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The Dondi Lodge

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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of The Dondi Lodge

The Dondi Lodge

4.0 star property
Port Elizabeth upscale guesthouse with restaurant

7,4/10 Good

3 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
51 Parliament Street, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, 6001

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Port Elizabeth Central

Getting around

  • Port Elizabeth (PLZ) - 10 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Vovo Telo - 5 min walk
  • Fernandos Chicken House - 5 min walk
  • Mellas Dim-Sum & Noodle Bar - 6 min walk
  • Todos Locos - 7 min walk
  • Groundfloor - 7 min walk

About this property

The Dondi Lodge

Located just 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from the airport, The Dondi Lodge offers a shuttle (available 24 hours). Free perks include WiFi, self parking, and English breakfast daily between 7:00 AM and 11:00 AM.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 17 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:30 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, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free English breakfast each morning 7:00 AM–11:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (limited hours)

Working away

  • Business center
  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Conference space


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Multilingual staff


  • 1 building/tower


  • Wheelchair accessible

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Freshen up

  • Hair dryer (on request)

Stay connected

  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 120


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

This property accepts major credit cards.

Also known as

Dondi Lodge
Dondi Lodge Port Elizabeth
Dondi Port Elizabeth
The Dondi Lodge Guesthouse
The Dondi Lodge Port Elizabeth
The Dondi Lodge Guesthouse Port Elizabeth

Frequently asked questions

Does The Dondi Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Dondi Lodge 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.
Are pets allowed at The Dondi Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Dondi Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by The Dondi Lodge?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 120.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Dondi Lodge?
You can check in from 11:30 AM - 11:30 PM. Check-out time is 11:30 AM.
Is there an onsite casino at The Dondi Lodge?
No, this guesthouse doesn't have a casino, but The Boardwalk Casino & Entertainment World (12-min drive) is nearby.
Are there restaurants at or near The Dondi Lodge?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Vovo Telo (5-min walk), Fernandos Chicken House (5-min walk), and Mellas Dim-Sum & Noodle Bar (6-min walk).
What's the area around The Dondi Lodge like?
The Dondi Lodge is a short 10-minute walk from Market Square and 10 minutes' walk from Port Elizabeth City Hall.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

8/10 Very good

bella struttura, quartiere cosi cosi
Struttura valida, comoda con il centro
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Verified guest review

6/10 Good

A simple hotel with a good location
The Dondi Lodge is a small, inexpensive hotel located near the train station and waterfront in Port Elizabeth. It's also easy accessible from the airport (approx 10 minutes drive by car or taxi). Unfortunately we were disappointed with the hotel. As we had booked a luxury suite we were quite surprised ending up in a very small, ordinary hotel room. An extra look at mentions all rooms as suites which is truly misleading. The only plus for the friendly breakfast staff serving a tasty meal.
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