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The Marine Hermanus

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I have just spent 7 nights at The Marine Hermanus hotel; the staff from house keeping to the management team were exceptional. They are friendly and efficient and nothing is too much trouble. Unfortunately one of our party was taken ill and the team could not have done more to help and look after us. The rooms are homely and...

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hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

It was lovely to have you with us for this extended period and wishing you all the best for the future. Thank you for your positive comments and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2015

We stayed at this hotel for five nights and what a location! From the time we arrived, we were able to see the whales in the bay, so close.....it was amazing. The staff at the hotel were friendly and welcoming - nothing was too much trouble. We enjoyed fantastic room service on our first day and for the remainder of...

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hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Apologies that you experienced slow wifi. This is something that we are constantly striving to improve. Hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr

Alhama de Almeria, Spain
Reviewed 17 October 2015

This has been a favourite of my for years and it was wonderful to see that things have not changed. Perhaps there are some small signs of faded elegance, the windows rattled in the wind and breakfast was mildly chaotic. In general though it remains a lovely hotel run with great charm. Dinner was lovely and the staff attentive at...

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hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

It was great to welcome you back to The Marine and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr

Cape Town
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We stayed at The Marine in September and truly enjoyed every minute. We were welcomed by friendly staff and felt like friends from the moment we entered the building. We had an amazing room - spacious and fully equipped with everything we needed. Service was fantastic! We had a Room Service and these guys need some recognition here - professional...

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hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and I have passed on your positive comments to all the team members concerned. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

The hotel is in a great location, especially if you have a room that overlooks the sea where we were able to watch whales without even having to go out. We had dinner in both restaurants Seafood and Pavillion) both of which were excellent. Breakfast was excellent. The staff overall were attentive.

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hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr

Singapore
Reviewed 8 October 2015

We stay there on Sept 24-27, 3 nights. Booking online was a breeze with expeditious response. We stayed at the suite that has a wonderful direct view of the sea including from our bathroom. I think it was suite 208. The location is great, cliff walk is right at our doorsteps. Shops, restaurants and art galleries are all within a...

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hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Even though it seems your stay was enjoyable, I apologise for where you felt we were lacking. Without answering every comment, rest assured that this was very clearly a once off experience as our staff are very well trained, courteous and well invested in our property. One of our main strengths is our "soul" and I am sorry you felt...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Stayed for 1 night in Hermanus and wish we'd stayed more; it's a beautiful place. The main draw being able to see and hear Southern Right Whales from the comfort of your bed! We were upgraded to a sea facing view as we were on honeymoon and although our room was small, it had everything we needed. We were also...

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hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back for a longer stay with better wifi. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 October 2015

The hotel has been recently refurbished and except for the slightly dated bathrooms the decor is up to date and befits a building that has so much history. The location is perfect - whales from the bedroom - and walking distance into the modest town. The two restaurants offered varied and excellent quality food and good value

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hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Indeed we have recently refurbished a number of our rooms including bathrooms with the remainder to be refurbished in 2016. Looking forward to welcoming you back to experience the new look. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr

Salt Rock, KZN
Reviewed 24 September 2015

What a beautiful hotel - gorgeous rooms, luxurious linen, attention to detail, great service and just an all round treat. Everybody is trained, attentive and really on the ball - we loved the Marine. In between watching the whales from our room, we had superb food and relaxed in the beautiful surroundings. Well done, something to be proud of and...

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hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Thank you for you feedback. The Marine truly is a special place to spend time in. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We had four centre trip to South Africa this month. The marine hotel was our second choice. I would highly recommend here for a few days stop. The location was peaceful, scenic,good shops and restaurants. Whale watching was an every day attraction. The comfort, food, friendly staff was impressive .

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hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Marine is one of the southern hemisphere's most spectacular seaside Relais & Chateaux properties. Perched on the cliffs, overlooking Hermanus's Walker Bay, The Marine boasts 40 individually decorated bedrooms and suites. This unforgettable property overlooks South Africa's most pristine whale sanctuary, and it is just a stone's throw from one of the greatest densities of the endangered Great White Shark, and selection of fynbos species in the Cape. The Marine offers guests the unique opportunity to experience the finest land-based whale watching in the world. From June to September guests are able to view these majestic creatures from the comfort of their beautiful sea-facing bedroom. The attention to detail is apparent in every aspect of this remarkable owner managed property - from the personal service to the exceptional cuisine which is overseen by The Collection by Liz McGrath's Grand Chef, Peter Tempelhoff, the perfect-for-sundowners Sun Lounge and the in-house Carchele Beauty Spa. Each piece of The Marine story adds another element to an unforgettable stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Marine Hermanus

Address: Marine Drive, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: ₹ 19,415 - ₹ 47,179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Marine Hermanus 5*
Number of rooms: 40
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The Marine Hermanus Hotel Hermanus
The Marine Hotel Hermanus
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#1 Family Hotel in Hermanus
#2 Romantic Hotel in Hermanus
#3 Luxury Hotel in Hermanus
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“Opt for a sea view”
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“Go for the luxury double room with sea view.”
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“all rooms excellent .some face coastline”
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“Get a room with a sea view and if possible a balcony. Room 207 was great.”
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