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Whale's Way Ocean Retreat

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Reviewed 13 April 2011

Does exactly what it says on the box. Perfect match on price and quality. Really enjoyed it. They are selling the place at the moment so dont know what the new owners will be like but the current owners are fantastic and really made us...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2011

The owners were very friendly and made us feel at home. As mentioned the breakfast was delicious, plentiful and had lots of variety, well well worth it for the breakfast alone! Everything else was also well thought out and we realize now how smooth our...More

Thank Gernotbremermann
Reviewed 9 March 2011

The Whale's Way is a wonderful bed and breakfast on the ocean front in Wilderness, a true jewel. My partner and I stayed only night there in the room downstairs. The room was perfectly clean and comfortable. With hindsight, though, we should have chosen one...More

Thank jmongardini
Reviewed 17 February 2011

We've spent part of our 5th visit to South-Africa in Whale's Way, this B+B being recently purchased by Jaco and Mies DE ZOETE. The room we've occupied (the Ocean Room) was very spacious and sunlight infused. It also offered a fantastic view at the Indian...More

Thank Slijkmoto
Reviewed 6 January 2011

My fiancé and I have been traveling around South Africa ( he is from here) but we live in New York. For the past three weeks we have stayed at several B and B's throughout our journey and both of us agree that Whales Way...More

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Joe M
13 July 2015|
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Dear Joe, there were indeed a few incidents of overbooking in the past, I believe. However, we have been under new management for a year now and our booking system is running smoothly. Please feel free to contact us... More
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"All rooms. Garden room has no sea view"
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"The Suites are nice, but I wouldn't come back"
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"Ocean suite looks good in the picture. Sky suite was awful. For beach room read other reviews."
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"Probably the higher floor"
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