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Haus am Strand
Ranked #7 of 56 Wilderness B&B and Inns
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“Outstanding.”
Reviewed 2 April 2013 via mobile

Location location location. We stayed upstairs and the view from the balcony is dreamlike. Even though there is a busy road behind the house, the beautiful sound of the ocean envelopes the senses. The attention to detail is a great asset to this wonderful guesthouse. This was a big highlight on our trip to South Africa. I look forward to returning to this special place.

  • Stayed January 2013
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Reviewed 21 March 2013

Be very careful when booking this accommodation as we have just encountered a very bad experience.We stayed there for several days in 2012 and 2013 and made a booking for 2014. It is an idyllic spot showed by our returns.We made a booking request direct with the owner Rita but got no reply.Thinking her email address was no longer in use we made another request through "Rooms for Africa". In the meantime Rita got in touch and accepted our booking.Several days later Rita emailed us saying sorry someone had got in before us and we could not have our chosen accommodation but offered us alternatives. This was not acceptable to us we wanted the same we had had previously.I established the rogue booking was for a longer period.!Several days later we had a confirmation of our booking from "Rooms for Africa" Whether the reasons given are true or not you would think booking with the owner could be relied upon.She doesnt like bookings through agents as she has to pay commision

Room Tip: The Sea Cottage has barbecue facilities making it Self Catering
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Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
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Kempton Park, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 March 2013

This place is heaven on earth. All the rooms are sea facing and even can see the dolphins from you're room. You got direct access to the beach and this is a private beach right in front off you.

The room is spacious, well equipt and very clean. Rooms get cleaned daily and everything is to perfection.

The restaurants and shops is in walking distance from the guesthouse. This a very causual upmarket little town and close to a lot off places to go to and things to do.

Magic !!! Awesome !!!

Room Tip: All rooms are sea facing so it will not make a difference.
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  • Stayed December 2012, travelled with friends
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 February 2013

Travel Exclusively African organised our 5 week self drive tour of the Western Cape and our stay at Haus Am Strand in Wilderness for 3 nights was a perfect example of the quality of accommodation. Rita is justifiably very proud of the work she has carried out on this property which is clean, comfortable, well equipped and the biggest bonus of all - 20 steps to the beach. There is a huge beach at the bottom of the garden which is perfect for early morning walks. Literally just over the road is the village of Wilderness with an abundance of shops and restaurants. (Would highly recommend "The Girls Restaurant" for exceptional quality). Everything you need is literally on the doorstep with no need to use the car unless you want to go a little further afield for some of the amazing views in this area. Sitting on veranda listening to the waves was incredibly relaxing and would definitely rate this accommodation as one of the best that we stayed in during our 5 week trip. There is no doubt that we will return and next time hopefully stay longer. All the best to Rita and Joe and a huge thank you.

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 February 2013

Right on the beach! My boyfriend and I were so taken with the location we didn’t want to eat out so we had dinner on the balcony. The rooms were beautiful, proximity to all the shops was amazing so close to all the restaurants in town, wilderness is such a lovely place, you can wonder along the beaches into the town to cute coffee shops and have a luxurious dinner in the evening. Make sure you visit the national park for the waterfall walk, it’s a must, but be warned there is an admission to the national park!

Room Tip: All the rooms are amazing.
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  • Stayed November 2012, travelled as a couple
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 3 January 2013

On my recent stay at Haus am Strand I was surprised to see that it really is located on the beach! From our room it was 20 steps - and yes we counted, and we were on the sand.

The rooms are tastefully decorated with a few cosy touches. Besides the beds that were comfortable, clean and offered a view of the ocean; the room we stayed in was equipped with its own little kitchen area, a small dining table, a TV and 2 chairs in which to watch the TV from. The bathroom was impeccably clean and had a combined shower and bath with handrails for those of us who tend to be a bit more unsteady when getting in and out of the bath. There are comfortable seating areas outside the rooms and are great for those days where you just want to sit and enjoy the scenery.

Rita and Joe are the friendliest people and really have the insider knowledge on where the best places are to eat, shop or just experience Wilderness. Located close to nice restaurants (just a small walk) and so close to the beach Haus Am Strand will definitely see me again :)

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 18 December 2012

We were even tempted to extend our holiday! The name is very apt - the lawn literally flows onto the magnificent Wilderness beach and you fall asleep to the sound of the waves washing up onto the sand. The rooms are beautifully and tastefully decorated and leave you feeling refreshed and inspired. Rita and Joe treated us like their own family and made us feel so welcome. We sadly didn't get to meet Mike. We highly recommend Haus am Strand to other travellers and we will definitely return. 

  • Stayed December 2012
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Property: Haus am Strand
Address: 83 Sands Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Wilderness
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 56 B&Bs / Inns in Wilderness
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Haus am Strand 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Beautiful, romantic Guesthouse directly on the Beach. Large exotic garden flowing right onto the beach, with sun-loungers and grill. All apartments are on suite with Jacuzzi/Shower. The rooms are nicely furnished and supplied with heaters, heating blankets, towel heaters, some with underfloor heating, gowns and extra blankets for your comfort. Sat-TV in all rooms, except Mini Suite. WIFI FREE ! Most of them come with kitchenette and Jacuzzis. Two have facilities to make a small breakfast only, i.e. fridge, toaster, kettle... but not a kitchen. We offer breakfast with free coffee in our Partner-Restaurants, 2 minutes walk. There are about 12 Restaurants, Supermarket, Bars, Doctors, Postoffice, Bars, Laundry and small shops in the village across the road. ... more   less 
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