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Chintsa East, South Africa
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 June 2016

It is beyond me why a place with such a great location and so much potential are managed without a view towards the future. In general it hotel has spacious rooms but too often the mattresses are old and worn out. Rooms are cleaned but quality control is poor resulting in basic things not being done. The service staff is... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

One evening I found someone else in my room. While I was away they had taken out all my belongings and given the room to someone else without even bothering telling me about it. This is unfortunately not the first I have had issues at this place. Enough is enough. I am taking my business elsewhere.

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Kimberley, South Africa
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This is a wonderful place. Room was beautiful with a view of the ocean, air conditioning, very neat and clean. Brenda was wonderful and the food was divine. We had a wonderful time there and it's walking distance from many of the great places in PE.

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Los Angeles, California
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57 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2011

Good rate but does not include breakfast. My fiance and I stayed for one night and ate breakfast next door at the four star hotel. The room was clean and the shower was hot but over-all it was more of a standard motel than a nice B&B - especially since breakfast is not included. No WIFI. The room was very... More 

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London
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80 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2011

Stayed here for a night recently. It was a convenient hotel with views overlooking the sea. It is close to restaurants, the rooms are clean and large and bed comfy. It is good value for money - although be aware most rates are room only.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2011

Took us a while to find the place, which should have been easy given the town's numbered grid road system, but the directions from the reception were not great. We checked into one of their 'Dolphin Nook' apartments. Very spacious and handy, but a slight feeling of going back in time - they could do with a bit of a... More 

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Pretoria
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 July 2011

During my stay in this hotel on 10 July 2011 everything was rocky from the on-set. From check-in to check-out I experienced awful service that I just cannot let go untold. The experience was bad from the minute we arrived. When we first walked up to the desk to check-in, the woman behind the desk was on the phone. We... More 

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New York City, New York
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12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2011

Considering the hype, this hotel seemed a bit worn around the edges and shabby. The rooms were small, the bathrooms adequate, and no free wi-fi. While there at peak time, it was still overpriced. The walls were thin and we could hear our neighbor next door late into the night. Management seemed a bit strange also.

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Thank Blusuede
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 17 May 2010

The Chapman is a great no-frills place to stay, with great value for money. It is set across from the Pier in a safe part of PE and the ocean facing rooms have a lovely view. This is a simple straight forward place to stay, with great service but don't expect anything extra.

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Lymington Hampshire
1 review
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Reviewed 3 March 2010

Booked a double room on 14th Feb for one night (Thank God) based on the high recommendation of "Lonely Planet": Quote "The friendly, family-run Chapman is an upmarket choice with a waterfall (where?) rim-flow pool. Modern rooms (maybe 20 years ago!) with private balconies (no mention of the pigeons mess!) We were greeted by a rather strange big sweaty chap... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Free Parking

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Address: 11 Vesperdene Road, Cape Town, 8005 | Humewood Beach, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
Number of rooms: 22
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