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Whalesong Lodge

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   83 Cliff Street | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We have spent 2 Nights there in the honeymoonsuite, wich was fantastic. We could see whalesong directly from our bedroom and the whole Place is wonderful, charming and you just feel like being at home! Very recomandable! The hosts are very nice and helpful!

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Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We stayed one night at the lodge but I had the feeling I wanted to move in forever! The room we stayed in had a fantastic view over the ocean, open plan bathroom with spa bath, king sized bed, small seating area and a protected balcony. We spend hours looking out over the ocean, how it changed colour and even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

It’s probably worth checking out Whalesong Lodge’s website before you arrive just to get a feel for the place - it made me feel relaxed every time I clicked on the site. It was also true to its name as from the moment we arrived we could see Southern Right Whales frolicking right in front of the lodge’s main balcony.... More 

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Bodmin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We only stayed one night at Whalesong Lodge but what a lovely night it was The hosts Lainie and Stanley made you feel at home from the minute you entered their house. The rooms are cosy and tastefully furnished & decorated as it is throughout. It is also very clean. We arrived in the afternoon to sit on their large... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We spent 2 nights at the Whalesong Lodge. We felt at home right away. Lainie and Stanley are are a wonderful couple and great hosts. The interior/decoration of the house is stylish and yet cozy. The rooms are furnished lovely and carefully. The whole place is perfectly clean. There is a huge dinner table in the living room and you... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

As veteran travellers we tend to avoid upmarket spots especially on trips home to South Africa. We ended up with Lainie and Stanley by accident: couldn't find our original booking at some place whose name we couldnt recall (lots of Coves; Whales 'n Songs in Gansbaai) and the details we'd lost in the email ether...irritated, we took pot luck at... More 

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Zutphen, Gelderland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We spend 2 nights at Whalesong. What a great place to stay!!! The whales where just swimming at the other side of the road, amazing! A beautiful lodge whit verry friendly owners and staff. If you ever go to South Africa go to Whalesong lodge!!

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swaffham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

First class location and great hosts. From our balcony and even from the luxury of our king size bed we had a view of the ocean and could whale watch. We did not expect to see whales as the season was just starting but we chose the location for the walks along the cliffs starting right outside. Our hosts were... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

We stayed at Whalesong Lodge May 2013. We had a great experience. The hotel is situated directly on the water (across a small street) beautiful view and peaceful. Everyone at the B&B was hospitable and the accomodations are exactly as advertised. When visiting South Africa I recommend small B&B's vs the larger hotels. Locals can recommend resturants and entertainment as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Staying at Whalesong Lodge for a couple of days gives you energy for weeks. The view is breathtaking and the hospitality is excellent! You will have breakfast together on one table with the other guests and the hosts. I can warmly recommend the Lodge for all kind of travellers!

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Address: 83 Cliff Street | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Gansbaai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Whalesong Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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