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Cycads on Sea Guesthouse

17 Lovemore Crescent, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
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Worcester, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the first week of January after the madness of the festive season we went to Cycads for 2 nights. While not on the sea, it is within spitting distance...Gideon the host was very helpful professional and always willing to assist. The room was neat and tidy, clean and spacious. The rates were reasonable and the food excellent...just what we... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

It was a very disappointing stay at the Cycads... We had to wait in front of the house to get checked in for more than an hour and then the room number 5 was smelly and the carpet seemed very old. Breakfast and the location were good. Sadly the owner, who tried very hard, wasnt up at 8:30 when we... More 

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GullRider, Owner at Cycads on Sea Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we regret any inconvenience you experienced as our guests are our priority! It was an extremely busy time of year with an unexpected amount of guests. On that particular day we had to deal with a guest who became ill and we had to arrange for an ambulance while still tending to the needs... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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56 reviews
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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 21, 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
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 23, 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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