Dockside Guesthouse

Dockside Guest House is situated directly across from the picturesque small boat harbour on the East Bank of Port Alfred in the Eastern Cape. Each of our rooms have magnificent views overlooking the small boat harbour, the Kowie River and the unique arched Kowie Bridge which displays multicoloured lights each evening. Dockside Guest House is managed by owners Des and Pat Riggien, and you will experience warm and friendly hospitality throughout your stay. We measure our success over the past nine years by the high return rate of our guests.


All five rooms are elegantly furnished and feature the following:

  • DSTV;
  • Bar fridge;
  • Hair dryer;
  • Tea and coffee facilities; and
  • Private outside patios with table and chairs.

Harbour Room:

The Harbour Room offers a queen size bed, luxury white linen, a dressing room, luxury bathroom with large triangular bath and a large shower. Two comfortable chairs and table are available for relaxing and enjoying the view.

African Room and Sea Room:

These rooms both have a double bed with en-suite bathroom with a shower, dressing table and a chair.

Ethnic Room:

The Ethnic Room has twin beds with an en-suite bathroom with shower.

Egyptian Room:

The Egyptian Room offers a queen size bed, luxury private bathroom with a large bath and large shower across the passage.

The rooms have private outside entrances and we have secure off road parking. Relax and unwind in the large lounge while watching the activities in the harbour and on the river. Sit in our our tranquil tree lined garden where numerous birds make their homes and watch the local fisherman bring home their catch.

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