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Melkbosstrand, South Africa
Reviewed 23 September 2016

On the Cliff guest house has remained the "undisputed best of the best " Guesthouse in Hermanus for many years now. I first visited there probably 10 years ago, and have been back occasionally over the last few years. It was beautiful then, and it's beautiful now. The staff are wonderful. The views are breathtaking, the rooms are elegant and...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We stayed for 2 nights in August hoping to see the whales which we unfortunately did not see. However, we ended up really enjoyed our stay at this hotel. We love the ocean view from our room. The room itself is very comfortable and services are good too. The location is about 10 minutes walk to town which you can...

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A couple of hours and a stunning coastal drive from Cape Town, Hermanus is a perfect destination for wine-tasting and whale-watching. And On The Cliff Guest House is a great place to base yourself. It is about a 20 minute walk from the town centre - we walked it for dinner both nights. Our party of 8 took 4 rooms,...

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1Thank Richard C
Germany
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We had only one night but it was a nice stay with friendly people. The hotel is located on the cliffs (the name describes it perfect) with a nice view over the bay for whale watching including sunrise.

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

My friend and I stayed here for 2 nights mid-July. Originally we only planned for one night but after careful re-consideration of our journey, we decided to base ourselves in Hermanus for another night as there were plenty of places within short driving distance that were worth exploring. Charmaine, the host, was very flexible and accommodating, and immediately sorted something...

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L'Agulhas, South Africa
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We celebrated our anniversary and stayed at this luxurious guest house for 2 nights. The honeymoon suite has the ultimate luxury of space - with a large lounge and a window in the bath with the most stunning views. There is absolutely nothing negative to say about this gorgeous place - stunning seaviews, very friendly owners and beautiful decor. Very...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 14 June 2016

What a wonderful time. The service is warm and friendly. We felt very much at home. The lodge is gorgeous with beautiful rooms. The breakfast was delicious. Will definitely be back. Thank you for making our stay memorable.

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Cape Town
Reviewed 8 May 2016

This is one of the best guest-houses I have stayed in. The attention to detail is excellent - everywhere one can see Charmaine's input. The linen is exquisite. The view is the most relaxing part of this stay. Beautiful gardens and proffessional service. Well done - worth staying in this guesthouse.

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Waterville, Ireland
Reviewed 2 May 2016

On the Cliff is a delightful, sparkling clean,seaview,home with free bikes, easy walk/ride into village ,gorgeous cliff walks ,and delicious breakfasts! Hosts Charmaine and Hylton will take you into their care and provide a quiet ,peaceful, beautifully furnished suite with private patios overlooking the sea and cliff walk. I had an amazing visit with them and can't wait to return!...

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Luxurious accommodation with 2 sea-facing front balconies, adjoining lounge and upstairs honesty bar, comfortable pool area and exquisite breakfast. Very friendly and personal service by owners. Secure parking.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Seafront luxury guest house with sea views from all rooms. Sauna, heated pool, pub, gym, guest lounges, bicycles and more. Situated with the cliff paths directly in front of the house and beautiful views of the whales in season from your room. Shark cage diving, whale viewing, diving, horse riding, fantastic beaches and lots more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about On the Cliff Guest House

Address: 42 Westcliff Road | Westcliff, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: $182 - $277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — On the Cliff Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Ask for a sea facing room on the first floor”
 of 5 bubbles domih898, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“First floor probably has better views”
 of 5 bubbles LambertCheshire, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Sea view amazing”
 of 5 bubbles MartineI204, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Honeymoon suite ticks all the boxes and more”
 of 5 bubbles bluebay75, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are sea facing.”
 of 5 bubbles Jan8134, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
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