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Reviewed 10 October 2016

These guys really know how to run a great little guest house. Lovely welcome, breakfast, hospitality and views. Easy to find and very relaxing, we felt instantly at home. The rooms are not that modern but they are very clean and offer everything you need. Views and breakfast were the highlights!

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Wow!!! Wonderful hosts and a overall stunning stay! Breakfast at At Whale-Phin is a must! Freshly prepared food and fruit salad was very, very tasty. We really enjoyed our stay and I can really recommend staying at this Mosselbay guesthouse.

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l0u1sC00k, Owner at At Whale-Phin Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Rosemarie for your review, we always try to satisfy our guests with the best service and value for money. We received two Sleeping Out rewards for 2015 namely: The Best Value for Money in Mossel Bay and the Best Accommodation in Mossel Bay.

Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful experience it was staying at this guest-house :) The view from the room is spectacular. Each night the crashing waves of the ocean soothes you to sleep. Each room leads to the balcony. The room had a heater, free wifi, a nice flatscreen telly, coffee, tea, amazing rusks, a tiny yet modern kettle and a beautiful/cute decorated...

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l0u1sC00k, Owner at At Whale-Phin Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Morne and Izelle for your kind review during your second visit. Looking forward to see you again. Kind regards Louis and Joy

Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

After a long day at Addo and then a long drive to Mossel Bay we were welcomed in by Joy. Our room had a wonderful view overlooking the ocean and was clean and cozy. Breakfast was delicious, starting with fruit and yoghurt and then we had omelettes. Joy was kind enough to do a load of washing for us as...

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed her for three nights with my daughter and were made so welcome by Joy and Louis. They were very helpful in organising so magical trips for us which was nice. Beautiful view from the balcony whilst enjoying a great breakfast. Thanks very much.

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Thank FastChar
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 26 June 2015

We had a wonderful two night stay at Whale Phin. While the normal owners were on holiday, the folks they had fill in were wonderfully gracious and provided a clean, comfortable, and beautiful place to stay. Breakfast was terrific as well. Highly recommended.

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Thank Revdarth
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Lovely views onto the sea, one goes to sleep with the sound of the waves crashing. Comfortable homely room with everything one needs including free WIFI. Fantastic full breakfast. Safe and tranquil neighbourhood. Kind hosts. Well done Louis and Joy!

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Thank kovuindiana
UK
Reviewed 20 January 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night as a walk in . so lucky to have got a room . real excellent place to stay . the owners couldnt do enough to make our stay memorable . We went to local shop bought meat and cookef on the bbq with was amazng. we sat on wonderful terrace to eat our meal with...

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2Thank UkSand
Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 December 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the B&B very much. The room was very clean and nice, the view spectacular and the owners very kind and helpful. In a 5 minute walk you can reach the beach. Joy and Louis make you feel at home and serve a great breakfast. We would love to go back sometime.

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Reviewed 30 October 2014

Tucked away in what appeared to us to be a very safe residential neighborhood, was the Whale-Phin B&B. We were greeted with a smile, kindess, and tea. The reason I stayed here was the good reviews, the price, and also the location. We were driving through on our way back from a garden Route Visit, back towards Cape Town. I...

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l0u1sC00k, Owner at At Whale-Phin Guest House, responded to this review

Thank's very much for your kind words, allthough our rooms are small we keep them clean and neat. Our guests are our priority, they are number one.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Whale-Phin Guest House is out of town in a safe and tranquil area. We are situated on a dune overlooking the bay of Mossel Bay. Enjoy the unspoilt ocean and “Fynbos” views. From your room spot whales in season, dolphins and plenty of garden birds all year round. Five minutes walk from clean and safe beach. Wireless internet, e-mail, fax and credit card facilities. Come and sleep to the music of the ocean. Do a "Walk with the Lions" nearby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about At Whale-Phin Guest House

Address: 8 Grysbok Avenue | Reebok, Mossel Bay 6503, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Mossel Bay
Price Range: $76 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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