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Located in the heart of Port Elizabeth, South Africa and nestled in the affluent beachfront suburb of Summerstrand, No5 by Mantis is less than 10 minutes from Port Elizabeth Airport and within 100 meters of the rolling Indian Ocean. No5 offers 6 contemporary and luxurious suites in a secluded landscaped environment and 4 suites with private balconies all which have mini bars, own lounges, Nespresso machines, WiFi and many more full 5 star services and amenities. An exquisite South African art collection is feature throughout the hotel, complimented by fine dining and impeccable facilities like a wine cellar, whiskey and cigar bar, 10-seater boardroom, cinema, swimming pool, spa and gym to ensure your every need is met.
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All reviews wine cellar private cinema art deco boutique hotel cinema room one night own garden business suite the main hotel outstanding hotel great boutique presidential suite attention to detail minutes from the airport stayed here for two nights stayed longer sitting area
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Reviewed 3 days ago

First the less good: When we arrived, there was nobody on reception, and it took some time to find someone. When we were shown to our room, we found the safe could not be operated, and the receptionist said she would get someone over to...More

Thank Norman B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights before heading out to stay on a game reserve and then another night on our way back. The hotel feels very safe and is an easy stroll to the beach and shopping mall. We found the staff very friendly and...More

Thank antano2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed an overnight stay at No5 by Mantis in October. What a treasure trove of art deco furniture and original, mainly modern art works. We could not fault the facilities or service.

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Thank Sally T
Reviewed 12 October 2018

The is super lovely. Beautiful and big rooms, deco is done with attention to detail. We enjoyed their breakfast. I firstly visited with my husband and I booked my parents to celebrate their 30 anniversary and they enjoyed the Spa.

Thank Jet819579
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Positives first: a beautiful suite and genuinely helpful staff. Why never again: a) Horrid internet, the slowest I experienced in South Africa. On top of that – hidden security features which block access to some essential business websites. If you work on the road, as...More

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"Stay in the main hotel building"
normanb309
4 days ago
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"Loved our spacious room - 205. Large balcony, nice linens, comfy bed."
loisl127
5 Dec 2017
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"Our room was in the annex across the road from the main building"
SallyJulietChrisMark
15 Oct 2017
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"Faulkner suite private courtyard but no view"
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27 Sep 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$151 - US$230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Shamwari Townhouse
LOCATION
South AfricaEastern CapePort ElizabethSummerstrand
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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