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1 Miller Street, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220 South Africa
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#4 of 26 B&Bs / Inns in Gansbaai
Travellers' Choice
It’s cosy, It’s personal, It’s private. Saxon Lodge offers you a space to be relaxed and refreshed on your travels. Situated above the harbour with everything at your fingertips, literally, with FREE WIFI throughout, you can sit back and enjoy the view of the ocean, the mountains, the quirky garden and pool over your favourite beverage. We will arrange your dinner bookings, activities and point you to the best things to experience in Gansbaai. Restaurants, shops and bars are within very easy walking distance from the lodge. Wake up to your shark cage dive in Gansbaai feeling refreshed and ready for this amazing adventure – beats waking at 3 in the morning for the big travel to be here on time. Laze away the afternoon after morning activities at the pool, in the garden or in the privacy of your suite or room until its time to dine at one of our fine restaurants. Our rooms are larger than most with individual décor and private entrances giving you freedom to come and go as you please.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool with view
Free breakfast
Highchairs available
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Plunge pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Laundry service
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Room features
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Electric blanket
Walk-in shower
Seating area
Separate living room
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Private bathrooms
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
City view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Harbour View
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans, Xhosa


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56Somewhat walkable
Grade: 56 out of 100
19Restaurantswithin 1 km
1Attractionwithin 1 km
552Reviews1Q+A40Room tips
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JennieQ44 wrote a review Jan 2021
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa150 contributions16 helpful votes
When I needed a guesthouse for a few days in Gansbaai, I saw a long list of suggestions, and yes, Gansbaai is full of guesthouses and B&B's. I selected Saxon Lodge because of the informal feel and I was not disappointed. The wonderful setting, just above the harbour, provides the visitor with beautiful views of the ocean and the harbour holds a unique appeal. Once entering the fort-like white washed homestead of Caron and Dave, I felt instantly at home. The reception with Caron was very welcoming after a nearly 3 hour trip from Cape Town airport during peak holiday traffic. I was upgraded to a family suite because she was kind. I enjoyed a two bedroomed unit with ample space, luxurious soft linen and a little patio of my own. The beautiful black soulful dog came to greet me
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Date of stay: January 2021
lbirck140140 wrote a review Jan 2021
1 contribution
Great location with a view. Very kind and personalized service. Rooms are charming, spacious and clean. Bathroom could be occasionally renewed but does not take away from the overall cozy feeling. Definitely worth to take a look at the bar...a real jewel.
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Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: December 2020
Response from Caron Lee, Owner at Saxon Lodge
Responded 10 Feb 2021
Thank you for the feedback.
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ua12 wrote a review Jan 2021
Basel, Switzerland59 contributions71 helpful votes
We stayed at the Saxon Lodge in a family room that was very spacious and nicely decorated. The lodge is small and managed by the owners who recommended to us restaurants and things to do in the area. There is small pool which we didn’t use as the water was a bit cold. The view from the pool are is really nice. Great place to stay if you are doing the shark dive the next day as it is 5 minutes driving from the port.
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Date of stay: December 2020
tkruge263200 wrote a review Oct 2020
Cape Town, South Africa1 contribution
Lovely for a weekend visit, the owner went out of her way to make our stay enjoyable. The room was nice and spacious and we had a super comfy sleep. Perfect for a weekend getaway. We absolutely love the Gansbaai hospitality
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Date of stay: September 2020
Response from Caron Lee, Owner at Saxon Lodge
Responded 06 Oct 2020
So glad you enjoyed your stay in Gansbai and our lodge. So looking forward to a future visit...it is so cool to have local South Africans visiting for weekends.
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Rebecca M wrote a review Aug 2020
10 contributions
I came across Saxon lodge by accident. My wifi went down and I had Important work and meetings to attend (via zoom calls) and needed to find a place where I could hotspot and connect to electric line. (at home, my wifi was down and data doesn't work in the Valley... And if I went out to get to a place where I could hotspot through my phone,where data would work, my laptop wouldn't work because I needed an electrical point. So I had to find a place that could accommodate me with an electrical point so that I could work from 8am. I drove around town in gansbaai trying to find somewhere to plug in my laptop and nobody could help. Nothing. I called Saxon lodge and Caryn was amazing. She immediately, without hesitation, welcomed me into the lodge. Her warmth and energy were so
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Date of stay: August 2020
Response from Caron Le, Owner at Saxon Lodge
Responded 11 Sep 2020
Thank you Rebecca, we are open for all as far as we can be. So happy we could assist you and thank you for bringing you here to enjoy our space.
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US$44 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaWestern CapeOverberg DistrictOverstrandGansbaai
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