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Wild Coast, Nxaxo River Mouth | Centane, South Africa
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Wavecrest Beach Hotel
Ranked #210 of 785 Eastern Cape B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Knysna, South Africa
5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A very humble and relaxing place to spend a few days. The super helpful staff made for an excellent trip. While a bit reserved the staff replied "yes" to any and all requests. Whether a special meal or a packed lunch or arranging a guided walk or some bait. The food is simple but grows on you. They do need... More

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Grahamstown, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The prefect place to be to take yourself out of the rush of the mad world in which we live... homely food, staff need to be a little more professional in dress and manners, rooms were clean but do need a coat of paint.. the rest is perfect. To be taken up the river by Sean was a marvellous experience,so... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

A little piece of paradise gently tucked away in between the lagoon and the sea. Just a step away from the ocean and lagoon had us feeling proud of our beautiful country that has so much to offer. The meals were fresh out of the ocean - seafood feast to say the least. The staff were open to trying new... More

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Wonderful piece of earth! Great location and lovely, helpful staff make this Wild coast experience just perfect! We enjoyed the great food and good service at Wavecrest as well as being able to use the kanoes and waveskies when we needed them. Sean took us out on a wonderful, peaceful trip up the river, absolutely amazing nature!! We are blown... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This hotel has been around forever. With its fantastic location its easy to see why. The swimming pool has a great location for sundowners. Rooms in front have beautiful views of river mouth. Meals are tasty, beware if staying for a week go slow... can easily pick up a couple of kgs! Great walks along the beach .Canoes that are... More

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Maun, Botswana
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed a great holiday & celebration week at Wavecrest, with most of our nearest and dearest gathering for our marriage. The hotel management and staff were great, food was wholesome and tasty, service was good, rooms were comfy and the views from the sea/river facing rooms are fantastic. A perfect seaside hide-away for complete relaxation, family time, sea sand... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We have stayed here twice over the years and it is without doubt one of the best places ever. It over looks the mouth of a river (actually two rivers, with unpronounceable names, flow into one mouth) and across to a beautiful long beach. One time we were there it was out of season and there were just six of... More

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We stayed here 30 years ago and were looking forward to renewing our acquaintence. We were not disappointed - the hotel is in the process of being refurbished but retains its old world charm.A bell is rung to announce meal times. The lounge area is comfortable. Service was more than adequate. The bed and room were lovely with views of... More

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Made our booking during March for our December holiday. Payed the deposit and confirmed the booking before we left. After traveling for 18 hours we arrived at the run down lodge. As we tried to check in our names did not appear on their list. After 40 minutes of waiting it was confirmed, they made a double booking as we... More

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WCrest_mgmt, Manager at Wavecrest Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Guests got dates confused and arrived on wrong day during peak season. -Booking confirmed by Wavecrest for arriving 20 Dec 2013. -Booking later changed to arriving 21 Dec (email request from guest). Reason given for date change was work commitments. - Booking for 1 day later was confirmed by Wavecrest (as per email). - Guests then arrived 1 day early... More

5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Although the road getting there takes about an hour (from Butterworth), the drive is worth the view and tranquility once you arrive. The chalets are basic and could use a renovation, but the service was good and 5 course dinners never go amiss. No TVs or fridges in rooms. Loads of great walks and fishing on the lagoon, or if... More

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Address: Wild Coast, Nxaxo River Mouth | Centane, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape
Number of rooms: 30

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