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78on5th in Hermanus
Ranked #11 of 85 Hermanus B&B and Inns
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Reviewed March 18, 2014

Our stay was unfortunately short, but very sweet. The room was spacious and well equipped with a comfy big bed and a little deck with braai looking up at the mountain. A huge shower meant no fighting for who goes first. Would definitely stay again.

Stayed: October 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed March 6, 2014

Hermanus outside of the whale season is a delightful small town as we discovered last year. This year we decided on a week's stay in a guest house which provided a self catering option. We enjoy this because we can slob around in the morning & take breakfast to suit ourselves.

78 was booked many months ago & the self catering room (#3) more than meets our requirements. (I'm typing this in the lounge after a super evening on our balcony drinking wine & using the braai.)

The room is excellent & the kitchen well equipped. Due to my age & RAF flying career I suffer with my back & so before I booked I asked Jose about the bed. He assured me that it is a firm mattress, he was correct.

The rooms are spotlessly clean, Jose & his staff can't do enough for you. The location is lovely & quiet yet with excellent access to both the coastal footpath & the many trails on the adjacent kloof. The centre of town is only a brisk 45 minutes walk away.

All in all a great B&B, highly recommended.

Room Tip: Room 3 is great. Good views & very private.
  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 3, 2014

The selfcatering apartment we had was extremely clean, tidy and very comfortable. The bed was large and for the first time ever I didnt find myself missing my own bed which is a huge credit to the comfort of the bed provided! The apartment was cleaned daily and the staff were always nice and friendly. The reason we decided not to give a 5 star is because of the one and only gripe - the towels, either they are not cleaned in hot water or we got old ones which was a shame!

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 2, 2014

Thanks guys for a lovely couple of days stay, we had a lovely family suite and certainly enjoyed a splash in your heated pool. The rooms were comfy and the the suite had all the basic facilities. Nice and quiet setting with great views of the hills and bay.

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 2, 2014

This B & B had everything we needed. Clean, comfortable room, good location and lovely pool. Small terrace off our room with access to the pool. Good breakfast enjoyed on the balcony with viewsto the sea. Lisette, you did a great job. Thank you.

Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 25, 2014

This was our first visit to Hermanus and it was unforgettable. We were very impressed. 78on5th was an excellent choice and definitely a place that I would return to and recommend. Jose was extremely accommodating. The staff are polite and helpful. Breakfast was the best ever.

The location is good and within close proximity of the beach, shops, restaurants, etc. The building is peaceful, bright and delightful.

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 23, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at this B&B. The service was outstanding from the manager to everyone who works there. Cleanliness in the rooms and the food was delicious, we will definately come back.We have a grt time with my husband, keep up the good work Jose.Thank you for making your place our second home. Regards Zintle

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Additional Information about 78on5th in Hermanus

Address: 78 Fifth Street | Voelklip, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 85 B&Bs / Inns in Hermanus
Price Range: $65 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — 78on5th in Hermanus 3*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Because 78on5th is owner run it is your home away from home. Situated at the foot of the Musselberg Mountains bordering the Fernkloof Nature Reserve we are walking distance from the world famous Grotto beach with its Blue flag status. This makes us the ideal holiday or overnight destination - especially when visiting during Whale season.Enjoy a luxurious sleep while the mountains echo the calming sounds of the sea before you wake up to a delicious breakfast with a difference. ... more   less 
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