The Paxton Hotel

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

389 reviews
Excellent hotel. Close to the city center and the airport.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Radio
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Wheelchair access
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Carpeting
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Playground
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Shops
    • Hairdresser
    • Foyer
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Restaurant(s) with a smoking section
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Casino
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • Breakfast Served
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Set menu lunch
    • Continental Breakfast
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Number of Pools
    • Swimming Pool
Carnavon Place Humerail Port Elizabeth South Africa 6001


The hotel is located in Port Elizabeth, known as ‘the Friendly City’, overlooking Algoa Bay on the coast of South Africa. The bay offers 40 km of superb beaches. Restaurants, a gym and The Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment Complex are all in the vicinity. Addo Elephant National Park is 72 km away and is a wonderful destination for day trip. The hotel is also conveniently situated close to the airport.


The air-conditioned hotel comprises a total of 79 rooms. Individual storeys are accessible via the lift or stairs. Amenities include a safe. Wireless internet access (no extra charge) is available to travellers in the public areas. Among the culinary options available at the establishment are a restaurant, a dining area, a breakfast room and a bar. Shopping facilities are also available. The grounds of the accommodation feature a playground and an attractive garden. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the hotel. Additional services include room service, a laundry service and a hairdresser.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning and a bathroom. Most rooms feature a balcony with a view for guests' enjoyment. There is also a safe. Guests will also find a tea/coffee station included as standard. Other features include internet access, a telephone, a TV and a radio. Rooms suitable for wheelchair access are bookable. The bathrooms have a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer is also available.


The sport and leisure options offer guests plenty to choose from during their free time. The establishment features various options for cooling off on hot days, including a pool and an outdoor pool. Sun loungers provide a great place to sunbathe. The accommodation offers a gym (for a fee) to travellers. Fun and entertainment are offered by a casino.


Bed and breakfast is bookable. Snacks and meals, including breakfast and lunch are available.


The following credit cards are accepted at the hotel: American Express, VISA and Diners Club.


  • Wellness Area
    "Great wellness & sports facilities"

    "Awesome wellness and fitness areas."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Friendly front desk staff. Lovely staff. Excellent room service.

    "Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception."

  • Location
    "Great location"

    Close to the airport. Excellent location. Free parking.

    "Great location near the airport." "Near to the city centre with good shopping options nearby." "Average parking."

  • Room
    "Great room"

    Bath room excellent. Splendid view. Spacious rooms.

    "Rooms are new and well furnished with comfortable beds." "Spacious and tidy rooms." "Guests complain about bathrooms, minibars, and general room maintenance." "Shower can be a problem."

  • Breakfast
    "Breakfast is average"

    Delicious omelettes. Excellent breakfast. Excellent breakfasts.

    "Breakfast is decent but expensive."

  • Amenities
    "Ordinary amenities"

    No smoking room. Wonderful facilities.

    "Average hotel building."

  • Value for money
    "Fairly good value for money"

    Had to pay for cappuccino. Reasonable hotel. Free parking.

    "Fairly good value for money." "High priced breakfast."

  • Beach
    "Reasonable beach"

    "Reasonable beach."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Wifi didn't work properly.

    "Wifi quality could be improved."