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Saxon Lodge is located in Gansbaai, which is known as the ideal location for White Shark diving and whale watching. The lodge features a splash pool and uninterrupted views of Gansbaai harbor, Walker Bay and the Hottentots Holland Mountains.

Most of the rooms offer a sea view and a private veranda. All rooms have a private bathroom which has either a bath or shower and complimentary body care products.

The Saxon Restaurant serves home-cooked meals made from fresh produce from the village of Gansbaai. Refreshments are served at the Saxon Arms pub including local wines from the surrounding Overberg region.

Free Wi-Fi and private parking is available. Hermanus is a 40-minute drive from Saxon Lodge and the Cape Town International Airport is 91 mi north of Gansbaai.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Saxon Lodge has been welcoming guests since Nov 28, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Halal, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Saxon Lodge

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Stanford's Bay

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Romansbaai Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.7 miles from property
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Gansbaai Harbour
    0.2 miles
  • Kleinbaai Golf Course
    1.9 miles
  • Shark Cage Diving Gansbaai
    2.2 miles
  • Strandveld Museum
    3 miles
  • Uilenkraalsmond
    3.6 miles
  • Dangerpoint Lighthouse
    4.1 miles
  • Platbos Forest
    6.2 miles
  • Flower Valley Farm
    7 miles
  • Geyser Island Reserve
    8.1 miles
  • Birkenhead Brewery
    12.1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant The Boathouse
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar The Boathouse
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Oppiedek
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Blue Goose
    0.3 miles
  • Restaurant Thyme at Rosemary
    0.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Uilkraalsmond
    3.1 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Atlantic Ocean
    0 miles
  • Mountain Duniefontein Mountains
    0.1 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Stanford's Bay
    1.3 miles
  • Romansbaai Beach
    1.7 miles
  • Die Plaat Beach
    3.2 miles
  • Franskraal Beach
    3.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cape Town International Airport
    60.4 miles
How to get to Saxon Lodge from Cape Town International Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Saxon Lodge
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Bar crawls
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
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House rules Saxon Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


8:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Saxon Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that meals are prepared for 4 or more people by arrangement only. Bookings must be made by 12 noon on the day.

Please note that 1 dog and 2 cats live on the premises.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform Saxon Lodge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Saxon Lodge

  • Check-in at Saxon Lodge is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Saxon Lodge by:

    • Car 2h 30min
    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 2h 30min

  • Room options at Saxon Lodge include:

    • Family
    • Twin/Double
    • Double

  • Saxon Lodge is 650 feet from the center of Gansbaai.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Guests staying at Saxon Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • The prices at Saxon Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Saxon Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Bar crawls
    • Bike tours
    • Swimming pool
    • Horseback riding
    • Walking tours