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Saxon Lodge

4.0 of 5 No 1 Muller Street, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay if you are in Gaansbay for few days. I was welcomed with great hospitality. The owner/manager and his wife were super friendly accommodating us last minute for only one night. The Lodge and the room was very clean and it had its own charm. Breakfast was included and it was pretty good. I... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing views of the bay and very comfortable rooms. The staff was friendly and extremely helpful. They went out of thier way to make our stay more comfortable and to make our overall trip better. They made dinner reservations for us and even gave us directions and tips for our drive to Cape Town like petting a cheetah and its... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A charming place. Vanessa, Dave and Caron are welcoming, knowledgeable and great ambassadors for South Africa. The owners are a mine of useful information about wildlife and things to do-much better that any guide book. It is not posh but it is good value and an authentic place to stay. The Southern Right Whales can be seen a few kms... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay overlooking the bay in Gansbaai. The owners are wonderful, a fountain of knowledge about the area, places to see, tours to book and restaurants to eat at. Our (pre-booked) tour was canceled in the morning and they went through a lot of trouble to get us on another boat (and succeeded). Lodge is comfortable with everything... More 

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Pretoria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely time. The owners went to a lot of trouble to make sure the guests every need is. Rooms are comfortable and the breakfast served is a feast.They establish what your expectations are and they direct your to local places of ineterest and introduce you to local restaurants. A trip well worth it.

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our time at the Saxon Lodge very much. The rooms are nice and the breakfast is good. Our hosts Dave and Caron were great, always up for a chat in the evening in the well equipped bar or the living room and they also gave us good information about what to do in the area and on our... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

What a lovely place, the people are so friendly, the food was great and the whole experience very enjoyable. Thoroughly recommended for a relaxing getaway with stunning views. Lots to do in the area, fantastic for the whales

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The owners and staff were all very friendly and helpful, and gave great suggestions for things to do in the surrounding area. Upon arrival, the adults in our group all ordered beer/aperitifs at the bar - perfect after a long drive. Breakfast was always delicious, in the cozy dining room overlooking the water. We had 2 rooms - one for... More 

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Norfolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We stayed here in October for Whale watching and seeing the great white sharks. Dave & Caron were the most welcoming hosts, nothing was too much trouble ans as there were 7 of us we pretty much took over the place. One of the friendliest places we have stayed, Dave even organised the shark cage dive for us, recommended paklces... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

A perfect place to stay when you are in great white shark country! The owners could not have been nicer. They helped us so much. They even accommodated us with a late check out. Just a very nice place in a great location.

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Address: No 1 Muller Street, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Gansbaai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Saxon Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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