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  • TGCSA Grading: TGCSA 3 Star
  • Accommodation Type: Guesthouse
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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.

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

Baleens is a Guesthouse in Hermanus Western Cape South Africa

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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Rooms and Units Available at Baleens

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.

Latest Reviews
Excellent, will definitely be going back next year.
Lee Hope Nov 2010
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