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The Eastern Cape Hotels

Stratfords Guest House


  • The building is unusual and was designed by the owner
  • The garden is sheltered from the elements
  • The business facilities are superb


  • As its a conferencing venue it can get noisy
  • There are no meals available apart from breakfast
  • Bathrooms are a little basic

Updated 11/07/2014

Fodor's Review

It's worth staying at this friendly, stylish guesthouse just to see the building, a masterpiece of design that makes excellent use of space and utilizes unusual materials like corrugated iron, bare concrete, wood, and glass in incredibly innovative ways to create a comfortable, stimulating environment. It received a merit award from the SA Institute of Architects. Loft suites have combination tub-showers, whereas the other rooms have only showers; all rooms have microwaves and fridges. Centrally situated in the suburb of Vincent, Stratfords is close to the East London Museum, shops, and restaurants. It's particularly popular with business travelers.

Hotel Information


31 Frere Rd., East London, 5247, South Africa

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Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 11 rooms, 3 suites
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Updated 11/07/2014

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