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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Renee is friendly and a good host, she gave us good tips for the journey. Rich Breakfast with sea view. Opposite the street is a nice Restaurant with very good African Food and a big Whale Skeleton under the roof.

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hosts were very friendly. The breakfast was very good. They organised Reservation for dinner at the Restaurants. They were very helpful. They organised a shuttle something like that. We were completly satisfied. The Location is nice but you have to know it is in Kleinbaai not in Gansbaai than you will find it easier

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Mainz, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic vacation - much too short - in a lovely Guesthouse. Never experienced more hospitality and friendliness before. Rooms are lovely decorated, breakfast delicious. Perfect for those who want to do Shark Cage Diving or take long walks along the seaside. Many many Thanks to Rene

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Mol, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want the real big white shark experience this is the place to be. Very close to the harbour where all the "shark-boats" set off. You can have a nice dinner in the restaurant across the street.Our suite was very spacious and practical. A bit outdated but soon to be renovated. Quite some noide from other adjacent room.Lady of...

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Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were welcomed by very friendly staff upon our arrival. They made us feel right at home. The room has a lot of character and there is a common area upstairs to hang out and relax. Highly recommanded to traveler looking for a quiet place to stay away from town. As the location is a bit far from the main...

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Powys, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent friendly, comfortable accomodation we were sorry to have only booked one night. Renee gave us lots of helpful local information we would love a return visit as there is lots to see and do. Breakfast was plentiful and relaxed and there was a good choice.

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rene is a very enthusiastic and friendly host, showing us round the place and giving us trip advice for the area too. Although the overall place is large and well kept, the room was very small, with not enough storage to unpack belongings, and bedding felt ever so slightly damp. Nice comfy bed. Nice and clean. Lovely communal areas. We...

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Liege Province, Belgium
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay in the Guest House: rooms were very comfortable, the guest house was very well equipped and breakfast was hearty and excellent. It was also very well located for a boat trip to watch wales or for cage diving with the sharks.

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Zurich
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We really enjoyed our stay here, enjoyed a warm welcome. Everything very clean and a good breakfast in the morning. Nice view from the top floor where there was a common terrace . Breakfast was also delicious.

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Very personal welcome by our host Rene! The rooms are very nice, and there is a large kitchen for everyone's use and a comfortable living room for all guests with a great view on the bay. Breakfast was excellent. Rene even arranged a whale watching tour for us on short notice, which was a very impressive experience.

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Featuring views of the Atlantic Ocean, White Shark Guest House is located in Kleinbaai/Gansbaai, 400 metres from the harbour where shark cage diving and whale watching takes place. It offers elegant rooms, a large living room, and free WiFi throughout the property. Each room at White Shark Guest House is decorated in a mix between rustic and contemporary, including exposed brick walls and modern furniture. They all offer a private bathroom, and some come with a private deck and spa bath. Breakfast is served every morning on the deck overlooking the ocean. Dining options are available upon request, and guests have access to a communal kitchen and BBQ facilities. Activities like shark cage diving and whale watching can be arrange on behalf of guests. A nine hole golf course and the African Penguin & Seabird Sanctuary is 1 km away, while Walker Bay Nature Reserve is 15 km away. The property is 155 km from Cape Town International Airport and a shuttle service can be organized upon request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about White Shark Guest House

Address: 2 Geelbek Street | Van Dyk's Bay, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Gansbaai
Price Range: $84 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — White Shark Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“My room was on the lower level and had lovely balcony with the view that was great to wake up to and have coffee watching sunrise..”
 of 5 bubbles ZanaM244, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Wow-- Great Guest House A++++++”
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  • View from the lounge. Awesome!!!!!
 of 5 bubbles M7640OSdianes, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“You can ask for the first room at the top of the stairs if you want a nice balcony and a beautiful view. But I would reserve in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles jasonpH1018GJ, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed downstairs at the main building - 2 splendid rooms interconnected with a small living room and kitchen. Beautiful bathrooms !!”
 of 5 bubbles 214luct, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
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