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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We were recommended to stay at this B&B by other visitors to South Africa and we very pleased that we took their advice! On arrival Shabene was most welcoming and showed us around their very modern, light and airy house. the 2 well appointed bedrooms are on the ground floor. Breakfast is taken on the patio on the 1st floor...

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

We also enjoyed your company very much and are glad, that you have been recommended to us. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, enjoyed our breakfast and our restaurant suggestion. Should you travel to our beautiful country again, it would be a pleasure, to welcome you again. To both of you everything of the best, Gerhard...

The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We stayed two nights at Marebella Guesthouse. The rooms are big, very well equipped and with a nice terrace overlooking the oceaan. Gerhard and Shalene are excellent hosts. They advice you on where to eat or what to do. The best part of the house is for sure the very big communal terrace with its fantastic view over Walker Bay....

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

Your enthusiasm about Marebella was very rewarding for us, thank you very much for your kind words. We are also very happy that your shark cage dive was such a success and that you had such a good time during your visit to our area. Keep well and best regards, Gerhard and Shalene

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed with Gerhard and Shalene for 2 nights while doing the garden route from Cape Town to Port Eliz. We had an absolutely fantastic stay. They are both so friendly and helpful you could not wish for someone better or more accommodating. The house is big, tastefully decorated, very spacious and immaculately clean. The bedroom is...

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. It was indeed a stunning day when you had breakfast outside on the deck and we are so glad that you treasure this so much. It would be wonderful if we could welcome you both again here at Marebella as we enjoyed hearing about the interesting place you live and the incredible...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Gerhard and Shalene gave us and absolutely brilliant and warm reception, and helped us greatly with their local knowledge of the area. The Guesthouse is definitely up to European standards and we will definitely visit again.

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed yourself here at Marebella, your comments are very rewarding. Hope to see you again sometimes. Keep well, Gerhard and Shalene

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Awesome views and hospitality from Shalene & Gerhard. Thoroughly enjoyed the refreshing plunge pool & the room was super spacious & comfy. Just wish we could stay longer but will definitely be back one day.

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

It would be wonderful if you would return to us and have more time available to explore the beauty of our surrounding paradise. We wish you all the best and a enjoyable summer season in Plettenberg Bay. Gerhard and Shalene

Guernsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Gerhard and Sarlene made us feel so welcome and recommended us to a great restaurant in Gansbaai. The guest-house is furnished to European standerds and you can't ask for better host. We will be back.

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have met you, sadly you were only able to stay for one night. We look forward to welcome you again later this year. Keep well, best wishes, Gerhard and Shalene

Arnhem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Gerhardt and Shalene are very hospitable They are are 2 very enthusiastic people and do everything to let you feel comfortable. They give good advice. Their house is really fantastic. Architecturally quite interesting. The breakfast is also very nice. The morning of the 2nd day, Gerhardt knocked at the door to draw our attention to 2 whales that swam near...

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, so glad that you enjoyed your stay at Marebella. After so many years we are still enthusiastic about the whales, especially when they are so close to shore in front of us. To both of you everything of the best for 2016 and hopefully we see each other again. Gerhard and Shalene

Bristol
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We spent 2 nights at this lovely guest house in one of their 2 very spacious rooms overlooking Walker bay. Shalene & Gerhard are wonderful hosts, provide a great breakfast and tips on the local area and will book restaurants and boat trips for you. There is a very welcome plunge pool on the upper terrace again with superb views...

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay so much at Marebella as well as our restaurant recommendation and your boat trip. All in all it seems that you had relaxing days here in our little piece of paradise and it would be a great pleasure to welcome you again sometimes. All the best for 2016, Gerhard and Shalene

Stadthagen, Germany
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Marebella Guesthouse is a very special place and a real escape. With only two rooms the atmosphere is very personal and charming and thanks to the wonderful hosts, Shalene and Gerhard, Marebella Guesthouse is a synonym for true hospitality. Comfortable rooms, breathtaking views, front row whale watching opportunities: what more can you ask for. So if anyone of you intends...

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words, only special people like you can make a place special. It is true, De Kelders is a nature lovers paradise, far away from crowds and busy shops. We have enjoyed your company very much and sincerely hope that both of you will return to us again. We wish you well for 2016,...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying one night at Marebella in October during whale season. Shalene and Gerhard went out of their way to make me feel welcome and organised a fantastic whale cruise down to the last detail for me as well as booked a dinner reservation at a lovely little resturant (food was superb -although would not recommend...

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Marebella, Owner at Marebella Seafront Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, also we regretted that you were only able to stay one night at Marebella. We have very much enjoyed your company and it was a great pleasure to have been of assistance regarding whale watching and your dinner arrangement. If you decide to return to our area it would be a pleasure to welcome...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spacious luxury guest rooms on the seafront with 180 degree uninterrupted panoramic sea views of Walker Bay. Whale watching from your room and private terrace from June to December. Owner-run by Gerhard and Shalene Pirker. German spoken. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marebella Seafront Guesthouse

Address: 29 Cliff Street | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Gansbaai
Price Range: $137 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“All have wonderful sea views”
 of 5 bubbles kiwisfly, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms are fine”
 of 5 bubbles HorstRiven, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“2 rooms - no difference”
 of 5 bubbles outlaws_2000, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Perfect location in De Kelders, the place to be in the season that the whales are.”
 of 5 bubbles 417travelagent, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Both guest rooms have lovely views and are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles TrekkingTraveller, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
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