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The Marine Hermanus

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Marine Drive, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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Ranked #3 of 10 hotels in Hermanus
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Jaun J Pretoria, South Africa
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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 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stylish and comfortable, wonderful, warm, friendly staff and excellent services such as hot water bottles, fresh flowers and a paper each day. Location very convenient to walking in town and viewing the whales.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my girlfriend spent this last weekend at the Marine. All told the experience was fantastic! The food at the pavilion was of the highest quality, and the staff made us feel very comfortable. We then spent the morning at the Spa, and had a brilliant experience with Tina and Desiree. This is definitely the place to stay when... More

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Russell Island, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Spent 2 nights at this very welcoming hotel. Stylish and comfortable, wonderful, warm, friendly staff and excellent services such as hot water bottles, fresh flowers and a paper each day tailored to news from your country of origin. Whilst the supposedly excellent seafood restaurant was undergoing renovations we could not fault the standard of food and presentation in the Pavillion... More

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Spent one night at the Marine and wished I had time to stay longer. The property was lovely, the rooms all one could ask for the the location very convenient to walking in town and viewing the whales. I do think it a bit expensive considering the area although I doubt there is other accommodation of this standard in Hermanus.... More

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

Thank you for your positive comments. The Marine is definitely that special destination in the jewel that is Hermanus. we hope to welcome you back soon Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We spent a weekend night at the Marine and it was a real treat. The Marine is a beautiful property in the perfect position in Hermanus. Every aspect of our stay was great: from the upgraded suite with the sea view, relaxing drinks in the tranquil bar, delicious dinner in their stylish restaurant, to the friendliness and efficiency of the... More

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

Thank you for your positive sentiments and we are delighted to have been able to enhance your time away. Hermanus is a special place, one worth visiting again and again. Hoping to welcome you back soon Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We stayed at the Marine on the 26th April, our wedding night and the hotel went to every effort to make us feel special. We were upgraded, congratulated, met by the Manager and given a free bottle of excellent champagne as well as chocolates and a fruit basket. The room was luxurious and comfortable with a lovely view of the... More

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

Thank you for your gracious comments and it was indeed a pleasure to have you stay with us on such a special day. We are delighted that you enjoyed every aspect of The Marine and experienced a bit of what Hermanus has to offer. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards Hamish Hofmeyr More

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We stayed at the Marine on 24 & 25th February - The location is excellent. However for the price R7,200 per night the value, size and condition of the room was probably the worst experienced ever at a 5 star hotel. We immediately complained to the front design and to date have never received a response to our complaint -... More

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

We are terribly sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us. I am slightly confused however as when you were offered a different room, one more to your specific taste, you did not want to move. Thank you for pointing out the rattling windows. These have most definitely been attended to. Having personally overseen breakfast during your stay with... More

East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We stayed in the Marine Hermanus on 3rd and 4th of March, 2014. It is a wonderful hotel, situated right on the ocean at the far end of the town centre. From the moment we were helped to unpack and park our car, to reception, to being taken to our room, we knew this was a lovely place. We arrived... More

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

Thank you for your positive comments and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Indeed Claudia in our Boutique is a shining example of what dedicated and friendly staff we have working with us. We hope hope to welcome you back to The Marine again. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr More

Sussex England
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38 reviews 38 reviews
35 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Returning in February for the fourth or fifth time, we really enjoyed our stay. The old lady is needing some money spending on her, but the greatest asset of the Marine is the superb staff, genuinely welcoming, friendly and helpful, from the manager, Hamish, to the car park assistant. It really is a pleasure to arrive and be greeted like... More

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

Thank you for all the good comments. It is always a great pleasure having you stay with us and we look forward to your visits. I am delighted that we were able to track down the missing glasses and that you received them in good order. Safe travels and we will see you next year. Warm regards Hamish Hofmeyr More

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11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We enjoyed our visit and the Marine was in a very convenient position in the town. However we seemed to double the average age of the Guests. The overall service was very good, our room excellent (227).Breakfast was good but slow - not a major problem. The Pool was area was somewhat confined & the supper we had was adequate... More

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

Thank you for your comments and constructive points. We will definitely work harder on breakfast service and I am sorry that you did not feel your dinner was a memorable one as we continually strive to be the best at what we do. I hope that when you visit again, you will notice improvements. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr More

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Address: Marine Drive, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Marine Hermanus 5*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Hermanus #3 Luxury Hotel in Hermanus #4 Family Hotel in Hermanus
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The Marine is one of the southern hemisphere’s most spectacular seaside Relais & Chateaux properties. Perched on the cliffs, overlooking Hermanus's Walker Bay, The Marine boasts 42 individually decorated bedrooms and suites. This unforgettable property overlooks South Africa’s most pristine whale sanctuary, and it is just a stone’s throw from one of the greatest densities of the endangered Great White Shark, and selection of fynbos species in the Cape. The Marine offers guests the unique opportunity to experience the finest land-based whale watching in the world. From June to September guests are able to view these majestic creatures from the comfort of their beautiful sea-facing bedroom. The attention to detail is apparent in every aspect of this remarkable owner managed property – from the personal service to the exceptional cuisine which is overseen by The Collection by Liz McGrath’s Grand Chef, Peter Tempelhoff, the perfect-for-sundowners Sun Lounge and the in-house Carchele Beauty Spa. Each piece of The Marine story adds another element to an unforgettable stay. ... more   less 
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