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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saxon Lodge has an old world charm feeling. The owners are accommodating and really go out of their way to make you feel at home. They made us feel like we were regular clients. I will definitely recommend the place. We planning to go back there.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Karen and Dave are gracious hosts that made us feel very welcome. We had nice and large rooms, one with a balcony overlooking the harbour. Dave is the master of a well stocked bar and Karen does a great job in the kitchen. Gansbay is a good stop-over when you do the Garden Route. The town doesn't have much to...

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Mpumalanga, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you for a pleasant time. Your services were beyond our expectation. The rooms were clean well ventilated, especially due to the summer time. I enjoyed the chats at the bar and meeting people on all walks of life. Just make sure all your plumbing are in working condition, the shower drained very slowly (perhaps train the cleaners to be...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Caron and Dave run a great guest house. Fabulous hosts, very helpful and welcoming. There is a wonderful small pub within the guest house. This is the meeting place in the evening to put the world to right. Great selection of drinks, you won't run out of choices. We spent two lovely evenings there with other guests and friends of...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a recommendation by a friend who had stayed here, and we weren't disappointed. Our room was very comfortable, breakfast was great (with a particularly good home-made seedy bread), and it is very well-situated for good places to eat. Wifi was a bit dodgy (unavailable in our bedroom, trips to a hotspot necessary) and a blanket in our...

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Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best place ever, so relaxing, and Karen and Dave, couldn't be more helpful, great company too, pours a mean G & T, staff excellent, view spectacular, you can lie in your bed, look out and see the famous whales. We have stayed at Saxon Lodge each time we go to South Africa, on four seperate occasions, normally at end of...

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Giv'atayim, Israel
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Go to this place. Do not miss out on it. It is seriously amazing. We came for one night and decided to stay for another since we loved it so much. The hosts are absolutely charming and help with anything you might need, the facilities are great, breakfast is amazing as well. If we are ever in the area again...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We stayed at Saxon Lodge for 2 nights while doing the whale watching. Dave and Caron are wonderful, friendly hosts who made us feel welcome and had great suggestions for what else to do in the area. Lovely rooms, tasty breakfast. Highly recommend.

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Caron L, Owner at Saxon Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much. I am glad you enjoyed your stay in our space.

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Very welcoming, great place, with very warm and welcoming hosts. This is THE place if you are in Gansbaai. I stayed 1 night as I went shark cage diving. Caron booked me a table for dinner, gave me tips for the diving, and I even enjoyed a great digestive in the Saxon bar! 3 restaurants (at least) are within walking...

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Caron L, Owner at Saxon Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the warm review - we do enjoy spending time with our guests and providing them the information that will give them the best experience whilst in our village. It was fun chatting to you and sharing experience.

Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Dave and Caron treated us like family in their house! Rooms are airy and spacious, breakfast is delicious and the views spectacular! The Saxon arms was frequented by us every evening... lots of stories and adventures were shared!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With stunning views across Walker Bay, overlooking the traditional Gansbaai harbour, Saxon Lodge offers a down to earth, home from home stay in Gansbaai, The Great White Capital of the World TM and sanctuary for Southern Right Whales in winter. Unwind in one of our spacious rooms, or individually decorated suites with private entrances and verandas and take in this amazing eco-adventure paradise. From the lodge it is an easy walk to shops, banks, pubs and restaurants. We also have our cosy and popular licensed and well stocked bar, The Saxon Arms, catering for residents only, specialising in local wines and craft beers. Dave and Caron will assist with your itinerary and activity planning and bookings and ensure that you leave with great memories of Gansbaai. 2 hours from Cape Town, 30 minutes from Hermanus and en-route to or from the Garden Route, Gansbaai offers an authentic and dramatic marine, floral and mountainous playground to explore, experience and enjoy. Saxon Lodge in Gansbaai, your best choice for accommodation and real South Africa hospitality. Looking forward to meeting you Your hosts Dave & Caron ... more   less 

Additional Information about Saxon Lodge

Address: No 1 Miller Street | Gansbaai, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Gansbaai
Price Range: RM237 - RM559 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Saxon Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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