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Cliff Lodge

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6 Cliff Str | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A stay at Cliff Lodge whilst in South Africa is a must! The views are exquisite, rooms are both spacious and beautiful and the breakfast is delicious. We could not speak more highly of the excellent service from the team at Cliff Lodge. It was the perfect location to relax and explore the Gansbaai region from. We can't wait to... More 

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Shapiros, Owner at Cliff Lodge, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks so much for the stunning photos and wonderful review Sarah. It was a great pleasure to meet you both, and have you at Cliff Lodge. We hope to see you again. Thanks and warm wishes Gill, Gideon, Nico and the team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spectacular location, amazing breakfasts and great hosts who made us feel so very welcome. An absolutely fantastic place to 'chill' with incredible views - what more can you ask for! We will certainly be back!

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything perfect!! The staff was so kind and provide us a wonderful stay. Nice house with stunning sea views!!! The breakfast was very good as well! With italian coffee! The lounge area and the terrace were very cosy. I highly recommend this guest house!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In our guide book, De Kelders (where Cliff Lodge is located) was described as "A blob of land". This is extremely unfair and probably written by someone not at all interested in the grandness of the sea and the beauty of the rugged coastline. The location of Cliff Lodge is absolutely amazing with a 180 degree view of the sea... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a gem. Views to die for. Spotlessly clean. Stylish. Amazing staff and warm welcome. Hospitality taken to an uber level. The ocean view suite has a private terrace the size of a football pitch and with a view which will take your breath away when you open the curtains in the morning. To be recommended without hesitation.

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Thalwil, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We just left this morning and would loved to have stayed longer. We booked the north Room and we haven't seen something like this before. I personally believe, this hotel is a MUST if you travel through the Garden Route. We had a chance to see the suite and honestly the North Room is already breath-taking, but the suite is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Simply fantastic. Thanks to Gill and her team for 3 wonderful nights. This was the absolute highlight of our trip to South Africa! You sit on the terrasse with a drink, right next to the ocean, overlooking Walker Bay, and see a whale blowing. Service and cleanliness are extraordinary. The Cliff Lodge is the best place you can imagine. Thank... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We stayed on the Ocean Suite which has a Bedroom, sitting room and large veranda with exceptional see views. It is managed by the owner and the attentiveness of the staff is exceptional. However it is a B&B and hence the new price increases do put right in the price range of luxury Boutique Hotels and as a B&B it... More 

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Shapiros, Owner at Cliff Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lastchance100 The Ocean Suite has a 42 square metre sea front bedroom, a 45 square metre lounge and a 32 square metre sea front deck . . . more than a room, this is a sea front apartment with unbeatable sea views. This is our largest, and therefore most expensive room. We have three different room types at Cliff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

If wie come back to SA we will definetly try to stay again in the Cliff Lodge! Friendly and helpfully! Rooms (we had the suite) are clean and nice, breakfast delicious. And a perfect place to see whales if there are any in the bay.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

We spent two nights here in the Ocean Suite, and were treated with indescribably beautiful views of the ocean. Lucky enough to see a whale from our balcony. Gideon, Jill, Nico and the team did everything they could to make our stay comfortable. We had had a hectic few days and were looking for some peace and a haven to... More 

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