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About Sea Otters Lodge

Direct access onto beach with sea facing rooms and braai facilities ........ Savour the peace and quiet of this beautiful hidden gem, while listening to the waves breaking on the shore. Perched ever so perfectly on the beachfront of Kini Bay, Sea Otters Lodge offers visitors sea- and beachfront accommodation, conference or wedding/function facilities. All of these are accompanied by magical sea views and direct access to the beach.............Escape the busy city life, and come and enjoy some of the fine things that life has to offer.This beachfront establishment boasts six sea facing en-suite bedrooms with sea view, direct access onto the beach from the Guest House, free Wi-Fi available to overnight guests, Free breakfast served to overnight guests unless otherwise noted (subject to breakfast seating times); Dinner served to overnight guests as an optional extra SQ, guest lounges, on-site secure parking behind an access controlled gate, on-site braai facilities and more...............All bedrooms are equipped with LED television with DStv Hotel Package, dressing table with chair, coffee and tea making facilities, coffee table with two armchairs, guest amenities, safe, ceiling fan, emergency light and heating in the bathroom.......Hairdryer only available on request...............An extra single sleeper couch is available in the same room at an additional fee per night for a child under 13 years of age only........... Rates are for room only.......... Breakfast / Dinner is available as an optional extra SQ.

Spa: We also offer Massages (outsourced), in the privacy of your own room by prior arrangement and confirmation only.

Wedding Venues: Sea Otters Lodge is a place like none other. Its blissful surroundings and beautiful settings make it the ideal place for social gatherings, be it birthdays, anniversaries, conferences, functions or weddings, up to a maximum of 60 persons.

Conference Venues: Sea Otters Lodge also caters for business conferences, with various packages available. Up to a maximum of 32 conference delegates.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 18
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 9 Reviews

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Beach
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans

Grading

  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
  • AA Superior
* Please enquire for further details.

Specials

15% OFF MIDWEEK SPECIAL


Stay between 02 May 2018 and 24 Aug 2018 and get 15% off. Valid every Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu. .Includes extras to the value of R125 for free..

  • 2 night min stay (check-in between 02 May 2018 and 24 Aug 2018)
  • Book before 17 Aug 2018 to receive this special.

Important Information

The consumer protection act require from us to provide all prospective guests with our policies, terms and conditions – All the policies, terms and conditions below are deemed as read and accepted on booking confirmation.

PAYMENT POLICY
* Pay the non-refundable deposit due at your earliest convenience to confirm your booking to avoid...
The consumer protection act require from us to provide all prospective guests with our policies, terms and conditions – All the policies, terms and conditions below are deemed as read and accepted on booking confirmation.

PAYMENT POLICY
* Pay the non-refundable deposit due at your earliest convenience to confirm your booking to avoid disappointment of the room(s) being booked by someone else
* Bookings 31 days or less before date of initial arrival and/or 1 night only bookings are payable in full (100%) to confirm/secure the booking
* Minimum 50% non-refundable deposit secures a booking, unless otherwise noted
* Only persons quoted and paid for may share the accommodation booked
* Rooms are booked per person per night, unless otherwise noted
* We work on a 1st pay 1st serve basis
* We regret no accommodation booking will be secured unless we have received the minimum non-refundable deposit payment due
* Guest is responsible for all international transfer costs; no such cost shall accrue to us
* Please forward us the proof of payment to speed up the booking confirmation process, unless the booking was made via a booking- agent / engine

MINIMUM STAY AND PEAK SEASON PERIODS
* Minimum stay required during Autumn & Spring School Holidays is 1 night unless otherwise noted
* Minimum stay required during Easter / IronMan Weekend is 2 consecutive nights
* Minimum stay required during SA Rugby matches in Port Elizabeth is 2 consecutive nights
* Summer School Holidays: Minimum stay required from 15 December – 10 January is 3 consecutive nights
* 2018 IronMan 70.3 World Champs: Minimum stay required from 24 August – 7 September is 5 consecutive nights

CONFIRMED BOOKINGS: BALANCE PAYMENT
* Standard Season: The balance (if any) of the booking is payable as a non-refundable payment at least 14 days prior to day of initial arrival, unless otherwise noted
* Peak Season: The balance (if any) of the booking is payable as a non-refundable payment at least 31 days prior to day of initial arrival, unless otherwise noted
* An invoice will be send, requesting payment of the outstanding balance, should we not receive the balance payment on request thereof, we reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to cancel the booking and make the room(s) available to other booking requests
* Guest(s) will not be entitled to any refund should we cancel the booking due to non-payment of the balance

ROOM POLICY
* Right of admission stay reserved at all times
* Maximum 2 adults will be allowed to share a room
* Rooms are booked per person per night
* Only persons quoted and paid for may share the accommodation booked
* Additional person in room not paid for will be charged / invoiced for accordingly

CHILD POLICY
* Children U/3 stay free, a sleeping cot will be made available in the same room
* Children staying in their own room: Full rate applicable to the room apply
* 1 x Child U/13 sharing with 2 x adults/others from SQ per night
* Child U/13 will sleep on a single sleeper couch in the same room

SINGLE SLEEPER COUCH (IF APPLICABLE)
* Any person 13 years of age and older making use of this facility does so entirely at their own risk
* Maximum 1 x single sleeper couch allowed per room booked
* Recommended for a child U/13 only
* Only available when booked: SQ

ARRIVAL / CHECK IN
* From 2 – 7:30 pm
* Check in close at 8 pm
* It is advisable to check in before 8 pm at your earliest convenience as there is no staff on duty from 8 pm
* Late check in only allowed by prior arrangement and confirmation
* No late check in will be allowed after 8:30 pm

EARLY CHECK IN
* Subject to no other guests checking out of the room booked, on the same day and prior arrangement has been made and confirmed
* Early check in will only be allowed from 12 pm and only if the room is clean and ready for occupation

ROOM DEPARTURE / CHECK OUT
* By 10 am
* No late room departures will be allowed after 10:30 am

BREAKFAST POLICY
* Breakfast is not included in the room rates unless otherwise noted
* Free breakfast is served to overnight guests unless otherwise noted (subject to breakfast seating times)

BREAKFAST SEATING TIMES
* Breakfast will only be prepared and served after the earliest seating time available
* Seating Saturdays, Sundays, Public Holidays and from 15 December to 10 January: From 8 – 10 am
* Seating Monday – Friday: From 7 – 9:30 am unless otherwise noted

DINNER POLICY
* Dinner is not included in the room rates unless otherwise noted
* No dinners from Friday – Sunday, Public Holidays and 24 & 31 December, unless otherwise agreed upon
* Dinner is available as an optional extra per person per set dinner: SQ
* Dinner must be pre-booked at least 2 days in advance
* Dinner is served from 5:30p pm – 7:30 pm

TAKE-AWAY BREAKFAST
* Take-Away breakfast is not included in the room rate unless otherwise noted
* Available as an optional extra, by prior request and booking only: SQ
* Order at least 2 days in advance

TAKE-AWAY LUNCH PACK
* Take-Away lunch pack is not included in the room rates unless otherwise noted
* Available as an optional extra, by prior request and booking only: SQ
* Order at least 2 days in advance

Wi-Fi POLICY
* Free limited Wi-Fi is provided to overnight guests
* Fair usage applicable – Up to maximum usage of 150 MB per room booked per day
* We are monitoring data usage on a daily basis
* Should we find that guests are abusing the fair usage policy we will charge a fee of R 25 per GB or part thereof for Wi-Fi usage

HONESTY BAR POLICY
* Should we host a private function / wedding / conference the honesty bar will unfortunately not be made available on the day
* Only available by prior arrangement and confirmation

BRAAI FACILITIES POLICY
* Should we host a private function / wedding / conference the braai facilities will unfortunately not be made available until the end of the event
* Guest to supply own food, wood / briquettes / charcoal and fire lighters
* Only available by prior arrangement and confirmation

SMOKING POLICY
* We regret that no smoking is allowed inside the Guest House and bedrooms
* Smokers are more than welcome to smoke in the outside areas and Gazebo of the Guest House at least 5 meters away from any door opening
* Should a guest not abide by these above terms the guest will unfortunately be held liable to an R 750 room refreshing fee payable for additional cleaning and freshening of the room

VISITORS OF GUESTS POLICY
* We allow visitors onto the property by prior arrangement and confirmation only: Visitors must sign in and proof of identification is required
* Visitors are not allowed in the bedrooms and/or to sleep over, should guests and/or their visitors not abide by this term the guest will be charged / invoiced for the additional guest(s) in the room from date of initial arrival until date of initial departure on the original booking made
* We reserve the right at our sole discretion to set a maximum number of visitors allowed per visit
* Visitors are not allowed to make use of any onsite braai facilities, be catered for and/or be invited for a braai by guests staying at Sea Otters Lodge; these facilities are for the exclusive use of guests staying at Sea Otters Lodge
* Guests are welcome to request a quote from Sea Otters Lodge in order to cater for them and their visitors, should the need arise

CREDIT CARD POLICY
* We do not accept or do any third party payments
* We do accept credit cards at the premises and/or for online bookings via Nightsbridge
* Online Bookings: The credit card used must be presented on check-in, in order for us to take an imprint of the card as per the financial institutions instructions
* Should the credit card used not be present on check in, the guest will be liable for full payment of the original booking made and only then shall we refund the credit card that was initially used to make the booking

OVERPAYMENT / EXCESS PAYMENT POLICY
* Should a guest make an overpayment into our account, pay more than the required full booking value; the guest will only be refunded the balance once the payment / funds has cleared into our account and is readily available for withdrawal
* We would require the following information in order to proceed with the refund: (1) Certified Proof of Identification, (2) Proof of residence and (3) Proof of bank account from your financial institution – All 3 (three) must not be older than 3 months

CHEQUE PAYMENT POLICY
* Regretfully we do not accept cheque payments: Please note that our financial institution notify us of cheque payments into our account

ANIMAL / PET POLICY
* Regretfully we do not allow any animals/pets inside the Guest House and/or bedrooms

TIP / GRATITUDE POLICY
* A tip / gratitude is not compulsory
* Guests are more than welcome to tip an employee should they feel like it
* The tip / gratitude amount is totally up to the guest’s sole/own discretion
* Please do not tip in a foreign currency as it is not possible for our employees to exchange foreign currency
* Employees are not allowed to ask for a tip / gratitude as this is against our company policy
* You are welcome to give the tip to Pierre Kolesky or Annamarie Kolesky to be shared equally between the employees
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Reviews for Sea Otters Lodge

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Zelda Van heerden, South Africa
23 August 2015

REALLY ENJOYED OUR STAY.  WHAT A BEAUTIFUL PLACE TO STAY OVER THANK YOU 

Hiralal Waghmode, South Africa
04 January 2015

Good.

Maggie Hibbert, South Africa
08 January 2013

Absolutely beautiful. Wanted accommodation with sea view, that is exactly what we had... on the beach.Accommodation was excellent and the hosting absolutely great, not to mention the food mmmm... Highly reccomend this establishment. Thanks Pierre.

Tracey Creevy, South Africa
05 January 2013

If you're looking for a relaxing and beautiful area, Kini Bay is a great place to be. Sea Otters was great. Our room was comfortable and spotless with a fantastic view and is located right on the beach. There is plenty to do and see in the area. The staff were great and nothing was too much trouble. Breakfasts were delicious and Pierre delivered a fabulous Christmas dinner. Port Elizabeth is close by so there is no shortage of restaurants. We would certainly go back.

Elham Hassen, Ethiopia
27 July 2010

I just want to say that we had a great time at Sea Otters Lodge when we were there for the world cup 2010. Pierre and his staff were fantastic. Pierre picked us up himself from the airport and throughout our stay was available and very helpful in terms of the best way to explore Port Elizabeth. It was myself, my 4 year old child and a friend and we really felt like we were at home. Being greeted by Einstein the dog and the parrot was a major plus. Food was excellent! Highly recommend it. Would love to return again some day.

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Sea Otters Lodge Map

Sea Otters Lodge is 23.4km from the centre of Port Elizabeth , the nearest airport 25.9km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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