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Hamburg, Germany
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We had a FANTASTIC stay. Unfortunately we only stayed one night. The view was breathtaking. We got a honeymoon update- the suite was the best!! The breakfast was REALLY good and the hosts were SUPER friendly! Wanna go there again!!!

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfection down to every last detail. There is nothing bad to say about this treasure of a place. If there was a possibility to dine there in the evening that would be making it complete as it would be a lovely way of not having to leave the guest house :), It does not have to be a large menu...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming here for 4 years now and we can't wait for our stay each year. The team is outstanding and the view is overwhelming. A hidden gem right next to a nature reserve which wont dissapoint.

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Manama, Bahrain
Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

We only spent one night here as part of a great white shark diving trip, but we wished it could have been longer. Everything about this place is perfect - the friendly couple that owns it, the staff members, the beautifully designed rooms (with the outside shower facing the ocean in the East Room being a particular gen), the great...

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Capetown
Reviewed December 9, 2016

Beautiful location with direct ocean view; extraordinary friendly owners and staff; very good breakfast. Dinner recommendation (kloeks@home) one of the best food we had on our trip. Will for sure come back

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Another great stay at the Cliff Lodge. We had two wonderful nights at De Kelders, enjoying the wonderful view over Walker Bay from almost very in the house and of course from our private terrace. Gill, Gideon, Nico and the entire team made our stay perfect. Awesome breakfast with great pancakes and the best cappuccino from Nico :) to start...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Cliff Lodge is very special. Overlooking Walker Bay where, normally, we expect to have a great view of the whales in October we were unlucky this year. For some reason the numer of sightings was down on our previous experience. However, the service, breakfasts and rooms compensated. If you can run to it, the Ocean Suite is magnificent. Gideon, Gill...

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Hunenberg, Switzerland
Reviewed November 19, 2016

We enjoyed our stay at Cliff Lodge very much. The location is just gorgeous and has unique view over the cliffs and the ocean. Gil and Guideon supported us in finding the best restaurants and daytrips including maps and other detailed information. And then the breakfast, absolutely phenomenal, egg benedicts are legendary - best we ever had.

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Weybridge
Reviewed November 16, 2016

This was our second visit to Cliff Lodge in the Ocean Suite and how excellent it was again. Gideon, Gill, Nico and the team all make you feel at home. Everything is impeccable and the attention to detail is noticeable. Breakfast is great and the excellent coffee deserves a special mention.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had the pleasure of staying at the cliff lodge as part of our honeymoon trip through South Africa. The room was comfortable , well appointed and offered a pleasant balcony with views to sea along with an out side shower. The hotel location was exceptional for access to the walker at nature reserve and offered unbelievably...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on the cliffs, right above the sea with breathtaking views across Walker Bay, Cliff Lodge is 35km from Hermanus and 5km from Gansbaai, in the tranquil village of De Kelders. Luxurious, individually decorated bedrooms have sea views and open onto outside patios. Rooms range from standard side sea view rooms to a spacious sea front room, and a luxurious penthouse suite - perfect for honeymooners or an executive getaway. Our comfortable guest lounge has tea and coffee making facilities, a well-stocked honesty bar and a library of books about the area. The all-weather conservatory and sea front deck have spectacular 180-degree ocean and mountain views. This is the perfect spot to sample the local Overberg wines or enjoy our excellent coffee, while watching whales or the spectacular sun sets over Walker Bay. Our swimming pool has the perfect location, right on the cliff top overlooking the sea, and the unspoilt beaches of the Walker Bay Nature Reserve are a short walk from Cliff Lodge. At Cliff Lodge we offer a level of service that is always attentive, but never intrusive. The atmosphere is relaxed and informal, and with only five rooms we are able to cater to each guest's needs. Whale watching season is spectacular from Cliff Lodge, and the world famous Gansbaai shark diving trips are just 10km away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cliff Lodge

Address: 5 Cliff Street | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Gansbaai
Price Range: $191 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cliff Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Every room is unique and beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles katrinallers, Dec 5, 2016 | Read review
“Ocean facing”
 of 5 bubbles jan59Essex, Oct 15, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have an ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles davidbellamy2016, Sep 28, 2016 | Read review
“Ocean Suite has the best views i have ever seen! Perfect for relaxing and whale watching in the winter months.”
 of 5 bubbles leapylex, Aug 30, 2016 | Read review
“Ocean Facing is a must - Otherwise you'll be jealous! Kids would be fine in non ocean facing.”
 of 5 bubbles jh383, Jul 5, 2016 | Read review
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