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Dune Ridge Country House

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Porch
Beach umbrellas, beach towels, rowing
Indoor pool, outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Indoor pool, outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Indoor pool, outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers

Overview of Dune Ridge Country House

Dune Ridge Country House

4-star property
4-star country house in Saint Francis Bay with golf course and spa

9.6/10 Exceptional

17 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Bathtub
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Tarragona Road, Saint Francis Bay, Eastern Cape, 6312

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About this area

Getting around

  • Port Elizabeth (PLZ) - 83 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • Christy's Catch - 6 min drive
  • Pedal & Spoke Cafe - 6 min drive
  • St Francis Brewing Co - 6 min drive
  • Pommes Frites Bistro - 6 min drive
  • Rambling Rose Garden Cafe - 7 min drive

About this property

Dune Ridge Country House

A great choice for a stay in Saint Francis Bay, Dune Ridge Country House features a golf course and offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for ZAR 1110 per person. Guests can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, facials or body treatments, and Modern European cuisine is served at Boma, which is open for breakfast and dinner. Other highlights at this upmarket country house include an indoor pool, an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Fellow travellers like the helpful staff and breakfast.

Languages

Afrikaans, English, Xhosa

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 7 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 21
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 5:00 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 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Children

  • Up to 2 children (4 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*
  • Supervised childcare*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • BBQs
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service (limited hours)

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)

What to do

  • Yoga classes
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Safari
  • Horse riding/hire
  • Canoeing
  • Discount at nearby fitness centre
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Safari nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba-diving nearby
  • Segway hire/tours nearby
  • Zip-lining nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting room
  • Conference centre (603 square feet of space)

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Wedding services
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 3 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2001
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • 18 holes of golf
  • An outdoor pool
  • An indoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)

Languages

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Ceiling fan
  • Stocked minibar (select free items)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dressing gowns

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Blackout curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Selected Comfort mattress
  • Free cot/infant bed

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage
  • Patio
  • Garden
  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep-soaking bath
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Mini fridge

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Spa

Bush Spa has 1 treatment room. Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, Swedish massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

The spa is open selected days. Children under 14 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Dining

Boma – Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant specialises in Modern European cuisine and serves breakfast, dinner and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 1110 per person (roundtrip)

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Children under 14 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

Policies

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

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a security system and a first aid kit on site.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

Dune Ridge Country House Saint Francis Bay
Dune Ridge Country House
Dune Ridge Saint Francis Bay
Dune Ridge
Dune Ridge House Saint Francis
Dune Ridge Country House Country House
Dune Ridge Country House Saint Francis Bay
Dune Ridge Country House Country House Saint Francis Bay

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Dune Ridge Country House?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
How much does it cost to stay at Dune Ridge Country House?
As of 31 January 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Dune Ridge Country House on 1 February 2023 start from €168, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is there a pool at Dune Ridge Country House?
Yes, there's an indoor pool and an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Dune Ridge Country House?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Dune Ridge Country House?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Dune Ridge Country House?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 1110 per person roundtrip.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Dune Ridge Country House?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
What is there to do at Dune Ridge Country House and nearby?
Have fun with on-site activities such as horse riding, rowing and hiking, and practise your swing at the golf course. Additional recreation on-site includes yoga and a safari. Enjoy treatments at the spa and relax in the indoor and outdoor pools. Dune Ridge Country House also has spa services and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Dune Ridge Country House?
Yes, Boma offers al fresco dining, Modern European cuisine and garden views. Nearby restaurants include Christy's Catch (2.1 mi), Pedal & Spoke Cafe (2.1 mi) and St Francis Brewing Co (2.2 mi).
Does Dune Ridge Country House have rooms with private hot tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep-soaking bath.
Does Dune Ridge Country House have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a patio and a garden.

Reviews

9.6

Exceptional

9.5/10

Cleanliness

9.8/10

Staff & service

9.3/10

Property conditions & facilities

Reviews

8/10 Very good

Great Break-away
Overall a good experience in a natural environment. Nice and relaxed. Breakfast could definitely improve. But we had a nice break-away.
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

An oasis in St Francis
Dune Ridge is situated in its own fenced grounds and so is very quiet and secure. The owner and all the staff are very friendly and the service was excellent. Dinner can be taken at the property and was excellent as was breakfast. Plenty of choice of wines.
Dr Michael, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great place to stay in St Francis
I have reviewed this accommodation previously and it is excellent
Dr Michael, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Loved the quiet location. Serene and lovely to relax. The staff were excellent.
1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

An oasis of tranquillity
We were highly impressed with the level of service given by Suzette and other staff members who went to great lengths to ensure our stay was memorable. The food is excellent and the rooms are beautifully furnished. Overall, we would highly recommend this hotel and hope to return in the future.
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10/10 Exceptional

Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Beautiful Dune Ridge
Extremely pleasant stay at Dunes Ridge. Staff very polite and helpful. Beautiful quiet location
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10/10 Exceptional

Close to perfect
Very friendly and welcoming staff. Very relaxing atmosphere - sadly couldn't enjoy the cosy setting in the lounge with the lovely fireplace or the spa.
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10/10 Exceptional

Out of Africa Experience
Peaceful authentic Lodge perfect fit those who appreciate understated elegance . Dinner was superb! Great Links GC next door.
View inside from verandah
Verified Expedia guest review