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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a comfort room in the first floor. They tried to give a standard room to me and I needed to rfer to my booking. The breakfast room is a little shabby and there have ben cobwebs in the roof, not very clean. St. Francis is calm, small and quite a ride to the coast. As Port Elisabeth it... More 

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brisanbedandbreakfas, Manager at Brisan On The Canals, responded to this review

Dearest Astrid, Thanks you for your honest review and we have taken your constructive criticism to heart and will up our game. We did originally ,on your arrival ,offer you a Canal facing de-lux room, however, you insisted in an upstairs room, which we duly gave to you. I do apologise for any inconvenience to yourself. We loved having you... More 

East London, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean and spacious room complemented with well sized bathroom. Hosts, Kevin and Ursula are most tentative to all guests requirements. Breakfasts are a delight, especially the fresh fruit salad,with a wonderful view onto the Canal. A absolute must, is to take the river cruises that is run from this B+B. Kevin's knowledge of the Canal is enlightening and one can... More 

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brisanbedandbreakfas, General Manager at Brisan On The Canals, responded to this review

Thanks you so very much for the kind words Stephen, it was an absolute pleasure being able to share our little piece of paradise with you and your wife. Looking forward to your next visit- Kevin & ursula. More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 20 October 2016

most enjoyable with great hosts, very accommodating and will definitely be returning. having the boat cruise through the canals was well worth it. will definitely recommend to friends and family whether in town for a weekend of golf or a relaxing getaway

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brisanbedandbreakfas, Manager at Brisan On The Canals, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words,Tian. It was great being able to show you our little paradise and look forward to sharing a few more of the treasures in St Francis. regards Kevin & Ursula More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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55 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

If you are looking for a place to stay when playing the links Golf course this is the place The beds are comfortable and the rooms are clean. Kevin & Ursula are most welcoming and if required offer a magic breakfast. The B&B is right on the canal and one can go on a river cruise weather permitting. We will... More 

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brisanbedandbreakfas, Manager at Brisan On The Canals, responded to this review

It was an absolute please hosting you. We are super pleased that the weather held of long enough to enjoy a canal & river cruise with you. See you, hopefully, in the-not-distant future. Regards Kevin & Ursula More 

Amanzimtoti
1 review
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Best guesthouse with the most professional hosts and manager and personnel. View is stunning. Personal touch and we had a fantastic sundowner boat ride with the owner and his personnel and friends on the canals. Will definitely stay in this B&B again. Thanks Brian!

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brisanbedandbreakfas, Manager at Brisan On The Canals, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure to have you stay as our guests, Ursula and I look forward to seeing you again in the-not-too-distant future. Brian sends regards too! Regards Kevin More 

Shanghai, China
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74 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

What fabulous hosts who made our large family party so welcome! The rooms are very comfortable and the bathrooms are spacious and clean. We loved the ease of the breakfasts which we ate on the covered veranda. There is a sense of privacy even in the canals which can feel crowded. Look them up and enjoy a real home from... More 

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brisanbedandbreakfas, Owner at Brisan On The Canals, responded to this review

Hi Glenda and all your lovely family Thanks so much for the lovely review after your 5 day stay with us at Brisan. We were delighted to host everyone on the happy occasion of the wedding and so pleased that you all enjoyed our simple but sincere hosting for the group. We hope that you all had a safe return... More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Thank you so much for everything! Our family loved every minute of staying at Brisan on the Canals. Your hospitality and service was absolutely brilliant! Will definitely be staying over again. Best memories made for our wedding day. Mr & Mrs de Froe

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brisanbedandbreakfas, Owner at Brisan On The Canals, responded to this review

Hi Deon and Natasha We do hope you have had a fabulous honeymoon. Thank you so much for sending in your review after your stay with us. It means a lot to Brian and myself that going that extra mile to assist our guests is really worth while. We would love to see you again and hear all about your... More 

Cape Town
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We stayed at this charming little Bed and Breakfast for one night only while visiting St Francis for a wedding. We received a warm welcome from the owner Sandy who took us to our spacious room with our own balcony overlooking the canals. Could not fault anything with our room and Sandy cooked us a terrific breakfast before we headed... More 

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brisanbedandbreakfas, Owner at Brisan On The Canals, responded to this review

Hi Sandy Thank you so much for the effort in reviewing Brisan on the Canals after your short stay with us. It is very much appreciated. Brian and I are delighted that you had a good experience here and sincerely hope that we will be able to offer you the same excellence of service and quality accommodation in the near... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Beautiful surrounding area. Good view of the canals. The b/b is not far from restaurants and shops. The breakfasts which were included were good. We will be back. A cruise of the canals is available and recommended.

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brisanbedandbreakfas, Owner at Brisan On The Canals, responded to this review

Hi Vernon Brian and I are always striving to improve our establishment so that guests receive the best possible value for money, comfort, experience and sheer pleasure. Thank you for taking the time and trouble to put in your review to TripAdvisor. This really is very much appreciated and we sincerely hope that you and Lynette will enjoy your travels.... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

The house is lovely, and the host friendly. The room was dated and furniture didn't match. Room was too snug with all the furniture placed there - very difficult especially with an infant. Toiletries provided appeared random. Rooms did not have 2pin plugs. Stained mats were on the floor and the curtain hung shabbily. Room wasn't suitable for a guest... More 

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brisanbedandbreakfas, Owner at Brisan On The Canals, responded to this review

Hi Racquel We thank you for your honest appraisal of the room you were occupying. What you did not mention was that you were on a Groupon voucher and that is for 2 people. Please note that we are at present working on the updating of our rooms as it becomes less busy. The room you occupied is normally let... More 

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Address: 7 Spray Avenue, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Saint Francis Bay
Price Range: £50 - £83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Brisan On The Canals 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All Canal rooms are great, whether on ground level or upstairs with private balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles stephen_vanniekerk, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms As well as upstairs rooms have a view of the canal.”
 of 5 bubbles vernonbrusse, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Whale,dolphin or penguin have lovely canal views”
 of 5 bubbles CherylC576, 23 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Canal facing room on lower level; then you can walk right to the breakfast room and canal system.”
 of 5 bubbles Chances99, 18 Feb 2013 | Read review
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