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Brisan On The Canals

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful location overlooking canal. Brian and Sandy are excellent hosts and the accommodation comfortable and spotless. Ideal for a stopover or longer. Thoroughly recommend the Canal trip on Brian's boat.

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Kevin I, General Manager at Brisan On The Canals, responded to this review

Thank you Mark for choosing 'Brisan on the Canals' for your stop over, we certainly look forward to your return and hopefully you will enjoy our establishment for a longer time, and with so much to do and experience in the area we are sure it will be memorable.

East London, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent accommodation,the B&B is on the river bend. We did not catch the boat, but we say the faces of those who had been out on it, they seemed to have had fun. The B&B boat leaves at about 4:30pm be sure to catch it. The view is wonderful. Such a warm welcome, tranquil and wonderful breakfast. Its a must...

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Stayed 2 nights really nice Guest House serving a good breakfast! perfect location - run by a lovely couple Kevin & Ursula who made us very welcome. The boat trip with Kevin was fun what a great guy very entertaining - we had some great time's here during our stay. Thank you both we hope to return again soon.

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Dirksland, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 March 2017

as returning customer we found it first a bit disappointing not to find Sandra and Brian, but Kevin and Ursula did everything to make us comfortable. They proved to be a worthy replacement and excellent hosts. And of course we will be back next year, DV. Ted & Joop Servaas.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

What a breath of fresh air to meet pukker Resort Management people who actually revell in their work! We were treated so well that we felt positively welcome and made comfy in their B&B. Kevin and Ursula - our thanks to the both of you. Hopefully we'll meet again. Totally impressed with Cape St Francis. ❤❤❤

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Durban
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

The house is perfectly positioned on the beautiful canals of St Francis Bay! We were warmly welcomed by Ursula - with a much needed drink! Our room was clean, comfortable and had everything we needed plus a lovely view of the canal! The breakfasts are yummy! An absolute must is the canal cruise hosted by Captain Kevin who entertained us...

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Tervuren, Belgium
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Great location right on the canal with their own private boat that can be rented for sunset cruises. Very friendly people with lots of knowledge of the local history. Close to restaurants and town centre.

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Ware, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

An interesting cruise round the canals with our skipper Kevin. Very knowledgable and great fun. Was just us and cruised for over an hour. Kevin then walked us to our restaurant. A drink onboard too. Very reasonable price.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Kevin & Ursh...WOW...WOW...WOW. Your hospitality, energy, eagerness & willingness really blew us away! Thank you for such a fantastic December holiday...one we will never forget. We will be back & can highly recommend Brisan to any family looking to have some time away. Brisan is beautiful...felt like home...away from home. Also, take advantage of Captain Kev! The cruises up &...

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brisanbedandbreakfas, Owner at Brisan On The Canals, responded to this review

Thanks to our super Management Couple, Kevin and Ursula, for carrying on our long standing reputation of excellence in ensuring that you had such a fabulous holiday at Brisan on the Canals. We would love to see you back in St Francis Bay again.

Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We stayed here for 2 nights and found the room, beds and general facilities to a high standard. We had a ground floor room overlooking the canal. Breakfast was individually cooked by Ursula and very tasty, although the 7-9 am slot may be a little early for some travellers. Kevin is an enthusiastic host and always ready to offer assistance....

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Thanks so much for taking the time and effort to post a review of Brisan on the Canals. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Brisan On The Canals

Address: 7 Spray Avenue, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Saint Francis Bay
Price Range: €49 - €73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Brisan On The Canals 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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