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The Potting Shed Accommodation

28 Albertyn Street Northcliff, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 21/04/16 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 21/04/16 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#22 of 103 in Hermanus
Travellers' Choice
Value for money, clean, comfortable, friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Floodlit pool area with BBQ, wooden sun loungers. Lounge with full DSTV, fridge, microwave,and piano. Parking in private courtyard. All rooms have en-suite shower room, free WI-Fi, satellite TV, overhead fan, wall heater, tea/coffee making facilities,safety deposit box & hairdryer. Deluxe rooms are larger than standard room with fridge, outside private patio & BBQ. Studio room is accessed via private staircase with deck (sun-loungers, undecover seating and mountain view). The Studio room also offers a kitchenette with (fridge,toaster microwave/grill - no oven), free Wi-Fi, full DSTV package,air-con, safety deposit box, hairdryer. Bathroom has bath and shower. Walking distance to town and restaurants. Self catering by the sea also available 3 kms from main Guest House where children of all ages are welcome.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Canoeing offsite
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Secured parking
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Saltwater pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Squash offsite
Tennis court offsite
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
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Room features
Bottled water
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Heather wrote a review Feb 2022
12 contributions2 helpful votes
We loved staying here. Recommended by our friends and we now know why. We had a lovely welcome from Doreen and a spacious, very clean and pleasant room. Top quality linen, comfortable bed and great shower. Annamarie and Dave are friendly hosts and their breakfast was one of the best we’ve had anywhere - beautifully presented with home-made bread, cake and preserves. Highly recommended!
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Date of stay: February 2022
Amant M wrote a review Feb 2022
Cape Town, South Africa1 contribution
When i checked the review before booking i had a feeling that people exaggerate sometime but when i get there it was even more then i was expected my room was always kept fresh mean clean the breakfast very healthy the only thing the management should review it the breakfast time at least till 10 h it ll be reasonable but i like the place and i m ready to recommande
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Date of stay: January 2022
mattpearson57 wrote a review Jan 2022
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom1 contribution
What a little gem to find Annamarie and David and all the staff made us so welcome breakfast on the patio was amazing. We were travelling with our daughter and fiance around South Africa and if we went back to Hermanus we would definitely stay again
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Date of stay: January 2022
seedoubleu wrote a review Jan 2022
London153 contributions79 helpful votes
We stayed 2000 and loved this place. Alas we were unable to travel 2021. Dave and Annamarie moved our stay and deposit until this year without any fuss or penalty which cannot be said for many venues. We stayed here for 6 nights in their amazing studio apartment. The Potting Shed is close to the golf course and town. Lovely little pool and everything you want including Dave's scrumptious brekkie. As soon as we book our flights for next year our next booking will be the Potting Shed.
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Date of stay: January 2022
Wouna v wrote a review Jan 2022
Upington, South Africa1 contribution
Dave and Annamarie are amazing guest house owners and hosts. The staff are friendly, kind and helpful. Annamarie booked some activities for us such as Shark Cage Diving and Sea Kayaking. If you want to know the best spots in Hermanus, just ask, they have it all covered. The breakfast was absolutely superb just as stated on the advertisement, thank you Dave! The overall stay was comfortable, warm and welcoming. Thank you for your hospitality, I'm sure we will see you again.
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Date of stay: December 2021
US$74 - US$87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaWestern CapeOverberg DistrictOverstrandHermanus
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