Gansbaai Boarding Lodge was built in 1919 and has proudly withstood the ravishes of time. After recently undergoing a rejuvenating facelift, Gansbaai Boarding Lodge has now proudly reopened its doors to the public. The double storey lodge offers guests affordable and comfortable accommodation in a relaxed and trendy setting. Situated in the very heart of the town, diagonally across from the village market, this Grande Old Dame is the oldest building of its size in the area. Guests have a wonderful plethora of shops, restaurants and pubs within close walking distance. Enjoy panoramic views of the old harbour which hugs the shore of the breathtakingly beautiful Walker Bay, home of the Southern Right Whale. Gansbaai Boarding Lodge is spacious and comfortably sleeps 26 guests. Choose between bed & breakfast, self-catering and backpacker-style accommodation.
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The history of the original boarding house weaves a nostalgic thread through Gansbaai’s timeline. This Grand Old Dame has celebrated almost 100 years of happy holidays and now, after a major refurbishment you are proudly invited to stay at what was once the town's preferred boarding lodge. Gansbaai Boarding Lodge is decorated in mid-century colours with a refreshing and uncluttered feel. Enjoy the atmosphere of an old-school boarding house with its original wooden floors and communal gathering spaces where you can relax while making new friends. At the end of a long day, doze off under the finest cotton bedding, because only the best is good enough for the Lodge’s guests.
Gansbaai Boarding Lodge comfortably sleeps 26 guests and offers a choice between bed & breakfast, self-catering and backpacker style accommodation. The ground floor has a wrap-around veranda which leads to the common room.
The top floor of the lodge boasts a covered wrap-around veranda where you can relax and watch the colourful comings and goings of the town's fishing fleet. This is also the perfect vantage point to view Southern Right Whales when they visit the bay between June and December.
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