Ons Kontrei Guest House was the first guest house in Uitenhage, once a tiny house on Graaff Reinett Road which has been restored with the utmost care. The owners received the Simon van der Stel Foundation award for the restoration of various properties in the Edwardian and Gregorian style. <br /><br />The guest house was opened by the actress Brumilda van Rensburg and became a popular venue for honeymoon couples due to its unique antique furniture and historic feel. There are antiques around the guest house and the historic homely atmosphere has never changed.<br /><br />Today Ons Kontrei Guest House has expanded to five fully equipped self-catering units, each with its own braai facility and nine double rooms with a cosy dining area where breakfast is served. Each room has its own en-suite bathroom facility as well as DStv access, a refrigerator and a coffee station. Most rooms also have a working surface for the travelling businessperson. <br /><br />The guest house has its own secure parking in front of the rooms. There are many food outlets and shops within walking distance from the guest house and the town is centrally situated, making traveling to various attractions in the area trouble free and efficient.