The Kelway Hotel

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Luxury Double Room, Sea Facing | Primary image
Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
Standard Double Room, Sea Facing | Premium bedding, in-room safe, individually decorated

Overview of The Kelway Hotel

The Kelway Hotel

3.0 star property
Suburban hotel in Port Elizabeth with restaurant and bar/lounge

8,2/10 Very good

158 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available
The price is R1 152
Price available on 2022/10/07
1 Brookes Hill Drive, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, 6013
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Area shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Garden
  • Front desk safe
For families
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

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About this area

Getting around

  • Port Elizabeth (PLZ) - 5 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

The Kelway Hotel

Transformed 3-star hotel by the sea, renovated in 2016
Take advantage of a roundtrip airport shuttle, a free manager's reception, and a terrace at The Kelway Hotel. The onsite restaurant, Farriagers, features brunch. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a garden and dry cleaning/laundry services.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • A seasonal outdoor pool
  • Free self parking
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), extended parking, and an area shuttle
  • An area shuttle, a 24-hour front desk, and free newspapers
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the helpful staff
Room features
All guestrooms at The Kelway Hotel boast comforts such as premium bedding and air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi and safes.
Extra amenities include:
  • Free toiletries and hair dryers
  • 32-inch LCD TVs with premium channels
  • Coffee/tea makers, daily housekeeping, and desks


Afrikaans, English, Xhosa, Zulu

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 63 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Onsite RV/bus/truck parking (fees apply)
  • Onsite extended parking


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Free reception
  • Room service (limited hours)

Traveling with children

  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Use of nearby fitness center
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Working away

  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2004
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Seasonal outdoor pool


  • Accessible bathroom


  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Farriagers - This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 130 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 150 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 4)
  • Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from October 25 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.


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.

This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Kelway Hotel
Kelway Hotel Port Elizabeth
Kelway Port Elizabeth
The Kelway Hotel Hotel
The Kelway Hotel Port Elizabeth
The Kelway Hotel Hotel Port Elizabeth

Frequently asked questions

Does The Kelway Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Kelway Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Kelway Hotel?
As of 04 October 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Kelway Hotel on 07 October 2022 start from R1 152, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Kelway Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Kelway Hotel?
Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at The Kelway Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Kelway Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking. RV/bus/truck parking is available.
Is airport shuttle service offered by The Kelway Hotel?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 150 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Kelway Hotel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
Is there an onsite casino at The Kelway Hotel?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but The Boardwalk Casino & Entertainment World (15-min walk) is nearby.
What is there to do at The Kelway Hotel and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like hiking and scuba diving, and practice your swing on the nearby golf course. Enjoy amenities like a seasonal outdoor pool and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Kelway Hotel?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, Farriagers. The dining venue will be unavailable from October 25 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include The Coachman Restaurant (4-min walk), BeerShack (5-min walk), and Raasoie (5-min walk).
What's the area around The Kelway Hotel like?
The Kelway Hotel is located near Humewood Beach, just a short 2-minute walk from Bayworld and 2 minutes' walk from La Kouzina.

Overall score and ratings


Very good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Anneline, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Ghulam, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Chelsea, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

The Kelsey we stayed here 2020 it was good the hotel is still a good place to stay breakfast weee good the restaurant at night was poor with not a lot of choice to chose from also beds are very low the hotel needs to get it act together and improve these things also we had to go down almost every day as the keycard kept not working
Ian, 3-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

brian, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Patrick, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ethan, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent stopover for an early morning flight
Comfortable stay. Very close to airport. Extremely friendly staff who helped with all our questions
Carin, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beauty, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Phumeza, 1-night trip
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