Hermanus Collection

Hermanus, Garden Route

The hotel

In a great location, just a few feet from the village centre, the Harbour House Hotel and the separate Harbour Square offer comfortable accommodation with plenty of space and great views. Sophisticated and elegant, décor is modern in style with light and bright living rooms, perfect for relaxing in after a busy day admiring vistas of the ocean and surrounding mountains. The ocean is on your doorstep so binoculars at the ready to spot Southern Right Whales from the shore or join a boat excursion for a close-up Great White Shark encounter! With so many sightseeing opportunities on your doorstep, you’ll be glad of a comfortable base to return to with Harbour House and Harbour Square proving themselves a very comfortable home-from-home.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Families
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Internet Access
  • Close to Beach
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Restaurant

Where is it

In the heart of Hermanus, close to the markets, restaurants, cafes, bars, shops and natural attractions. Transfer time from Cape Town Airport: 2 hours. For self-drives we recommend stopping off at Betty’s Bay to see the resident penguin colony.

Hotel information

42 rooms split between the Harbour House New Wing and Harbour Square. All with satellite TV, telephone, complimentary WiFi access (fair usage applies), tea/coffee maker, safe and hairdryer. Harbour Square guests can use the facilities at the Harbour House Hotel. Rooms at the Harbour House Hotel have private balcony/terrace and Harbour Square have either shared balcony or Juliette sliding doors. New Wing: Classic Rooms are located at the back of the hotel with partial ocean views from the balcony with 1 king-size bed or twin beds, sleeping maximum 2 adults. Harbour Square: Classic Rooms are located on the lower levels of Harbour Square and sleep maximum 2 adults.

New Wing: Premier Rooms have partial ocean views, with 1 king-size bed or twin beds, sleeping maximum 2 adults. Luxury Rooms offer panoramic views of Walker Bay with 1 king-size bed or twin beds, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Harbour Square: Luxury Rooms overlook the market square with partial sea views, they sleep a maximum of 2 adults. Classic and Luxury Suites have a separate living area and fully equipped kitchen, perfect for those travelling with children. Both sleep a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children.

Selkirk’s Restaurant (serves breakfast and lunch). Infinity swimming pool. Bicycle rentals*. Complimentary parking (subject to availability). Laundry/dry-cleaning service*. Complimentary uncapped WiFi (fair usage applies). Harbour Square guests can use the facilities at the Harbour House Hotel.

A minimum 3 night stay applies to peak season dates.

* Denotes local charge.

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Traveller rating

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Sep 20, 2020 JPS594 Mossel Bay, South Africa

We stayed for 3 nights in a classic suite and really enjoyed our stay. The location of the hotel is perfect. Parking is free and wifi worked well. The staff was friendly, helpful and very professional. The breakfast was, due to covert, not normal, but OK. Our apartment was spacious, modern and the kitchen well equipped. Easy to recommend this… Read more
We stayed for 3 nights in a classic suite and really enjoyed our stay. The location of the hotel is perfect. Parking is free and wifi worked well. The staff was friendly, helpful and very professional. The breakfast was, due to covert, not normal, but OK. Our apartment was spacious, modern and the kitchen well equipped. Easy to recommend this establishment. Read less
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Sep 8, 2020 Simone-Nicole S Cape Town Central, South Africa

What a stunning hotel , perfect location . The rooms are spacious and clean . Value for money . Would highly recommend this hotel . Mavis was just lovely , so excited to see guests again . She gave great tips on when and where to see the whales . They follow the covid 19 regulations , which makes you feel at ease . Breakfast was delicious.
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Stunning place, Great hospitality

Sep 1, 2020 AuntyNitas

My husband and I spent this weekend at this lovely hotel. Our hosts Mavis and William were ever gracious. Mavis in particular had lots of great suggestions to explore. The hotel is ideally located in the heart of the Whale capital, with great views of the ocean. All COVID-19 protocols were strictly adhered to. Looking forward to the next… Read more
My husband and I spent this weekend at this lovely hotel. Our hosts Mavis and William were ever gracious. Mavis in particular had lots of great suggestions to explore. The hotel is ideally located in the heart of the Whale capital, with great views of the ocean. All COVID-19 protocols were strictly adhered to. Looking forward to the next time!! Read less
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Aug 26, 2020 Kim J Cape Town, South Africa

My husband and I just spent a wonderful weekend at Harbour House. The people - from Sami-jo in the booking office to Mavice, the duty manager - were amazing. The views, the pool, the warm room and hospitality all made our weekend that extra special. Thank you so much!
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Apr 16, 2020 RobynM1731 Cape town

I just want to extend my huge appreciation for being accommodated as an essential worker during the covid 19 epidemic at an incredibly reasonable price. This made it possible for me to come in and do my shift at the local hospital despite living in Cape Town. I was very glad not to leave the hospital scrambling to look for a doctor at the last… Read more
I just want to extend my huge appreciation for being accommodated as an essential worker during the covid 19 epidemic at an incredibly reasonable price. This made it possible for me to come in and do my shift at the local hospital despite living in Cape Town. I was very glad not to leave the hospital scrambling to look for a doctor at the last minute and also to be able to do a long shift and have somewhere to sleep before my drive back. The hotel was well organized and very careful with regards to infection control. The accomodation perfectly suited my needs not to mention being very safe, beautiful, clean and convenient. Everything needed was available- I was very impressed. It must be incredibly lovely when everything is open as it is walking distance to restaurants, there seemed to be a pool on the roof and it is right in the heart of hermanus, which is truly lovely. The local manager was also kind enough to check me out on Easter- likely I was the only person checking out this day! Thank you so very, very much. You have rather restored my faith in humanity! Read less