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The Marine Hermanus

Marine Drive, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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  • Hermanus Country Market
    1.1 km
  • 5 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed yesterday
Great location, very comfortable hotel.
As we continue our odyssey along the Garden Route, we had two... more
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Ascot, Berks
Reviewed yesterday NEW

As we continue our odyssey along the Garden Route, we had two nights at this hotel. Staff - Heidi in particular - were very helpful and catered for our needs. Breakfast excellent but did not dine in as we felt the menu was lacking imagination etc. We dined out at the restaurant in the caves - Bientang ? - which...

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Fabulous Hotel in a beautiful setting. Staff friendly and efficient. The Deputy Manager Heidi was very helpful and always smiling along with The General Manager, well done. The rooms are very clean and spacious with a free mini bar which is always topped up. 😄The Restaurant offers magnificent food at low prices. Would highly recommend this Hotel.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having booked a room for R5300, excluding breakfast, for one night I was expecting a big wow! Sadly, I was disappointed on arrival but didn't want to spoil a romantic get away with my husband. The hotel is not as well kept as what I would have like to see and in comparison with The Cellar's Hohenort (sister hotel in...

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Elie, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived and checked into our guest house which was at the other end of the town, but walked the coastal path and eventually came across The Marine, looking regal like and shimmering in the sunshine so inviting that we entered and sat out on the patio to the sea view side. Almost immediately our server appeared with menu in...

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

Dear Guest, I am so happy that you could enjoy our little piece of heaven, even though it was just for a drink. Thank you for the lovely feedback. Hope to welcome you back, and next time hopefully to stay as well. Kind Regards, Annemie and the Team at the Marine

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, its hard to believe that The Marine is in any way remotely connected to The Plettenberg Hotel and The Cellars-Hohenhort Hotel. The latter two hotels are just sumptuously wonderful, while the former is certainly not. This is not what a guest would expect from a 5 star hotel. The Marine Hotel tries hard to put on a good show,...

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

Dear Guest, I am so sorry to hear that you had a disappointing stay with us at the Marine, I can assure you both myself and my team strive to offer the best level of 5 star service to all of our guests. So it does sadden me to hear that we did not meet your expectations at all. I...

Elmhurst, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

While there were no whales for us to see - Hermanus and this hotel and its spa were plenty to still make it extra fun! Our room was lovely...the food was great...the Marine Hotel Health & Beauty spa was HEAVENLY and being right on the waterfront hiking trail was an added bonus! I would definitely recommend this hotel and this...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post this lovely review. Wonderful to see that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us. It is a bit early to see whales, so hopefully you can return during whale season as we would love to welcome you back. Kind Regards, Annemie and the Marine Team

Cape Town
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most disappointing service. 6 staff members asking for our order. 20 minutes later informed that they did not have stock. Re ordered - another 20 minutes passed before anyone bought our order. staff all huddled around chatting to each other! Decided not to stay for lunch.

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

Dear Guest, I am so sorry to hear about your very disappointing experience when wanting to join us for lunch. The service that you received was totally unacceptable. Please except my sincere apologies! I hope that you will perhaps give us a chance in the future to redeem ourselves. Kind Regards, Annemie and the Origins Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of family and friends (9 in total) spent two nights at The Marine over New Year and loved the location, the rooms, the wonderful new year's dinner and the amazing staff, who made our stay an absolute joy. Slight disappointment was having our supposed luxury sea view room changed for a room at the back of the hotel...

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

Dear Guest, So lovely to read that you enjoyed your stay with us over New Year's and that our staff made your stay special. Thank you for bringing to our attention the issues that you had with reservations. Will certainly look into it. We hope to welcome you back and will then certainly ensure that you are allocated a beautiful...

Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended to us, we managed to get a table without booking, before the evening rush, even if it didn't have a sea view. The menu is interesting with oodles of quirky combinations. A visual, and culinary feast. Service was attentive, polite and swift. We will be back

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

Dear Guest, I am so happy that we were able to accommodate you for dinner in our Origins Restaurant. Glad that you found the menu interesting and with quirky combinations. We look forward to welcoming you back! Kind Regards, Annemie & the Origins Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super boutique hotel. Staff were lovely and very attentive. Decor all round the hotel including rooms was stunning. Restaurant was first class. Pool area is small but very pleasant. Breakfast was fantastic. Highly recommend.

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

Dear Guest, So wonderful to hear that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us at the Marine Hotel. We hope to welcome you back again some day. Kind Regards, Annemie & the Marine Team

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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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: $279 - $809 (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 Hermanus Hotel Hermanus
The Marine Hotel Hermanus
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#1 Family Hotel in Hermanus
#2 Romantic Hotel in Hermanus
#3 Luxury Hotel in Hermanus
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“make sure the bathrooms are damp and mold free”
 of 5 bubbles charlene255, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs and face the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles DudleyFeebish, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We got a late reservation and our room was wonderful...I'd bet others are even nicer!”
 of 5 bubbles TheSullys7, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you book a room with 'sea view' make sure that's what you get. Ours was changed to a 'pool view' and no compensation offered.”
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