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The Marine Hermanus

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked a room at the Marine Hermanus about three months ahead of our visit and asked for a sea view. Shortly before our arrival they advised that a sea view room was not available. The garden view room was very nice but the closet doors and the bathroom door did not close properly. The warm and cold water indicators...

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TheMarineteam, Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear Mr Snyman, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. It is disappointing to read of your experiences at the Hotel, your comments are valid and not acceptable for a 5 star property. I have looked into your above mentioned points that was communicated with me on departure from the Hotel and these have been...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our room had the most ridiculously small shower room. There was no wifi in the room - or, indeed anywhere near the room (despite boasts that there was). In the restaurant, a waitress knocked over a glass of red wine into my lap - NO apology (no replacement wine!). At Reception, my husband asked that my outfit be dry cleaned...

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TheMarineteam, Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear Kharrison85, Thank you taking the time to provide us feedback of your stay in January. We do apologize that you felt the bathroom was not up to your standard. We were experiencing issues with our Wi-Fi intermittently during January, we are currently in the process of upgrading our internet to fibre to ensure that our guests receive strong &...

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 2 nights after staying at sister hotel in Plettenburg Bay. Beautiful hotel right on the cliffs. 5 minute walk to restaurants and bars and great cliff path walk right outside the hotel. Lovely swimming pool area in a central courtyard - very quiet and a sun trap. Great bar/lounge area looking out to sea. Restaurant very good serving...

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TheMarineteam, Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear Leatons, Thank you for your wonderful feedback of your stay at the Marine Hotel. We do indeed have a beautiful location in Hermanus offering spectacular ocean views as well as a wonderful spread for breakfast and a unique menu in our Origins Restaurant. I am delighted to read that you will return, hopefully in the near future. Warmest regards,...

Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had the opportunity to stay one night at the hotel. it was everything which one expects from a 5 star hotel. we loved the pool (although it was freezing) and the spa. the breakfast was one of the best which we had for a long time. great service, great view - simple the 5 star package!!

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TheMarineteam, Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear Michael F, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. I am delighted to read that you had a good stay with us at the Marine. You are very brave to have braced the swimming pool, I am happy that you managed to fit some R&R in whilst in Hermanus. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the spectacular views...

Cape Town
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great hotel, in almost all respects. The fact that I found the bed a bit hard is down to personal preference. Best of all, you can sleep here without aircon which I love - fresh sea air galore. Tip: book on Booking.com because you'll get a better deal. Had a very nice dinner in the restaurant, too.

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TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear Working-Suitcase, Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review on trip advisor. It certainly is lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay and your meal at Origins with us at the Marine. Apologies about the bed being a bit hard, will certainly look into that. It really is lovely to be able to hear...

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Marine Hotel is elegant and beautifully decorated with lovely rooms in a relaxing and comfortable style. We had a warm welcome by all the staff we encountered they were all very friendly and efficient. The meal we had was excellent and served at a great pace, not rushed bout perfect. A real treasure on the coastline Id highly recommend...

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TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear ranniesgirl, Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your stay with us at the Marine Hotel. Lovely to hear that the staff looked after you well and that you enjoyed your meal with us in Origins Restaurant. Kind Regards, Annemie and the Team

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Marine restaurant at lunchtime on Saturday 22 April. We 'discovered' the restaurant by chance and because of its location overlooking the ocean we decided to lunch there. The fish dish had the most delicate flavour and the stir fried vegetables were a nice touch. My daughter enjoyed her vegetarian burger very much. We only had time for...

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TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear snowwhite177, Wonderful to hear that you "discovered" our Origins restaurant and that you enjoyed our fish dish and the Vegetarian burger. We look forward to welcoming you back to try more of our dishes on the menu. Kind Regards, Annemie and the Origins Team

Chepstow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in South Africa for two weeks and stayed in some very nice hotels but this was the best by a significant margin. We arrived early, around noon, intending only to park before walking along the Hermanus cliff walk but the staff got our room ready early - which was a nice touch. The location is amazing and you...

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TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear The_Don_UK, We so appreciate that you took the time to give us such wonderful and detailed feedback on your stay with us at the Marine. Thank you so much. We truly are situated in a beautiful location with amazing views and wonderful walks so glad that you made use of this. Great that you made use of our complimentary...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic setting and our room had the most beautiful view of sea & mountains. Bed was huge & so cozy! Food and service at the Origins Restaurant was top quality & the pool area plus beauty salon for massages was great! Would really love to come back!

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TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear Lily15243, I am so happy to hear that you had a Luxurious stay with us at the Marine. Thank you for the great feedback on Origins Restaurant regarding food & service. We are very lucky with the the view and location of the hotel. Would be lovely to welcome you back. Kind Regards, Annemie and the Marine Team

Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 21 April 2017

For us the Marine is great.The location is unbeatable and the views are stunning.The rooms are very spacious(more suites than rooms) and the place has a nice seaside charm while being modern enough at the same time.The staff throughout the hotel are VERY friendly and immediately knew our names, remembered our preferences etc,good attention to detail. The only downside was...

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TheMarineteam, General Manager at The Marine Hermanus, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was lovely welcoming you back for a second stay with us, and really wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay even more this time. Thank you for making special mention of the staff at the Marine, we really are blessed with wonderful staff. I also appreciate your feedback regarding breakfast, will certainly look into this. Look...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Marine Hermanus

Address: Marine Drive, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: $232 - $764 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Marine Hermanus 5*
Number of rooms: 40
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The Marine Hotel Hermanus
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#1 Family Hotel in Hermanus
#2 Romantic Hotel in Hermanus
#4 Luxury Hotel in Hermanus
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“sea view rooms are preferable”
snymans2016, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Be very specific!”
kharrison85, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“sea view rooms every time!”
Leatons, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“we had a room on the first floor with a balcony”
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“Our room faced the mountain and it was large with full bathroom.”
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