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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely owner Michelle takes care of you and all of your needs! Very relaxing place! Fabulous bungalows! Close to Capetown and Gordon's Bay. Great for couples and families. Very secure. A bit difficult to find, but Google Maps will show you the way.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We Stayed here to make it easy to explore the areas outside Cape Town. The lodge has all styles of accommodation, we were in self catering. The beds and rooms were good and well equipped and outside we had shared use of 2 swimming pools, courtyard, gardens and a farmyard. We also had a private patio. Great people, lovely setting,...

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Harriet J, Owner at Chelaya Country Lodge, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at Chelaya and we really hope to welcome you back very soon. The Barnacle in Pringle Bay is also our property so next time spend a few days there as well!

Reviewed 31 October 2016

Since my last stay at Chelaya there have been some wonderful changes. More chalets, another pool, the booma.... Wonderful! And Michelle was doing a great job by helping me with any wish or request I had. Thank you so much for your hospitality! It still feels like my home in South Africa. :-)

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 27 July 2016

So nice to stay at a place where you feel so welcome and where the manager goes out of her way to make you comfortable. Had a lovely stay at Chelaya - nicely situated so that you can take your kiddies to the snake park and Monkey Land. Clean and comfortable with everything you need provided.

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Downpatrick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great location for exploring the wine region and garden route. Easy to get to from the airport. Also good base for exploring Cape Town, Muizenberg beach etc. Lovely location with beautiful gardens, friendly animals and helpful staff. Thanks Michelle and Raymond

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Ah what can I say...This must be about the 4th time that I have stayed at Chelaya Country Lodge. Just so very accommodating to one's every need. From the free roaming ducks and chickens to the dogs visiting while having a braai seeking that little bone or two. Michelle and Raymond are ever so kind and helpful as are the...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We spent 3 days here. It was very spacious and had lots of parking for a trailer. Michelle was very helpful . Had a complete kitchen and 3 bedrooms. Pool was still being filled. Was a little noise during the day a they are building but very quiet at night. Plenty friendly chickens and ducks.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 22 March 2016

At very short notice I was accomodated at the Chelaya Country Lodge. Michelle Pretorius as well as Raymond, were just the most helpful hosts I have ever encountered. My partner and I were housed in the Milk Shed which was absolutely stunning. The grounds and setting of the lodge are impeccable and the farm animals are just too precious. I...

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Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a week long stay at Chelaya. What a beautiful setting. The team led by Michelle could not have been more kind and helpful with advice ranging from where to visit to enabling internet connectivity. The grounds are full of wildlife, ducks, geese and chickens to name but a few which all help to give a relaxing and...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We have just spent 3 nights here and wish we could stay longer. Booked through a travel agent so we had no idea what it would be like and to be honest we were a bit worried. Thankfully we have been more than pleasently surprised. Close to the airport, within half hr drive to main cape town city and close...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chelaya Country Lodge offers 4 hectares of park like grounds with the 4 bedroom Homestead, 2 three-bedroom cottages, 5 two-bedroom cottages and 4 corporate or bed-only rooms. Chelaya offers only self-catering and bed only options, has a full time duty manager, the units are serviced daily. The grounds are filled with old trees, squirrels, ducks and chickens with the resident dog and cat always friendly. There is a lot of open water so be warned with young children; ask for a cottage that is protected. Two swimming pools and huge sun decks offer ideal sun-downer spots and each cottage is equipped with its own braai, kitchens, verandahs and in most cases wifi. The Khaya is a common area offering laundry facilities, DSTV, DVD and wifi. Chelaya is situated within easy access of all Cape Town attractions, many world class golf courses and all the major wine routes. We can arrange car hire facilities and various guided tours if required. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chelaya Country Lodge

Address: Mondeor Road, Somerset West, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Somerset West
Price Range: $68 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Chelaya Country Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“It doesn't really matter... All chalets and the main house.... It's wonderful everywhere!”
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“Try the Milk Shed!”
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