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Sea Star Lodge

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19 Ingang Straat | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7200, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful design lodge; don't expect a hotel. Very friendly staff and a fantastic view. Good breakfast. The minus is that the lodge doesn't look finished. Floor heating, TV (with surround system) didn't work, their is no elevator, so you have to carry your bags up the stairs. That's a pity for such a beautiful place. That's why I rate... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just want to say wow! Sea star lodge is one of the best places I have stayed in, every time I visit hermanus, that's the place I choose to stay! It's modern and chic, and the staff is always friendly and attentive. The manager Rita is soo welcoming and really make us feel at home. I must say that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was there with one of My friend and i just found the place amazing , a dream spot where You can chill and relax. Service was more that we aspect and We were greet by Ms. Rita with make us feel like home and more then this. For sure we LL come back NexT year on march . Thank... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I recently came through Gansbaai on our honeymoon, and found the Sea Star Lodge on Tripadvisor, ultimately opting to book the Honeymoon suite. Even though we came in late, from start to finish, Rita and Frank made us feel like we were at home. From the champagne and roses in our room, to the lunch and late... More 

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seastar1, Manager at Sea Star Lodge, responded to this review

We at Sea Star Lodge would like to thank you for the wonderful review. We look forward to welcoming you back on your anniversary and creating another WOW experience. Kind regards Rita and Frank and the Sea Star team More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

My friend and I went to the Kelders for the first time and it was amazing. We were given a great welcome at the Sea Star which is a stunning building with lots of design features and amazing views over the bay. The welcome drink was really sweet and the food was amazing. i have not had a burger that... More 

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seastar1, Manager at Sea Star Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Ladies Thank you so much for the great review you sent. It was wonderful to host the two of you at the Sea Star Lodge. We look forward to your return visit and I will arrange Hamburgers again :) Have a wonderful day. Kind regards Rita and Frank and the Sea Star Team More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

De Kelders is a very special village over looking Walker Bay and Sea Star Lodge is the ultimate place to stay to capture the beauty of the Bay. The lodge is modern and comfortable and the views from the rooms are spectacular. Highly recommended.

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seastar1, Manager at Sea Star Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Gentlemen Thank you for your great reviews. We look forward to hosting you all on your next road trip. The Whales are in the bay so you must visit us soon. Have a great week. Kind regards Rita and Frank and the Sea Star team More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Spent a wonderful weekend at Sea Star Lodge in De Kelders. This modern Boutique style lodge has loads to offer. Beautifully appointed luxurious rooms, amazing Walker Bay views and charming hosts Rita and Frank. Thank you for a wonderful weekend and for making us feel so at home. Will be back for sure.

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Good morning I would like to thank you for the taking the time in posting a beautiful review. We look forward to welcoming you back at the Sea Star Lodge. Kind regards Rita and Frank and the Sea Star team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We received a very warm welcome from Clarissa and Rita when we arrived and enjoyed drinks on the balcony overlooking the picturesque bay. Our room also had a balcony with a sea view and was equipped with a projector and surround sound for a cinema experience. We enjoyed use of the sauna and swimming pool. The facilities are very good... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Sea Star Lodge was just excellent ,we really enjoyed our stay there with my partner.We felt so at home and we were so comfortable.The food was so good and i just cannot thank the staff enough for the way they received us ,their warmth and such a good service.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Sea Star lodge is one of the most beautiful places in Gaansbaai. We stay here every time we visit, as it has the best views, best breakfast and is close to Gaansbaai and Stanford. We usually book most of the rooms, as our family is so big, but when others guests are staying there it still feels like you have... More 

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