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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 13 July 2015

What outstanding B&B accommodation! The rooms are spacious, clean with every mod-con - even the free WiFi was fast and efficient. Breakfast was excellent in every detail - even the fruit salad was cut into really small pieces, instead of the big chunky bits one so often finds. But most importantly, the hostess was so friendly and accommodating, going out...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Let me say at the outset that the management and staff couldnt have been more helpful or pleasant, its just that sometimes thing just don't gel and this was one of them. The actual square footage of the room was more than adequate but had been so poorly designed that the space was badly used.The toilet, seperate from the bathroom...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Spent the night here with 4 friends and had a really enjoyable stay. The rooms are spacious and clean. Bathrooms are clean with Charlette Rhys products. The breakfast consisted of a lovely fruit salad and yoghurt, cereal and a full English breakfast made with quality ingredients. The beds are very comfortable with good luxurious linen.The highlight of our stay was...

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Sussex
Reviewed 22 May 2015

My husband and I only stayed for one night but it was fun and enjoyable. The view to the ocean is fantastic. The house is not far from the town centre, walking distance and safe. The bedroom and bathroom was spacious and very comfy. Nice patio and pool area. We would certainly go back and stay in Whale Away Guest...

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Kempton Park, South Africa
Reviewed 14 May 2015

It was a nice place to stay.Comfortably and well located. unfortunately all of us didn't feel at home as in the other places we had been before on this holiday. As a client one expect to be welcome which ever time to arrival. but arrival wasn't very impressive because we were 20 minutes late. Place is beautiful inside and very...

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1Thank Andre L
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 10 May 2015

We arrived at Whale Away having purchased a two for one special on groupon, and as these things often go down, the poor lady running the place had been overwhelmed by groupon visitors or that weekend. After sorting out our groupon problem and checking in, the lovely lady promptly upgraded us to the honeymoon sweet at no extra charge, which...

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Thank philipparrock
limavady,Northern Ireland.
Reviewed 3 May 2015

My wife and I stayed in this guest house for three nights in mid April 2015. We were in Hermanus to visit family members living in Sandbaii,a few miles away. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We were allocated a ground floor room overlooking the little terrace and small pool. We didn't use either because the weather was cool and quite...

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1Thank sgreilly21
Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2015

stayed one night on a two week Cape tour. Nice welcome and a lovely first floor room with a large balcony and ocean view. The balcony is shared with the public lounge but nobody else used it during our stay so not an issue. Great bedroom, lovely contemporary styling and a large bath and shower. Five star standard bedroom. Pool...

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Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

Only stayed for one night but it was very memorable, enjoyable. The view to the ocean is fantastic. The house is not far from the town centre, walking distance and safe. The bedrooms are spacious as well the bathrooms. Nice patio and pool area. Visited a few places in South Africa but Hermanus is my favourite town. I would certainly...

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2Thank Éva G
Bristol
Reviewed 11 March 2015

We stayed here for just one night in November so we could go whale watching. The B&B is owned/run by Mandy who is very welcoming and makes you feel at home. The property feels as if it has been purpose built to be a guest house and is very nice. The room we stayed in (at the front of the...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Whale Away Guest House

Address: 223 Main Road | Eastcliff, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: $135 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Whale Away Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Our room was at the front . The road isn't busy so slept really well.”
896gillw, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid the honeymoon suite if you want a lie in or privacy. Some of the rooms on the ground floor might be better”
ria123452017, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Second floor gives better views”
AndrewGuilherme, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Our back room, no view, liked courtyard and access. Shower in room and exposed.”
hammonddavid3, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Sea view room is worth the additional cost”
dj0rdaan, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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