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Paris, France
Reviewed 1 week ago

Siuated in a large house the private appartment is quiet, well equipped and pleasant. If you like sitting outside it's possible and a barbecue is there to invite you ! The kitchen is welle equipped enb bed very large and comfortable. Shops are down the road within a walking distance .A place to stay at more than one night!

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brownjug, Owner at Brown Jug Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Myriam Thank you for your positive comments. It was a pleasure to host you and you never know, we may see each other in Paris. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday, and you are so right. Hermanus is more than a one night destination.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Home away from home. Beautifully decorated with quality furnishings. The interior decorator deserves a gold star! Nothing is too much trouble for the owners who go the extra mile to ensure you have a wonderful stay. I highly recommend this place and i will be back again. True quality that is a rare find these days.

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brownjug, Owner at Brown Jug Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive response. I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to have you back again really soon. I appreciate your compliment, it made my day.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at a 2 bedroom self catering apartment, it's so homely, clean, the rooms are quite spacious. The owners are very friendly. It is just a walk to the beach and other amenities. We had a fantastic time, we will go back.

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brownjug, Owner at Brown Jug Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much Bulelwa. I hope we see you and Melikaya soon, a weekend in Hermanus is far too short. There is so much more to see and discover. Thank you for taking the time to review us, it is really appreciated. Hope the package arrives soon

Recife, Brazil
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Excelent Apartment, with a good kitchen, good room and a big living room. The apartment is close to the city centre, shops and restaurants. The owners are very friendly and help you with everything you need. The internet WIFI is also very good.

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brownjug, Owner at Brown Jug Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Cleber, and I hope you and your family are safely back home. We value your response and your experience during your stay with us. We have just had new undercounter ovens and hobs installed in two of our units, and as you mention these kitchens are truly well stocked with upmarket appliances.

Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We were able to check in despite arriving late in Hermanus. The apartment is very spacious, and feels like a home away from home. Everything was very well-organized and we had a good night's rest at the Brown Jug Guest House. Its location is also within walking distance to the city centre and the eateries, and seemed safe enough to...

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brownjug, Manager at Brown Jug Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on your experience at the Brown Jug. Our location is most likely one of the big positives as just about everything is within walking distance. Safety is of paramount importance and walking in Eastcliff is a huge bonus. Thank you for staying with us and hope to see you again soon

Bruges, Belgium
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We had an excellent, comfortable stay at this guesthouse (we stayed in the studio). The studio was everything we wanted. Quiet, spacious and very private with own patio. Very friendly couple. Lovely friendly dogs We come back!!!

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brownjug, Owner at Brown Jug Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Brown Jug. Our location is a huge plus factor and when choosing accommodation that is of paramount importance. We, along with our pets, try to make each experience a unique one and ensure a positive and lasting impression of our town as well as our guest house. We try to ensure a personal...

County Meath, Ireland
Reviewed 18 November 2016

This guest house is in a perfect location, central and safe and walkable to everywhere. Lovely rooms and pool area - really recommend for families as a self catering option. I would definitely re-book if going back to Hermanus.

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brownjug, Owner at Brown Jug Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Emma Really pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Location is really important when you are on holiday and we are really proud of the fact that our location is of the best in Hermanus. Close to the CBD, restaurants, cliff paths, nature trails, but most importantly in a really quiet area. Best of both worlds....hope we see...

VROUWENAKKER
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We booked a 2 pers. deluxe studio appartment, which was very good. You also had a nice place to sit outside and the beach was on walking distance. we also saw a whale in the bay, what made our dream come true

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brownjug, Owner at Brown Jug Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your response. Each of our units has its own dedicated outdoor area which is private, pleased you experienced this positively. Do hope we can welcome you again soon

Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 31 October 2016

It was a one night stay but it was very comfortable, clean, neat and tidy. The team was very friendly and helpful, and very welcoming. It was easy to book, easy to find , easy to pay, an overall pleasant experience.

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brownjug, Owner at Brown Jug Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Wendy. One night is never enough in Hermanus, and I hope we have the pleasure of hosting you in the near future. There is so much to discover in Hermanus, and because of our location you get to walk everywhere. A Huge Bonus

Bochum, Germany
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were a family of 4 persons. The rooms are perfect in size, very nice pleasant and clean with a great pool in a great location for us. Louise and her husband were extremely nice and helpful. If we come again to Hermanus, then guaranteed here again!

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brownjug, Front Office Manager at Brown Jug Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you. Our guest house prides itself on the fact that we cater to many options and have a unit suitable to suit most people. Family, friends, business whatever your need, we will endevour to make the experience unique

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience home from home hospitality first hand at The Brown Jug Guest House. Choose from three well appointed units, all tastefully and lovingly decorated with fine attention to detail. The Brown Jug offers quality superior accommodation and is centrally located, within a three minute walk from the whale watching cliff tops, restaurants, village and shopping centre. Set on a double stand in a tranquil park like garden with sparkling salt water pool where one can relax, rejuvenate and enjoy the fine hospitality we have to offer. Secure on site parking provides peace of mind so leave your car at the guest house and enjoy the short stroll to the village.What defines The Brown Jug is the fact that most attractions and activities are within a 5km radius but most are closer.Within a 1km radius is the magnificent 27 hole Hermanus Golf Course, Fernkloof Nature Reserve with its magnitude of species of fynbos, the pristine Blue Flag Grotto Beach where one can tackle the 18km seaside walk to De Kelders and most important just a stones throw from the CBD and nearest shopping centre. Take a leisurely stroll around the corner to the village and take in the magnificent view of Walker Bay, with the whales frolicking in the background whilst enjoying an extended midday lunch at one of the many superb restaurants on the seafront. Just a short stroll back to the Brown Jug is all that is required where an inviting relaxing afternoon awaits on the pool loungers beside our sparkling salt water pool.In the summer months the barbecue patios provide the ideal setting for an evening drink and watching the sun set behind Hoy's Koppie. Whilst many enjoy to self cater we encourage our guests to treat themselves to A BROWN JUG breakfast we have become so well known for.• Three blocks from sea, village and whale watching paths and • One block from the CBD• Close to golf course • Swimming pool on premises • Under cover on site parking • Private entrances • TV in all units • Non-smoking rooms, but there are designated smoking areas • 4km from nearest swimming beach • Three blocks from sea water tidal pool • Barbecue facilities ... more   less 

Additional Information about Brown Jug Guest House

Address: 18 Musson Street | Eastcliff, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: $86 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Brown Jug Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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