Baleens Hotel Hermanus is situated one road from the beach in Voelklip, and is an easy walk to the beautiful Blue Flag Grotto Beach which stretches for more than 20 kilometers.

The Hermanus lagoon meets the sea in front of the hotel and the bird life is spectacular. Behind the hotel rise the majestic Klein River Mountains and the Fernkloof Nature Reserve with wonderful walks.

We have full DSTV channels in our lounge and Relaxation rooms with a warm and hearty fire place for winter months, and sliding doors opening onto the balcony with sea views. During summer months these doors are left open to enjoy the soft cool sea breeze. Our rooms have a selection of DSTV channels to please the whole family from news, sports and three movies channels.

Baleens Hotel is child friendly, we have great facilities for children, see more on our Recreational and Activities pages.

Baleens Restaurant includes an English Breakfast in the room rates. There are 24 Hour Self Service Coffee and Tea stations in the public area for your convenience.

Baleens is a charming hotel that is close to all amenities, there are many places of interest in Hermanus, as well as lot’s to see and do, from Whale watching, Shark Cage Diving, River Boating, Canoeing, Wine Farms, Art Galleries, and Golf Course. You can view more about these adventures on our Activities page.

Visit our bar and  quench your thirst after a enjoyable relaxing day.

Baleens Hotel enjoys a fabulous location within sight of the beach and the Klein Riviersvlei lagoon. Leave your shoes in the room and go down to the beach (only 90 meters away) to marvel at the bird life living in the river mouth.Then walk by the edge of the breaking waves of Walker Bay as far as you like along the beautiful and undeveloped stretch of coast to Gansbaai.

Take a ride on horseback along the sands, an unforgettable experience. The bathing facilities of Grotto Beach are a ten minute stroll along the sands or the bush paths.

Baleens is privately owned, and the management strive to offer friendly and personal service to their guests. There are 21 rooms, all en-suite with showers, seven with sea facing balconies and four with mountain views. Group booking are welcome too. All rooms are comfortable and informal – catering for those travellers who expect good, clean and comfortable accommodation without paying the “luxury” rate.

Baleens Hotel is located in the quiet and dignified residential area of Voelklip, seven kilometers from the centre of Hermanus. No traffic . . . no noise. Wake up to the sound of the ocean and the haunting calls of waterfowl.

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