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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Whalesong Lodge is a small Fair Trade accredited guesthouse perched on top of the rugged De Kelders cliffs overlooking the picturesque Walker Bay, just two hours from Cape Town. Our 5 rooms are all spacious, comfortable and well-appointed, and our large open-plan lounge and dining area flows out to a wooden deck where you can sit and enjoy sundowners while watching the sun set over the sea, and spectacular whale watching (from June - December). At Whalesong Lodge you will find a warm welcome and a homely environment, while our attention to detail ensures the highest quality of service. Come and stay with us and find out why so many guests return time and time again to enjoy our hospitality, comfortable surroundings and spectacular location.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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What a gem! This was a highlight of our South African trip this November. Loved staying in the suite with amazing views of the whales and scenery. Particular loved waking up to the smell of fresh cookies and cake being baked everyday ! The staff were welcoming friendly and
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Response from WhalesongLodge, Manager at Whalesong Lodge
Responded Nov 22, 2018
So happy to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay here. Was great having you over......Hope you will come visit again. All the best....
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We stayed at Whalesong mid September as part of a broader loop trip from Cape Town along the Garden Route and return. Whalesong was our first stop after leaving Cape Town and what a delight it was! Situated at De Kelders, just past Hermanus, the lodge is situated on the cliffs
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We stayed in this fabialous lodge three nights and it was definitely too short. The house is excellent, the host and her team spoiled us with a delicious breakfast, great cakes and their overall kindness. The view to the ocean and the whales is magnificent. We will come again!
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If I’m here in again I will always choose this place to stay. They have honeymoon suite room having the greatest view overlooking the bay. Whales come to the bay and can be spotted from here. If you didn’t get the honeymoon suite, that fine. In the lounge open area, you have
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Response from WhalesongDeKelders, Manager at Whalesong Lodge
Responded Aug 5, 2018
Thank you, it was great having you here. The whales at the moment are very active in front of the house.... exciting to see. All the best.....
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We were given a warm welcome to Whalesong Lodge in De Kelders. They have 5 big, comfortable rooms, a nice lounge and a great balcony facing the water where you can often see whales.The people are very friendly and helpful. They freshly bake cakes in the afternoom and serve a
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Blick von der Terrasse
"Upstairs room at the front - more expensive but worth it!"
"Rooms at the front have more seavieuw"
"The Suite is special BUT all the rooms are very good - simple but lovely"
"All rooms have a view, but the real view is from the front deck"
"Best view of the Whales"
$180 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaWestern CapeOverberg DistrictOverstrandDe Kelders
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