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The Roundhouse Guesthouse

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61 Ingang Street | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The round house is a great guesthouse in DeKelders, a suburb of Gansbaai. The rooms are comfy and well equipped. The lucky guest can sit with a drink in the rooftop jacuzzi watching whales blow in the bay. It is almost too perfect to believe it. The host is lovely and be sure to order the pancakes with cinnamon sugar... More 

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cape town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister & I stayed stayed in the luxury suite for a special family getaway. Despite requesting twin beds ( the option was given on the website) , we arrived to find the bed a single kingsize, but were given separate duvets. We were also given a complimentary plate of homemade choc-chip cookies when we remarked how good they smelled... More 

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Phnom Penh, Phnum Penh, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No reason to stay anywhere else in Gansbaai, great location, amazing roof deck for sunsets, stargazing, and whale spotting (with a hot tub, unheard of in SA!). Very friendly staff and owners, hotel service with B&B feel.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of my best birthday's! No regrets and exceptional service from The Round House :) All the facilities including the simple things (i.e. bathroom) was in great condition, even better than the pictures. The staff were friendly and we immediately felt at ease. We will be returning in the near future!

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Bellville, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Luxuriously appointed self-catering option. We were pleasantly surprised. It had all the amentities one could want and the games room with the pool table and table tennis table kept the kids occupied.

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Whitefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of us stayed here for 3 nights in My 2016, and what a place! The owner, Dave, could not be more welcoming or accommodating, nothing was too much trouble. The building is just as fantastic as the photos show, and then some. Custom designed, and unique it is a real landmark. I was in a room on the... More 

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

A fantastic establishment that lends itself to family getaways as well as team building opportunities. Very professional, customer-centric team headed by Dave. Lovely setting complimented by great service

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Strand, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Enjoyed the facilities and friendly staff. Close to many nice locations and services. Good value for money. Rooms and bathroom spacious and child friendly. Staff went out of their way to accommodate our little one. Thank you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

This is my second review of the roundhouse because I seriously cannot rate it high enough. I had a wonderful seven night stay here my room was beautiful, spacious and about six times the size of my Hong Kong apartment. Dave the owner was kind and extremely accommodating and the staff were all so polite and helpful. Denise even took... More 

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

My son and I stayed here for one night before going shark diving so didn't really use all facilities. Stayed in one of their apartments which was beautifully appointed. Everyone very friendly and helpful. Would certainly recommend to anyone.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Roundhouse is the best place to stay in Gansbaai as the owners are well experienced travel operators and own the tourism booking office in Town. The B&B is in De Kelders, THE prime land based Whale watching area in the world and has a unique African feel with special touches such as Shellstone clad walls contrasting with rough earthy paints. With Free WIFI, Rooftop Jacuzzi, outdoor Swimming pool and Games room with Pool and Table Tennis we have a large variety for you to lick back and relax for a few days. Our specialty is Shark Cage Diving and stay packages and offer a fantastic combination package for shark diving and Whale watching. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Roundhouse Guesthouse

Address: 61 Ingang Street | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Gansbaai
Price Range: $58 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Roundhouse Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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