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Les Baleines

4.5 of 5 Guest house   |   193 Third Street, off 10th Ave | Voëlklip, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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Ranked #52 of 80 Hermanus B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Well I suppose it has to rain sometimes in South Africa and seaside towns off season are much the same everywhere a bit dreary and sad. It's not hard to find and only a few minutes from Hermanus proper. Nice room with (wet!) view of the sea and distant waves to rock you to sleep. After a run of full... More

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Bourne, Lincolnshire
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

We were surprised at how far out of town we had to drive to find this place. We knew the town would probably be quiet as we were out of season, so instead of staying two nights we had knocked it down to one. the guest house its self is nicely done with a large dining and chilling area with... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We had a lovely stay in les Balinese . It's a very nice easy going place. It was very clean and cosy. The Staff were very helpful , especially Teresa . It's located a little outside hermanus near one of the beaches but local taxi service is available if needed .

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Breakfast was quite plain. No fresh orange juice, no fresh cheese or meat platters. I was really disappointed. Everything just preserved so that it can be used for the next one if not touched. The worst was the coffee! The view was also not as impressive. The bar facilities do not cater for any snacks, chocolate bars, peanuts etc. Just... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We spent 5 nights at Les Baleines and being honest it was probably a night or two too much. It is a lovely house,the staff were good and the cleanliness could not be faulted.BUT the position on the edge of town is a bit isolated and is very quiet (as is Hermanus itself).Luckily we had booked a car before leaving... More

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77 reviews 77 reviews
24 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Les Baleines is situated outside of Hermanus on a housing estate, which disappointed us somewhat as we could not walk into town. Deluxe rooms were large and one had a lovely balcony with sun loungers. Attie's taxis were a bit of a rip off after Cape Town - 400 rand for a return trip compared to the tuctuc price of... More

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Having had a long drive due to road closures it was a pleasant surprise to find that our hostess, Teresa, had already got us booked into a superb restaurant for the evening. Not only that, she'd booked our boat trip for the next day too! She put the 8 of us into the seperate annex rather than the main house,... More

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We spent 2 nights here but spent very little time in the B & B, we never used any of the 2 plunge pools as we spent most of the time Whale spotting, walking eating & drinking. the property is a short taxi ride into town with some nice eating places we eat both nights at the Burgundy. If you... More

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Dartmoor National Park, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Very enjoyable stay. The room was pleasantly furnished and provided more than everything we needed for our stay. The bathroom was well laid out and the shower was good. There were good communal lounges and balconies to take in the incredible coastal view, and two well maintained pools that could have been used. Yes we saw whales from the balcony... More

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Stayed here during our honeymoon in September 2013. It is a beautiful guest house with a really homely feel. Our room was amazing and so comfortably. They had conveniently booked us dinner and onto a whale watching tour as we would not have managed to get in on either otherwise. Sadly the whale watching tour was cancelled but Hermanus offers... More

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Address: 193 Third Street, off 10th Ave | Voëlklip, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Les Baleines 4.5*
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