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Tales of Whales Guesthouse

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came down to Tales of Whales for a short holiday and it was the most relaxing destination I could have ever chosen! A home away from home, this establishment is close to the beach with a spread of restaurants within walking distance. We were welcomed by their small team who make you feel like family. I will definitely be...

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Mike B, Manager at Tales of Whales Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Specialksolo It was a pleasure having you and we hope to see you sooner than later :-) Thanks for a wonderful review. Here's to more outstanding guests such as yourselves!

Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had a great weekend at Tales of Whales. We had the whole house for ourselves. The house is beautiful and relaxed. Mike, the host, was very kind and it was nice to meet him. Photos are real. We look forward to coming back!

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Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Mere words would do this trip such injustice, an adjective has not yet been designed for the most amazing, memorable and unforgettable time i experienced at your venue. I can simply say if i had the opportunity to share my experience with 2.5 billion people i would at the drop of the hat. Value for money, Child friendly, clean,cozy, homey,...

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Durban
Reviewed 29 December 2016

What I loved the most about this Guesthouse was how welcoming Mike was when we arrived. His attention to detail was so thoughtful and caring. After he had shown us his home with its abundance of comfortable living space, he showed us the gardens. The gardens are similar to a magical garden with pockets of rooms in different corners. There...

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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice quiet and central to all. Will revisit soon.All amenities just no breakfast.That's what makes it affordable.value for money.Just eat out and visit wimpy or a restaurant nearby. Still excellent.

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stayed for two nights, room was very clean and Comfortable. We liked the decor which was antique furniture. Thank you for super service. All staff were very welcoming and friendly. Thank you all very much.

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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

What a great 2 day stay. The owner is a very friendly and helpful person. The rooms are spacious and there is a lovely swimming pool. Will definitely make use if this Guesthouse if im ever that side again Thanks

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Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I travel a lot and there are few places that deliver more than they promise. Tales of Whales is a guest house that is truly a home from home. Mike and Tabera are a warm and friendly couple and go out of their way to assist in everything from planning day excursions to laying on a traditional SA barbecue for...

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Mike B, Owner at Tales of Whales Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hey Eric You're most welcome. Letters like yours make the effort we put in really worthwhile. Thank you for staying with us and I hope we will see you again in the not too distant future. Safe travelling Mike

Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I stayed here when I relocated and haven't yet found a place to rent. The place is great and has a real homey vibe. The host Mike is very friendly and made me feel at home from the get go. I stayed in the cottage, whcih has its own kitchen, bathroom and lounge. All necessities were provided.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 4 July 2016

The friendliness and relaxed atmosphere was awesome at the venue. The owner was very accomdating to assist where he can. When I visit my family in the Strand area, I would love to stay there again. The venue is very close to my family. I love the idea that you have access to the kitchen and living area if you...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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“all the rooms are great:-)”
_shameemah_j, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Very tranquil and clean place”
agnellik, 25 Apr 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms looked very nice, but the first one on the left of the entrance hall is the biggest, with a wonderful garden just outside your suite.”
yangaz, 10 Sep 2014 | Read review
“All rooms are wonderful.”
Royd235, 10 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Tell Mike what you need....he will give you the best fit to your needs.”
DebbieC1975, 5 Sep 2014 | Read review
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