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Harbour House Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   22 Harbour Road, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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Ranked #5 of 10 hotels in Hermanus
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The only thing we enjoyed about this hotel is the fact that it is very central we could walk where ever we wanted to go, the staff that we did see were friendly. Breakfast can be more of a variety, I had the english breakfast it was very oily and the mushrooms were way to salty. The rooms were comfortable... More

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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night as we were journeying from Cape Town to the Garden Route. The hotel is a great location and the rooms are very impressive, the bed in particular is massive and so comfy. There was a little confusion when we arrived with 2 staff trying to give us different instructions and possibly one too many... More

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Alton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a room with a sea view - lovely. Room was big, clean and very comfortable. Nice having a kettle and fridge in the room. Staff were friendly and very helpful. Don't write many hotel reviews - but I think they deserve one.. thank you :-)

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location for this hotel cannot be beaten. The view itself cannot be beaten, but add whales into that mix and well... The staff were very friendly and helpful. Could not ask for more. Thank you. Breakfast was excellent

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My parents have booked in the hotel for their anniversary and I sent an email asking them to send me a wine list on the 11 of July, they replied straight away saying they will send it through soon. On the 18 of July I followed up with no reply and I have just sent through yet another email requesting... More

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Harb0urH0useH0tel, General Manager at Harbour House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JTDunlop, Thank you for your feedback. Please accept our sincere apologies for the poor service you have experienced. This is certainly not the level of service we aim for our guests. Your comments are appreciated and will be taken up with our staff in order to assist them improve their overall performance and service delivery. We look forward to... More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Hotel has the perfect location. Close to town centre and shops and over looking the beautiful bay. Ons can sit at the pool and do whale watching. The rooms are modern and well equipped. Breakfast is tasty but small in variety- my egg Benedict on a croissant was lovely but my husbands omelette was very pale and tasteless, looked... More

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Harb0urH0useH0tel, General Manager at Harbour House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kitty Lamprecht, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are most grateful for your honest feedback, which we accept as a valuable source of information for us to improve our services and the product we offer. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward welcoming you back in the... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is right in the heart of Hermanus and a perfect base to explore the town, the cliff walks and to whale watch. It is modern and well appointed and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was excellent. Our rooms did not overlook the bay but nevertheless the view was OK. Car parking was not a problem... More

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Harb0urH0useH0tel, General Manager at Harbour House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Harold59, Many thanks for your wonderful review of your experience at Harbour House, which have proudly shared with our staff. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and our location. We look forward welcoming you back in the future. Warm regards. Mariane Maree More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Hermanus to see the whales, and, boy, they did not disappoint! While we were waiting to check in, we saw three! The best thing by far about this hotel is the location, perched on the cliff top, overlooking the bay where the whales seemed to come and play every afternoon. It's also very handy for a range... More

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Harb0urH0useH0tel, General Manager at Harbour House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ukpwat 1, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay at Harbour House hotel. Please accept our apologies for the shortcomings you were subjected to during your stay with us. This is certainly not the level of service and standards we aim for our guests. Your comments are important to us and will... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used this hotel as a base to go whale watching and shark cage diving...what a fabulous place....the rooms have spectacular views over the harbour and are nice and large with sun balconies...extra parking under the hotel if outside the hotel is full...take marine drive as it's a one way system round the front....we ate at the tapas bar with... More

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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131 reviews 131 reviews
35 hotel reviews
370 helpful votes 370 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

A boutique hotel with self catering options. Well laid out large rooms with a great view of the sea or surrounding mountains. Neat and simple. A small bar area and comfortable eating section. Staff were good and friendly. Closely located to old harbour and all the shops and entertainment section of town.

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Address: 22 Harbour Road, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Harbour House Hotel 5*
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Situated only one hour from Cape Town, Harbour House Hotel in Hermanus enjoys the most prominent of positions in the heart of the old harbour area, flanked by the seaside and the bustling centre of this holiday town. The spacious rooms, with sophisticated modern décor, feature a kitchenette and lounge leading towards the balcony. Perfectly located, guests can enjoy an easy walk to the market, street cafés, restaurants, bars and natural attractions, allowing them to experience the best that Hermanus has to offer. ... more   less 
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