Gonubie, Sunshine Coast - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:The Crowned Crane facilities
All suites have tea and coffee making facilities.The covered braai area is available to all guests, even though the self catering units each have their own mini-braai.There is a wall mounted TV in each suite, with Dstv and Mnet.There is ample secure off-road parking, and the Crowned Crane is conveniently situated near all amenities.
A minute from the Crowned Crane is access to the pristine beauty of the Gonubie coastline. Equally close is the Gonubie Bird Sanctuary which is home to over 160 bird species, including the Crowned Crane. Within walking distance of The Crowned Crane is the tidal pool and the start of the renowned Gonubie Boardwalk, which will lead you to Gonubie's impressive river mouth, with its perfect and safe Blue Flag Beach.
The Crowned Crane Bed and Breakfast
The Crowned Crane offers its guests B&B, Self catering and budget accommodation.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Crowned Crane, a 3 star Tourism Council Graded Bed and Breakfast establishment that also boasts with AA accreditation. The emphasis is on personal service, and the relaxed atmosphere carries through to the acccommodation, where guests make themselves at home in the luxuriously appointed suites. The tranquility of the Crowned Crane is enhanced by the entrancing sea views, the sound of the surf, and the soft saline scent coming off the sea...
On entering the B&B suites you are drawn to the full width glass frontage of the suite, where the magnificent seascape stretching away before you leads you out onto the full width private balcony.The luxurious B&B suites sleep 2 in comfort, and one suite provides for an additional child under 10 years old.
A full English breakfast is served every morning to prepare guests for the day ahead.
Self catering units
The self catering units have their own private entrance, and the enchanting thatched walkway leading to the units invites guests to an idyllic visit.The self catering units are situated in a tranquil garden locale and have their own private verandahs, charmingly overgrown with lush vegetation.The self catering units sleep 2 adults and 2 children under 10 years in comfort, or 3 adults, and are superbly appointed, ensuring that all guests' needs are fulfilled.
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at Crowned Crane, Gonubie, Sunshine Coast
- Children Welcome
- Diners Club
- Gay Friendly
- Secure Parking
- Non Smoking
Accreditations & Gradings:
Accreditations for Crowned Crane, Gonubie, Sunshine Coast
- AA Travel Guides
- Tourism Grading Council
Things to do near Gonubie, Sunshine Coast
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Directions to Crowned Crane
Map of Crowned Crane in Gonubie, Sunshine Coast+ OPEN FULL MAP
GPS Co-Ordinates: 28° 1' 29.1" E / 32° 56' 42.8" S
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Driving to Crowned Crane in Gonubie, Sunshine Coast
|Departing: East London Airport|
|Address: Settlers Way, East London 5200, South Africa|
|Distance: 28.0 km / Duration: 32 mins|
|1.||Head east toward Settlers Wy/R72||0.3 km|
|2.||Continue straight onto Settlers Wy/R72
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|3.||Turn left onto Fitzpatrick Rd/R72
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|4.||Turn right to merge onto N2 toward Mthatha||4.0 km|
|5.||Take exit 1054 for R102/Main Road toward East London/M10/Gonubie||0.3 km|
|6.||Turn right onto Main Rd||7.2 km|
|7.||Turn right onto Mahem Pl||0.1 km|
|8.||Turn left onto Watsonia Cres||0.2 km|
|9.||Take the 2nd right toward Deary Dr||0.2 km|
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