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Reviewed 10 January 2017

I thoroughly recommend the Blue Whale Lodge in Mossel Bay, run by hosts Mariki and Reinier Zwiegers. Halfway between Cape town and Port Elizabeth and close to the N2. A home from home for me and each time I am close, I will not fail to stop off and stay there. I will even change my trip to add it...

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mariki_10, Owner at Blue Whale Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Suki, it is always a pleasure to see and accommodate you. You are family now. Go well.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We arrived with no booking & were treated by the owner as "distant relatives"!!! Or so it felt! A rare occurrence & absolutely delightful! He could not have done more re: efficient, fast check in / information regarding dining opportunities; general tourist information; maps etc. The lodge is small & extremely "homely" -- a pleasant ambience & as one would...

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mariki_10, Owner at Blue Whale Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this great review. We always strive for our guests to leave us happy and fulfilled.

Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Thank you to the owners of Blue Whale Lodge Mariki and Renier. For hosted us with our special children "the Monkeys" they did not forget you. It was great to be there again like last year we had an awesome time, and we where again made feeling we are home!! Next time we will have a better time and we...

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mariki_10, Owner at Blue Whale Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for this review Giggi, it is always wonderful to have you here. Could not believe your babies remembered us still after a year. See you again this year. All the best.

Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The best experience, made us feel at home with our monkey kids, so much that we seeing them in October November 2016 again. Best situated in town walking distance to everything, best breakfast and ocean views and they make you feel that you at home

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mariki_10, Owner at Blue Whale Lodge, responded to this review

Than you and We can only smile. Always a pleasure.

Africa
Reviewed 12 December 2015

We have just spent 3 wonderful days here totally relaxing. The breakfast is fantastic. The owners are nice and friendly and made our stay exceedingly pleasant. The lodge has the perfect location with proximity to everything. We will be using this as our base for future visits.

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mariki_10, Owner at Blue Whale Lodge, responded to this review

Always wonderful to hear one do things right. Go well.

Witbank
Reviewed 3 February 2015

We booked at this lodge on the 2 February 2015 as they indicated they were pet friendly and we had our basset with us on route to our home. They do not know what it means to provide a safe environment for a pet. The unit was smelly and so hot you could not stay in it. It was not...

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mariki_10, Owner at Blue Whale Lodge, responded to this review

I am very sorry for this customer, They told us they were very happy and did not complain to me about anything but have the courage to write a review like this. When closing the gate the yard is enclosed but the guests leave the gate open themselves. Pet friendly does not mean the pet is our responsibility but we...

Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

Such a gem to find and very central. .. The owners are the heart of this gem, always willing to help, give directions and more... We have been staying here for a couple of times and will always go back (it's like visiting family)... Love it love it love it.... See you soon

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 18 January 2014

Arriving late in the evening to Mossel Bay, with no accommodations booked, we stumbled upon Blue Whale Lodge. From the moment we were greeted by the owners, to the time we left, they couldn't have been more gracious. The room and house were very quaint and tidy. Included in the nightly rate were fresh towels, tea and biscuits as well...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1860, this Historical Sandstone House, located in the save Point area in Mossel Bay, offers clean, comfortable and cozy accommodation with friendly service and breakfast to match at very affordable rates. Safe parking, pool and braai/BBQ facilities available, to use at own risk. All 5 double rooms are equipped with TV, coffee/tea making facility and small fridge, white/cream linen and towels. 2 Self-catering units (sleep 5/6) are fully quip with Kitchenette and TV. With a 500 meter walk to the beach, walking trails and restaurants, a comfortable walk to the shops and Museum, this is the place to stay in Mossel Bay. With numerous Water and other adrenalin rush activities (assailing, skydiving, Shark cage diving and Helicopter flights), Golf courses to choose from (Pinnacle Point, Mossel Bay, Fan Court, ext), Big Game Ranches (Elephant rides and Big 5) and much more to offer. Mossel Bay is the best Base Camp for day trips to Oudtshoorn, George, Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Whale Lodge

Address: 22 Upper Cross Street | Mossel Bay, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Mossel Bay
Price Range: ₹ 1,095 - ₹ 2,105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Abalone on the ground floor for those who don't want stairs”
  • She knows just the colour and flowers I like
  • Oh so comfy
sukiv2017, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Large room next to opening door onto the upper level balcony. Not ensuite but has it's own ENORMOUS bathroom across the passage.”
LawrieW757, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
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