Thornbay Accommodation

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4.5
#1 of 1 cottage in Doringbaai
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Location
4.8 of 5 bubbles
Cleanliness
4.7 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.7 of 5 bubbles
Value
Seafront fully equipped 1 or 2 Bedroom apartments each with own open-plan kitchen / lounge with own braai patio's. Breakfast can be arranged Restaurants within walking distance
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Property amenities
Free parking
Secured parking
Free internet
Pool
Breakfast available
Beach
Fishing
Laundry service
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Fence around pool
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Room features
Private balcony
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Private bathrooms
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Cable / satellite TV
Hair dryer
Stovetop
Room types
Ocean view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans

Location

Kusweg 4, Doringbaai 8151 South Africa
Getting there
Cape Town Intl Airport
243.1 km
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2 Restaurants
within 10 kilometers
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dkroon292326 wrote a review Jul 2021
Durban, South Africa1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
A comfortable unit with sea views, Thornbay is perfect for a short stay. Cooking facilities include a 2 plate hob and a microwave oven. Enough cutlery and crockery is provided for self-catering. Local restaurants were closed due to covid restrictions.
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Date of stay: July 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
4.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Eleonora wrote a review Mar 2023
25 contributions3 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Beyond expectations accommodation.
Stayed in Mackerel, upstairs with, as others have mentioned, view over the ocean and
busyish small harbour where Fryers Cove winery, restaurant is situated.
Very picturesque. Stunning sunsets
Lovely self catering flat, spacious, well equipped and super welcoming hosts, Michelle and Janine.
We left an item behind and were phoned about it within minutes snd it was kept for us till we were able to pick it up on our return trip.
Thornbay itself was a lovely night's stopover. Well worth a visit if you're planning a going nowhere road trip up the west coast.
Loved the Doring Bay sauv blanc from Fryers cove
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Date of stay: February 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from MICHELE NIELSEN, Owner at Thornbay Accommodation
Responded 03 Mar 2023
Thank you kindly for such a fantastic review, Thornbay guests are special to us and we strive to make them as comfortable as possible, travel safe and hoping to see you again in the future. West Coast Regards Michele & Janine and the Thornbay team
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aljung447136 wrote a review Jan 2023
Cape Town, South Africa1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed for one night in the Barracuda flatlet in January-23. It was sort of basic, but very neat and clean with all the necessities in place. Had an evening braai on the balcony and admired the sunset. The owners brought us a hearty English breakfast in the morning and subsequently offered us a ride to the nearby airstrip. Admirable service mindedness! Great place to stay!
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Date of stay: January 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
3.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
4.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from MICHELE NIELSEN, Owner at Thornbay Accommodation
Responded 24 Jan 2023
Thank you for the great review, we hope to see you in the future, travel safe. Michele, Janine and the Thornbay team
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Marthie JvR wrote a review Nov 2023
6 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Thornbay accommodation offers excellent accommodation just a stones throw from the sea. The facility is clean and well equipped for self catering. Friendly reception.
Thornbay comes highly recommended.
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Date of stay: November 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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pblack135604 wrote a review Nov 2021
1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Super location overlooking the ocean. Parking right in front of the unit. Comfortable accommodation.
Good breakfast. Fast laundry service
A great location for relaxing and taking it easy. Pity weather was so changeable.
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Date of stay: October 2021
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
3.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
4.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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jwesse837320 wrote a review Jan 2023
De Aar, South Africa1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This was an awesome self-catering stay. Very spacious accommodation and the view was to die for. It was value for money and we like the quietness of the area. We saw some of the most spectacular sunsets over the ocean. The friendliness and helpfulness of the local people is something one do not encounter everywhere anymore.
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Date of stay: January 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from MICHELE NIELSEN, Owner at Thornbay Accommodation
Responded 18 Jan 2023
Thank you for this fantastic review, we hope to see you again in the future, travel safe. Michele & Janine and the Thornbay Team
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Janet B wrote a review Aug 2021
Sedgefield, South Africa4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Stayed one night En route to Springbok. First visit to the area and wished we had longer to stay. Our room was comfortable, clean with comfy bed and good linen. Lovely sheltered braai area with beautiful views of Harbour and lighthouse. Michelle and Janine were lovely. No hesitation in recommending Thornbay.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from MICHELE NIELSEN, Owner at Thornbay Accommodation
Responded 05 Sept 2021
Thank you for this great review, travel safe and hope to see you in the future. Thank you for recommending THORNBAY.
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Finyeti wrote a review Jan 2023
Marloth Park, South Africa3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We had an very nice stay for two nights. Nice cosy, clean and neat accomodation. Well equipped with nice braai on the ground floor verhanda. Wood, ice and fish available next door. Relative quiet environment with amazing sunsets from your verhanda towards the light house.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from MICHELE NIELSEN, Owner at Thornbay Accommodation
Responded 06 Feb 2023
Thank you for your review, travel safe and we hope to see you in the future. Michele/Janine and the Thornbay team
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Chantél wrote a review Mar 2023
Pretoria, South Africa2 contributions
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
What a jewel of a place with the most beautiful view. Walking distance from everything. Friendliest staff that orientated the guests wrt the town and what it can offer. Excellent rooms with all you might need. Definitely a go back to place for sure!!!
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Date of stay: March 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Get there as soon as possible.
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gvital831816 wrote a review Apr 2022
1 contribution
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Beautiful sea view from the balcony, very nice location close to the sea. Furniture need to be upgrated. The main bedroom is ok, the second bedroom and the bathroom nearly sufficient. Breakfast not impressive
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Date of stay: April 2022
3.0 of 5 bubblesValue
3.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
3.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
4.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Chantél wrote a tip Mar 2023
Pretoria, South Africa2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Get there as soon as possible."
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KingsleyP631 wrote a tip Apr 2016
Somerset West, South Africa74 contributions33 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"All have fantastic sea views."
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Dolletjie wrote a tip Jan 2015
Worcester, South Africa17 contributions2 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"I think the units on the upper level will have better views and more privacy, but we stayed in the Yellowtail and it was very well equiped and beautifully decorated."
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PRICE RANGE
R 978 - R 1,323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeDoringbaai
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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Frequently Asked Questions about Thornbay Accommodation
What are some of the property amenities at Thornbay Accommodation?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, free parking, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at Thornbay Accommodation?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and a pool view.
What food & drink options are available at Thornbay Accommodation?
Guests can enjoy breakfast and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Thornbay Accommodation?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Thornbay Accommodation?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Thornbay Accommodation?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.
Does Thornbay Accommodation have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.