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Dune Guest Lodge
Ranked #4 of 58 Wilderness B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 4 August 2014

We had a wonderful time at The Dune Lodge. Breakfast was lovely overlooking the ocean with a buffet, freshly baked bacon and eggs and a platter of fresh fruit. Downstairs in the beautifully decorated lounge was a fireplace we loved to sit close to. Wilna is the perfect host and did everything to make our stay the most enjoyable. Pomodoro is a nice italian restaurant to have diner. Wilderness is a beautiful environment to hike, walk on the beach and visit The Wilderness National Park.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 1 August 2014

We have just arrived home after a wonderful 4 days at the Dune Guest Lodge. The trip was a surprise holiday for us paid for by our children and they couldn't have chosen a better place.From the moment we arrived until we left we were made to feel ''special''. The room (the Beach room) had everything you needed and was very spacious.Waking up and seeing whales from the room was the icing on the cake!The breakfasts were amazing and everything was very well-presented. Well done to all the staff - we would thoroughly recommend the Dune and would love to be back some time.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

We had a fantastic stay at Dune Guest Lodge which is perfectly located in The Wilderness with its close proximity and easy access on to one of the finest beaches. Wilna, our host was excellent and made us feel very welcome and at home. We went there to enjoy some peace and quiet and to rest and that was easily achieved. One recommendation would be that the hotel looks into providing the option of dinners as well as for us with a young family, this would have made the stay perfect !!!

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

The Guest House is right on the top of the dunes, as the name suggests. Several rooms have terraces overlooking the beach, and there are steps down to the beach. It is a simply stunning place to stay. The Indian Ocean breakers were pounding away all night, but I found that soothing.
There is also a swimming pool and terrace with loungers, but clearly that's more useful in the summer. I found a warm sunny spot on a lounger to read and before long the manager appeared with a cushion.
Our rooms were exceptionally well equipped and comfortable, with everything you could have possibly desired; safe, robes, coffee maker, kettle, fridge, sofa, excellent shower and bath, super large bath, etc.
The public rooms were very comfortable, and a fire was lit in the evening which made a really cosy place for a nightcap.
Breakfast was excellent, in an airy room, with a delicious platter of fruits, a cooked breakfast, which was very well done, and all manner of other options, including cheese, ham, etc. You could help yourself to a wide variety of teas, make more toast, and the service was excellent.
The staff were very friendly and helpful, and the manager was very attentive. It's a slick operation, which I would recommend to anyone who fancies a bit of luxury by the seaside, at whatever time of year.

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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

If you want beach right on your doorstep, amazing views and a sense of comfort and luxury this is the place to stay.
Great breakfast, lovely hosts, and superb overall value for money for the location.
Walking distance to some nice restaurants, and overall a good experience.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 July 2014

We are currently staying at this beautiful B&B in Wilderness. I wanted to review ASAP as I am so impressed with everything so far. The most magnificent sea views from most rooms, luxurious rooms (we have two). Nespresso pod machine in each room, fluffy white towels, robes, etc. as it's winter-time and a chilly 8deg, we have not made use of the stunning deck outside our room, but sitting on the couch in the room, overlooking the view has been amazing. We will definitely be back....thank you guys!

Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 9 May 2014

We stayed three nights at this exceptional bed and breakfast Lodge accommodation. Superbly located, with all rooms directly overlooking the wonderful unspoilt Wilderness Beach, the accommodation is modern, well designed all with ensuite facilities and underfloor heating. Each room has direct access to the beach via its own private balcony and the rooms are thoughtfully furnished to a very high standard.
Breakfast is taken on the first floor which has even better views and the presentation and quality of the breakfast exceeds five stars!
There are also a variety of very good conveniently local restaurants to take dinner including "The Girls" which for an extra 30 Rand will collect you and deliver you home afterwards.
Simply perfection.

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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Address: 31 Die Duin, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Wilderness
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 58 B&Bs / Inns in Wilderness
Price Range: £99 - £143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dune Guest Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
On Wilderness Beach, one of the world's most beautiful beaches, with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean, the Dune Guest Lodge provides a rare taste of paradise. Our guest lodge is a refreshingly informal beach house, with direct access to the endless Wilderness Beach. Whales and dolphins can be viewed directly from your private sundeck, or from the deck at the poolside where our private swimming pool sparkles invitingly in the warm sunshine. ... more   less 
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