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The Marine Hermanus

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The welcome was good, and the suite just beautiful. This hotel is very expensive but merits its reputation. I did not use the spa but I am told it is very good indeed. Great bar and restaurant and staff ready to do everything to help.

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Thank drjanewilde
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. I feel that you have enjoyed your stay and I am delighted to read that. You will have to stay longer next time to make use of all the facilities we offer. The Spa is fabulous and so is the team there. We are very fortunate... More 

usa
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a spectacular hotel and beautiful location. Everywhere you looked was another photographic arrangement of flowers, beautiful furniture, scenic views. We were so thrilled to be upgraded to an ocean view suite and really enjoyed all of the thoughtful touches, like turndown service, all-inclusive breakfast - yum!, and flowers in the room. Such a lovely place and hope to return... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for writing such a glowing review for us. It is much appreciated. We try very hard to make each of our guests experiences memorable. Fantastic to read that you enjoyed the views from your rooms. Hopefully you saw a few whales too. All your comments have been shared to my team. We hope that we will... More 

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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in a room with seaview and enjoyed the time. Reception welcomed us very personal and attended superfast to our personal requests. Tour bookings were handled very professionally. We had every day breakfast and dinner in the Pavillon-restaurant and enjoyed the foid quality and service in the elegant but not at all stiff atmosphere. Nevertheless feel... More 

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Thank Arno S
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. When I shared your comments with our team they were and very proud. They were delighted to know that they have managed to meet your expectation and make your stay memorable. Thank you for bringing the water and bathroom matters to our attention. Your feedback is... More 

Salisbury, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here twice however having purchased a house here, I now use it as my favourite restaurant. Sublime location, high views of the whales in season, delicious food, beautiful rooms with terraces and telescope for close up views, perfect. The rest of Hermanus is fun and the choice of places to eat and things to do impressive.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. I am delighted to know that you are now living in town. Congratulations on acquiring your property. Please pop in and visit us regularly now. You will always be welcome here. We are all looking forward to welcome you back. Kind regards Annemie Parker General Manager More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The welcome at the hotel was warm, check-in efficient and the staff were friendly. The property is beautiful and perfectly located just off the typical tourist traps. The bathrooms were recently renovated, and the rooms are spacious and comfortable. But that's where it ends..... Unfortunately it is very loud. You hear everybody stomping down the passageway, in the evening you... More 

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Thank cvaatz
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. The Marine is a very old hotel, however we have been looking for the best ways to soundproof the hotel. There are no excuses for the staff making noise on the floors. They are encouraged daily to be as aware of our guests surroundings as much... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought we were stepping into a luxury hotel, but in fact it was completely rundown. We were put in a room at the end of the hall down near very loud construction, and one two occasions staff just barged into our room as they did not know we were there. One of these times was at 6am, lucky we... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Your feedback is important to us. I was extremely disappointed to read that your stay was not memorable in a positive way. We try our outmost best so that each and every guest need is accommodated. From May to recently The Marine was put through an extensive refurbishment... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Hermanus for a conference. Since I didn't get accommodation in the conference hotel, I booked in the Marine. I must say, I am happy that I didn't get accommodation in the conference venue, not because the conference venue was bad but because the Marine hotel stay was just perfect. Tastefully decorated, The Marine hotel is a beautiful hotel... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for us. I was delighted to read your wonderful feedback and I am also glad to read that you enjoyed your stay so much. Our surroundings and location is simply beautiful. It is nature at it's best. We are indeed blessed to be working and staying... More 

Newcastle
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70 reviews
70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Marine is a lovely hotel with great views of the bay where you can watch the whales quite clearly from the shore. We were warmly greeted at reception by name and a porter was waiting as I parked to take the luggage to our room. We were shown around the hotel and its facilities by the duty manager. Our... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and elaborate review for us. I enjoyed reading it and I have shared your feedback with my teams. They are so delighted too. We are definitely blessed to be surrounded by such beauty. it is simply exquisite. Our location is prime, with all the quaint little shops,... More 

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16 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great experience. Very good service. Food was good. Beautiful views from the ocean view rooms. Rooms were big enough and everything you need is in the hotel or in walking proximity. We can recommend this hotel to everybody. Stunning.

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

Dear Guests Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are indeed lucky to be surrounded by such beauty. I will share your feedback to all of the teams. We are looking forward to welcome you back to The Marine in the near... More 

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22 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

Sunday evening the 21 st of August we set off to The Marine for a seafood platter.. It was a birthday dinner party for 6 people.the Seafood platter was a huge disappointment.The prawns were covered in too much light brown batter and the chips served with the fish and chips order were soaked with oil.Our extra 3 portions chips came... More 

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

Dear Guests Thank you for your feedback with regards to your recent experience with us. I am very sorry to hear that your experience with us on this occasion was not so enjoyable as normal. Our guest satisfaction is very important for us. I have now shared your feedback with our Executive Chef and the Food and Beverage team. Our... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • 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: $209 - $653 (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:
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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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