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Saxon Lodge

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20/05/2017 21/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Dave and Caron are such fabulous hosts! They are passionate about what they do and they are very good at it! My husband and I had a great stay at Saxon Lodge. Their rooms are spacious and comfortable, and their recommendations for restaurants in the area were spot on. The only downfall was that the wifi didn't work effectively in...

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 January 2016

First time in Gansbaai and the owners really make this a good place to spend a couple of nights. There is so much more to the area than sharks and whale watching and Dave and Caron help you experience it. They are the most helpful people who can also get you into the best dining spots and advise on what...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Absolutely recommend the Saxon Lodge! Unfortunately, we only stayed for one night before doing shark diving in the morning, but after arriving, we wished we would have stayed at least one more night. It was easy to find (used GPS) and the couple who own it are very nice and friendly. Thank you! Our room was great and had a...

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vermont
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Rooms are very comfortable but the helpfulness of the owners makes this a great place. We stayed here for our last 2 nights on a two and a half week vacation to SA. We didn't have any firm plans for the last 2 days were thinking maybe beach, whale watching and a stop at some of the lighthouses. The first...

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Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

What an incredible stay we had at Saxon Lodge with Carin and Dave and staff! A beautiful, scenic, welcoming home away from home. Very clean, neat and well maintained and organised establishment, the breakfasts were delicious, Carinmakes the most awesome platters! A very well stocked bar, superb selection of local wines. And very informative discussions with Dave and Carin and...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 December 2015

the owners were very helpfull and kind. would recommend it to anyone. nice view over the town, good restaurant suggestion: blue goose or something. just had a great time. the only thing was that the extra bed was a bit hard.

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Thank Maarten K
East Sussex
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Caron & Dave were excellent hosts answering all our questions. They booked up restaurants which were very good and we enjoyed a super supper that Caron cooked. I was feeling unwell and Caron arranged an appointment with her doctor which I really appreciated. The room was clean and comfortable. This Lodge is great value for money. We loved our stay...

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Thank PennyElla
Vista, United States
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Spent two nights here and had a very enjoyable stay. Owners Dave and Caron were incredible, helping us change shark dive reservations and providing restaurant advice. Room was great, breakfast outstanding.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

My dad and I decided to do a spontaneous road trip, not planning a thing. We found the Saxon Lodge and it was more than what we asked for. Dave and Caron were friendly and accommodating. It felt like home. Booked our dinner for us, sorted out the shark cage diving for the next day and an added bonus, typed...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2015

We stayed as a couple and were looked after so well by Caron & Dave. The room we had was over 2 floors and was clean and cosy with a view. Our hosts could not have been more helpful during our stay. Highly recommended.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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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: RM439 - RM552 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Saxon Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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