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Reviewed 8 October 2023

When we arrived here we almost forgot that we were in St. Lucia. This place is a small resort of it's own. The building and the garden with pool made us feel like we were in somekind of tropical place in the Caribean or the far East for that matter. But no need to go there. African Ambience and St. Lucia are places well worth a visit. Hennie and Ilze are perfect hosts and made us feel at home. Hennie gave us good advice regarding all the things we could do in and around St. Lucia. We had a lovely room that was very clean as well. Everything was well organized and breakfast was great. We had a perfect stay!

Date of stay: September 2023
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Hennie Coetzee, Owner at African Ambience Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2023

Dear Raymond
When I read your review, it makes our work so much rewarding. Thank you for your stay with us, yes the garden is our pride and we love working in it.
The information given, I belief help you to quickly have a bit of orientation and help you planning your days with us. I hope the horse ride stiffness was quickly out of the legs and that you have enjoyed the rest of your stay in SA.
You are always welcome to visit us again.

Warmest regards
Hennie & Ilze

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Reviewed 19 August 2023

We have had a vey pleasant stay at African Ambience Guest House. The breakfast was perfect and is served in a beautiful garden. We have appreciated all the help and service during our stay from the host Hennie especially regarding our trip towards Mozambique. We certainly like to recommend this guesthouse.

Date of stay: August 2023
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Hennie Coetzee, Owner at African Ambience Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2023

Dear Henry & Therese
Thank you for the kind review. We are glad that you have found everything to your liking. It was only a pleasure to assist you with the trip to Mozambique, and I am glad that everything worked out wonderful. It was a pleasure having you and remember you are always welcome to visit us again.
Kindest regards
Hennie & Ilze

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Reviewed 9 June 2023

We had a ball of a time. From day one we were treated like royalty. The hosts Hennie & Ilse were one of a kind, we were introduced to St Lucia's wide diversity of activities. From early sunrises to snorkelling on the beautiful reefs. We were also introduced to a new trend that is "fatbike fishing.
Thank you African Ambience Guest House

Date of stay: May 2023
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Hennie Coetzee, Owner at African Ambience Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2023

Dear Compass...
Thank you for your kind words. It really was a pleasure hosting you. Yes, we had awesome weather and everything worked out fine. We are glad you have enjoyed all the "new" experience's and we hope to see you soon again.
Love
Hennie & Ilze

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Reviewed 15 April 2023

Highly recommended cozy guest house in St Lucia that was one of my favorite places to stay during our trip!
Location - central location walkable to town and the beach, but far enough from the main strip where there are no concerns about loud noises or disturbances and it feels truly peaceful
Hosts - the hosts are amazing and kind, they help coordinate trips and have great experience and recommendations for the area. They are so helpful and will coordinate reservations, lend items for the beach, accommodate for late check in etc and really go the extra mile to help you
Rooms - gorgeous, comfy beds, a welcome sherry drink, and beautiful decoration!

Date of stay: April 2023
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Ilze Coetzee, General Manager at African Ambience Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2023

Thank you so much for this beautiful review, we really appreciate it and it means a lot to read through a review and see that our guests do see and appreciate the love that we put into our guests and house. We love sharing this beautiful area that we live in. We are just pleased that you had a wonderful stay with us. It was a pleasure hosting you! Kindest regards, Hennie and Ilze

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Reviewed 26 March 2023

From the time I arrived till the time I left Hennie was very helpful with all my requests and queries. The lodge is extremely beautiful with the most amazing doors. The aircon in the room works like a bomb. The only thing i did miss was a bar fridge in the room but it did not come with this room so I knew that beforehand. Parking was also a breeze even with my DC Ute.

Date of stay: March 2023
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Hennie Coetzee, Owner at African Ambience Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2023

Thank You!
Yes, next time please stay a night or two longer, as you have experienced here is a lot to do in and around St.Lucia. We are glad that everything was to your liking.
The Standard rooms are a bit small to fit everything, but we do make provision with a fridge down at the breakfast section, that you can use.
Hope everything went well with the rest of your trip.
Until we see again, all the best.
Hennie & Ilze

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