"Loved the view. The room was comfortable and clean. TV remote did not work. Restaurant on site has good food and atmosphere."
"We enjoyed the friendliness of the staff and the glorious view out across the bay. The restaurant was top clkass."
"We had a very pleasant stay @ Chapman Hotel, place is very need and tidy. Would loved to have a bar fridge just to put some milk and other things in because we travelled and had some stuff that needed to be refrigerated. We will definately visit them again. Reception staff very friendly and proff..."more
"The room was very comfortable and clean. Beautiful sea view. Bed was comfortable. Thank you."
"View to die for, the room was big. Floor is tiled and no mats on the side of the bed and on bathroom. very few tv channels, breakfast was ok and the price is reasonable."
"Clean, fairly well maintained accommodation."
"Not the neatest or newest accommodation. Have to pay a deposit to get a remote for the TV which is crazy. It was comfortable though and the staff were friendly. "
"Affordable relatively basic accommodation, good service, great view, close to beach and restaurants. Was perfect for our needs."
"Lovely and lived up to our expectations."
"Chapman Hotel was wonderful. Good value for money. Will definately come back when in Port Elizabeth."
"We had a marvellous time. The hotel kindly kept our luggage as we showed up at 8 in the morning when our check in was at 2 in the afternoon. They were very nice and polite and eager to help. The room was beautiful and clean with an excellent view. I wish we could have stayed longer "
"We stayed over for 10 nights in the adjacent self catering units during the December holidays, but we still had access to the hotel's pool and restaurant.The unit was clean, comfortable and spacious! We had a lovely Christmas lunch at the hotel. The staff are really friendly and helpful. Will recomm..."more
"Stay is always good.... So good that we have decided an additional 2 days..... We are definitely looking at booking a unit for December ..... Tonight will be our last night there...... Thank u for a wonderful stay...."
"Had the best stay ever.... beautiful views... beautiful place .... Not a complaint from me and my fiance'.... Kids were totally thrilled with the loft ..... Thank u for a wonderful long weekend.... "
"We decided to have a breakaway weekend from the Tsitsikamma , and decided to book in at the Chapman as we have heard good reviews about the Chapman and the great seafood served. The view from the Room was stunning and the presentation of the servings very impressive. We will definitley come again.
"We had a lovely stay at the hotel and the breakfast was great. The room was neat and tidy and if one had to complain it was that there was no fridge. The reception was good and assisted us us with all our queries. Would recommend the hotel for a visit."
"Close to Airport. Good price. Very friendly service. Excellent breakfast. Clean and spacious room with sea view. Can recommend for short stay."
"Staff helpful and friendly, service very good. Value for money, good sized room with comfortable beds. Plenty of hot water.
Guests get free entry to Bayworld opposite, ask hotel reception.
Walking distance to several restaurants.
"Our stay was enjoyable. The atmosphere was great and the service was really good. We had a wonderful time at The Chapman Hotel."
"I was very happy with my stay. It was nice standing by the window and overlooking the beautiful sea view. The rooms was clean and functional. I would definitely stay there again and recommend Chapman Hotel to anyone."
"The view was amazing. The staff was attentive and friendly. My room was comfortable and well equipped. I had a very good stay and was satisfied throughout my stay."
"We enjoyed it a lot. The location is safe and the people who works there are friendly. They gave really good service. We could walk to where we needed to be because everything was so close. We will definitely make use of their service again."
"Excellent service, room and food wise. Thank you very much. I will definitely recommend it to my friends. Posted a review on Facebook as well. Friendly staff who goes the extra mile. Well done."
"It’s with my sincere pleasure to put in here that I had a very successful trip, and a very good stay at The Chapman Hotel. The place is so splendid and so unique on its own and very safe. They showed their friendliness by the time we step in at the reception showing exactly that they were really exp..."more
"The Chapman Hotel was good, the rooms were perfectly clean, the staff (who we interacted with) was very good, they changed our linens.
It was overall a very good stay there.
"I want to thank you all for a wonderful stay! Not only did we enjoy your place but the service and friendliness at the reception was outstanding and we felt right at home.!
I will definitely stay at the Chapman Hotel again and will also recommend Chapman Hotel for friends and family.
"What an awesome stay, clean, comfortable and affordable. Highly recommended.
"My family and I had a lovely stay at The Chapman Hotel. It is close to the beach so even had a chance to go for a jog along the lovely beach front. The accommodation was clean and the staff helpful. We will definitely stay again."
"This is a well known Hotel in PE we had a major family reunion there and the proprietor could not have been more welcoming, we dropped on him at short notice for dinner for 18 people and Harold came up trumps! we had a great evening, the food was good and the ambiance even better! we have decided to..."more
"My stay was quite pleasant. The rooms were clean, the service was really good. It was exactly what I needed for my stay. I will recommend and re-visit this establishment in the future."
"My stay was very pleasant. I encountered no issues. I am planning on re-visiting at the end of the year and will highly recommend this establishment to others."
"My stay was very good, nothing to complain about. The reception was good. I will recommend this establishment and will be back to re-visit."
"Unfortunately i was only there on business, but i enjoyed my stay at The Chapman Hotel. Would definitely go back on my own time. "
"Awesome place with a view to die for. I will be returning soon. The staff at Chapman Hotel were extremely friendly. Recommended."
"Our short stay at the Chapman was most enjoyable. The apartment was very comfortable and well serviced and the staff friendly and helpful.
We will definitely return to the Chapman on our next visit to PE.
Thank you for your hospitality.
"It was really enjoyable to be you guest @ Chapman hotel and thanks very much for a great stay."
"We found Chapman to be good all round value. Well placed and a spacious room with clear view of the bay. The staff were very friendly and helpful and quick to respond. We would use again and recommend where good value is required on a limited budget."
"We had a pleasing time. We were moved to a ground floor room, close to the swimming pool which was quite nice. This would be a lovely place to visit again."
"I really enjoyed my stay. Surely I will go stay in the next time I am in PE."
"We had a great stay. Would definitely tell others about you and visit again."
"I had a very nice stay here. I would certainly return for another stay and also recommend it to others. Rooms For Africa proved very helpful and easy to use so I would make use of them again."
"From the moment I stepped into reception, I was made at home. Greeted with a smile, clean comfortable rooms. I got treated every morning to the most delicious breakfast and the prices and food of the restaurant are amazing. Well done guys and girls."
"We had a pleasant stay and i will recommend to others."
"We had a good stay and will recommend to others.
"It is only a pleasure to stay at the Chapman Hotel. Outstanding service and accommodation. The personnel are professional and very friendly. Thank you"
The Chapman Hotel is an awesome place with a view to die for. The fact that you can lay on your bed and still have the best view - is just amazing.
Will definitely visit again & will recommend all my friends to visit you guys.
"I had a great stay. Comfortable accommodation with no complaints. Will recommend and revisit."
"I’d just like to say that the entire booking as well as our stay at The Chapman was absolutely superb, I’ve recently recommended the venue to friends & family, everything was just perfect- thank you very much, we will definitely see you again."
"Restaurant first class, both for dinner and breakfast. "
"Great self catering accommodation units. The view was great. The water pressure in the shower was amazing. It is a very central hotel. I would highly recommend it! "
"The Chapman provides good value for money for the traveller, with the bonus of waking up to a fantastic sea view. Nice and central with easy access to good restaurants and the beach area. I would stay here again."
"The Chapman Hotel is a GEM in PE!
Friendly service fro helpful staff. Great rooms with an even greater view!
Pleasantly surprised with the stay at a great price!
"The staff at Chapman Hotel were extremely friendly. We arrived at 03:00 in the morning of 27/04/12. The receptionist was expecting us and knew all the details about our booking. He assisted us without delay to process our documentation and showed us to our rooms. The lady at reception in the morning..."more
"We stayed at The Chapman Hotel for the Iron man weekend. We really enjoyed our stay, definite value for money, nice clean, spacious rooms and very friendly and helpful staff. Very convenient location, with beautiful sea views. Definitely recommended."
"Compliments and thank you to all the staff and management of the Chapman Hotel in Port Elizabeth for making our stay wonderfully pleasant.
The service was outstanding, the rooms spacious and exquisite...a home away from home, only much better. The Chapman Hotel definitely gives you more tha..."
"From the start the experience was excellent. Chapman management went out of their way to accommodate us 2 hours earlier than the normal occupying time. Service was excellent as expected, with late dinners brought to our chalet at the next door Dolphin Nook and plates collected again the next mornin..."more
"We enjoyed our stay at the Chapman Hotel. The basic neat and well serviced rooms suited our purpose. Staff were helpful and attended our queries with alacrity. Thank you for a good stay!!"
"Ever since we arrived there the service was of a very high quality friendly and very helpful. The sea view was unexplainable. Every morning you wake up and the first thing that you see is the sea. The restaurant is also of a very high class and service is excellent. I will not stay at another place ..."more
"We had a lovely stay with a great view. Friendly staff."
"We stayed a short while at the Chapman Hotel on our holiday travel through SA. We found the management and staff friendly and the room was lovely and big and tastefully decorated. We had a lovely view of the Nelson Mandela Bay. The management was very accommodating. "
"My two boys and I recently spent a very enjoyable night at The Chapman Hotel. We also had my brother and his 1 year old over for dinner at Blackbeards Restaurant. We must thank the staff of the restaurant and hotel for a superb evening. They managed the 1 year old with absolute patience, and produce..."more
"The Chapman Hotel was a great place to unwind and enjoy the ocean view, the room was great and I really like the antique display of the wooden furniture. The rooms were clean and the staff was very friendly.
Would certainly use The Chapman Hotel for future stays when I am in Port Elizabeth.
"Pleasant stay for one night. Staff was cordial, room was clean and comfortable. Airport was easy to reach with our rental car for an early morning departure. A little difficult to find proper entrance."
"Hotel is in a very good position. Just 200 meters from the sea. Rooms are clean, not luxury but ok. Bathroom is simple. "
"I enjoyed my stay at the Chapman with my 4 year old son. The place is peaceful and welcoming. The cleaners, waiters and kitchen staff are so friendly, as well as the Bar Old Man who always greets guests and speaks English; and will tell you about Madiba and the University of Fort Hare.
"We had an outstanding stay at The Chapman Hotel and they really know how to treat the guests. We say thank you to management and staff for their great hospitality and we are sure to come back next time."
"Very impressive, very good service, well situated. We were three adults. Space was adequate and we liked the setup of the room with plenty of cupboards."
"Comfortable, clean and well positioned. Sachets of coffee, tea, etc., for the first night only is "cheap". At minimal cost, rather don't supply any. It does more harm than good. Will however revisit the hotel should the occasion arise."
"I would like to thank all the staff at the Chapman Hotel especially Cheryl. We had a great stay. The rooms are lovely and made us feel really special. Thanks for great service."
"Lovely place with great staff. A fantastic restaurant underneath the beach was 50 meters away."
"This was a good place for a stopover, as it is close to the airport and a 2 minute walk to the beach (not far to centre of town either) in an area with other hotels, B&B’s, private apartments. Hotel rather 1960's in style with very dated decor etc. but rooms clean and comfortable and extremely spaci..."more
"Four of us (2 couples) enjoyed a two night stay at the Chapman, enroute to completing the Garden Route. The rooms were spacious, clean, nice linen and good en-suite facilities. The Owners were most helpful to us - the staff also very friendly and warm - the food was excellent. Some of the best we ex..."more
"The Chapman Hotel is nice and clean, in a great location close to shops, beach, etc. Our rooms were a good size and well maintained. The staff were very friendly and helped with any questions, etc."
"Our immediate impression was that Customer Service Standards were very good. We were offered a very nice self catering flat for a family of five. This was extremely convenient for shopping, sea front views, and security was more than we ever expected. We have asked Chapman Hotel staff to allow us to..."more
"We stayed for 3 nights and were happy with the service, friendly staff, room was big and clean with a very comfortable king size bed. We even received a complimentary R25 voucher when we checked in to use at their restaurant. The food was excellent and we enjoyed the fresh Sea food. Definitely would..."more
"The rooms are moderate and have good looking antic furniture. The carpets need some attention. These are a good value for money. My biggest concern was the car parking during the night."
"The rooms at the Chapman Hotel offered a lot of privacy and were very cosy , comfortable and neat. The bathrooms were also very clean and tidy, which is what one looks for when away from one's own home. Service of the rooms was excellent. We truly enjoyed our stay at the Chapman Hotel and will defin..."more
"We had an exquisite and well rested vacation. It was like home in another city and made me really feel welcome. The staff and accommodation at Chapman's Hotel was excellent.
Thank you very much for a Kingdomlike Stay."
"We stay in Nelspruit and staying at the Chapman was like being at home, my family really enjoyed the stay and would like to come back in the next school holiday.
Keep up the friendliness and the good service."
"Good location, friendly and service minded personnel. Good value for money. "
"The Chapman Hotel was exactly what we had required - you never know what you are booking over the internet. The accommodation was close to the airport which after travelling for almost 24 hours was good. Clear and accurate directions from airport to the hotel. The rooms were of a very high standa..."more
"Our stay at the establishment which we did not know was a pleasant surprise. The friendly staff and owners gave us the feel as if we were truly valued clients. The meals were tasty and prepared with a lot of love and attention. All the staff seemed to be part of a big family and of long standing ..."more
"We did enjoy our stay at the Chapman Hotel very much and would always like to go there again, will also tell all our friends about it. Rooms are neat and fully equiped. We had a lovely view of the sea and its almost on the beach front. Staff are very friendly. Thanks very much"
"The staff at The Chapman are immediately welcoming and friendly. Although we arrived a good hour or two before check-in time, we were told it was not a problem, they would see if our room was ready and we could then check in immediately.
The room was comfortable, spacious and clean, with a stun..."
"The Chapman Hotel is somewhat hidden and tucked away in the hills of PE. However, it has great views of the water and a very good restaurant. The rooms are clean and spacious."
"The Chapman Hotel is excellent value for money. It is located in a relatively good part of Port Elizabeth and is in walking distance to some good restaurants and shops. The hotel is rather tired and could do with an update, but then the cost would go up! The rooms were clean, quiet and comfortable, ..."more
"Enjoyable stay and very well organised hotel which is well placed in Port Elizabeth. I highly recommend this to anyone who is visiting Port Elizabeth."
"Quick and efficient internet booking and check in. Room of very high standard and also very clean, even balcony. Water pressure in shower not good but managed to have a shower (presumed this could also be purposefully done to save water?). Friendly staff. Good value for money. Delicious breakfast a..."more
"I rate The Chapman Hotel 5 star not because I am comparing it to other 5 star hotels, but because of what you get for what you have paid for, compared to other hotels. The rooms are comfortable, the sea views are beautiful and the restaurant food is excellent."
"We had a really pleasant week at Chapman hotel with a fantastic view from our balcony. The only less good thing was that the remote control for the TV did not work, but except for that, we are satisfied with everything. If we go to Port Elizabeth again, we will choose Chapman again."
"I enjoyed my brief stay at the Chapman. The self catering unit lived up to expectation and I would definitely recommend it to anyone wanting to pop in for the weekend. It had a great view and spacious rooms meant that even with all my family and triathlon equipment I was very comfortable! "
"The hotel is a little worn and could do with some paint, but the rooms are spacious, with very beautiful views of the ocean. Staff are very friendly and service is efficient. Good value for money. Be aware that a construction project is under way both at the Aquarium and planned for the Brookes Hill..."more
"The Chapman Hotel on approach looks like a common holiday apartment, but it is far from the truth.
Walking down the steps and entering into the reception gives you the feeling you have just entered Captain Blackbeards quarters. The reception is warm and welcome; the restaurant staff is well..."
"We had a really pleasant stay at the Chapman Hotel, the whole staff and especially Mr Chapman himself was ready to attend any requirements from all my family. They provided us of very large inter leading rooms, very comfortable and neat. A few details like the wall lights blinking at the bathroom an..."more
"We stayed in an apartment attached to the hotel. These are in a gated area and you can walk down to hotel safely. The accommodation was good but all the other accommodations we had stayed in supplied some tea and coffee sachets and milk. This would have been nice here as when you stay for a short ..."more
"Enjoyed a wonderful 3 night stay at The Chapman Hotel. The sea views are magnificent , the rooms are clean and comfortable. The staff were absolutely fantastic and the hotel well priced and well managed. We would recommend The Chapman to family and friends both locally and overseas."
"We enjoyed our stay, genuinely friendly staff and excellent service. The welcoming beer was most appreciated. The rooms are in need of an update but good value for money, we would stay here if visiting PE again."
"Having visited South Africa for the 1st time, I had to rely on the internet for booking accommodations. In Port Elisabeth we chose the Chapman Hotel because of its location, the quick response to our inquiry, the excellent price for - as it turned out - most comfortable accommodations. A truly posit..."more
"I was returning home to visit family when I stayed at the Chapman Hotel in PE with my elderly parents. I travel extensively and in a lot of ways the hotel was not up to scratch. I was pleasantly surprised with the African staff as they were friendly, efficient and always eager to please. The pool a..."more
"This was our first visit to Port Elizabeth and we only needed a 1 night's stay. I've search for a few places on internet and eventually decided on the Chapman hotel. It seemed nice and the price was affordable. What a good choice. The rooms were nice and clean with a beautiful view of the ocean. The..."more
"The Chapman is conveniently situated when arriving from the airport. It is located in a quiet but still central area of P.E. with walking distance to the beach and close to several golf courses. We spent 3 nights in a room with balcony and great view at the beach. The room was clean and nice. Very ..."more
"It was a very pleasant stay. The rooms are clean and tidy."
"Upon entering Port Elizabeth en route to Knysna I was a bit wary since I had made a booking at the Chapman merely because it was the only hotel available. Imagine our surprise! What a lovely room- a view to die for. What great service! The Chapman Hotel honestly changed my perception of Port Elizabe..."more
"The Chapman Hotel provided us with the perfect location, for anyone looking to stay close to all that Port Elizabeth has to offer at a very affordable price - I highly recommend the Chapman Hotel. Spacious rooms, good views and friendly staff."
"Set in a tranquil environment, overlooking the sea, is the lovely Chapman Hotel. The atmosphere is lively. The rooms are neat and clean and the layout is well positioned. It is spacious and very well kept.
"Arrived on Tuesday afternoon, the booking was as per emailed confirmation. The service at reception was good. The general service of the waiters at the pool and restaurant was excellent.
The stay was pleasant the food and the setting are great...yes I will stay there again and recommend to my f..."
"Thought the hotel was lovely, great location. Loved the friendly pub, great atmosphere. Hotel done our laundry even though we took it late with no problem. Buffet food was a good choice of food.
Don’t really have any bad to say."
"We stayed for only one night as our trip to Port Elizabeth was for the sad occasion of my husband's brother's funeral. The Chapman Hotel serviced our needs very well from our booking to our stay. We found the establishment to be neat and comfortable with a lovely view, would be a great spot for a su..."more
"We booked this accommodation ahead because our flight arrived in after dark. The room was clean and spacious with a great view of the ocean which we could not appreciate until the morning we were leaving. This was a good starting point for our Garden Route drive."
"We always have an enjoyable stay when we visit The Chapman Hotel, and therefore always tend to stay at The Chapman whenever we visit PE. On this occasion unfortunately we were "welcomed" by a rather unfriendly and unwelcoming male receptionist who dampened our spirits a bit. All other staff member..."more
"What stood out was the very friendly and helpful staff. The sea view from my room had a wonderful soothing effect. I had the finest calamari I have had in a long time at dinner.
I waited for friends driving through from Cape Town to Grahamstown and the staff allowed me to stay on the premises un..."
"Place was just OK. Close to airport and main drag.
Breakfast was good.
"Due to obligations we could not leave the city for our 1st Wedding Anniversary.
We chose your establishment purely on location and value for money.
My wife and I were completely satisfied with everything.
The view from our balcony, the lovely breakfasts enjoyed by the pool-side and the ..."
"Staff welcoming, relaxed and friendly environment. We felt like we were in our own holiday resort. We also enjoyed breakfast. Facilities internet, faxing etc were superb. We'll definitely come back!!"
"We had a great time at the Chapman the service was great and very friendly the bar man was a pleasure to chat to and the general manager was very helpful and even helped us organise another hotel to stay at as we were traveling around so thank you vey much all the best."
"I made use of the internet to arrange my accommodation bookings for the first time recently.
I have stayed at many establishments during the course of my employ, including the Sheraton in Pretoria to the Rendezvous Hotel in Brackenfell, Cape Town.
The Chapman is located in a prime ..."
"I've only been in PE for one night and stayed in The Chapman Hotel. The staff is friendly and very helpful. Beautiful view...... There is everything you need. And it is close to everything! I'll definitely stay there again if I need to go to PE again."
"Hotel was fine but it is old and could do with a bit of a re-do. It is in a great location for both the beach and the airport. The airport being just 8 minutes away!"
"From the moment you step in, one is welcomed with a great and friendly service.
The owner and his wife are very nice people and very friendly .The kitchen staff has a very good service. I can not think of anything wrong with the place .The hotel is central to shops, beach and has a great vi..."
"The Chapman Hotel is in a very good position with a private balcony and a good view of the sea and beach. The Restaurant had a nice ambience and the food was good. The staff was very helpful and friendly. We were only booked in for one night but if we were to go to Port Elizabeth again we would cer..."more
"Hotel staff were courteous, friendly and efficient. Room was very clean tidy and airy. Will recommend hotel to my friends and business associates.
"For a weekend away this hotel is perfect! A friendly smile greeted us as we arrived. The room was perfect overlooking both the ocean and the eye level pool. Over and above that, the hotel was very central which made it easy to get around without having to travel far.
The breakfasts were also goo..."
"We had a very good time overthere. The rooms are perfect and very clean. Sevice was also okay. Warm regards.
"Large comfortable room with balcony and good views of Port Elizabeth. Helpful manager/owner who arranged an excursion at short notice. Excellent breakfasts served by friendly waiters
No frills hotel looking a little tired in good location.
"The hotel has a great restaurant and the rooms are spacious and nice. However, what really distinguishes this hotel from others, is the fantastic service. Everyone from the owners to the receptionists and the waiters did everything possible to make our stay as comfortable as possible. Needless to sa..."more
"When I arrived in Port Elizabeth I had some difficulties with the airline where my laugage was misplaced and I thought I had lost my documentation. Going to the hotel I did not have any proof that I've made a booking and it was paid for. When I arrived at the hotel I did explain that my luggage w..."more
"Stunning and well maintained hotel. Real friendly staff that makes you feel like part of "The Chapman” Family. The management and staff have a good thing going there, and certainly know the true meaning of "Service". The hotel is perfectly located opposite Kings Beach (the safest, cleanest and nices..."more
"A room with a view
We had a great room with an even better view, next to that a very nice at dinner at the pool
Enjoyed the stay"
"I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the Chapman Apartments. I loved the view of the Sea and also watching the Dolphins at the oceanarium or aquarium from the balcony. I find it a lively place, didn’t mind the noise coming from the complex opposite the road, where there was pool and bar facilities.
"Good Parking though some distance to some rooms - well worth the walk as spacious clean and welcoming rooms.
Lovely balconies with wonderful views over the bay at Port Elizabeth.
The pool was wonderful, the children were able to enjoy this without feeling inhibited- there was a g..."
"The Chapman Hotel give great service
Keep it up!!!
Had a Great time and will tell friends and family."
"I was extremely sattisfied with our stay at The Chapman. The owner and staff was extremely helpfull and al lot of personal attendance was given to us. They even phoned some of the activities(lion viewing) in the region and made an appointment on our behalf.
Also had the best seafood platter..."
"This Hotel is of a very high standard, the rooms were kept spotless, the staff were very friendly nothing was too much trouble for them, the restaurant had a relaxed feel and the food was excellent, served by smiling stafff.
This is the view of my wife, daughter and myself and would recomen..."
"I stayed in the Chapman Hotel back in march 2006. It is a very pleasant establishment with a good view of the beach. The rooms are basic but clean and well kept. The Staff are very friendly and made us feel very welcome.
The Chapman is well situated, very easy to find from the airport and most o..."