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    On the Cliff Guest House

    42 Westcliff Road | Westcliff, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          US$ 157
          US$ 115
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          Overview
          • Excellent73%
          • Very good24%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          “the cliff” (105 reviews)
          “first floor” (18 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Laundry Service
          Private Balcony
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 23 September 2016

          We stayed for 3 nights in the first-floor suite. It has a large balcony with stunning views out to sea. Since it was the beginning of spring it was a little too chilly to sit outside but there were two wonderfully placed armchairs inside the...More

          Thank screed1
          Reviewed 23 September 2016

          On the Cliff guest house has remained the "undisputed best of the best " Guesthouse in Hermanus for many years now. I first visited there probably 10 years ago, and have been back occasionally over the last few years. It was beautiful then, and it's...More

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          1  Thank JRaubenheimer
          Reviewed 13 September 2016

          We stayed for 2 nights in August hoping to see the whales which we unfortunately did not see. However, we ended up really enjoyed our stay at this hotel. We love the ocean view from our room. The room itself is very comfortable and services...More

          1  Thank Trin_83
          Reviewed 23 August 2016

          A couple of hours and a stunning coastal drive from Cape Town, Hermanus is a perfect destination for wine-tasting and whale-watching. And On The Cliff Guest House is a great place to base yourself. It is about a 20 minute walk from the town centre...More

          1  Thank Richard C
          Reviewed 20 August 2016

          We had only one night but it was a nice stay with friendly people. The hotel is located on the cliffs (the name describes it perfect) with a nice view over the bay for whale watching including sunrise.

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          2  Thank jochenh757
          Misty Waves Boutique Hotel Hermanus
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 126 - US$ 181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites
          • Number of rooms
          • 6
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Western Cape >
          • Overberg District >
          • Hermanus
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          LambertCheshire
          Are all rooms sea facing?
          17 July 2015|
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          Response from Charmaine123452014 | Property representative |
          Hi LambertCheshire Thank you for your question. All our rooms are luxury sea facing rooms with king size beds an on suite bathrooms. All our rooms have their own patios or balconies overlooking the ocean. We are right on... More
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          Cristinita9
          Nos alojamos allí próximamente, y necesitaría saber si tienen wifi por favor Gracias!
          30 October 2015|
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          Response from Charmaine123452014 | Property representative |
          Yes we do have free wifi. Looking forward to meeting you. Charmaine
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