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Harbour House Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   22 Harbour Road, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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Ranked #4 of 10 hotels in Hermanus
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Alan S Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our last night in SA after a great holiday. The staff here we're very helpfully & informative. The hotel was very nice. To cold to try the pool. Great views of the bay. Would like to sit by the pool in the summer with a cold beer taking in the views.

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We finished off our 10 day trip with a weekend at the Harbour House Hotel in Hermanus, this time booking a Romantic room (no 2) instead of the luxury room as before. Although it did not have the same view overlooking the vibrant square, I think from now on it will be my favourite selection. We still had a beautiful... More

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Cape Town
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent huge comfortable bedrooms, There is nothing to complain about. Staff were efficient and friendly and extremely helpful, esprecially the front desk crew Ferdanand and his colleagues. Breakfast was very good and I have never tasted such good pastries.It is also very central and we had a lovely sea facing room with balcony. Will certainly go back there anytime

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

what a fantastic hotel - simply loved everything about this place - fantastic room with amazing sea views - complete luxury - lovely toileteries - huge fluffy bath robes - complementary chocolate brownies - sat on balcony watching the whales in the bay!! and special hello to Mr T on reception staff.

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Cape Town, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Do not miss a chance to visit this little gem in Hermanus! The stunning view is enhanced by not only fantastic, value for money dining but the best service I have recieved anywhere in the Western Cape! Thanks guys, you made the visit incredibly special!!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The Hotel is immaculately maintained and clean. The location is perfect the rooms large comfortable. The staff are superb and nothing seems to be to much trouble regardless of time of day or night. The communication with the Hotel prior to arriving was excellent answering questions and arranging transfers. If you are in the area and stay any where else... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We were only in Hermanus for two nights but it was a wonderful stay. Harbour House was wonderfully located to everything. A beautiful view of the ocean and easy walk everywhere. The staff was great, made us dinner reservations and called us a taxi whenever it was needed. The rooms were large and clean. The pool overlooking the ocean was... More

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were a bit lazy on arriving in Hermanus we literally walked in the door to the hotel and booked a stunning room. The superior room was worth every penny with a view to the millpond sea. Breakfast was very good with a good variety and a generous eat as much as you like policy. The location next to main... More

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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Stayed 2 nights just before the Easter weekend. Hotel busy but we were upgraded to an ocean view room (room 11) which had a small but comfortable balcony with chairs. Good double glazing which allowed for a quiet nights sleep, despite some activity in the square outside. Nice welcome and able to park directly outside. Our second visit (see last... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at the Harbour House hotel. The staff were most definitely the highlight of our stay (in particular Prince) who went out of their way to see that all our needs were met. The room was decorated beautifully - a simple, minimal elegance but without feeling cold. Underfloor heating gave the room a wonderful warm ambiance... More

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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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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Hermanus #2 Family Hotel in Hermanus #3 Romantic Hotel in Hermanus #4 Business Hotel in Hermanus #4 Luxury Hotel in Hermanus
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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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