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Cycads on Sea Guesthouse

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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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59 reviews 59 reviews
43 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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4 helpful votes 4 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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Stockholm, Sweden
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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Banchory, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

We really enjoyed our 2 nights at Cycads, Gerhard and Miemie were so friendly and helpful. We had a lovely room with a view of the sea. The breakfasts were beautifully presented and delicious in the sweet breakfast room. We went to Cape St Francis which was lovely and A restaurant which Gerhard recommended had a lovely meal overlooking the... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Great guesthouse with excellent hosts. However the entire area was a bit of a disappointment as you cannot get to the beach area easily. Poor town planning has made this an exclusive venue for the few fortunate owners with sea facing properties. As a visitor you will battle to get close to the sea or even get a glimpse at... More

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London
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

Cycads on Sea Guest House nestles on a gentle hill overlooking the coast at St Francis Bay. The property is presided over by the charming Gerhard and Miemie who are great hosts who are very enthusiastic about their Guest House and extremely passionate about the surrounding area of St Francis Bay. They run their Guest House with great efficiency, their... More

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Additional Information about Cycads on Sea Guesthouse

Address: 17 Lovemore Crescent, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Saint Francis Bay
Hotel Class:4 star — Cycads on Sea Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 7

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