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Cliff Lodge

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   6 Cliff Str | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
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Voorhout, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a truly amazing location. Cliff lodge on the Waterfront with the Whales swimming only a few meters in front of the shore. The team of Cliff lodge is great. They put on a fantastic breakfast and the Capuchino they serve is a work of art. All suggestions for restaurants in the evenin and things to do also worked... More

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment I arrived, I knew that my stay at Crayfish Lodge was going to be marvelous. The welcome I received from Reinhard and Sandra was extraordinary! I travel a lot, and have rarely received such attention, even in extremely high- end hotels & resorts. The Lodge itself is delightful, in a jaw-droppingly beautiful setting, which the layout of... More

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With an exceptional location directly on the coast (with whales, seals and dolphins spotted on our balcony) and a beautiful modern design of house this is a must for anyone visiting De Kelders or shark diving in Gansbaii/ whale watching etc. The staff were exceptionally friendly with lots of brilliant advice on great local walks and food to eat! This... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Felt like a night at home while on holidays. Brilliant coffee, great view overlooking the Ocean. The rooms were very comfortable and the hospitality was excellent, even down to calling local restaurants to make sure they were open and book us in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I have spent time with my children when they stayed at Cliff Lodge. The house is perched on the rocks with the most beautiful view overlooking the magnificent Walker Bay, home to the Southern Right Whale during the months of June to December.The quality of service, friendliness, and professionalism thrown in makes Cliff Lodge the place to stay.

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Wilderness, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I stayed here a while back (on educational with my travel company) and loved it so much I took my mom there years later just to show her the beautiful establishment. Unfortunately we were just passing by, but next time hope to stay over again! The location is perfect - literally on the Cliff's edge, with unobstructed views of the... More

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Minden, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We stayed 2 nights at Cliff Lodge, a very nice lodge with friendly staff. Our room had an outside shower with a fantastic view over the ocean. The breakfast is pretty good and enough for the whole day. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We booked this place because of the amazing reviews and pictures we saw here on trip advisor and we were so happy! I can't begin to tell you how much we loved this place. From the minute we walked in, Nico was very helpful and extremely friendly. The room was absolutely amazing. We were right at the water! It felt... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My son and I recently stayed two nights at Cliff Lodge. Everything was outstanding. The view is stunning. The welcome warm. The rooms as nice as a Hilton Hotel, with about everything you can think of as far as being equipped. Gideon and Chantelle are extemely helpful with any travel plans one may have. They will phone, organize or book... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We had a wonderful time and enjoyed the upbeat and personal care (specifically Nico!). The location is gorgeous, breakfast is great. They organised a visit to the wonderful Creation vineyard and local dinners. All in all, highly recommended!

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Address: 6 Cliff Str | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Gansbaai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Cliff Lodge 4*
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Cliff Lodge is a stylish seafront guesthouse, superbly positioned on the cliffs of De Kelders, with breathtaking views. The four luxurious bedrooms have ocean views, satellite television and sea facing patios. The spacious penthouse suite has unbeatable sea views with a huge balcony and glass-fronted living room for whale watching in true style. This is one of the best places in the world to experience land based whale watching and Great White Shark diving. ... more   less 
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