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The Marine Hermanus

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26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel and location are spectacular however the general incompetence of the management and staff is unforgivable. Repeated encounters with the people working at the hotel left us wondering who they knew to get their jobs for there is no way that they received the position through their ability. Things such as mismanaging the booking, misspelling names, holding conversations in... More 

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Thank Philip-on-the-road
TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on this platform. I am very sorry to hear that your expectation of your stay with us was not met. All of your above mentioned points are taken very seriously and will be looked into further. The Collection prides itself on it's team and through training we endeavour... More 

Loughborough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment you step in it feels special. Large spacious bedrooms and bathrooms, the Sun lounge, roaring fire in the evening, fabulous views in the morning. We ate in the restaurant for dinner and breakfast, both delicious and the staff were so friendly and happy. Only regret was we spent 1 night only and no time to try out... More 

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TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear Guest Many thanks for your lovely review. It is very much appreciated. Next time, you will have to stay longer to enjoy our facilities even more. The Spa is a real treat. We pride ourselves on the service we deliver and we strive to make every stay as memorable as possible for all our guests. Until next time. Kind... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 4 nights in May this year. Lovely room with excellent food and wine served by professional friendly staff. The hotel has a lovely situation overlooking the sea in the centre of Hermanus. Cannot wait to revisit.

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Thank AandMHodgson
TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us on this platform. It was an absolute pleasure looking after you. Our location is prime. We are indeed very centrally located to that extend that our guest can enjoy most of Hermanus's splendur by foot. We appreciate the feedback about our team. It motivates us to... More 

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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely hotel iN Hermanus. Efficient service and friendly staff. We stayed there for a weekend last year, weather was cold but the hotel was cosy and perfect for a weekend getaway. Central and family d

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Thank Vimtha R
TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your feedback about your stay. We have obviously managed to create a lasting impression on you. Hopefully you will be back with us in the very near future. Kind regards Annemie Parker and The Marine Hotel Team More 

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515 reviews
77 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoyed our 3-night stay here. We had a large room with a large sitting separate. The room was close to the area where people went to have a cigarette from the Marine restaurant so occasionally it was noisy. There were great views of the bay. We saw a whale even though we were there in May. The bathroom was... More 

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TheMarineteam, Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear Bondsammax Thank you for taking the time to put such a lovely review of your stay with us. It was our pleasure to look after you. We are indeed blessed with spectacular views of Walker Bay. We are delighted to hear that you spotted a whale during your stay. You will have to return to us in season to... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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155 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 306 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I must say I loved this property. We stayed in a corner room with fantastic view and you could see the whales surfacing constantly. Porter was very helpful and friendly, unfortunately I forgot his name but he has been with this property for many years and was a delight. Upon checkin we did not get the room we reserved. I... More 

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TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to put a review on this platform. Part of our check in procedure is to confirm the type of room which you have reserved and I am sorry to read that this did not happen and that you as our guest had to highlight this to us. Since then we have re-trained... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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120 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Although recently revamped, found the hotel to still have a tired look and feel about it. Rooms were small, but fairly comfortable. The view from the ground floor is unfortunately offset by the noise from the road outside. Bathrooms need some TLC...

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TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. Our guest feedback is important to us. I am delighted to say that we are currently undergoing a major refurbishment in our guest bedrooms, the bathrooms and in some of our public areas. We are so excited to see the end result and to show this off to our guests. I do hope... More 

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56 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

We attended a sombre occasion which although sad was also uplifting. It was a funeral of an acquaintance and friend. The service was held a short distance from the marine and was well attended. After the service all retired to the Marine Hotel for light refreshments not unlike a wake. In this circumstances what struck me was the unobtrusive staff... More 

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TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review about us even under the difficult personal circumstances We pride ourselves on our teams and we are glad to here that we could help make the situation a bit lighter. Yes, we are surrounded in pure splendour. Very lucky indeed. Hopefully we will see you again... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We did not have any expectations when we arrived at this hotel. But, we were pleasantly surprised when we got here. The hotel has one of the best locations in Hermanus. It is perched quite close to the cliff-side, overlooking the sea. The view from the hotel is fantastic. The hotel is not grand but still oozes of luxury. There... More 

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TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your glowing review about your stay with us. I am delighted to read that even though you had no expectations, we managed to meet and exceed it and created a lasting memory. Our location is prime as you have now experienced yourself. Hermanus is a special place and The Marine is proud to be part... More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

For the last night of our Honeymoon, we stayed at the Marine and what an experience it was!! From when we drove in up until we left the next day our experience was just amazing! The staff was always helpful and willing to assist us with any query. The room was fantastic and there are no words to describe our... More 

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TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review on this site. We are the ones who are glad that you chose to share your special occasion with us. It was an absolute pleasure to look after you. The teams were delighted to hear and read this. Seafood is quite a culinary experience, we are... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Marine is one of the southern hemisphere's most spectacular seaside Relais & Chateaux properties. Perched on the cliffs, overlooking Hermanus's Walker Bay, The Marine boasts 40 individually decorated bedrooms and suites. This unforgettable property overlooks South Africa's most pristine whale sanctuary, and it is just a stone's throw from one of the greatest densities of the endangered Great White Shark, and selection of fynbos species in the Cape. The Marine offers guests the unique opportunity to experience the finest land-based whale watching in the world. From June to September guests are able to view these majestic creatures from the comfort of their beautiful sea-facing bedroom. The attention to detail is apparent in every aspect of this remarkable owner managed property - from the personal service to the exceptional cuisine which is overseen by The Collection by Liz McGrath's Grand Chef, Peter Tempelhoff, the perfect-for-sundowners Sun Lounge and the in-house Carchele Beauty Spa. Each piece of The Marine story adds another element to an unforgettable stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Marine Hermanus

Address: Marine Drive, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: $182 - $369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Marine Hermanus 5*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
The Marine Hermanus Hotel Hermanus
The Marine Hotel Hermanus
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Hermanus
#2 Romantic Hotel in Hermanus
#3 Luxury Hotel in Hermanus
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