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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   534 Egret Street, Scarborough 7975, South Africa
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Zensa Lodge
Ranked #1 of 2 Scarborough B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hein and Cyrille were excellent hosts who really made us feel as though we were at home in the truest sense of the phrase. Cyrille's breakfasts, in the company of other guests, 2 dogs, and some chickens, were a highlight. We really enjoyed walking around the area - Scarborough beach is a stone's throw away, as well as a great... More 

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Boksburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enoyed our stay at Zensa and there were even some doggies to keep us company as we were missing our 5 at home. The room was perfect and we had sundowners on our balcony watching the sun go under. Great breakfast every morning. Loved hearing the wind. A lovely surprise was the music gift we received when we... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We were "welcomed" (that clearly is not the right word) very coldly and simply without much explanation on the property and area. Our room was very simple (everything is white white white) and not very clean, especially the bathroom floor. The towels are far from fresh with stains and holes. We were 2 friends travelling so they had installed an... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We loved staying at Zensa. It is a value for money place for families wanting a easy getaway close to the beach. The breakfasts were super and the staff are really friendly. Although amenities are basic, it is neat and spacious. Great swimming pools (yes, 2!).

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

No-one received us, wandered around aimlessly. Room not ready, arrived after check-in time. Old tissues lying around, room clearly not cleaned properly. Outside shower advertised, but no access as door locked and no key. No soap. Only decaf coffee. Had no idea what breakfast plan was, no-one came to our table - seemed like lots of staff in kitchen but... More 

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HeinVandegeyn, Manager at Zensa Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Espin, We are so sorry your stay with us was disappointing. Due to family circumstances my wife Cyrille had to go to Europe - and we sorely missed her presence in terms of her eye for details at the lodge and her presence as a host. We gladly offer you to come back and visit us for a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is a great place both for families and couples. Individualised hospitality, warm, with a great lawn and a common space, near the beach. The rooms are fresh, clean and stylish; the food good; the bar ok.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had a fantastic weekend in Scarborough. Besides the wonderful weather - no wind - Zensa lodge was an excellent choice to stay for the weekend. Room very comfortable. Breakfast very nice with freshly baked bread every morning - to die for, freshly squeezed orange juice and hot breakfast of your choice. We decided to have dinner the one evening... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stunning place, white clean bedding, friendly staff and very helpful. Breakfast was fantastic especially the selection of bread.... Thanks Hein for everything, will recommend you to everybody.Our family week-end was 5 star!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We planned a special double birthday celebration weekend away and selected this weekend based on the availability of a very special room with a view and it's own private balcony. After many emailed confirmations including 2 confirmations about what time we were going to arrive, both Hein and Cyrille were not there when we arrived on time. We were extremely... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We have just had an amazing weekend getaway at Zensa Lodge. The room we booked was as advertised and extremely comfortable. The owner was on hand to show us around even though we arrived after 7pm and the friendly kitchen staff prepared a tasty full on breakfast each morning. A pet friendly establishment as we were able to take our... More 

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Additional Information about Zensa Lodge

Address: 534 Egret Street, Scarborough 7975, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Scarborough
Hotel Class:4 star — Zensa Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Zensa Lodge Scarborough, South Africa - Cape Town

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