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Warendorf, Germany
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The Bay Lodge is a perfect B&B for spending a relaxing holiday. Villieria and her daughter spoiled us with delicious breakfasts and even took into consideration the special diet and likes and dislikes of members of the family. Without getting up whale watching we enjoyed well protected under comfortable duvets, binoculars at hand.

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scotland
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights here and enjoyed our stay very much. The owner/host, Villeria, was really friendly and helpful with a great sense of humour. We had a huge room on the ground floor with a big verandah. Our bed was just so comfortable - I never wanted to get up! Breakfast was very good, lots of fresh fruit and...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Valeria was an absolutely wonderful hostess at this B&B. She communicated often and clearly leading up to the stay. She put us in the best room in the building with wonderful views of the ocean -- and we saw whales and dolphins right from our room! We were not able to partake in breakfast because we had to get up...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 2 February 2015

I just noticed that I forgot to review this place although I have stayed there three times until now:) The guesthouse is facing the ocean, we always had a room with a balcony facing the sea and last October we could just sit there and watch the whales play..So amazing! And it is very close to Gansbaai so for us...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2014

We stayed at the The Bay Lodge during our Garden Route holiday and found it to be an excellent guest house. This was mainly because we loved our host-- Villeria's sense of humour and warmth gave the place a feeling of home. She gave us the best restaurant recommendation of our entire trip, which made our stay in Gansbaai even...

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Thank Heathrmaye
Reviewed 16 October 2014 via mobile

We loved out stay! Perfect location perfect hostess perfect soul perfect setting perfect whales perfect partner perfect happiness - a must. Take the time to connect with a lady of soul and to replenish your own soul. Wonderful experience - we adored every moment

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Thank Caren H
Hammelburg
Reviewed 12 September 2014

located in de Kelders with perfect view onto the sea. We saw many wales passing-by closely. Large rooms, well equipped and free internet is available. English Breakfast is freshly cooked to order. Very personal attendance of Giddy Villiera (owner). The beds are very comfortable and and it is very quiet there. Good Restaurants close by (recommended and booked by Giddy...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Great place, great location and above it all, great host - Villieria made us feel at home from the minute we parked our car. Such a nice and welcoming lady. The house is very well located, the rooms are like a sweet dream and the breakfast served with great smile. Don't miss it.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 30 July 2014

The perfect place in the perfect location ! Villieria's house is just beautiful, with a great sea view. A delicious and abundant breakfast, perfect for a long day of excursion. little and lovely attention from the owner make you feel like being at home. She also helped us for shark diving booking and best restaurant or activities in the area...

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2014

The charming host makes up for a rather poor room. Very hot with a tiny bathroom. It did have good sea views. The veranda was okay whilst it was shady but as the sun came over it was far too hot. It was a shared veranda and could be a problem if guests smoked there. The breakfast although not special...

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Address: 15 Birkenhead Street | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Gansbaai
Price Range: $86 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bay Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Rooms 1 & 2 have views of the bay.”
 of 5 bubbles JenniferR893, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Definitely take a room with a balcony!”
 of 5 bubbles IsabellaFarAway, 2 Feb 2015 | Read review
“seaview rooms”
 of 5 bubbles hofhab, 12 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Ask for the front room facing the sea, with the large balcony”
 of 5 bubbles Hati2, 31 Jan 2013 | Read review
“If you are in room one (the room with the best view) you will need to close all windows and doors when it's windy otherwise the chimney will be whisteling in your ears the whole night !!”
 of 5 bubbles Lionsguesthouse-Els, 16 Jan 2013 | Read review
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