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White Shark Guest House

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2 Geelbek Street | Van Dyk's Bay, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful guesthouse with nice rooms on the upper floor and a large and comfy common area. Outstanding service. Renee is a lovely woman and gives you the feeling that you are home. She even went out of her way and offered to bring us to restaurant Rosemary and thyme! We would definitely come back here in the future!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night as we were doing the shark cage dive early in the morning. It's a very cozy guesthouse and our room was very nice and spacious! The location was excellent for us as we did the cage dive with Marine Dynamics which is right across the street so it's very easy to get there in... More 

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Zürich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

we enjoyed it very much. Rene, the owner, helped us with re-arranging the shark diving. Was great place and great people, thanks a lot! we can highly recommend the place! Soon there will also be a terrace available

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Very welcoming, lots of space, clean..feel like home. Big kitchen and living room. Also coming up soon, a huge patio with sea view!! Right in front of the meeting point for white shark dives. Very convenient!

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Valencia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

A perfect place, Very nice and large room, and so good treatment from Rene. The House Is very nice, close to Shark cage diving (1 minute walk), and the owner of the place os very friendly and helpful on all kind of tips for your time at Gaansbai, such a nice place

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Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I am originally from Gansbaai. In April I invited two very good friends from Ireland to my hometown for shark diving. I booked them into White Shark Guest House. I was pleasantly surprised at how well run and clean this guest house is. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone. It is situated so close to all the shark... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here in January whilst doing the garden route to Cape Town. This B&B is opposite the Shark Diving for Marine Dynamics ( very good shark company, with specialist onboard -saw lots off season) Rene the owner was very warm and friendly and had organised the shark diving for us. The rooms were big and clean and was an excellent... More 

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Hudson, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The rooms were spacious and the setting was amazing. Breakfast was provided at a restaurant across the street and it was excellent. The town itself is very quaint. The hotel owner, her name escapes me, was very nice and made us feel welcome. I would go back if I ever get the opportunity again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Very close to the great white shark diving tour operators. The owner kindly allowed us a late check out so we could shower and change after the dive. Very nice restaurant across the road which serves complimentary breakfast to guests.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We stayed one night at the White Shark Guest House. Friendly staff and manager, who allowed us to shower after check out, after our shark dive. Breakfast is served in nearby restaurant. The location is very close to shark diving start point, which was very convenient. Rooms are close together so a bit noisy. Good spacious common living area.

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