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The Marine Hermanus

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Overview
Marine Drive, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This hotel has fabulous views and is good for whale watching. The staff are so attentive and want to help in every way. Rooms are comfortable and clean. Food wise there is something for everyone including vegetarians.

Thank Jayne G
Response from TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine HermanusResponded yesterday

Dear Jayne G, We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us, especially the wonderful Whale watching just in front of the Hotel. Looking forward to your return visit. Warmest regards Jo

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

To be able to sit outside your hotel room and watch whales is a real treat. Room was beautiful and well equipped. Staff were wonderful, pleasant and very welcoming. All the hallmarks of a great hotel and there is a real desire to make guests...More

Thank CHews
Response from TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine HermanusResponded 2 days ago

Dear CHews, Thank you for taking the time to post this review. It is good to know you enjoyed your stay with us and we appreciate you bring the soundproofing and your Origins dinning experience to our attention. I would like to reassure you that...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

The hotel is perched on the coast right next to the sea – perfect for whale watching from the lounge or breakfast table. We walked on the cliff path surrounded by fynbos, admired the “Sculptures on the Cliffs” exhibition at Gearings Point and were privileged...More

1  Thank Kardoesie
Response from TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine HermanusResponded 2 days ago

Dear Kardoesie, Many thanks for this great review. It is so good to know you enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us. Especially our beautiful flowers for the fynbos area and the magnificent Whales, that visit our shores at this time of the Year....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were somewhat skeptical about staying three nights in this sleepy village,however we are so glad we did. First the hotel is set on a bluff overlooking the bay and second the staff is amazing. From our windows we were able to watch the whales...More

1  Thank PlanoTravler
Response from TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine HermanusResponded 2 days ago

Dear Plano Travler, Thank you for this wonderful review. We are also pleased that you stayed for three night and really got a feel of our special location on this Southerly tip of Africa. It is very good to hear you enjoyed every aspect of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Marine Hermanus is another Jewel of “The Collection by Liz McGrath”. Great Hospitality and personalized services by very attentive staff . From the minute we checked in we felt very special. Every staff was genuinely competing to help and to offer their best led...More

1  Thank Shatha M
Response from TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine HermanusResponded 2 days ago

Dear Shatha M, I am delighted to hear you so enjoyed your recent stay with us and felt well looked after by every member of the team. looking forward to welcoming you back in the not to distant future. Warmest regards Jo

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Description
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 More 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. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
US$204 - US$617 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Marine Hermanus Hotel Hermanus
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The Marine Hotel Hermanus
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Overstrand > Hermanus
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
US$204 - US$617 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Marine Hermanus Hotel Hermanus
,
The Marine Hotel Hermanus
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Overstrand > Hermanus
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Traveller (325)
Room & Suite (85)
Dining (26)
Pool & Beach (14)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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Michelle R
18 July 2018|
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Response from BlomSKI | Reviewed this property |
The Marine Hermanus can do anything/everything - what it would cost is a different question!! Have a great trip and enjoy...
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clare114
13 August 2017|
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Response from Torben K | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure Hotel seems to Apply to a bit older generation
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Val F
15 July 2017|
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Response from europeanfan2015 | Reviewed this property |
Pool is small. Doubt they heat it
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Room Tips
"Rooms facing the sea are the best and one can then sometimes see the whales."
534jayneg
2 days ago
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"ask for a room with a sea view"
rej11
1 week ago
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"Has to be with a sea view"
dellaneilson
2 weeks ago
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"You want a sea facing room for sure."
rogerc275
3 weeks ago
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