Baleens Hotel in Hermanus, Cape Overberg
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  • Property TypeHotel
  • Guests54
  • Rooms/Units21

About Baleens Hotel

Baleens is a small, privately owned hotel situated close to Grotto Beach in the picturesque town of Hermanus. Hermanus offers magnificent ocean vistas against a majestic mountain backdrop. Hermanus claims to have the best land based whale watching platform in the world from its elevated cliffs. From as early as May and June the Southern Right Whales can be spotted in Walker Bay, staying until late November.

We are situated six kilometers from the town centre in Voelklip, just one road from the beach and the lagoon. The lagoon is a paradise for bird watchers and flamingos are often seen.

Accommodation

Baleens Hotel has 21 rooms; all double, triple or family. The emphasis is on inexpensive and non frilly accommodation, striving to offer the best possible value for money. All the rooms are ensuite with showers and two have shower and bath. The sea facing rooms have a panoramic wide view of the bay. Children are welcome and we provide cots on request.

The lounge areas are decorated with original artwork and interesting artifacts, mainly of African origin. We encourage a relaxed atmosphere and the guests seem to particularly enjoy the informality offered.

All the rooms have television and cable television is available in the public areas.

Additional Facilities

There is a popular A La Carte restaurant, open in the evenings with a full bar. Many of our patrons elect to spend the day exploring the region and the town, returning to the Hotel in the evening for a drink and dinner. In the morning, the guests often step out for an early walk or run on the beach before breakfast.

Wifi is accessible in the lounges and there is a computer terminal for guests to use free of charge. We recently installed a swimming pool, which is solar heated. On cold evenings, a wood fire crackles in the lounge and in the pub and the atmosphere is most inviting. Guests can enjoy a game of pool.

Breakfast

Breakfast is a freshly prepared simple English breakfast (eggs and bacon), with cereals, yoghurt and a big fresh fruit salad.

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Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

On Site

  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room

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Rooms & Rates

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Deluxe KingTwin, Sea view,bath,shower

Room with king bed / twin, sea facing with balcony, bathroom with bath and shower. Television. New block

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-14 years are allowed; over 14 years treated as adults

Deluxe King Twin, Sea view, shower

King / twin bed, sea facing with balcony, bathroom with shower (no bath).

Qty: 4
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-14 years are allowed; over 14 years treated as adults

Standard King Twin, Sea View, shower

Double room with good sea view - no balcony. Twin beds can be made into King or two single.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-14 years are allowed; over 14 years treated as adults

Standard Double, with Balcony.

Double Room with balcony overlooking pool area. Upstairs or ground flooroor. Balcony. Pool area. Ensuite with shower and toilet. Television and fan in room.

Qty: 3
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-14 years are allowed; over 14 years treated as adults

Standard Double

Double room. Bathroom with shower. Television.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-14 years are allowed; over 14 years treated as adults

Standard Triple, with Balcony

Double room with double and single beds. Balcony

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: from 0-14 years are allowed; over 14 years treated as adults

Standard Triple

Upstairs room with double and single bed. No Balcony. Television. Bathroom with shower.

Qty: 3
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: from 0-14 years are allowed; over 14 years treated as adults

Deluxe Family Room

Upstairs room with double and two single bed. Good sea and mountain views form the balcony. Ensuite with shower.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-14 years are allowed; over 14 years treated as adults

Standard Family Room

Large family room with a double bed and two single beds. One family bathroom with shower.

Qty: 3
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-14 years are allowed; over 14 years treated as adults

Twin ground floor

Twin, downstairs room. Bathroom with shower

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-14 years are allowed; over 14 years treated as adults

Guest Reviews

1 Review from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Most enjoyable stay in a room with a view!

June 2016

Charl van der Merwe (Springs)

Need to Know

Response timeBaleens Hotel typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 90km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyMastercard, Visa, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since March 2012

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