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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

A well located hotel, close to the beautiful Grotto Beach. The rooms and bathroom were very spartan, and we were surprised to find that the "balcony" was on ground level next to the pool. Breakfast was not great, with tinned fruit! I wouldn't stay here for longer than overnight.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Very reasonably priced bed and breakfast. Excellent for Families visiting Hermanus. Games for the children to keep busy. Close to the Grotto Beach. Clean rooms. Thank you very much for your hospitality :-)

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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We amazed to see the hotel and surrounding areas. Breakfast was bonus in the cost we paid. Very good hotel, would like to stay again. Beach view from the gallery. Staff was very helpful and quick. Our family enjoyed the stay.

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Lyon, France
Reviewed 20 December 2016

we enjoy our stay in this place near the beach and Hermanus, the staff was vey pleasant with us, the room very nice and clean, the breakfast hot and continental was very good, thanks for your welcome Franck

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

This place has the perfect view (if you ask for a room with seaview that is). The room is nice and clean and you can walk to the beach and have a drink at Dutchies. Nice owner Natu can help you with questions about restaurants or hikes (Fernkloof -see picture- is nice). And the breakfast (muesli, toast and eggs) is...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 December 2016

the locks of the doors are very low. No problem but it is a strange view and feels strange. I enjoyed staying here. Nice people and helpful so I can recommend this accommodation. The room was very clean. I had planned to come with 2 persons but because of circumstances I was alone. The owner counted now another price. Thanks...

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Pornic, France
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Nice hotel with a typical and artistic decoration. The rooms are very confortable,the breakfast is good. we appreciate the game's room with a billard and table tennis. The location near the sea in a calm place is very appreciable.

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Santpoort-Zuid, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We stayed for three days in a room with a terrace where we had unlimited view of the sea and the bay nearby. The hotel is spacious and has fantastic style. The necessary comforts were all there (good bed, very good sanitary arrangements). The spot is rustic and quiet, while Hermanus is easily accessible.

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Reviewed 30 November 2016

The location is close to Gordo Beach and at the end of the village which makes it overall a quiet place .However the house inside can be loud when fully occupied as the doors close loud when neighbour guest come home . The breakfast is ok but a but not very rich, as e.g tomaoes or any side dish to...

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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel is excellent value for money. Lovely rooms with a beautiful view, in a great location. The owner was friendly and informative. Would definitely recommend to other travellers. A short walk from Grotto Beach and a short drive or walk to local restaurant Dutchies.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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 

Additional Information about Baleens

Address: 310 10th Street, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: RM222 - RM301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Baleens 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Hermanus
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Hermanus
#3 Business Hotel in Hermanus
#6 Romantic Hotel in Hermanus
#6 Family Hotel in Hermanus
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“It's an old Heritage Building, so you'll have squeaky floors. You'll have to inquire to what suits you best.”
  • View from our room's balcony on the top floor.
 of 5 bubbles LeonL188, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“It is a great place just to relax and unwind.”
 of 5 bubbles ronelb559, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seemed fine - we had upstairs which was great - had a nice balcony with sea view”
 of 5 bubbles Tini_AD, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Inter leading rooms for families”
 of 5 bubbles MakNJab, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for beach facing balcony room”
 of 5 bubbles damascusjockgirl, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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