Accommodation

Come and Enjoy!

Crayfish Lodge offers 2 Panorama Suites and 3 Atlantic Garden Rooms, each having their own private patio with magnificent sea views – completely unspoilt. Enjoy the views even while enjoying our famous breakfast buffet, suitable also for persons with special diets or certain allergies, including coeliac disease. Please let us know ahead of your stay.

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Intro

Overview

 

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 gives the choice of an optional gourmet dinner in one of the most beautiful restaurants of the area: our affiliated Chaîne des Rôtisseurs partner restaurant Red Indigo @ Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. 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.


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Panorama Suites

Panorama Suites

 

Our large luxury suites offer a high level of comfort. Each individually shaped and decorated. Enjoy your spacious bath area, spa bath and spa shower.

From your own private balcony overlooking Walker Bay you’ll have the most spectacular panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and the mountains.

Perfect for watching the whales from your bedroom and to admire the sunset over the ocean.

 

The facilities include:

  • large balcony, covered with pergolas
  • spa bath, separate walk-in shower
  • double basin and bidet
  • hair dryer and heated towel rails
  • double (180 x 200 cm) or twin bed (90 x 200 cm each) with top quality mattresses and linen
  • underfloor heating, separate for bed and bathroom
  • airconditioning for heating and cooling
  • Satellite TV (selected DSTV channels) with DVD player
  • mini safe
  • well stocked Mini Bar
  • tea & coffee making facilities

Atlantic Rooms

Atlantic Garden Rooms

 

Equipped with all amenities, the rooms are of superb quality.

Each beautifully furnished room has its own sitting area, a private patio or courtyard with sea views (covered with beautiful pergolas for comfortable shade) and direct access to the large pool deck and the beach.

 

The facilities include:

  • double (180 x 200 cm) or twin beds (90 x 200 cm each) with top quality mattresses and linen
  • bath and/or walk-in shower
  • hair dryer and mini safe
  • air conditioning for cooling and heating
  • underfloor heating (separate for bed and bathroom)
  • Satellite TV (selected DSTV channels) with DVD player
  • well stocked Mini Bar
  • tea & coffee making facilities

Cuisine

Cuisine, Food, Diet & Allergies

 

Being with the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs for many years, we value good food and wine very high – which hence reflects on all cuisine related issues in our guest house. You don’t even need to visit all the wineries in our area – simply have a look at our extensive wine list and choose. For those who don’t feel like lots of food in the evening or who simply prefer to enjoy a breathtaking sunset over the ocean right from the own patio or terrrace, we always have a ‘sundowner bite’ ready, such as a cheese platter or sushi – maybe the best way to relax and indulge!

Special diets & Allergies

We strive to keep our breakfast buffet healthy – in addition, due to a growing number of guests suffering from various kinds of allergies or intolerances, we extended our service to be able to cater for related special diets. Please let us know in advance if you require produce suitable for lifestyles such as vegetarian, lactose intolerances or gluten/wheat free (coeliac disease). This does obviously not only apply to our breakfast, we will also inform our restaurant accordingly. Our kitchen is not however, equipped to meet halaal/kosher requirements.

Breakfast

With a location in a purely residential area with almost no business travellers at all, we can place our focus entirely on holiday makers and their desire to have a relaxed stay. Thus, our breakfast is usually served from 9h00 till 10h30. We always provide the best available freshest quality of any produce used and we source from local free-range/organic suppliers wherever possible. On our buffet you will find a wide range of bread and rolls, cold meat and cheeses as well as a large selection of all-home-made jams and marmalades and of course freshly prepared fruit salad and juices, yoghurts and cereals. In addition, we always serve our famous omelette muffins and a daily changing sweet treat, such as Crêpes, French Toast or waffles. Cooked breakfast is of course available on order as well.

Dinner

Crayfish Lodge is affiliated with ‘Red Indigo’ @ Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. It is our official partner restaurant, therefore, all halfboard bookings include the fine-dining gourmet dinner are being served there – only a short 10 minuntes’ drive away. Due to this partnership, we can offer our guests a special rate, 20% below the regular tariff. Freshly prepared by their skilled kitchen crew, the menu is small, but always provides an à la carte choice of usually three starters, mains and deserts. In addition, there are normally two soups to choose from as well as amuse-bouche and a sorbet in between – five wonderful courses to please any palate.

As Red Indigo is no public restaurant in the common sense but merely caters for in-house guests, it is an exclusive dining experience in a unique setting. Set back on a mountain slope in the midst of our famous Walker Bay Fynbos, it guarantees classy modern-african ambiance with breathtaking views over the Walker Bay area. Enjoy your dinner any time between 18h30 and 20h00.

Of course there are several other restaurant options in the village as well.

Rates

Rates

 

Our rates, inclusive of breakfast buffet and complimentary Add-ons for stays of 3, 5 and 7 nights (details below). Also, don’t forget to check the ‘Specials‘ section for Package Deals, ‘Last Minute’ or ‘Super Last Minute’ Offers. Please enquire for long-stay discounts of 9 nights or more. Terms & Conditions apply.

 

1 September 2013 – 30 April 2014 – PEAK SEASON

Dinner Surcharge: R 295 per person
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Atlantic Garden RoomR 1.650R 1.100
Panorama SuiteR 2.250R 1.500
1 May 2014 – 31 August 2014 – LOW SEASON

Dinner Surcharge: R 316 per person
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Atlantic Garden RoomR 1.200R 800
Panorama SuiteR 1.650R 1.100
1 September 2014 – 30 April 2015 – PEAK SEASON

Dinner Surcharge: R 316 per person
Room Typesingledouble
Atlantic Garden RoomR 1.650R 1.100
Panorama SuiteR 2.250R 1.500

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: 20% special discounted rate for five-course gourmet-dinner (beverages not included) valued at R 395 (R 425 from 1.5.2015) at our Chaîne des Rôtisseurs partner-restaurant @ GROOTBOS Private Nature Reserve (a short drive away, NOT IN-HOUSE)*

* Crayfish Lodge reserves the right to change the restaurant in the unlikely event of Grootbos being closed for outside guests.

Extras

Added value for longer stays:

 

Complimentary Add-ons applicable for all direct bookings from 3 nights at regular rates, per person, not valid in connection with Last Minute Specials:
Length of stay:Add-ons:
from 3 nights:1 free dinner*(usually night of arrival)
from 5 nights:PLUS 1 extra free dinnerOR Spa treatment**
from 8 nights:PLUS 8. night free(“Stay 8, pay 7″)

* Standard Dinners only, no Festive Dinners, unless at surcharge

** Selection of some Health & Beauty treatments. Choice to be made on arrival of the following:

  • Neck or Back Massage, 30 min
  • Foot Reflexology, 30 min
  • Classic Manicure or Pedicure
  • Easy Care Facial
  • Hand or Eye Care

Dinners and treatments are subject to availability of tables and of the therapist respectively.

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Conditions

Booking conditions

 

According to the industry standard, all bookings and stays at Crayfish Lodge are governed by our Terms & Conditions of Business, which you can find here (please click). Note that with your booking, you do accept them as binding.

The basics:

Rates are per person, include VAT @ 14% and are quoted in SA Rand (subject to change without prior notice).

All reservations require full pre-payment (Credit Card – MasterCard and VISA – or bank transfer to South African,
German or Swiss bank accounts) one week before arrival of guests (end of cancellation period).

All requests, confirmations and cancellations are only valid if in writing. No departures/arrivals on New Year’s Day, January 1st each year.

Provisional bookings will only be held for the period of time stated on the provisional confirmation,
thereafter the booking will automatically be released.

The cancellation fee is a percentage of the full accommodation account and is not dependent
on the Lodge’s occupancy level:

  • > 31 days prior to arrival: admin fee of R 200 plus 5% of any deposit already paid
  • 15 to 31 days prior to arrival 50%
  • 8 to 14 days prior to arrival 75%
  • 0 to 7 days prior to arrival 90%
  • same-day or no-show 100%

Any funds over and above the applicable cancellation fees will be refunded.

If available in your country, we recommend to take insurance cover against penalty fees resulting from travel cancellations.

Long term bookings (i.e. more than 14 days) and exclusive reservations (entire house) on arrangement only.
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