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Brown Jug Guest House

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18 Musson Street Eastcliff, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews self catering guest house home from home her husband us feel so welcome walking distance hosts were lovely private patio penguin colony friendly stay white shark sea front well equipped kitchen place to stay town centre quiet area friendly welcome
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made our decision to stay at Brown Jug due to its position , price and the photos . I can honestly say that the photos did not reflect how spacious and light our apartment was . We had our own secluded outside area as...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Everything was fine the host was very good check in was very easy .Easy to walk everywhere safe Strongly recommend the place . I don't have any complaints at all . Did I say everything was fine no problems

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Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Stephen M
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Excellent, really well decorated reasonably priced. Very comfortable. Very much enjoyed our stay in hermanus and all the better for staying at brown jug. Very welcoming and helpful with a little one in tow too.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Astomanos
Reviewed October 14, 2018

I absolutely love staying at The Brown Jug. I think the first time I stayed there was back in 2012, so by now it really feels like home away from home. Close to the city centre in Hermanus so it is ideal for a weekend...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank PaulvanRam
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Accommodation was beautiful and well maintained an excellent choice, just felt at times the owner was not happy with us by comments made and facial expressions whereas we followed all the rules. That part was not welcoming...

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Jamie-Leigh B
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About
Description
It’s true - accommodation in Hermanus that offers a beach view is plentiful, but there are few that provide the welcoming hospitality and comfort that The Brown Jug Guest House has. Not only are you welcomed More by the owners, Abel and Louise, when you first arrive, but their friendly staff as well as Labradors - Keesha and Tula, and kitties - Squeek and Mikey, are always excited to meet new guests. The Brown Jug is centrally situated in sought-after Eastcliff - a quiet leafy suburb, and is a mere two minute stroll away from the shops, restaurants and seafront where you can enjoy the town’s famous land-based whale watching from the cliff tops. With a pristine garden, comfortable private units, and a sparkling salt water swimming pool, The Brown Jug allows you and your family or group to relax on your private patio or on one of the pool loungers while enjoying the tranquillity of your beautiful surroundings. The Brown Jug’s guest units each sleep between two to four adults and sleeper couches can accommodate a child or two in Units One or Two, with Unit Three being a Studio Room. All the units are individually equipped and each one has a full bathroom, with shower and bath, lounge, dining area, kitchen and comfy plush furniture. Each unit also has a flat screen TV, DSTV and DVD player with free Wi-Fi access – but I doubt you will want to browse on your phone given the variety of activities and places to see that Hermanus has on offer. A short stroll from The Brown Jug will take you to the seafront, the quaint shops and the antique shops that Hermanus is renowned for, and to its fine restaurants for a long lazy lunch overlooking the sea, with the distinct possibility of a whale show. Then there’s the cliff paths, the Marine Tidal pool for a fully energized swim and the Fernkloof Nature Trail with the first of the available walks – The Elephant Walk – a mere 600 meters away. There’s also the Saturday Craft Market where friends (and their pets) meet, and the blue flag beaches that are just five minutes away by car. Mountain bike trails are in abundance and truly magnificent scenery awaits with routes up the valley with clearly marked routes catering to various degrees of expertise. Hike into Fernkloof Nature Reserve or explore the Hemel en Aarde Valley just 6 kilometres away and taste the wines of the region. If you are looking to experience Hermanus from a place catered for families or groups, then The Brown Jug Guest House should be high on your list. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
US$62 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Overstrand > Hermanus
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
US$62 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Overstrand > Hermanus
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Dining (9)
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peggygedling
April 14, 2015|
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Response from brownjug | Property representative |
As far as I am aware the open top red bus operates in the Cape Town area doing tours of the City and surrounds. Hermanus is well worth a visit on its own merits and very easy to navigate. Day tours are readily available
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"All the suites are really lovely."
TheSykes
Mar. 16, 2018
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"All flatlets have their own characters and plusses"
DaleneB19
Jun. 30, 2017
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"Easily accessible for super walks on the cliff paths."
clive120
Apr. 18, 2017
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"Any room is good as per your needs"
wynandv2013
Mar. 29, 2016
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