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Whale Away Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   223 Main Road | Eastcliff, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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Ranked #47 of 82 Hermanus B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Ideally situated for whale watching , walking the cliffs before an excellent breakfast watching whales close to the shore was a bonus.Estha was an excellent host and could not have done any more to make our stay enjoyable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We have just returned a 2 week stay at Whale a Way Guest House and what a wonderful time, Estha and her staff were so friendly and breakfast was wonderful , Estha booked all our trips and restaurants much nicer than staying at a large Hotel ,we will remember our Golden Wedding in Hermanus staying at Whale a Way

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Dublin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Located 10 mins walk to Hermanus, lovely coastal route to walk. Found the place quite regimental on breakfast and how operated. Room was front, not much noise from road, not a pool more like a splash pool. Clean rooms, average rate per night like all places in the area. Would not compare it to a hotel.

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Batley, United Kingdom
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Just spent 2 fantastic nights with Estha the owner of whale away. A real home from home. Estha made us so welcome even booking our trips for us and recommending good restaurants suitable to our tastes. The house is beautiful, rooms spacious and tastefully decorated. Wonderful little touches everywhere. We had an ocean view room which had a wonderful balcony... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We had a very nice stay at the whale away. The location is perfect for an overnight stay. Close to the cliff path. The rooms are spacious, clean and nicely decorated. Rooms are described as mountain view, but that needs a lot of imagination - better described as garden view. The only comment I have is regarding breakfast. This was... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We enjoyed our weekend in Hermanus at Whale Away very much. The decor and finishings are of a very high standard and it was spotlessly clean. The breakfast was absolutely superb - Esther is a warm and welcoming hostess and we felt very comfortable. I slept like a log - even though the traffic is obviously audible, being on the... More

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Stellenbosch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

We spent a fantastic night here. Beautiful room, very comfortable, cosy. Great manageress who was attentive and welcoming. Felt like home away from home. All we were looking for and more. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Many thanks to Hester!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

This guesthouse is small - with only five rooms which provides a more personalized service. Esther, the manageress, is a lovely woman, making sure we are comfortable, happy and eager to oblige to our every need. Our room was perfect - big enough to accommodate our luggage and big boots (winter...) and opening onto a lovely courtyard with a garden.... More

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Msida, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Large room huge bathroom very clean and a good breakfast to start the day before whale watching. Friendly owner who helped with every thing we needed also let us use her Wifi when down. Would recommend.

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Manchester
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013 via mobile

Good location in hermanus. Lovely and spotless room with great bathroom and lovely bath. Very helpful and friendly owner who recommended and booked a lovely restaurant. Overall we really enjoyed our night here and would stay again, thankyou!

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Address: 223 Main Road | Eastcliff, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Whale Away Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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