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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An absolutely stunning place! Fantastic and friendly service. The rooms are stunning, well furnished, and spacious with beautiful interior. We stayed in one of the penthouse suits, but had a look at some of the other rooms as well, all of which are stunning. Not as stunning as the penthouse suite of course. Amazing views as well and delicious breakfast...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stay at the Sea Star Cliff. The suite of this boutique hotel had an awesome ocean view where you could watch the whales passing by during the season (June-November). The service was very kind and helpful organizing restaurants and excursions.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doting, friendly staff. Incredible views. Thoughtful rooms that have everything one could need. We also had a lovely dinner with wine pairing - great not to have to leave the property. There is a lot of attention to detail here and the location and views are phenomenal. Highly recommend.

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SeaStarCliff, General Manager at Sea Star Cliff, responded to this review

Dear Sea Star Guest, We are delighted to receive this great feedback regrading your experience at our establishment. It is always heartwarming to know our guest enjoyed our services. Thank you and we hope to welcome you back for more future stays. Best Regards Elzette, Sean and The Sea Star Cliff Team

Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is simply beautiful with the most amazing views. Staff and breakfast were first class couldn't fault anything. Perfect for whale spotting. Beautiful pool to cool down in after a hot day. Would highly recommend.

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SeaStarCliff, Manager at Sea Star Cliff, responded to this review

Dear Gentle Critic, Thank you very much for sharing you lodging experience at our Lodge. We are glad that you are happy with our services. Keep well and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind Regards Elzette and Sean

Surrey
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely spot near Gansbaii with fantastic views over Walkers Bay. Very tranquil. The hotel is modern and well equipped. Our suite was very spacious, BUT if you are allocated room no 7 you must be prepared to be completely overlooked either by the room next to you or from the adjacent property. Privacy only with closed curtains....

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SeaStarCliff, Manager at Sea Star Cliff, responded to this review

Dear Gentle Critic, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our establishment. We are glad to know you enjoyed are service and hope to welcome you back for more future stays. Best regards Elzette and Sean

Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location with stunning views, the rooms and hotel in general were well decorated and very clean. Comfortable beds and a wide choice for breakfast but I had to knock one star off because there was no soundproofing of the bedrooms and we could hear every word, every step and every door that banged as though it was actually in...

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SeaStarCliff, Manager at Sea Star Cliff, responded to this review

Dear Gentle Critic, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. We are glad to know you enjoyed our services. We are very sorry that your stay was compromised by the noise due to no soundproofing. A solution to remedy these inconveniences is being work on and we would be very pleased if you would visit...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Spent 2 days in Penthouse Room with stunning views across the bay, spotting seals floating in the water having survived the whales! Met on arrival by a most impressive young man, Sean, whose willingness to make us immediately at home was a great start. He showed us to our room, made sure we knew what there was to see in...

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SeaStarCliff, Manager at Sea Star Cliff, responded to this review

Dear Gentle Critic, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. It is always heartwarming to hear that our hospitality is appreciated. Keep well and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind Regards Elzette and Sean

Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived yesterday and was welcomed by a very friendly Elzette. We booked the Penthouse, and I suggest you do the same! On the roof of this establishment, the views are magnificent!! We spend 5 hours just laying and watching the ocean and later the stars! Absolutely so stunning! The room is fantastic! It has a King size bed, with...

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SeaStarCliff, Manager at Sea Star Cliff, responded to this review

Dear Gentle Critic, Thank you very much for your kind words. We are pleased to know you were happy with our services, and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Keep well and Kind regards Elzette and Sean

netherlands
Reviewed 16 December 2016

lovely view from the penthouse terrace. very friendly team. sean and elzette are wonderfull hosts. nice area to do a nice walk through walker bay reserve. wanted to go to salmonsdam reserve but on arrival this was closed which was a pitty. next time we will be back in whale season. this time we just missed them. there are a...

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SeaStarCliff, Manager at Sea Star Cliff, responded to this review

Dear Gentle Critic, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. It is always heartwarming to hear that our hospitality is appreciated. Keep well and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind Regards Elzette and Sean

Embrach, Switzerland
Reviewed 11 December 2016

we had an absolut amazing view from our room. The accommodation was clean and very well furnished with Nespresso machine, tv, dvds, etc. and a freestanding jacuzzi. there is a nice little pool on the first floor. Nice breakfast buffet with all you could wish. The only negative point was not due to the lodge but to the neighbour who...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Sea Star Cliff

Address: 41 Cliff Street | De Kelders Gansbaai, De Kelders 7220, South Africa (Formerly Whale Sanctuary Lodge)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > De Kelders
Price Range: $172 - $406 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sea Star Cliff 3.5*
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