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Villa Blu
4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   234 8th Street Voelklip | P.O. Box 86, Hermanus 7200, South Africa   |  
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Ranked #4 of 82 Hermanus B&B and Inns
Campinas, SP
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“Recommend!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Thanks for a wonderful time! Amazing room and incredible breakfast!! A little trip from the town center but if you have a car then you're set! They let us check in early and enjoy the Hermanus Whale Festival. We got the front room with garden access / view; full bathtub and shower; mini-fridge FULLY STOCKED!; cable tv and necessary closet space. The unfortunate weather didn't allow us to use the pool that looked very inviting! Very friendly staff. Highly recommend!!!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bad Iburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Thanks a lot for the great stay in wonderful rooms with a superb breakfast. It is a short walk down to the beach where you can see whales from the shore. I will definitely come back and stay at the Villa Blu again

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Knysna, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

The place was very relaxing. Beautiful, clean bedroom with great views of the upstairs rooms. The upstairs deck was very relaxing and we could see the whales playing in the bay. The place wouldn't be the same without out hostess Liz. She makes the place very warm and welcoming... The welcome parcel of cheese and bubbly made us feel very welcome.
And the fresh flowers in the rooms and sitting area was lovely.

Room Tip: The upstairs rooms have a lovely view.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Spent two very relaxing nights at Villa Blu in September 2012. Beautiful bedrooms with great attention to detail not to mention the amazing views - we were lucky enough to see whales playing in the bay from the balcony! Breakfast were delicious with a huge choice of cooked specialities. Loved the fruit ' starters' of freshly prepared fruits beautifully presented. Service was discreet and professional. The welcome was amazing and everyone was extremely attentive.
Can't wait to go back!

Room Tip: Ocean facing
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

the personal touch was lacking; it was a cold day and the place was cold throughout. We miscommunicated on breakfast. But the meal was superb - way too much. The first place where we had breakfast dessert! Yumm! Accommodation was fine; a bit chilly in the rooms. But, we saw whales from the upper family room.

Room Tip: Again, all the rooms were great. It was just cold and lousy wet weather and that affected our stay...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Berkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

Had a very good couple of nights here in March 2012.
Lovely villa - great view of the bay, Walker Bay, from balcony and near to an excellent beach (with good restaurant). Warm welcome, comfortable rooms, very airy and bright, nice pool and great breakfast.
Highly recommended.

Room Tip: Upstairs rooms come with the view
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

I would just like to thank Tino and Riana for making my stay at Villa Blu an unforgettable one!
I travelled to Hermanus recently for a brief vacation with my husband, and it completely rejuvenated both of us. The coastal setting was marvellous - there are no words to describe how amazing it was to wake up to beautiful ocean views every morning, and then be treated to a delicious breakfast and spend the rest of the day exploring the small town and just relaxing.
Villa Blu is a phenomenally beautiful and tranquil Hermanus guest house, and I will definitely be staying here again when the whale season starts in July!

Room Tip: The ground floor room has a private patio and looks out onto the pool and garden - perfect if you wa...
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  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 234 8th Street Voelklip | P.O. Box 86, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Amenities:
Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 82 B&Bs / Inns in Hermanus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Blu 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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