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Dune Ridge Country House

3.1 km from Saint Francis Bay centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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80 Taragona Road, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
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George, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Appreciate the time everyone took at Dune Ridge to really give us personalized service! Way beyond the norm...even for a 5 star guest house! Nothing was rushed....everything was explained in thorough details..from amenities, facilities to things to do in the area. Will definitely recommend this gem of a place!

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely Place. Lovely Food. Lovely gardens and facilities Suzette and the team are incredible. On one specific night, she was kind enough to set up a table for us outside (white linen, white napkins and wine glasses with a beautiful arrangement and a tasty salad) so that we could braai our own meet. It was too beautiful for words. They...

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surrey
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for just one night at the Dune but wished it had been a lot longer . The welcome was outstanding as we were met as soon as the car was parked . The country house was just as I imagined an African game reserve house would be and was like something from the film OUT OF AFRICA. Unfortunately...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lodge is nice and Suzette, the manager, very attentive. Although the accommodation lacks nothing in terms of comfort, there is not really an attractive surrounding. With Seraphine as chef, the food is excellent. The service however, needs more training.

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DuneRidgeSFB, Owner at Dune Ridge Country House, responded to this review

Hi there Many thanks for the review and feedback regarding your stay with us. Im sorry that you do not feel that the surroundings are not attractive. We had been experiencing extreme heat the past couple of days that you stayed and with a result some of the grass at the pool area was a little brown despite us trying...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From our friendly welcome by the hostess with refreshing home-made ice tea, to the beautiful and well-appointed rooms and the delectable fine-dining, to the lovely walks in the unique coastal bush, this place was magnificent! We were even lucky enough to see a Cape Eagle Owl on the property one evening - well worth a visit!

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DuneRidgeSFB, Owner at Dune Ridge Country House, responded to this review

Thank You so much for the absolutely beautiful review of our property and staff. Our coastal forest walk from the guesthouse to the dunes is such a special trail and totally unique to the area. And then there are the Cape Eagle Owls....what more can we say to that. Their call as the sun starts to set in the evening...its...

Saint Francis Bay
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Great farm atmosphere. Excellent service, staff is willing to go out of their way to assist with guest's needs. Great swimmingpool area. The food was great. Only recommendation is to install airconditioners in the rooms.

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DuneRidgeSFB, Owner at Dune Ridge Country House, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Many thanks for the review of our place. I am absolutely thrilled that you had a wonderful stay with us and that our staff were so tentative. With regards to the air conditioners in the rooms - we dont feel that it is entirely necessary since we dont experience extreme temperatures very often. St Francis Bay has a...

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 28 December 2016

A MUST on every visit to SA! My place where I find peace. From the moment you step in until the moment we leave we are treated by friendly and helpfull staff. The food and wine is also a MUST. Will see you again on our next visit:)

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Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this charming & tranquil little gem very much. Lovely rooms, comfy beds, gorgeous fynbos gardens, super service, soft towels, great (carefully chosen) wine list. The attention to detail is notable, with many delightful creative little touches added. The main building is a nicely restored old farm house which combines comfort with charm. Nice pool too. There are so...

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Trierweiler
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The rooms, Restaurant and Place is a Bit old....but clean. The Service is extraordinary! I spent my Birthday there and it was a wonderful day...thanks to the Special Treatments of the Staff. The Gardens Are beautiful!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Stayed here for one night on route from Cape Town to Durban. Great welcome from Suzette with lots of info on the area. Lovely gardens with great surrounding walks. Room was spacious and well furnished. A little disappointed with the carpet which exhibited a number of stains and should really be replaced, but this did not detract from a very...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in an extraordinary location on the outskirts of the picturesque village of St Francis Bay, this country house epitomises tranquility. This intimate family run guest house surrounded by rich coastal fynbos, an abundance of birdlife and large gardens typifies comfort and charm without compromising service or attention to detail. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dune Ridge Country House

Address: 80 Taragona Road, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Saint Francis Bay
Price Range: $221 - $394 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dune Ridge Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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