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Avanti Guesthouse

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6 Seacliffe Road, Bantry Bay 8005, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 7 Bantry Bay B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015
Janet W Sheffield, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The house was clean and comfortable with many personal touches. Our room as very spacious with lots of essentials like a large fridge, place to make sandwiches to take out, good bathroom and comfortable beds. The hosts were welcoming and efficient and the other staff were friendly and responsive to requests. We liked the atmosphere, good breakfasts, location and being... More 

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Gilching, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Excellent support by the host (hike to Table Mountain, recommendations for restaurants, medical aid, ...), optimal location (Red Bus, shops, beach, etc.), international atmosphere, Very friendly host. Best coffee in ZA!!

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Spent two nights at this lovely B & B, was warmly welcomed by Johan and Maria. Breakfast was delicious specially prepared by Marie and Johan was the Jack of All Trades and an excellent tea-maker. I will definatley be back when we visit Cape Town again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Although we were out of season for whales we saw two right whales from our front patio. Our hosts were extremely helpful and organised transfer from the airport, car hire and excursions. A wonderful breakfast of a small buffet style with cooked breakfast on request.

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Alford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Booked Avanti for a week in February after reading reports on Trip Advisor and it definitely lived up to our expectations. Johan & Maria are wonderful hosts and really looked after us even lending us their MyCiti bus passes and dropping us off at our next location after our week with them. The location at the junction of Sea Point... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Wonderfull location! Just by a 2 minuts walk you get to the west beach of Cape Town. When my wife and I got into our room and arranged everything of my luggages as they should be. We got out of the Guest House, just turning left, we started to enjoy the gentle wind from the Atlantic. Half a hour later... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Johan and Maria were warm and welcoming hosts. They were extremely helpful with our various logistical needs especially banks and transportation. Our room was spacious and clean with a partial ocean view from the deck off our room. The breakfast choices were delicious and varied to meet dietary demands. Great coffee! A definite repeat. Thanks Johan and Maria for a... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Avanti guest house offers a warm stay just a stones throw from the beach and waterfront. The hosts are lovely people who endeavour to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Rooms are large, air conditioned and comfortable. Great value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We felt completely at home at the Avanti. Room #1 had the perfect size and comfort for our needs. All the tour and transportation activities were planned and taken of by Johan and Maria. Just a overall wonderful vacation in Cape Town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Johan and Maria are exceptional hosts: warm, welcoming, and ready to assist with anything you need. After a long overland trip, staying at Avanti Guesthouse felt like home. Our room was spacious and clean; the breakfasts were amazing. Everything was fresh, from the fruit salad to a wonderful selection of cheeses and breads and great coffee made by Johan every... More 

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