A Four Star Establishment
A Four Star Establishment
SA Venues Member

ease up | unwind | recharge

Guest book

We strive to create a cosy and homely environment without all the clutter of being at home. Here are some comments from our guests who have taken a bit of time to fill in the guest book. From most recent to when Ocean Dreams welcomed its first guest.

This is the truest endorsement to our service. Enjoy!

Guest Address Comment

Bulelwa Mlotha Aliwal North [SA] The staff is so friendly, service is so good.  Great thanks to you. Thank you for a warm stay and great hospitality. Wish to be back again.
Mulalo Silidi Midrand [SA] The B&B is stunning and relaxing. The reception was great. See you next time.
Tony (Execujet) Hartbeeshoek [SA] A wonderful home and a divine hostess. Thank you.
Zamangwane Khangile Protea North [SA] Thank you for a wonderful service. The place is beautiful. I will be back for more. Cheers.
David Northcliff, JHB [SA] Great overnight stay. Thank you for your great hospitality and warmth. I’m sure I’ll be back again.
Alec, Sophie, Clark & Leah Zacaroli

Washington DC, New York

Fantastic stay. You have a wonderful Inn.  Thank you for your very kind hospitality & great breakfast.
Stuart, Indrid, Georgia, Angus, Harrison Australia A lovely overnight stay. Thanks for looking after us all.  See you next time.
Lydia & Max Germany/ Munich Thank you! It was just a quiet fast stopover but we will remember for our next journey.
Sonica & Jacques Cape Town [SA] Antoinette, thanks so much for your great hospitality. It was amazing. Will definitely come back.

Heather Williams, Macrae McDermott, Rebecka Ronndahl, Brett Peterson, Brandon Krogel

Utah, USA; Georgia, USA; Sweden; Missouri, USA; Texas, USA

Thank you so much for your warmth and hospitality! This was a wonderful weekend. We definitely hope to come back.
Michael & Nils Vosgen Germany Very nice guesthouse! The warmest weather we had all winter.
Phil, Kim, Cam & Warwick Skerritt Kloof, KZN [SA] Thank you for your kind hospitality, we would love to have stayed longer.
Jean/Philippe & Karl Switzerland Gonubie has been a great, positive surprise and Maria/Antoinette is a perfect host! All the best for the future.
Martin & Comelius Germany Thank you for your great hospitality and your patience.  Antoinette is a great host and we wish her the best! Hopefully Germany wins.
Ben, Elona & Martinique vd Westhuizen Bloemfontein [SA]

Antoinette, dis ongeloofhik  lekker om by jou te kuier.
Baie dankie tannie, kan nie wag om weer te kom nie.

Broadhead Family; Erica, Jon, Benjamin & Jamie

KZN [SA] A lovely, clean, friendly place to stay. Thanks.  Erica, Jon, Benjamin & Jamie Broadhead.
Mike & Ann Murphy Durban [SA] A wonderful oasis after a long trip. Thank you.
Valerie Boud England Very comfortable, entertaining, continuous coffee & a good bathroom lock (eventually). Never before have we found a man locked in our bathroom!!!
Arlene & Jenny Overton Somerset West [SA] Antoinette you are “top of the pops”. That personality is a delight.  We love you.
Henk & Henko Louw Trichardt [SA] Ons verbly war heerlik! Baie dankie vir jou gasvryheid, Antoinette. Hou so ann!
Engeli & Jani van Zyl Moreretapark [SA] SJOE!...dit was nou mooi en lekker! Thanks Antoinette. Jy’s ‘n ster.
Marlene Pretorius Bloemfontein [SA] Excellent stay.  Very, very clean, Antoinette is an excellent host. Warm welcome. Will come definitely again. Thank you.
Kierk & Les Farrell Liverpool Excellent host. Rooms of a very high standard.  Well done. Many thanks.
Sue & Deryk Bieldy UK The warmest welcome!! A delightful stay. Beautiful rooms!
PK Chunilai Cape Town [SA] Thank you for the hospitality. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards.
Sean Coleman Auckland – New Zealand Great accommodation and hospitality. Thank you for an enjoyable stay.
Theo & Amanda Potgieter Durban [SA] What a wonderful experience! Thank you so much. You are just amazing. We will see you soon.  Love, hugs & lots of kisses.
Mike Du Preez Botswana Thank you for a wonderful few days, the friendly atmosphere and hospitality was outstanding.
Andre & Stella Pretoria [SA] Oh what a stay.  Better than home! Antoinette you are an amazing woman. Blessings!
Alexandra & Christian Germany An extraordinary place.  Very glad to be here.  From us all possible “stars” for your hospitality.  Thank you very much.

Linda & Michael

Somerset West [SA] Congrats – Ocean Dreams lives up to its promise – a place to unwind and recharge, we did just that and in idyllic circumstances!
Carl & Thea Dahms Cape Town [SA] Thank you very much, what an amazing place, will definitely visit again.
Johann & Zeluma Alberts Pretoria [SA] Thank you very much for a wonderful few days.  We will be back. Regards.
Felicia Vili Cape Town [SA] It has been a refreshing relaxed stay, hostess is very friendly, so is the staff. Will call again.
Ona & Gops JHB [SA] Very sad to be leaving! Thanks for the champion hospitality, see ya.
Olga Mase Cape Town [SA] What a lovely place I get in my first journey to East London.  I will come back.

Rienes & Carien van Dijk

Pretoria [SA]

What a lovely place, absolutely stunning! Should be a 5-star! We will come back again.

Alan & Candice Kemp Bloemfontein [SA]

Had a fabulous time. Thank you so much, you the best.

David Jeal

PE [SA] Was an excellent week. Keep up the good service.
Marius & Phyllis Steenkamp Worcester [SA] We really loved coming into such a homely atmosphere. Thank you so much for your kindness.

Marna Rough, Marna Chambers, Wayne Chambers

 U.S. California

Thank you so much. I love it here and I don’t want to leave. You are so sweet. Thank you.
Zukisa Pityanee PE [SA] This is the epiphany of serene surrondings and comfort. There is a warm welcoming feel and I will definitely be back. Thanks for everything.
Brendan Peper Alberton [SA] Very comfortable and peaceful. Wish I could have spent more time here.
Velaphi Morena Xaba JHB [SA] Thanks for everything.  I wish I could spend the rest of my life staying here.  This will be my second home away when I come to East London.  Keep up the good work!!.
Vuvu & Andile Qwemeshe PE [SA] Wow, wow, wow, thank you for the warm welcome. Great experience. We’ll surely come again!
Koleka & Mthetho Mthatha [SA] What a warm and excellent service. You rock guys.
Michael & Angelika Germany, Pforzheim Thanks for the warm welcome and beautiful stay at your house. Hope to see you soon!
Bettina & Tosy Germany Besides the weather, we had a great stay here.  The house is so lovely and we had a warm and friendly welcome.
Erin Davidson Gauteng [SA] I loved it! It was basically next to the beach, and I love surfing.  It was also really, really lovely to have tv’s and a beautiful deck to see the beach and watch whales.  Thank you for such a welcoming and warm home to stay in.
Emma Davidson JHB [SA] It was really nice.
Eunice Venter, Betsie Greyling, Dine Marx, Leonie Henning

Burgersdorp/Bowlers [SA]

Thanks for your hospitality and friendliness. We really enjoyed our stay in this clean and neat place.
Sean Hoeflicker USA Thanks for the great place and wonderful breakfast.
Dan & Becky USA Thank you for the hospitality, it is beautiful inside & out. Thanks.
Thandaza Dlulane


This is home away from home. Love it!
P. Maila Benoni [SA] Very hospitable, good, the best in town.
Christine De Meyer Potchefstroom [SA] Absolutely fabulous – best place I’ve stayed in.  Thank you for the hospitality and friendliness.
Renate Rebello Cape Town [SA] An absolute haven! Warm, friendly, comfortable.  Wonderful – thanks.
Tony Canny Bryanston, JHB [SA] Charming, friendly and homely – a home away from home.
Corrie Muller Benoni, Gauteng [SA] Thanks, this has been a wonderful place to stay.  I really felt as if it was home away from home.
Nkosana Mathebula JHB [SA] I must say this is the best than any place I have been to.  Keep up the good work.
Mr Mokhethi Nkosi JHB [SA] Wow! What a pleasant stay I had here. Far from home, yet close.
De Wet Oosthuizen PE [SA] Thanks for the warm welcome and making me feel right at home.  See you again.
Danelle du Preez Secunda [SA]

Thanks for making me feel at home away from home. See you again!.

Ndileka Sokhetyo Kokstad Had a good stay here, hope (sure) to come again. Love your warm personality.
Mnr & Mev  Faure Rustenburg [SA] Skoon, netjies, net lekker! God bless you! Weer ‘n draai maak.
Jacque Durban [SA] Thank you for a lovely stay.  It feels like home.  Looking forward to staying here again.
Imraan Pretoria [SA] Thank you! I enjoyed my stay at your place.  Really excellent.
Madeleine Jooste Pretoria [SA] Your warm personality shows everywhere.
Gretha Pretoria [SA] What a pleasure to stay at Ocean Dreams.  I really appreciated the nice showers after a long days work.  Will stay here again.
Barbara Ireland A wonderful, relaxing stay with a warm welcome from Antoinette. Many thanks.
Ursula, Raymond Switzerland Thanks for the wonderful stay – the beds were wonderful & comfy after a long journey, everything was clean, neat and perfect.  Antoinette was lovely. Will recommend to friends. Merci et Bon voyage.
Desriano Els JHB [SA] My home in East London. Fantastic and what great service. We’ll be back.
Gerrie v.d. Kaay JHB [SA] Wonderful stay! I am recommending this place to everybody I know and I will come back.
Navin Behairelal JHB [SA] Thank you for the wonderful stay and great reception.  Will be back soon.
Andre Venter JHB [SA]

“Wonderful reception – home away from home.  Keep up the great work and hospitality.

Vakala Moyake (SAPS) Grahamstown [SA] Utmost hospitality, very nutritious food.  Food well prepared.  Lovely dinner, I lack words to explain this hospitality.
George van Schalkwyk Cape Town [SA]

“This is a very good choice of accommodation.  Very clean, spacious, modern finishing, safe area, pleasant personal service, affordable and near to the beach.  You could recommend this B&B with confidence to other clients.

Winifreda Mbatha (Mayor) Dundee [SA] Wonderful service and Antoinette is very kind and helpful to the clients. We had a wonderful stay.
Cllr D. Singh (Speaker Endumeni Municipality) Glencoe, KZN [SA] Haven’t seen a bubblier person.  Wonderful place.  Very good environment.  Keep it up.
Noludwe Gcezengana JHB [SA] This is a beautiful place. You have a lovely smile, you must keep it up.
Pindiwe Holomisa JHB What a lovely person – warm welcome.  Very pleasant.  Great place to visit and a very nice environment, lovely rooms.
Onica Phayane Pretoria [SA]

“I had a lovely stay. You are a good host. Very caring and friendly. I’m looking forward to bringing more people to your place while I am running some workshops this side. Keep up the good work.

Melissa Gopaul Pretoria & Pietermaritzburg [SA]

What a warm welcome in the evening and morning! Beautiful rooms and wonderful service.  Thank you Antoinette.

Tumeka Msengi Mthatha [SA] Once in a while the Lord brings one to places where there is joy and comfort. How lovely this place is. May you continue being blessed.
Ntuthu Mabengu Bryanston [SA]

 Had a wonderful time. Best in East London!

Sabela Nxumalo Lonehill [SA]

The service has been excellent, thank you

Kamari de Rijk Ferndale [SA]

Great hospitality

Kamal Sing Richmond [SA]

I have stayed in many guest houses but Ocean Dreams is the best.  Antoinette can make you feel at home. Thank you

Michael Sarakis Weltevreden Park [SA]

Antoinette is a fantastic host.  I thoroughly enjoyed my stay and her breakfasts. I just hope I’ll be lucky enough to stay here in the future.  Thank you.

Brad, Kyle and Anni Gilbert EL [SA] The service, décor and atmosphere set the scene for a pleasurable weekend. Thank you so much!

Lungi & Yolisa Siqebengu

 Gauteng [SA]

We had a great time, very comfortable, beautiful rooms, and a welcoming smile. Thank you.

Sipho Nicese Pretoria [SA]

A homely environment indeed.  Your names are remembered all the time. You are not just a number.

Smit Family

 Centurion [SA]

Antoinette, thank you for a wonderful stay. This place is a real gem.

Sibongile & Thami Ndima

 Witbank [SA]

Super, splendid, beautiful place, keep up the good work, see you in Dec 09.

Ramos Family JHB [SA] Fantastic – Thank you for looking after us. We will certainly be back! It’s the small things that matter.
Walter & Kirsten Vilages Germany

It was so beautiful to stay here, best service I had” – Walter
Alles toll??? And super dankie – Kirsten

S.B. Mbanjiya EL [SA] Enjoyed every minute of my stay with excellent hospitality. There is nothing to improve, just continue doing what you do, its great.
Loyiso & Ayanda JHB [SA]

Enjoyed our stay, very relaxing and comfortable. Friendly staff & management. Will come back again.

Alex & Jean JHB [SA]

Comfortable accommodation. Excellent personal, hands on attention by management.  Thanks

 Annalien Roodt

Pretoria [SA]

Fantastiese atmosfeer & spontane vriendelikheid.  Baie skoon en netjies.  Sal weer kom bly.

Braam du Plooy Pretoria [SA] Wonderful. I definitely will come back to stay again.
Kamsellin Chetty Cape Town [SA] Truly excellent and a wonderful ambience.

Peter & Lynda van der Lith

 Lonehill [SA]

Thank you. We were very comfortable and will definitely be back. God bless.

Loraine & Ellis Meacham Rondebosch [SA] Best B&B in Gonubie. You have thought of everything – all the little touches.  Well done!
Louis Dewavrin PE [SA]

Very nice service and lovely place to stay.

Lesego Vereeniging [SA] What a wonderful guest house.  I really enjoyed to the fullest. God bless!
Sanna Mofokeng PE [SA] Thanx for the excellent service. I had a lovely time and definitely coming back for more.  Keep up the good work.
Anita van Rensburg PE [SA] Thank you for a wonderful stay. We had a lovely time.
Phelisa Daliwe
Thank you for your great service. Your place is beautiful and we enjoyed ourselves.
Patrick Kafu
Thank you for your excellent service and kindness.  See you again next time!

Willie & Jenny Zwegelaai

Primrose [SA] An awesome gem, god bless.
Greg & Garreth Randburg Great stay, great food, all round great!!
Colin & Karen Parker St Francis Bay [SA] Awesome! Had a great evening. Thanks.
Jason Rall Raftery Crescent, Sherwood, Durban [SA] Excellent Service!!!
Duma Maqubela Quigney EL [SA] Splendid!!!
Mbulelo Siyo Motherwell, PE [SA] Superb Service
Nomonde Makaula Kokstad [SA] What a Gem!!!!
Doris Quezu Gqunube Street, Mthata [SA] What a lovely place and a warm welcome!!! Keep it up!
Marion and JohnWorsley, Henry Worsley Derby, England and Boksburg, Johannesburg [SA] Highly recommended. Thank you for a wonderful stay. Will recommend to all.
Roberto & Nina Ward Bateau Bay, New South Wales [Australia] Will recommend to friends
T C Charambu Vorna Valley, Midrand, Johannesburg [SA] Lovely place and enjoyed my stay. Will call again. Thanks a lot
Vuyo Mahlati Pretoria [SA] Wonderful, Enkosi!
Chantelle Malan Clubview, Centurion - Pretoria [SA] Thank you for going out of your way to make our stay a memorable one
James Pearson Fourways, Johannesburg [SA] We had a great time. Thanks
R. Govender Mountain View, Durban [SA] We had a lovely and interesting stay.
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