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Crayfish Lodge

Found in: Boutique Hotels, De Kelders, Featured Venues, Gansbaai, Guesthouses / B&B, Honeymoon Destinations, Lodges, Overberg, Spas, Special Deals, Western Cape

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Built from scratch in 2005, this beautiful sea front guest house is designed to let you marvel at the sound of the whales, to let you discover this pristine coastal area and to relax. Here you will certainly enjoy some of the finest sea views in South Africa. 2 Panorama Suites and 3 Atlantic Garden Rooms of excellent quality. Spacious bath area with spa bath and -shower in the suites.

Direct access to the heated pool and the beach. A full health breakfast buffet is served - on the sea view veranda or inside - with a wide variety of the freshest local produce to please any palate. A stay at Crayfish Lodge also includes an optional gourmet dinner in one of the most stunning restaurants of the area: our affiliated Chaîne des Rôtisseurs partner restaurant ‘Red Indigo’ @ Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, a mere 10 min drive away.

All our rooms are equipped with DSTV decoders, offering a selection of satellite TV channels - including movie-, sports-, news- and foreign language programs. Children 16+ welcome, no pets allowed. Free WiFi Internet.

  • Crayfish Lodge is a TGCSA graded 5 Star Guest House.
  • AA Quality Assured ‘Superior’ Accommodation.
  • Finalist in the 2006 ‘AA Accommodation Awards Program’ - voted “Highly Commended”
  • Finalist in the 2007 AA Travel Guides and American Express Accommodation Awards Program
  • Cape Town Tourism, Hermanus Tourism, Stanford Tourism and Gansbaai Tourism


Atlantic Garden Room R 1.650 single  R 1.100 per person double. Panorama Suite R 2.250 single R 1.500 per person double

Our rates are PER PERSON SHARING and include:
Accommodation in all sea facing Rooms/Suites
Breakfast buffet with full health breakfast menu, also suitable for several special diets/allergies (on request)
Welcome drink
Nespresso coffee during day time, self-service
Fresh fruit basket daily
Dinner Surcharge: reduced rate for five course gourmet-dinner (beverages not included) valued at R 380
at our Chaîne des Rôtisseurs partner-restaurant @ GROOTBOS Private Nature Reserve

Local attractions:

  • Cape Town 160 km
  • Airport Cape Town International 145 km
  • Hermanus 45 km
  • Cape Agulhas 60 km
  • Whale Watching 3 km
  • Shark Cage Diving 15 km
  • Birkenhead Brewery 17 km
  • Wine Tasting 17 km

Directions to Crayfish Lodge From Cape Town/Hermanus/Stanford on the N 2 / R 43:

Coming from Cape Town, you reach our area “Overberg” best taking the N2. Follow the signs to Hermanus on the R 43. Pass Hermanus and Stanford. At the second entrance to De Kelders turn right from the main road R 43 into De Kelders (De Kelders / Standford’s Cove). After turning at the De Kelders/Perlemoen Bay sign, turn left into Hoofweg at the four way stop. Take the next street to turn right into Retreat Street and then right again in Killarney Street (cul-de-sac). Crayfish Lodge is the last house on the left hand (sea-)side.

From Baardskerdersbos/Pearly Beach/Gansbaai on R 43: Leave Gansbaai towards Hermanus. After approximately 700 m take the first entrance to “Perlemoen Bay” (sign). fter turning at the Perlemoen Bay sign, take the next street right into Hoofweg. Follow it and turn left at the next street (Retreat Street) and then right again in Killarney Street (cul-de-sac). Crayfish Lodge is the last house on the left hand.

Check In / Out Times 15:00:00 11:00:00

Features and Facilities at Crayfish Lodge


  • 5 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
  • AA Superior
  • GHA (SA) Accredited
  • Portfolio Collection - ‘Luxury’


  • Notebook Projector Available
  • Television Available
  • Conference Venue <25 People


  • Breakfast Served
  • Dinner arrangement available

ECO Tourism

  • 4 x 4 Trails
  • Whale Watching
  • Shark Viewing/Cage Diving


  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Garden
  • Parking Available
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Internet Access - WiFi Hotspot
  • Jacuzzi
  • Photocopy Machine
  • Satellite TV
  • Laundry Service
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fax
  • No Pets Permitted
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Off Street Parking

Facilities in Rooms/Units

  • Bar Fridges in Rooms
  • Tea and Coffee in Rooms
  • Television in Rooms
  • Heater in Rooms
  • No Smoking in Rooms
  • Radios in Rooms
  • Safe
  • Air-Conditioning in Rooms
  • Satellite TV in Rooms

For Whom

  • Solo Travellers
  • Honeymoon


  • Beach
  • Great Outdoors
  • Bird Watching
  • Health & Fitness
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Horse Riding
  • Countryside
  • Scuba Diving
  • Environment
  • Scuba/Snorkeling
  • Fishing - Saltwater
  • Shark Cage Diving

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