Isango Gate

23 Bornemouth Street, SummerstrandPort Elizabeth6001South Africa
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About Isango Gate

Positioned in the upmarket Summerstrand area of Port Elizabeth, Isango Gate is just one block from the beach. This luxury boutique hotel takes pride in its African Zen gardens, large sun deck with an infinity pool, and full-service spa with holistic treatments.

The ritzy, tastefully designed suites feature floor-to-ceiling windows and private balconies with partial sea views. Plush amenities comprise satellite TVs, stocked minibars, and streamlined bathrooms with full deluxe toiletries and freestanding baths.

Isango Gate boasts a state-of-the-art gymnasium, sauna and steam rooms, and modern conference and banqueting facilities. Free perks include high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity, secure parking, and DVD usage.

Penda Pendu, the hotel’s refined restaurant with a fireplace and wine cellar, serves gourmet South African dishes blended with international flavours, plus an extensive list of fine and rare wines. The in-house Ndlovu Sinazo Bar offers cocktails and light snacks.

Shark Rock Pier and the vibrant Boardwalk are two kilometres from the hotel. Bayworld maritime museum is three kilometres away.


23 Bornemouth Street, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth, 6001, South Africa
Telephone: +27(41)8112225 | Fax: +27(41)5833193 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Hypoallergenic rooms
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Organised activities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Supermarket
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty salon
  • Body treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath / Hammam
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Posh hotel with blue-chip amenities

Guests adore the uniqueness and rejuvenating ambience of the hotel, as well as its top-notch amenities. They love the building’s contemporary yet sophisticated design, the large terrace with relaxing sun loungers, and the sparking infinity swimming pool. Visitors also get to enjoy beauty and massage treatments from the spa, and a fine workout session at the well-equipped fitness centre.

First-class staff service

Reviews highlight the impeccable service of the hotel staff. Guests claim that the staff members make their stay extra memorable and comfortable. The receptionists welcome them warmly, and answer every request, concern, and query. They even mention that the hotel staff resolves problems quickly and in a calm and professional way.

High-grade accommodations

The suites are described as swanky, spotlessly clean, well-equipped, and spacious. Travellers note the plush seating areas, the heavenly beds, the fully stocked minibars with free items, and the luxury bathrooms with fabulous shower and large bathtubs. Guests further acknowledge the spectacular views from the rooms’ balconies, where they can see the pool, the garden, and the ocean.

Negative Reviews

Narrow parking spaces

Parking on site is secure and free of charge. However, guests complain that the parking area is rather tight, so the cars are parked too close to each other.

Noisy during events

Reviewers indicate that the property hosts functions and events. During these times, they report that the hotel premises tend to get noisy and crowded.

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