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Cape Town
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The location is excellent. The service provided by Birgitta Weavers is of a high order. We had a great time and will definitely return.. The bathrooms are dated but they are in the process of retiling.

Thank errols606
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53 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Like all the places on Marine Drive in Hermanus this facility offers the most spectacular views from the balcony. It is perfectly located to walk to the charming centre of town and, of course, the many great restaurants, bars and shops. Alas, the interior is in desperate need of a face-lift and the maintenance is clearly not managed well. In... More 

Thank DallenV
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Go for the sheer proximity of the waves and the endless view! We ( 3 adults and our 5 kids ( ages 10 -14) stayed in the 3 bed apartment 13. The accommodation is clean and comfortable with secure parking and we were able to walk to restaurants, shops, main whale viewing areas. This is not a luxury apartment but... More 

Thank Farzana M
Hermanus, South Africa
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

We are newly weds and stayed at this establishment for an evening. Perfect self catering facility with everything you need including a braai on the balcony. The most breathtaking views overlooking Walkbay, Hermanus.

1 Thank 213Janine
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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69 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2014

We had the most wonderful stay at this lovely hotel.......we could not wish for a better view than the one we had for two days. The self-catering apartment was clean, well equipped, spacious and situated in a perfect spot. The beds are comfortable and we slept like babies with the sound of the ocean coming through our open windows. Friendly... More 

Thank IP_CapeTown
Northern Virginia
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57 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2014

We (family of 3 adults) stayed at 45 Marine Drive for 2 nights while in Hermanus to see the whales from shore and to do a shark cage dive. 45 Marine Drive is a building full of apartments, some of which are occupied permanently and some of which are rented to tourists. The building had been recently bought by the... More 

1 Thank scottandelaine
Pretoria, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2014

We stayed in a three bedroom apartment in September 2012. We had a breathtaking seaview! The apartment was very spacious and clean, with a huge patio overlooking the sea. We saw the whales every day from our patio! Very affordable self catering accommodation with parking inside the complex. Walking distance to all the shops. We will definitely return.

Thank Elize S
Hsinchu County, Taiwan
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42 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

I've written a very good review for this establishment a few years ago - this was my 6th stay here in the past 12 years... First - nothing beats the view!! A+...but... Unfortunately the place is not really keeping up with time...the only thing that has changed in the past 12 years is a new TV... We found the place... More 

1 Thank Thys B

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Reviewed 6 August 2014

The facility is very nice and spacious, self catering with beautiful seaview. It is within walking distance from the town centre where mst of the activities and restaurants are located.A bistro is located next to it that serves divine food. We had a fantastic stay

Thank Reon V
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2014

The location is to die for, this is a million dollar view. On first sight the accommodation isn't bad, a bit on the grungy, faded side, with loads of space. What do you expect for three star. But it was dirty. The floors, door handles, taps, eugh. Not nice. My bare feet didn't stay long in their bare existence, but... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfectly situated on the very edge of the sea, yet in the heart of the quaint village of Hermanus, 45 Marine Drive is a place where you can relax without a care in the world...These fully-serviced self-catering apartments offer spectacular panoramic sea views on the famous Champagne Kilometer. So you can wake up to the call of seagulls and the sound of crashing waves — and watch the Southern Right whales play and frolic in the bay right beneath your balcony during the whale season. The 3-bedroom apartments can comfortably sleep up to six people. We also have some 2-bedroom units on offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 45 Marine Drive

Address: 45 Marine Drive, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: ₹ 6,955 - ₹ 11,728 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Fabulous italian restaurant Fabbios is around the corner”
 of 5 bubbles FarzanaM_12, 15 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Higher floors have better views”
 of 5 bubbles IP_CapeTown, 30 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Ground floor apts don't have a good view of the water -- try to get one on the 2nd floor (two flights up---elevator is provided.)”
  • one view from balcony of apt #11
 of 5 bubbles scottandelaine, 18 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Rooms on the 1st and 2nd floors have the most spectacular views of the sea”
 of 5 bubbles reonv, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The cleaning needs to be addressed before this place can be deemed fit for renting out. Check that the owner / manager has given a cleanliness guarantee before you book this, unless you are prepared to take along your own cleaning things.”
 of 5 bubbles Jellybellyfiddler, 16 Feb 2014 | Read review
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