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Les Baleines

193 Third Street, off 10th Ave | Voëlklip, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Without a doubt the best place we stayed in our tour of the Western Cape. We ended up here due to the need to escape the noise from a party of 4000 students in the main town- and we were facilitated with no fuss at short notice.The room, although not the best in the house because of the short notice,... More 

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hertfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

fabulous accommodation with amazing view to the sea - and whales! What a beautiful house, so tastefully furnished and decorated throughout, felt like we were staying in a friends house it was so comfortable. a little out of town and you will need a car or taxi ride to the centre where most of the restaurants are. However a small... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

This beautifully presented property was ideally situated for whale watching! With only a short walk to the Beach and a short taxi ride to the centre of Hermanus which can be easily organised by the Manager. The owners provisionally booked a great restaurant for our nights stay and also reserved whale watching tickets with a local firm who were excellent!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We received a very warm welcome at Les Balaines and good local restaurant advice. The room was very traditional in style but comfortable. The house can be described as 'kooky' and there is certainly plenty to look at. Breakfast was yummy and the overall stay very relaxing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

An excellent high quality guesthouse. Very comfortable bedroom with a luxurious bathroom. The location is perfect if you have a car. The restaurant suggested on arrival is very good as is the whale tour that Theresa pre books for all guests

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Crail, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

There seemed to be no permanent on-site presence, which was a little disconcerting. Spacious bedroom. The safe was opened by a key, not a combination. Good breakfast. The guest house did not provide dinner, but had provisionally booked dinner for us with a local restaurant for our arrival night. It also provided a direct dial line to a local taxi... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

This is a really high end guest house with beautifully decorated rooms and stunning views over the bay. Excellent breakfast included and the thoughtful staff had even pre booked us into a local restaurant on the night of our arrival (which you could cancel if you wanted to do something else). Huge snooker table, honesty bar, sun terrace and pool.... More 

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

This is a really lovely and quiet little guesthouse. It has a fantastic decor and the room we stayed in was very comfortable with an amazing en-suite with free standing bath, rain shower and underfloor heating. The service is good and they helpfully had already booked us onto a whale watching trip for the next morning and a restaurant reservation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We aare a family of five travelling from Capetown around the Garden Route for my sons 21st. We arrived quite late at Les Baleines having had a few problems. Our host Teresa was most welcoming and very understanding. We stayed for 2 nights as we were on a tight schedule and we were going shark cage diving in the area... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Nice guest house, but for us something was lacking. The host was rather invisible, this was a little disappointing as I see the personal interaction being important for such a property to act as a differential between a guest house and a larger hotel. The property was very clean and rather fancy. Huge bath! The issue is that it is... More 

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