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Thornbay Accommodation

Kusweg 4, Doringbaai 8151 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • 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
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Updated 20/09/12 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#1 of 2 Speciality lodging in Doringbaai
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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Free parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Non-smoking rooms


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Kusweg 4, Doringbaai 8151 South Africa
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Cape Town Intl Airport243 kmSee all flights
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Dom D wrote a review Aug 2017
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom45 contributions17 helpful votes
Rooms were tired. Had a real seventies feel. Kitchen tiling was greasy. Fittings tired. Decorations? Well it depends. You could delight in the kitsch. Each roomed is 'themed' on a marine animal. Dolphin, shark etc. Frankly, I can't stand it but I recognise that it is to some peoples' tastes. The owner was surly and disinterested. When asked about an additional bed (something that he had been notified in the booking), we were told to make it ourselves and work it out. Okay maybe that's fine but I don't think it is good service. The bay has a stunning run down feel. The old fishing factory is now a wine producer. I liked the location. Didn't think much of the accommodation.
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Date of stay: August 2017
Sarah D wrote a review Mar 2017
7 contributions
This B&B is definitely worth visiting in this little town on the West Coast. the room is so beautifully decorated and has everything you need to have a braai while looking out at the big blue ocean. Only a stone's throw away from the local Fryer's Cove winery, you're guaranteed to have a great time!
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Date of stay: January 2017
Damion S wrote a review Oct 2016
Hoekwil, South Africa11 contributions1 helpful vote
Perfect for a budget break. Rooms are small but fully functional. Friendly owners. Lovely view of the bay. Which is a little run down, it has to be said, but does have some charm left. We left happy and rested.
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Date of stay: October 2016
Liezel S wrote a review Aug 2016
Cape Town, South Africa119 contributions20 helpful votes
This is our 6th time at Thornbay Accommodation. Spectacular views over the ocean & lighthouse from your own little porch. Well appointed self-catering at a very affording level. If you don't like braaing every night, make a turn at the Kommetjie Restaurant in Strandfontein, 10 min drive away. Suggest that you bring with all food & booze with, it will just make your stay more comfortable.
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Date of stay: August 2016
KingsleyP631 wrote a review Apr 2016
Somerset West, South Africa74 contributions13 helpful votes
We decided that we as well as our dogs needed a break from civilizations so looked for a place away from buzzing crowds. Thornbay/Doringbaai is the perfect place. In the middle of nowhere this small little fishing village has just what was needed - nothing. Our hosts Michele and Peter were very obliging and found us a unit perfect for our dogs as it was walled and gated so they had freedom to roam a little and do their business. The unit was clean and fully equipped. The town itself has a winery Freyer's and Kraft brewery as well as a restaurant on the jetty which is pet friendly. The food was good but wine and beer pricey considering it is made at site. There are two other smaller establishments on very pet unfriendly so gave it a miss and the other a basic fish and chip shop
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Date of stay: April 2016
US$42 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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