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Stockport, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great stay as part of our trip along the Garden Route Port Elizabeth to Capetown. Very comfortable accommodation extremely warm welcome from Suzette. Excellent evening dinner on our last night delicious well cooked food and attentive service. Swimming pool area was well serviced and clean a lovely place to wind down late afternoon.

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A wonderful away from it all spot. Tranquil and comfortable. Yet only a few minutes from St Francis Bay centre. Loved the extras e.g. Bath salts Balcony fab place to chill and listen to the silence only interrupted by call of the birds and insects

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Saint Francis Bay
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have stayed at Dune Ridge four times in the past 12 months - sometimes a month in duration. Sarah and the team made my visits feel like home and their kindness was much appreciate when you're 10,000 miles from home. Mr. Paul

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George, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Appreciate the time everyone took at Dune Ridge to really give us personalized service! Way beyond the norm...even for a 5 star guest house! Nothing was rushed....everything was explained in thorough details..from amenities, facilities to things to do in the area. Will definitely recommend this gem of a place!

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely Place. Lovely Food. Lovely gardens and facilities Suzette and the team are incredible. On one specific night, she was kind enough to set up a table for us outside (white linen, white napkins and wine glasses with a beautiful arrangement and a tasty salad) so that we could braai our own meet. It was too beautiful for words. They...

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DuneRidgeSFB, Owner at Dune Ridge Country House, responded to this review

Thank You so much for the wonderful review of the guesthouse and our lovely Team. Its great to be able to give my team feedback like this as they take so much pride in what they do - Brandon especially. He is an absolute Gem and we feel very blessed to have him part of our team at Dune Ridge....

surrey
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for just one night at the Dune but wished it had been a lot longer . The welcome was outstanding as we were met as soon as the car was parked . The country house was just as I imagined an African game reserve house would be and was like something from the film OUT OF AFRICA. Unfortunately...

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DuneRidgeSFB, Owner at Dune Ridge Country House, responded to this review

Thank You so much for the wonderful review!! We always try an encourage our guests to stay for longer than a night so that they can truly experience the guesthouse and what the area has to offer. You'll just have to come back in the not too distant future to sample one of our beautifully prepared dinners. Once again thank...

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lodge is nice and Suzette, the manager, very attentive. Although the accommodation lacks nothing in terms of comfort, there is not really an attractive surrounding. With Seraphine as chef, the food is excellent. The service however, needs more training.

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Hi there Many thanks for the review and feedback regarding your stay with us. Im sorry that you do not feel that the surroundings are not attractive. We had been experiencing extreme heat the past couple of days that you stayed and with a result some of the grass at the pool area was a little brown despite us trying...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

From our friendly welcome by the hostess with refreshing home-made ice tea, to the beautiful and well-appointed rooms and the delectable fine-dining, to the lovely walks in the unique coastal bush, this place was magnificent! We were even lucky enough to see a Cape Eagle Owl on the property one evening - well worth a visit!

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DuneRidgeSFB, Owner at Dune Ridge Country House, responded to this review

Thank You so much for the absolutely beautiful review of our property and staff. Our coastal forest walk from the guesthouse to the dunes is such a special trail and totally unique to the area. And then there are the Cape Eagle Owls....what more can we say to that. Their call as the sun starts to set in the evening...its...

Saint Francis Bay
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Great farm atmosphere. Excellent service, staff is willing to go out of their way to assist with guest's needs. Great swimmingpool area. The food was great. Only recommendation is to install airconditioners in the rooms.

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Dear Sir, Many thanks for the review of our place. I am absolutely thrilled that you had a wonderful stay with us and that our staff were so tentative. With regards to the air conditioners in the rooms - we dont feel that it is entirely necessary since we dont experience extreme temperatures very often. St Francis Bay has a...

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 27 December 2016

A MUST on every visit to SA! My place where I find peace. From the moment you step in until the moment we leave we are treated by friendly and helpfull staff. The food and wine is also a MUST. Will see you again on our next visit:)

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in an extraordinary location on the outskirts of the picturesque village of St Francis Bay, this country house epitomises tranquility. This intimate family run guest house surrounded by rich coastal fynbos, an abundance of birdlife and large gardens typifies comfort and charm without compromising service or attention to detail. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dune Ridge Country House

Address: 80 Taragona Road, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Saint Francis Bay
Price Range: $207 - $365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dune Ridge Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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