• TGCSA Grading: TGCSA 4 Star
  • Accommodation Type: Self-Catering, Holiday Resort and Hotel
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The Whale Coast Hotel offers elegant self-catering accommodation of awarded 4 star status to both the leisure and corporate visitor to Hermanus, Western Cape. The apartments are fully equipped for a stay in unrivalled luxury. Included in the range of services are conference facilities and various arrangements can be organized by our Tourist Desk to explore the many activities within the Hermanus and its surrounding Overberg Towns.

The luxuriously appointed Whale Coast Hotel is located centrally to the town of Hermanus, Western Cape and affords the visitor the ultimate Cape Whale Coast experience. Local Restaurants, boutiques, coffee shops, bistros and exciting outdoor activities are in close proximity. The Whale Coast Hotel is conveniently situated in a shopping mall offering the incomparable comfort to have everyday commodities just around the corner.

Its central location allows indulging oneself in the beautiful coastal town and exploring the scenic beauty and many adventures it has to offer.

Accommodation at Whale Coast Hotel:
Our fully equipped self-catering apartments offer unrivalled luxury and are built in a state-of-an-art maisonette style allowing for a pleasant apportionment into a living area downstairs and a sleeping area on the upper floor.
The living area includes a first -class open plan kitchen with modern appliances to ensure the best comfort during your stay. The cosy lounge and the adjacent dining area invite for relaxing moments and lead onto a furnished patio with a fire-place to celebrate famous South African braais. You will enjoy the beautiful view from one of our apartments on the Overberg Mountains surrounding the Walker Bay.The bedrooms are situated upstairs.

The 14 self-catering apartments boast either 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms right in the center of Hermanus. All designer-chic apartments are non-smoking areas and distinctively decorated in cool contemporary colors and furnishings.
The following standard features and services are available in all self-catering apartments:
2 complimentary bottles of water in the apartment upon arrival
A fully equipped kitchen with exclusive granite finishes includes dishwasher, fridge, freezer, oven and hob
A spacious furnished patio with BBQ facilities
The master bedroom has access to an en-suite bathroom including heated towel rails and a private small balcony
A second bathroom is available for the additional bedroom(s)
Complimentary toiletries by Aloe Vera
Private safe for valuables
43 LED flat screen TV with Surround Sound and selected DSTV channels
CD / DVD player
Complimentary WiFi
Complimentary secure underground parking
Beach towels (deposit required)
Apartments are serviced daily


Flanked by beautiful white beaches, watched over by magnificent mountains of the Overberg area, Hermanus in South Africa hugs the seafront of Walker Bay on the Atlantic Ocean. Home to no less than three Blue Flag Beaches being Grotto, Hawston and Kleinmond, guests can enjoy endless stretches of spectacular beaches and breathtaking scenery of the nearby nature reserve, while enjoying our 4 star luxury accommodation.

Visitors to Hermanus are spoilt for choice when it comes to fine restaurants and culinary delights with fresh seafood, sushi and fine local wines readily available, on top of the selection already available at our guest house. Another major attraction to Hermanus is the fact that it is home to an amazing collection of art galleries and many well-known South African artists are located throughout Hermanus. Even though Hermanus has grown rapidly during the past decade offering up market shops, fine restaurants and luxury Hermanus accommodation options, the town has retained its traditional village charm from a bygone era.

The city is internationally known as the home of the Southern Right Whale, which can easily be observed from June to December. The peak viewing times for these amazing giants of the sea is August - November. The whales begin to migrate from Antarctica in late April, taking up to approximately 8 weeks to arrive in Walker Bay, Hermanus.

Cancellation Policy:
Standard Season
16th January 2014- 14th December 2014
Standard Season:
- 100% deposit to be paid 7 days prior to arrival
- Cancellation is free of charge until 12 PM, 7 days prior to arrival
- Cancellation charge of first night only
- No Show:100% Cancellation fee of 1st night only
- The hotel reserves the right to release non-guaranteed reservations

Peak Season
6th August-10th August 2014
3rd October-6th October 2014
15th December 2014- 15th January 2015
Peak Season:
- 50% deposit to be paid 14 days after receiving booking confirmation
- Balance of payment within 30 days prior to arrival
- Cancellation is free of charge until 12 PM, 30 days prior to arrival
- Cancellation charge of 50% if cancelled within 30 days prior to arrival
- No Show:100% Cancellation fee of full stay
- The hotel reserves the right to release non-guaranteed reservations
Facilities & Services available:
Children under 12 years
Honeymoon Couples
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Special Meals on Request
Conference facilities
Wine Tasting
Team Building
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Cots available
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - covered)
Tourism Information Desk
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
DVD and/or VCR
Hiking / Walking Trails

Whale Coast Hotel is a Self-Catering, Holiday Resort and Hotel in Hermanus Western Cape South Africa

From Cape Town International Airport, follow the N2 (east) in the direction of Somerset West.
Proceed along the N2 all the way over Sir Lowry's Pass, through the Elgin/Grabouw area and down Houwhoek Pass.
At the bottom of Houwhoek Pass you will encounter the Hermanus / Botriver / R43 turnoff to the left.
Take this turnoff and continue along the R43 all the way to Hermanus past Kleinmond, Fisherhaven, Vermont, Onrus and Sandbaai.
Upon entering Hermanus, from the Cape Town side continue along the main road past the Pick 'n Pay on your left, past the 3-phase traffic lights, keep left, continue until you see the Marine Hotel on your right hand side. Turn left at the traffic circle and left into the Checkers Centre. You can also park under-ground.

The hotel is situated above the Checkers Shopping Centre and the hotel reception entrance is adjacent to the main entrance of the shopping centre.

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