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Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2013

Having just left Cape Town on our tour along the Garden Route we spent two nights at Cliff Lodge. "Amazing". Having just spent three nights in one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in, in Camps Bay, I thought it would be difficult to live up to the standard! Wrong! Gideon and Gill have got an experience not...

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2013

Thanks for the great hospitality - we really enjoyed our stay and appreciated all the help and suggestions on what to do in the area. The restaurant recommendations and bookings were really appreciated and were fantastic. We came to Cliff Lodge after a friend of ours stayed with you a few years ago and recommended you, and you certainly didn't...

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Thank Rolf B
Reviewed 11 September 2013

One of the most beautiful places i've ever been. Everything is so lovely and cozy there. Scenic views, whale watching on the terrace while having a delicious breakfast with freshly pressed juice and a great cappuccino and the staff, who took care of our every need makes it a very relaxing stay. We definitly want to come back.

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Thank Nineaufreisen
Reviewed 24 August 2013

Wonderful weekend with wonderful staff. Best coffee!!!! Gideon and Jill are superb hosts and really treat one as royalty. Even though we had terrible weather we were cozy and very comfortable in our warmed huge bed.

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Thank Sandy S
Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2013

We did our research on Trip Advisor and chose Cliff Lodge and we chose really well ! The photos don't do it justice, right on the sea its a great location to stay at and also for travelling out from. The rooms are all really nice and very well appointed, contemporary and classy. We were in the North room and...

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Thank Lovetravel59
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Perfect Lodge, very friendly welcome, perfect service, wonderful cappucino and VIP treatment. Gideon and his crew did everything to make our stay as comfortable as possible. In spite of heavy rainfalls and stormy weather we could even make some interesting excursions because of Gideon's tipps, where to go and what to see. What do you want more?

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Having booked our trip to S Africa with a heavy reliance on Trip Advisor for places to stay I feel compelled to provide reviews for the places we stayed. Myself and my Girlfriend (British and Australian) stayed at Cliff Lodge for 2 nights and can honestly say we could not find a single thing we were not totally happy with,...

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Thank AndyIsh
Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands
Reviewed 19 August 2013

We were welcomed by Gideon who offered us a drink on the balcony where we could see many many whales. Gideon was very helpful in arranging our diners and trips. The small restyaurant some blocks away was a good tip. Gideon was a great help in arranging our marine safari, walks on the cliffs and beach as well as drives...

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Thank Petra V
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2013

When we arrived at cliff lodge we were greeted by Gill, we had a quick turnaround for shark cage diving that morning which she was already aware of and had arranged our towels in a beach bag to take with us, she encouraged us to have breakfast and a coffee and Gideon sorted us out with some anti sickness tablets...

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Curl Curl, Australia
Reviewed 21 May 2013

An absolutely wonderful Lodge experience on all fronts. We chose Cliff Lodge after reading other Trip Advisor reviews and all of our expectations were met, nay exceeded ! We do a lot of travelling & usually don't make the effort to leave Trip Advisor Reviews, but we, together with our travel companions, who also travel regularly, said out loud 'we...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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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: RM825 - RM1,550 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cliff Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Ocean Suite has the best views i have ever seen! Perfect for relaxing and whale watching in the winter months.”
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