Ocean Front Retreat

Located on the cliffs of De Kelders in Gansbaai, Cliff Lodge is a luxurious guest house with a distinctive boutique-hotel like feel. Enjoy one of the best views that Gansbaai has to offer from this exquisite accommodation destination where you can see as far as Cape Point on a clear day. Cliff Lodge is the perfect stop for anyone looking to relax away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Lounge about in one of the five luxurious guest house rooms that are all elegantly furnished. Moreover, the lodge also offers a three bedroom, beach-house like, open-plan, Cliff Lodge Cottage that is beautifully designed and thoroughly equipped with all the bells and whistles. The cottage is both B&B or self-catering which allows the tenants of the Cliff Lodge Cottage to craft their own meals or join in on a sensational homemade breakfast. Cliff Lodge can host up to 14 guests at a time.

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About

About

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It was love at first sight when Gill O’Sullivan and Gideon Shapiro first saw the property that would become known as the Cliff Lodge. Opened in 2000, the Lodge has become a traveler’s paradise with guests often returning year after year. The staff and owners of Cliff Lodge strive to make every guest’s holiday experience as pleasurable and as relaxed as possible. The charming and helpful staff are always willing to help plan your day, from morning yoga on the beach to a late afternoon shark cage diving trip.  

Rooms

Rooms

The rooms at the Cliff Lodge are all tastefully decorated and will have you melting in comfort.

Ocean Suite

This luxuriously spacious suite has spectacular panoramic views of the ocean and is perfect for a romantic holiday or honeymoon. It has a bedroom, lounge and a private balcony. The bedroom has a gorgeous king-size bed and an en-suite bathroom with a unique his-and-hers bath, shower, basin, and toilet.

North Room

This spacious room boasts magnificent views of Walker Bay and has its own balcony.The room has the option of having a king-size bed or twin beds and has an en-suite bathroom with a bath, shower, basin and toilet.

South Room

This lovely room has a wonderful outside patio area that overlooks an aloe garden and the ocean. The room has the option to have a king-sized bed or twin beds and the en-suite bathroom has a large shower, basin and toilet.

East Room

This stylish room has a wonderful outside patio area that overlooks an aloe garden and the ocean.The East Room has a unique private outdoor shower which will take stargazing to a whole new level. The room has the option of having a king-size bed or a twin beds and has an en-suite bathroom with a bath, basin and toilet.

West Room

Right next to the pool area outside and downstairs of the guest house, this room is located on the lower level of the Lodge next to the swimming pool. The bedroom has comfortable armchairs and the option of having a king-size bed or twin beds. The en-suite bathroom has a shower, basin and toilet.

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Cliff Lodge Cottage

Cliff Lodge Cottage

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This self-catering cottage has a beach house like atmosphere and is located right next door to the main Lodge. The open-plan living and kitchen areas are tastefully decorated with all the furniture and equipment you will need to make your stay comfortable. There is an indoor fireplace in the living area which leads to a spacious wooden deck that has a dining area and an outdoor braai where you can absorb the spectacular view of Walker Bay.

The cottage has three bedrooms that all have the option of having either a king-size bed or twin beds and can accommodate a total of six people.

Master Bedroom:

  • The master bedroom has a spectacular view of the ocean and has sliding doors that lead out onto the deck. There is an en-suite bathroom with a spacious shower, basin and toilet.

Bedroom 3 and 4:

  • These two bedrooms do not have sea views but are just as comfortable as the master bedroom. The rooms share a luxurious bathroom with a bath, large walk in shower, basin and a toilet.
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Amenities

Amenities

All the rooms and the cottage at Cliff Lodge are equipped to keep you comfortable for the duration of your stay and include the following amenities:

  • TV
  • DSTV
  • Breakfast
  • Complimentary cake and cookies in living area
  • Complimentary still and sparkling mineral water
  • Electronic safe
  • Fan & heater
  • Hairdryer
  • Laundry service
  • Bath gowns
  • Vanity kits
  • Premium body wash, hand wash, shampoo, conditioner and body lotion
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Referrals

Referrals

An amazing location made only better by the warm and welcoming service

“What a fantastic location! A truly spectacular spot perched high up on the cliffs - easy access to the national park to do some great hikes too. A HUGE thank you to Gideon, Gill and Nico for a warm welcome and making us feel so at home. Delicious breakfasts and the best coffee I have in ages - a real treat.”  - Jason from Booking.com

Wonderful escape

“We recently stayed at Cliff Lodge and all I can say is that we can't wait to go back again. I would highly recommend staying here. Owners and staff were wonderful. Very helpful with local knowledge and places to visit in the area.” - Marie from Booking.com

Great guesthouse and stunning service

“The guesthouse itself was fantastic with stunning views and excellent rooms with modern features and a great pool, but what set this guesthouse out from the rest was the quality of service from Gideon and his wife Gill, who went beyond what was expected with their help and advice. A real shame we were only there for 1 night.” - Alex from Booking.com
Rates

Rates

Per person sharing rates from September 2017 to August 2018:

Room

Rate

Ocean Suite R 2,750
North Room R 1,950
South Room R 1,450
East Room R 1,450
West Room R 1,450

Single occupancy rate from September 2017 to August 2018:

Room

Rate

Ocean Suite R 4,125
North Room R 2,925
South Room R 2,175
East Room R 2,175
West Room R 2,175

Cliff Lodge Cottage rate from September 2017 to August 2018 (minimum two-night stay):

  • R 4,400 for two guests with B&B services included (R330 per extra person)
  • R 3,850 for two self-catering guests (R220 per extra person)

Per person sharing rates from September 2018 to August 2019:

Room

Rate

Ocean Suite R 2,900
North Room R 2,100
South Room R 1,500
East Room R 1,500
West Room R 1,500

Single occupancy rate from September 2018 to August 2019:

Room

Rate

Ocean Suite R 4,350
North Room R 3,150
South Room R 2,250
East Room R 2,250
West Room R 2,250

Cliff Lodge Cottage rate from September 2018 to August 2019 (minimum two-night stay):

  • R 4,800 for two guests with B&B services included (R330 per extra person)
  • R 4,200 for two self- catering guests (R220 per extra person)
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Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

The cancellation fee is a percentage of the full amount payable due and is as follows:

  • 5% cancellation fee payable for cancellations of more than 30 days prior to arrival
  • 50% cancellation fee payable for cancellations between 30-15 days prior to arrival
  • 75% cancellation fee payable for cancellations between 15-8 days prior to arrival
  • 100% cancellation fee payable for cancellations less than 7 days prior to arrival

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