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Penguino Guesthouse

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Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Very nice, clean, well equipped guesthouse. The owners are so hospitable and friendly. Breakfast was outstanding. Convenient to walk to local attractions. Rooms are of ample size, excellent linens. Would absolutely return there.

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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Nice guesthouse: spacious rooms, good beds. Little plunge pool. Very kind and enthousiastic couple who runs it. They serve fresh and healthy breakfasts with 'daily specials'. Very helpful with a lot of tips about the neighbourhood. Just cross the street to reach famous Cliffpath Walkway! Had 2 nights there, everything was great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

We spent 2 nights with Stephan & Nikki. Its a great place to stay. Stephan was happy to recommend fine restaurants and wine farms in the area. The breakfast in the morning was absolutely divine. The room we stayed in was very comfortable and tastefully decorated.

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Malaga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

We stayed in several very nice B&B's during our trip to SA and although it may not have been the swishest in terms of decor, the warmth of welcome from Nikki and Stefan, the excellent and detailed tourist and house information and Stefan's fabulous breakfasts definitely made it one of our favourites. Our room was spacious and comfortable with a... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

A great place to stay! Stefan and Nikki are very friendly and made us feel right at home. We were two families, a total of eight persons, travelling together and had the place all by ourselves. Deliscious breakfast, and one evening Stefan made us an excellent braai! A short walk by the sea, then you´re in the middle of Hermanus.... More 

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Peachtree city
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

How fortunate for us to book a room at Penguino! We hit the jackpot! As traveling interim innkeepers, we are fortunate to experience a plethora of different BnBs and Inns. It usually is a challenge for innkeepers to meet the many standards that guests require. Penguino however, not only meets them, but in many areas exceeds your expectations. The location,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

My wife, Sharon and I are staying at the moment at this beautiful guest house in Hermanus after getting married on Saturday! Our hosts Stefan and Nikki are very friendly and they assisting us to visit interesting places! Nikki did also made some reservations for us at various nice restaurants to make sure we got place in this busy season!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Penguino Guesthouse is a yellow house just a hundred meters off the shores in Hermanus. In fifteen minutes you can walk along the cliffs all the way to Hermanus Centre, the shops and the restaurants. And that should be the preferred way to go there, just because it's such a beautiful pathway. The rooms are clean, quiet and comfortable and... More 

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Basingstoke, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights during our SA trip and it was brilliant. Nikki and Stefan are perfect hosts and their home is lovely. The room was great, the breakfasts awesome, the location stunning and perfect for a 10 mins strolll into town. They had great recommendations for dinner, Cattle Barron and Fishermans Cottage (book in advaance) were lovely.... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

What a refreshing place to stay. From the moment we arrived Stefan and Nikki made us feel welcome as though it was our family home. They are so genuinely enthusiastic about what they do it's actually quite infectious. The location is good; just a short walk from the centre of town and they are very good at giving you recommendations... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Penguino guesthouse's 4 rooms are tastefully and individually decorated with high quality finishes, each with en-suite bathrooms. We are a small family run guesthouse we pride ourselves to give warm, friendly personal style of hospitality. As we are just 40 m from the famous cliff paths and a 7 minute walk to the center of town. Stefan and Nikki Otto are looking forward to welcoming you to Penguino... come and breath our Champagne air! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Penguino Guesthouse

Address: 16 Westcliff Road, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: $66 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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