138 Marine Beachfront Bed & Breakfast Guest House in Hermanus
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  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests14
  • Rooms/Units6
  • Wir SprechenDeutsch

138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse is one of the highly recommended Hermanus guest houses and provides accommodation in 6 guest rooms for anyone visiting the Cape Overberg region.

About 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse

138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse is a stylish retreat from the bustle of city living, and is perched right on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, with a sprawling deck next to the beach.

Guests can soak up the sun on the spacious terrace, drinking in the views of the mountains and the sea, or can catch up on a good book on the deck, while sipping on some of the delicious estate wine. The fireplace inside is perfect for cooler evenings and guests that want to cosy up in front of the crackling logs.

Walks on the beach are a must, as are strolls along the coastal path, which showcases the fauna and flora of the rock pools, as well as the stunning fynbos skirting the guesthouse.

Accommodation

No attention to detail has been spared in the superbly stylish décor. The five luxurious designer suites are individually fitted with all modern comforts, meeting international standards: king or queen-sized beds decked in 400-thread count Percale linen, underfloor heating, heated towel rails, satellite TV, wireless internet access, complimentary tea & coffee making facilities, electronic safes, and overhead fans.

Facilities

The extensive breakfast menu changes daily. On request, a picnic can be provided to enjoy on the beach in front of the guest house, and on-site wellness therapies can be arranged.

During loadshedding meals will still be served and Wi-Fi will remain on. Kettles in the room will not work in loadshedding by boiling water form our gas stove can be provided. The underfloor heating will not work but extra blankets and hot water bottles are available.

Location

138 Marine is only five minutes from the Hermanus town centre, renowned for the best shore-based whale watching experience anywhere on the globe. It is close to 2 world-class golf courses and at the gateway to the Hermanus Wine Route.

Attractions & Activities

138 Marine is a stone's throw from unspoiled beaches and a quaint assortment of village restaurants, country markets, boutiques, bars, art galleries, and charming little shops.

It is an enchanting base from which to explore one of the world's most magnificent eco-destinations with whale watching from land or boat, great white shark cage viewing and diving from Gansbaai, bird watching by dingy on the Stanford River, mountain and fynbos walks in the Fernkloof nature reserve, dune horse riding, or visiting the penguin colony and Harold Porter Botanical Gardens at nearby Betty's Bay.

A little further afield and easy day trips include wine tasting at the many wineries in the area, 4X4 driving trails, the southernmost tip of Africa at Cape Agulhas, the caves and beach at De Kelders, the Mission station at Elim, the picturesque Kassiesbaai fisherman's village at Arniston and the historic Greyton and Genadendal rural villages.

Features you'll appreciate

  • wifi
  • air-con
  • parking
providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Underfloor heating

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Concierge
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors

Loadshedding Facilities

What is loadshedding? It refers to the temporary suspension of electricity provided by Eskom, South Africa's electricity provider, to reduce consumption and thereby the load on the national grid. To compensate, South African property owners are turning to solar power, inverters with backup batteries or in some cases generators to keep the power on, wherever feasible.

  • WiFi stays on
  • Gas cooker (stove)
  • Solar or battery-powered portable lights

Food & Drink

  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Transfers

  • Tour assistance
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • German

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

The Abalone Room is a luxury room with spectacular Sea and Mountain Views. The room has a Queen size bed, balcony and spacious shower. Beds are dressed in 400-thread count Percale linen, underfloor heating, heated towel rails, satellite TV, wireless internet access, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities, electronic safes, and overhead fans.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Iron / trouser press  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with satellite)  
  • Underfloor heating

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

A luxury room with stunning Sea View from open plan bath in bedroom and a Queen size bed. The en-suite bathroom with shower and twin basins. Beds are dressed in 400-thread count Percale linen, underfloor heating, heated towel rails, satellite TV, wireless internet access, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities, electronic safes, and overhead fans.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Iron / trouser press  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with satellite)  
  • Underfloor heating

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Superior: Breathtaking panoramic Sea Views from four windows, including a balcony - Twin or king size bed; designer en-suite bathroom with slipper bath, shower and twin basins. Beds are dressed in 400-thread count Percale linen, underfloor heating, heated towel rails, satellite TV, wireless internet access, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities, electronic safes, and overhead fans.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Iron / trouser press  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with satellite)  
  • Underfloor heating

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Periwinkle room

Luxury: Special ambience with stylishly decorated queen-size bed, decked in 400-thread count percale linen; en-suite bathroom with twin basins and shower. Beds are dressed in 400-thread count Percale linen, underfloor heating, heated towel rails, satellite TV, wireless internet access, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities, electronic safes, and overhead fans.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Iron / trouser press  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with satellite)  
  • Underfloor heating

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Superior: Fabulous Sea Views from three windows; special king-size bed (or twin beds); beautiful en-suite designer bathroom with bath and shower. Beds are dressed in 400-thread count Percale linen, underfloor heating, heated towel rails, satellite TV, wireless internet access, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities, electronic safes, and overhead fans.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Iron / trouser press  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with satellite)  
  • Underfloor heating

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: from 0-11 years are allowed; over 11 years treated as adults

Luxurious room, with huge windows offering 'sideways' Sea and Mountain Views; King-size bed (or twin beds), and two small single beds on request; En-suite bathroom with shower, bath and twin basins; private patio and private access. Beds are dressed in 400-thread count Percale linen, underfloor heating, heated towel rails, satellite TV, wireless internet access, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities, electronic safes, and overhead fans.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Iron / trouser press  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with satellite)  
  • Underfloor heating

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-11 years are allowed; over 11 years treated as adults

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Guest Reviews

29 Reviews from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Amazing location on the sea edge, superbly appointed Accomodation and wonderful professional staff. The views are breathtaking and the guest house is well maintained and efficiently managed. The breakfast is tasty and well presented from continental to a hot option which was excellent. Security is very good and access is easy to navigate. We would totally recommend this establishment and commend their staff for wonderful service delivery!

March 2020

Allan Y. (Durban)

Verified reviewexcellent

An amazing place, with extraordinary people, with the best breakfast in South Africa!

September 2015

Cecile & Vincent (France)

Verified Host

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  • Host on SA-Venues.com for 16 years

Need to Know

Response time138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome in selected rooms. A cot and high-chair will gladly be provided.

Closest airport(s)Cape Town International - 90km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 11h00

Exceptions to check-in/out times by prior arrangement, please enquire.

Payment methods accepted by the property Paypal, Diners, American Express, Visa, Mastercard, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Host on SA-Venues.com for 16 years

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