Garden Gate

89 3rd Avenue, Newton ParkPort Elizabeth6045South Africa
Bed & Breakfast
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About Garden Gate

Garden Gate is a cosy and charming B&B with chic, upmarket rooms. The guest house is located a two-minute walk from the St. Croix Motor Museum, known for its vintage car collection.

Each room is stylishly decorated and outfitted with a flat-screen TV and coffee/tea-making facilities. There is also a writing table in each room. All bathrooms are en-suite and come with a bathtub and/or shower.

On-site amenities include secure parking and free Wi-Fi. A shared kitchen is open for guests to use and prepare their own food. Visitors may also enjoy downtime in the relaxing garden.

A continental breakfast is provided with various light items such as fresh fruits and toast. For a more substantial meal, Herms Restaurant, specialising in seafood and meat dishes, is a ten-minute walk away.

Garden Gate is less than a kilometre away from Baakens Valley, notorious for its hiking and biking trails through the river valley. For shopping, Greenacres Centre is about a five-minute drive away.


89 3rd Avenue, Newton Park, Port Elizabeth, 6045, South Africa
Telephone: +27(83)6546105 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / corridors

Positive Reviews

Warm welcome

The friendly and welcoming service from the hotel staff is often noticed by travellers. Guests find the hotel personnel very attentive to guest needs. Providing a warm and comfortable environment is clearly a priority for the staff. Travellers also appreciate their insightful recommendations on places to visit and where to go for dining. The staff are also known for their knowledge of money-saving tips.

Chic and cosy spaces

Guests enjoy their rooms and find them very well-decorated and liveable. Guests also notice that the staff keeps the rooms clean and maintained to a high standard. The accommodations, as a whole, are considered very comfortable.

Lovely location

The hotel's pleasant and quiet yet convenient neighbourhood is also often mentioned in reviews. According to guests, the hotel is within walking distance of shopping and many restaurants as well as casual eateries. A supermarket is also available nearby. In addition, the hotel is said to be easily accessible by public transport.

Negative Reviews

Too light of a breakfast

Guests think the hotel's breakfast is not substantial enough and can be improved. Even for a continental spread, the foods seem insufficient and not very filling. Most guests also simply prefer to have some heartier items available, such as eggs or meat.

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