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Pelagus House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   31 Marine Drive, Hermanus, South Africa
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Ranked #51 of 82 Hermanus B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Sweden
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If I would have known beforehand how beautiful this place was we would have stayed longer. Situated right at the beach cliffs with great views (we actually saw two whales from the hotel after check-in!) Beautiful building, pool, comfortable. The place feels charming and cozy. I would definitely go back. Friendly and helpful staff, who had no problem accomodating our... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We cannot agree more with "Faulty Towers of Hermanus" We stayed the same time as them and was also disgusted with this Hotel. The front of house person was not able to handle more than 1 person at a time and was totally stressed out. One would think that in a case like the Manager would assist to help but... More 

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TashaVZ, Employee at Pelagus House, responded to this review

To The Man Who Has Called Himself ALBERT EINSTEIN: When assisting guests, it is not advisable to “handle more than one guest at a time” as you have so commonly stated. Reason being, when dealing with payment, an error could occur; also when assisting guest queries, its advantageous to rather focus on one guest to ensure that you are providing... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like the Fawlty Towers approach, or you are a hotel management student looking for a case study on how not to do it, then stay here. Stayed for two nights and we were met on first day by hyperactive and stressed front of house person. Gave benefit of doubt that having a bad day, but same attitude and... More 

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TashaVZ, Employee at Pelagus House, responded to this review

We have read your comments on this site and reply as follows because you have omitted important information: You arrived at the guesthouse at 10:45 and wanted to check in; your request was accommodated even though this coincided with our guests checking out as our check-out time is 10:30. As you would have noticed during your 2 night stay with... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The place was stunning, staff was so friendly. My girlfriend forgot her jacket and the owner gladly lend us one of hers. She took care of everyone there, made sure that all went as it was supposed to. Due to double booking we got an upgrade to a very nice apartment, but very poorly on wifi in this room. Anything... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Pelagus is a beautiful luxury guesthouse. Natasha greeted us as we entered and took us to our rooms in the guesthouse. Natasha was extremely friendly and helpful. She suggested places to see and restaurants for lunch and dinner, offering to make or confirm reservations. Our room was lovely with a gorgeous view of the bay. The room was done up... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Pelagus Guesthouse is a simply superb property, situated a stone's throw away from the main beach and bay. The rooms are exquisite, the facilities luxurious and comfortable at the same time. Bronwyn and Natasha who run the guesthouse are extremely professional, friendly and genuinely personable delivering excellence throughout one's stay there. The food is amazing, the service exemplary! We will... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is a beautiful guesthouse with a superb location! We decided to pamper ourselves and stayed i'm the honeymoon suite with the ocean view....breath-taking! Very large room with all necessities and comforts. Heating lamps in bathroom were a great touch. There is also a fire place, great for a cozy read of one of the in-house library books. Well-stocked honesty... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Great, friendly hostessing by the manager, Natasha. Superb views and top class, spotlessly clean accommodation. Thank you for far exceeding our expectations on all levels and making us feel looked after and special. Highly recommended!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We were quite nervous about staying here due to the reviews on TripAdvisor. The morning we were meant to check in I called to confirm our arrival time as this had been an issue for other guests. To my surprise the friendly lady who answered the call said that she is available on site 24/7. As often happens with road... More 

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7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Overlooking the beach - uninterrupted views of the Sea Facilities were very good and the pool area was very nice. Would recommend if you take the Sea view make sure the windows close tight - the wind can be strong. Hermanus is a holiday destination which is ok but for a different experience Bettys Bay is close and worth a... More 

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Address: 31 Marine Drive, Hermanus, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Pelagus House 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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