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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 January 2014

My wife and I stayed in the ocean suite for 4 nights and were mesmerized by the tranquility and spectacular views from the private lounge and private deck. The personal service and hospitality of Gideon and Nicko, who is an expert barista, made our stay very special. Superb breakfast too.

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 23 December 2013

This was our last stop on our visit to South Africa and, like all the accommodation recommended by Aardvark, was perfect. Gideon, Chantelle and Nico were excellent hosts and their hospitality second to none. The breakfast was wonderful and freshly prepared to order - Nico's coffee was beautiful. And in the afternoon Chantelle's home made carrot cake was great. Their...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2013

Our 3 night stay at Cliff lodge was really great and have recommended it to friends that have already booked for next year. The very pleasant room we stayed in was next to the pool with a secluded private space to the side that had great views out into the bay. The staff were all very friendly and efficient, Gideon...

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Kleinostheim
Reviewed 16 December 2013

We enjoyed very much the great breakfast with the exceptional attention from Gideon, Chantelle; nico and the staff, including the view on the whales apssing by during the time we spent on the terrace. Great experience , we would come back for more.

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Salzburg, Austria
Reviewed 15 December 2013

It was the best stay along the garden route. We saw whales from the breakfast-table in the morning and we had the best personal care and attention from the whole team (Gideon, Chantelle, Nico...). We felt as if we were VIPs.

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Reviewed 9 December 2013

Cliff Lodge was a sensational experience. The ocean views from our private deck were amazing (we saw whales), our room very tastefully furnished and well-equipped and breakfasts excellent (fantastic coffee), but best of all was the wonderful personal care and attention from Gideon, Chantelle, Nico & their staff. We hope to return. Martin & Viv

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Brighton
Reviewed 8 December 2013

My family & I stayed at Cliff Lodge for 3 nights in November. It is set in such a beautiful location & the large balcony is the perfect place to sit and take it all in. From here we could also watch for whales swimming along the coast, which we managed to see everyday of our stay. Incredible! The rooms...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 December 2013

This spot is amazing. The inn keeper is super friendly and super helpful. He helped us find amazing places to eat, arrange a shark dive, see whales and more. What a nice guy! The breakfast was delightful - fruit, fresh juice, choose from a menu of eggs and more. The views were stunning. Worth paying for. The room on the...

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Wegberg, Germany
Reviewed 28 November 2013

We stayed the fourth time in ZA and the fourth time @ Cliff Lodge. We always booked the Ocean Suite. It is a litte bit like coming home. The warm atmosphere, the outstanding breakfast our lovely room is the gurantee to come back. But it is all about People: Gill, Gideon, Chantelle, Nico and the whole Cliff Lodge Team They...

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Thank Thomas B
Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2013

An absolutely terrific place to stay. The welcome by Nico when we arrived was exemplary. The views of Walker Bay from the hotel balcony and our room were amazing. Fantastic views of whales. There are very good local restaurants and we were given good advice on where to go. Wonderful breakfast as well at Cliff Lodge. Would love to stay...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: ₹ 12,441 - ₹ 18,627 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cliff Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“The sea-front North Room has fabulous views and a great veranda”
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“North room has incredible views of the coast West room is on the same level as the pool with sea views”
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“The Ocean Suite is gorgeous with unparalleled views.”
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“Fabulous views and great service”
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