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Whale Away Guest House

223 Main Street, Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa
+27 283 124 468

€117+

Overall guest ratings

8.5/10 Excellent
based on 361 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.8
  • 8.7
  • 8.4
  • 5.5

Good to know

  • Accessible parking
  • Near city centre
  • Great view
  • Spacious bathroom

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    About

    Whale Away Guest House is a small and luxurious Guest House facing the Atlantic Ocean. Located just 5 minutes walk from restaurants and centre of Hermanus and 3 minutes' drive from the beach. Whale Away Guest House offers elegantly furnished guest rooms. Guest can enjoy an English Breakfast in the dinning room, or visit a choice of many restaurants nearby. The property is a mere stroll from the Hermanus cliff path which offers unspoilt views of the bay and Overberg Mountain Range. There are a number of outdoor activities available, including shark cage diving, golfing, boat trips, whale watching a must during whale season, wine tasting and more. After a day of exploring the region, guest can enjoy a refreshing swim in the outdoor pool. Whale Away Guest House is 74.6 miles from Cape Town and on the scenic route between Cape Town and the Garden Route.

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    AMENITIES

    • Car hire
    • Internet
    • Outdoor pool
    • Air-conditioned
    • Safe
    • Free parking
    • Designated smoking area
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    based on 361 reviews
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      8.9 "City centre within easy reach, said 89%."
      8.4 "Great parking, according to 84%."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 8.4 "Rooms are great."
      9.0 "90% thought rooms were spacious."
      8.8 "88% were happy with the bathroom."
      9.4 "94% thought the view was good."
      7.7 "77% said the beds were comfortable."
      9.5 "95% liked the big bathroom."
      8.2 "82% enjoyed the furniture."
      9.3 "93% enjoyed the shower."
    • 8.0 "Breakfast is good."
    • 7.7 "High comfort."
      9.0 "90% thought rooms were spacious."
      7.7 "77% said the beds were comfortable."
      9.5 "95% liked the big bathroom."
    • 5.5 "Average value."
    • 5.5 "Food is average."
    • 3.1 "Horrible pool."
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    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    based on 361 reviews
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      9.1 "City centre within easy reach, said 91%."
      9.2 "Great parking, according to 92%."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 8.4 "Rooms are great."
      9.0 "90% thought rooms were spacious."
      9.0 "90% were happy with the bathroom."
      9.4 "94% thought the view was good."
      7.4 "74% said the beds were comfortable."
      8.1 "81% enjoyed the furniture."
      9.4 "94% liked the big bathroom."
      9.5 "95% enjoyed the shower."
    • 8.3 "Breakfast is good."
    • 7.6 "High comfort."
      9.0 "90% thought rooms were spacious."
      7.4 "74% said the beds were comfortable."
      9.4 "94% liked the big bathroom."
    • 5.7 "Food is average."
    • 2.8 "Horrible pool."
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    Hotel type
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    Good to know
    "Accessible parking"
    "Near city centre"
    "Great view"
    "Spacious bathroom"
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