This place was recommended to me by a local company. I stayed here for two nights with my brother and had an excellent experience. Nice, clean, well managed. The owners, Caron and Dave, catered to all our needs beyond what can be expected and helped out with the local cuisine. There are several good restaurants within walking distance. There is a cute cat and dog around, both of are well behaved. We had several nice talks and learned a lot about Gansbaai & South Africa here. The bar is well equipped and has many memorabilia from previous (more or less famous) guests. We still need to test the chili tequila.
From the outside area there is a very good sea view.
Hope to be back soon again!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- With stunning views across Walker Bay, overlooking the traditional Gansbaai harbour, Saxon Lodge offers a down to earth, home from home stay in Gansbaai, The Great White Capital of the World TM and sanctuary for Southern Right Whales in winter. Unwind in one of our spacious rooms, or individually decorated suites with private entrances and verandas and take in this amazing eco-adventure paradise. From the lodge it is an easy walk to shops, banks, pubs and restaurants. We also have our cosy and popular licensed and well stocked bar, The Saxon Arms, catering for residents only, specialising in local wines and craft beers. Dave and Caron will assist with your itinerary and activity planning and bookings and ensure that you leave with great memories of Gansbaai. 2 hours from Cape Town, 30 minutes from Hermanus and en-route to or from the Garden Route, Gansbaai offers an authentic and dramatic marine, floral and mountainous playground to explore, experience and enjoy. Saxon Lodge in Gansbaai, your best choice for accommodation and real South Africa hospitality. Looking forward to meeting you Your hosts Dave & Caron ... more less
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