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138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse

138 Kus Road, Sandbaai, Overstrand 7200 South Africa
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138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse, is a National WINNER of SOUTH AFRICAN TOURISM AWARDS (2010; 2011; 2013). Enjoy magnificent views of the whales and stunning African sunsets over the ocean from the comfort of your bedroom or the lounges. The six luxurious designer suites are individually fitted with all modern comforts, meeting international standards. This is the perfect romantic getaway, close to two popular golf courses, and at the gateway of the Hermanus Wine Route.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool / beach towels
Free breakfast
Beach
Hiking
Highchairs available
24-hour security
Secured parking
Wifi
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Kid-friendly buffet
Special diet menus
Snorkelling
Windsurfing
Fishing
Board games / puzzles
Baggage storage
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Bathrobes
Desk
Housekeeping
Safe
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Ocean View
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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Linda wrote a review 17 Feb
Kent, United Kingdom98 contributions18 helpful votes
Located about 10 minutes drive west of Hermanus overlooking the sea with spectacular views. A quiet area with two beaches within walking distance The guesthouse offers very comfortable accommodation, each room having tea/coffee making facilities and TV, guests have access to a kitchenette off of the upstairs lounge where there is a fridge/freezer available for guests use. The lounge has local books available, a balcony offering great views especially if you are lucky to catch a spectacular sunset. Breakfast is outstanding, plentiful choice of hot and cold. The staff will gladly reserve a restaurant or taxi. A great stay, our fourth!
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Responded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for your return visits. We enjoy seeing familiar faces returning to enjoy our hospitality. Thank you so much for your compliments and great rating. We look forward to seeing you again.
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Brickoise wrote a review 11 Feb
Yorkshire32 contributions31 helpful votes
Every aspect of our stay in this beautiful house exceeded expectations - locations, rooms, facilities, decor, breakfast and, above all, service. Everything to make a guest welcome and comfortable is there - and with views to die for. The management and staff are wonderful. Can’t wait for the opportunity to return!
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit.
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Gillian B wrote a review 11 Feb
Pontefract, United Kingdom24 contributions7 helpful votes
Never disappointed with the welcome the energy the cleanliness and not to miss mentioning the breakfast overlooking the sea truly one of my favourite places to stay. We got advice on where to eat our evening meal and where to go and see the elephant seal currently resting in the area. Can’t wait to go back
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Thank you for this lovely review and for posting such a great rating. Your comments are appreciated by us all. We look forward to your next visit.
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Stephen Rhode wrote a review 07 Feb
Manurewa, New Zealand2 contributions
Great location with the sea a few metres away. Wonderful hosts. We watched the ocean for hours. The facilities were clean and had a great variety for patrons to use. Booking in was easy and flexible. The breakfast served was great with a range suited to your taste. We enjoyed our stay.
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Raka wine estate was a great visit en-route to Hermanus. Restaurants in the town was great with...
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It was a pleasure hosting such lovely people as yourselves. We appreciate the feedback and very special comments.
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Anne C wrote a review Jan 2024
10 contributions1 helpful vote
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Absolutely fabulous position and such attention to detail throughout. We had one of the sea view rooms, called Coral, with both bath and shower. Lots of towels, plenty of storage and a coffee station.There is an upstairs lounge and balcony also with a larger coffee station offering cafetière coffee, tea and shortbread biscuits. There is also a fridge for storing drinks. There is a good choice of options for breakfast and looking out over to the sea is a perfect start to the day. Initially, I was concerned that Sandbaai is 3km out of Hermanus but it is so quiet there, even on a weekend, that it was definitely a plus. We were there on one of the hottest days so far but with lots of windows in each room and a ceiling fan and a sea breeze, it was absolutely fine. There is one small beach directly opposite and another a bit further along. There is also a cliff path to walk. We will definitely return to spend much more than one night next time.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Thank you for this glowing review. We really do appreciate you taking the time to write such lovely compliments and to give us such a great rating. We look forward to welcoming you back anytime.
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Discover25017969488 wrote a review Jan 2024
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We stayed over at 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse for 3 nights during December 2023. Our room, the Oyster Room in front at the top is almost on the sea with the most beautiful views of the ocean and rocks. (By the way the weather was beautiful for our entire stay). The room was clean, luxurious well-equipped well-furnished. There is a beautiful lounge and balcony (both overlooking the ocean) next to the Oyster Room with a small kitchenette where you can stock some snacks & beverages of your own. The breakfast is out of this world with always something special on the menu in addition to the fruit/yogurt and cold cuts and cheeses. Delicious. Desre, the managaress & her team went out of their way to be friendly and helpful. This was our second visit to 138 Marine and we will be back again in future. Hugo & Leonie Janse van Rensburg & Sanelle Conradie,
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 17 Jan 2024
Thank you so much for this lovely review and positive comments. It makes such a difference to know that our guests have enjoyed their stay. We look forward to welcoming you again.
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Phil W wrote a review Jan 2024
Bude, United Kingdom3 contributions1 helpful vote
really nice place, quiet, with excellent amenities, parking off road, safe and a darn fine breakfast. Saw Black Oystercatchers and Curlews from the balcony. We'd go back willingly. The Bamboo Beach eatery nearby was very good too.
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank you for this lovely review and interesting comments. We look forward to hosting you again in the future..
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ma0mz620 wrote a review Dec 2023
4 contributions2 helpful votes
Although the visit was short, it was amazing and memorable! The house and view are even more stunning in person. We spent hours in the lounge area just soaking in the sun and sounds of the waves. The place is spotless and looks like it comes out of a magazine. Water pressure was amazing in the shower and the bed was very comfy. Best thing though was our host and the breakfast! Thank you Sabina for making us feel like family and I need to get the recipe for the tomato chutney and mushrooms!
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Sophia wrote a review Dec 2023
South Africa1 contribution
Friendly and accommodating hosts. Good breakfast options. Cosy, clean, neat and tidy. This is pointers I want when travelling and I found it all here. Location is perfect and easy accessible. Very tranquil area and safe parking for vehicles.
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Be careful when using waze to find places in Hermanus, the map’s directions is through a rural area.
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Paul S wrote a review Dec 2023
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Perfect location to explore Hermanus with stunning sea and Mountain Views. Breakfast was fresh and tasty, cooked in front of you each day. Great value for money coupled with very good service Thank you very much.
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Date of stay: December 2023
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PRICE RANGE
R 1,652 - R 2,555 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeOverberg DistrictOverstrandHermanusSandbaai
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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Frequently Asked Questions about 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse
Which popular attractions are close to 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse?
Nearby attractions include Hermanus Cliff Path (3.5 km), Fernkloof Nature Reserve (7.7 km), and Hermanus Country Market (5.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a desk, and a view of the mountains.
What food & drink options are available at 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, complimentary tea, and a free welcome drink during their stay.
Is parking available at 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse?
Yes, free parking, secured parking, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Gallery Cafe & Deli, Char'd Grill & Wine Bar, and Cafè 1904 Restaurant.
Is 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 1.0 km away from the centre of Sandbaai.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.
Does 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.