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Cycads on Sea Guesthouse

17 Lovemore Crescent, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I enjoyed my 4 night stay with Miemie at her guesthouse, such a lovely lady. My room at the top had a lovely view of the sea. At the time I was the only guest, so I felt very privileged! Great location, only a short distance to the town centre by car. The house felt very homely although needs some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We stayed at Cycads on Sea in Feb 2014. The guest house was lovely. Very clean, and you can see the sea from your room, even if you are not upstairs. Breakfast is delicious and the pool was a real treat to swim in. The hosts are very knowledgeable about the area, and even though we were a street or... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Spotless, with great breakfeasts, friendly host, FANTASTIC views. Not much more could be asked for! All the rooms have on-suite bathrooms with shower or bath or both. Each room has a deck outdoors with views and the two front rooms having the best views.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Cycads on Sea is in a good location, overlooking St Francis Bay. Our comfortable room was at the top of the house with a balcony making the best of the great view overlooking the town and bay. Gerhard and Miemie were excellent hosts, extremely friendly, very kind and most helpful throughout our extended stay. We were always treated to lovely... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Cape St Francis is a lovely spot, as is Cycads on Sea. Walking distance to the ocean, charming accommodating hosts, great breakfast. All of our needs were met and more so. Our room was spacious with a large bathroom with tub and shower. It was private, yet with a door right out to a lovely deck.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

It was my first time in St.Francis, which is a very romantic beautiful town! Cycads on Sea lived up to all my expectations. With very inviting, informative and pleasant owners who just wants you to have a good time. The rooms are bright, big and spacious with a nice area to stay outside. If you are looking for peace and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

We stayed here for two nights during the summer and really enjoyed it. The rooms are bright and comfortable and you get your own terrace you can sit outside and enjoy some drinks. The beach is within walking distance and the owners are very friendly people who were helpful in giving us restaurant tips. The breakfast was really excellent -... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Great location and the owners (now getting on a bit) couldn't be more pleasant or try harder. Shame that the rooms we saw are very dated, bathrooms even worse and in desperate need of replacement. The room was also a bit smelly. We only stayed one night, I'm afraid we won't be going back.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

The hosts, Miemie and Gerhard,made us feel very welcome as this was our first visit to St Francis Bay, which turned out to be a quiet and nice town at the seaside. We spent two nights at the Cycads and would definitly return back. A nice, cooked breakfast is included. The beach easily reached by a short stroll from the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

We spent a wonderful 4 days at the Cycads on Sea earlier this month mainly thanks to the friendly hosts, Gerhard & Miemie. The Cycads is ideally located overlooking the sandy East Cape beaches of St Francis Bay. All units have direct access which makes it easy to come and go. Breakfasts are excellant and Gerhard proves detailed directions of... More 

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