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Marebella Seafront Guesthouse

29 Cliff Street | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
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Marebella Seafront Guesthouse
Ranked #4 of 27 Gansbaai B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
Somerset West, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying with Gerhard and Shalene at Marebella for a second time, was just wonderful!! Clean, spacious, comfortable room, with peace and quiet surrounding you. Add to that, magnificent views, wonderful breakfast and most of all their hospitality, makes for a world class experience. Their indepth knowledge about the area and what it has to offer for any traveller to this... More

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Mariette, thank you so much for your kind words. We looked so forward to your second stay with us and we are so happy that the weather was so glorious and that you were able to enjoy the time with us so much. You are a very special person and we are already looking forward to your return. Take... More

Wiener Neustadt, Austria
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed to stay at Marebella Seafront! Shalene and Gerhard are very friendly and the hospitality is excellent !!! The rooms are very nice, confortable and clean. The view over the ocean is wonderful. We hope we are able to come back soon. Roland and Elfi from Austria

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure to welcome guests from Austria on the spur of the moment. We would have loved if you could have stayed longer and hope that you will travel to South Africa again sometimes and also come back to us. All the very best, Gerhard and Shalene More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Imagine the perfect holiday...then there is only ONE place Marebella Seafront Guesthouse!! The views, the hospitality and experience is a world wide first class experience! Highly recomend this fantastic establishment.

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Tashalene, you are very kind with your beautiful words. Also we did enjoy your stay with us and we are already looking forward to your next visit. Everything of the best to both of you, Gerhard and Shalene More

Leuven, Belgium
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Altough we were late for the whales a mother and calf waited for us. Sitting on the porch of Shalene and Gerhard is the most beautifull and hospital place one can dream. Luxury rooms, luxury view, luxury hosts. PS wanted to unclick fitness center did not succeed on website. Can not rate what is not there he. Not a loss.

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

We are so glad that despite being late in the season you were still able to see a mother and baby whale in our bay. It is always a pleasure to have such enthusiastic and nature loving guests like you staying at Marebella. We would be very happy if you could return again during the height of the whale season... More

Gaborone, Botswana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Our stay at Marebella was magical. The setting is breathtakingly beautiful and peaceful. Our room was very comfortable and clean. The hosts, Gerhard and Shalene went out of their way to accommodate us and make us feel welcome and at home. We would love to return for another visit.

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure to have met you both and we would look forward to another visit to us. Glad you had rain back in Botswana and that breathing is a pleasure again. Take care you two and we wish you everything of the best for March. Warm regards, Gerhard and Shalene More

Hamburg/Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Directly infront of the sea, a wonderfull place to watch the whales or enjoy the nice beach. Gerhard and Shalene offer not only a wonderfull room and house, but also their experiences and knowledge of the region with a lot of friendlyness. You can't have a better place in de Kelders.

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Ulla and Gundula, how wonderful to have seen both of you again! Your enthusiasm for De Kelders and its surrounding is incredible and despite that this time you have missed the whale season you have been busy every day with new activities. You would both make very good tour guides! Keep well and keep on enjoying life. Gerhard and... More

Hamburg/Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Shalene and Gerhard are wonderful people, you feel at home immediately! The rooms have a great view on the ocean and have a high standard. The coast is just splendid and very goog and friendly restaurants near by. We didn't miss anything!!!

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Ulla and Gundula, how wonderful to have seen both of you again! Your enthusiasm for De Kelders and its surrounding is incredible and despite that this time you have missed the whale season you have been busy every day with new activities. You would both make very good tour guides! Keep well and keep on enjoying life. Gerhard and... More

Remich, Luxembourg
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

The hosts are very charming. They have a large wine selection at the disposal of the guests and are also very helpful. The GH offers a marvellous seaview and is in walking distance to 2 very good restaurants.

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

Very seldom are we able to welcome guests from Luxembourg, so it was a pleasure to share our guesthouse with you. We are glad that that everything was to your satisfaction and that you enjoyed your stay with us. Gerhard and Shalene More

Metz, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

De Kelders is a lovely town surrounded by landscapes you only see in movies...well, Marebella is also a place for dreams. So well decorated, comfortable, amazing views: from the terasse if you're lucky with the weather then you can see the whales. The owners are so nice, friendly, interesting people, we have been very lucky to meet them during our... More

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Emilie and Sebastien, It would be wonderful should you return to our paradise. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay so much and it should not be luck to see whales during November as it is high season to experience these gentle giants in front of Marebella. Thank you for your kind words about Marebella and about... More

Horsholm Na 2970
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

You are greeted welcome by Shalene and Gerhard who seriously manage the hosting role. They advice you about what to do, where to eat and I'm sure they also know the best way to see the whales if you are in season. The view of the Atlantic is panoramic and just in front of you. The room is nice and... More

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

It is always our pleasure to help and advise our guests about what to do in our area, where to have dinner and generally how to have a good time. It is also a pleasure to chat to guests who are interested in wine as there are so many magnificent estates in our area. We are glad that you enjoyed... More

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Additional Information about Marebella Seafront Guesthouse

Address: 29 Cliff Street | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Gansbaai
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 27 B&Bs / Inns in Gansbaai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Spacious luxury guest rooms on the seafront with 180 degree uninterrupted panoramic sea views of Walker Bay. Whale watching from your room and private terrace from June to December. Owner-run by Gerhard and Shalene Pirker. German spoken. ... more   less 

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