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The Whale’s Tale Guesthouse offers a magnificent ocean view, and is conveniently situated between the Hermanus New Harbour and the Town Centre.  It gives our guests easy access to the famous cliff path where you will find magnificent scenery of the ocean meeting the cliffs, various plant species and of course the adventure of seeing a Southern Right Whale during Whale Season.  The cliff path offers a scenic, relaxing walk to the town centre where you will find a variety of restaurants, art galleries, shops and the famous Old Harbour.

The guesthouse consists of 4 beautifully decorated bedrooms, each with air-conditioning, an en-suite bathroom, television with DSTV channels and complimentary WiFi.  Other facilities includes free parking, an outdoors entertainment area and an outdoor swimming pool where our guests can relax on the deck while enjoying the magnificent view of the ocean.

The Whale’s Tale Guest House will enchant you with a tale of a memorable holiday in a beautiful seaside town, where guests stay in luxury and are treated like good friends.

Facilities and Services:
-  Television
-  DStv
-  complimentary Wi-Fi
-  hairdryer
-  safe
-  en-suite bathroom
-  Free Parking
-  Lounge
-  Breakfast Area
-  Outdoor swimming pool

Area Info:

The Hermanus cliff path hugs the coastline and offers a 12km path for walkers and hikers alike. Start near the new harbour and enjoy a visual journey along the beautiful rugged coastline to Grotto beach, this path offers many benches to sit and watch the whales or to enjoy ocean views. The Blue Flag Grotto Beach is well known for its massive stretch of stunning sandy beach and ocean. It is enjoyed by locals and tourists alike and boasts a view of the mountainous areas behind whilst still having a seemingly unending view of the beach. This beach is perfect for swimming, suntanning, games and long, leisurely walks.

Hemel-en-Aarde is widely regarded as one of the most exciting and most beautiful wine areas in South Africa. It is comprised of three “Wine Wards” located behind the historic seaside resort town of Hermanus, surrounded by nature reserves, overlooking Walker Bay.

Attractions:

-  Whale Watching
-  Shark Cage Diving
-  Wine Route
-  Cliff Path
-  Restaurants
-  Art Galleries
-  Boutique Shops

Rooms and Units Available:

Luxury Rooms
Our two Luxury Rooms are situated on the top floor of the guest house. These spacious rooms consist of an en-suite bathroom with shower, flat-screen television with DSTV satellite channels, aircon, safe and coffee/tea making facilities.
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

Sea Facing Suite
The Luxury Seaview Suite has a spacious living room, en-suite bathroom, as well as direct access to the pool. From the lounge area, bedroom and pool deck you have beautiful ocean views. It consists of a TV with satellite TV, coffee station and safe
Sleeps 2 Adults

Superior Room
The Superior Double Room is situated on the ground floor and consists of an en-suite bathroom with shower, flat-screen television with DSTV satellite channels, aircon, safe and coffee/tea making facilities. The room also has a cosy patio.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Elderly
Honeymoon Couples
Airport Shuttle Service
Laundry Service
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Dining room
Garden
Parking (off-street - open)
Wi-Fi
Afrikaans
English
Swimming Pool
No Pets Allowed
Beaches
Nature
Hiking
Fishing
Surfing

Cancellation Policy:

If cancelling 7 days before arrival, forfeit 50% of the booking total.

Terms and Conditions

Cancellation is free of charge until 7 days prior to arrival
Cancellation charge of 50% of the total amount if cancelled within 7 days prior to arrival
No Show:100% Cancellation fee of the full stay

We reserve the right to release non-guaranteed reservations

Check-in from 14:00 at the Hotel Front Desk. Please advise the property if you will arrive after 20:00
Check-out by 10:00
Hermanus Whale’s Tale Guesthouse does not accept any children under the age of 12 Hermanus Whale’s Tale Guesthouse accepts children 12 years and older sleeping on existing bedding
Hermanus Whale’s Tale Guesthouse does not offer additional bedding or baby cots
50% Deposit to be paid to confirm the reservation. Balance to be paid 7 days prior to arrival

Directions:

From Cape Town International Airport, Matroosfontein, Cape Town, 7490 Get on Settlers Way/N2 from Airport Ring Rd and Borcherds Quarry Rd/M22 Head northeast on Freight Rd toward Airport Ring Rd Freight Rd turns slightly right and becomes Airport Ring Rd Slight left onto Tower Rd Turn left to stay on Tower Rd Turn right onto Michigan St Turn left onto Borcherds Quarry Rd/M22 Use the left lane to merge onto Settlers Way/N2 via the ramp to Somerset Follow N2. Take exit 90 from N2 Merge onto Settlers Way/N2 Keep right to continue on N2 Take exit 90 toward R43/Kleinmond/Hermanus Follow R43 to Westcliff Rd in Hermanus Continue onto R43 Turn right onto Albertyn St At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Westcliff Rd Destination will be on the right 86 Westcliff Rd., Hermanus, 7200

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Children Policy


Hermanus Whale’s Tale Guesthouse does not accept any children under the age of 12

Hermanus Whale’s Tale Guesthouse accepts children 12 years and older sleeping on existing bedding

Hermanus Whale’s Tale Guesthouse does not offer additional bedding or baby cots

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  • TGCSA Grading: Tgsa Grading Tgsa Grading Tgsa Grading Tgsa Grading
  • Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast and Guesthouse
  • Malaria Area: No
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM