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Saatchi & Saatchi International Workshop 8 -11 February 2011

Awesome, awesome time. Best few days of work. One whale sighting, one shark fin, seal and submarine sighting. Thank you!
Alex  Saatchi & Saatchi Cape Town

Thanking you for a superb time! The view, the service, the FOOD…. It was all outstanding!!!
Kay Saatchi & Saatchi Cape Town

Thank you – the perfect venue for a workshop, very sad to be leaving.
Charlie Saatchi & Saatchi UK

The service was so great here! Thanks so much, it was almost like I was at home. My room was so comfortable; the colours gave me such a warm feeling. You guys are such a great team making sure I was always comfortable and all our needs were meet. Wish we could stay longer!
Adwoa Saatchi & Saatchi Ghana

Great views, great place, great people, great service, the greatest experience thank you.
Selassie Saatchi & Saatchi Ghana

Perfect location for a unexpected combination of work, relaxation and fun.  Thanks to the whole team.
Tom Carberry Comms UK

PERFECT for our meeting.
John Pallant Saatchi & Saatchi UK


The third visit and every time there is a feeling of coming home.  The view, the people, everything is just wonderful.
Dr Andre’ & Mrs Nel : Pretoria - October 2011

This is our home in South Africa!  We will come back again whenever possible!  Thanks a million for your great hospitality!!
Vero & Ben : Switzerland - Oct 2011

What an amazing spot for a hotel!  Watching the whales splash about while the sun was rising was magical…. And the food amazing!  Thanks!
 The Tylers on honeymoon : October 2011

You provided us with the most beautiful venue and the most magical evening!  You did a fantastic job.  All of us had so much fun, young and old! Thank you, thank you!
Mari and Patrick Guertner: Aug 2011

A huge thank you for making our wedding a very special and memorable day we will not forget.  The service has been first class and even though we did not have any family or friends present, you made us feel very comfortable and very accommodating.  Your personalised service is exceptional and we have already thought about another stay at a later stage. Thank you
Santosh and Jie : September 2011



Wonderful, amazing place with truly excellent staff. Our stay was too short.
Alan Chang Malaysia

Absolutely delightful time in a magnificent place with incredible people. Thank you
Mutua Mahaini – Kenya

What a wonderful place. Stunning views. Enriched by excellent staff.  Thank you Lauren for the warmth of your hospitality. 
Mike Shamy – Auckland New Zealand

We had such a wonderful time here. Thank you so much for the wonderful warm great service in every way.  Thank you for the exceptional food & beautiful beautiful and beautiful presentations. Thank you for the tours and rides whales and all.
Esther Wamiru Kenya & USA

Thank you for 5 special days in this wonderful place. You and your team have taken such good care of us.  We will be taking great memories away with us.  Many thanks to you all.
Mike Treneer Colorado Springs & UK


Good Afternoon Lauren ... I just want to express a VERY BIG thank you for a wonderful afternoon on Saturday. The massage treatments were top class and the champagne and platter afterwards rounded off the experience. It was really very generous of you. I have been treated to spa treatments at various 5 star spa's and hotels and I can honestly say that this was the best massage that I have had. At no time did I feel rushed or that the therapist was in a hurry in any way. I think you have hit a goldmine with your team, they are enthusiastic and obviously enjoy what they do. Their ideas that they shared with Tanya and myself with regard to offering 3 or 4 treatments for special rates is a great one. I will definitely recommend Whaleview Manor to everybody. Have a great day.
Coleen, Cape Town, South Africa Feb 2011

A very special place, one is so fortunate to be a visitor of. Thank you very much!
Jessica Ellis Atlanta US

Thank you for the special stay, we had at Whale View Manor. We hope to come back some day.
Niels, Marianne, Eline, Jasmijn, Wouter Garda Holland

Such a warm greeting from our new friends; Joe, Jackson,Stan and Jimmy! Thank you for taking care of us, and providing us with lovely rooms. Barbaros you are a gift to South Africa. Thanks to Candice and Gia for the relaxing massages for our long flight back home. WE shall return.
John and Karen Boyd - High Point North Carolina USA - 23.10.2010

Shaya-Moya Spa is precious, thank you for the wonderful bliss we experienced.
Debbie, Cape Town - Feb 2010

Thank you to Joe and team for a lovely first night of our honeymoon in SA
Jane and Rodger UK -Feb 2010

A very relaxing and therapeutic experience. Great service. Keep it up!!
Tim and Monica - Feb 2010

Thank you to all the staff here for a fantastic experience. The days started with a lovely breakfast with friendly & attentive service and carried on till the last thing at night. Many thanks to you all.
Geoff and Petra - Feb 2010

Dear all, we really liked it here. Fantastic staff and excellent breakfast. Thank you all. Until next time
Yan Molewaan - Jan 2010

The nature and the human touch… splendid!
D & D Jerusalem - Feb 2010

Tack SA Wycket!! (Thank you in Swedish)
Beautiful, relaxing and welcoming.. The breakfast is great. And congratulations for having great staff. We sure will be back. We love whale View manor.
Mr and Mrs Nielsen - Feb 2010

Superb SPA treatments in wonderful tranquil settings. Thank you we will be back and we will be bringing out friends and family.
Lynn and Carmie Ackermann - Feb 2010

Valentines Evening
Thank you for a great time! The spa treatments were excellent and I will recommend you to all our friends. Thanks for everything. It was very romantic and very special!
Agnes & Gerald Coetzee - Feb 2010

Valentines Evening
Such friendly people-such a lovely place! You just couldn’t do better. Perfect setting for a romantic time away. Look forward to returning in the future.
Yeln Beats - Feb 2010

We would like to say thanx to the warm and friendly welcome. We felt very at home. Loved everything about your beautiful Guesthouse, with breathtaking views, gorgeous interiors, mouthwatering meals and friendly service. Thank you for
making our honeymoon so special. We willdefinately come back again.

Janine & Zac Wilson - January 2010

My first trip to South Africa, my first impression of who South Africa is will always be remembered with a smile. Lauren and Barbaros you have built and managed a fabulous business that will surely be present and successful for years to come. The heart of Whale View Manor is found when first meeting Joe, Jackson, Stan and Jimmy. Your gentle nature and warm smiles make this more like a house than a traveller's lodge. Take care and keep doing what you're doing – it's perfect.
Michael Kline - 1 April 2009

What a beautiful view and peaceful place to be. We really felt privileged to stay here and appreciated the wonderful ‘treat'. The friendly staff gave excellent service and enjoyed our stay! Thanks for a wonderful experience!
Anne-Marie & Elize (Stellenbosch) - 30 May 2009

A super place to stay. We stayed 7 nights and found the location excellent, the welcome warm and the facilities very good indeed. The staff led by Lauren were friendly but disceet and efficient. We would certainly stay here again and have no hesitation in recommending WVM to others!
Andrew Vine, Limoges, France - (February 2009)

We want to come back! We miss all of you and the Ikhaya room. Everything was just perfect. Thank you
Mr & Mrs Perriza, Italy (August 2008)

Excellent guesthouse and wonderful service. We toured for 4 days with the best tour guide in Cape Town. What a perfect combination. Barbaros took us around Cape Town, we stayed at Whale View Manor Guesthouse. Thank you Lauren & Barbaros for making our trip to SA so memorable.
Mr Ullabrand, USA (August 2008)

Very comfortable, very elegant. The staff are so friendly, attentive and helpful. Thank you to Lauren and Joe for making our stay so special. The views are amazing, we watched a Cape Otter and her babies each night from our balcony and saw many whales. The breakfast was excellent, each day we took photos as the presentation was amazing. I would recommend this guesthouse.
Mr & Mrs Vleefkind, UK (June 2008)

What a gorgeous guest house. It is beautifully decorated, the view is magnificent! The service is outstanding, the manager Lauren and her staff Joe, Jackson and Jimmy all have smiles, warmth and are helpful at all times. We felt like it was our home from home. After staying in SA for 3 weeks this guest house was our best stay. Loved every day. It should be 5 star! We had a intimate dinner on our 2nd night, a three course dinner which was cooked by the manager. The best lamb shanks!! Thank you for having us! We will return and most importantly we will be sending all our friends!
Louise and John Martin (March 2008)

In one word: WOW!! This has been a wonderful experience. All staff have been so nice and warm. The view was magnificent! The rooms looked beautiful and hearing the waves and smelling the salt and lavender made the whole picture complete. Dear Lauren and Barbaros, thank you so much. It was a pleasure meeting you.
Charlotte Holsboer - 29/04/2008

For some of us it was the first time in South Africa. We came here for the wedding of Monique, our cousin/niece. Our stay couldn't have been more perfect at the Whale View Manor. The sound of the ocean, the sunshine (which we miss often in Holland), the beautiful and kind people, the superb breakfast and the lovely rooms. Unfortunately we have to leave, but we would like to thank you for the excellent service! We felt at home!
Liefs Hans, Renee and Sabine Rouliema - Holland

To be awakened by the sound of waves was a wonderful experience together with the enormous hospitality of all the staff. Hope to be back again.
Els & Joy Bernand

We came to a very special place for one of the most special days of our lives. On the 17th of November we were married at Whale View Manor. There is no way that this day could have been as magical as it was without all the people at Whale View. Lauren, you went out of your way to make this perfect for us. Every little touch did not go unnoticed. We love you all very much and will always treasure the memories!
Peter & Sue - 17th November 2007

UCT Cape Town - Known Earth/Terran Cognita Workshop:
Whale View Manor has given the most gracious hospitality, wonderful food and quietness that we could have ever hoped for. This is a fantastic venue for small workshops, you guys have done South Africa proud.
Lesley Green and the team
SA, Canada, Brazil & Australia

Dear Lauren, Barbaros and all, Each of us enjoyed our stay with you very much. “thank you” seems inadequate! The house is exquisite down to each detail – your passion makes it so. The staff are so friendly and looked after our every wish. The extras you offered us were above and beyond and so appreciated. You can bet we will continue the chain of recommendations and hope to see you again very soon.
With all our very best wishes and gratitude
Laurie, Jama, Mariam, Sofia Gulaid Swaziland & Irv & Mona Ackerman California

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