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Addlestone, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stefan and Nikki were really friendly and welcoming. They were very knowledgeable about places to visit and to go and eat. They were helpful when we were planning trips getting maps to make sure we were set. Stefan is a great cook and breakfast was lovely with daily specials and a regular menu. One evening we're invited to have dinner... More 

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Boden, Sweden
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To come to Penguino Guesthouse felt like coming home. You get a wonderful breakfast every morning made for you. The room was very tasteful and the poolarea as well. Extreamly friendly owners , who all the time made their utmost to make us feel taken care of.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A calm and nice place with a friendly couple who did everything to make are stay as pleasant as possible. The breakfast was very tasty and all of us were satisfied. We also got help with activities. A place we would return to.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Returning to experience the comfort and hospitality of the Otto's at Penguino Guesthouse was definitely a good decision. Stefan's "born & bred" knowledge of Hermanus and their knowledge of the surrounding "Hemel en Aarde" wine region makes this a little bit of heaven on earth. And of course the blueberry pancakes will easily convince me to return again and again.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I stayed over for 1 night at this quaint 80's style guesthouse. Very nice and clean place with exceptionally friendly hosts Stefan and and his wife Nikki. Stefan is a chef so the nearly-all home made breakfast was superb. Location is great too - close to the sea and only 15mins stroll to the town centre. Great... More 

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München
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very comfy bed - spotless clean room. A great place. Nicki and Stefan are wonderful host and are very helpful with Tipps, restaurant reservations , ... The breakfast is wonderful - best breakfast we had in South Afrika. Go for it!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

We enjoyed our stay at the Penguino Guesthouse with Stephan and Nikki. They were the perfect hosts, very warm and welcoming. They gave us excellent recommendations for restaurants and things to do in the area. The breakfast in the morning was delicious including their homemade Compotes and Jams. We bought some to take back with us as well. I would... More 

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Johannesburg
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

We recently stayed for 6 nights in the Emperor Penguin room which really is as lovely as their website's pictures suggest. It's a bright & spacious room with plenty of cupboards, an empty bar fridge, electronic safe, hairdryer etc & the in room tea/ coffee making facilities is the best I've ever encountered at a guesthouse. The upstairs location coupled... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Very nice, clean, well equipped guesthouse. The owners are so hospitable and friendly. Breakfast was outstanding. Convenient to walk to local attractions. Rooms are of ample size, excellent linens. Would absolutely return there.

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Leuven, Belgium
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Nice guesthouse: spacious rooms, good beds. Little plunge pool. Very kind and enthousiastic couple who runs it. They serve fresh and healthy breakfasts with 'daily specials'. Very helpful with a lot of tips about the neighbourhood. Just cross the street to reach famous Cliffpath Walkway! Had 2 nights there, everything was great.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Penguino guesthouse's 4 rooms are tastefully and individually decorated with high quality finishes, each with en-suite bathrooms. We are a small family run guesthouse we pride ourselves to give warm, friendly personal style of hospitality. As we are just 40 m from the famous cliff paths and a 7 minute walk to the center of town. Stefan and Nikki Otto are looking forward to welcoming you to Penguino... come and breath our Champagne air! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Penguino Guesthouse

Address: 16 Westcliff Road, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: $93 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Great place to stay for two or three nights.”
 of 5 bubbles krisj539, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles Stone_xxx, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Loved the privacy of the Emperor Penguin room.”
 of 5 bubbles PicassoJhb, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The upstairs room has a private balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles malagachick, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We like the upstairs room with balcony”
 of 5 bubbles Martibass, 6 Nov 2015 | Read review
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