The Halyards Hotel is in the Royal Alfred Marina of Port Alfred surround by The Kowie River and a short distance from the white sandy beaches.
Halyards hotel is ideal for families wanting to spend the day out on the river fishing. This hotel is a modern 48 room hotel that is run by the River Hotel group.
The hotel is known mainly for its delightful Saturday night seafood dinners and Sunday Carvery, its pool deck, and their barge, "The Spirit of Adventure". The Port Alfred River Spa is on the property.
The 48 bedrooms that form part of the hotel are en-suite. The rooms are tastefully decorated, with balconies. A few of the suites have a view of the Marina. The Garden Rooms: The Garden rooms can be in the form of a double or twin bedroom, and each is equipped with air-conditioning, tea/coffee station, TV with selected channels, en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.
Standard Marina Facing Rooms: The Standard Marina-Facing Rooms can be in the form of a double or twin bedroom. All are have air-conditioning, safety deposit box, tea/coffee station, TV with a few channels, en-suite bathroom with shower, bath and toilet.
Luxury Marina Facing Rooms: The Luxury Marina rooms can be in the form of a double or twin bedroom and can cater for extra guests with an additional sleeper couch. The rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, a safety deposit box, tea & coffee stations, TV with selected channels, en-suite bathrooms with a shower, bath and toilet.
The Honeymoon Suite: The Honeymoon Suite has a king-size bed, with a separate lounge and sleeper couch. The hotel provides treats in your bedroom, or you can book a couple's massage at the River Spa that is on the property. The Honeymoon Suite has to air-condition, a safety deposit box, tea/coffee station, TV with selected channels, an en-suite bathroom with a shower, bath and toilet.
The Premier Suites: The Premier Suites have two bedrooms; one that has twin beds and the other has a double bed. A kitchenette, dining area and lounge make up the living area. The Suites are air-conditioned, have a safety deposit box, tea/coffee station, TV with selected channels, an en-suite bathroom with a shower and toilet or a shower, bath and toilet.
How to Get There
From Port Elizabeth: 155 KM
Go from the N2 Highway to Grahamstown. After 52 km's, take the exit to Grahamstown and then after another 503 m's, take the R72 exit out to Port Alfred. At the T-junction, take a right towards Port Alfred. 51 km's on the road to Alexandria, then 22 km's to Kenton-on-Sea, and 26 km's to Port Alfred. When you've reached Port Alfred, continue straight and follow the road to East London. At the traffic lights, go straight, and cross over the bridge. Just before the hill. The Halyards Hotel is on your right, at the Royal Alfred Marina entrance. Follow the signs to the Halyards Hotel.