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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“games room”(25 reviews)
“grotto beach”(34 reviews)
“bacon and eggs”(7 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsgames roomgrotto beachbacon and eggswooden floorsrooms are cleanhonesty barquiet areabreakfast was includedguest houseenjoyable staypublic areasyogurtsea facingdouble bedhome away from homesmall poolgreat place to stay
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The minute we arrived we felt very welcome right to check out was amazing. Nice rooms with awesome views I loved that. Was just very noisy having wooden floors so every move the room next door made we heard loud n clear. furthermore the stay...More

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Response from VicoUgarte, Front Office Manager at BaleensResponded 5 days ago

Hello 772gavin, We want to thank you for the nice review, your opinion is very importand for us, as we work very hard to provide the best service as possible. We took note and we will be upgrading the floor to avoid the noise in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Bed terrible. Consisted of two mattresses uneven in height. the roof leaked onto foot of bed. water leaked from shower into bedroom. there was water leak marks all over the ceiling. It rained and the roof leaked.The view from room was good.More

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Response from VicoUgarte, Front Office Manager at BaleensResponded 5 days ago

Hello Jon, We would like to apologize for your negative experience at our hotel, we´d like to learn more about your specific situation and make things right. If you wouldn´t mind sending us an email to victor@baleens.co.za at your earliest convenience, it would be greatly...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated at the eastern end of Hermanus it is 5 km from the centre of activities. However our big enough room with an outside balcony and chairs (room no 18 with a bath and shower, though small for this country), has a seaview, a wonderful...More

Thank Benvisagie
Response from VicoUgarte, Front Office Manager at BaleensResponded 5 days ago

Dear Benvisagie, Thank you for your lovely review, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to se you soon! Best Regards

Reviewed 1 week ago

Before booking at any establishment, I always read as many reviews as possible. Although there have been some really negative reviews about Baleens, I have seen many more positive reviews. The price was good so I booked and hoped for the best. I'm so glad...More

Thank yvonne1506
Response from VicoUgarte, Front Office Manager at BaleensResponded 5 days ago

Dear yvonne1506, We would like to thank you for taking your time to give us your feeback and review, The value of the hotel and the service is the result of all the hard work of the employees, and we feel lucky to have costumers...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Baleens proved to be a nice break and the children enjoyed the stay with the games. Freedom of the facility and open evironement was pleasent. Location is great near the beach, and this should be great in summer months. Will definately visit again.

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Response from VicoUgarte, Front Office Manager at BaleensResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for such great review! we work really hard to provide the best service possible. I´m very happy to see that reflected on your last visit. Hope to see you again soon! Regards

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About
Description
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 ...More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
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Hotel Style
Best Value
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
US$40 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Overstrand > Hermanus
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Dining (8)
Pool & Beach (6)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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"Room 18 has a bath, shower, balcony and fantastic sea and lagoon views"
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"Pay a little extra for an ocean view room and balcony, it is worth the extra cost."
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"Room 22 is a corner suite with a great view and a little extra space."
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