Cape Flame Guest House

4.0 star property
Upscale guesthouse in entertainment district in Gqeberha

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Cape Flame Guest House

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Bar (on property)
Seasonal outdoor pool
Front of property
1 bedroom, premium bedding, in-room safe, individually decorated
Free daily on-the-go breakfast

Overview of Cape Flame Guest House

8,8 out of 10 Fabulous
8,8/10 Fabulous

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Connecting rooms available
No.8, 7th Avenue, Summerstrand, Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape, 6001
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Business center
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden
  • Lobby fireplace
  • Communal living room
  • Front-desk safe
  • Meeting room
Feel at home
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Separate bedroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden

Room options

Business Twin Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Luxury Twin Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Large Twin Beds

Business Suite

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Large Twin Sofa Bed

Luxury Double Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Executive Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

About this area

Getting around

  • Port Elizabeth (PLZ) - 12 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Barney's Tavern - 17 min walk
  • Charlie's Pizza & Pasta - 3 min walk
  • Ginger The Restaurant - 15 min walk
  • Urban Roti - 17 min walk
  • Something Good Roadhouse - 7 min walk

About this property

Cape Flame Guest House

Located just 4.1 mi (6.5 km) from the airport, Cape Flame Guest House offers a shuttle (available on request). Guests can enjoy the seasonal outdoor pool or take advantage of nearby scuba diving. Other highlights at this upscale guest house include a terrace and a garden.


English, Xhosa

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 11 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • 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 front desk is open Monday - Friday (7:00 AM - 7:00 PM) and Saturday - Sunday (7:30 AM - 6:30 PM)
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

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


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas (1-device limit)
  • Free WiFi in rooms (2-device limit)


  • Free covered onsite self parking
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Free offsite parking within 7 ft
  • Street parking available


  • Airport shuttle on request (during limited hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free on-the-go breakfast each morning
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting room


  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Communal living room
  • Seasonal outdoor pool


  • Well-lit path to entrance

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Electric kettle

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio
  • Individually decorated
  • Heated floors

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi (2-device limit)
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Mini-fridge
  • Free bottled water
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • The seasonal pool is open from October to February

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

The property is cleaned and disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer; 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.

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

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


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.
Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.
This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

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Frequently asked questions

Does Cape Flame Guest House offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Cape Flame Guest House 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.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Cape Flame Guest House?
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 Cape Flame Guest House?
Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Cape Flame Guest House?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Cape Flame Guest House?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Cape Flame Guest House?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Cape Flame Guest House?
You can check in from 2 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
Is there an onsite casino at Cape Flame Guest House?
No, this guesthouse doesn't have a casino, but The Boardwalk Casino & Entertainment World (3-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Cape Flame Guest House and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as scuba diving. Enjoy amenities like a seasonal outdoor pool and a garden.
Does Cape Flame Guest House have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.
What's the area around Cape Flame Guest House like?
Cape Flame Guest House is a short 13-minute walk from Hobie Beach and 5 minutes' walk from Piet Retief Monument.







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10/10 Exceptional

We only stayed one night, but it was a great place to stop over and would be great for a long term stay. Very friendly staff.
Brian, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

This is a good choice. However if you are looking for a modern place, this will not be for you. Old style and old type of guesthouse. Everything was clean and good.
Anita, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great Guesthouse in PE
Great Guesthouse, comfortable and clean rooms with everything you need. Great breakfast each morning.
1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Simon, 6-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

It was great.
The WiFi was slow (could not Skype my business meeting) so had to hotspot my mobile. Everything else was GREAT!!! Will stay there again.
Jason, 2-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

First rate—clean, comfortable, good breakfast
A very nice guesthouse that does everything well. Clean, comfortable, quiet, good breakfast. Very good choice.
Michael, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

IM 2019
Stayed for Iron Man Event , would recommend it
Darryl, 4-night trip
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8/10 Very good

A very pleasant stay, with friendly and efficient staff. I would recommend it.
7-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Cape Flame is THE place to stay in Port Elizabeth
It was my second time to stay at Cape Flame, and I will be happy to stay again. It's quiet. the staff is friendly. The location is an easy walk to the beach with lots of food and drink options. The wifi is good. The breakfast is excellent. The rooms are comfortable for a good night's sleep.
Tracy Dean, 4-night trip
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