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The Windermere by Mantis

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“garden route”(14 reviews)
“real oasis”(3 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
The Windermere by Mantis is a luxury boutique hotel, conveniently situated in the popular beachfront suburb of Humewood, Port Elizabeth. Offering guests an authentic, year round beach holiday feel, we invite you to kick off your shoes and relax in easy-living comfort. At The Windermere...
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35 Humewood Rd | Humewood, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
3.1 km to Port Elizabeth Airport
23 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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All reviewsgarden routereal oasisa short taxi ridesister hotelhuge bathroomone night staysouth africafollowing morningtea and coffeeperfect locationrooms are spaciousshort stayeasy accessclose to the airportpleasant staymantaslounge
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Windermere provides a real oasis of comfort and luxury. The staff are all extremely helpful and friendly, and responsive to requests. My vast yet homely room spared nothing for comfort, and the little touches make all the difference, particularly the tea and coffee and...More

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1  Thank straussv745
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great little hotel. The rooms are well appointed and spacious -- I particularly enjoyed the full lounge in my room. The staff are all friendly and helpful and make sure your stay is a pleasant experience. The property's proximity to the beachfront is...More

Thank BizTravGuy101
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Friends of ours booked us in and when they told me it was part of the mantis group I was happy in the sense that we normally stay at boutique no 5 and understand the quality of accommodation. Well, was I in for a surprise....More

1  Thank Peter M
Response from Ryan L, General Manager at The Windermere by MantisResponded 10 May 2018

Dear Peter M, Firstly I would like to thank you for your constructive feedback from your previous stay with us. I must admit that I am deeply saddened that you experienced such inconsistency with regards to our service standards. We do take every bit of...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018

The modernised hotel situated a road back from the beach, seems to be a combination of two older properties which have been combined and now feature a lounge and pool area in between. The rooms are exceedingly large but quite dark. However, the rooms and...More

1  Thank Jozi2Melb
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We had a 2 night stay recently while in PE to watch the cricket. The rooms are brilliant with loads of room to spread out and the shower itself big enough for 4! The breakfast offering is ample with a great selection of cereals, fruit,...More

Thank robwhittle21
Response from Ryan L, General Manager at The Windermere by MantisResponded 10 May 2018

Dear robwhittle21, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience of our hotel following your recent stay with us. I am delighted to read that overall your experience was positive about all aspects of your stay. Hope that we get the chance...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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US$99 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Port Elizabeth
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$99 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Port Elizabeth
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Those located higher up will have more light"
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"We only saw one room but others have shared that the rooms are good"
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"Don't be fooled when you drive up. Walk into the place and you'll be very surprised. Don't judge..."
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"i always like a room with a view, so try to get the middle top room."
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