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Geneva
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Very nice and functional room with a veranda and a small pool. Gives to the main road but is quite calm during the night. Very pleasant receptionist and always helpful. Secured parking and with a view of the ocean. The local golf course is only a few minutes away.

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Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 10 February 2016

I would recommend this lodge to everyone. The location is perfect and a safe walking distance to restaurants and the oceanfront walkway. We had an ocean view room with beautiful and comfortable furnishings, spacious patio and fantastic bathroom. The breakfast was delicious and served with a view. Mandy the manager was so friendly and helpful. The only bad part was...

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Besana in Brianza, Italy
Reviewed 15 January 2016

The rooms are very beautiful: modern but with a South African flavor. The building is new, in a good position and with a nice view. The staff was nice, the good and abundant breakfast is served in a very nice living room with windows to enjoy the view.

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Belfast
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Lovely guesthouse, worth paying a bit more for the honeymoon suite as you get first floor veranda and view over bay. Breakfast superb, room large and fabulous bathroom. Handy walk into town and 2 minutes from Hermanus golf club. Would definitely stay again.

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Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic stay. Clean, modern rooms with all amenities. Manager (Mandy) is extremely friendly with lots of helpful advice. Guest house is extremely close to the main town. All in all a fantastic stay. I would definitly recommend Whale Away Guesthouse.

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Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

Situated a five min walk from town, the guest house has a friendly warmth to it which is largely generated by the host Chris, who cannot do anymore to be more helpful. The beds are comfortable, the rooms decorated and finished to a high standard, which include a mini fridge, tv, sizeable wardrobes, large ensuite bathrooms and made to order...

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Staufen im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Reviewed 25 September 2015

We had the Honeymoon Suite which is very spacy with balcony and sea view - very clean and comfortable, as is the rest of the house. Great breakfast. Staff and owner are very helpful and friendly. Location good, as the cliff path starts right in front. There is a road in front of the house but compared to Germany there...

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Reviewed 11 September 2015

My husband and I enjoyed a pleasant 2-nights-stay at the Whale Away Guest House. Host Mandy already checked with us before arrival for any whale watching reservations needed which was great. The guest house is a short walk or drive from the main downtown area located on the Main Road but we didn't have any noise issues though facing the...

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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Came about this delightful guesthouse via Daddy's Deals. We have horses in the area but live in Cape Town. Whaleaway has provided us with a fab alternative to driving back, relax I. Their fab room, have a leisurely breakfast and them get on your way! Will definitely go back! Modern chic and clean!

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Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed 9 August 2015

This guest house is really clean and modern. The Manageress is extremely helpful and very friendly. We felt right at home. The staff are courteous and friendly. The breakfast is superb. The beds are very comfortable. THe cliffs are a short 5 minute walk away. All in all a very pleasant stay.

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Whale Away Guest House

Address: 223 Main Road | Eastcliff, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: ₹ 6,589 - ₹ 9,294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Whale Away Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Our room was at the front . The road isn't busy so slept really well.”
896gillw, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid the honeymoon suite if you want a lie in or privacy. Some of the rooms on the ground floor might be better”
ria123452017, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Second floor gives better views”
AndrewGuilherme, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Our back room, no view, liked courtyard and access. Shower in room and exposed.”
hammonddavid3, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Sea view room is worth the additional cost”
dj0rdaan, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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