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Sandbaai Country House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   70 Beach Road | Sandbaai, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014
NoelC95 Cork, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

my husband and my self and two friends stayed at sandbaai on the 14 th feb,our rooms were lovely,we went to hermanus in the evening ,luckly we had a car as it was a distance from house,next morning we went down for breakfast which was good ,we met many people .,after breakfast we went back to our room which we... More

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Turin, Italy
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9 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

It's home from home, with a stunning view but far from the madding crowds. The breakfast of your choice is memorable. The rooms are decently furnished, in sober good taste. The wifi needs to be upgraded and also the TV offer. The hosts, Riaan and Angelique, do their very best to make their guests feel at home. There's always that... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013 via mobile

Stunning ocean view from the living room and balcony. Just 2km away from Hermanus, but the whales came to the bay in front of the house as well. Didn't see any whale 'breaching' shows in Hermanus, but from Sandbaai we did, while drinking a beer or having breakfast. Perhaps some rooms could be upgraded a bit, but it's clean and... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

The furniture in the rooms is run down. The view from the living room of the house was beautiful. The owners were helpful in getting us a trail ride since our shark dive was cancelled for the day. It was cheap which is what we needed on a tight budget. Wifi is only in the main house.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

We booked 2 nights and only stayed one. Room was very small and needed renovating. We had ants in our bed and lots of mosquitos all night. Host was not helpful the next morning. Old tv absolutely nothing special about this place. Furniture and bathroom need replacing. Angelique very pleasant but our experience was really bad, not worth the price... More

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Leuven, Belgium
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

We were really enthusiastic about this guesthouse but it was a bit of a let down. Location is 3 km of hermanus, nothing to do in the vicinity. Host was not very friendly when help was requested. room was ok, but nothing special. Room also rather small. For this money there are better guesthouses out there. Would not choose it... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

We booked two nights at Sandbaai Country House in a delux room with tea/coffee making facilities a satellite tv and a free standing bath. We were taken to the room by the wife of the owner and my first impression was the room could do with renovating, furniture was old,carpet was marked,TV looked as though it was from the 80s... More

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24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Honestly - a let down. My partner had hunted this guest house down - and planned a very beautiful weekend break - but this guest house was a complete let down. This guest house has four stars (apparently) however I am considering writing to the tourism industry to request a down grade. We were placed in a VERY musty, dusty... More

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Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
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11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

We booked one night in early April 2012 at the Sandbaai Country House, while the outside of the building looks great, the rooms are a little tired, with the smallest tv I have ever seen in the bedroom. Breakfast on the other hand was delicous, and the owners/managers made every effort to make you feel at home. My biggest issue... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

On route from Cape Town to a safari , we decided to stay overnight in Hermanus and we made a booking online for the Sandbaai. When we arrived. 1) We were disappointed. This b&B isnt really in Hermanus as advertised, but the outskirts, about 10/15 minutes drive away. 2) The room really wasn’t up to 4* standard. Funny smell, old... More

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Address: 70 Beach Road | Sandbaai, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
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Hotel Class:4 star — Sandbaai Country House 4*
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Sandbaai Country House is perfectly situated as a base for exploring the region which is famous for its whales, fynbos, crisp champagne sea air, peace and tranquility and unsurpassed in its natural beauty. Close by are many nature reserves, botanical and wild flower gardens where visitors can walk, hike or stroll. ... more   less 
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