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Reviewed September 30, 2013

I was told 4 nights in De Kelders is too much… no way, I could have stayed much longer!! It is such an incredible place with such nice people. Started with the West Room which is nice for a couple or people who like to have their privacy because the entrance is downstairs at the outside, near the pool. When...

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 26, 2013

Cliff Lodge is a very special place. It's in a wonderful location on the cliff edge overlooking Walker Bay, wild and dramatic for our stay, where we sat on our huge balcony, watching whales and dolphins. Gideon and his whole team are wonderful hosts - friendly, welcoming, very professional, very high standards of service (Nico makes a great flat white...

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Thank Tony and Diane L
Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed September 26, 2013

Our arrival was cozy, warm and full of hospitality. Gideon helped us with everything we needed from a glass of wine to relax for a few minutes to recommendations to restaurants (where we had the best steak of our live) we would never have found ourselves. He also was so helpful with showing us the prettiest ways to our next...

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Thank BoCaro
Cape Town
Reviewed September 23, 2013

Gideon, Gill and Nico know exactly how to host. Warm, friendly, and professional. The rooms are lovely with attention to small details. The breakfasts are superb. The whales evaded us, but the view is just stunning. We spent two hours over breakfast in the warm conservatory looking at the wild ocean - very memorable and a beautiful view!

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Thank CapeTownLaura
Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 21, 2013

Having just left Cape Town on our tour along the Garden Route we spent two nights at Cliff Lodge. "Amazing". Having just spent three nights in one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in, in Camps Bay, I thought it would be difficult to live up to the standard! Wrong! Gideon and Gill have got an experience not...

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Thank BMcGill
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 15, 2013

Thanks for the great hospitality - we really enjoyed our stay and appreciated all the help and suggestions on what to do in the area. The restaurant recommendations and bookings were really appreciated and were fantastic. We came to Cliff Lodge after a friend of ours stayed with you a few years ago and recommended you, and you certainly didn't...

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Thank Rolf B
Reviewed September 11, 2013

One of the most beautiful places i've ever been. Everything is so lovely and cozy there. Scenic views, whale watching on the terrace while having a delicious breakfast with freshly pressed juice and a great cappuccino and the staff, who took care of our every need makes it a very relaxing stay. We definitly want to come back.

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Thank Nineaufreisen
Reviewed August 24, 2013

Wonderful weekend with wonderful staff. Best coffee!!!! Gideon and Jill are superb hosts and really treat one as royalty. Even though we had terrible weather we were cozy and very comfortable in our warmed huge bed.

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Thank Sandy S
Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 24, 2013

We did our research on Trip Advisor and chose Cliff Lodge and we chose really well ! The photos don't do it justice, right on the sea its a great location to stay at and also for travelling out from. The rooms are all really nice and very well appointed, contemporary and classy. We were in the North room and...

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Thank Lovetravel59
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed August 21, 2013

Perfect Lodge, very friendly welcome, perfect service, wonderful cappucino and VIP treatment. Gideon and his crew did everything to make our stay as comfortable as possible. In spite of heavy rainfalls and stormy weather we could even make some interesting excursions because of Gideon's tipps, where to go and what to see. What do you want more?

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: $193 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cliff Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“The sea-front North Room has fabulous views and a great veranda”
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“North room has incredible views of the coast West room is on the same level as the pool with sea views”
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“The Ocean Suite is gorgeous with unparalleled views.”
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“Fabulous views and great service”
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“Every room is unique and beautiful”
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