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Kennedys Beach Villa

5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   5 Disa Street | Onrus River Beach, Hermanus 7201, South Africa
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Ranked #7 of 80 Hermanus B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Allison492 Cape Town, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our service was warm, friendly & welcoming. Room was so comfortable, cosy & vintage looking....loved loved it!!!!!!!! One with beautiful Nature experience.......Fresh & tranquil;)):):):):):):):):):):):):): The outside massages was wonderful ,soooooo Relaxing..... Thank you once again we will definitely be back!!!!!!

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Ymile K, Owner at Kennedys Beach Villa, responded to this review

What a lovely couple after the 5 months that Kennedys Beach Villa has been shut due to construction! Alysson and Tony was just what we needed to get all excited again for the new season coming up! Hope to see you two again when the darling returns! Kindest regards, Ymile and James More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Kennedy's Beach Villa, the first time was on our honeymoon and this time we with our first child so it has a dear place in our hearts. They have made a few improvements since the last time that we visited and it is amazing. The setting is lovely with all the milkwood trees, lagoon... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

After a few visits to this special Villa I have decided that there is no other place that can compete and this will stay my very favourite get-away destination in the world. Ymile goes out of her way to make you feel welcome and comfortable. The views are spectacular onto the sea and river, the accommodation is excellent and the... More

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kennedysathermanus, Owner at Kennedys Beach Villa, responded to this review

One of the greatest things in this industry is if you have guest returing to your place year after year - they then really start feeling like family! Sue always so great seeing you and family each year! Hope you will like the end result of new apartment. You are such a special family. Thanks so much for your wonderful... More

Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We could not have chosen a better place. The location is perfect. A secluded, beautiful, romantic suite opening onto a private Milkwood forest, was perfect for your stay. Our hosts were gracious and no request was too much trouble. The milk bath in for forest was an delightful surprise. The view is exquisite, looking onto the river and the beach.... More

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kennedysathermanus, Owner at Kennedys Beach Villa, responded to this review

Fantastic to have our first couple of Hong Kong! What an amazing couple and now have become friends! Looking forward to see your country in October! Wonderful meeting people all around the world and making this industry the best! Wonderful meeting and having you here and hope we will have lots of people from Hong Kong in the furure! Kindest... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Our second stay at the kennedy's was even better than the first. Messages or the patio with the milkwood trees and the ocean in the back ground melts the whole world away. Not to mention the warm welcome that makes you feel like you've come home given by ymile and her staff. We got engaged there, kicked offour honeymoon there... More

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kennedysathermanus, Owner at Kennedys Beach Villa, responded to this review

Natasha, the north is the winner - thanks so very very much - you are a star! You are part of Kennedys !!!! Hope the Tree House would be your next visit - will keep you updated!!!! Love, ymile More

London, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We visited this place to spend some time together undisturbed. And what a place to visit! The venue is in the middle of a sleepy town, plenty of restaurants that are a drive away, making the location secluded. It's ideal for a bit of romance and passion. We throughly enjoy our stay and when we accidentally overstayed on day of... More

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kennedysathermanus, Owner at Kennedys Beach Villa, responded to this review

What a darling couple - love this industry of ours so much if you have couples that enjoy and love the place as these two did! Don't stay away too long apart- Kennedys awaiting you two! Tree House still not filalized! Will keep you updated! Lots of love from Ymile, Arwie and James More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Thank you so much to Kennedy's Beach Villa for the amazing weekend! We were truly impressed with the level of service, stunning views and amazing accommodation! Our villa had every we needed and more! And our bed was even warmed and opened while we were out for dinner - amazing! James - thank you so much for being so friendly... More

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kennedysathermanus, Owner at Kennedys Beach Villa, responded to this review

What excitement once again this weekend for me and James - that wonderful question "Will you marry me?" Taking place for two consecutive weekends! Loving every minute of getting everything just perfect for this very important moment! Was so special to see Louis phoning over and over to just make 100% sure that everything it perfectly organized! We bless the... More

Krugersdorp, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

It was an absolute pleasure and a huge treat to spend our first night as husband and wife at Kennedys! We were treated like royalty throughout our stay with personal detail and attention to our every need. James the butler was an absolute star and so helpful. The owners Ymile and James are so welcoming and it felt like we... More

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What a beautiful couple to accommodate here at Kennedys! Yes, they really felt like family after only one day! With our honeymoon couples we try not to intrude in their privacy, but with these two James just felt he could not do enough! We loved the two of you and know we will see again in future - perhaps the... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The most amazing place ever! Absolutely beautiful! Service was amazing and the small touches really made it special. James was an outstanding host. The photo's are up to date and really do not do the actual beach villa any justice as your expectations will be exceeded. I cant wait to see the tree house, I am going to stay here... More

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Always so nice to have couples enjoying their stay to the full - you make this industry such a pleasant one! Hope to see you in the near future! Kindest regards from all of us here at Kennedys!!! More

mauritius
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

It has been the second stay at this amazing guest house in Onrus River in Hermanus. This year we stayed in the Beach Suite and what a wonderful experience to wake up in the morning with the breaking of the waves and the most fantastic view of lagoon, beach and mountain on a deck all for ourselves! Indeed agree what... More

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kennedysathermanus, Owner at Kennedys Beach Villa, responded to this review

Always so nice to have you two here with us - indeed it feels asif we are family already! Hope next time the Tree House would be ready - then you have tried out all we have to offer! Thanks for the wonderful gratitude to James - he needed this so much before his annual leave in two weeks! From... More

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Address: 5 Disa Street | Onrus River Beach, Hermanus 7201, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Kennedys Beach Villa 5*
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Kennedy's Beach Villa is an exclusive guest house offering 4 star luxury bed and breakfast and self catering accommodation in Onrus, Hermanus and forms the perfect base from where guests can enjoy the scenic beauty of Hermanus and the Cape Whale Coast. "When it comes to the combination of utmost privacy, luxury, romance and organic lifestyle - there are very few places on earth as special as KENNEDY'S!" - Mariette du Toit-Helmbold (CEO of Tourism - Cape Town)Guests can enjoy the very private and elegant Villa tucked away in a Milkwood forest, designed exclusively for two guests at a time, the ideal hideout promising complete privacy.The romantic Beach Suite with its sweeping ocean views offers luxury Hermanus accommodation, cosy evenings in the sunken Jacuzzi on the spacious deck overlooking Onrus River & Beach and fantastic whale watching in season. PLEASE NOTE: Due to the natural surroundings and uneven surfaces at Kennedys, it is NOT recommended for elderly people with walking difficulties. ... more   less 
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