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Crayfish Lodge Sea & Country Guest House

5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   2 Killarney street | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed 2 nights in August in one of two "penthouses" , not cheap but worth it. Fabulous views, great room, whale breaching 100 yards away, super friendly owners. They recommended a wonderful lodge for dinner, (see review) Whats not to like. Don't stay in Hermanus, go to De Kelders Nuff said

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Crayfish Lodge for a week and enjoyed every minute of it. We particularly enjoyed waking up and looking straight on the ocean. Sandra was very attentive and concerned with making us feel as comfortable as possible. We would definitely go back and are in fact already planning our next stay at the Crayfish Lodge.

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

It was by chance that I got to spend a night at Crayfish Lodge in late June, whilst attending an event in the De Kelder area. What a surprise it was. Warmth and hospitality superseded only by the endless views and sheer comfort of the lodge. I highly recommend this as the place to stay in De Kelder and look... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Hi most of you know that I have a touring business in South Africa. I have had the pleasure of staying at some amazing places. While on a tour with some American agents we were honored to have Sandra & Reinhard as our host and hostess. We enjoyed Crayfish lodge so much, the only bad thing was we didnt have... More

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Ettenhausen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

if perfection exist in travel and accomodation then crayfisch lodge is the place where you can find it. a big hand a great thanks to the host Sandra and Reinhard Kurt Ott, Switzerland, Maria Valata Greece

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Baden-baden, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Incredible hospitality,true generosity and a sudden feeling of affiliation with the place, the country, nature and the hosts (Sandra & Reinhard) - all of it at one of the most beautiful places of Western Cape... What else do you need for some perfect days with the friendliest hosts you can imagine? I'll come back for sure to have more time... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

My first time at a 5 star guest house - all thanks to our hosts donation to hospice. We now understand - fabulous modern home encompassing great sea views and proximity to coastal walks, all creature comforts, warm friendly hosts and a unique magnificent breakfast. Only absence - chocolate on my pillow (maybe my partner ate it!)

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Sausalito, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Crayfish Lodge recently and we had a fantastic time. The views from the lovely home are not to be missed. No abundance of whales this time of year but I can see how when they come that this would be a perfect place for viewing. Our hosts were wonderful and catered to all of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights and wish it had been longer. Awesome location with stunning views over the sea and direct access to the beach. Really peaceful spot with Walker Bay within walking distance. Clean, upmarket rooms, charming hosts, top of the range breakfast ….what more can you want?

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North London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Crayfish "Lodge" is not a lodge but a house on an unattractive housing estate in a boring suburb of Hans Bay. The description is deceptive, in my experience a lodge is in a beautiful setting away from other properties. Another example, rather than our terrace being private it contained the pool which all residents can use, we found this intrusive... More

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ReinhardF, Owner at Crayfish Lodge Sea & Country Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Florosie, we are very surprised and honestly quite sad about your review and the impressions you describe. It is in fact as if you would be talking about a different establishment. We are located first row sea front with panoramic ocean views from all rooms and public areas, right at a wonderful coastal hiking trail – a position described... More

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Address: 2 Killarney street | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Gansbaai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Crayfish Lodge Sea & Country Guest House 5*
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Elegant modern true sea front guest house with superb sea views. 2 Panorama Suites, 3 stylish Atlantic Garden Rooms, all sea facing. Here you will enjoy some of the finest sea views in South Africa. ... more   less 
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