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The Roundhouse in De Kelders, Gansbaai is a popular accommodation choice for outdoor adventurers and offers various package deals for shark cage diving and whale watching tours. There are six rooms in The Roundhouse as well as three separate, self-catering houses that are available nearby. A rooftop Jacuzzi boasting panoramic views of Walker Bay is just one of the luxury amenities offered at this trendy getaway. Stanford’s Cove with its swimming beach that is perfect for families with small children is a short stroll away. There are historic drip caves to explore as well as plenty of hiking trails along the rocky coastline. Ask the owners about the not-to-be-missed, Fatbike Tours of the area.

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Executive and Luxury Suites

Executive and Luxury Suites

The Roundhouse has an executive suite and two luxury suites that each sleeps, two guests.

Carcharias Suite (Executive)

The Carcharias Suite is a one bedroom suite with its own private balcony with sea views. The room has an extra length king-size bed that can be separated to make to single beds. There is a comfortable corner couch and an elegant walk-in cupboard with vanity mirror. The ensuite bathroom has sandstone and granite finishes and there is a Jacuzzi, a corner bath, a spacious shower, a basin and a toilet.

The Carcharias Suite has an interleading door and can be rented out as a one-bedroom suite or as a two-bedroom, two-bathroom suite. 

Astacus Suite (Luxury)

The Astacus Suite is a one bedroom suite with superior decor finishes that can be found in the round area of the guesthouse. The living room has sleek wooden flooring with a comfortable couch.

The bedroom has a king-size bed that can be separated into two single beds. The spacious bathroom has a corner bath, a shower, a basin and a toilet. 

Carcharias Suite (Executive)

finishes that can be found in the round area of the guesthouse. The living room has sleek wooden flooring with a comfortable couch.

The bedroom has a king-size bed that can be separated into two single beds. The spacious bathroom has a corner bath, a shower, a basin and a toilet. 

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Exterior
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Swimming Pool

Executive and Luxury Suites Amenities

The Roundhouse offers basic amenities and generous extras in their Executive and Luxury Suites that include:

  • TV (180-degree swivel option for your viewing pleasure)
  • DStv
  • DVD
  • Surround sound
  • Breakfast
  • Minibar fridge
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Microwave, toaster and kettle (luxury suites only)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laundry service on request
  • Safe
Standard and Budget Suites

Standard and Budget Suites

The Roundhouse has two standard and one budget suite that each sleep two guests.

Pinnepedia Suite (Standard)

The Pinnepedia Suite has a living room and a bedroom with a king-size bed that can be separated to make two single beds. The ensuite bathroom has a bath, a shower, a basin and a toilet.

Chordata Suite (Standard)

The Chordata Suite has a king-size bed that can be separated to make two single beds. The ensuite bathroom has a bath, a shower, a basin and a toilet.

Carcharias 2 (Budget)

The Carcharias 2 has a king-size bed that can be separated to make two single beds. The ensuite bathroom has a bath, a shower, a basin and a toilet.

The Carcharias 2 has an interleading door and has the option of being rented as part of the Carcharias Suite.

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Jacuzzi
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Entrance

Standard and Budget Suite Amenities

The Roundhouse offers basic amenities and generous extras in their Standard and Budget Suites that include:

  • TV
  • DStv
  • Wi-Fi 
  • Breakfast
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Laundry service on request
  • Safe
Self-Catering

Self-Catering

The Roundhouse has homes available for guests who prefer a self-catering holiday.

Albatross House (sleeps six)

Albatross House is a comfortable three bedroom, two bathroom self-catering house that is a few steps away from The Roundhouse. 

There is a fully-fitted kitchen and living room.

Two bedrooms each have king-size beds that can be separated to make two single beds and the third bedroom has a double bed. 

Albatross House Amenities include:

  • TV
  • DStv
  • Surround sound
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pool table
  • Table tennis table
  • Roundhouse communal facilities (Jacuzzi and guest lounge)
  • Indoor and outdoor braai 
  • Fully serviced
  • Laundry service on request

Abalone Cottage (sleeps six)

Abalone Cottage is a cute self-catering getaway with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The cottage has a view of the mountains, as well as a large back garden and patio with outdoor braai perfect for entertaining. Stanford's Cove and the local cafe are just a short stroll away. 

There is a fully-fitted kitchen and living room with an indoor braai. 

Two of the bedrooms have king-size beds that can be separated to make two single beds, and the third bedroom has a double bed. 

Abalone House Amenities include:

  • TV
  • DStv
  • Surround sound
  • Wi-Fi
  • Indoor and outdoor braai
  • Fully serviced
  • Laundry service on request

The Dunes House (sleeps eight)

The Dunes House is a spacious self-catering house with four bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is a lovely back garden with outdoor braai facilities. 

There is a fully-fitted kitchen and living room with an indoor braai.

Two of the bedrooms have king-size beds that can be separated to make two single beds. The third room has a double and single bed.  The fourth room has a single bed. 

The Dunes House Amenities include:

  • TV
  • DStv
  • Surround sound
  • Wi-Fi
  • Indoor and outdoor braai
  • Fully serviced
  • Laundry service on request
Packages

Packages

The Roundhouse is known around-the-world for their Ocean Safari Packages that include:

Dive and Stay Package

The Dive and Stay package includes one night's accommodation and Shark Cage Diving. 

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Shark Alley Dive Packages

  • Shark Alley Express / One Night - One Dive  
  • Shark Alley Express / One Night - Two Dives
  • Shark Alley Diver / Two Nights - One Dive
  • Shark Alley Diver / Two Nights - Two Dives
  • Shark Alley Diver / Three Nights - Two Dives
  • Shark Alley Diver / Four Nights - Two Dives
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Big Two Combo Packages

  • Big Two Combo / One Night - Whale Watching (boat) and Shark Cage Dive
  • Big Two Combo / Two Nights - Shark Cage Dive and Whale Watching (land and boat)
  • Big Two Combo / Three Nights - Shark Cage Dive and Whale Watching (land and boat)

For more information on Package Deals contact The Roundhouse directly. 

Reviews

Reviews

“Spacious, clean and comfortable room. Friendly staff and owner. Amazing breakfast with generous portions made with love. Great view from the deck and the Jacuzzi was a highlight. Will definitely recommend this establishment.” Elism0, TripAdvisor

“From arrival to departure the hospitality and facilities were second to none. We had a big group that booked out most rooms at the roundhouse their self-catering guest houses which were all well equipped and serviced. The facilities were great and very clean. No request was too small and they went out of their way to accommodate our every need. The owners are wonderful and the staff second to none. A 5-star experience for us. Thank you!” Pania H, TripAdvisor
“Thanks for everything!! From now on National Geographic will only stay at the Roundhouse when in Gansbaai!” Dr Brady Barr (National Geographic), United States
“Really impressive from the outside even more so inside. Beautiful rooms and views with comfy beds, we felt right at home. Will definitely be back.” Simipiwe and Crystalynne, Cape Town
“Nice place to unwind and relax. Lovely people that run it. Spacious room. Cosy entertainment area. Jacuzzi with sea view. Excellent location for great white shark diving, and to the Southern Tip of Africa. We truly enjoyed our stay.” Inspire, TripAdvisor

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