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Accommodation Hermanus – Hermanus Accommodation

Find accommodation in the most popular places to stay in Hermanus in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.  Accommodation Africa South will soon provide you with a list of all the best destinations, things to do and see whether you are looking for a ‘naughty’ weekend away from the kids, an adventure, vacation or holiday accommodation or somewhere to stay because you are a travelling salesman, contractor or other profession that involves a lot of travelling and staying away from home.  We also plan to have venues and places where you can have conferences, conventions, expos,  special events like weddings, birthday parties, art, craft, and other exhibitions, as well as farmers or christmas markets and agricultural and other shows.  We also have a calendar of events in the Western Cape and other places in South Africa if you wish to see whats on.

Hermanus is close to Onrus, Hawston, Kleinmond, Botrivier, with Caledon, Stanford, Gansbaai, and Betties Bay a little further away. The closest large towns are Somerset West and Franschhoek a little further away.

Check the linked establishments for their brochure page with amenities, facilities, website, contact information, and other details.

See below the table for more about Hermanus, its vicinity and neighboring areas. Below the table is a bit of history, emergency and other numbers, attractions in the area, what to do and see in and around Hermanus, and links to find out more.

Name of establishment Telephone……
Rating Type of
Price Pets Kids Wheel
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Barford Haven 028 312 1235 none sc A-G N N N
Eastbury Cottage 028 312 1258 none bnb A-G N N N
Ocean Eleven Guest House 028 312 1332 none gh A-G N N N
Harbour House Hotel 028 312 1799 none hotel A-G N N N
The Brown Jug Guest House 028 312 2220 none gh A-G N N N
Anchor’s Rest 028 312 3303 none bnb A-G N N N
45 Marine Drive 028 312 3610 none lodge A-G N N N
Windsor Hotel 028 312 3727 none hotel A-G N N N
Abalone Guest Lodge 028 312 3744 none lodge A-G N N N
Marine Square Luxury Holiday Suites 028 312 4215 none sc A-G N N N
Fig Tree Cottage 028 312 4345 none sc A-G N N N
The Bamboo Guest House 028 312 4836 none gh A-G N N N
Avalon on Sea 028 313 0959 none bnb A-G N N N
Beluga House 028 313 0968 none gh A-G N N N
Tuscany Cottage 028 313 1137 none sc A-G N N N
Aloe House Guest Lodge 028 313 1191 none gh A-G N N N
Hermanus Guesthouse 028 313 1433 none gh A-G N N N
Lavander Cottage 028 313 1965 none sc A-G N N N
Whale Coast Lodge 028 313 2603 none lodge A-G N N N
Misty Waves Boutique Hotel 028 313 8460 none hotel A-G N N N
Mosselberg on Grotto Beach 028 314 0055 none a A-G N N N
Hermanuspieterfontein Farm 028 316 1875 none sc A-G N N N
Flamingo Lake 082 3388 392 none sc A-G N N N
Bartholomeus Klip 022 488 1087 none A-G N N N
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 Venues in Hermanus

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Civic Centre xxx xxx xxxx none Hall
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About Hermanus

Hermanus lies alongWalker Bay on the South Coast of the Cape, on the Indian Ocean side. It is well-known for its whale watching season when people come from all over the world to watch these gentle giants frolick in the water the festival is usually in October, but the whales sometimes arrive as early as June, and stay till December.  There is a kalfiefees (calf festival) to welcome the newborn calves in August before the main  festival). You often see them in False Bay and in Simonstown too. We have even spotted a few off Kommetjie.

Hermanus falls under the City of Cape Town Municipality.

Hermanus History

Originally called Hermanuspietersfontein and later shortened to Hermanus.

Attractions in and around Hermanus

The Old Harbour Museum, DeWetshuis Photo Museum, Whale House, Hermanus Magnetic Observatory (Monitors the earth’s magnetic field). Hermanus Gholf Club, Hermanus Yacht Club,  quaint old fishermen cottages,  Windsor Hotel, Marine Hotel, the old harbour.

Grotto beach is the largest beach in the erea. Other beaches to visit in the area are Voelklip, Kammabaai, Vermont, Sandbaai, Onrus, Langbaai, Hawston, Kleinmond, Fisherhaven.

There are many walks and hikes.  Take a scenic drive up the old Rotary way (track) onto the mountain, Fernkloof Nature Reserve, Hoy’s koppie; a rocky outcrop in the middle of town, or traverse the cliff paths that trace the coastline. Community guides are available to give you specialized guided tours (contact the tourism offices). Township tours are also available.

For the adventurous there is lots to do; Watersports, kayaking, sailing, boating, diving, fishing, fly-fishing, Shark cage diving, deep-sea-fishing. Horse-riding, quad bike trails, cycling, mountain biking, forest adventures and other extreme sports.

Shoppers have much to choose from at the malls, shopping complexes, the CBD shops, and informal stalls and markets.  There are restaurants, fast food joints, pubs, and other watering holes for the hungry and thirsty.

Whale Watching

Whale watching (between July and December) from the shore or take a whale watching cruise or two.

Craft and Farmers Markets

There is a daily craft market at the Market Square above the harbor. Other markets in the area Hermanuspietersfontein wine cellar in the Hemel-en-aarde Village, there is Lemm’s corner market, and Onrus market on the first Saturday of each month. Further afield – Stanford has a meander where you can taste and buy cheeses, olives and other goodies at the various venues.

Hermanus Wine Route

Follow the Hermanus Wine Route on the R320 (Hemel-en-Aarde Vallei – Afrikaans for ‘Heaven and Earth Valley’)

Hermanus Events

Whale Festivals between August and October – see the events calendar in ‘What’s on
Hermanus Adventure week coincides with the Whale Festival with sporting events, mountain Bike races, marathons, open water swim events, etc.  The Kalfiefees (‘Calf Festival’) takes place before the main whale festival, usually around Women’s Day in August. This festival is a performing arts festival with live theatre, dance, music gigs and literary events, obviously with the accompanying arts, crafts, and food stalls.
Flower and Eco Fair in the Fernkloof Nature Reserve.
Hawston Se Festival, and the Hermanus Food and Wine Fair

Other events in and around Hermanus

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Helpful numbers for Hermanus

Emergency Services

Hermanus Provincial Hospital  028 312 1166
Private Hospital 028 313 0168

Emergency Rescue ER24 – 084 124

Fire – 028 312 2400, a/h 028 312 2400

NSRI _ National Sea Rescue 028 312 3180

Crimestop 08600 10111

Baboons 028 313 8111
injured animals 028 312 2609
Animal Welfare 028 312 1281

Local Number enquiries 1023

International Enquiries 903
Time 1026
Police 10111 (local) 028 313 8500
Ambulance 10117       Ambumed (local) 028 313 0168, 076 512 3459 or 076 512 3467

SA Weather Service 82 162

American Express             +27 (0)11 359 0111
Diners Club             +27 (0)11 358 8400
Mastercard International (TF)             0800 990418
VISA International (TF)             0800 990475
Thomas Cook – Rennies (TF)             0800 998175
Europ Assistance             +27 (0)11 359 5000
Medical Rescue International             +27 (0)11 242 0242
SA National Parks Board             +27 (0)12 428 9111
Cape Nature 028 314 0062
Sea Fisheries Hermanus 028 312 2609
Sea Fisheries Kleinmond 028 271 4768

Municipality 028 313 8000

Banks and Foreign Exchange

Our South African banks are represented here; FNB, Nedba nk, Standard Bank and Capitec Bank

FX Africa (foreign exchange) – shop 3a, Village Square, Marine Drive, Hermanus.

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