Just 500 metres from Standford’s Cove beach, this bed and breakfast offers rooms with free Wi-Fi, and balconies overlooking Walker Bay. We have private balconies for all rooms with a shared lounge and Satellite TV in the lounge. Rooms at The Bay Lodge are decorated in soft colours and include a seating area. Each is fitted with a ceiling fan and heating. All come with a private bathroom. A buffet breakfast is served daily at The Bay Lodge. It also has a shared kitchen with a fridge and a microwave. Several restaurants are within walking distance. Gansbaai is 3 km from The Bay Lodge. The staff can arrange boat-based whale watching and great white shark excursions.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

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

Free private parking available on-site


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 extra-large double bed
or
2 single beds
1 single bed
and
1 extra-large double bed
or
3 single beds
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.8
Facilities
9.1
Cleanliness
9.5
Comfort
9.5
Value for money
9.4
Location
9.4
Free WiFi
10
High score for Gansbaai
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Nigel
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The entire experience was wonderful. Warm and friendly hostess. Great room. Wonderful location. Breakfast was excellent. Would highly recommend. 10/10 all round.
  • John
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Brilliant views from our room out to sea, nice balcony. Large spacious clean room. Big lounge area downstairs. Excellent breakfast (with back bacon - unlike some places we that that only had streaky bacon). Safe area, we walked down to the beach...
  • F
    Frans
    South Africa South Africa
    View, breakfast, balcony, comfortable beds, ceiling fan, location, interaction with other guests and owner, quiet, serene, not too far from home (1 hour drive), other places of interest.

Property surroundings

Facilities of The Bay Lodge
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • Sea view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Beach
  • Snorkelling
    Off-site
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Bowling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Seating Area
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English

House rules

The Bay Lodge takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 14:00 to 20:00

Check-out

From 07:00 to 10:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Cash The Bay Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Dear Visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

FAQs about The Bay Lodge

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

    • Hiking
    • Bowling
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Horse riding
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Walking tours
    • Beach

  • The Bay Lodge is 1.4 miles from the centre of Gansbaai. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at The Bay Lodge include:

    • Double
    • Family

  • The prices at The Bay Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The nearest beach is just 200 yards from The Bay Lodge. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at The Bay Lodge is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.