The Potting Shed Guest House - The beautiful seaside town of Hermanus is only an hour and a half away from Cape Town and offers a wide range of activities.
Apart from wonderful hospitality and beautiful views, Hermanus has scenic mountain walks, delicious wine tasting, craft markets, fantastic whale watching and one of only two Blue Flag beaches in the Western Cape.
Hermanus is the perfect spot to holiday all year round. Idyllic sunny days in summer, mild misty winters, crisp and colorful autumns and a spectacular Spring!
Our guest house is situated just off Main Road within easy walking distance to the shops, restaurants and sea, where you can watch the whales between June and November. Self catering apartments are at Whale Rock (3km from town and guest house).
Ideal location for shark/whale trips, golfers, walkers, wine estates, mountains, nature reserve and a fantastic “blue flag” beach that stretches for miles.
Guest facilities at The Potting Shed Guest House include:
- Lounge with DSTV
- Internet connection/Wireless
- Barbeque Typical South African traditional BBQ “braai”.
- Fenced-off swimming pool
- Wooden sun loungers
- A full English breakfast is offered.
Accommodation at The Potting Shed Guest House:
We can accommodate up to 32 guests in 3 standard rooms and 2 deluxe rooms, and an upstairs studio room with mountain view, and sea facing apartments (3kms from the guest house). All guest house rooms are en-suite, have tea/coffee making facilities, satellite TV, free wi-fi, safety deposit box, overhead fans, wall heaters, pool towels. and full DSTV package in lounge room.
Room facilities include:
- Free Wi-Fi
- Satellite TV
- Safety deposit box
- En-suite shower room
- Tea and coffee making facilities;
- Overhead fans
- Wall Heaters
- Hairdryers provided
Potting Shed Self Catering
Apartments are at Whale Rock Estate - a complex with 24 hour security
All check-ins are the Guest House in Albertyn Street.
Sea facing lounge, stoep and double bedroom
Bathroom with bath & shower.
Sleeping space for up to maximum of 4 people.
Double bedded & twin bedded room, 2 sleeper couches in lounge.
Bed linen provided
DSTV (compact package)
Weber braai in stoep
Outside braai area at pool
Access, free of charge to squash court & swimming pool
Parking bay for each unit
Walkway to sea approx 80 metres from patio.
1 km to new harbour and 2 seafood restaurants
3 km to town centre
5 km to Hermanus Golf course
All apartments are identical in size, just vary slightly in decor.
Standard Rooms: En Suite shower, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer, overhead fan, wall heater. No children under 12 years of age.
Deluxe Rooms are more spacious than standard rooms: King Size bed and day bed/couch, outside patio area with BBQ/braai, fridge, En Suite shower, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer, overhead fan, wall heater. No children under 12 years of age.
Studio Room: Access via a private staircase, private deck with sun loungers, mountain view and gas braai/BBQ, double bed, bathroom with bath and shower, kitchenette with microwave/grill, (no oven),fridge, full DSTV, free Wi-Fi. No children under 12 years of age.
Sea facing apartments are 3kms from guest house & town centre. All check ins are at our guest house in Albertyn Street. Apartments are identical in size - only vary in decor slightly. Each has a double bedded room, twin bedded room and day bed in lounge. Kitchen equipped with washing machine, oven, fridge, microwave etc. Linen, towels and cooking utensils provided. Bathroom with bath & shower, DSTV (Compact Package), NO wi-fi, squash court on site and shared pool, walkway to rocky beach. Children of ages are welcome at our apartments.
All outdoor activities are within 10km of our establishment.
Whale Watching, Bird Watching, Hiking, wine estates, Eco-Quad Nature Trails, Marine Wildlife Experience, Golf, Hang-gliding, Paragliding, 4x4 trails, Horse Riding, Cycling, Beaches, Fishing, Fly-Fishing, Scuba Diving, Sailing, Boating, Canoeing, Shark cage diving 40 minutes away. Penguins 40 minutes away.
Standard room with en-suite shower room, Flat screen DSTV, free wi-fi, tea/coffee making facility, wall heater, ceiling fan, safety deposit box and hairdryer. This room has a “No under 12” policy. PLEASE NOTE: NO CHECK IN/OUT ON THE 25th DECEMBER.
- Follow the N2 from Cape Town onto the R43 towards Hermanus.
- The R43 will become Main Road.
- From the Gateway Shopping on Main Road, on the right hand side.
- At the robot continue straight along Main Road.
- Turn left at the 4th street into Albertyn Street.
- 3rd house on the Right.
- From the opposite direction coming from the Garden Route on the N2.
- Follow the road 10km from Riviersonderend
- Turn left onto the R326
- Continue until T-Junction at Stanford.
- Turn right onto the R43
- Continue all the way through the town of Hermanus to the Police Station.
- 2nd street to the right after the Police Station is Albertyn Street, Northcliff