Hortensia Lodge Guest House in Hermanus
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  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests10
  • Rooms/Units5
  • Wir SprechenDeutsch

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Hortensia Lodge is one of the highly recommended Hermanus guest houses and provides accommodation in 5 guest rooms for tourists visiting the Cape Overberg region.

About Hortensia Lodge

Hortensia Lodge® is ideally situated near the picturesque Old Harbour. Hortensia Lodge offers spacious and comfortable bedrooms in a quiet area within walking distance of the Hermanus Waterfront featuring shops, boutiques and restaurants. Each morning you will wake to bird song and not be woken up by traffic noise.

Accommodation

Hortensia Lodge, set in secluded gardens with sparkling pool offers 4 spacious double bedrooms - all en-suite - in a quiet upmarket area of town.

All bedrooms have access to the gardens. The 2 large garden rooms (30sqm) have a queen bed and twin bed(s) with a possibility of a sleeper couch for a third person. The rooms in the main house, one with bath the other with shower, have twin and double bed respectively. All rooms have hair dryer, fan heater, coffee tray, radio alarm, wall safe, TV, and of course comfortable beds with fine bed linen.

Facilities

The public rooms are spacious and well appointed. The interior of Hortensia Lodge is spotlessly clean and guests comment favourably on the interior décor. Sumptious breakfasts are served on an elegantly laid table.

The public grounds of Hortensia Lodge are an oasis in the village. Blooming shrubs and manicured lawns with Hortensias (hydrangea hortensis) blooming in profusion are a delight to the senses. Indigenous shrubs attract a variety of birds.

Safe off road parking is available on the property. Smoking is permitted outdoors and children over 14 are welcome. Exceptions are made if younger children are able to swim as the salt water pool is not fenced.

Location

Hortensia Lodge is ideally situated for all those guests who like to get around without using their motor car too often. Golf course, shops, restaurants, the Hermanus Waterfront, the famous cliff-top path along the ocean are all within 500 metres of the Lodge. And so is whale watching (June to November) when the giants of the ocean are plentiful in our Bay.

Your Host

Rolf, the owner of Hortensia Lodge, has a legendary knowledge of South Africa and gladly offers travel advice. Rolf also advises, guides and arranges your itinerary for your stay in Hermanus, so when you leave for your next destination you will leave with wonderful memories of this area.

Attractions & Activities

Activities Rolf will advise on, or arrange for you, include
• Whale watching from the cliff-top path (June to November)
• Swimming in a tidal pool with whales a mere 100 metres away
• Great White Shark Diving Expeditions
• Whale watching boat tours
• Kayaking in Walker Bay
• Beach and mountain walks
• Hiking in Fern Kloof Nature Reserve for which Hermanus is famous especially among botanists
• Paragliding
• Cycle tours in and around Hermanus
• Golf on the 27 hole Hermanus golf course in the centre of our village (founded 100 years ago)
Helicopter trip
• Visits to local vineyards with winetasting and lunch on a wine farm
• Fishing
• Horseriding
• Airport transfers
• Visits to malaria free game reserves in the Eastern Cape.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Dutch
  • German

Rooms & Rates

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

Twin Room

The Twin Room is a spacious and airy room with two single beds and a private bathroom. All rooms have hair dryer, fan heater, coffee tray, radio alarm, wall safe, TV, and of course comfortable beds with fine bed linen.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Clock radio  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

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

Superior Twin Room

This light and airy room leads to a patio in the garden and is furnished with two single beds and a private bathroom with a bathtub with a hand shower. All rooms have hair dryer, fan heater, coffee tray, radio alarm, wall safe, TV, and of course comfortable beds with fine bed linen.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Clock radio  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

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

Double Room

This light and airy room leads to a patio in the colourful garden and is furnished with a double bed and a private bathroom with a shower. All rooms have hair dryer, fan heater, coffee tray, radio alarm, wall safe, TV, and of course comfortable beds with fine bed linen.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Clock radio  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

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

Large Garden Room

This large room has two single beds, a private bathroom and a private entrance with a patio. The room has views of the colourful front and back garden and pool. All rooms have hair dryer, fan heater, coffee tray, radio alarm, wall safe, TV, and of course comfortable beds with fine bed linen.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Clock radio  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

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

Queen room

This large room has a Queen-size bed, a private bathroom and a private entrance with a patio and garden and pool views. All rooms have hair dryer, fan heater, coffee tray, radio alarm, wall safe, TV, and of course comfortable beds with fine bed linen.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Clock radio  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

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

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Guest Reviews

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

Verified reviewvery good

It was a very good stay. The room was clean, bright and friendly and big. The bathroom clean and spacious. The breakfast abundant.

January 2018

Bernhard Heidinger (Werder/Havel Germany)

Verified reviewexcellent

Hortensia Lodge is brilliantly situated, it's only a short walk to town or to the beach. After a day spent at the beach or seeing the many marvels of Hermanus I got back to the comfort of my cozy, bright room at the lodge. The garden is spectacular with all the hortensias, spacious and beautifully kept and the large pool just adds to the pleasure of spending time there. The staff is efficient and helpful. Rolf, the owner is always helpful and extremely knowledgeable about all Hermanus has to offer, be it art galleries or the many beautiful nature spots

March 2011

G.Kwint (Johannesburg)

Need to Know

Child policyChildren aged between 5 and 14 are accommodated, by prior arrangement only.

Closest airport(s)Cape Town International - 110km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h30

Payment methods accepted by the propertyEFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since June 2008

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