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Algodonales
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were a large group of friends and only stayed one night but it was a pleasant experience and the staff were very helpful. The location is close to the beach so you can easily walk there and then along the coastline which has some lovely views. Only slight downside was the distance from Hermanus itself, where all the bars...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Baleens is rated as 3 star accommodation. But the experience is 5 star. It is your home away from home feeling that makes it so special. The atmosphere is relaxed, TV in both lounge areas have DSTV and free coffee and tea always available. Double sea facing rooms with balconies are your best choice. Family rooms sleep 4 and has...

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Cape Town
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked at the last minute and got a room for three of us as we were a family, there were 2 double beds in the room and it was en suite, the guest house is spacious with many lounges for you to relax, a games room and pool area. The breakfast was really great. I felt very welcomed and...

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Denver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hermanus is a busy place to visit and we found this place. The host is super kind, but the establishment is in dire need of updates. I am confident it was a glorious stop in the day and there are plenty of remnants from that time, but probably time to change out the carpet and sheets. I don't mean to...

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family stayed in Hermanus for Christmas and had a really relaxed time at this lovely hotel. Nato, one of the managers, couldn't have been more helpful and really made our stay special. We were at the quiet end of town which we loved, but only had a few minutes walk to the beautiful beach. The accommodation was relaxed, clean...

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Kimberley
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to book a place in the middle of December and was lucky to find a Room at baleens. The outside of the hotel can do with some upgrading/paint.. but inside its very neat, clean and cozy! We will definitely consider Baleen again in the future.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's one of the best places to stay in Hermanus. The staff make a person feel very welcome. Baleens has a very warmly feeling. The price is also just right for one's pocket. Baleen's is like a home away from home.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely hotel that has an old school feel. Clean - professional staff - great amenities (we didn't even get to the pool). Lovely breakfast - and friendly and helpful staff. A little bit out of Hermanus in Voelklip - so a car is needed if you plan to eat out - or travel - otherwise close to beach and...

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Cape Town
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved staying at Baleen's. The service is very good and our rooms were great. You are always made to feel welcomed. They staff are always on hand and willing to assist. Baleen's is one of the best places to stay.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A well located hotel, close to the beautiful Grotto Beach. The rooms and bathroom were very spartan, and we were surprised to find that the "balcony" was on ground level next to the pool. Breakfast was not great, with tinned fruit! I wouldn't stay here for longer than overnight.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small, privately owned hotel with an informal atmosphere offering great value accommodation. 21 en suite rooms, either double, triple or family. Some rooms have panoramic ocean views. English and continental breakfast. Fully licenced bar. Close to the ocean and lagoon (100 meters) in a quiet and safe part of town. Wifi, internet, braai facilities, swimming pool, pool table, Dstv, conference room and facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Baleens

Address: 310 10th Street, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: $63 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Baleens 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Hermanus
#3 Business Hotel in Hermanus
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Hermanus
#6 Romantic Hotel in Hermanus
#6 Family Hotel in Hermanus
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“It is a great place just to relax and unwind.”
 of 5 bubbles ronelb559, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seemed fine - we had upstairs which was great - had a nice balcony with sea view”
 of 5 bubbles Tini_AD, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Inter leading rooms for families”
 of 5 bubbles MakNJab, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for beach facing balcony room”
 of 5 bubbles damascusjockgirl, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you want a sea view then you must ask for this.”
 of 5 bubbles JanineV928, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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