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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Esplanade is really good value for money. Situated in the center of town right on the beach front - you get what you pay for. It is a 1920's seaside boarding house that has been changed into a number of self contained apartments. They are clean if a bit ramshackle. I love a good bargain and if a teeny...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This establishment is great value for money. It's old and could do with a revamp but then you would pay so much more. It's across the road from the sea, within walking distance to the shops and a perfect position to walk along the coastline

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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 10 days. Everything you need for a self catering stay is provided. Communal BBQ area was fantastic. Close proximity to everything in Hermanus and walking distance to everything you need. My only downside was the weather which no one can control. Fantastic stay and will be booking and recommending to everyone I know.

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Thank richardkV746TW
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Definitely worthwile to rather spend extra few Rands and go for the 4 or 6 sleeper units. With these units you get a great sea view and ample space around you. 2 sleeper units will let you think of backpacker units. Overall the venue is well located and walking distance from everything, no wifi though

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Thank LouisBerg
Cape Town
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Clean and neat place but very basic, no luxury but when paying such a low price it is good value for money. Staff were friendly and helpful. We had a two bed roomed unit with two bathrooms, lounge, dining room and kitchen in one with an enclosed garden/braai area. Great for children as the area is totally enclosed. We enjoyed...

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Thank Margaret S
Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

If you need a place to sleep, going out to work and just come back on time to sleep again, this is the place for you. Don't expect a romantic Greek Eiland where you and your love one can celebrate your wedding aneversery. Then don't even try to launch a complaint as the manager/owner will rationalize about everything. Just told...

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2Thank LeonDidi
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

On our arrival on friday we were greeted by to friendly receptionists. Although we were a little early, house keeping was called and we were able to check in. Very good first impression. We were very comfortable and cozy in our little appartment, which was very clean. Could not find much fault, however one thing we would improve is the...

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Thank monique v
Mossel Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

A view to die for. Very central. Park your car and walk wherever you want to be. Furniture in apartment needs attention. Carpet on staircase can be replaced. I guess as soon as apartments are renovated,one wont get away with the cheap rates that Esplanade offers xxx

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Thank Haylene C
Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We were absolutely shocked at this place....we checked in and out within 30 minutes. Don't be fooled at all by the advertising material. Dirty, smelly, dated, backyard rooms (room 26)....enter here if you dare. It's a rip off and I wouldn't recommend it to anyone. On top of this, we were not offered a refund...episode to be continued. Garbage is...

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1Thank Ali_Zee01
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

To view the atrocious accommodation that in no way lived up to its charming description. Greek isle - not. Filthy flea pit would be more accurate. Kiddie friendly - yes perhaps if you're intending them to canon headlong down the precarious stairs and develop a dire lung infection from the bathroom mildew. Shocking misrepresentation!

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The Hermanus Esplanade has been in the Clark-Brown family since 1971. The Esplanade professes itself on generations of families who return time and time again to breath in Hermanus' famous champagne air in the comfy and warm home away from home environment. The Esplanade has a total of 27 fully contained self catering units that can accommodate 2, 4 & 6 people. Being situated in the centre of the village, it's a short walk to restaurants and a wide variety of shops to suite every need. Hermanus is known for the best land based whale watching in the world (July-November). Itself offers a wide range of activities like whale watching, shark cage diving, wine tasting, adventure, nature and Blue Flag beaches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hermanus Esplanade

Address: 63 Marine Drive, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Hotel Class:2 star — Hermanus Esplanade 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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“some units have 3 bedrooms and some have 2. Also some are sea-facing - make sure you know what you are getting.”
 of 5 bubbles timefly, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“22 is great for children but it is at the back of the resort. There are rooms with a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles margarets424, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“Don't go there at all”
 of 5 bubbles Ali_Zee01, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The only way they'll improve their rooms is if people STOP booking there!”
 of 5 bubbles angelalA4641KZ, 30 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Check the site plan and book a middle front apartment--more secure”
 of 5 bubbles FREDB691, 28 Oct 2014 | Read review
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