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The Eastern Cape Hotels

Stratfords Guest House

  • Oasis in the city

  • Gardens

  • Pool area

  • Dining Room

  • Clean, simple, spacious rooms

Pros

  • The building is unusual and was designed by the owner
  • The garden is sheltered from the elements

Cons

  • There's no Internet access if you don't have your own laptop
  • It's also a conferencing venue so could get noisy

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

It's worth staying at this friendly, stylish guesthouse just to see the building. A masterpiece of design, it 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 microwaves, fridges, and combination tub-showers, whereas the other rooms have only showers.

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

Address:

31 Frere Rd., Vincent, 5247, South Africa

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Phone:

043-726–9765

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 12 rooms, 4 suites
  • Breakfast

Updated 12/31/1969

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