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Aire del Mar Guest House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   77 Van Dyk Street, | Kleinbaai, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
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Ranked #17 of 28 Gansbaai B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We stayed here with friends for two nights whilst touring the Cape Coast. Located just outside the main bay in a quiet residential area overlooking the sea. Great spacious rooms, spotlessly clean and really comfortable. Good Breakfast fresh fruit & cereals through to cooked eggs & bacon. A lovely little, well stocked honesty bar. The couple that own and run... More

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Clearwater Beach, FL
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266 reviews 266 reviews
192 hotel reviews
321 helpful votes 321 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Delightful host and a wonderful setting overlooking the ocean. Large comfortable room with a balcony toward the ocean. Average breakfast with fruits, cereal, eggs and bacon as well as coffee/tea. Great place to stay prior to shark diving. Good internet.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Great rooms, ocean view and almost all necessities in room like tea, coffee, spacious and immaculate.Very thoughtfully put together at a decent price. Hosts are warm and put together an excellent breakfast. Would HIGHLY Recommend.

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Peregian Springs, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Excellent place to stay if you are shark cage diving. Staff helpful. Didn't get breakfast because went early to the harbour and was fed here. When wifi would not work in my room (or anywhere else) I was allowed to use the computer at reception to check emails, maps, etc.

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Great guesthouse and very good value for money. Perfectly located if you are planning to go shark cage diving locally. Staff are very helpful and the guesthouse itself is clean, comfortable, and has great ocean views.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I didnt know were Gansbaai or Kleinbaai was until my wife just told me we are going there for our December holiday! and was I surprised! If you don't want a rushed holiday with a million people then this is the pace to go and still be close to all the other attractions.....We had a lovely stay great value for... More

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Windhoek, Namibia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

It was our first stay at Aire del Mar Guesthouse and we were in one of the self catering units on the ground floor. While I cannot comment on the other rooms, these are not all that great. The road right in front of the guesthouse is very busy presenting a real danger for small children. The inter leading doors... More

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Windhoek, Namibia
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

This was our third time that we stayed at Aire del Mar in Kleinbaai. First time around it was just me and my husband, second time we took our 13 month old son along and now we went again to attend a wedding of friends. It felt like we were meeting up with old friends as we were greeted by... More

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Ottawa, Ontario
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60 reviews 60 reviews
44 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We stayed at Aire del Mare for two nights in order to do a shark dive. We stayed in the self-catering room, as it was the only one available. While the accommodation was just o.k. and the value was very good, the staff - especially Annette - was outstanding. She was friendly and helpful, assisting us with a number of... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We had booked for one night in self catering studios. On arrival we found that shark cage diving tours were cancelled for next two days due to bad weather. We were met by two ladies Ria and Susan exuding warmth and genuine pleasure. Since the self catering studios were not available they upgraded us to rooms with breakfast. The rooms... More

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Address: 77 Van Dyk Street, | Kleinbaai, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Gansbaai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Aire del Mar Guest House 3*
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Aire del Mar is ideally situated for viewing of the Great White Sharks. Only 2 hours’ drive from Cape Town, Aire del Mar is in the quiet and small seaside resort of Kleinbaai, near Gansbaai. Aire del Mar is walking distance from Kleinbaai harbour from where the boats leave for shark cage diving and whale watching. We offer you friendly personal service and quality accommodation in: - 5 Spacious luxury rooms, all with en suite bath rooms and balconies from which you have a spectacular unspoilt panoramic view over the bay of Dyer Island [world famous for its shark alley! ] - from Danger Point all the way around to the light house of Quoin Point in a distance. All room have coffee/tea facilities, safes, satellite TV and wall heaters. You start your day with a healthy breakfast and towards the end of the day you can enjoy sun-downers on your own balcony or in our fully licensed bar. - 3 Self-catering studios on the ground floor - with sea-view and en suite bathrooms. A small kitchenette has a microwave oven, fridge and adequate utensils to prepare and enjoy small meals, and there is a BBQ facility behind the guest house. ... more   less 
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