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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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hout bay, south africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Zensa Lodge was just delightful. A place of peace at the same time brimming with life. Our room was elegantly furnished but without being impersonal. This echoed the personality of the hosts, Cyrille and Hein..both elegant but very warm and welcoming. The food was delicious, the music sublime and there was an atmosphere of gentleness that made you want to... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a very, very beautiful place, with spacious and tasteful decorated rooms. It's quiet and relaxed, but you can meet the other guest by attending the dinner in the evening. Every evening we had great conversations, good and healthy food, great music and a lot of fun! In the daytime we walked along the sea, made trips to many... More 

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The hosts where very welcoming and the community that the lodge is situated in, is so quite and serene, it made the stay feel as if we are somewhere secluded and special. We are definitely recommending this lodge to friends and family

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

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 November 26, 2014

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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34 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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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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