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The Anchorage

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Off R305 at 60km Speed Sign | Turn Right at 60km Sign, Drive Parallel Back to the End, Stilbaai 6674, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 11 Stilbaai B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Graham C Cape Town, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our overnight stay at The Anchorage was a true pleasure. After a long drive it's an absolute joy to be greeted by such warm and welcoming hosts. We were given a tour showing us the pool, pool house, and as we were the only gusts we had a choice of rooms, all were clean and ready. We could not stay... More 

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AnnetteThorne, Owner at The Anchorage, responded to this review

Dear Graham, thank you very much for taking the time to send such a nice review. Much appreciated. It was lovely to have you here and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see the two of you again in the near future. All the best. Regards Annette & Craig More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The Anchorage is a wonderful gem amidst a beautiful garden and will be enjoyed by all nature-lovers who enjoy time off the beaten tourist tracks. The hosts are easy-going, very friendly and attentive, the rooms a spacious and light with amazing views across the river. We enjoyed the peaceful atmosphere and close proximity to the beach. A beautiful pool is... More 

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AnnetteThorne, Owner at The Anchorage, responded to this review

Dear Christine, thank you very much for taking the time to send such a nice review. Much appreciated. It was lovely to have you here and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see the two of you again in the near future. All the best. Regards Annette & Craig More 

Surrey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The Anchorage has extremely friendly hosts, who recommended a wonderful walk and even drove us to the start of it. Nothing seemed to be too much trouble. The rooms are charming and the surrounding area delightful. This is definitely a place to come back to.

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AnnetteThorne, Owner at The Anchorage, responded to this review

Dear both, thank you very much for your kind review. Much appreciated. I finally also did the walk you were referring to and I must it is really beautiful. Craig has done it before. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were comfortable. We hope to see you again in future. All the best Annette... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Again an very relaxing stay with the hosts. Still of a very high standard that is difficult to maintain at that level. Clean, quiet, secure parking place. Easy to have even a Barbecue in the evening enjoying next to the river the sun to go down. See you again

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AnnetteThorne, Owner at The Anchorage, responded to this review

Hi Ronald and Johanna, many, many thanks for your review. Much appreciated. It was so nice to see you guys again.We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us again. Thanks for bringing your friends this time. Take care and hope to see you soon again. Annette & Craig More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We spent 3 nights at Anchorage recently and were really blown away by the sanctuary that has been created here. It is set in an awesome location where one can indeed unwind and seek calm. The hosts were amazing - I did read about them on other reviews but truly they were great. You felt as if you were at... More 

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AnnetteThorne, Owner at The Anchorage, responded to this review

Dear Yarisha, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and thank you very much for your kind and nice words. Much appreciated. It was great to have you guys here and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay. I take it that you mean the towels for the pool? And we are sorry that... More 

Dullstroom, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

We stayed one night in an upstairs self catering unit. The accommodation is clean and functional, the location is ideal if not wanting to stay in town, with good views of the river. Anette is very friendly and accommodating, and made sure our stay was enjoyable.

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AnnetteThorne, Owner at The Anchorage, responded to this review

Dear Both, thanks very much for your review and thanks for staying. Much appreciated. We would have loved to have given you one of our rooms with a terrace or balcony but these units were all booked. We wish you a nice holiday further before you get back home and back to the rat race. Hope to see you again... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The location is superb, the views amazing and the rooms clean and well-appointed, but what really sets the Anchorage apart is the atmosphere created by Craig and Annette - such a friendly, relaxed and welcoming vibe. You feel like you're on a friend's farm (of course you can take the kayak out for a spin) and you can just feel... More 

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AnnetteThorne, Owner at The Anchorage, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and for your great comment. Much appreciated. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and it would be great to have you here again. We hope you had a lovely Christmas and we wish you all the best for the new year. Kind regards... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We attended a wedding and stayed here for 2 nights. We were well received and although the accommodation is a bit dated, it was in a nice farm like setting with very friendly dogs and had all the necessary amenities. It is a typical guest house environment and for the price, it is good value for money.

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AnnetteThorne, Owner at The Anchorage, responded to this review

Dear Werner, Thanks very much for taking the time to send a review. It is much appreciated. We are glad you generally enjoyed your stay with us. You mentioned that the accommodation is “a bit dated” – we would appreciate if you could specify this a bit as we only then can make improvements, i.e. linen etc. You are the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I recently stayed at The Anchorage and had the best experience. Every detail is catered to even though it is self catering. The rooms are spacious and clean and the owners are so friendly and helpful. They cook the best breakfast! View of the bay is beautiful from the rooms. Cannot wait to go back again.

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AnnetteThorne, Owner at The Anchorage, responded to this review

Dear Cara, We are glad that you enjoyed the stay with us. It was nice having you and chatting to you. Thank you very much for your great review. Much appreciated. Hope to see you again soon. Have a blessed festive season. Best Regards Annette & Craig More 

boshog
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Great place - People & Conversation - a truly wonderful place to Stop ! - if your on your way to or from Capetown and need an overnight this is Definitely worth the short Detour from the N2 - then carry on your Journey on the Country Roads and use the little Ferry at Malgas - Another Experience!!

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AnnetteThorne, Owner at The Anchorage, responded to this review

Dear Both, thanks very much for staying and for writing a super guest comment. That is very kind of you. It was nice having you and we hope that you will enjoy your trip further. Craig enjoyed the chat very much. All the best Annette & Craig More 

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