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Marebella Seafront Guesthouse

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Spacious guest rooms on the seafront in De Kelders with 180 degree uninterrupted panoramic sea views of Walker Bay. Whale watching from your room and private terrace from September to the end of November. Owner-run by Gerhard and Shalene Pirker. German spoken. Free Wifi.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Public Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Cape Town Intl Airport60 mi
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All reviews whale watching breakfast table first floor beautiful house whale trip dinner reservations friendly hosts enjoyed every minute pleasant stay balcony overlooking perfect spot three nights personal service great breakfast thank you so much home away from home stunning views
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A warm, friendly and amazing venue offering an exceptional experience! Gansbaai and surrounds adds to the wonderful memories! Being able to view the whales from the doorstep was brilliant as well. Will visit again!More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank StefanOber1976
Response from Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront GuesthouseResponded 3 days ago

It was such a pleasure to have met you and we are so glad that you enjoyed Marebella, our surroundings and of course the whales. There is so much more to explore in our area and we would look forward to welcome you again soon....More

Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

This place is simply amazing, so beautiful, comfy, and well located. You truly see the whales from the window of your room. The breakfast is also perfect, with a lot of choice. Shalene and Gerhard have been so helpful during my trip, they helped me...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank MarieA2278
Response from Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront GuesthouseResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words, it was an absolute pleasure to help you with re-organizing your schedule. It would be wonderful to welcome you again and maybe you could spend a little longer in our beautiful area. Take care and everything of...More

Reviewed October 24, 2018

Wonderful views of ocean and whales. The two guest rooms are on first floor of a new house and the view is incredible. Nice walks from house along the shore and good restaurants, and all essential shopping nearby. We stayed three nights and have fine...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank FlutistCPA
Response from Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront GuesthouseResponded October 24, 2018

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and had wonderful experiences watching the whales. We are very happy that you arrived safe again at home, having had such a long flight back to Mexico. We wish you both well, with warm wishes, Gerhard and...More

Reviewed October 1, 2018

Wow, what a fab location and great house. Owners were fantastic in helping organise trips and restaurants, and whilst we were a little unlucky with the seas (couldn't do the trips we wanted) but when you can see the whales from your room out to...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Nicola G
Response from Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront GuesthouseResponded October 2, 2018

Your stay at Marebella was indeed also very inspiring for us too, having shared many of your travel experiences with us. We are happy that on your last day you still managed to experience a whale boat trip which we managed to organise. It would...More

Reviewed September 9, 2018

The best view over the bay, whales just in front of the cliffs. Beautiful house, perfect location and friendly hosts! We had an amazing stay in De Kelders, and it is a perfect spot to do a Shark Cage Dive or a Whale trip.More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank ronaldterhuurne
Response from Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront GuesthouseResponded September 10, 2018

It was a pleasure to have met you here at Marebella. Unfortunately it was only one night you were able to spend in De Kelders but we would look forward to welcome you again and spend more time with you both. We wish you everything...More

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"The two rooms are same size, same view and quiet."
Oct 24, 2018
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"best ocean view, quiet, nice"
Apr 7, 2018
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"only two and both very good"
Dec 23, 2017
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"Both rooms have the best views over de bay with whales."
Oct 27, 2017
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South AfricaWestern CapeOverberg DistrictOverstrandDe Kelders
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