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The Marine Hermanus

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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hants uk
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mother and I recently stayed in this beautiful hotel for 3 nights in August. We were very impressed with our lovely standard room, which was like a suite. All the staff were very friendly and went out of their way to make sure our stay was most enjoyable. Our travel agent recommended Hermanus, as we wanted to go whale... More

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

A huge thank you to you and your mum for choosing to stay with us and I am delighted that the team took care of you so well. We live in an idyllic setting and cant wait to welcome you back to it for a bit more R&R. Warm regards Hamish Hofmeyr More

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

We spent a night on a family suite. Very luxury rooms, complimentary wine bottle, nice environment. The dinner at their fish restaurant was excellent. The breakfast could have been better. But the view from the breakfast room compensated very well. Recommended

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

Thank you for your constructive comments and We are happy that you enjoyed your overall experience with us. Please could you however elaborate on your breakfast experience as it seems that we did not meet expectations in this area. You may get me directly on hamish@themarine.co.za. I look forward to hearing back from you. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr More

Bedford, New Hampshire
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The Marine hotel atop the cliffs of Walker Bay was our introduction to South Africa and the spectacular seaside resort of Hermanus. The attention to detail in every aspect of this owner managed property from the personal service to the exceptional cuisine overseen by Relais & Châteaux Grand Chef, Peter Tempelhoff make it very apparent why this hotel has earned... More

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

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again during our whale season. The Southern Right Whales visit our shores between July and December so a September / October stay would be ideal for viewing these mighty animals. Safe travels and warm regards Hamish Hofmeyr More

New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

first thing first ,i was known about this hotel by hotelstheweb.com , staff was unbelievably incredible i forgot my phone at the pool that was very crowded and a few hours after the pool tan i went to the reception and asked if they seen my phone and immediately and the reception officer pulled my phone in bag.

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

Thank you for your positive comments. I am delighted that we were able to locate your cellular phone. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr More

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Additional Information about The Marine Hermanus

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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