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28 Waterkant Street, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
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On The Rocks B&B
Ranked #19 of 28 Gansbaai B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

we have spent just 3 nights in this amazing B&B the house is very nice and the owner very kind, every evening you can see the sunset and i could see it also from my room. every day we could see also the whales pass by from the terrances. from the villa you can go to do dive cage or... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

"on the rocks" is really on the rocks. From your room you overlook the complete bay. The atmosphere in the B&B is very relaxed and friendly and the location is quiet and save. We had the african room in the upper level which was perfect for us. We can definitely recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

One of the most beautiful locations you can immagine for a b&b. Right on the rocks close to the ocean and possibility of whale spotting from your chair. Service is friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Good breakfast. Tip is to go to Ivanhoe sea safaries for more whale spotting. Enjoyed our stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Excellent bed, very good breakfast but most of all great views and hospitality. Thanks Tinus for waiting up for us till almost 1am due to flooded roads and wedding running late. Highly recommended as an option when in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013 via mobile

Excellent views,service and host.you will missed out if you do not try it.Do not try any other place because they are all to expensive and do not have this view..Done our own braai at night and finished it off with a good redwine

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Very nice place with vintage design of the rooms, awesome views from a terrace and hospitable owners. If travel there again will choose On the Rocks and recommend it my friends. If it is cold in a room there is a eater. No complaints.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011

Visited south Africa for the for the first time, what a beautiful place and what lovely people.We made our own fly drive, flew into cape town where we stayed two nights and then toured some of the garden route, but basically we went where we fancied anyway whilst on our travels we came across a fabulous place in Gansbaai called... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2011

This hotel looked great on the internet so I booked it months in advance. We were very disappointed to arrive only to find out we couldn't stay as the owner had double booked. She was very nice and said it had never happened before, but still she should have let us know and we would have found something else or... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2010

While we agree with some of the feedback on the rather interesting decor, the rooms, the linens and the towels were all clean. The view out towards the water from the rooms is breathtaking! The two dogs (Boesman and Nonna) were well behaved, cute and, unless you really don't like dogs, were a delight to have around! Tinus was a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2010

I stayed at On the Rocks for 4 nights – first for 2 nights, and then after a weekend in Cape Town I was back for another 2 nights. It is true that you get greeted by 2 yapping dogs, aside from barking to let all know that you have arrived, I never heard them back again. The place also... More

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Address: 28 Waterkant Street, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Gansbaai
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On the Rocks B&B welcomes you to the peace and beauty of nature to relax and rejuvenate your body, soul and spirit. At On the Rocks you will experience friendly hospitality, glorious sunsets and a scrumptious breakfast. The guest house is situated on the beachfront of De Kelders, just before Gansbaai, and is excellently placed for whale-watching - from your patio, bed or even while you shower. Our rooms are individually styled and decorated to match your mood or personality and are equipped with all amenities for your comfort, including a private balcony overlooking Walker Bay. Whatever your choice, all rooms have sea views and their own private balcony. The rooms are equipped with a satellite TV, fridge, electronic safe, ceiling fan, hairdryer, clock radio, and tea and coffee tray. Fresh towels, shower gel and shampoo are also provided to tingle your senses. We pride ourselves in serving guests a full and hearty South African breakfast, either out on the patio or inside. Alternatively, why not let us pack you a picnic breakfast to enjoy at Stanfords Cove close by. ... more   less 
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