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Popular hotels in East London

Discover well-known properties in East London that are favored by visitors more than others. There are 543 hotels in East London and price data was last updated on julio 15, 2024. The average price for a hotel in East London is $52/night.
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21 Blue Bend Pl, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Nestled in indigenous, sub-tropical foliage and where the Nahoon River meets the warm Indian Ocean, the Blue Lagoon offers tranquillity and seclusion just outside East London. It features an outdoor pool, a separate children’s pool, and a BBQ area. At Blue Lagoon Hotel and Conference Centre you will find stylish, garden-facing rooms or modern luxury two bedroom lagoon facing suites. They are air conditioned, feature a private bathroom and are equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, satellite TV and minibar. Complimentary breakfast gives you a great start to your day. After having as active or relaxing a time as you wish, excellent dining and drinks while admiring the sunset await you. The “Upstairs On Blue” cocktail lounge serves various cocktails and alcoholic beverages. Blue Lagoon Hotel and Conference Centre faces Nahoon Reef, a surfer’s paradise. Many other beautiful Eastern Cape beaches are nearby. Squash and tennis courts are available at the country club, and the East London Golf Course is also very close. "Big 5" game reserves, horse trails and forest walks are all within a couple of hours’ drive.
Free Wi-Fi
7.7
Good
993 reviews
Location
3.2 mi from city centre
Western Ave, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Situated in the scenic coastal city of East London, the Southern Sun Hemingways hotel takes inspiration from the Key West home of renowned author Ernest Hemingway. His fascinating legacy influenced the East London hotel which bears his name – a blend of classical architecture and tropical flair. Style, warmth, and elegance characterise the hotel's décor, and its 108 en-suite rooms are equipped with amenities like free WiFi, in-room tea and coffee facilities, DStv and much more. Smoking rooms and wheelchair-accessible rooms are also available upon request. The nearby Hemingways Casino and Entertainment Centre provides great gaming, a number of restaurants, movies and many other attractions. The Hemingways Mall is conveniently accessible for one of the best shopping experiences in East London. When it comes to dining, the hotel's Key Largo restaurant offers guests a range of delicious breakfast and dinner options and an a la carte menu. The location of our hotel puts us within reach of some of the best attractions in East London and throughout the Eastern Cape. A well-equipped fitness centre is available to hotel guests, while adaptable well-equipped conferencing venues are also offered for the use of business travellers.
Free Wi-Fi
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8.0
Excellent
10 reviews
Location
3.1 mi from city centre
19 A Kenyon Crescent, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
While you're here, you can enjoy all the comforts of home and more, including a refrigerator and free WiFi, as well as an LED TV and a coffee/tea maker. Other amenities include premium bedding, laundry facilities, towels, and an electric kettle.
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8.7
Excellent
164 reviews
Location
2.4 mi from city centre

Tips for booking hotels in East London

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in East London. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on julio 15, 2024.
Cheapest month:August
Most expensive month:December
Average price in East London:$52/night
Cheapest price found:$16/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Friday
$36 - $78
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$44 - $79
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Top-rated East London hotels

Browse through properties in East London that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 543 properties in East London and data was last updated on julio 15, 2024.
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N6 National Road, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
14.8 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
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$75
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22 Esplanade, Beachfront, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$73
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Cnr Baillie Road And Moore Street P.o. Box 1255, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
0.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$91
Avg. per night

Cheapest hotels in East London, South Africa

Discover affordable stays in East London that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in East London can be found for as low as $36 per night. There is currently one property in East London that can be booked for this price. Areena Riverside Resort is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in East London. Price data was last updated on julio 15, 2024
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East Coast Resorts Road, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
12.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
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$36
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No. 58 Vincent Gardens Rise, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
2.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$42
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14 Montrose Avenue Bunkers Hill, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$43
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9 Salisbury Road, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
2.0 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$43
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20 Lido Avenue, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
3.0 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
$44
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331 Esplanade Terrace, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$45
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69 Main Road, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
15.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
$46
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Corner Union Avenue and Cheltenham Road, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
2.0 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$50
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in East London

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in East London to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in East London at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on julio 15, 2024.
A breakdown of the average price per hotel class in East London. We've highlighted the most popular properties according to our users as well as the best value within each hotel class.
2 stars and under
Corner Union Avenue and Cheltenham Road, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
3 stars
Cnr Baillie Road And Moore Street P.o. Box 1255, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
21 Blue Bend Pl, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
331 Esplanade Terrace, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
4 stars +
22 Esplanade, Beachfront, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
14 Montrose Avenue Bunkers Hill, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa

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Where to stay in East London

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About East London

Serving as the gateway to South Africa’s Wild Coast, East London lies along the Indian Ocean between the Buffalo and Nahoon rivers. It boasts one of the best natural history museums in South Africa and an outstanding private game reserve, as well as warm waters that make it a popular destination for surfing, swimming and fishing.

Things to do in East London

Delve into the region’s natural history at the East London Museum, which showcases local wildlife, fossilised human footprints and beadwork created by the Xhosa people. Learn about East London’s maritime past and come face-to-face with a coelacanth, an ancient fish believed to be extinct until it was discovered in the nearby Chalumna River in 1938.

East London is surrounded by beautiful beaches where you can swim and sunbathe during the warmer months. Families can head to the sheltered waters of Orient Beach where you’ll find a playground and paddling pool, while surfers can make a beeline to the breaks of Eastern Beach. To escape the crowds, drive north to beautiful Blue Flag-awarded Gonubie Beach.

Wildlife lovers shouldn’t miss a visit to Inkwenkwezi, a private safari park that sprawls across 4,000 hectares and is home to rhinos, giraffes, buffalos and zebras. In addition to guided game drives in open-topped jeeps, you can embark on walking safaris, canoe trips and quad-bike tours or interact with elephants and cheetahs during handler-led experiences.

Getting around East London

East London Airport is a 15-minute drive from the city centre and has regular flights to Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban. Trains connect from the East London railway station to destinations across South Africa and buses travel throughout the city. Having your own vehicle is the most convenient way of accessing the surrounding sights.

Facts about staying in East London

Find useful tips and insights about staying in East London to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on julio 15, 2024.
  • What are the best hotels in East London?

    4,178 reviews rated Premier Hotel East London Icc with an average score of 8.3/10. It may also be worth looking into the The Thatch Hide, which received a rating of 7.2/10 from 1,139 reviews. Premier Hotel Regent could also be a good option, with a score of 7.4/10 from 1,130 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel near Nahoon Beach?

    Blue Lagoon Hotel and Conference Centre is a hotel near Nahoon Beach that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 7.7 across 993 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel in East London near Bonza Bay Beach?

    The Thatch Hide is the most recommended hotel near Bonza Bay Beach on HotelsCombined (scoring 7.2 over 1,139 reviews).

  • How much do hotels in East London cost?

    The average price of a hotel in East London is $61 per night, based on the last 3 days’ data.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in East London?

    HotelsCombined users have found cheap hotels in East London starting from $16 per night in the last 3 days. This coming weekend (Jul 19 to Jul 21), prices can start from as low as $18/night.

  • How much is a hotel in East London tonight?

    Prices for a hotel in East London tonight are about $48 on average, but HotelsCombined users have found prices as low as $16 for tonight in the last 3 days.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a hotel in East London?

    The cheapest month to book a hotel in East London is August ($36). Conversely, the most expensive month to stay in East London is December ($78).

  • What is the cheapest day to book a hotel in East London?

    The cheapest day to stay in East London is Wednesday ($44). On the other hand, travelers can expect to pay the most on Thursday, when the average nightly price is $79.

  • Are there any hotels in East London close to East London?

    The closest hotel to East London is Road Lodge East London, which is located 2.0 mi away from the city center.

  • What are some other cities to stay in when visiting Eastern Cape?

    In addition to East London, travelers opt to visit Port Elizabeth when visiting Eastern Cape. Addo is also a popular choice to visit.

  • How many hotels are there in East London?

    In total, there are 543 hotels to choose from in East London, compared to 3,532 properties in Eastern Cape.

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