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Oyster Bay Lodge

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   P.O.Box 1410 | Humansdorp, Saint Francis Bay 6300, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bad Durkheim, Germany
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a family room, which is quite simple. But that's not important because if you come to oyster bay, you have to stay at the beach. It's a bit comparable to the beaches of St. Lucia (ZA) but the dunes are much nicer (yes, the water is much colder). The lodge has a lot of horses an offers horse... More

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Cardiff
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent one night here on our three week long road trip from Cape Town to PE. We drove from Plettenberg Bay to Oyster Bay enjoying wonderful sights along the way. We rented a boat at Keurbooms River Nature Reserve and enjoyed our trip up into the beautiful gorge. We loved our venture into Tsitsikamma and Storms River. Then we... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Our family loved every moment of our stay at Oyster Bay. The staff went out of their way to make our stay unforgettable and the food was wonderful and the bay is just out of this world. My husband has been all over the world and he said it is the most beautiful beach he has seen. The location is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Great room with ensuite in the converted old cow shed just a short board walk away from the main hotel. Absolutely stunning location with lots of wildlife (on their private reserve) and virtually deserted beaches to stroll on. Food was mediocre however. We were promised a 5 course meal, but really only got three, as two of them were no... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

My boyfriend and I recently stayed at this lodge. From the moment of our arrival, the attentive and friendly staff went out of their way to make our stay an unforgettable and wonderful experience. I had mentioned in my reservation e mail that I would be celebrating a "milestone" birthday on the date of our arrival....and wow, I was spoilt... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Long way to go, but you feel like in paradise. Rooms are ok, nothing special. Food is ok too. Staff is quite bad, needs to learn more to become a good host. But the bay is so amazing, you may forget the rest.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We recently stayed for 4 nights and came away feeling very rested. There is a blissful absence of rules and regulations, but the staff are friendly and helpful if you want to explore and be more active - there are several waymarked circular trails that take you through different landscapes, including over huge 'desertscape' sand dunes. Happy hunting ground for... More

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This hidden gem is well tucked away along a gravel road which is a few Kms from anywhere. Once you get there you will appreciate the natural beauty of the surroundings adding to the 'get away from it all' feel. We'll appointed rooms and helpful staff together with great food make this a great place for a few days or... More

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Munich, Germany
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

The Oyster Bay lodge is a little off the beaten track with a pure coastline property of ~250 hectars and a location in itself: beautiful scenery, a huge untouched beach, and some wild horses between the dunes. But the real charm comes from the carefully inserted luxury and privacy, with barns converted into noble chalets, and a tastefully decorated pool... More

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brighton
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18 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We stayed in Oyster Bay for 2 nights in January. The 23 km gravel road drive to and from the hotel was daunting in our hire fiesta, but we got there. It was middayish and Hanse welcomed us and we met other guests and quickly settled in. The room was simple but very good and the food and wine were... More

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Address: P.O.Box 1410 | Humansdorp, Saint Francis Bay 6300, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Saint Francis Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Oyster Bay Lodge 4*
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