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Saxon Lodge offers comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation in Gansbaai for weekends away, business trips, holidays or when you are just passing through for the night. With a choice between superior suites and standard rooms, Saxon Lodge also has two self-catering units that are available for lengthier stays. The lodge overlooks the colourful harbour and is conveniently located in the centre of town within walking distance of restaurants and shops. Saxon Lodge also has a plunge pool where you can relax when you aren’t busy exploring the area. Many outdoor activities are nearby, including swimming beaches, hiking and MTB trails, shark cage diving and whale watching opportunities. Saxon Lodge welcomes large groups, families, couples and digital nomads. There is a wedding officiator on site making Saxon Lodge the perfect venue for intimate and elopement weddings. The lodge accommodates 22 guests.

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Welcome to Saxon Lodge! We pride ourselves on being attentive to our guests. 

Our caring nature, and deep connection with our beautiful Overberg region, will enhance your stay.

Your hosts, 

Caron and Dave


Suites and Rooms @ Saxon

Suites and Rooms @ Saxon

There is a choice between a family suite, superior suites and standard rooms at Saxon Lodge.

Family Suite
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(sleeps four)

The family suite is a two-bedroom apartment which opens to a private patio in the garden. There are two single beds in the living area.

The bedroom has a King-size bed, and the ensuite bathroom has a shower, basin and toilet.

Superior Suites - Bed & Breakfast

(sleep two)

The Superior Suites have private patios with lovely views of the garden, plunge pool and Walker Bay. 

Each suite has a lounge and a King-size bed which can be separated into two single beds. Some suites have bathrooms with a bath, shower, basin and toilet, while others have a shower, basin and toilet. 

Two of the suites are self-catering and are available for extended-stay guests.

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Standard Rooms - Bed & Breakfast

(sleep two)

The Standard Rooms share a communal lobby kitchenette area and are perfect for a combination booking for groups of up to seven people.

Each room has a lounge and a King-size or double-bed. The bathrooms have a shower, basin and toilet. 

The Courtyard @ Saxon

The Courtyard @ Saxon

(sleep two)

The Courtyard @ Saxon Lodge is on the building’s south side which is cooler than the main lodge. The beautiful courtyard garden offers the two suites a tranquil communal outdoor space, perfect for peace and relaxation.

Each Courtyard @ Saxon suite has a lounge and a King-size bed. There is a shower, basin and toilet in each bathroom.



Saxon Lodge offers generous amenities that include::

  • Wi-Fi
  • Smart TV
  • Netflix
  • YouTube
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner (by arrangement)
  • Lounge (communal)
  • Pub
  • Plunge Pool
  • Braai Area (by arrangement)
  • Laundry Service
  • Parking
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The rates at Saxon Lodge are valid until 31 December 2024 and include breakfast (room-only rates are also available).

Superior Rooms
  • R2,700 per night (double occupancy)
  • R1,800 per night (single occupancy)
Standard Rooms
  • R1,650 per night (double occupancy)
  • R1,150 per night (single occupancy)
Family Suite
  • R3,200 per night (sleeps four)
The Courtyard @ Saxon
  • R1,200 per night (double occupancy)
  • R840 per night (single occupancy)
Group Bookings / Package Deals / Specials
  • Group Discounts
  • All-Inclusive Package Deals
  • Seasonal Specials

Please Note:

  • Children between the ages of two and 12 - 50% off the regular rate
  • Children under the age of two - no charge
  • Concierge services are available and extras such as activity bookings and dinner reservations can be taken care of on your behalf

For more information about rates, availability and the cancellation policy, contact Saxon Lodge directly.

Group Bookings

Group Bookings

Saxon Lodge is available for group bookings, and is perfect for:

  • Family Holidays
  • Business Travellers
  • Reunions
  • Team Building Events
  • Film Crews
  • Biking Groups
  • Photographic Groups
  • Conferencing Groups
  • Sports Teams
  • School Groups

Exclusive Use Of Saxon Lodge

  • Exclusive use of Saxon Lodge can be arranged, subject to availability

Please Note:

  • Each exclusive-use package is curated to suit your group’s unique needs
  • Can include added amenities such as dinners and braais
  • Concierge services are available
  • Extras such as activity bookings and dinner reservations can be taken care of on your behalf
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Wedding Facilitator

Wedding Facilitator

Saxon Lodge offers the exclusive services of a ceremonial facilitator for weddings and vow renewals.

The lodge’s owner, Caron Lee, will work closely with you to craft new-age vows that are as unique as the love you and your partner share.

Please note: Caron specialises in wedding facilitation and does not handle legalities or administrative tasks.

Baywatch Cottage

Baywatch Cottage

Saxon Lodge manages Baywatch Cottage, a luxury three-bedroom self-catering beach house in De Kelders, just outside Gansbaai. 

Boasting unsurpassed views of Walker Bay and the surrounding mountain ranges, Baywatch Cottage is ideal for relaxing holidays at the coast for families, groups of friends and couples.

Read more about Baywatch Cottage here.

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Nearby Activities

Nearby Activities  

Time flies when you’re having fun which means you might just have to book a longer stay at Saxon Lodge to get the most out of the amazing things to do in Gansbaai.

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“Saxon Lodge is a lovely place, the best place to stay in Gansbaai and the surrounding areas. The owners, Caron and Dave, make it worthwhile.”  Mandla Nkhosi
“Saxon Lodge is an awesome place. The lodge is in a great location and the owners serve delicious breakfast.”  Jola S
“A beautiful and relaxed setting right by the ocean. A definite new home away from home. Caron and Dave were the most perfect welcoming hosts you could ask for. Saxon Lodge is everything you look for in a getaway. Great bar too!”  Zahra Robertson
“Saxon Lodge has the most welcoming owners and the cooking is superb!”  Deidre Mouton
“From the moment we placed our inquiry we were made to feel very comfortable and welcome at Saxon Lodge. Great hosts who are very attentive to detail and personal attention. The rooms are well-appointed and very comfortable. Breakfast was delicious, and the coffee was great! Our hosts, Caron and Dave, were very happy to assist us with our bookings for dinner and a fishing trip. They also supplied us with information about all the places of interest in the area. The staff were very friendly and the buffet breakfast was lovely.”  Rachael May



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