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The Marine Hermanus

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Marine Drive, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    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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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
26 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

At an hour and a half out of Cape Town on the garden route the Marine offers a great stop to watch whales and do a lot more in terms of wild life in old fashioned style. The public areas of the hotel especially the lounge is really rather special. The staff are helpful and attentive and the setting great.... More

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Colonia de Sant Pere, Spain
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Marine was our 2nd stop in South Africa and it was our whale-watching part of the trip. The hotel was situated right on the cliffs overlooking the bay and as we were shown into our suite the porter pointed out a Southern Right Whale swimming off the beach just a 100m or so from our room. The accommodation was... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here end Sept 2014. Brilliant time of year for whale watching. Could see them clearly from our ocean-view room. Breakfast superb and dinner delicious with good choice of wines. Also very good value for money compared with UK. We would definitely stay here again

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Suffolk
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is the most amazing hotel. The staff are attentive and really want you to enjoy your stay. The bedrooms are delightful, tastefully decorated and positioned. It feels luxurious from the time you arrive until the time you leave. The lounge is beautiful with lovely flower arrangements. The best mojitos on the planet. And what a view of the Atlantic... More

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

Thank you for your positive comments and I must agree, our secret Mojito recipe is legendary in these parts! We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr More

Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience at the Marine Hotel could not have been more pleasant. The service was 5 star and overall experience from the staff to the rooms was excellent. They treat their guests like they are royalty but at the same time leave you with a feeling of warmth and peace. The ability to sit out in front of this beautiful... More

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

Congratulations once more and thank you for the positive comments. Hermanus is indeed an ideal location and thank you for staying with us over such an important time in your lives. As you rightly point out, these memories will be carried with you for many many years. We hope to see you again for a top up! Kind regards Hamish... More

berkhamsted
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here during our trip to South Africa in order to view the southern right whales. We had a beautiful ocean view room and what a joy it was to open the curtains in the morning to see the whales close to shore right outside . The staff were efficient, polite and very friendly. We ate in the seafood... More

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

Thank you for your positive comments and I am sure that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr More

oldebelle
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here three weeks ago as part of our 40th wedding anniversary holiday. We went to Hermanus for whale watching and were not disappointed. In fact we could sit in our room and look out the window and see them! Absolutely brilliant. As the other reviewers have said the hotel is tops, the staff can't do... More

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

Warm hospitality is what we here at The Marine strive for and we are delighted that you experienced just that. Hermanus is an experience in itself and the fact hat you were here during our Whale season all the better. We hope to see you again in the near future. Warm regards Hamish Hofmeyr More

Worcester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location and it served us very well in seeing a plentiful supply of whales. The municipal rooms are beautifully designed , the food was good but compared to our previous hotels, Mont Rochelle in Franschhoek and Camps Bay Retreat in Camps Bay, Cape Town sadly it came third in the running. Our Room no 231 with only a poor... More

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

Thank you for your constructive comments and we will be sure to rectify all of the issues that you brought up. We do soft refurbishments every year and will ensure that the room you stayed in is first on the list. We hope you return to our wonderful town again soon. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr More

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is truly an amazing hotel and I highly recommend it. Perched on top of the cliffs, it has wonderful views of the bay and the whales! In walking distance to the town itself and the viewing point (although the views are just as good from the grounds at the hotel). We were put in a very spacious suite which... More

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

Congratulations once again and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are very glad that you managed to experience so much of what our area has to offer and hope that you will return again for an anniversary . Warm regards Hamish Hofmeyr More

Franschhoek, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed before at other hotels owned by Liz McGrath, but this was our first experience of the Marine Hotel in Hermanus, and how indulged we felt from beginning to end! Our welcome by the Reception was very warm, and the fact that we had stayed before at one of Liz McGrath's "Collection" was appreciably acknowledged. The handling of... More

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

We are delighted that you managed to stay with us and thank you for all of your positive comments. We hope you return to our shores to spend a few more relaxing days in the company of Whales. 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*
Number of rooms: 42
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