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Wavecrest Beach Hotel

Wild Coast, Nxaxo River Mouth | Centane, South Africa
Wavecrest Beach Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I stayed here for one night as part of a running weekend and had a lovely time. The views over the river are really beautiful and I had a fantastic massage at the little spa - much needed after a long, physical day! Food was wholesome and tasty and service was good. The only downside was that the rooms could... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I want to start by saying that people shouldn't go to the Wild Coast expecting luxury upmarket hotels because that is not what they will get. What they will get is great locations, comfortable accommodation, great food, friendly people and a relaxing atmosphere. I stayed one night at Wavecrest exploring the Wild Coast. Its probably one of the best settings... More 

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Johannesburg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Our 8 person party stayed here for one night while doing the 5 day Wild Coast slack packing hike staying at Kob Inn, Mazeppa Bay, Cebe (Serendipity Cottage), Wave Crest, Trennery’s and Morgan Bay. Wave Crest Hotel has the most incredible setting with views along a deserted beach, lagoon and river. However, the owner/management of the hotel leaves a lot... More 

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Grahamstown, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Dinner was delicious lamb roast. A spectacular boat ride up the river was offered to the guest. All we did was select our drinks from the bar. We saw incredible bird life and mangroves. The knowledge of our guide was excellent.

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Cradock, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We only spent one night at Wavecrest.The staff was excellent.Thembalani took us on the boat trip and he amazed us with all his knowledge about the vegatation and bird life. Lots of things to do at this beatiful place.

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East London, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We stayed at Wavecrest for 2 nights, a Friday and Saturday. What a really wonderful experience. The cost includes 3 meals a day and the food was excellent. It is a set menue, but there are choices (all of which were great). I had the best soups I have ever had, especially the tomato and the Sea Food. The Saturday... More 

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CAPE TOWN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The first x2 weeks of February 2015 I was at the Wavecrest An unbelievable retreat Its the first time as a South African I have visited the area. An escape from computers / cell phones/ television. Just you the Beach...and... nature as its best. I went on daily walks up the beach to see the yacht wreck beyond the point... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had a lovely 4 nights stay at this hotel, situated on a piece of heaven. The staff was excellent, very friendly. There's no key for the rooms but you just can't feel safer and in good hands. That gives the feeling of a big family. But I must say that the SPA, some rooms and in general the whole... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This is a lovely hotel and I can say that we will definitely be back some point next year. Our room was one that had not been upgraded yet but there was honestly nothing wrong with it, it was clean and everything works. Our room was also a sea facing room and it was lovely lying in bed staring out... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stayed in Wavecrest for a full day and one night before setting off on a hike up the coast. After what seamed like an everlasting bumpy ride we reached the hotel. The view across the bay was breathtaking and well worth the booking alone. Although the hotel is quite basic it fits its surrounding perfectly. Can't see what else... More 

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