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310 10th Street, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200 South Africa
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#8 of 11 hotels in Hermanus
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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. 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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Game room
Billiards
Indoor play area for children
Meeting rooms
Street parking
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Table tennis
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Fireplace
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Private balcony
Safe
Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Residential Neighbourhood
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Afrikaans
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Carusha2022 wrote a review Apr 2022
Somerset West, South Africa1 contribution
The staff were very friendly and tried their best to be as accommodating as much as they could. The breakfast was good, however the rooms and gaming room could use some attention, as it's very outdated. We had bad weather during our stay so we were in the room most of the weekend and our kids hated that the tv was so little.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Response from Jacques Wasserfall, General Manager at Baleens
Responded 22 Apr 2022
Dear Carusha Thank you so much for sharing your experience at Baleens Hotel. We are sorry that your experience was not an amazing due to the weather. We look forward to seeing you again soon and some better weather :) Best Regards Baleens Team
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rbehou970922 wrote a review Mar 2022
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Loved it, family room was huge giving the little one loads of space together witf the balcony. We are planning another trip for next year and we will definately be booking here again. Keep it up guys!
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Response from Jacques Wasserfall, General Manager at Baleens
Responded 22 Apr 2022
Good day, Thank you so much for this review. We really appreciate you being a guest at Baleens Hotel and sharing your experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best Regards Baleens Hotel
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swehrh959980 wrote a review Feb 2022
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we had 2 Single beds- breakfast is very good- you can have a English breakfast or Müsli and fruits- fruit salad is fantastic- free coffe&tea- The room has no fridge and the telly is small- we didn’t need it anyway- the staff is very friendly, we had a nice 2 day stop in Hermanus , we will come back👍🏼
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Response from Jacques Wasserfall, General Manager at Baleens
Responded 22 Apr 2022
Good day, Thank you so much for your positive rating for your recent visit to Baleens Hotel. YES!! the breakfast is really great and the beach just a small walk down the road. We can’t wait to have you back at Baleens Hotel. Best Regards Baleens Hotel
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shopwo312146 wrote a review Jan 2022
Cape Town Central, South Africa1 contribution
Well located hotel , offers all you need if the beach is your chosen holiday spot as its within walking distance. Comfortable accommodation with the option of breakfast. Sea view rooms are an absolute must.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Helen S wrote a review Jan 2022
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We had the most wonderful stay at Baleens. Jacques was friendly, professional and so accommodating. Our room was beautiful, with an amazing view of the ocean and a short walk to the beach. We will definitely be back!
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Date of stay: December 2021
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rgordo871966 wrote a review Jan 2022
Cape Town, South Africa1 contribution1 helpful vote
I`ve experienced a couple with 2 small children demanding the waiter to take their breakfast order 1st, this after they entered last in the dining room. I was so disgusted with this behavior, that I actually did not order any breakfast for my wife and I, and just packed up and left. For whatever reason sparked this, I will never condone such behavior in future again. This will need to change, as I felt so sorry for the poor waiter that was only trying to please everybody. But never again in your town, nothing wrong with the Hotel though. I cannot deal with racist people that has no place in this country any longer. Your ethics in the hotel has to change though, your visitors should know to treat any person irrespective of colour, creed or race -Staff or fellow visitors with the respect they deserve. I think Jacque is an excellent manager, my wife and I were treated like royalty. Thanks for a memorable experience though.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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gander284046 wrote a review Dec 2021
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From booking to check out. Fast & efficient. Great location. Delicious Breakfast. A room with a view. Clean and comfortable room. Friendly staff. I will definitely recommend Baleen to business travellers, couples and friends.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Vacation12053422214 wrote a review Nov 2021
Mthatha, South Africa2 contributions
Nice weekend spent, we checked in late due to traveling and we get a nuce warm welcome thanks once again. We even wanted to extend the stah but due to work we couldn't. Soon we are visiting again thanks
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Date of stay: October 2021
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ckoch837822 wrote a review Nov 2021
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Clean accommodation with lovely views of the ocean when you book the front rooms. Lovely history to the property. Safe and quiet part of Voelklip in Hermanus with easy access to the beautiful Blue Flag Beach. Lovely stay
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Date of stay: November 2021
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bmanim566446 wrote a review Oct 2021
Cape Town, South Africa1 contribution
The rooms were clean and tidy and service was good. Staff are friendly and Breakfast was great. The hotel could use some more modernization though. The games room could be more updated and they could perhaps have a supper menu that custmers can pay for
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Date of stay: October 2021
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PRICE RANGE
US$60 - US$67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeOverberg DistrictOverstrandHermanus
NUMBER OF ROOMS
21
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Frequently Asked Questions about Baleens
Which popular attractions are close to Baleens?
Nearby attractions include Hermanus Cliff Path (6.4 km), Fernkloof Nature Reserve (3.2 km), and Grotto Beach (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Baleens?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Baleens?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Baleens?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Baleens?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Gallery Cafe & Deli, Pear Tree, and Char'd Grill & Wine Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Baleens?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Baleens?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Afrikaans.
Does Baleens have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.