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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 7 November 2011

We've spent 2 nights at the guesthouse and have enjoyed it so much. Everything was perfect Personel, Location, Room, View, Breakfast and all the services. Also the Tips for Restaurants and leisure activities were really good. I would recommend this hotel anytime! And since it is so close to the ocean we even had the luck of seeing whales in... More 

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North West
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2011

We stayed here whilst on Honeymoon and it was simply amazing! Janina was a perfect host and her attention for detail ensured we had a perfect stay! I could go on and on but this place does live up to all expectations and more! Perfect views, Perfect hosts, Perfect service, Just what we needed for our honeymoon.

Thank SmirfNorthWest
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Reviewed 5 September 2011

We stayed at the Whale View Guest House on our first night in South Africa and couldn't have picked a better place. We had the Sea View room which was wonderful and had the crashing waves right outside our bedroom window. Janina our host was great and recommended a lovely restuarant (Rock Harbour) and even gave us hints and tips... More 

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Reviewed 26 August 2011

Whale View is just out of the main town at the Beach Club, don't be put off by the drive there which is through what looks like a derelict building site, believe me it is worth it! We were greeted by Janina offering us a glass of chilled white wine, which was most welcome after our drive from Cape Town... More 

Thank DerbyshireGee
Banbridge, Co Down
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Reviewed 1 August 2011

My wife and I stayed at Whale View Guest House as part of our honeymoon. We were greeted in the early evening by Janina who was absolutely lovely and very welcoming. Our check in was brief and easy and Janina poured us a drink whilst we concluded business. As it was our honeymoon there was a bottle of sparkling wine... More 

Thank bazzamufc
Warrington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 May 2011

My husband and I stayed here for a few days as part of our honeymoon in December. Amazing staff, guest house and location. We watched dolphins swimming by as we swipped on wine on the fantastic patio. A fabulous place which is highly recommended. Book the room with the sea view for a special experience - especially in whale season!

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Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 31 March 2011

Stayed here for one night only, traveling around South Africa, on my way from Cape to Garden Route. Chose this place from a little booklet on "best b&b's in SA", and was not disappointed. Location is simply great - just on the beach, really, maybe 30 meters to the ocean. Sometimes, they say, you can spot a whale nearby, I... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 March 2011

The whole experience was wonderful. The B&B, decoration, food and amazing position overlooking the beach were spectacular and the welcome from the staff was fantastic. We'll be back next year!!

1 Thank Benhol007
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 26 February 2011

If you want to have a beautiful venue where you can look out onto the ocean, this is your place. Carefully planned and decorated, this venue offers professionalism, comfort, style and a wonderful location. Don't hesitate to stay there!!

1 Thank hillyl
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 25 February 2011

Whale View Guest House really was a perfect place to stay. Immaculately clean, bright and airy, with a stunning location right on the rocks overlooking the sea. The bedroom was comfortably furnished. Breakfasts served on the open air deck were wholesome and unrushed. Free drinks from the 'fridge, sitting in the immaculate lounge, with stunning views out to sea and... More 

1 Thank Boys2425

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  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whale View Guest House offers 5 luxurious rooms inside a Security Complex, virtually on the Rocks in Hermanus. Come and wind down in this 4 Star establishment, drinking your favorite sundowner whilst watching the whales at play. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whale View Guest House

Address: P O Box 5031, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Stay in honeymoon suite if you can, can sit on your own little balcony watching sunset and waves.”
 of 5 bubbles Sineadh, 22 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Definitely go for the sea view room!”
 of 5 bubbles Ewalddi, 4 May 2012 | Read review
“The best room was called sea view with direct access to the path along the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles OlivierP_12, 4 Jan 2012 | Read review
“Sea room if you're looking for wow”
 of 5 bubbles Nevie, 6 Dec 2011 | Read review
“Sea Room has the perfect view although the others we saw are nice in their own way.”
 of 5 bubbles SmirfNorthWest, 15 Oct 2011 | Read review
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