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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great guesthouse in Hermanus, about 7-10 minutes walk from the town centre. The back of the guesthouse opens straight on to the cliff path, a 5km walk from which whales can often be seen in the season (July-November inclusive). Room was large and comfortable, breakfast excellent wit a selection from the cold buffet followed by a hot breakfast.

Thank suffdoc
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a beautiful room which opened onto the pool with the ocean beyond. Fantastic bathroom, breakfast room and staff. Couldn't be more perfect. The cliff walk is wonderful and Hermanus v pretty indeed.

Thank hbrWoking
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw this place in 2007 when first visiting Hermanus and vowed that if we returned this is where we would stay and so we did, and it did not dissappoint. It is warm, friendly, well appointed, close to town, right on the coast with direct access to the coastal path offering excellent walks. The rooms are spacious and bright offering... More 

Thank Mark J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stay here 2 nights as we do the garden route! The view is amazing as ocean eleven is right at the sea! The service is brilliant! Our shark diving tour was cancelled due to tough wind but the management searched for an alternative an booked it for us! Moreover the breakfast was amazing! Lots of fresh fruits and if... More 

Thank Janina K
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful guesthouse and we were greeted with tea,coffee and cake on arrival. The views out over the cliffs and bay are beautiful and it is a lovely walk into Hermanus from the guesthouse along the cliff walk. If you are lucky you may spot a whale on the way. The staff and rooms are fantastic. We had 4 rooms in... More 

Thank Pam186525
Limoges, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely place to stay. We had a room on the first floor. A very nice spacious room with a large balcony where you can sit and gaze over the Indian Ocean knowing that there is nothing between you and Antarctica. No whales though. Never mind. The bed was very good with good linen. We slept well. Breakfast... More 

Thank alexandramachray
El Cerrito, California
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

Probably our first problem with arrival at Ocean’s Eleven was that we didn’t get there until after dark at around 7:30pm. We waited outside with our driver, and the gate slowly opened. There were a few lights on, but it was not very obvious where to go to reception. Our driver went in, told them that we had arrived, and... More 

Thank divegirlelaine
Petersfield, United Kingdom
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56 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

We celebrated my wife's birthday in Hermanus and had a fantastic time. 15 minutes after we arrived, the Whale Caller was on the headland and we saw Whales in the bay. Oceans Eleven is a great place to stay, it's far enough out of town to be quiet and on the edge of everything, but close enough to be in... More 

Thank Martin and Sue C
Liverpool UK
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great base for Hermanus activities. It is located right next to a nature reserve on the cliff top with the cliff path accessible from the door. Town is 5 min walk. We stayed in room 8 on the top floor with amazing views from the balcony. Also get the same view from the bath! The room was... More 

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is an absolutely amazing location. Its located just a few feet from a beautiful path along the cliffs with an unbelievable view of the ocean. Whales, birds and dassies can be easily spotted. The staff was helpful and appreciated. Thank you for a great stay. We loved it!

Thank jfh_kac

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ocean Eleven is an Olde Worlde, Cape Cod, Colonial-style guest house, situated on the famous cliffs of Hermanus. The picturesque mountains beyond gently embrace the phenomenal, all encompassing vista of the bay. The main house of Ocean Eleven was built with all the high ceilings, tall windows and teak floors that made Colonial architecture so utterly elegant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Eleven Guesthouse

Address: 11 Westcliff Road, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: £135 - £245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ocean Eleven Guesthouse 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Sea view a must, but I think they all have them.”
 of 5 bubbles markj252, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“First floor.”
 of 5 bubbles alexandramachray, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room upstairs with an ocean view”
  • View across the bay
  • Whale playing in the bay
  • Wine and Cake to watch the Whales
 of 5 bubbles mands_carter, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The ground floor rooms lead directly to the coastal path.”
 of 5 bubbles 312lynnd, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 7 & 8 have amazing views”
 of 5 bubbles BettyPancake, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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