in the small town of Alexandria offers affordable and comfortable
accommodation in nine units. Doubles and Twins en suite and Twins and
Singles with private bathrooms.
called Olifantshoek (Elephant's Corner) - where Addo elephants once roamed
freely - the town was renamed Alexandria in honour of Alexander Smith, the
first Dutch Reformed Church Dominee sent here to look after the local
gemeente (congregation). The Xhosa name for the town is Emnyameni
which means "at the rainbow".
known as Alexandria Hotel, this guesthouse began serving travellers in
March 1852 and has been doing so continuously since then and from 1987 has
been steadily upgraded by owner/managers Kathleen and Peter Gordon.
November 2007 the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)
rewarded their efforts by awarding:
3 stars - TGCSA
for their delicious country-style breakfasts, the guest house is licensed
and from Monday to Friday, lunches and dinners can be had by prior
gates ensure safe open parking for guests behind the Guest House.