Welcome to The King Edward Hotel
Nestled in the centre of the friendliest city in the country, Port Elizabeth, the King Edward Hotel offers luxurious elegance for anyone looking for a holiday to South Africa. With our variety of room configurations, and elegant lounge and dining areas, The King Edward is the perfect choice for a couples' retreat, a family getaway or a solo traveller. The extensive conferencing facilities make it the ideal location for your Port Elizabeth conference, too!
A location steeped in history!
The King Edward Hotel is situated in the historic area of Central in Port Elizabeth, overlooking the historic Donkin Reserve. Our View Rooms and View Suites offer beautiful views of the Reserve and the Port Elizabeth harbour. The hotel is just minutes away from St George's Cricket Stadium, Port Elizabeth Airport, and Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium (which hosted the FIFA World Cup in 2010). In addition to our in-house restaurant, bar and lounge, guests also have easy access to the trendy Richmond Hill restaurants, bars coffee shops nearby. A short drive away from the King Edward Hotel are some of the finest game reserves in the Eastern Cape.
Historical ambience with modern comforts
The hotel was built in 1903 and sensitively refurbished in 2016 to ensure that the historical atmosphere remains, and is enhanced by modern amenities. In The King Edward Hotel, you will rediscover the originality and the authenticity of the Edwardian Era, a true age of innovation and inspiration.
The rooms are tastefully decorated with attention to detail and modern bathrooms. Rooms are equipped with satellite television, wireless internet, heating and cooling air-conditioners, en-suite bathrooms, and coffee/tea facilities.
An Elegant Conference and Function Venue in Port Elizabeth
The King Edward Hotel also offers extensive conferencing and banqueting facilities - contact us to enquire about function packages.