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The Marine Hermanus

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Marlow, England, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The Marine offered and excellent stay and service, in a beautiful location ideal for the Clifftop walk. We had an internal facing room rather than a Sea View but that meant we had our own terrace and it was very easy to sit downstairs outside or in the lounges. Breakfast was excellent, rooms were clean and comfortable and we found... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your feedback. It was lovely to read your review. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay so much with us. We are fortunate with our views and our little gem, The Marine. All of my teams enjoys making each guest experience unique and when we receive such great feedback, we want to... More 

London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stumbled on the Marine while walking on the cliff walk and decided to stop for a coffee and something sweet to recharge our batteries. Great location and we enjoyed sitting on the terrace which was drenched in sunshine. We waited 20 minutes for someone to serve us (there was 3 other tables) and then the coffees were cold when... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time for posting a review for us. I am disappointed to read that you were not looked after during your recent visit to us. We value your feedback and I can assure that I find this level of service completely unacceptable. We encouraged our teams consistently to deliver great service to each of... More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We stayed here for two nights on our way from Cape Town up the Garden Route.This hotel is utterly charming. It has a perfect location right on the coast and cliff walk. It is just a few minutes walk from restaurants and shops. From their gardens we watched a mother & calf Southern Right Whale in the bay. Friendly, helpful... More 

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Thank AbigailShropshire
TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your wonderful feedback. The team was delighted to read it. It always motivates us to do even better for our guests. We are so lucky to have such great views and our location is just perfect. It is within walking distance to so many shops and restaurant in town. We hope to welcome you back... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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45 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This is the second time we've been to the Marine Restaurant in the last two years and my first memory of it turned out to be better than the reality of the second visit. Oysters were extremely good which we both had, Mrs N had the kingklip and I had the battered hake and chips, all good. The Bouchard Finlayson... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. I am very disappointed and sorry to read that your second experience was not as good as the first time. If you did not know, or have been made aware during your stay with us, we are currently in the middle of renovating our restaurant and... More 

Perth, Australia
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32 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We stayed two nights at The Marine. A lovely hotel with a spectacular view. On arrival, we were greeted by warm and friendly staff at reception, who offered us a cool drink and warm towel. The check in procedure was quick and efficient. We were shown to our room by a delightful lady. Our bedroom was comfortable and the view... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your feedback and for taking the time to write a review for us. I am very happy to read that you had a memorable stay with us. We endeavour to leave a lasting impression on each of our guests. All the feedback which you have been provided have been shared with the teams and they... More 

Washington, DC
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31 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights & loved the nautical design & beauty of the hotel. The staff was always friendly & helpful. The complimentary mini bar is a nice touch after a day out on the ocean. There is no a better location in Hermanus. We just had some issues with facilities. One day hot water went out in hotel... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your feedback with regards to your stay with us. I am very sorry to hear that some aspects of your stay did not run as smooth as it should have. My sincere apologies for that. With regards to the hot water, I can assure that I am doing all I can to have... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Quite simply the most wonderful hotel we have ever stayed in. Faultless service fantastic comfortable room with spectacular view. Reminded me of the 5* Grand Hotel in Eastbourne which was a luxury I aspired to as a child but with better weather & views. Would recommend without hesitation.

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

Dear Guest What a lovely review to read. Thank you for sharing it with the world. I am delighted to read that we managed to create a lasting impression on you. That is what we aim to do for each of our guests. I can agree with you about The Grand Hotel in Eastbourne. It is treasure in Eastbourne as... More 

Kearney, Canada
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35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The Marine is a 5 star hotel, right on the waterfront. Views are spectacular and the cliff walk runs right by the hotel. Hermanus shops and restaurants are a 5 minute walk. Beds are comfy, rooms are beautiful and well appointed. Staff are impeccably trained and service is top notch. Breakfast has lots of variety.

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

Dear Guests Thank you for posting such a lovely review for us. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. The Marine is a little gem and it is surrounded by such splendour. Our location is prime and allows our guests to explore Hermanus quite easily by foot. Town and many restaurants are a few minutes... More 

SPALDING
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55 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This hotel is in a perfect position overlooking the bay. Our room was fabulous with an amazing view out of the window. Staff were very attentive. Breakfast was good and dinner was also excellent. The bed was large and comfortable

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. Our location is prime and our views are spectacular. We are indeed very fortunate to be surrounded by all this beauty. I was delighted to read that the staff contributed making your stay memorable. This encourages us to do even better. I have shared this with... More 

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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179 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Our family love the Marine Hotel and is a 'must visit' when holidaying in Hermanus. During this visit my wife had the fish cakes (outstanding!) as a main course and I had the seafood platter - bland and tasteless, except the prawns which were excellently prepared. We had the best table with a view over Walker Bay but at times... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. I was very disappointed to read that you have not had the best experience with us on this occasion. We always endeavour to deliver great service and delicious food. The Executive Chef sends his apologies too and is equally disappointed that you did not enjoy your... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
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: ₹ 20,015 - ₹ 47,776 (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 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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“Go for the luxury double room with sea view.”
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“Get a room with a sea view and if possible a balcony. Room 207 was great.”
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