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Windsor Hotel & Apartments

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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good39%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sea facing room”(35 reviews)
“whale watching”(50 reviews)
“no lift”(12 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Private Balcony
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star Hotel
The Windsor Hotel and Self-Catering Apartments, a 120km drive from Cape Town, is renowned for its unparalleled vantage point to view the whales which breed and feed in Walker Bay (July – November) Independently owned, Hermanus’s oldest hotel has been modernised while retaining the charm...
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Location and contact
49 Marine Drive, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
48.3 miles to Cape Town Intl Airport
54 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
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All reviewssea facing roomwhale watchingno liftbuffet breakfastbit datedwithin walking distanceperfect locationenjoyed our stayrestaurants and shopssee whalesmarine drivebreathtaking viewssea frontthe ground floorcomfortable stayacross the roadshort stay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as part of a tour. The hotel is in a beautiful position across from the ocean. Nice large rooms with all requirements. Walking distance to everything in town. The staff are the best ! Breakfast was really good too. Needed more time...More

Thank CLC146
Response from Windsor H, Manager at Windsor Hotel & ApartmentsResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning CLC146 Thank you so much for your review - we always look forward to hearing from our guests after they have stayed with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much, and sincerely hope to welcome you back....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The highlight was the view out of our room, of the beautiful ocean! Breakfast in the morning was nice, and a good variety. The room was cold, and there were no heater in the room, but it was provided upon asking. Internet was spotty. Nice...More

1  Thank Smallwrld
Response from Windsor H, Manager at Windsor Hotel & ApartmentsResponded 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon Smallwrld Thank you so much for your review - we always look forward to hearing from our guests after they have stayed with us. We are so glad you enjoyed the ocean view as well as the breakfast. We are terribly sorry you...More

Reviewed 5 June 2018

Having visited Hermanus on many previous occasions, we had never stayed at the Windsor Hotel before. As they were running a winter special, we decided to give it a try and were not disappointed. We booked two sea-facing double rooms which had recently been upgraded...More

Thank AliceCapeTown
Response from Windsor H, Manager at Windsor Hotel & ApartmentsResponded 6 June 2018

Good morning Alice Thank you so much for your review - we always look forward to hearing from our guests after they have stayed with us, and we always strive to improve on any suggestions made. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018

Wasn't too impressed to be staying 2 floors up and away from the hotel itself. The unit we were given was run down. Skirting boards breaking away from the walls, shower roses broken, cracked tiles, tv only showing snowy picture. It's an old establishment, I...More

Thank Lee D
Response from Windsor H, Manager at Windsor Hotel & ApartmentsResponded 16 May 2018

Good morning Lee D Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you were disappointed with your stay at the Windsor Hotel & Apartments. The Windsor Hotel manages the apartments in a building adjacent to the hotel - it is right next door to...More

Reviewed 22 April 2018

What lovely sea view did we have! We could sit and watch the sea from our balcony and make beautiful videos to watch again at home. Breakfast was very good and we loved it. Cleaning staff were always friendly.More

Thank sterb2016
Response from Windsor H, Manager at Windsor Hotel & ApartmentsResponded 23 April 2018

Good morning Sterb2016 Thank you so much for your review - we appreciate that you took the time to let us know how your stay was. We are delighted to hear that you had such a good time with us, and that you enjoyed your...More

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The Windsor Hotel and Self-Catering Apartments, a 120km drive from Cape Town, is renowned for its unparalleled vantage point to view the whales which breed and feed in Walker Bay (July – November) ...More Independently owned, Hermanus’s oldest hotel has been modernised while retaining the charm and hospitality so cherished by our guests, who return time and again for their homely seaside holiday experience. SPECIAL NOTICE: The Windsor Hotel is proud to announce the completion of our renovated rooms on the ground floor and the 2nd floor. Renovations for the 1st floor will commence January – September 2018. Please advise all guests travelling the Windsor Hotel. Less
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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DrVinita P
8 April 2018|
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Response from sevalex | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dr Vinita, i suggest you to contact the hotel an request the price for July.
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Kilese
24 July 2015|
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Response from Miryam F | Reviewed this property |
To be able to see whales you would have to sign up with a whale watching company. They will take you out on a boat looking for whales. I went with Dyer Island cruises, they were excellent, but they are located in Gansbaii... More
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Belinda A
23 April 2015|
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Response from Windsor H | Property representative |
Dear Mrs Andras, So pleased to connect with you. We have found your booking request through booking . com and your booking was made for an annexure room. The option of seafacing and non seafacing is also available on the... More
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"Facing ocean"
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"Rooms with ocean vieuw, but if not you get a room with a garden vieuw and still can hear the ocean"
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"We were 040, awesome views but could hear everything from the room next door."
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"try to book a room on the top floor"
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