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Beachcomber Bay

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   75 Marine Drive | Ramsgate, Margate 4285, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 8 Margate B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing views are incredible rooms are amazing breakfast good and the owners so kind and helpful, we have been here twice already and was so happy we will definitely be visiting again. Thankyou so much Trevor, Sharon and Florence

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SharonTJ, Owner at Beachcomber Bay, responded to this review

Thanks so much, we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay. I trust your travel south was safe and enjoyable. More

Bethlehem, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a good stay at beachcomber bay. The staff were very helpful and friendly and the view was quite enjoyable and clean. The breakfast was tasty and I have no complaints about the way everything runs. However, the sauna was not clean and seemed to be used as a storage room, and the bedrooms are outdated (old tiles, peeling... More

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Byron Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is amazing, I stayed here with my fiancé recently and it was one of the best times in my life. Locals are friendly, beach is amazing, food, drinks, everything is perfect! Wish I would have stayed longer...

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SharonTJ, Owner at Beachcomber Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for your encouraging comments Regards Sharon More

Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Service excellent. Owners are very friendly. View from my room beautiful. Really enjoyed my 4 day stay. The location is great. Close to amenities. It also located within walking distance to the most magnificent beaches!!!!!

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SharonTJ, Owner at Beachcomber Bay, responded to this review

Thank you Natalie, for your super review Regards Sharon More

Lydenburg, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Wonderful sea view, but access to beach not as close as it sugested on the photo's. Lovely breakfast. Our room was a bit noisy-think the interlinking door, is the problem. Could hear the TV and all the conversations of nextdoor people

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The experience was good but was not as great as expected and in pictures displayed. We took 3 rooms, 2 rooms had issue with TV and other amenities... Breakfast was fine but I would prefer more cleanliness. plus No hot water in evening which was additional pain after beach fun I would love to go to Margate again but would... More

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SharonTJ, Owner at Beachcomber Bay, responded to this review

Sorry you did not enjoy your stay at Beachcomber Bay. Regarding the TVs not working, all our rooms have relatively new flat screen TV's which are fully functional; a problem can be that the DSTV decoder has been switched off - it is a pity you did not ask for assistance. I trust you enjoy your stay in Margate in... More

Houston, Texas
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Beachcomber Bay is a wonderful place to stay while in Margate. Everything from the room, to the delicious breakfasts, to the view of the ocean is top notch. Without a doubt, the best accommodation on the South Coast..

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Thank you Gavin and Diane, it was great having you stay with us More

Mount Ayliff, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Beachcomber bay is our home away from home, we enjoyed our stay with my fiance. The beautiful sea view, beautiful rooms, friendly staff and wallks at the beach. Loved every moment. # memories! Thank u

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Kempton Park, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Stunning private beach that I didn't even know existed! We left before breakfast on the day of our departure but had arranged for "padkos." Delicious snack boxes were prepared! Thank you! We enjoyed our stay!

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Thanks \Julie, glad you enjoyed your padkos More

Durbanville, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We travelled to Margate for bike week, I rode from Cape. Town, and my wife, daughter and son-in-law flew. We all arrived at different times, I actually arrived a day and a half early, but no problem for the Beachcombers team. They looked after us, and a bunch of European bikers with aplomb. Space was made for bikes to park... More

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What a great review - thank you. Hope you return to Beachcomber Bay next year Regards Sharon TJ More

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Address: 75 Marine Drive | Ramsgate, Margate 4285, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Margate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Beachcomber Bay 3*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
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The Mediterranean style Guesthouse decorated in an African theme is superbly positioned on the border of Margate and Ramsgate overlooking the warm Indian Ocean. This tranquil venue is less than a 10 minute walk to the centre of Margate, an ideal position for both business and leisure.Beachcomber Bay is situated on a hilltop with superb breaker and sea views and private access to golden beaches. . Enjoy warm hospitality, personal service and sumptuous breakfasts. Guests may enjoy a refreshing sauna, a spa bath or sunbathe on the pool deck or patios, (where the seasonal whale, dolphin, and sardine runs may be viewed) or partake in a host of activities, and scenic drives.Beachcomber Bay is within easy reach of eight PGA rated golf courses, including Selborne Country Club, South Broom Golf Club, San Lameer Country Club and the Wild Coast Sun Country Club which are rated in the top 50 courses in South Africa.A host of activities and a variety of restaurants are easily accessible ... more   less 
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