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Kenya
Reviewed 30 November 2014

We were last at Umnenge in October 2012 and had a super time. We just had to come back. We booked for 2 nights and stayed an extra... just too comfortable to want to move on. Great view of the bay. Easy walk to and along the cliffs. Great hosts (including Dora & Lady). Could not ask for more

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Hamilton, Bermuda
Reviewed 12 November 2014

This was an interesting B&B....we stayed at several during our trip. The location is spot on for scenery. You can walk across the yard and out towards the ocean where there is a gorgeous path and the scenery is just beautiful there. Stay in De Kelders, not Gansbaai. We wished we had not even spent a night in Gansbaai as...

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Gansbaai, South Africa
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Spent a lovely night at Umnenge Lodge with Mary and Richard. We even got lucky enough to see dolphins in the beautiful sunset! Couldn't have asked for a better start to our honeymoon. Thank you guys! Pieter & Jenny Serfontein

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Pleidelsheim, Germany
Reviewed 21 January 2014

We stayed at Umnenge Lodge for 3 nights and had an absolute perfect time there. Great breakfast. :) Very nice rooms, and also very friendly people. Rich organized for us the Great White Shark viewing, and he also organized the braai in the evening. Hope, we can come again.

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Reviewed 19 December 2013

We have stayed three nights in this charming family lodge. The location die Kelders is a safe destination to spend beautiful days with the family and enjoy the many activities offered by the ocean and the surroundings. We have done a Great White cage shark diving and a boat tour to Shark Alley. All these activities are done with the...

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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 2 January 2013

We spent a wonderful time in a wonderful place. Mary and Richard are very friendly and recommended to us nice restaurants and places to visit. The room is really nice with wonderful views to the sea. Thanks for your hospitality and see you soon! Johanna & Sergio

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Reviewed 29 December 2012

Although we stayed only 1 night IT was a truly remarkable experience. The guesthouse is located at a wonderful spot and our hosts made everything possible to made us like home. All of our questions and requests was answered promptly and perfectly and we had a wonderful breakfast together as well

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Kenya
Reviewed 20 October 2012

We stayed 2 nights in October 2012. From the minute we arrived we were very comfortable and felt at home. Richard, Mary and the boys are gracious and entertaining hosts. Dora the dog is really lovely. Breakfast is really superb. the rooms are.... wow! It's a shame the overhead telephone line across the street spoiled the photos of the bay...

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Reviewed 20 September 2012

we had a great of this very luxuyious guest house.The bedroom was very spacious and comprised balcony.With great to the sea and the whales.The location is nearby the bat caves.Richard and Mary do everything if you ask them for activities.They are simpley the best.

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Saint-Nazaire, France
Reviewed 4 August 2012

We stay three nights at the Umnenge Lodge last july and we had a perfect time!We had a very nice welcome by our host Richard an Mary,they was ready for to help and show us some interesting things all the time whene we need.Our room was great with a very beautiful view on the sea,we saw some whales jumping sometimes,incredibale!!!From...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Umnenge is a family friendly luxury African lodge situated on the rugged cliffs of De Kelders near Gansbaai in South Africa. Umnenge Lodge is a member of Guest House Association South Africa and has received 4 Stars from the Tourism Council South Africa. "Umnenge" is a Xhosa expression meaning 'whale in the bay' and refers to the Southern Right Whale which can be seen from Umnenge Lodge, frolicking in the waters of Walker bay from June to January. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Umnenge Lodge & Charters

Address: 1 Eden &15 & 17 Smuts Street | De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Gansbaai
Price Range: £39 - £48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Umnenge Lodge & Charters 4*
Number of rooms: 2
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“All the rooms overlook the sea, so no problem. Ask Mary to make you a booking for dinner, she know all the best restaurants!”
 of 5 bubbles 184pieters, 3 Jun 2014 | Read review
“If the quality of a place is judged by the bathroom then Umnenge Lodge is 6 star!”
 of 5 bubbles derekandsabine, 20 Oct 2012 | Read review
“A very good room with a sea view,it's possible to see some whales from the room!”
 of 5 bubbles seb181, 4 Aug 2012 | Read review
“Take the family room, it has the biggest terracce.”
 of 5 bubbles 492PaulA, 1 Mar 2012 | Read review
“Klooks at Home Restaurant. Richard & Mary will probably recommend, had a amazing food in a chilled out, well decorated family run restaurant....superb!!”
 of 5 bubbles nho02, 29 Dec 2011 | Read review
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