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Bonstetten, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 March 2014

all was perfect - from A to Z. What else should I say... Gideon the perfect host. Gideon the perfect tour advisor. Ah, what a breakfast. The path along the rocky shore is just magnificant, though a bit too hot when we were there. Unfortunately we had to leave the day after and could not give it another try.

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North Essex
Reviewed 25 February 2014

People who think luxury in SA means Cape Grace are deluding themselves. If you want the ultimate, then stay here. The most amazing sea view you could ever have. Great breakfasts Amazing deserted beaches No crime. ..but the most important of all, the best hosts you could ever wish for. Gideon, Gill and their staff (Nico and Chantelle) are so...

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Thank Rob-Howlett
Cape Town
Reviewed 18 February 2014

We had such a positive experience - from the moment we booked until we checked out. The service is very professional but still friendly and accessible. With no road (and traffic) separating the guest house from the cliffs and ocean, it's the ultimate location for relaxing and enjoying the beautiful scenery. And the best breakfast ever (and we are foodies!)

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Thank Stephanie L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2014

Location amazing. Service, second to none. From the first greeting to the last goodbye. Very modern and spacious rooms, East Room has own balcony over the sea and extra outdoor shower. Excellent restaurants nearby. Very quiet area. Amazing cliff top walks and deserted beaches. Don't go anywhere else in this area.

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Meerssen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 February 2014

Very nice reception by owner and explanation of how to reach the beautiful, practically private beach. Superb views over the spectacular rocks and deep blue see. Beautiful room with private terrace and close to the small swimming pool. The breakfast was served by owner and included the best ever poached eggs! A wonderful tranquile spot. During the September-December season you...

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Thank Wouter D
UK
Reviewed 7 February 2014

We had another great stay at Cliff Lodge and again our time there was too short. The Ocean Suite is wonderful, loads of inside and outside space with great views, so much so that you just don't want to leave the room! The staff are all great and looked after us extremely well. And the breakfasts are amazing, the poached...

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Thank turkishfan
Maidenhead,Berkshire,UK
Reviewed 4 February 2014

From the moment you arrive you are aware this is somewhere special. Nothing is too much trouble for the Gideon and his excellent team. The uninterrupted view of the sea and rocks below the house is magical. De Kelders has a really pleasant unspoilt atmosphere.

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Thank RGBerks
Vereeniging
Reviewed 19 January 2014

Excellent place to stay. Well trained staff, helpful and attantive. It has a tremendous good sea view and deck to watch and relax. The place is surrounded by excellent restaurants. The staff made dinner suggestions and bookings for us.

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Thank Mark F
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 12 January 2014

It is like coming home. The personal service, the details, the breakfast and the spectacular views are the highlights of Cliff Lodge. Gideon, Chantal an Niko make you feel at home. They give tips on what to see and help with lunch and dinner reservations. But really, if you stay in the Ocean Suite, after a perfect breakfast, you just...

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Thank CuriousGeorge88
London
Reviewed 11 January 2014 via mobile

A small boutique hotel which offers spectacular views onto the sea, access to a nature reserve which caters to walkers, swimmers and runners and accommodation in well designed rooms which will immediately make you feel at home. A great experience for anyone looking for a special stay. All staff are friendly and helpful and they make delicious homemade carrot cake.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: €188 - €275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cliff Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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