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    Thatchwood

    63 Lyme North Road, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
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    30/07/2017 31/07/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent56%
    • Very good27%
    • Average10%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “golf course” (17 reviews)
    “warm welcome” (6 reviews)
    “worst part” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
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    Bar/Lounge
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    30 Jul.31 Jul.
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    Reviewed 12 January 2017

    I have actually never written a bad review for a place, but this certainly isn't 4 stars. The room and common areas smell of damp, our clothes were wet for days after we left. The room has all sorts of insects, including in the bed....More

    Thank gary558
    Response from Thatchwood, Manager at ThatchwoodResponded 17 January 2017

    Dear guest We are very sorry to hear about your complaints. You stayed 4 days with us and you seemed happy with no complaints. On the night before you decided to left, you complain about all you wrote in your review. I was not surprised...More

    Reviewed 13 November 2016

    When we arrived the friendly owner of the Thatchwood Lodge served coffee and tea with milk tarte on the house and sat down with us to answer our questions. We discussed restaurant options and he then booked a table for us for dinner. He provided...More

    Thank CowgirlAtHeart
    Response from Thatchwood, Manager at ThatchwoodResponded 17 November 2016

    Good morning Thank you for writing a review on your stay. I am glad that you did enjoy your one night stay, next time if you decide to stay longet book one of our luxury rooms , there are far more spacious, have a nice...More

    Reviewed 29 October 2016

    Owner and staff very helpful. Location is great with many lovely bays and towns within easy reach. Many local walks to be had. Location is adjacent to a golf course and there are many other courses within in easy reach

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    Thank J1636TEjohnt
    Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

    This is indeed a very cozy place, laid-back, old house, relaxed atmosphere, very friendly chief and staff, we did enjoy this place as we enjoyed the overall attitude and landscape of Cape Saint Francis.

    Thank Hartwig E
    Response from Thatchwood, Manager at ThatchwoodResponded 17 January 2017

    Good morning Thank you so much, it was a plesure having you in our guesthouse

    Reviewed 4 September 2016

    We love to take a break from it all and get away to St Francis. Thatchwoods is one of our first choices as it has a lovely feel with the thatch roof, eastern cape bush and overlooking the golf course. Harrie and his team are...More

    1  Thank riley2013
    Response from Thatchwood, Owner at ThatchwoodResponded 12 September 2016

    Good morning Thank you for choosing Thatchwood for your stay in St Francis Bay. I am very happy that you have enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure to have you in our lodge. We look forward to your next stay Kind regards Harrie

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 80 - USD 171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Saint Francis Bay
    • Also Known As
    • Thatchwood Saint Francis Bay
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    Room Tips
    "Our room faced out to a little terrace and the golfcourse. didn't look at the other rooms. but there were..."
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    "Don't go in the winter months"
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    "All of the rooms are great, and there are 2 budget rooms for travellers watching their pennies."
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