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Summerhill Self Catering Accommodation St Francis Bay

172 St Francis Drive Eastern Cape, Saint Francis Bay 6312 South Africa

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#7 of 12 guest houses in Saint Francis Bay
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Summerhill is a small, upmarket, self-catering guesthouse, just a short 3min walk to the Indian Ocean and beautiful main swimming beach of St Francis Bay. We are situated in the heart of the this quaint seaside village, within walking distance to the shops, restaurants, pubs, banks and supermarket. We proudly offer free Wi - Fi, daily cleaning service, Full DSTV, free Braai wood in our communal boma and complimentary tea and coffee. Laundry (wash, dried and folded) is available. All units have fully equipped kitchen facilities, modern on suite bathrooms and luxury cotton bath towels and bathroom amenities. Breakfast vouchers are available at our local Rambling Rose coffee shop as a discounted price for a English breakfast and cappuccino. Airport shuttle can be arranged.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Beach
Boating
Children's television networks
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Secured parking
Wifi
Complimentary tea
Canoeing
Diving
Golf course
Hiking
Horseback riding
Snorkelling
Tennis court
Water sport equipment rentals
Windsurfing
Bowling offsite
Fishing
Squash offsite
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
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Blackout curtains
Housekeeping
Safe
Sofa
VIP room facilities
Kitchenette
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Microwave
Oven
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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3.0 of 5 stars
Languages Spoken
English

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172 St Francis Drive Eastern Cape, Saint Francis Bay 6312 South Africa
Summerhill Self Catering Accommodation St Francis Bay
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Hombakazi X wrote a review Dec 2023
Lady Frere, South Africa6 contributions2 helpful votes
Summerhill is best located as it is close to most tourist attractions in St Francis Bay. The rooms are clean and there's a beautiful lapa where enjoyed our braai. Tessa is a great host, she made our stay comfortable. I wish we stayed longer.
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Responded 08 Jan 2024
Many thanks for your wonderful review Hombakazi! We hope that you visit us again at Summerhill soon. Kind regards, Shavonne / Owner
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clintandyolandi wrote a review Aug 2023
Port Elizabeth, South Africa1 contribution
Thank you so much for a lovely stay. The 5 of us and our 2 fur babies really enjoyed every minute!! Kathy was so caring and kept on sending us load shedding updates. She is an absolute gem!! Hope to see you again for our next winter holiday.
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Response from Shavonne Hill, Owner at Summerhill Self Catering Accommodation St Francis Bay
Responded 23 Aug 2023
Dear Clint and Yolandi it was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us and your two fur babies. We really appreciate your lovely review and hope to see you again sometime in the near future.
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AWhiteHouseGHouse wrote a review May 2023
Grahamstown, South Africa2 contributions
It was an absolute pleasure to contact, be welcomed and hosted by Shavonne, her lady and their friendly pup:) Summerhill's rooms are extremely comfortable, clean, tasteful and the perfect location. We will definitely refer you to others as well as return. Thank you! Ken & Jolandi
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Date of stay: May 2023
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Response from Shavonne Hill, Owner at Summerhill Self Catering Accommodation St Francis Bay
Responded 01 Jun 2023
Many thanks Jolandi for your fabulous review of your stay at Summerhill We look forward to welcoming again at Summerhill Kind regards Shavonne and the A team
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bev17moore wrote a review Apr 2023
Bathurst, South Africa1 contribution
Very neat, friendly staff, all needs catered for. Based on the experiences of the places we had already stayed in on our trip we found Summerhill excellent quality, however, somewhat expensive in comparison.
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Date of stay: April 2023
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Responded 28 Apr 2023
Good afternoon Bev Thank you so much for the positive words. We hope to see you again in the near future. From The Summerhill Team
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DayTrip23014695652 wrote a review Apr 2023
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Very relaxing atmosphere, the rooms were neat and clean. Very spacious and well equipped. Beautiful beach just around the corner. We really enjoyed our weekend stay. Eateries close by and a brewery.
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Date of stay: April 2023
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Responded 15 Apr 2023
Thank you so very much for your positive review. It was a pleasure to have you with us, we hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards Summerhill Guest house
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amack965265 wrote a review Mar 2023
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For me a working Solo traveller, I found the accommodation met with all my needs. The location was ideal, with shops and amenities within walking distance. Not to mention a short walk to the beach. Thank you
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Date of stay: March 2023
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Responded 15 Apr 2023
Thank you very much for your time to send us a review. We hope to host you again soon. Kind regards Summerhill Guest house management
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Foodie snob wrote a review Apr 2022
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Lovely place to stay when you visit st Francis bay, rooms are always clean and tidy and the lady that ownes it is very friendly and accommodating. It’s located right in the village so perfect if you don’t feel like driving and it’s walking distance to the beach.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 16 Apr 2022
Many thanks for your awesome review , we look forward to welcoming you at Summerhill in your next visit to SFB.
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Tracey B wrote a review Mar 2022
Johannesburg9 contributions2 helpful votes
Found purely by accident following a long trip on a terrible road. We pulled up and we were assisted immediately. Told to come in relax and take a weight off. Superb accommodation with full Dstv WI fi and a fully kitted out kitchen. Exactly what we needed. A quick stroll to the main beach and we were fishing and playing in the surf
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julien l wrote a review Mar 2022
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We found this place and fell in love with it, nice big clean rooms right in the middle of the village, walking distance from everywhere. The host and owner was lovely and gave us some great recommendations on how to spend our weekend. Highly recommend them.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Shavonne Hill Summerhill Self-Catering, Owner at Summerhill Self Catering Accommodation St Francis Bay
Responded 27 Mar 2022
Great review Julien and 5 stars too. Many thanks for recommending Summerhill and looking forward to your next visit to Summerhill Kind regards Shavonne
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978rose wrote a review Oct 2021
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The room was lovely. However, the water was not hot - only luke warm after having to run the tap for a long time. The bed VERY uncomfortable. The location was perfect - private and close to shopps and beach. Safe and lovely walks. Garden and braai area excellent.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Responded 27 Mar 2022
Thanks for your review Rose and pointing out problems you experienced. You are our first complaint about the beds. I will look into this matter as we strive to give our guests a perfect nights sleep at Summerhill. Kind regards Shavonne
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R 994 - R 1,204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about Summerhill Self Catering Accommodation St Francis Bay
Which popular attractions are close to Summerhill Self Catering Accommodation St Francis Bay?
Nearby attractions include Two Habours Walk - St. Francis Bay (0.6 km) and St Francis Bay Beach (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Summerhill Self Catering Accommodation St Francis Bay?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Summerhill Self Catering Accommodation St Francis Bay?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Summerhill Self Catering Accommodation St Francis Bay?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Summerhill Self Catering Accommodation St Francis Bay?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Summerhill Self Catering Accommodation St Francis Bay?
Conveniently located restaurants include Rambling Rose garden cafe, St Francis Brewing Co - Brew Pub, and Twenty Two Eatery & Wine Bar.
Does Summerhill Self Catering Accommodation St Francis Bay have airport transportation?
Yes, Summerhill Self Catering Accommodation St Francis Bay offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Summerhill Self Catering Accommodation St Francis Bay located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Saint Francis Bay.