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Oystercatcher Lodge

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ERF 5397 | FIRST AVENUE, St. Helena Bay 7382, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Perfect doesn't even begin to describe how wonderful this place is. Sue and Luc are really friendly and made is feel very welcomed. Our room stepped out just about on the beach and had the most amazing views of the ocean and the sunset. We couldn't have found a better place for our first anniversary! We will definitely go back... More 

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Westlake Village, California
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64 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Lovely stay, the location is so peaceful, with long accessible walks on the beach steps from your bedroom door, and lovely sunrise views. Rooms are spacious and well appointed. The breakfast is incredible, perfectly cooked eggs, an honor bar, a great common lounge and pool area for relaxing. Sue and Luc are great hosts, making this all perfect and accessible... More 

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SueShelleyPoint, Owner at Oystercatcher Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Derek and Cindy It was a great pleasure to have you as our guests recently and we were delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Oystercatcher. Thank you for taking the time to do a review on Trip Advisor and we do hope it will not be too long before we see you again. Warm regards... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Booked accommodation for a spur of the moment trip up the Cape west coast. Greeted on arrival by the very friend Luc who showed us around and checked us in. Watched the sun set over the mussel strewn beach and then had supper (pizza ordered from the restaurant of the the nearby Bon hotel) on the balcony of our room... More 

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SueShelleyPoint, Owner at Oystercatcher Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Pranesh Thank you for your lovely review on Trip Advisor. It was lovely to meet you and your sister and we are delighted to read that you are coming back!. So pleased you appreciated the quiet and beauty of Shelley Point and that you were able to see the sunrise and sunset. Warm regards Luc and Sue More 

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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This establishment is top class. The breakfasts served are sublime, with a touch of Europe. The finer finishing touches are carried throughout the house, whilst Luc & Sue are perfect hosts. The rooms walk out onto the beach, where one could go for long walks or just potter around watching the prolific bird life. We loved it so much that... More 

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SueShelleyPoint, Owner at Oystercatcher Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. It is always so encouraging to receive positive feedback and we were so pleased that you enjoyed our breakfasts and everything about the lodge, and the best sign for us that guests are happy is when they extend their stay! Thank you! Warm regards Luc... More 

Pretoro, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We had a perfect 2 days at Oystercatcher! Stunning views, wonderful breakfast every morning and the most amazing host and hostess, always smiling and helpful. We will definitely visit again. Thank you so much for your hospitality during our stay. Pieter and Lea Botha

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SueShelleyPoint, Owner at Oystercatcher Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Pieter and Lea Thank you for your great review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased you enjoyed you stay with us and do hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back. Warm regards Luc and Sue More 

at sea
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160 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Oystercatcher Lodge is located in a posh, gated community of Shelley Point. Signage is good until you actually get to the hotel, then it's easy to miss the subtle lodge sign and end up at the apartments next door. The rooms are well-appointed with lots of nice little amenities (cotton robes,candles, soaps, lotions). The turn-down service was unexpected, but nice.... More 

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SueShelleyPoint, Owner at Oystercatcher Lodge, responded to this review

Dear David and Marcie Thanks for your recent review on Trip Advisor. We appreciate your feed back regarding your stay. As you point out Shelley Point is not for people who must have razz matazz and all the buzz and trapings of the big City. We have tried to create a haven where people can still enjoy nature at its... More 

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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

Situated on the beach we stayed in the Driftwood Apartment. On arrival Sue & Luc made us feel exceptionally welcome and at home. Furniture and fittings were very tasteful and pleasing to get eye. The sound of the waves continually crashing over the rocks is like music to your ears. Watching the sea from the balcony and taking in the... More 

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SueShelleyPoint, Owner at Oystercatcher Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Steve and Liz Thanks very much for your super review on Trip Advisor. We were so pleased you decided to celebrate your anniverary and birthday at the Oystercatcher and that everything was to your complete satisfaction. We really hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back in the close future. Kind regards Sue and Luc More 

Guernsey, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We spent four glorious days at Oystercatcher Lodge with our rooms opening right onto the beach where there were numerious sea birds, including the rare black oystercatcher. Excellent accommodation, serviced daily and an evening turn-down with giftings. Breakfasts superb with Luc's special breads and omelettes to die for! We spotted dolphins and a humpback whale from the deck in the... More 

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Dear Jim. Sue and Jane Many thanks for your lovely review on Trip Advisor. It is so encouraging and rewarding for us to receive positive feedback from out guests after their stay. So pleased you were able to spot that Humpback Whale during your stay. We remember how excited everyone was coming out of their rooms to view the close... More 

Germany
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We had a perfect stay at this B&B right on the beach, it's a bit far out, but the setting and location is really beautiful and a perfect place to relax. Very friendly hosts made the stay special .....

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SueShelleyPoint, Owner at Oystercatcher Lodge, responded to this review

We were so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in December with us and would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We so appreciate the feedback. Kind regards Luc and Sue More 

Cheshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Thank you Sue and Luc for a most enjoyable 3 days-- wonderful start to our a memorable return to South Africa!! First time we have visited the West Coast----will not be the last...all ready planning our return next year, hope to see you both!! Your B&B was truly wonderful. Breakfast wonderful---need your muesli recipe...best I have tasted!! Wonderful views and... More 

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SueShelleyPoint, Owner at Oystercatcher Lodge, responded to this review

Great news that you are planning to return in 2016! We hope you will book the honeymoon suite again, and of course we will provide a lounger for your balcony on request. Thanks for taking the time and trouble to write a review on Trip Advisor, it is so rewarding for the entire team when we get such a fantastic... More 

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