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On the Cliff Guest House
Ranked #21 of 87 Hermanus B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Perfect stay with good rooms and sea view.
Good Management. Very helpfull to arrange tours,transfers, etc.
Nice honest bar on the first floor and excellent wines.
A wish for the breakfast: larger Sortiment on the buffet




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Reviewed 9 April 2014

Hylton and Charmaine have created a home from home, well appointed in a fantastic setting, good chat about the marine residents - we will do it again for sure!
One drawback, the honesty bar was not well stocked!

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Reviewed 8 April 2014

Hermanus is a beautiful place to stay. On The Cliff Guest House is a great place to holiday in the town. It's positioned near the centre of town: an easy wall along the rugged coastline. Great views from the very comfortably appointed premises enhance the experience. The owners are very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed every minute of our stay.

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Reviewed 6 April 2014

The view from the upstairs balcony was just majestic - the full sweep of the bay. I watched life go by from sunrise to sunset: rock rabbits, cormorants, gulls, breaching sharks, porpoises, people going by on the cliff path, and all the while the changing hues and shades of the water. It was more than a tonic!

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Reviewed 5 April 2014

We decided to stay overnight at this guesthouse requiring three rooms for my wife and me, my son and daughter in law and our three granddaughters. The rooms are very spacious and well furnished. A small pool in an enclosed courtyard was perfect for the children. Located facing the ocean across the way from the beautiful cliff top walkway and about a kilometre from the town centre. Charmaine and her staff run an excellent establishment offering wonderful and friendly service. You would be hard pressed to find better.

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Reviewed 5 April 2014

Hermanus is famous for the whales that come here to give birth to their young towards the end of the year and On The Cliff Guest House provides a brilliant viewpoint. We enjoyed the kind and helpful hospitality of our hosts and their excellent breakfasts. Our room was beautifully furnished, with a spacious bathroom and a covered terrace and garden looking across the cliffs and out to sea. Hermanus itself is full of shops and restaurants of every kind including an excellent bookshop.

This was our first trip to South Africa and we plan to return to Cape Town next year to do some more exploring of the beautiful False Bay.

Patti and Al

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 March 2014

Good location, nice room and bathroom and a very welcoming and friendly owner.Perfect breakfast and just an overall very nice stay at the Cliff Guesthouse. I can really recommend this guest house to anybody visiting Hermanus.

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Additional Information about On the Cliff Guest House

Address: 42 Westcliff Road | Westcliff, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #21 of 87 B&Bs / Inns in Hermanus
Price Range: £67 - £146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — On the Cliff Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Seafront luxury guest house with sea views from all rooms. Sauna, heated pool, pub, gym, guest lounges, bicycles and more. Situated with the cliff paths directly in front of the house and beautiful views of the whales in season from your room. Shark cage diving, whale viewing, diving, horse riding, fantastic beaches and lots more. ... more   less 
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