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Oystercatcher Lodge

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   ERF 5397 | FIRST AVENUE, St. Helena Bay 7382, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I visited this place in October 2012 on a business trip and it was absolutely beautiful. The hospitality was. Service was excellent, great location and a great place just to unwind and relax. I would definitely recommend it to anyone.

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Durban
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I spent two nights here, and was impressed. The location of the hotel itself is superb. It’s almost right on the beach at Shelly Point, which is rightly named – the beach itself is (literally) completely covered in muscle shells. That does mean though, it’s not really a swimming beach. The rooms are very comfortable, and nicely appointed. Breakfast was... More

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Johannesburg South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We have just spent 9 wonderful nights for Christmas and New Year at the Oystercatcher Lodge – an amazing place - right on the beach Upon arrival we were warmly welcomed and shown to our gorgeous sea facing room, which was fantastic - well-appointed with everything one would need or want along with a private patio - what more could... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We agree with Karlien T and robert312663. Wonderful and worth a visit ! ! Excellent service, wonderful self catering units and beautiful setting. Many thanks Luc and Sue we enjoyed every time at Oystercatcher, while we were busy building our own home in Shelly Point

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Malelane, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

If you prefer 4 star luxury with beautiful sea views and in close proximity to all the West Coast towns such as Paternoster, Jacobsbay, Velddrif, Saldanha, Langebaan etc then Oystercatcher Lodge at Shelley Point, St Helena Bay would be perfect for you. I stayed at Oystercatcher Lodge for 3 comfortable nights. During the day I explored all the west coast... More

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Hermanus, South Africa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

A beautifully situated lodge right on the point with two beaches to stroll on to while away the hours. A beautiful room in great condition, in that everything worked as it should, and the room had a view that could be enjoyed without getting out of bed. A more than adequate breakfast, freshly cooked to order, and home made bread... More

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Hermanus, South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Stayed for 3 nights at this immaculate Guest Lodge. Our room (no. 3) was very clean and comfortable and we loved the extra-length bed! The view from our bed was amazing - sand dunes, sea and sunny skies! The bathroom was modern and well equipped and was also spotlessly clean. Breakfast was very good - fresh homemade bread every day... More

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SueShelleyPoint, Owner at Oystercatcher Lodge, responded to this review

It was so nice to read that you enjoyed your three days at the Oystercatcher Lodge. It was lovely to meet you both and hope you enoyed your time in Paternoster too! Kind regards Luc and Sue More

Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We spent two nights here, the location is wonderful and rather remote. Immaculately clean with seamless service. We stayed in room 6 which is on the ground floor and a few meters from the sea and watched both whales and dolphins from the bed. Very private and quiet. The shower and bathroom were more than adequate that we didn't miss... More

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SueShelleyPoint, Owner at Oystercatcher Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kathryn Thanks for your kind comments regarding your stay at the Oystercatcher last week-end. We enjoyed meeting you and Jake and hope you found the right road home through Stellenbosch etc. Kind regards Luc and Sue More

Heist-op-den-Berg, Belgium
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We loved this guesthouse! It is a little bit remote, but worth it! It's situated in a safety area, there is a securitygate at the entrance, and the sea is nearby. All the rooms have a very nice seaview. The first thing I saw when I wake up, was the ocean! The owners were very hospitality and proud to have... More

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SueShelleyPoint, Owner at Oystercatcher Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sarah and Pieter Thanks for letting us know how much you enjoyed your stay at the Oystercatcher Lodge. We really appreciate the feedback and hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards Luc and Sue More

Betty's Bay, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

What a fantastic place. Professional, immaculately run. Breathtaking, uninterrupted view of the dunes and Atlantic Ocean. Perfect bed and beautiful, crisp, white linens (a big plus for us). Spacious modern bathroom with smart fixtures and heated towel rails. Superb breakfast, beautifully made. Even underfloor heating throughout, which only added to the comfort. Excellent wifi connection (often dicey in parts of... More

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SueShelleyPoint, Manager at Oystercatcher Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to let us know how much you enjoyed your stay. Do hope we will be able to welcome you back for a longer stay next time. Hope the jacket arrived safely. Kind regards Luc and Sue More

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Additional Information about Oystercatcher Lodge

Address: ERF 5397 | FIRST AVENUE, St. Helena Bay 7382, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > St. Helena Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in St. Helena Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Oystercatcher Lodge 4*
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