Cheap Hotels in Hermanus
Sandbaai Country House offers individually decorated rooms with views of Walker Bay or the Hottentots-Holland Mountains. Its outdoor pool is surrounded by sun-loungers. The bright and colourful rooms at Sandbaai are decorated with Victorian-style furniture. Each room has a satellite TV and a tea/coffee maker. All have a private bathroom, some with a free-standing tub. A freshly prepared breakfast is served daily. Dinner, lunches, and picnics can be arranged on request. Guests can also enjoy a variety of drinks in the lounge or on the shaded terrace. Guests can hike along the whale-watching trails or enjoy a wine tasting, just 2 km away. Free private parking is available at Sandbaai.
In Hermanus (Eastcliff)
Featuring a saltwater pool with sun terrace, Anchor’s Rest is in seaside Hermanus. Whales can be viewed in season from the cliffs 150 metres away. All rooms have a patio with barbecue. The spacious rooms have light décor and a satellite TV with DVD player. Each has a private entrance in the garden and one overlooks the mountains. The kitchenette offers a microwave and fridge and kitchenware is provided. A healthy breakfast can be taken daily on the patio or in the room. There are a few places to eat in the New Harbour, 10 minutes’ walk away. Many bars and restaurants are found in the Old Harbour, 5 minutes away by car. Hermanus Golf Course and the Blue Flag Grotto Beach are both under 8 km from Anchor’s Rest Guest House. Free parking is available on site and a shuttle can be arranged to Cape Town International Airport, 107 km away.
In Hermanus (Eastcliff)
Just 300 metres from the oceanfront, the 4-star Nautilus Guest House is a thatched residence with a seasonal outdoor pool and stylish rooms. Its staff can arrange whale watching and shark-cage diving. All rooms at the Nautilus Guest House have deep-soaking bath tubs and are elegantly decorated featuring dark wood furniture and carpeted floors. Some rooms come with private balconies. Guests can enjoy a leisurely walk along the cliff path to Hermanus village and its old harbour. The hotel’s pool area is fitted with elegant loungers. The property also has a communal hot tub. Nautilus Guest House is located less than a 10-minute drive from the Fernkloof Nature Reserve. Cape Town is 1 hour and 30 minutes’ drive away.
This hotel is within easy walking distance, 300 metres, of the business centre, pubs and restaurants in Hermanus and less than a 10 minute walk from the town’s old harbour. From the harbour, you can watch the whales frolicking at close range; Hermanus is the perfect place for whale watching, as well as for diving, with sharks, and other activities. The area is ideal for bird watching and features beautiful natural environments which include various flora and fauna. There are also several golf courses within close proximity to the hotel. However the hotel offers a hypoallergenic outdoor swimming pool within an attractive courtyard, surrounded by an attractive sheltered walkway. The pool area is conveniently accessible from all of the rooms.
Near Whale Coast Mall
In Hermanus (Hermanus City-Centre)
By the ocean
Situated in Hermanus, this 4-star guest house offers modern rooms overlooking the garden, the mountains or the sea. Bamboo Guest House features an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi. Just a step away from the famous Hermanus Cliff Paths, Bamboo has elegantly decorated rooms with hand crafted bamboo furniture. All rooms have a flat-screen satellite TV, a seating area and a work desk. Guests can relax in the landscaped garden, or in the pool area with a custom built bar. You can also choose from a variety of activities in the surrounding area, including whale watching, shark cave diving and hiking. The property is moments away from Hermanus town centre and the beaches. The 27 hole Hermanus Golf Club is also within walking distance from the property.
In Hermanus (Westcliff)
Set between 2 of Hermanus's best swimming beaches, Birkenhead House offers luxury accommodation in individually decorated suites. This premium hotel is short drive from the Hemel-en-Arde Valley where guests can visit top class wine estates. Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and is equipped with a flat-screen TV and DVD player. Some units include a seating area for your convenience. Certain rooms have views of the sea or mountains. The rooms include a private bathroom fitted with a bath and shower. The hotel features free WiFi throughout the property. Enjoy lunch and a selection of wines on the patio while taking in the best views of the Atlantic Ocean, and spot some whales during whale season. There is also a spa and 2 swimming pools at the hotel. Your stay includes all meals, local beverages, snacks, a full mini-bar, laundry and transfers to and from Hermanus town centre. Village Square is 3.6 km from Birkenhead House, while Hamilton Russel Vineyards is 5 km away. Cape Town International Airport is 80 km from the property.
Hotels in Hermanus
Lying on the breath-taking Western Cape, bordered by lovely mountain scenery and an ocean brimming with spectacular sea-life, Hermanus is a dream destination for any traveller seeking a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
A number of Hermanus hotels in the area offer affordable accommodation and provide local knowledge along with meeting all your needs and requirements.
Among the best places anywhere in the world for whale and shark watching, Hermanus offers opportunities to get up close to some of Earth's fiercest and most majestic species. Every year, Southern Right whales migrate from the icy feeding grounds off Antarctica to the warmer coastal waters of Hermanus. If you are keen to experience the raw power and elegant acrobatics of these giants of the deep, then Hermanus is the place for an encounter of a lifetime.
Shark viewing is also popular for the more adventurous (or fool-hardy) traveller. Shark cage boats offer great deals and operate a few kilometres off the coast through â€˜Shark Alley', home of the ocean's apex predator, the Great White Shark.
For a more genteel but no less rewarding experience, Hermanus is considered the best place in the world for land-based whale viewing. Take a scenic stroll over the rocks, cliff paths and vantage points to enjoy one of nature's greatest sites as the sea teems with migrating whale pods.
The Old Harbour museum details the history of the area as a harbour dedicated to fishing, whaling and commerce. Whale hunting has long been replaced by an appreciation of the great mammal's connection to the area and its continued survival. Be on the lookout for the Whale Crier, a much loved tradition in the town. Whenever a whale is spotted, the flamboyantly arrayed crier blows his horn and notifies tourists of the spectacular show about to take place.
The Wine Route is a popular journey for connoisseurs and casual drinkers alike. Take in the beautiful surroundings whilst enjoying great food and the region's glorious wines. The route is also a fantastic way to sample the best of South African culture and its warm hospitality.
The nearby Fernkloof Nature Reserve is a unique landscape where you'll find more species living in close proximity than anywhere else on Earth. The superb views from the summit of the mountains are equally hard to beat, with commanding vistas of the beach and ocean.
Other activities to indulge your adventurous spirit include paragliding, horse riding, kayaking, scuba diving and zip-lining. With so many life-affirming moments to be had in Hermanus, you'll be sure to cherish this unforgettable and enchanting part of the world for many years to come.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Hermanus
What are the most booked hotels in Hermanus?Arabella Hotel Golf & Spa, Anchor's Rest and 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse are some of the popular hotels in Hermanus.
What is the lowest price for a double room in Hermanus?The cheapest price for a double room in Hermanus is £35, offered by Sandbaai Country House.
If I want to stay in the center of Hermanus, which hotels shall I consider?The best hotels near the center of Hermanus are Baleia Guest Lodge, Nautilus Guest House and Auberge Provence.
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