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Von Abercron Residence is a luxury Guesthouse situated directly above The Hermanus Golf Course and adjacent to Fernkloof Nature Reserve with magnificent and panoramic mountain and sea views.

Its only a few minutes to the centre of Hermanus and the best places to watch whales, or to the two main beaches (Grotto Beach & Voelklip Beach).

We offer our guests not only a high standard of comfort, but also a restful enviroment in a quiet, safe and peaceful area. Our guests are invited to use the lovely garden with a saltwater pool and a barbeque under our covered lapa.

Enjoy nature with the sound of birds and unbelievable views, only metres from the superb golf course and mountain trails. Relax and enjoy our house.

You can choose between a large variety of sporting facilities, or go out for whale watching by boat, or try boat-based surface and shark cage viewing.


Known as the "Riviera of the South", Hermanus is situated on the Cape South Coast, a 90-minute drive from Cape Town which takes one through some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country.

Apart from a multitude of leisure activities and natural attractions waiting to be enjoyed, the town has a wide range of restaurants and shop.

Hermanus offers the best land based whale watching in the world.

In the Fernkloof Nature Reserve there are magnificent walks through its fynbos kingdom. Or, you can stroll on the 16 km long Grotto Beach - a Blue Flag Status beach - without seeing anybody or along the 12 km long scenic cliff path with fantastic points for whale watching.

There's also a great range of sporting facilities for you to enjoy. Parasailing, shark diving, wave- and bodyboarding, windsurfing, mountain biking, or playing golf at the Hermanus Golf Course or at Arabella Estate and using their spa and beauty facilities for relaxing.

Rooms and Units Available:

Double Rooms (2)
With a separate verandah enjoying the nature, mountains and the garden

Suite (1)
With balcony enjoying the sea and the golf course and sleeps 2-3 people

Unit (1)
With separate terrace, enjoy the garden view and watch birds when they take a bath and sleeps 2-3 people

Blue Ocean Suite
With balcony enjoying the views of the sea and golf course
Sleeps 3 Adults

Rose Garden Unit
With separate terrace, enjoy the garden view and watch birds when they take a bath
Sleeps 3 Adults

Sunset Garden Double Room
With a separate verandah enjoying the nature, mountains and the garden
Sleeps 2 Adults

Tuscan Room
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Honeymoon Couples
Internet Access
Other Language
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

0 - 14 days no deposit refund
14 - 21 days 75% of deposit refund
21 - 30 days 50 % of deposit refund

Latest Reviews

It was a very pleasant and nicfe stay at Abercron B&B. I enjoyed it a lot and the owner, Petra, is more then friendly and pleasant. Definitely be back!!!

Cindy Kloss Jun 2013


From Cape Town:
Take the N2 from Cape Town towards George.
Pass over Sir Lowry`s Pass. Drive straight.
After passing over the Houw Hoek Pass turn off to Hermanus R43 to your left. Drive past Hawston, Vermont, Onrus and Sandbaai. When entering Hermanus via the Main Road, past first set of traffic lights and keep straight.
At the second set of traffic lights the road will force you left, follow it and keep straight.
You will then come to a four-way stop street, cross over it and keep straight.
Drive for at least 1km until you see Shell garage and Spar on your left side.
Turn left at the road directly after Shell garage.
Follow this meandering road and turn right at the first road where it is possible to do so.
You are now in Fernkloof Drive.
Keep in this meandering road until you go over a hill and see a small brown sign on the left side displaying: Von Abercron Residence. Turn left, you are now facing Von Abercron Residence, 75 Fernkloof Drive.

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