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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated

Overview of BENGUELA


4.0 star property
4-star B&B in De Kelders with outdoor pool and restaurant

9,4/10 Exceptional

15 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
24 Eiland St, De Kelders, Western Cape, 7220

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About this area

Getting around

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)


  • Coffee On The Rocks - 5 min walk
  • Buitesteen - 12 min walk
  • Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant - 3 min drive
  • Jannas Country Kitchen - 3 min drive
  • Seaview Cravings - 4 min drive

About this property


BENGUELA offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for ZAR 1500.00 per vehicle roundtrip. After having fun at the outdoor pool, you can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Other highlights at this upscale bed & breakfast include a terrace and a garden. The pool and comfortable beds get good marks from fellow travelers.


Dutch, English, German

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 7 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (11 years old and younger) not allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast each morning 8:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Private picnics
  • Room service (limited hours)

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Whale-watching nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1990
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • An outdoor pool


  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Dutch
  • English
  • German

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio
  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Champagne service


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 1500.00 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

BENGUELA Bed & breakfast
BENGUELA Bed & breakfast De Kelders

Frequently asked questions

Does BENGUELA offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, BENGUELA does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Is there a pool at BENGUELA?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at BENGUELA?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at BENGUELA?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by BENGUELA?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 1500.00 per vehicle roundtrip.
What are the check-in and check-out times at BENGUELA?
You can check in from 2 PM - 11:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at BENGUELA and nearby?
BENGUELA has an outdoor pool and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near BENGUELA?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Coffee On The Rocks (5-min walk), Buitesteen (12-min walk), and Blue Goose (2.1 mi).
Does BENGUELA have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.
What's the area around BENGUELA like?
BENGUELA is located a short 18-minute walk from De Kelders Strand. The local area is walkable and popular for its beaches.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

2/10 Poor

G, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

You come as a newcomer and go as a friend
The stay at Benguela was amazing! The hospitality is outstanding and the dinner was wonderful! Thank you Jonathan and Handre - we come again.
Nani, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Highly Recommend Benguela 5 Stars
Benguela is one of my best hotel experience. Greeted with cocktails upon Check-In, Room was beyond comfortable with snacks and drinks (cost). Breakfast in bed was 5 Star by Johnnattan and Handre (included). Do join cocktails and dinner with host for a world class experience (cost). Our stay was perfect... thank you.
Pearl, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Loved it!
Great location, lovely house, extremely friendly hosts!
1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful stay
We stayed at Benguela for one night as my husband was going on a shark diving excursion in nearby Gansbaai. The b&b was perfect for what we needed with a lovely, bright room and comfortable room. We didn’t have dinner although wish we had as it sounded amazing! Jonathan and his partner was very welcoming, and the delicious breakfast in bed was a lovely touch and definitely something I’ll remember for a long time.
Caroline, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

PJ, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Maravilhosa ! O hotel nos surpreendeu
Edmilson leoni, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sehr nette kleine Unterkunft. Appartement sehr geräumig. Gastgeber total freundlich, der bei der Buchung von Ausflügen behilflich war . Insgesamt sehr gutes Preis-Leistungsverhältnis
Gerald, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Melhor impossível. Excelente custo benefício.
Somos um casal de meia idade com dois filhos, e viajamos em família duas vezes por ano há 13 anos. O apartamento tem uma decoração de bom gosto, é limpo, confortável e espaçoso. Na minha unidade havia dois quartos com muitos armários novos e dois grandes banheiros, um para cada quarto. Havia uma excelente cozinha dentro do apartamento, bem equipada e com tudo o que alguém necessita para cozinhar um belo jantar. O proprietário é uma pessoa muito simpática e atenciosa. Acredito que o custo benefício dessa hospedagem foi o melhor de toda minha vida.
Ricardo Henri, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Onze ervaring in Benguela was ‘Geweldig’! Super aardige eigenaren en super staff! We zijn ontzettend in de watten gelegd! Bijzondere ervaring en raden het absoluut aan!
Femke-Janine, 5-night trip
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