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Harbour House Hotel

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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Harbour House Hotel enjoys the most prominent of positions in the heart of the Old Harbour area, flanked by the seaside and the bustling centre of this holiday town. The magnificent Lookout Terrace invites guests to revel in the soothing surrounds of the ocean ahead and enjoy a lunch from Selkirk's restaurant inspired by abundant local produce and fresh ingredients, alternatively savour a sundowner from the Wine Bar in the Pavilion. Guests are offered a choice of accommodation from the historical architecture of the slate roof seaside Manor House built in 1920, to the contemporary New Wing and Harbour Square. Rooms are luxuriously appointed with sophisticated modern décor, all within easy walking distance of the town’s top attractions, whale watching sites, markets, restaurants, street cafés and an abundance of reserved natural splendour.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Public Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Marina View
Harbour View
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All reviews romantic room across the road reception staff whale watching rooms are modern lovely hotel infinity pool cupcakes perfect location duty manager cape town garden route sea view sea front see whales within easy walking distance stayed for one night
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed two nights at Harbour House in Hermanus. The hotel is located in the middle of Hermanus, where shops and restaurants are in walking distance. The hotel has a great view at the sea. We saw whales just out side the hotel, when we...More

Thank NilsLDK
Response from WilliamH0110, General Manager at Harbour House HotelResponded yesterday

Dear Nils, Thank you for your lovely and comprehensive review. We are so pleased that the location, facilities and service provided our staff met and exceeded your expectations. Your comments about the room being warm have been noted, unfortunately being a heritage building we are...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

What a great place to stay, very central. We saw the whales from the breakfast area. The only thing to point is the staff, a little bit confused, and with dificult to explain the details of the stay, about the acomodation and parking. Because the...More

Thank johnnyinc
Response from WilliamH0110, General Manager at Harbour House HotelResponded yesterday

Dear Johnny, Thank you for your review. Could we suggest that you perhaps resend your review in your mother language. We can translate and respond better then. From what we can gather, there was some confusion about your reservation and we can comment as follows:...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked here unaware that a friend had also stayed for her honeymoon and that it probably has the most prime viewing spot for seeing whales from your balcony or breakfast terrace! Also central to the town centre. We booked a luxury room but were...More

Thank danr116
Response from WilliamH0110, General Manager at Harbour House HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Dan, Thank you for your wonderful feedback! It is highly appreciated. We’re pleased to hear that on the recommendation of a friend, you stayed and we did not disappoint. They say word of mouth is the best form of advertising and we do hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not much to say, other than this is one of the worst places to be in South Africa. Bad service, worse food and awful rooms. Don’t come here, it is not worth wasting your money, time and energy. After our stay we needed a real...More

1  Thank christianrT9298PR
Response from WilliamH0110, General Manager at Harbour House HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Christian, It is with deep regret that we take note of your post. We are sorry that we have failed to improve in our service standards since your last visit in December 2016. As we value each and every guest, we would sincerely like...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we opened the door to what we thought was going to be a classic twin room we were surprised to find ourselves in a stunning lounge with a kitchen and dining table, a large balcony with views down to the sea. The bedroom decor...More

Thank cjkj3246
Response from WilliamH0110, General Manager at Harbour House HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear CJKJ3246 Thank you for response. We are delighted to that you enjoyed your suite and that it exceeded your expectations. Your comments about the breakfast venue and the location of the toaster have been noted. Please do accept your apologies for getting caught in...More

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Response from judy062 | Reviewed this property |
Not to my recollection .
1 June 2017|
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Response from laing67 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe in the bar area
27 March 2017|
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Response from Helen W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have only just picked up this message. And I don't know if they allow pets.
Room Tips
"Suites in Harbour Square building amazing."
2 weeks ago
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"Room 6 has great views from the balcony"
4 Nov 2018
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"Have room away from street"
27 Oct 2018
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"Book a room in another hotel"
7 Oct 2018
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US$119 - US$277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Quarters Hermanus
South AfricaWestern CapeOverberg DistrictOverstrandHermanus
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