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Top tips for finding East London hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in East London, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in East London in October and January.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in East London if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Monday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 36 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your East London accommodation.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in East London for 23 days.
The neighbourhood of Nahoon is located on the south side of the Nahoon River and is a great base for a holiday to East London. Known for its natural beauty and peaceful ambiance, visitors can go swimming or surfing at Nahoon Beach. The Harewood Lodge Bed & Breakfast is a great option, less than 1 mile from the beach.
Lucolo Palace B&B is a short distance from East London Museum. Home to an extensive collection of beadwork from the Xhosa people, the two most fascinating objects include a specimen of the coelacanth, a prehistoric fish that was rediscovered in East London Harbour in 1938, and the world’s only surviving dodo egg.
One of the most stunning stretches of coast is the East London Coast Nature Reserve. 204 on Panorama is a two-bedroom apartment located a short distance from the reserve, where you can experience the untouched natural beauty of the area, including beaches, forests and wildlife.
If you want to stay active in East London, the Dassie Trail is a great place for a hike. Meandering through the Nahoon Estuary Nature Reserve, you can discover the local flora and fauna and enjoy spectacular views of the waterfalls and cliffs. The Hillcrest Guesthouse is less than a mile from the start of the trail.
Located north of the Nahoon River, Beacon Bay is renowned for its stunning beaches, such as Bonza Bay Beach and shopping areas, such as the Beacon Bay Retail Park. Visitors will find plenty of holiday rentals in this area, including Amber Bed and Breakfast.
FAQs when booking a hotel in East London
Where should I stay in East London if I’m on a family holiday?
Around 12 miles north-east of East London, Gonubie is a great place for families and is famous for its boardwalk and tidal pools. The Rose and Ale Guesthouse offers self-catering accommodation, only a 5-minute walk from the beach. Rooms can sleep up to four guests and there is a garden with a trampoline, pool and playground. There are plenty of kid-friendly attractions in East London including East London Zoo and East London Aquarium. The Premier Hotel Regent is a 5-minute walk from the aquarium.
Are there any places to stay near golf courses in East London?
Want to tee off on holidays? There are a number of golf courses within a short drive of East London including the East London Golf Club, Olivewood Estate and West Bank Golf Club. The Fourteenth Green Guest Lodge offers boutique accommodation less than a mile from the East London Golf Club, where you can start your day with a buffet-style seasonal breakfast every morning.
What is the best place to stay near the beach?
The city beaches in East London include the family-friendly Orient Beach, Eastern Beach and Nahoon Beach, which are popular with surfers. About a 30-minute drive northeast is Gonubie Beach, where you can escape the crowds of the city beaches or stroll along the boardwalk. Eagle’s Rest Cottage is a fully contained two-bedroom holiday home, about a mile from Gonubie Beach.
Can I find accommodation near East London Airport?
If you have a late arrival or an early flight from East London Airport, you may prefer to find accommodation close to the airport. You will find a few options in the area, such as The Legacy Airbnb, which is a one-bedroom apartment with a private swimming pool, less than 2 miles from the airport.
How do I find a hotel in central East London?
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central East London districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like East London city center.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.