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New York, USA
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60 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2013

We have stayed with Gerhard and Alet a number of times over the past 8 years and every occasion has been a delight. The location is unparalleled. As the longest-established bed and breakfast in the area, you will not find a better authority on -- and sightings of -- whales, pods of dolphins, porcupines, mongoose, not to mention the spectacular... More 

1 Thank SixContinentChick
Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2013

We stayed with Gerhard & Alet in October for 3 nights. It was a pleasure to stay in their beautiful home. They are such a lovely couple who are so friendly, helpful and informative and Alet arranged our whale watching boat trip which was a great experience. The view of the whales from Elmein room was fantastic - it was... More 

2 Thank jude0113
Altdorf bei Nurnberg, Germany
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 December 2012

In November we spent 3 days at the De Kelders B&B. The wonderful guesthouse is situated on the cliff directly at the sea and is the perfect place for "relaxing with whales". A very special thanks to Alet and Gerhard, we were not like guests but more part of the family for our time there. The picnic with you down... More 

1 Thank Christian H
Nendaz, Switzerland
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2012

We're staying at this B&B right now for 2 more nights, and to be honest, it is just perfect. I am actually right now watching the whales playing only a 100m from the room. We're staying in Elmien room, it has a little balcony and is big enough. breakfast is great with all you need. The hosts are very nice... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2012

Whale watching in Walker Bay is best from De Kelders and this is the most wonderful place to stay while you do that. Alet and Gerard are like your favorite Aunt and Uncle and welcome you into their home. This was our second stay in this comfortable and homely house and we will be returning every year during whale season.... More 

2 Thank JetLaggedMaureen
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2012

Hosts Gerard and Alet are utterly charming and serve delicious breakfasts. Extremely comfortable home on the cliffs wonderfully situated above Walker Bay, which abounds with whales during the season July to November. Rooms are very comfortable and some are sea facing with wonderful balconies to sit and watch the whales. Lovely walks along the cliff edge to Hermanus or Gansbaai.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 21 August 2012

We stayed at De Kelders during the winter season in hopes of watching the whales and we were very pleased we did! This was a great B&B with amazing views, great rooms, excellent breakfast and wonderful hosts! Upon arrival we were offered an upgrade to the Whale Room which was much appreciated. We had booked a whale watching boat trip... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 February 2012

We stayed at this spotless and welcoming B&B with direct access to the ocean for only one night - wish we could have stayed for longer as the hosts were so kind and hospitable. The location is out of this world.Parking is easy and the bedrooms and bathrooms are stunning and very private.

1 Thank Carrie C
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9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 August 2011

Great place. Ask for room with ocean views. Family-like bed and breakfast. Amazing views on the ocean and on the whales. The owners are very helpful and they know a LOT about whales. Much quieter than Hermanus. Excellent value.

2 Thank iabobby
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 November 2010

When we arrived we were greeted warmly by Alet who directed us to our room. There are 4 rooms in all and we were in Elmien. Your could see the sea from the bed and it had a wonderful balcony which had an uninterrunpted view of the whales. If location is what you are looking for, then this is the... More 

2 Thank Debra29

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Address: 18 Steyn Street, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Gansbaai
Number of rooms: 4
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“We had the James Room which overlooks the garden and ocean. We loved it!”
 of 5 bubbles allisonp762, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
“the room on the kitchen level has a balcony. the downstairs room is really luxurious, but the sea view is somewhat obscured by shrubs, unless you a bird fanatic!”
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 of 5 bubbles CaptainChris1980, 23 Mar 2014 | Read review
“one of the rooms overlooking the bay”
 of 5 bubbles martinSussex, 22 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Elmien, named after their daughter, has the best views of all and a large private balcony”
 of 5 bubbles GREENSEssex, 12 Nov 2013 | Read review
“The Elmien room has a GREAT view of the ocean, as does the whale room. Pick either of these - they are worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles InekeParis, 3 Oct 2013 | Read review
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