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Shining Waters

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   859 Sixth Ave, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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Ranked #20 of 49 Wilderness B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014
Amy S Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This place is run by a really friendly couple. The breakfast is really great and they really go out of their way to entertain and chat to you in the mornings. Their is a really friendly set up at breakfast with all the guests sharing a lovely round table on the balcony to admire the beautiful view. Exactly what you... More

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canton, Ohio
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

We were looking for a place in Wilderness to stay as a base to see the surrounding area as well as Knysna. We had to search a while to find a place that would sleep three. When I inquired the gracious hosts replied that the only rooms available were on the ground floor and we would have to get both... More

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Lusaka, Lusaka, Zambia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

Last time when was like you place very much and coming back to your in Feb 2013 ,as like the sea view and you in walking distance to beach.The room are nice and like that you a pool and the outside patio to see the wonderful view of the sea while have your moring breakfast.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012 via mobile

This Guest house is situated right on the cliffs overlooking Wilderness beach so the views are fantastic. If possible, try and get the suite with the sea view at the top as it has a good sized balcony and lovely bathroom. The breakfast was great, especially as the sun was shining so we had it on the balcony. The owners... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2011 via mobile

Overlooking the sea with no other properties in-between. A superb beach with miles of fine white sand in both directions. Our room had a separate entrance and a deck with a west-facing view over the sea and ideal for sunset! Highly recommended.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2010

Swiss perfection. Magnificent setting. Stunning view. Eastern Wildernes has the most amazing walks downstairs from the end of 6th av.

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Haarlem, Holland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2010

We stayed two nights in this B&B in Wilderness. Location is great, right on the cliffs overlooking the beach and the sea. It's a very large house, with big common rooms and even a small gym. All is clean and spacious. Rooms all have sea view, either from a balcony or a terrace. Free coffee and tea, and an honesty-bar... More

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Wollongong, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2010

The decor of the rooms is elegant and tasteful, the furnishings are very comfortable and the location simply spectacular. Do not miss the sunset from the upstairs verandah. The property is very well complemented by it's parsonable hosts. Be sure to take Renato's dining suggestions which gave us one of our best culinary experiences amongst many notable ones in South... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2010

had a great view from the room overlooking the ocean and beach ...and victoria bay in the yonder... hosts were very friendly and helpful... a good spread for breakfast...with birds hopping around! rooms - airy and clean... it would have been perfect if they had a kettle in the room for teas & coffees.... but all in all a very... More

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100 reviews 100 reviews
61 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2009

We found by chance and were delighted with our luck. Not only Swiss-run but Italian Swiss-run. Hey that;s unusual. We had great room, great hospitality, and great breakfast on the patio. Internet use and Library was a bonus. Wonderful view over the beach - dolpins went past on cue. This B&B deserves to be high in the Wilderness rankings. Wished... More

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Address: 859 Sixth Ave, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Wilderness
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Hotel Class:4 star — Shining Waters 4*
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