The Marine

Hermanus, Garden Route

The hotel

A boutique Relais & Chateaux hotel with a unique location, exuding quality, with plush rooms, discreet service and a stunning location. Fresh fish from the area grace the menu at the hip "Seafood at the Marine" Restaurant. The glamorous Pavilion Restaurant has spectacular ocean views (particularly exciting when the whales visit), its wine cellar is on display as the central feature. Treat yourself to a vintage from one of the Cape wineries, assisted in your choice by the knowledgeable sommeliers.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Internet Access
  • Close to Beach
  • Restaurant

Where is it

Perched on top of the cliffs at Hermanus. Transfer time from Cape Town Airport: 1 hour 30 minutes.

Hotel information

40 rooms and suites. All rooms have air-conditioning, complimentary WiFi, TV, fully stocked mini-bar*, safe, bathrobes and hairdryer. Comfortable Double Rooms offer courtyard or mountain views and sleep maximum 2 adults. Some rooms have balconies.

Luxury Double Rooms with Sea View have an outdoor seating area and sleep maximum 2 adults.

Premier Suites have sea views with a separate lounge area, private balcony, en-suite bathroom and sleep maximum 2 adults and 1 child.

2 restaurants: The Pavilion (serves breakfast), and Origins. The Sun Lounge and cocktail bar. Saltwater pool. Tidal pool for safe sea swimming. Carchele Beauty Spa*. The Collection Boutique. Room service*. Complimentary WiFi.

* Denotes local charge.

Rating summary

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Traveller rating

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Lovely Boutique hotel

Jan 27, 2020 hmp518 Belfast, United Kingdom

Had a wonderful time at this beautiful hotel perched on the cliff. Excellent decor and large rooms with great sea views . Staff were superb and very friendly . The restaurant Origins was also excellent . Nice coastal walks adjacent to the hotel which are spectacular. Well done and also a thanks to Melissa for looking after us .
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Jan 17, 2020 Happy1960_12 Perth, Australia

Lovely ocean view with a balcony . Rooms cleaned expertly and without fuss . Helpful & friendly staff . Lovely meal at Origins restaurant particularly tempura prawns and calamari starter Good parking facility and easy walk to Ficks Pool
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Dec 24, 2019 stresskon

The hotel has clearly known beter times the rooms are comfortable but the turn over is not worthy of a Relais Chateau member.The restaurant was not nice and the food not good . The staff was not very professional , we ordered a bottle of wine and the waiter brought a wrong one already opened and served us 2 glasses before we even got the chance of… Read more
The hotel has clearly known beter times the rooms are comfortable but the turn over is not worthy of a Relais Chateau member.The restaurant was not nice and the food not good . The staff was not very professional , we ordered a bottle of wine and the waiter brought a wrong one already opened and served us 2 glasses before we even got the chance of reacting, then he brought the right one and simply told us that he would put the first bottle on the bill and we had to drink it the next day. Read less
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Dec 15, 2019 alexharris798 Franschhoek, South Africa

We felt so spoilt with my wife’s birthday weekend. We were treated everywhere we went from the spar and for dinner. Rooms are very comfortable and view is magnificent. Dinner prepared by Chef Tronette was magnificent and so memorably. Sebastion welcome us and that was the start of a great weekend
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Dec 9, 2019 WJLAND

We had a wonderful weekend away at the Marine Hotel. it was our first time and we thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere, facilities and staff. Sitting in the lounge area with for an afternoon tea looking out over the bay was a highlight, so mesmerising We will definately return