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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.

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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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