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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We stayed here for two nights during a 2 week holiday. The location of the hotel is perfect - close to the town for restaurants, and right on the coast to enjoy the coastal path and the whales (or you could just watch the whales from the room...) The suite we had was huge and well equipped, though a safe...

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Harb0urH0useH0tel, Manager at Harbour House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit and feedback provided. We will definitely work with your feedback to add that extra special touch to our restaurant in terms of service and food. I am glad to hear you liked your room , and hope to see you back soon. Elizma Stone Hotel Manager

manchester
Reviewed 26 September 2015

great place to stop for a few nights while looking for the southern right whales. We had a partial sea view room and to be honest if that was a partial sea view I want that everywhere I stay from now on. lovely bed, cleaned regularly and free wi fi. The restaurant was strange as it seemed detached from the...

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Harb0urH0useH0tel, Manager at Harbour House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay, I am glad to hear you enjoyed the rooms. We do have several buildings which consists of our rooms, Harbour Square new wing and Mannor House , and all is open and outdoors. I hope to see you back soon. Elizma Stone Hotel Manger

Hoorn, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Harbour House Hotel is in our top 3 of the best accommodations in South-Africa (which we visited). We booked last minute which gave us a good discount on a huge apartment. The apartment was clean and is equipped with everything you need. The location is perfect, since you can see the whales from the balcony and the restaurants are just...

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Harb0urH0useH0tel, Manager at Harbour House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kevin, WOW thank you for rating us as one of your top 3. We hope to see you back soon! Elizma Stone Hotel Manager

Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

We came to have lunch, ordered two burgers. After waiting for 45 minutes, a couple who ordered the same lunch (approximately 30 minutes after we did) were accidentally given our meal. None of the staff member said anything untill we have mentioned to them that we have noticed their mistake, only then they have confirmed that was the case. Since...

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Harb0urH0useH0tel, Manager at Harbour House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Noa, Thank you for your feedback, it's only with honest feedback that we can better on our service delivery. Please accept my sincerest apologies for the inconvenience caused with the delay in your order. I do hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future to show you true hospitality. Kind Regards Elizma...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

Right at the waterfront. Just steps away from a full ocean view. Harbor House Hotel is right where you want to be when visiting Hermanus. Step outside, cross the road and watch the Southern Right Whales breach right before your eyes. There are some great restaurants within a 50 meter radius. For anytime of day: breakfast, lunch and dinner. The...

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Harb0urH0useH0tel, Manager at Harbour House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit and especialy for your feedback. We do hope to see you back in the near future. Kind Regards Elizma Stone Hotel Manger

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed here in early September and found the location to be really convenient. Service and quality were normally excellent, but on some incidences they really let themselves down. The room service comes very early, at about 8:45 - 9:00 for us. We were rarely out for the day by then and although they usually come back later, this was...

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Harb0urH0useH0tel, General Manager at Harbour House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John, First and foremost thank you for your recent visit and taking the time to complete our guest survey. It is only with honest feedback from our valued guests that we can better our service. I will most definitely investigate the maintenance and housekeeping issues you experienced. Regarding the nespresso pods there is a card by the machine stating...

Mubende
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Great location. Awesome views from the pool deck. If the whales are in the harbour there is no better place in Hermanus to view them. The infinity pool is also a great touch. Book the penthouse and have access to your private pool, great views and just relax and let your stress float away

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Harb0urH0useH0tel, General Manager at Harbour House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elandre, Thank you for your recent visit and taking the time to provide feedback. We do indeed have the best pool in town and I am glad to hear you feel the same. I am looking forward in welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards Elizma Stone Hotel Manager

Stirling
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We stayed here over the Xmas period for two nights. We had travelled from the sister hotel in Camps Bay and was sceptical that the same standard could be maintained but we need not have worried. Whilst we found Harbour House a little less formal the standard was the same. The staff were of the highest calibre and their attention...

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Harb0urH0useH0tel, Manager at Harbour House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dave, Thank you for your recent visit and taking the time to share your experience. I am glad to hear we met your expectations and do hope that we will have the opportunity to see you back in the near future. Kind Regards Elizma Stone Hotel Manager

Redditch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

A stones through from clifftop walk. Very nice room in the new extension. Seems high spec and even had self catering facilities if you need them. Breakfast was good. Service was good. Was very comfortable stopover.

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Harb0urH0useH0tel, General Manager at Harbour House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Thank you for your recent stay. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and that the rooms where comfortable. I am looking forward in welcoming you back soon! Elizma Stone Hotel Manager

Reviewed 8 September 2015

Lovely Hotel right in the heart of Hermanus. Friendly and helpful staff. The rooms is beautiful spacious and very clean with lovely views. Good bathrooms and toiletries. Breakfast is excellent with a view of the whales if you lucky. Defintely the best place to stay in Hermanus. Will be back.

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Harb0urH0useH0tel, General Manager at Harbour House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and especialy your kind words. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and do hope to see you back in the near future. Kind Regards Elizma Stone Hotel Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the heart of the historical village, Harbour House Hotel has been modelled after its original architecture, a thatched roof seaside manor house built in 1920. Being perfectly located above the Old Harbour, the hotel's understated luxury is offset by the soothing surrounds of the ocean. The magnificent Lookout Terrace invites guests to relax around the infinity pool overlooking the ocean and savour a sundowner from the pool bar in the Pavilion. Harbour House Hotel consists of the restored Manor House with intimate Romantic Rooms, all with views, as well as the New Wing with 18 spacious suites, featuring sophisticated modern decor, a kitchenette and lounge leading out onto a private balcony. Guests are afforded luxury at every turn, from 100% fine white cotton bedding to marble and granite finishes. Sleek lines and carefully curated art pieces add to the modern aesthetic of each room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harbour House Hotel

Address: 22 Harbour Road, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: $160 - $341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Harbour House Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Hermanus
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Hermanus
#5 Family Hotel in Hermanus
#6 Luxury Hotel in Hermanus
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