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6 Cliff Street, De Kelders, Overstrand 7220 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 20/06/30 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Cliff Lodge
Updated 20/06/30 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#1 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in De Kelders
Travellers' Choice
Set on the cliffs, right above the sea with breathtaking views across Walker Bay, Cliff Lodge is 35km from Hermanus and 5km from Gansbaai, in the tranquil village of De Kelders. Luxurious, individually decorated bedrooms open onto outside sea view patios. Rooms range from standard side rooms to a spacious sea front room, a luxurious penthouse suite, and a sea front cottage. Our comfortable guest lounge has tea and coffee making facilities, a well-stocked honesty bar and a library of books about the area. The all-weather conservatory and sea front deck have spectacular 180-degree ocean and mountain views. This is the perfect spot to sample the local Overberg wines or enjoy our excellent coffee, while watching whales or the spectacular sun sets over Walker Bay. Our swimming pool has the perfect location, right on the cliff top overlooking the sea, and the beaches of the Walker Bay Nature Reserve are a short walk from Cliff Lodge.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Yoga classes
Free breakfast
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Special diet menus
Board games / puzzles
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Seating area
Bottled water
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans, Xhosa
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Heather S wrote a review Sep 2021
Cape Town, South Africa26 contributions4 helpful votes
Wonderful location and very attentive staff. Breakfasts were amazing. I had the North room and the view was well worth the extra cost. The family that own the lodge were very friendly and helpful, organizing places to dine and making suggestions of activities..
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Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: September 2021
Sleep Quality
1 Helpful vote
hba327 wrote a review Jan 2021
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Wow, what a spoil! We stayed in the honeymoon suite which was exceptional. The breakfasts were outstanding and cooked to perfection. The hosts, Gideon and Gill made sure we were treated like royalty. The staff were attentive to our every need.
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Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: January 2021
Sleep Quality
1 Helpful vote
Tracy V wrote a review Jan 2021
Cape Town Central, South Africa22 contributions3 helpful votes
Wow wow wow! 👏 The most magnificent location on the Overberg coastline! If you love the sound of waves lulling you to sleep, this is it! Idyllic.... and have we mentioned magnificent? The hosts and staff are warm and attentive, with the perfect balance between friendly, interesting conversation and respect of privacy. And the breakfasts.....undoubtedly up there with the best we've ever had! Would we recommend this perfect slice of heaven a million times?? You decide! An absolute joy!
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
1 Helpful vote
Peachman_travel wrote a review Oct 2020
18 contributions36 helpful votes
We had an outstanding stay at Cliff lodge. Their service was amazing, view is spectacular. They have a very yummy home made carrot cake and breakfasts and coffees are outstanding. You won’t go wrong with your stay there.
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Date of stay: October 2020
Room Tip: Honeymoon suite is massive and amazing view
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2 Helpful votes
Corinne wrote a review Oct 2020
Johannesburg, South Africa2 contributions2 helpful votes
Brilliant accommodation with stunning views of the ocean. A wonderful choice when you are exploring the exquisite countryside & are wanting to see the whales in the Bay. Lovely, friendly and professional staff. Also, the food is delicious - especially the breakfasts.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
1 Helpful vote
Response from Gill O'Sullivan, Owner at Cliff Lodge
Responded 04 Oct 2020
Thank you so much for your kind words and for taking the time to review Cliff Lodge Corrine. It was a treat to have you and your family here. Next time we'll take Josh to explore the beach. Stay well and many thanks.
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US$161 - US$218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaWestern CapeOverberg DistrictOverstrandDe Kelders
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cliff Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Cliff Lodge?
Nearby attractions include African Penguin & Seabird Sanctuary (4.6 km), Klipgat Caves (0.7 km), and Owl's Pub (6.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cliff Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Cliff Lodge?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Cliff Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Cliff Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cliff Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, Blue Goose, and Benguela Restaurant De Kelders.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Cliff Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and yoga classes during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Cliff Lodge?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Cliff Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Afrikaans, and Xhosa.
Does Cliff Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.