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Whale's Way Ocean Retreat

858, 6th Avenue, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent stay. Luxurious room (Sky Suite), very well appointed and stunning view. Highly recommended. Christa's hospitality is very warm and friendly. We enjoyed walking on the beach which is close access. Breakfasts on the deck are unbeatable.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We stayed for two days at this charming guesthouse. It is under new ownership and the hostess, Christa, was both welcoming and helpful. She went out of her way to make sure that we had everything we wanted. It is a lovely place, beautifully situated overlooking the wide expanse of beach so if you are lucky you may see dolphins... More 

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Andre G, Manager at Whale's Way Ocean Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Claire, Though your stay with us was short, we remember you with fondness. Thank you for your kind review. We hope that one of our more modern rooms will be available when next you book with us. Your breakfast is waiting! Kind regards Christa More 

Baden, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We had an absolutely beautiful time staying and relaxing at this place! Our room was tiny and cozy but provided everything we needed. The delicious and various breakfast was served at the terrace with ocean view every morning. Greta and her team did an outstanding job and we miss this place a lot! If you are interested in some pictures... More 

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Andre G, Manager at Whale's Way Ocean Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Fraulein, Thank you for your kind words and for posting a review for us on Trip Advisor. I look forward to your next visit to Whale's Way. Guests like yourselves are a true source of inspiration to us. Kind regards Christa and the team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Staying with a group of paragliders we enjoyed not only the wonderful paragliding surroundings of Wilderness but also our accomodation which made it be the perfect stay. Every day charming Anna surprised us with a lovely breakfast on the terrasse with ocean view. Eitherway the rooms are all furnished personnally and with taste so we felt at home immediately. As... More 

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Paris, France
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Our host screwed up our reservation (without admitting guilt) so we ended up driving there for only one night with no other options proposed to us for longer stay. If you insist on this location, double check by phone knowing they charge your room upfront too ! We stayed in the large bedroom suite which in itself is nice but... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We had booked three rooms at Whale's Way a few months before our family trip at the beginnig of January. My very old parents from Europe were visiting, so we got them one room each, and we as a young family got another room for us. This was our family holiday we waited for a long time. All rooms were... More 

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

This was officially the best B&B, and maybe the best place to stay I've ever been too! The room is massive, with a view of the ocean on one side, and of the mountains on the other. We traveled as a family, so there was a king-sized bed and a sofa-bed for us to use. We had a well-stocked minibar,... More 

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

That B&B has a terrific view to the ocean, is located right at the beach where you can swim, go running, for a walk ... We booked the fancy and huge penthouse style room and it was the best stay ever. Host: nice and helpful. What an unforgettable stay. Thank you Deidre!

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Commugny, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Wonderful location. The house is situated on high cliff , amazing ocean view specially from balcony where the breakfast is served. However there are several steps down to the beach it is absolutely worth to walk downstairs and admire kilometer beach. If you can choose take a room upstairs, the huge room with view ocean on one side and mountains... More 

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London
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26 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

What a fantastic room! Simply huge, bright with windows at both ends of the room with views either of the ocean on one side or the mountains on the other. You needed GPS just to find your way from one end of the room to the other! The property is high above the beach, there are some steps down, but... More 

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