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The Marine Hermanus

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Marine Drive, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Harpenden
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well located hotel with beautiful views over the sea from most rooms which are well furnished and a good size. Service was excellent, staff were helpful. We stayed during August and thoughtfully hot water bottles were placed in our beds during the evening. The hotel is hard to fault and therefore we are happy to recommend The Marine.

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dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent hotel, perfect location with welcoming and professional staff. Rooms are very clean and nicely decorated. Bed comfort is perfect. Breakfast was great with various options of hot dishes. Location is perfect, few steps to all town attractions.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Marine Hermanus lives up to all expectations and more. From the moment you enter the parking lot ,the attendant is on hand and is aware of your arrival. Your check in is ready before you even reach the reception. The doorman is a delight of information ....and your room in winter is warm and inviting. The lovely lady who... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All the staff were extremely welcoming , efficient and helpful. The food at breakfast and dinner were very tasty and very well presented. We stayed in room 208 (a sea view suite) which was superb - comfortable, clean and lovely decor. Our daughter and her husband stayed in a double sea view with balcony - stunning. Hermanus is a lovely... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed in 5 star hotels around the world and just left one in Cape Town. I'm appalled at the service we encountered when we arrived this afternoon. The hotel is lovely looking. The public spaces beautiful. Our room, which looked lovely, had a bad smell. When we questioned the housekeeping staff, the person who came to the room agreed.... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We visited The Marine Hermanus as part of our honeymoon. It is a beautiful hotel, with fantastic staff. Everyone was so friendly and helpful. Our room was absolutely beautiful with great views out to sea. The restaurant was also nice and they do fantastic breakfasts. Cannot recommend enough!

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London, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This hotel is a delight, located across a public green from the cliff top walk and the sea. The food, breakfast, lunch and dinner were all excellent and while the cost of hotel rooms in South Africa is comparatively high, the price of meals is amazingly inexpensive to Brits. Every meal was Michelin star quality. The lack of much outside... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I always enjoy to write a nice review. However this time I am forced to point out that our stay was rather dissapointing. The first impression was the man at the security who unfortunately was not happy enough to give us a smile. The room at R3500 was rather boring - and since we are off season we asked if... More 

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hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and I apologise that you did not enjoy your stay. I would love to hear more about your restaurant experience so that I may be able to tackle any issue that came up immediately with our chef. We strive to offer service excellence and great food prepared with love and... More 

Twickenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

How lucky we were to stumble on this lovely hotel, the location is simply stunning overlooking Walker Bay, although June is early in the whale season we were lucky enough to see at least two whilst we were in the garden. The room we had was a luxury double overlooking the bay with a small separate sitting room and very... More 

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hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

The ocean views in Hermanus are indeed unsurpassed and I am delighted that you managed to spot some whales. Thank you for the positive comments about your restaurant experience and your good stay overall. I am looking forward to welcoming you back in December. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We were a bunch of middle aged ladies, coming together for a special reunion weekend, from all over the world. The hotel was practically empty, so I know we booked standard rooms, but we asked for twin beds and did not even get these, why not upgrade us to a sea view room if you are giving us the incorrect... More 

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hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

I am terribly sorry you feel so strongly about your stay with us. Unfortunately, due to a misunderstanding with bookings.com, your booking was put in place for 2 single rooms and not 2 double rooms. We most sincerely apologise for this mistake. I have of course addressed the kitchen on your comments over your meal with us and am sorry... More 

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