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Marebella Seafront Guesthouse

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Somerset
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Gerhard and Shalene are welcoming, friendly and helpful hosts. Shalene went out of her way to make restaurant bookings for us in advance of our arrival. Had she not done that, the restaurants would all have been full. She also booked us onto a whale viewing boat trip which was hugely successful. Marebella is a lovely home that is at...

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about Marebella, we have enjoyed your company very much. It was to our delight that the whale viewing boat trip was such a success and such an unforgettable experience for you. To both of you our very best wishes and we look forward to welcome you again here at Marebella. Gerhard and Shalene

Vashon, Washington
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Our first stay at Marebella was in Oct. 2013. Our second stay was Sept. 13th - 14th 2016. Gerhard and Shalene could not be any nicer and they know the area very well. You can relay on them to suggest local restaurants, make reservations for you, and if needed, Gerhard can supply guests with excellent South African wines from his...

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your compliments and kind words, it was our absolute pleasure to welcome you again at Marebella. Your enthusiasm for us and our area definitely calls for another visit and as this Austrian says, “We´ll be waiting for you”. Be safe, enjoy your autumn and drop us a line sometimes of how you are. Best wishes,...

Reviewed 18 September 2016

Very easy going couple running this B&B. Last minute decision.Got the adress from a colleague.Beautiful surroundings and views. Lots to do in the vicinity and good restaurants. And some great wines to choose from. We're definitely going back some day.

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

So glad that you enjoyed Marebella, our surroundings and our restaurants during your spontaneous stay. It would be a great pleasure to welcome you back when you are in Cape Town again. Best wishes, Gerhard and Shalene

La Roche-sur-Yon, France
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Marebella came very highly recommended by a friend and we were certainly not disappointed! It was everything that we had hoped for and much more besides! Gerhard and Shalene are delightful hosts and make a great team! They made us feel so at home from the moment we arrived.They quickly organised us into going out for dinner at one of...

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

Your review and comments are just incredible. Bless your friend who recommended Marebella to you! It is such a pleasure for us to discuss and offer our suggestions and recommendations when guests are as enthusiastic as you have been. From the Blue Goose restaurant, which you so much enjoyed, to our coast line and our Marebella interior, you just enjoyed...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Gerhard and Shalene truly know the meaning of hospitality and made us feel welcomed from the moment we arrived! My husband and I were on our honeymoon looking for a quiet place to stay, with an unspoiled oceanview and without the hustle and bustle of the city and tourists. Marebella offered this and much more. With only 2 private rooms...

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

These are truly compliments which make us so proud and so very happy. Your enthusiasm for our nature, your friendliness and your happiness together all contributed to an unforgettable encounter between us. Also we thank you for staying with us and for reminding us again how important it is not to just open our doors but also our hearts. We...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Shalene & Gerhard truly understand what is required to make guests feel welcome. Within minutes we felt like we were staying with friends - they are so helpful and eager to make your stay amazing. There are only the two rooms in the b&b located across the hall from one another. Both have the same view that overlooks the ocean...

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

Also for us it was a delight having you both staying with us and also that we were able to be part of your birthday celebration. We are also very happy that your birthday dinner at the Blue Goose was such a success and that the owner so very kindly contributed to fetch you and bring you back again to...

Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Gerhard and Shalene were wonderful hosts making sure we had everything we needed. They spent time with us to give us great tips to our make our stay with them awesome! Great restaurant recommendations and additional help with other over night accommodations given.

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure to have met you both and that you enjoyed Marebella and our restaurant recommendation so much. We enjoyed our inspiring conversations together over breakfast very much and sincerely hope, that we see each other again. Travel well, all the very best, Gerhard and Shalene

Schilde, Belgium
Reviewed 22 March 2016

We would recommend this adres for natural seasidelovers in a quiet corner of SA. The vieuw is overwelming. The house is large, clean, modern. The landlord is very hospitable and helpfull to advise you. Gansbay is not a touristic place but you find everything nearby in Hermanus.

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

So glad that you enjoyed our lttle peace of paradise and also your stay with us at Marebella. It would be our pleasure to welcome you again should you plan to travel to South Africa again. To both of you best wishes, Gerhard and Shalene

Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We had a great stay at the beautiful house of Shalene and Gerhard Pirker. They are wonderful hosts and they also gave us some great tips to a beautiful beach and excellent restaurant nearby (The Blue Goose). We have already stayed with them twice and will definitely return! A little gem in Gansbaai.

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

What a pleasure it has been for us having been able to welcome you again at Marebella, this time together with your lovely friends. It is not only wonderful having you here at our little place in paradise, but also great fun. Your information about your world travels are not only most interesting but also very inspiring. We already look...

Worben, Switzerland
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We stayed for two nights in this Guesthouse and we liked it very much. The room was very comfortable, the view to the bay was wonderful and the hosting was excellent. We can recommend Marebella totally.

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive comments that you have enjoyed yourselves so much at Marebella. We are glad that you had stunning days and that you experienced our (still) beautiful weather. We would love to welcome you back should you decide to travel again to our region. Best wishes and Gruezi, Gerhard and Shalene

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spacious luxury guest rooms on the seafront with 180 degree uninterrupted panoramic sea views of Walker Bay. Whale watching from your room and private terrace from June to December. Owner-run by Gerhard and Shalene Pirker. German spoken. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marebella Seafront Guesthouse

Address: 29 Cliff Street | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Gansbaai
Price Range: $126 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“All have wonderful sea views”
 of 5 bubbles kiwisfly, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms are fine”
 of 5 bubbles HorstRiven, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“2 rooms - no difference”
 of 5 bubbles outlaws_2000, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Perfect location in De Kelders, the place to be in the season that the whales are.”
 of 5 bubbles 417travelagent, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Both guest rooms have lovely views and are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles TrekkingTraveller, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
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