Reviews of Baleens Guest House


"Friendly host"

andre du Toit | 22 December 2017

"Was ok for a stop over cant see my self staying for a week. "


"The service was incredible! very refreshing actually !"

Mandy Jordaan | 1 July 2017

"Great value for money, they are flexible and willing to accommodate your individual requests.
I would only suggest to give an option of dinner even if pre booked for those guests who do not want to drive into town. "


"Relaxed Family Fun"

(South Africa) Jane Fraser | 29 December 2016

"We've stayed at Baleens about 4 times now and have loved it every time. It's one of the most relaxed places ever. The staff are very friendly but super low-key. It's really good value for money and so relaxing with a family (even a toddler!), as there's plenty to keep everyone occupied and entertain..."

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"We've stayed at Baleens about 4 times now and have loved it every time. It's one of the most relaxed places ever. The staff are very friendly but super low-key. It's really good value for money and so relaxing with a family (even a toddler!), as there's plenty to keep everyone occupied and entertained (including a pool and well stocked games room), there are several different area to relax and socialise, a very reasonable honesty bar, and a tea and coffee station available. And being right across from the lagoon and beach it couldn't be more convenient. We love it!"


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(South Africa) Eugene Reynders | 19 December 2016

"It was nice, clean and pleasant"


"Baleens"

(South Africa) Sandra Narismulu | 15 May 2015

"Very nice accommodation. Nato was a superb host. Location was excellent....we could view the sea from our room."


"Mens gathering"

(Mozambique) Anonymous | 20 August 2010

"Enjoyed the friendliness, comfortable stay and good breakfast. The time spent with the sons and grandson was precious."


"Very comfortable"

(South Africa) Avril Mitchley | 14 June 2009

"Paula, the new owner of Baleen's, went out of her way to make us comfortable and ask after our needs. We are impressed at the service offered as well as the value-for money of this establishment for B'nB accommodation. An electric blanket as well as a heater in our room made for a warm Winter stay."


"perfect family get away"

(South Africa) haylee | 22 July 2015

"What a lovely guest house; when we arrived we felt very welcome. The staff went out there way to make our stay enjoyable. We will definitely go back."


"Good Stay"

(South Africa) anonymous | 15 January 2015

"I had a good stay at Baleens Guest House. It was clean and neat. The staff were friendly and helpful. I will recommend them to others. "


"Fine"

(South Africa) anonymous | 14 January 2015

"I had an ok stay at Baleens. It was only a one night stay but they had everything I needed. I will recommend them to others."


"Mrs"

(South Africa) anonymous | 13 October 2014

"Had a great stay, were made to feel quite at home and manager was very helpful.
Rooms comfortable."


"One of thee best Guest Houses by far"

(South Africa) Mr Kortje | 7 October 2014

"Very nice room, comfortable bed, everything was very nice. Service was very friendly, breakfast was really good. We enjoyed the games in the game room, and the warm, cosy fireplace whilst watching the rugby. Would definitely recommend it. Real value for money."


"Exceeded expectations"

(South Africa) Christine Andrews | 16 September 2014

"I really enjoyed my stay. The owner is friendly, service is good, they were accommodating to my needs and Dutchies restaurant (just down the road) was a good recommendation for me as a solo traveller. This place is value for money and I will always stay here in future. This GH is not more than a 5mi..."

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"I really enjoyed my stay. The owner is friendly, service is good, they were accommodating to my needs and Dutchies restaurant (just down the road) was a good recommendation for me as a solo traveller. This place is value for money and I will always stay here in future. This GH is not more than a 5min drive to town, it's perfect location for some solitude, views of the sea, yet the town within a few minutes drive. "


"Awesome as always"

(South Africa) anonymous | 12 July 2014

"It's the only place I stay at when I visit Hermanus. Amazing people."


"Happy ++"

(South Africa) Mr van heerden | 8 January 2014

"Very professional and friendly staff.
Good breakfast and neat rooms, near to sea and other sights worth seeing.
Would like to go again.
Highly recommended.
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"Pleasant stay"

(South Africa) anonymous | 15 October 2013

"The food was good; the guesthouse clean and comfortable, the manager was present, excellent service. It all made our one night stay very pleasant."


"pleasant stay"

(South Africa) Mr Fataar | 3 June 2013

" Just a few words to express appreciation for the time had at Baleens Guest House.
Since our arrival we were made to feel at home and pampered. The tranquil setting and cosy room just made it so much more pleasant, and we will echo everyone's comment " the stay was too short". We shall return. ..."

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" Just a few words to express appreciation for the time had at Baleens Guest House.
Since our arrival we were made to feel at home and pampered. The tranquil setting and cosy room just made it so much more pleasant, and we will echo everyone's comment " the stay was too short". We shall return.
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"What a Place!"

(South Africa) Mr Clint Schutte | 7 January 2013

"My fiance and I stayed over at many B&B's the past 3 weeks and Baleens was one of our favourites. They are so well organized and you need not ask for anything.
Well done Baleens. You will definitely see me again."


"Perfect B&B Guest House When in Hermanus"

(Sweden) Mrs Hezsö | 30 December 2012

"We had a very nice stay at Baleens Guest House. Very friendly staff that took good care of us. Breakfast was great. Nice surroundings and close to the beach."


"Pity We Didn't Book for Longer!"

(South Africa) Ms Gomes | 28 December 2012

"This guest house was the best we stayed in, clean and tidy, friendly and welcoming. Great view from our room and breakfast was fantastic. The only downside was that we didn't book for a longer stay."


"Comfortable and Friendly"

(France) Ghislaine & Patrice | 20 October 2012

"Take a friendly welcome from the owner, in a comfortable place, a room with actual sea view and a private terrace, and, as the weather is not always good, a warm seat near the fireplace. Add a map of the bay and advice for a wonderful hike and information about where to see whales (that were actuall..."

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"Take a friendly welcome from the owner, in a comfortable place, a room with actual sea view and a private terrace, and, as the weather is not always good, a warm seat near the fireplace. Add a map of the bay and advice for a wonderful hike and information about where to see whales (that were actually there). This is a good recipe for a short stay in Hermanus and this is in Baleens Guest House. Thanks to Nato and his wife for hospitality."


"2 Day Stay at Baleens"

(United Kingdom) Jessica | 14 October 2012

"Baleens Guest House is nicely tucked away outside of the town centre for those who like a slightly quieter stay. It's pretty easy to find, and only moments away from the sea. From our room, we had sea views and could actually spot the whales from the balcony!

Nato is definitely an asset t..."

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"Baleens Guest House is nicely tucked away outside of the town centre for those who like a slightly quieter stay. It's pretty easy to find, and only moments away from the sea. From our room, we had sea views and could actually spot the whales from the balcony!

Nato is definitely an asset to the place, putting in 110% to keep things under control. Not to mention his friendly manner and knowledge on local things to see and do.

The rooms (especially bathroom) are perhaps a little tired, but comfortable enough. In our opinion, we'd prefer to have had tea/coffee facilities in the room rather than outside in a communal area.

The manageress (owner) is always around if anything is needed.
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"Excellent Service"

(South Africa) anonymous | 25 September 2012

"It was my first time to go out of Cape Town with my friends. The place caught my eye while I was busy on the net searching for accommodation in Hermanus. The welcoming was excellent from the owner and I was surprised that he is a chef as well. He showed us our room to sleep and a tour around his pla..."

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"It was my first time to go out of Cape Town with my friends. The place caught my eye while I was busy on the net searching for accommodation in Hermanus. The welcoming was excellent from the owner and I was surprised that he is a chef as well. He showed us our room to sleep and a tour around his place. During the morning he was there, preparing breakfast for the guest and he treated everyone with dignity. I wish we can go there once again just to say hello to him. He must keep it up. I will refer some of my friends to his place."


"Facilities and service"

(South Africa) Mr Thurlow | 19 September 2012

"Spacious yet sufficient design to afford privacy when required. Every need has been anticipated and provided. A very real customer care is evident from all staff."


"Review"

(South Africa) Mrs Zee | 28 August 2012

"The Baleens guest house was great. Nato made the best breakfast for sure. We really did enjoy our stay and the view from the balcony. Good service and they made us feel at home."


"Great venue"

(United Kingdom) Robert | 25 April 2012

"Great venue at reasonable cost. Owners very pleasant and helpful. Good clean rooms and the food in the associated restaurant is excellent."


"Overnighter"

(South Africa) Mrs ROTHMAN | 7 April 2012

"The friendly personnel really made us feel most welcome and very 'at home'. As our stay was just overnight,therefore our review is only as 'overnighters'. Our room had a sea view and a private deck which would have been lovely to use had the weather been better. Our bed was most comfortable and bat..."

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"The friendly personnel really made us feel most welcome and very 'at home'. As our stay was just overnight,therefore our review is only as 'overnighters'. Our room had a sea view and a private deck which would have been lovely to use had the weather been better. Our bed was most comfortable and bathroom had plenty of hot, hot water. Our breakfast was really good with plenty of fruit which we enjoyed. Our hosts were really attentive and all of this was good value that suited our budget!! We would book another stay in the future."


"Baleens"

(United Kingdom) Mrs Day | 2 April 2012

"We stayed at Baleens Guest House overnight during our travels in South Africa. We were pleasantly surprised, accommodation was basic, but very comfortable and spotless clean rooms, and excellent value for money with English breakfast included. The person in charge was very helpful and welcoming. more

"We stayed at Baleens Guest House overnight during our travels in South Africa. We were pleasantly surprised, accommodation was basic, but very comfortable and spotless clean rooms, and excellent value for money with English breakfast included. The person in charge was very helpful and welcoming.
Also a special mention to the restaurant within Baleens, which is run separately. On first impression, we did not want to eat here, as it was very quiet, but after deliberation decided to give it a try and we were not disappointed. The food was exceptional, service excellent and great value for money at under £60 including 2 bottles of wine for 3 people. This establishment and restaurant deserve to do well and I would not hesitate in recommending them in the future."


"seemooi"

(South Africa) Mrs Smit | 28 March 2012

"Ek het baie lekker gebly en sal beslis weer kom.Die tariewe is billik en die see uitsig was mooi.

[Translation by Google Translate]
I had a nice stay and will definitely come again. The rates are fair and the sea view was beautiful. "


"get-away at the Baleens Huest House"

(South Africa) anonymous | 12 March 2012

"Me and my friend really enjoyed our stay. Our room had a lovely view of the ocean, with the cutest wooden balcony. The heated pool is a MUST! That was so amazing, and it takes you two minutes to walk down to the beach. The people at the guest house is so welcoming and friendly, would visit them agai..."

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"Me and my friend really enjoyed our stay. Our room had a lovely view of the ocean, with the cutest wooden balcony. The heated pool is a MUST! That was so amazing, and it takes you two minutes to walk down to the beach. The people at the guest house is so welcoming and friendly, would visit them again for sure as soon as I can."


"A Heavenly corner in Hermanus"

(South Africa) Ms Ridge | 9 March 2012

"Baleens was a most delightful surprise. Accommodation in perfectly quiet taste and unpretentiously comfort with such friendly service from management. Moderately priced, Baleens gives very fair value and I highly recommend the establishment which is set in a beautiful part of Hermanus slightly..."

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"Baleens was a most delightful surprise. Accommodation in perfectly quiet taste and unpretentiously comfort with such friendly service from management. Moderately priced, Baleens gives very fair value and I highly recommend the establishment which is set in a beautiful part of Hermanus slightly away from the madding crowd but near enough to all facilities, including the marvelous beaches.
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"Relaxing and comfortable stay at Baleens Guest House"

(South Africa) anonymous | 16 February 2012

"My fiancé and I stayed at Baleens Guest House for three nights last weekend and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Our double room with en-suite shower (which overlooked the pool area and which was in the newly built wing) was very comfortable and clean. The lodge (although popular with other visitors too..."

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"My fiancé and I stayed at Baleens Guest House for three nights last weekend and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Our double room with en-suite shower (which overlooked the pool area and which was in the newly built wing) was very comfortable and clean. The lodge (although popular with other visitors too it seemed) was very peaceful and relaxing. The host was fantastic and very accommodating, and our breakfast was amazing! The walk is a little more than 100m to the beach, but well worth it when the wind is not blowing. Overall, a great stay! Many thanks Baleens!"


"Baleens Guesthouse"

(South Africa) anonymous | 28 December 2011

"We had a lovely stay at Baleens guest house. The hosts were extremely helpful and accommodating and really went out of their way for us. The only downfall was that the room we stayed in still seemed unfinished in light of their recent renovations and still needed towel rails, bathroom shelves etc. T..."

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"We had a lovely stay at Baleens guest house. The hosts were extremely helpful and accommodating and really went out of their way for us. The only downfall was that the room we stayed in still seemed unfinished in light of their recent renovations and still needed towel rails, bathroom shelves etc. The breakfast was delicious. We had a really great time and will definitely be back!"


"Pleasantly surprised"

(South Africa) Ms Moseley | 17 October 2011

"Larger than we expected and with lovely rooms - we chose a non-sea view room so and looked out onto the mountains.

They were busy with some renovations so I expect the place will improve shortly - a pool was going in, and they have a pool table to set up (which they kindly let us use even t..."

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"Larger than we expected and with lovely rooms - we chose a non-sea view room so and looked out onto the mountains.

They were busy with some renovations so I expect the place will improve shortly - a pool was going in, and they have a pool table to set up (which they kindly let us use even though it was still in the storage area!). Good breakfast selection and very friendly hosts.

Close to the beach too!!"


"Lovely stay"

(United Kingdom) Miss DL | 26 September 2011

"Lovely stay at Baleens and good value for money. The rooms were clean and well presented and the staff friendly and helpful. Baleens looks a little unfinished currently but is clearly undergoing improvement. The view of the sea from our balcony was fantastic and the guest house was located in a love..."

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"Lovely stay at Baleens and good value for money. The rooms were clean and well presented and the staff friendly and helpful. Baleens looks a little unfinished currently but is clearly undergoing improvement. The view of the sea from our balcony was fantastic and the guest house was located in a lovely area, close to the beach.

NB: Fabio's Italian in town provided an excellent dinner and would highly recommend!"


"We wished to stay more than a night"

(Italy) Mr Siccardi | 5 September 2011

"We really enjoyed this beautiful Guest House accommodation. Nice great space in the room, lovely view, good price. And also the way the place is decorated with lots of african statues, not the usual touristic, but original unique pieces from the past, make the place having a specific personality an..."

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"We really enjoyed this beautiful Guest House accommodation. Nice great space in the room, lovely view, good price. And also the way the place is decorated with lots of african statues, not the usual touristic, but original unique pieces from the past, make the place having a specific personality and taste.

The manager is a very gentle person that makes you feel at home. We really felt bad to not have some more days to spend over there.

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