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11 Echo Road, Fish Hoek 7975 South Africa See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Housekeeping
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic unspoilt views oveover false bay, saw seals everyday, unfortunately not Whale season but this property would afford fantastic Whale watching possibilities, don’t forget the binoculars. Only problem was the WiFi, which broke and wasn’t replaced, so without internet for four days - Kids not...More

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Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

My husband surprised me with a night away for my birthday. We stayed at A Whale of a time. From the moment we entered the property we where met by the very friendly owner whom showed us to our unit. The views from the balcony...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Kristen G
Reviewed August 31, 2018

We only stayed for 1 night, but can't wait to return to A Whale of a Time as our stay was too short. The views are amazing. Our room was clean, comfortable, bright and spacious - perfect for a couple and comfortable enough for a...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Shannon F
Response from 312ivany, Owner at A Whale of a TimeResponded September 1, 2018

Fantastic We look forward to your next visit , next time we hope you stay longer.

Reviewed August 26, 2018

This was a lovely bright comfortable appartment, and the whales turned up. There were a couple of downsides - in winter it was cold - no heating, and the bath hot tap did not work. The cooking facilities are Ok, but slightly basic. We loved...More

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Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from 312ivany, Owner at A Whale of a TimeResponded August 28, 2018

Dear 906s Thank you for a positive review, Cape Town is experiencing a drought at the moment and we disengaged the hot water tap to encourage 2 minutes showering as this reduces the water usage. In our smaller units we have a kitchenette and not...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing getaway accommodation. The views were spectacular, and the room was superb. It had everything we could need, spacious and really well thought out. Would highly recommend to anyone contemplating staying here. Hope to go back sometime soon

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank ryanplant09
Response from 312ivany, Owner at A Whale of a TimeResponded August 23, 2018

Thank You Ryan for a wonderful review. we look forward to having you back again.

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Description
We have 5 self catering apartments with breathtaking sea views of False Bay. Perfect for whale watching, we are a 5 minute walk from the beach, and close to shopping, restaurants, tourist attractions and more. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
$79 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
A Whale Of a Time Fish Hoek, South Africa - Cape Town
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Fish Hoek
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
$79 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
A Whale Of a Time Fish Hoek, South Africa - Cape Town
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Fish Hoek
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Room & Suite (25)
Pool & Beach (4)
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Family and Play Areas (1)
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"Penthouse have stunning view"
99LindaA
Jan 13, 2016
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"The cottage we were in are lovely and very private, although all off the guest uses the swimming pool that..."
TertiaGoosenScholtz
Aug 9, 2013
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"All rooms are sea facing, behind you is a huge mountain. Have all meals on your patio and watch the sea..."
KelvinZulu
May 18, 2013
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