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Baleens

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is more of a guesthouse than a hotel. Service was very helpful and accomodating, especially with our little dog, so a room by the garden was ideal. The breakfast is lovely, although a little boring. The games room was great, although the pool table needs repairing. Other comments which might be specific to our room, was that the TV...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I, two females on a road trip with our sons (both aged 12) stayed at Baleens in Hermanus for three nights in April. Although the weather was'nt the greatest, Craig the Manager and the staff were awesome. Craig in particular was always cheerful and made you feel welcome, happy and ready to face the day in a...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were 3 families with kids . The rooms were tiny and squeezed , there was no place in the bathroom to put your toothbrush! And when you opened your suitcase there was no place to move in the room. Breakfast is good and the staff is very nice and helpful

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Cape Point, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely making our way back there. Craig was an excellent Host and very friendly and so were the guests. Location was awesome. Just a thought for management to expand on the breakfast choices. Thank You Baleens for a wonderful stay:)

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dear Mr Frank Hawkins, thank you so much for a very comfortable stay and friendly service at Baleens, your hospitality and staff was five star rating in my view, under great management you are one of the top B&B Hotels in Hermanus. I greet you all. Yours sincere Roland Graser (booked under my brother Waldimar Graser)

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Abu Dhabi
Reviewed 1 week ago

As South Africans staying abroad we like To stay with local hospitality and not with international hosts. Baleens offers us this. Also many of the guests were local tourists so it was nice to chat to fellow South Africans at breakfast!

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This 22 room hotel offers the best value for money in Hermanus! It is located a stones throw away from the beach and is in a quiet tranquil part of the town. The rooms are clean and the property is well managed.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent stay. Their service was on point. Craig was very helpful. Loved the facilities, playroom, pool and braai. Close to amenities and the beach. My kids were happy to swim while we were watching them and at the same time braaing.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this hotel to be quaint, excellent value for money and located a stone's throw away from the beach. We found the surroundings to be serene and the service to be friendly and helpful and breakfast was lovely.

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Paarl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great 6 day stay. Comfy room, satisfying breakfast, very friendly staff. Suggestion One mirror in room 17 to be raised by 8 inches Bathroom needs a shelf next to basin Upgrade to a better DSTV choice of programmes

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small, privately owned hotel with an informal atmosphere offering great value accommodation. 21 en suite rooms, either double, triple or family. Some rooms have panoramic ocean views. English and continental breakfast. Fully licenced bar. Close to the ocean and lagoon (100 meters) in a quiet and safe part of town. Wifi, internet, braai facilities, swimming pool, pool table, Dstv, conference room and facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Baleens

Address: 310 10th Street, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: R627 - R875 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Baleens 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Hermanus
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Hermanus
#3 Business Hotel in Hermanus
#6 Romantic Hotel in Hermanus
#6 Family Hotel in Hermanus
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“The rooms upstairs with sea views are the best”
40carlh, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“It's an old Heritage Building, so you'll have squeaky floors. You'll have to inquire to what suits you best.”
  • View from our room's balcony on the top floor.
LeonL188, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“It is a great place just to relax and unwind.”
ronelb559, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seemed fine - we had upstairs which was great - had a nice balcony with sea view”
Tini_AD, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Inter leading rooms for families”
MakNJab, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
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