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    Whalesong Lodge

    83 Cliff Street | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
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    • Excellent92%
    • Very good7%
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    “whale song” (4 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 146 reviews

    Reviewed 5 October 2017

    On a cliff in De Kelders, overlooking Walker Bay, stands Whale Song Lodge. A very good B&B. The interior is cosy and homy. My bedroom with ensuite bathroom had a good size and was very clean. My balcony was very small. Personal touch: a sweet...More

    Thank Sophia k
    Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

    Very lovely, beautiful place with a wonderful sight into the bay. Whalewatching directly from the room! They made a booking for a restaurant nearby, walking disrance, called kloeks@home It's really worth the priceđź‘Ť. Half an hour away by car from Hermanus.

    Thank 412manuelas
    Reviewed 27 April 2017

    We spent 3 nights at the Whalesong Lodge and our kids really liked this place close on the cliffs with unforgettable view over the ocean and sun set. From the first second we felt home, all rooms are spacious and clean with a small balcony...More

    1  Thank Cantonadi
    Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

    Unfortunately stayed for only one night. What a great place to stay! Staff was super friendly and helpful. The only thing we regret us not getting the suite with view. Our room was spacious, yet only had a tiny view of ocean. The front balcony...More

    1  Thank Dcw66
    Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

    Very nice guesthouse with 5 rooms. Vi had booked the suite. Do that. You can enjoy the ocean view from the balcony, the bed, the shower or the bath tub. Amazing. The staff are warm and helpful. Breakfast is at one big table together with...More

    1  Thank RenĂ© B
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • USD 146 - USD 225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Overberg District >
    • Gansbaai
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    Traveller (180)
    Room & Suite (58)
    Dining (9)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (118)
    Bathroom (4)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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