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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Good accessibility. Close to the coast line. Continental, simple breakfast is optional for R60 pp. Rooms are nice with all you need for self catering and braai. Swimming pool and leisure are just next to the rooms. Light room service every day. Walking distance to good seafood restaurants in New Harbor. Hay- no UBER in Hermanus. Payment with credit card...

Thank krzysztofm57
Hilary C, Owner at Anchor's Rest, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Feedback is always welcome. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We arranged to start our 17 day's holiday to the Cape by staying 5 nights in Onrus. We had never been there and thought it did not matter we could unwind and to be honest did not expect much. To our absolute surprise and pleasure it was the best part of our holiday! Anchors Rest is well located and we...

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Hilary C, Owner at Anchor's Rest, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review . I am pleased that you obviously enjoyed yourselves in our special little town and that mostly you found your accommodation to your satisfaction. We try and get a balance between offering guests privacy and being there for them if they need us or something is not quite right. I have passed on...

Bruges, Belgium
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

The guesthouse is not located right in the centre of town but the distance is walkable. In the evening we did take the car to have dinner. The room was very nice and clear. The breakfast served in the room is nice as well. We got a croissant, a toast each, fruit salad, yoghurt, freshly made orange juice... The place...

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Hilary C, Owner at Anchor's Rest, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - it is always appreciated. I am pleased that you were satisfied with your accommodation and trust that you enjoyed your stay in Hermanus.

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Anchor's rest worked very well for us. We were a group of 4, with one couple and two singles. The couple stayed in the one bed cottage and one of the singles in the standard double room. Megan and Hilary were able to open an interconnecting door, which meant privacy with communication was possible between the two suites. I was...

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Hilary C, Owner at Anchor's Rest, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and share your experience of Anchor's Rest. It is always rewarding to get a positive response as we do really hope that our guests enjoy themselves. Thank you once again for recommending us.

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

On arrival we were made very welcome by Megan who showed us our room (Pebbles)....very comfortable double room with well equipped kitchenette and excellent bathroom. Private sitting out area with BBQ. The garden and swimming pool were lovely and it was a very quiet neighbourhood. The centre of Hermanus is a very short drive away with easy parking. Lots of...

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Hilary C, Owner at Anchor's Rest, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review - we are so pleased that you enjoyed yourselves and were obviously comfortable , even though you were in our smallest room! Glad you enjoyed the cliff paths - they are rather special. We really appreciate your taking the time to comment on your stay and we hope the rest of your...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Although it was a good ten to fifteen minute drive from the centre of Hermanus, it was perfect for the whale watching tours as it is only a couple of minutes from the New Harbour. We stayed in the family room which had a kitchen area (very well equipped) and a separate room for the children. Very nicely decorated and...

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Hilary C, Owner at Anchor's Rest, responded to this review

Dear Family Fish It was an absolute pleasure having you to stay at our little guesthouse and we are so pleased that you enjoyed yourselves. Glad that you appreciated your breakfast in a basket! Thank you for taking the trouble to write a review -it is so appreciated! Hope to see you again someday! Regards Hilary

Skellefteå, Västerbottens Län, Sweden
Reviewed 25 April 2016

A nice play to stay for a week or two. Maybe because the golf course in Hermanus is excellent??? We got a room, not too big, no AC, small kitchenett,. There were not many TV channels to choose from but a good wifi. Well situated if you want t.a walkt to the city along the ocean; and many good restaurants....

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Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Lovely little guesthouse, we stayed for 2 nights in starfish which was lovely and comfortable. It was clean and handy for exploring Hermanus. Would stay again great place. Friendly and helpful staff, safe property with gates and private parking The bbq and outside area was perfect for sitting out in the evening

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Hilary C, Owner at Anchor's Rest, responded to this review

Dear Alison Thank you for your positive review. So pleased you found the accommodation to your liking. Feedback is always welcome and we appreciate you taking the time to write.

Reviewed 14 March 2016

We stayed at Anchor's Rest for three nights in 'Starfish' at the end of January. This is the family unit which has a queen size bed in the studio along with a sofa, coffee table and small kitchenette, dinning table and chairs. In addition there is a small twin bedroom and a full size bathroom. The bed was extremely comfortable...

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Hilary C, Owner at Anchor's Rest, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your generous review. It is really appreciated and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. I will pass on your compliments to our staff - it is always beneficial to us ( and hence our guests) to get feed back - thank you.

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Our third visit here and just as food as ever - our previous reviews stand! Stayed with another couple and had Pebbles and Starfish rooms, both of which we've stayed in previously, and they're perfect. We were sad to hear on arrival that Guy had passed away since our last visit but Hilary has maintained the same standards and we...

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Hilary C, Owner at Anchor's Rest, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review - I am so please to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Daughter Meghan has been a great help and so we will continue to provide a happy break for our guests. Thank you again for taking the trouble to write .

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Anchor’s Rest, 150m from cliff paths and whales in season. Harbour and restaurants 10 minutes walk. 4 garden suites have own entrance, patio and barbecue. Under counter fridge, tea and coffee facilities, overhead fans, microwave, hotplates, wall heaters, hairdryers, TV, DSTV Premium and DVD machine in each unit. Pool and garden area are available for guests. Optional substantial Continental Breakfast, served on your patio or in your suite. Safe off street parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anchor's Rest

Address: 90 Westcliff Road | Westcliff, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: ₹ 3,024 - ₹ 3,963 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Anchor's Rest 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“We were in starfish which was very well situated and good for families”
 of 5 bubbles odettev2014, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All 3 rooms we had were great!”
 of 5 bubbles A7171HAjohng, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“'Seagull' loft apartment may be unsuitable for those with mobility problems - stair only access, with narrow stairwell down to kitchenette.”
 of 5 bubbles BahHumbug123, 13 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Don't expect a sea view, otherwise ask for any room. And each unit has a BBQ and small garden area to use. My husband would love this! In summer, the pool should also be rather nice to use.”
 of 5 bubbles 2travelislife2me, 21 Jun 2014 | Read review
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