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The Marine Hermanus

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Marine Drive, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Marine is a beautiful up market hotel, right on the shorefront in Hermanus. Lying in bed - where else can you watch the 60 ft. Southern right whales wallow in Walker Bay? The food is excellent and they have a real warmth to the service they provide. We stayed a week in October and will return in February.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at The Marine in May and were delighted with the hotel. The staff were very friendly and accommodating and the suites large. We had a sea facing suite which was beautiful. It was unfortunate that we were too early to see the whales however it was still a pleasure. It was very quiet when we... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

We are very proud of our fish and chips in our seafood restaurant and the spin on the original British idea of fish and chips really works. Thank you for all of the positive feedback and we hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr More

Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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. Looking forward to seeing you again when you return. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr More

Suffolk
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 3 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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18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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

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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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