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The Ocean Bay

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13 Bottlebrush Crescent | Wavecrest, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hamburg, Germany
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We really had an amazing time during our stay at the Ocean Bay Guesthouse. Actually, it was already our fifth time at this B&B and it is always great to be back. Our preferred room is the “Avalon” which has an amazing view over the bay. All rooms are lovely decorated and the beds are very comfortable so you feel... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Stayed here for 2 weeks on business in November 2014. Kirsten and Sven were both amazing. They both made me very welcome. My apartment was stunning. The gardens, pool and views were fantastic. Kirsten is such a warm and king hearted lady. She made me breakfast each morning before going to work at 06.00hrs. You wouldn't get that in the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We arrived earlier than normal check in time, but we were welcomed by the staff with a cool drink and our room was ready in no time. In the meantime our kids could play at the pool and Kirsten took her time to explain us everything about the area, the best restaurants in town, etc. She knows a lot about... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The Ocean Bay B&B is a must for any traveller looking for a home away from home. The garden is stunning and tranquil. The views are breathtaking and the breakfasts scrumptious. Kirsten is a wonderful, warm and friendly host. I would definitely recommend The Ocean Bay, it was most certainly relaxing .

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We had an amazing stay at the Ocean Bay a few days ago. The rooms are lovely, the garden is stunning and the view over the ocean just great. Breakfast was outside and we did not miss a thing! And last but not least to be mentionend: the host. Kirsten and her family are just fabulous. We got great recommendations... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The views from the room were stunning. - The room was very comfortable. - It was a quiet area with no noise disturbance. - Good recommendation for local restaurants. - The credit card facilities were out of order and therefore we were expected to pay the full amount for the room in cash. The way that this was communicated was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Keep coming back to J-Bay for some time already which is a typical surfers's paradise. Very cool crowd and laid back. If you dont want or cannot surf because weather is not good then maybe go to the local gym to deserve your reward for the really comprehensive breakfast at the Ocean Bay to start the day. Kirsten and her... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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191 reviews 191 reviews
30 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This was a classic case of over promising and under delivering. Their brochure is an example. Whilst our room was modern and clean we were disappointed with the managers. Our room did not have any soap or coffee or milk, fortunately we had our own soap but such an oversight is evidence of a lack of attention to detail. Unlike... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My family and I spent 5 days at The Ocean Bay while watching the ASP surf tour - it was a home from home but with all the added extra's you'd expect when you're on holiday - from the beautiful rooms, sparkling pool, amazing views, quite garden to the fresh flower on each bed. We were warmly welcomed by Kirsten... More 

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Queenstown, South Africa
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A lovely clean room with big windows. Very spacious. The room over looks a beautiful pool area and garden with seaviews in the distance. Not your usual "beach" decor however. The rooms are furnished in an african/ lodge style. The bathroom is small in comparison to the room with only a shower and no bath. Small complementary toiletries were not... More 

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