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Dune Ridge Country House

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I decided to have a last minute getaway, and settled on Dune Ridge for their Winter Warmer special. Our room was warm and cozy, with underfloor heating and a large bathroom. On our arrival we had lunch on our private stoep and listened to the birds chirping - a welcome change from the hustle and bustle of... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a quiet, friendly and homely place to stay then this is for you. Your views are of the gardens and bush surrounding the country house and make it a wonderful place for reading, relaxing or writing. A big warm fire in the main house and heated mattresses in winter. AND we loved the under floor... More 

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DuneRidgeSFB, Owner at Dune Ridge Country House, responded to this review

Dear Estelle I hope you are well and thank you for taking the time to write Dune Ridge a review. Im terribly sorry that you found that the service was not up to scratch and I can only apologize profusely as this is something that I take great pride in. From July to September is our low season so during... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic accommodation! Highly recommended! If looking to be spoilt and treated go to Dune Ridge. Everyone goes that extra mile to make your stay memorable and enjoyable. The food was outstanding and the room exceptional with a four poster bed and Victorian bath. A lot of little extras to spoil you.

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DuneRidgeSFB, Owner at Dune Ridge Country House, responded to this review

Thank You so much for the absolutely wonderful review. We take pride in ensuring our guests want for nothing once they enter our gates. I will definitely be sharing this wonderful review with my team as they are the individuals that make all the difference to our guests stays. We hope you had a safe trip home and look forward... More 

Port Alfred, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were welcomed and offered refreshments upon arrival. Manageress was very friendly as were the other staff. The room was luxurious with some special touches, such as under-floor heating in the bathroom and fresh bouquet of roses. Mattress was a little hard and chairs could have been a little more comfortable. The breakfast was fabulous with home made muesli to... More 

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DuneRidgeSFB, Owner at Dune Ridge Country House, responded to this review

Dear Mary Thank you so much for the review and general feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We pride ourselves on the small touches as these are the things that can really make a stay. With regards to the mattress being a little hard, this is the first time we have had any feedback of this kind regarding that... More 

Capetown
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the personal touches. Appreciate the dune ridge lodge management letting me arrive early and use their facilities to get ready for the wedding ceremony. The staff where so sweet singing a traditional african song to send me off. . Loved the wine and strawberries left in the room for the evening when we came back from the wedding.... More 

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DuneRidgeSFB, Owner at Dune Ridge Country House, responded to this review

We are absolutely thrilled that we were able to make your wedding day that special. There really is something very special and heart warming when the ladies start to sing in their mother tongue and impart a little bit of their own Xhosa traditions by singing their wedding songs to the bride-to-be and ululating as they go. Its one of... More 

Manama, Bahrain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

CONS: Reached along a bumpy, but not too long, road. PROS: Everything about the place We cannot speak too highly of this delightful establishment and the consummate hostess, Sarah. Don't hesitate to choose Dune Ridge Country House - you won't regret it .

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It was a bit of a whirlwind stay and really wish that you were able to spend longer than one night with us for you to really experience what Dune Ridge is all about. I do hope though that the rest of your trip was absolutely amazing in true African style and hospitality and look forward to hopefully seeing you... More 

Saint Francis Bay
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughters and I needed a break together and we really enjoyed the cottage which was immaculate, the breakfasts are great, it's quiet with loads of bird life, the staff were brilliant and it is well situated to enjoy Jeffreys and St Frances. Highly recommended.

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DuneRidgeSFB, Owner at Dune Ridge Country House, responded to this review

Dear Avril, Hope you are all well. It was so lovely having you with us for the weekend and thrilled that you were all able to relax and unwind which is so important. We hope that you will return in the not too distant future for a weekend of spoils and pampering at Dune Ridge by one of our in... More 

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

This guesthouse is fairly pricey, so perhaps my expectations were a bit high. Our arrival and welcome set an odd tone as we weren't too sure where to go and were peered at curiously from inside until finally let in and welcomed. We were eventually taken to our family room, which was beautiful, with a gorgeous, massive bathroom with a... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

We loved staying at Dune Ridge! The service is first class and their attention to detail is amazing - they go the extra mile to make you feel comfortable and at home. We stayed in a garden cottage. It was big and spacious and the bathroom had underfloor heating. We loved our time there!

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Cape St Francis, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Started at about 6.30pm our time and lasted to about 10.00pm. A five course meal, every course paired to to the wine provided. Each wine was set against the dish. Wonderful. The wine maker told us how each wine was made. How it would make the food taste better. In return the venue was superb and on a really cold... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in an extraordinary location on the outskirts of the picturesque village of St Francis Bay, this country house epitomises tranquility. This intimate family run guest house surrounded by rich coastal fynbos, an abundance of birdlife and large gardens typifies comfort and charm without compromising service or attention to detail. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dune Ridge Country House

Address: 80 Taragona Road, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Saint Francis Bay
Price Range: $140 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dune Ridge Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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