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Wiesbaden, Germany
Reviewed 16 March 2013

Overbooking seems to be a serious issue in this establishment (see other ratings) - we booked the prime suite, which we were informed at the time of arrival (!) was occupied due to overbooking. Guess this was already known before we arrived however no notice from establishment - for the price you're paying here this is an absolut NO-GO!!! It...

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4Thank Eckart J
Reviewed 8 March 2013 via mobile

Very nice place, unfortunately the little appartment downstairs wasn't completely what we expected. A little on the expensive side for what you get. Anna, the extremely friendly and nice lady made our stay! The location is great!

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Zutphen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 February 2013

We were promised( by means of Booking.com) a room with an ocean view, balcony , and wifi. What we got was a room too small even to accomodate a single chair. It was named Beach room and on the ground floor so, obviously, it didn't have a balcony. Unfortunately, it didn't have a seaview either, just a fence 2 metres...

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2Thank lubbert S
Cape Town
Reviewed 10 January 2013

We visited Whales Way with some friends of ours and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The rooms were very clean and spacious. The view overlooking the cliff onto the ocean was breathtaking. Location wise this place is a dream. It is not far from some good restaurants. Our hosts were so awesome putting in some specially made sandwiches for us as...

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Thank Reagan M
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 8 June 2012

I went to Whalesway for a weekend getaway to escape city life. It was indeed a great experience. The rooms are tranquil and plush. I loved the linen and towels. The host is very friendly, even though I broke the key to my room! They serve a delicious breakfast (and the chef is nice too). But the sea view from...

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Benoni, South Africa
Reviewed 22 March 2012

We went to Whale's Way for the first part of our honeymoon and stayed in the Ocean suite. When we walked into the suite, my wife couldn't believe her eyes and hugged me and jumped up and down at the same time. The suite is breath taking with a view of the ocean from the bed and a view of...

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Thank Stephan S
Kempten, Germany
Reviewed 5 March 2012

Lovely house on the cliffs with a great view of the sea! Very friendly staff and a polite and helpful host. Excellent breakfast on the magnificent terrace. Unfortunately we were there at the wrong time of the year for whale watching.

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1Thank heike p
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 4 March 2012

Whale's Way is set high up on a bluff overlooking the Ocean in Wilderness. There are 4 rooms and we saw 3 of them and all seemed very well done. The more expensive rooms are larger and on the upper floor of the B&B so they have more to view, but the lower room on the main floor we had...

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1Thank 72kingscc
Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2012

Just beautiful!! Location is high up with spectacular views of the sea, and the house itself is beautiful. What topped it off though was the hospitality of Deidre and the guy (sorry can’t remember name!) they were friendly, helpful, informative and go out of their way to assist you. On Valentines day we were given a glass of champagne at...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2011

We only stayed for one night in Whales Way and really wanted to stay longer. We had booked the Sky Penthouse Suite but had been upgraded to the Ocean View Suite which was just stunning. The room was enormous with amazing views from the floor to ceiling windows, the ocean at one end and the mountains at the other. The...

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Whale's Way is a stunning ocean-front retreat where you feel at home from the moment you arrive. Enjoy the spectacular ocean and mountain views and watch whales and dolphins from your bedroom. Most of the rooms have ocean views, TV, DVD and CD player. The style is light and open-plan with a natural elegance. The Penthouse rooms are particularly luxurious and decadent, perfect for those who appreciate the best of everything. Relax in the jacuzzi overlooking the Indian Ocean, walk along the deserted beach, enjoy a breathtaking sunset and be lulled to sleep by the sound of the waves. Many fine golf courses nearby. Close proximity to activities such as canoeing, paragliding, horse riding and more. Award-winning restaurants close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whale's Way Ocean Retreat

Address: 858 6th Avenue, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Wilderness
Price Range: ₹ 4,517 - ₹ 13,074 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Whale's Way Ocean Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The top floor rooms are more expensive, but they have the best views and are really lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles car0liney0ung, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“take a room with the view on the ocean!”
 of 5 bubbles alainandannemarie, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There was nothing wrong with the rooms. Everything was clean and ready for your arrival.”
 of 5 bubbles jeffgO8789XW, 1 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Both suites have flight of outside stairs, so not suitable for anyone with mobility problem. There are three rooms on the main level.”
 of 5 bubbles 113marymac, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The best views are definitely the Sky Suite or Ocean Room. I had a lovely view of the garden and the room was warm and sunny.”
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 of 5 bubbles 565ms1958, 15 Jun 2015 | Read review
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