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“Nice B&B very laid back”
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Whalesong Lodge
Ranked #8 of 30 Gansbaai B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 25, 2014

We had the pleasure of staying for 1 night in February as we made our way to Cape Town, we wish it could have been longer, The rooms are very bright and modern and the views over the bay are fantastic. There is an honesty bar which is great as you can get yourself a drink and sit on the balcony chilling or watching the sunset. There is a place next door which we called into for a light meal, Stanley then recommended and booked for us a table at a small restaurant around the corner, this again was really nice. Stanley was really helpful offering his advice and local knowledge, I have always wanted to do the Great White cage diving, Stanley booked me in with Marine Dynamics, again a great company and a fantastic experience (see my review). Unfortunately this meant an early start so we missed Lainy's fantastic breakfast, her words not mine. I would definitely recommend this B&B, it is in a nice place and run by a nice helpful couple. We will hopefully return in November 2015 for some whale watching and this time for a longer stay, Thank you to Stanley, Lainy and the staff.

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 20, 2014

Rooms and bathroom are very nice.
Great view over the ocean.
Great owners,
Delicious breakfast.
Very friendly and hospitality is very good.

We enjoyed our stay, even it was only one night,
Thanks so much

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 20, 2014

Very beautiful B&B with a great team making you feel like at friends.
We really enjoyed our stay a lot and wished to stay longer. We definitely will come back at next trip to South Africa - looking forward to this!
Thanks a lot to Lainy, Stanley and all lovely girls!

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 2, 2014

Great see views from all rooms, really big "spa" bathroom.
The b&b owners are really friendly with kind of a hippie envieroment going on.
The are really no beaches around or anything else, so you´ll have to drive a bit.

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 14, 2014

Beautiful home with an incredible view over the ocean. Delicious breakfast as well! Very much enjoyed our stay, even if it was only one night. Wish we could have stayed longer! Thanks so much, we will be back.

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 7, 2014

It's a B&B where dreams come true. Great owners, fantastic location, wonderful breakfast, top rooms. 100% satisfaction. Excellent restaurant close by (Koek...).
Thank you, Stanley and Lenie...we will be back !

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 5, 2014

Dear Lainy!
Dear Stanley!

It has been seven nights since we went away. Although we really enjoy traveling through South Africa, we must admit: we miss you and the Whalesong Lodge in every second. It is always good to discover new things, but still: we miss you and the Lodge. We had some great days with you, your family, your friends and your wonderful staff. You all create a magical place that is so unique in every aspect - wow, we just do not want to leave this place. Your deep interest in food, new trends, healthy and biodynamic lifestyle and your good knowledge of how to create and sustain good vibrations and energies has always been an indefinite inspiration for us. You achieve in meeting all expectations and yet also succeed in surprising us with new input. We are very grateful that we met Brett this time - his massages were outstanding.

It is really devastating, because throughout the last days we were constantly discussing our next visits in august and december. Cannot let alone. Until then we keep you in our hearts and dream of a little bit of Whalesong in our every day life. Cannot imagine a better way to exist.

Kisses to De Kelders,
J&S

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Whalesong Lodge

Address: 83 Cliff Street | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Gansbaai
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 30 B&Bs / Inns in Gansbaai
Price Range: $161 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Whalesong Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A Seafront guesthouse overlooking the picturesque Walker Bay with views stretching from the white sand dunes of Die Plaat past Hermanus all the way to Cape Point. The area offers excellent whale watching, shark cage diving, horse riding, diverse fynbos, coastal cliffs and deserted beaches situated only 2 hr from Cape Town just before Gansbaai famous for its Great White Sharks. ... more   less 
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