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The Whale on Main B&B

Hermanus adults-only B&B with outdoor pool

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
From
NZ$198

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10.0.Exceptional.
  • Stay was very brief but very nice. The B&B was of a very high standard, large rooms, very modern and nicely laid out. Breakfast was tastey and good size portions. Owners were very…

    Feb 12, 2021

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Airport transfer
  • Bathtub

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 6 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Beach towels
  • Airport shuttle

What’s around

  • Voelklip Beach - 23 min walk
  • Village Square - 26 min walk
  • Whale Museum - 28 min walk
  • Grotto Beach - 31 min walk
  • Hoy's Koppie - 34 min walk
  • Hermanus Beach - 34 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Superior Room
  • Standard Room

Location

  • Voelklip Beach - 23 min walk
  • Village Square - 26 min walk
  • Whale Museum - 28 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Voelklip Beach - 23 min walk
  • Village Square - 26 min walk
  • Whale Museum - 28 min walk
  • Grotto Beach - 31 min walk
  • Hoy's Koppie - 34 min walk
  • Hermanus Beach - 34 min walk
  • Cliff Path - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • Fernkloof Nature Reserve - 3 mi / 4.9 km
  • Whale Coast Mall - 3.7 mi / 5.9 km
  • Whalehaven Winery - 4.6 mi / 7.5 km
  • Hemel-en-Aarde Valley - 7.4 mi / 11.8 km

Getting around

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Size

  • 6 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-7:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum guest age is 12
  • Minimum check-in age is 19

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Caters to adults only
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast daily

Things to do

  • Beach towels
  • Outdoor pool
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Designated smoking areas

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Handrails in stairways

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English

In the room

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding

Things to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 40-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Small print

Also known as

  • The Whale on Main B&B Hermanus
  • The Whale on Main B&B Bed & breakfast
  • The Whale on Main B&B Bed & breakfast Hermanus

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 1200 per vehicle (one-way, Maximum occupancy 4)

Policies

State tax ID - 0

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, The Whale on Main B&B does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Furthermore, social distancing measures are in place and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:30 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Dutchies (2 mi), Quayside Cabin (3 mi), and Harbour Rock (3.2 mi).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 1200 per vehicle one-way.
  • Have fun with nearby activities like cycling, hiking, and horseback riding. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. The Whale on Main B&B also has an outdoor pool.