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Located in Summerstrand, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Humewood Beach and Hobie Beach. King's Beach and Bayworld are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Hotel Features

Catch some rays at the nearby beach or spend the day relaxing at The Boardwalk Hotel's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 140 rooms feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, plus free WiFi and LED TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include 24-hour room service, minibars, and separate bathtubs and showers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Boardwalk Hotel features an indoor pool and an outdoor pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at one of the 2 coffee shops/cafés. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 4 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This 5-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 32280 square feet (2999 square meters) include a conference center. This luxury hotel also offers a casino, a fitness center, and a sauna. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site.

The Boardwalk Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Total number of rooms - 140 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 4 
  • Business center 
  • Casino 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2999 
  • Conference center 
  • Year Built 2012 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 32280 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Bowling alley on site  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Electric kettle 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 
  • Heating 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered.

Kiplings - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Leonardos - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

El Greco - This restaurant specializes in Greek cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Bayside Pantry - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and an outdoor pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bowling alley on site 
  • Playground on site 

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Africology. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including hydrotherapy.

  • Body wraps 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

24-hour check-in

No rollaway/extra beds available

No pets or service animals allowed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 100 per person (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Boardwalk Hotel Port Elizabeth
  • Boardwalk Port Elizabeth
  • Boardwalk Hotel
  • The Boardwalk Hotel Port Elizabeth/Summerstrand

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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