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Munich
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Very Nice and good Price/quality balance. Outside of Hermanus very silent and Close to wonderful beach in Voelklip. Very clean and Nice People. Unfortunately, very Bad wifi connection. At breakfast we missed fresh fruits.

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Mumbai
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We were in Baleens for a day. Very clean and comfortable room. Great place to stay even longer .yes it's far abt 2 kms from the town centre ( fast food and restaurants) but it's close to beach and whale watching point.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 23 October 2016

My wife and I had an awesome time. As newly weds we stayed indoors most of out stay. We had a blast playing the games in the games room. The staff were great. Very welcoming and warm. This only issue I had was that the cleaning staff were very insistent on cleaning even after we told them we do not...

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Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived late (20:00) and the keys were waiting for us on the counter. The room looked ok, but needed some ventilation so we opened the window. When we were ready to go to sleep we figured our the whole ceiling was full of musquitos. We tried calling the reception but there was no answer at first. Then the owner...

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had a very happy stay at this little hotel and will definitely return. Pleasant and welcoming staff, and in a lovely location out of the main CBD. Close to the sea, and in a quiet area. It is basic rather than ostentatious, but clean and pleasant. It almost deserves 5 stars, the reason for the lack of a star...

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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Its a nice place with fair sea view rooms...although a few buildings restricts the sea view...didnt get a response when we rang the service bell at 9.30pm. Rooms lacked privacy as one cud have a clear view of the next door bedroom from the balcony. Breakfast was just okay.

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very easy to book! Even at last minute! The staff were super helpful and friendly. The website I used to book it didn't even mention the pool or entertainment area so that was a bonus when we arrived! The location is the perfect distance from everything even though hermanus isn't huge. Really great place!!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Had a delightful overnight stay at Baleens Hotel. Very comfortable rooms with a great hot breakfast. Highly recommended. Warm friendly host who has good knowledge of Hermanus and surrounding wine farms.

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Cape Town
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Booked at the last minute and got a great deal. Room was spacious, clean and pretty. Host was very friendly and helpful. Managed to have a look at the rooms with the balconies - they have stunning beach views.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This hotel was extremely clean and comfortable, and very reasonably priced. A cooked breakfast is included and it is cooked to order and served in the dining area, which is a very nice space with beautifully set tables. The staff go out of their way to help and this really enhanced our experience at Baleens. The family that run Baleens...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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
  • Free Breakfast
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: $62 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Baleens 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Hermanus
#3 Business Hotel in Hermanus
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Hermanus
#6 Family Hotel in Hermanus
#6 Romantic Hotel in Hermanus
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“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
“Try to request views with balcony sea views and one the first floor to avoid lots of stairs and walking.”
 of 5 bubbles kausark2014, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Views to the Beach seem to be the upper rooms in the first level”
 of 5 bubbles nadinebC4632FI, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are better.”
 of 5 bubbles SkyeJess, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
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