exterior forms of the building and illuminating the interior spaces through high placed windows.
External and internal building finishes are left natural: pigmented concrete-block walls, off-shutter concrete, timber and pigmented concrete floors, and galvanised steel-work. Colour is introduced into the curved ceilings of the bedrooms and other spaces, and doors and window frames.
Stratfords offers luxury Garden Loft Suites, Balcony Bed-sitter Suites, Veranda Bed-sitter Suites and bedroom suites, all with en-suite bathrooms.
An intimate, forty seat conference venue, break-away rooms and catering facilities provide for a wide range of private and corporate functions. All facilities open onto a spacious garden court sheltered from the elements.
An attractive plunge pool at the end of the court provides a refreshing experience for guests. Secure, undercover and open parking is available for all suites.
When coming from the East London Airport, turn left onto Settlers Highway.
Continue driving (quite a long road) until you reach a big turning circle.
Turn left into Oxford Street at this circle.
Continue up Oxford Street.
You will come to a set of Traffic lighrs (robots) with a Blue Sasol Garage on your left.
At the next set of robots, turn right into Devereux Avenue.
At the next set of robots, (KFC on your left) turn right into Frere Road.
We are approx. 200m down the road on your left hand side.
Ring the bell for assistance.