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Address: R72 Port Alfred Street, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Phone Number: + 268 -416 5000
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The Fish River Sun Hotel & Country Club is situated in the heart of the...

The Fish River Sun Hotel & Country Club is situated in the heart of the Eastern Cape's popular Sunshine Coast nestled between the Great Fish River & Old Woman’s River. It is approximately 1,2 km away from the Indian Ocean, and the setting lends itself to breathtaking glimpses of this massive expanse of water. The Eastern Cape is a land of unspoilt beaches and a natural heritage of beauty and tranquility, coupled with a rich cultural history and temperate climate; it’s the ultimate dreamland.The resort is situated on the R72 - the main coastal route between Port Elizabeth and East London. It is a 185km from Port Elizabeth (2 hours drive), a 100km from East London (1 hour's drive) and 27km from Port Alfred.A sporting paradise of fishing, hiking and superior golf only a wedge away. We invite you to experience it!

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Buffet Breakfast

There is nothing quite quite like the Buffet Breakfast at Fish River Sun!!! Yes, the hotel has had and is past its finer glory days BUT more polite, helpful staff you could not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
shofar2015
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is nothing quite quite like the Buffet Breakfast at Fish River Sun!!! Yes, the hotel has had and is past its finer glory days BUT more polite, helpful staff you could not wish to meet. Although we arrived for breakfast 15 minutes after closing time, the very kind lady at the door to the dining room realised we had... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

After not having played at the Fish River Golf Course for a number of years, I returned with great anticipation, only to be terribly disappointed at the condition of the course, particularly the greens which were once like billiard tables.

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Thank Anderson P
Sandton, South Africa
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85 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

I'm by no means a golf expert. I play once a year or so and enjoy the experience of the course and the banter. Fish River has been my best ever experience. Take my advice. On a good day book the last tee off around 13:30 and get a cart (for 2 carts and 3 golfers it was R850) then... More 

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Thank Eugene S
Ratingen, Germany
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92 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Fantastisch scenic views. Interesting holes, good maintenance despite lack of water. Good and friendly bar. High participation in Club tournememts Excellent value sunday Meals and one Steak evening per month

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Thank rdrat
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71 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

The hotel is great, but it it obvious that this former grand hotel now caters rather for timeshare-like deals. The golf course is great and the setting amazing.

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Thank Pieter N
Johannesburg, South Africa
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

Was staying at the hotel and met up with friends for a round of golf. Great layout and in great condition. Will definitely play again given the opportunity. Pity about the wind but obviously that was nobody's fault

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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

They are still the best by far, as urs an event, you go early and stay late ad enjoy a delightful spread of wonderful breakfast menu items, solo much to choose from and the most important factor... Is the champagne is included in the price...well worth the visit and you can book 18 holes if golf or play chess...or just... More 

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Thank AngiM
Provo, Utah, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

We aren't golfers but we did enjoy a wonderful breakfast buffet inside the main building. It was the most varied buffet we experienced in South Africa - anything you could have for breakfast was offered and the food was delicious! The price was also unbelievably low for the quality and amount and food we had.

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1 Thank Kaye N
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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187 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

A Gary player design, challenging and in great shape with all the rain we've been blessed with. Greens very receptive and true. Ocean vistas from some if the holes. Watch out for the old women's back, par 5 and beautiful layout over the fish river with its lovely bridge.

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1 Thank zaheergani
Port Alfred, South Africa
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Exquisite course, laid out on the site of an old fort- 1825. Marvellous hosts, transport available and simply the most interesting course I have visited.

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