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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewsgames roomgrotto beachbacon and eggswooden floorsrooms are cleanhonesty barquiet areafamily roomguest houseenjoyable staysea facinghome away from homeyogurtsmall poolnice breakfastgreat place to staytown centre
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What struck us immediately was the friendliness of the staff, especially Arthur who was exceptional!!!! Besides Arthur the rest of the staff, from cleaners to kitchen staff was very friendly ans helpful. The venue itself was beautifully furnished with antique furniture and the room was...More

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Response from NiciMeier, Front Office Manager at BaleensResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello mmanue806627 Thank you for choosing our hotel, and for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your accommodation, as well as the service of the hotel staff. Our hotel aims to provide a truly unique experience,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel didn't live up to its glamorous adverts and good ratings; the place needs some TLC and maintenance. Staff service was excellent, it is conveniently close to the Hermanus Cliff walk and a quiet beach, and the place was very clean. Still, not great...More

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Response from NiciMeier, Front Office Manager at BaleensResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear cdavel359705, Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your stay! for us, it is very important. As a team, we are working hard to make the changes little by little in the hotel to continue upgrading, and the maintenance program was and will be...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018

We stayed one Night on our Way back from Wilderness to Cape Town Airport. It was ok, but nothing special. The Staff was friendly and helpfull, but the house was loud at daytime. At nighttime it qas quite, so we slept very well.More

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Response from NiciMeier, Front Office Manager at BaleensResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Richard, Thank you for your review of your stay at our hotel, your feedback is extremely valuable to us. As we strive to improve with each and every stay. we appreciate your comment about aspects of the hotel, it is a pleasure to announce...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018

Always enjoyable - very welcoming and always our chosen destination for any breakaway from Cape Town. Staff are friendly and always accommodating. Small issue with the room in the TV - where channels that are changed in the lounge area present in the room -...More

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Response from NiciMeier, Front Office Manager at BaleensResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing our hotel, and for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your accommodations, Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. we...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Basic, good for a affordable one night stay but would not recommend it for longer. Stable Wi-Fi was a plus, friendly breakfast service was offered. Decor, maintenance of building and linen quality needs to be upgraded.More

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Response from NiciMeier, Front Office Manager at BaleensResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Chantellé, Thank you for choosing our hotel and for taking the time to write a review! Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. we have taken on board your comments and we aim to...More

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Free Parking
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Pool
Bar/Lounge
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US$48 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Hermanus
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Hermanus
#5 Romantic Hotel in Hermanus
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$48 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Hermanus
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Hermanus
#5 Romantic Hotel in Hermanus
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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