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Spijkenisse, The Netherlands
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99 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this little gem in 2013 and always wanted to come back to hermanus. It still is as it was before, a little on the outskirts of the city but great for walking the coastpath towards the center and back. Perfectly clean and well kept with great advise from the owners if needed. they will book anything you need.... More 

Thank josenjannie
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
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64 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful setting.it is 5-10 Mins from Hermanus town centre. Lovely view from our room looking over Mountain. Very spacious rooms some with baths and some are shower only. Very helpful staff and owners

Thank julie4240
Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We couldn't have asked for a more beautiful room or view! Thank you so much for your hospitality and kindness! We so enjoyed our time and would definitely stay again! Breakfast was delicious - everything you could have wanted. Lovely mountain and ocean views from the sunbird room! An easy walk down to the beach and a quick drive into... More 

Thank Kirsty M
Perth, Australia
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54 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We required certain type of accommodation with disabilities access for my aging mother in law, so restricted our search to that on our filter. What a very pleasant surprise to find this lovely accommodation. The rooms are super cleamn with crisp bedding.. wonderful pillows and a very comfortable bed. We booked the owl room for the mother, and she was... More 

Thank CharHugh
Hermanus, South Africa
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87 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Lovely place, lovely staff and terrific breakfasts. We stayed in the Sugarbird room and loved it. The bedroom was very large and had a lovely ensuite. The bed was extremely comfortable, there wer tea and coffee making facilities and a fridge. The ensuite had both a bath and a corner shower enclosure. Lovely white towels and plenty of shower gel,... More 

Thank raegladwin
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We were very welcome at the Francolinhof Guest house in Hermanus The room was very spacious and very clean. Breakfast is very nice. The view from the guesthouse beautiful. Thank you very much We will be back! NB. We would have appreciated detailed directions to get to the Guesthouse

Thank OSLO10
Vienna, Austria
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22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

We spent one night during our tour and were overwhellmed by the nice receipt. A charming lady showed us our room, explained the most important things, did the reservation for dinner and prepared coffee for us. Our room including terrace offered a great view over the coastline. It was very large, well equipped (including interesting books about South Africa), s... More 

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Niederanven, Luxembourg
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56 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

The Hotel is located in a quiet side street ca 5-10 min driving from Hermanus Center. The room was big, comfortable and well equipped with everything required to feel good. Big and nice bathroom. We had dinner in the City (no dining possibility in the guesthouse). Very good breakfast with varied fresh and good tasting food. Nothing negative can be... More 

Thank Uli_F457
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2015

We spent 3 nights at the francolinhof, the surroundig is breathtaking, it´s an easy walk to reach the cliff path, the house is beautiful and charming. We had a room with a king size bed and they put a camp bed and a mattress for the kids. Unfortunately the owners were on holliday so we cant´comment their warmth but we... More 

Thank Anja A
francolinhof, Owner at FrancolinHof, responded to this review

Dear Anja Many thanks for taking the trouble to write this detailed review. Many thanks! I am sorry we did not get to meet you and your family, but we are now back in Hermanus at FrancolinHof. I am so sorry you felt that you needed to be out all day! You would have been welcome to use our 'private'... More 

Bern, Switzerland
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16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed in Francolinhof in beautiful Hermanus with our two small children and were very delighted with our stay! The owners were very welcoming and friendly and prepared a delicious breakfast for us every morning! Our table was always equipped with plastic plates and cups for the kids and the baboons walked past the window, which was a major attraction!... More 

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francolinhof, Owner at FrancolinHof, responded to this review

Dear Katja Many thanks for sending us this review - it is very much appreciated. We enjoyed having your family to stay - and your little ones! Your children certainly enjoyed the visit we had from the baboons - they're delightful animals - full of fun and so intelligent! I do hope we will meet you again in the not... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stunning views of both the sea and mountain from all luxury en suite rooms, individually decorated with best quality furnishings and toiletries for your comfort with attention to detail. Relax on your patio or balcony. Very near to the beautiful beaches, Cliff Path and walks on the mountain start in our garden. Bordering Fernkloof Nature Reserve, FrancolinHof is surrounded by indigenous plants (fynbos) and a wide variety of birds. Peace and tranquility near Hermanus centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about FrancolinHof

Address: FrancolinHof Guest House | 44 Tenth Avenue, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: $67 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — FrancolinHof 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Sugarbird was a large room with lovely views from the little balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles raegladwin, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are really great.”
 of 5 bubbles Leny286, 16 May 2015 | Read review
“All rooms face the sea. best views from top bedrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles rebeccamawson, 22 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Ground floor units have a nicer patio than the upper rooms with small verandahs.”
 of 5 bubbles vernonv802, 26 Mar 2014 | Read review
“All rooms overlook the National park, the mountains and the coast were in full and spectacular view, a great B&B.”
 of 5 bubbles JuneL436, 27 Apr 2013 | Read review
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