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Somerset West, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were made very welcome. Rooms were very clean with great views of the ocean only 30 metres away. (Many whales sighted the next day) Breakfast was very good and overall our stay was great. Rooms were changed on arrival to accommodate our children next door. One recommendation - replace CRT TV sets with flat screens - the unit over... More 

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De Aar, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Love it from the beginning to end, Tinus was a great host. He help us with a flat tyre.- he take us to our appointment, he get tyre fix. Thanks again Tinus. The room was great, the view excellent..We really enjoy every moment

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Johannesburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

We had an upstairs room with a stunning view over the bay towards Hermanus and beyond, with memorable sunsets over the distant mountains and the ocean. The lodge fronts directly onto the rocks and seafront with superb walks in either direction and great photo opportunities. Our proprietor was friendly and helpful and the lodge and our room were all comfortably... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best stays that we made on our trip in SA. The view was super and the service was wery good! Ask for the whale room, since it has the best view in the house. The place was verry clean and super cosy. The breakfast had all you could ask for.

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

We spent three nights at On the Rocks earlier this month (Feb 2016) and had a very pleasant stay. Our room had its own balcony over-looking the sea. Peaceful, free wifi, good sized swimming pool, excellent breakfast all made for a very enjoyable time. My husband, having moaned about how far we drove to get there (?) said it was... More 

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Long Melford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Small room with fantastic views. Excellent breakfast. Large sitting room. Tinus and Sylvia were kind and helpful and made our stay memorable. We saw several whales, and were sad to leave. Hope to return before too long.

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Thank Floridafanatic14
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

A very pleasant stay lovely sea views great breakfast and a wonderful host. The host could not do enough and was very friendly. If you want to whale watch or shark diving this is the place to be. Definitely recommend On The Rocks! There are also a few restaurants in the town .

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Had a fantastic 5 night stay here with friends over new year. Great value B & B with an amazing view of Gansbaai. The service was very personal, and the owners were very approachable. Fridges and kitchen facilities, pool table, lounge areas, small pool and a cute little bar area. It was fantastic to sit on the balcony with a... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Spent 2 nights at this B&B in November 2014 - The hosts very kind, helpful and friendly. The location is great just outside of Gansbaai. Great breakfast. The view from our room was incredible was just how I imagined it. Saw lost of whales and even saw dolphins on the last morning.

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Schagen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

You could just sit in your room all day and have a fantastic time enjoying the view. Comfortable room with good bed and excellent wifi signal. A hearty breakfast is served daily by the owner who clearly loves what he's doing. Gansbaai is a very nice little village and close to all of the shark viewing trips in kleinbaai. It's... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the Rocks B&B welcomes you to the peace and beauty of nature to relax and rejuvenate your body, soul and spirit. At On the Rocks you will experience friendly hospitality, glorious sunsets and a scrumptious breakfast. The guest house is situated on the beachfront of De Kelders, just before Gansbaai, and is excellently placed for whale-watching - from your patio, bed or even while you shower. Our rooms are individually styled and decorated to match your mood or personality and are equipped with all amenities for your comfort, including a private balcony overlooking Walker Bay. Whatever your choice, all rooms have sea views and their own private balcony. The rooms are equipped with a satellite TV, fridge, electronic safe, ceiling fan, hairdryer, clock radio, and tea and coffee tray. Fresh towels, shower gel and shampoo are also provided to tingle your senses. We pride ourselves in serving guests a full and hearty South African breakfast, either out on the patio or inside. Alternatively, why not let us pack you a picnic breakfast to enjoy at Stanfords Cove close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about On The Rocks B&B

Address: 28 Waterkant Street, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Gansbaai
Price Range: $69 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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