We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Traveller (154)
Room & Suite (50)
Dining (8)
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“games room”(26 reviews)
“grotto beach”(34 reviews)
“bacon and eggs”(7 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Additional information
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (614)
There are newer reviews for Baleens
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
503 results
Traveller rating
181
221
75
13
13
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
181
221
75
13
13
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsgames roomgrotto beachbacon and eggswooden floorsrooms are cleanhonesty barfamily roomquiet areaguest houseenjoyable staysea facingdouble bedbed and breakfasthome away from homeyogurtsmall poolnice breakfast
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
11 - 15 of 503 reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2018

With a great location, just steps away from Grotto Beach and the cliff path, this hotel is beautifully located - and quiet. It could do with some maintenance and there are a few aspects that could do with an upgrade, but it's an easy place...More

Thank O1475MIdeborahr
Response from Paula106, Manager at BaleensResponded 25 March 2018

Good day Many thanks for your feedback, it always helps us to improve service standards. We are currently in the process of upgrading the guest house. We hope you come and visit us soon again. Kind regards Craig

Reviewed 20 March 2018

The hotel is tired and in need a serious revamp. We had no TV remote in our room, no bottled water and no hand towels. The chap on duty was dressed in scruffy jeans and more interested in his cell phone than anything else. Once...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank amcnam674068
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Room was spotless, lovely decor, well priced, friendly and helpful staff, good breakfast selection. Location very close to the ocean. Highly recommended to either couples or families, games room as well

Thank Esne H
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Pos - The hotel is ideally located for driving to Grotto Beach and is in a very nice, safe upscale residential area. Interior public areas appear to have a charming decor with newer upholstery, lots of potential. It must have been great in previous times....More

2  Thank Straight_Forward
Response from Wilhelm M, Manager at BaleensResponded 4 March 2018

Good day Many thanks for the feedback, it is muchappreciate. We are currently in the process of revamping unfortunately it will take some time. Once again many thanks for your comments as we are always looking to better ourselves. Regards

Reviewed 24 February 2018

Very cosy hotel. Staff very pleasant and helpful. Craig always seems happy and interacts with everyone. Going back again with the rest of our family for Easter. Baleens is away from the town center and close to a lovely beach.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank Keith W
Response from Wilhelm M, Manager at BaleensResponded 26 February 2018

Good day Keith Many thanks for the feedback. It's always encouraging to get positive responses and makes our team proud and willing to go the extra mile. We will see in Easter, looking forward to it.

View more reviews
Most Booked Properties in Hermanus
See allSee all
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
USD 50 - USD 75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Hermanus
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Hermanus
#5 Romantic Hotel in Hermanus
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 50 - USD 75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Hermanus
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Hermanus
#5 Romantic Hotel in Hermanus
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (154)
Room & Suite (50)
Dining (8)
Pool & Beach (6)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Baleens staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Pay a little extra for an ocean view room and balcony, it is worth the extra cost."
Read review
"Room 22 is a corner suite with a great view and a little extra space."
Read review
"Web pics of rooms make things look better"
Read review
"Ask for the rooms with balcony and sea view."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing