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Baleens is situated one road from the beach in Voelklip, Hermanus and is an easy walk to the beautiful Blue Flag Grotto Beach, the beach stretches for more than 20 kilometers.

The Hermanus lagoon meets the sea in front of the hotel and the birdlife is spectacular. Behind the hotel rise the majestic Klein River Mountains and the Fernkloof Nature Reserve.

We offer the ideal spot to relax in a casual but comfortable atmosphere. Baleens has recently achieved a three star grading making it one of the best value for money Guesthouses in town.

Baleens Hotel enjoys a fabulous location within sight of the beach and the Klein Riviersvlei lagoon. Leave your shoes in the room and go down to the beach (only 90 meters away) to marvel at the birdlife living in the river mouth.


Walk by the edge of the breaking waves of Walker Bay as far as you like along the beautiful and undeveloped stretch of coast to Gansbaai. Take a ride on horseback along the sands, an unforgettable experience.

The bathing facilities of Grotto Beach, a Blue Flag beach, are a ten minute stroll along the sands or the bush paths. Whale watching June - November. Shark diving all year round. Mountain walks. Cliff paths. Beautiful beaches. Kayaking, horseriding,golf, cycling.

Rooms and Units Available:

Baleens is privately owned, and the management strive to offer friendly and personal service to their guests. We have 22 rooms, all ensuite with showers, seven with sea facing balconies and four with mountan views.

We welcome groups. All rooms are comfortable and informal - catering for those travellers who expect good, clean and comfortable accommodation without paying the "luxury" rate.

Deluxe Family Room, Sea view balcony
Upstairs room with double and two single beds. Sea and mountain views form the balcony. Ensuite with shower.
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

Deluxe King\Twin, Sea view, Balcony
Room with king/twin bed, sea facing with balcony, bathroom with bath and shower. Television. New block
Amount of similar units: 6
Sleeps 2 Adults

Double Room
Double room, mountain view. Bathroom with shower. Television.
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

Double room, with Balcony.
Double Room with balcony/patio overlooking pool area, mountain views. Upstairs or ground floor. Pool area. Ensuite with shower bathroom. Television and fan in room.
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

Family Room
Large family room with a double bed and two single beds. One family bathroom with shower en-suite. Situated on ground floor with no specific views
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

Triple Room
Room with double and single bed. No Balcony. Mountain view.Television. En-suite bathroom with shower.
Amount of similar units: 5
Sleeps 2 Adults

Triple room, with Balcony/patio
Triple room with one double and a single bed. Balcony/patio with mountain view.Upstairs or ground floor. En-suite shower bathroom
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Fireplace on the Premises
Parking (off-street - covered)
Other Language
Horse Riding
Mini Golf
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

Deposit not refundable if cancelled within 7 days of arrival.
50% of deposit refunded for all other cancellations


Arriving from Cape Town:
- Travel through the town following the signs to Gansbaai/Stanford. Along main Road with the ocean on your right, through the traffic circle and onto 10th street.

- All the way to the end of 310 10th Street (corner 17th Avenue). Arriving from Stanford: Take the first road to the left (17th Avenue) and turn right into 10th Street. 310 10th street.

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