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East Sussex
Reviewed 12 November 2013

We stayed for three nights and couldn't fault anything. The attention to small detail is what sets the really good B&B's apart and this is a really excellent place. The staff here are truly exceptional. We were lucky to be upgraded to the Ocean Suite which is huge and has uninterrupted views across the bay. We were recommended good places...

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Stevenston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2013

Coming from Scotland to this beautiful little cove. made my holiday.The whales the hosts and staff were first class and helpful with local knowledge! The lodge itself was immaculate and the breakfast was first class. A big thanks to Gideon ,and staff for a memorable stay. Would recommend to all who travel down this way

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 November 2013

The setting, the accommodation and the staff at Cliff Lodge are exceptional. Every time we entered our room we were in awe of the incredible view and sound of the ocean directly in front of us. We have stayed in top hotels (Four Seasons, etc.) in many destinations and have never had better service than at Cliff Lodge. All you...

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2013

We have just returned from our first holiday in South Africa. During our trip we stayed at a range of places from Cape Town along the Garden Route but Cliff Lodge was the unexpected definite highlight of our holiday. The lodge is in a perfect location - we will never forget the time spent sat on the terrace watching the...

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Salzburg, Austria
Reviewed 29 October 2013

It has been some time since we visited this wonderful place, but we talk about it frequently and with great pleasure! The B&B is absolutely incredible! Our room was very nice (just the fridge was a little bit too loud during the night), with a wonderful view to the bay - as we stayed in late November we were able...

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Lagos, Nigeria
Reviewed 24 October 2013

It's difficult to know how to even start to describe this wonderful place and people who run it! My husband and I visited South Africa with another couple--friends of ours. Gideon was very kind to help us secure the Ocean Suite and the North Room for all three nights of our stay. The views from these two rooms were phenomenal!!!...

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Scotland
Reviewed 22 October 2013

We took the Ocean suite for 2 nights in this amazing B and B , on the cliffs in De Kelders and we sooo wish we had had more time there. Gideon and his staff have thought of everything you could possibly want and as a result you have the most fantastic experience. The ocean suite is vast with views...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 8 October 2013

We sadly only spent one night at the Cliff lodge. We were greeted by Chantelle who welcomed us warmly and provided information on the surrounding area. Unfortunately due to the weather we were not able to do the shark cage diving we had booked for the following day. We had requested ocean view rooms and had spectacular views over the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2013

Perfect location, rooms, views, staff, facilities and thats just the tip of the iceberg. Gideon and his staff were fantastic as was the more than ample fresh breakfast each day. The views from the terraces of the ocean and the right whales were amazing and something that gave this place a unique feel. Restaurant recommendations (excellent recommendations at that!) and...

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Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 1 October 2013

We recently stayed for one night during our honeymoon in SA. Cliff Lodge was a great find, and we are so pleased we choose to stay in de Kelders as opposed to the much busier Hermanus. The location is perfect overlooking the bay and our hosts were really helpful, having already made a booking at a local restaurant before we...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on the cliffs, right above the sea with breathtaking views across Walker Bay, Cliff Lodge is 35km from Hermanus and 5km from Gansbaai, in the tranquil village of De Kelders. Luxurious, individually decorated bedrooms have sea views and open onto outside patios. Rooms range from standard side sea view rooms to a spacious sea front room, and a luxurious penthouse suite - perfect for honeymooners or an executive getaway. Our comfortable guest lounge has tea and coffee making facilities, a well-stocked honesty bar and a library of books about the area. The all-weather conservatory and sea front deck have spectacular 180-degree ocean and mountain views. This is the perfect spot to sample the local Overberg wines or enjoy our excellent coffee, while watching whales or the spectacular sun sets over Walker Bay. Our swimming pool has the perfect location, right on the cliff top overlooking the sea, and the unspoilt beaches of the Walker Bay Nature Reserve are a short walk from Cliff Lodge. At Cliff Lodge we offer a level of service that is always attentive, but never intrusive. The atmosphere is relaxed and informal, and with only five rooms we are able to cater to each guest's needs. Whale watching season is spectacular from Cliff Lodge, and the world famous Gansbaai shark diving trips are just 10km away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cliff Lodge

Address: 5 Cliff Street | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Gansbaai
Price Range: $251 - $343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cliff Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Every room is unique and beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles katrinallers, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ocean facing”
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“All rooms have an ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles davidbellamy2016, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ocean Suite has the best views i have ever seen! Perfect for relaxing and whale watching in the winter months.”
 of 5 bubbles leapylex, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ocean Facing is a must - Otherwise you'll be jealous! Kids would be fine in non ocean facing.”
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