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Baleens
Ranked #8 of 11 Hotels in Hermanus
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

It is a rather basic accommodation, but for this price the level of comfort was good. Friendly host, nice view (sunset), balcony, very close to the beach, free wifi and parking. Did not try the pool, it looks tiny and it was not so warm that day. The city center and restaurants are pretty far, you need a car.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

The owner and staff were very friendly and so helpful with directions for the local area, honesty bar and breakfast the following day. The main reception of the house is nice and authentically decorated. The communal areas are very rustic, comfortable and outstanding for families with lots of games and activities. The rooms and bathrooms however do need attention and are a bit dated. They are clean but need lots of small odd jobs completed and a general freshen up. The towels provided are very small and in general the bathrooms lack shelving space. Overall we would stay again if seeing the whales in Hermanus.

Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Although it rained, the kids just loved the entertainment area which kept them busy indoors. Night time was absolute bliss where we watched tv infront of the fireplace. Breakfast was Amazing and a wide selection to suit all our needs

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

My two girls and I had a wonderful, comfortable stay at Baleens guest house. The staff where very helpfull and the breakfasts were delicious. My girls had loads of fun in the games room and were very welcome to explore. All together we had an amazing stay.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Michelle W
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

Baleens Guest House in Hermanus was recommended by a friend. I have visited Hermanus twice and have stayed at Baleens. The hospitality has been amazing. Very friendly people. Will recommend Baleens Guest House anytime.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 July 2014

We had a lovely stay at the Guest House. The rooms were lovely and nice and cosy.

The price was a really good price compared to what the other guesthouses charged.

The owner was also very hospitable, friendly and accommodating.

Will definitely visit again.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled on business
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Thank Nadine H
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Reviewed 12 July 2014

experience did not match internet pics, please update
Friendly and welcoming, with good advice
Spruce up entrance (outside especially)
improve inside lighting
a little run down
get internet working well in rooms
old towels smelt

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Baleens

Address: 310 10th Street, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
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Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Overstrand > Hermanus
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 11 Hotels in Hermanus
Price Range: £42 - £56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Baleens 3*
Number of rooms: 22
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Small, privately owned hotel with an informal atmosphere offering great value accommodation. 21 en suite rooms, either double, triple or family. Some rooms have panoramic ocean views. English and continental breakfast. Fully licenced bar. Close to the ocean and lagoon (100 meters) in a quiet and safe part of town. Wifi, internet, braai facilities, swimming pool, pool table, Dstv, conference room and facilities. ... more   less 
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