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Von Abercron Residence
Ranked #61 of 86 Hermanus B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Cape Town
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“very average accommodation - not worth the price!”
Reviewed January 22, 2013

The house is in a good position - right on the mountain. We had a good day swimming in the pool and saw a whole troop of baboons passing by and many beautiful Cape Sugarbirds in the garden. Unfortunately the rooms and bathrooms were disappointing - very tacky, the upstairs room facing the garden was stuffy and the mattress and pillows were extremely uncomfortable. It was such a beautiful evening but we were forced to cook indoors. We wanted to have a braai but were told that the grid had rusted away and there was no wood (despite there being a whole pile outside our bathroom window). The place is definitely not 4 star accommodation and not worth the price. Overall we were disappointed with the experience and will definitely not be going back!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
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PetraV721, Owner at Von Abercron Residence, responded to this review, October 28, 2015
Sorry to answer now on this review from Kirsty

This woman had only rented a double room with breakfast.
A double room is not kitchen equipped.The guests are not allowed to cook in a double room

Units are fully equipped and have own braai facilities.


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Reviewed May 13, 2012

We had a short stay at the Von Abercron Residence and it was wonderful. The rooms are querky and well decorated and very very clean.The host is warm and professional. What a lovely breakfast too.

Room Tip: The blue room is very suitable for family with its kitchen/lounge area and views over the golf club
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
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Property: Von Abercron Residence
Address: 75 Fernkloof Drive | Heights, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #61 of 86 B&Bs / Inns in Hermanus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Von Abercron Residence 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
VON ABERCRON RESIDENCE is a 4 star luxury Guesthouse situated directly above The Hermanus Golf Course and adjacent to Fernkloof Nature Reserve with magnificent and panoramic mountain and sea views. It’s only a few minutes to the centre of Hermanus, the best place to watch whales or to the main beaches. ... more   less 
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