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The Marine Hermanus

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Marine Drive, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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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 yesterday NEW 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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Johannesburg
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Israel
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to The Marine and we were not disappointed everything was wonderful from the moment we arrived to departure. Our room was ocean facing which meant we were able to view Right Whales any time of the day an added bonus to our stay in Hermanus in September. The staff are all courteous friendly and very... More

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Cape Town
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really do try to write balanced, fair reviews, highlighting the good and the not-so-good. But after a wonderful 3 night stay at The Marine, this is going to be a very one-sided review. Each aspect was superb. We have stayed here on 3 occasions previously and always have high expectations. The team certainly did not disappoint us this year.... More

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hants uk
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Marine Hotel, right on the cliff at Hermanus is a member of the Relais Chateaux Group of hotels. 2 storey hotel kept in excellent order. Staff exemplary, cannot do enough to help. Hotel exceptionally clean, room large with easy chairs and huge king size bed. Bathroom had his and hers sinks, large bath tub and superb shower. Small pool... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Near Cape Town, Hermanus styles itself as the Whale-Watching capital of the world. The Marine is on the cliff top overlooking the bay with an unsurpassed view of the migrating whales from the gardens and patio, or the lounge, or the cocktail bar, or the restaurant, or even your room! Just draw back the curtains in the morning and there... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First things first BOOK an OCEAN VIEW room. The first thing you notice after the cliff top location is the service. We stayed two nights and yet we were greated by name . On arrival we were starving and with that noted our cars keys were taken we were put in the very good restaurant and fed a lovely lunch... More

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Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second time staying here -- once over Christmas, and now for the whales. Wonderful staff, beautiful rooms, outstanding food. A great concierge. The kids are well looked after, and can run around the place to their hearts delight. The parents are equally well looked after, so this makes for a wonderful family vacation (as well as a... More

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Ilford Essex
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a superior room on the ground floor at the front of the hotel. The room was enormous with elegant furnishings and two very large bathroom/shower rooms. There was a door from the room onto the private terrace which was on top of the cliff. The views from the room were over the bay and whales could be seen from... 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. Thank you for your constructive comments about the menu and the spa and apologies if there was any convenience. Looking forward to seeing you on your next visit. Warm regards Hamish Hofmeyr More

Nelspruit
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We annually visit Hermanus to see the whales! We always book at The Marine Hotel Pavillion restaurant as the food is always very good! On this particular trip, we decided to stay overnight at The Marine Hotel. As nice as it is downstairs, we found the rooms to be nothing special at all! The room was nice and large and... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay with us here at The Marine. We are delighted that you enjoyed our restaurants and our lounge areas but distressed about your poor experience in our rooms. I must assure you however that it was not a cockroach you found but a common field cricket (very common in Hermanus).... 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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