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138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse is a national award-winning guesthouse with spectacular sea views and a beach front location. It is situated only minutes from the town of Hermanus.

Perfect for those seeking pure relaxation, 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse impresses with first-class service and stunning vistas. Start the day with champagne breakfast on the terrace and marvel at whales frolicking in the ocean.

Treat yourself to a spa therapy or read a newspaper in front of the fireplace. Free wireless internet is also available throughout the guesthouse.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 3, 2008

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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About 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse

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  • Have you taken any precautions for check-in because of the coronavirus?

    Daily temperature screening; masks and face shields; breakfast in sessions; highest hygiene standards for food; continuous sanitising of property


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    Answered on May 9, 2020
  • Which rooms have a sea view please

    Oyster and Seastar Rooms have a full seaview from the front of the house. Abalone, Coral and Mussel Rooms have seaviews from the side of the house. Periwinkle has a mountain view.


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    Answered on February 29, 2020
  • Is the Oyster Room the only room that has an option for single beds? We would like to reserve the Oyster Room for my husband and I; and another room for my two sons who would naturally prefer single beds. Thank you.

    Hi There, Our Seastar and Mussel Rooms are both furnished with single beds. The Seastar has a 100% sea view and the Mussel has a side sea view. Both situated on the ground floor of the guesthouse. Enjoy your day The 138 Marine Team


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    Answered on January 7, 2021
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    December to April


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    Answered on September 12, 2019
  • Hi -we are looking at availability 18-23rd December but can’t tell if the available room has sea views or not. Could you please let me know? Thanks

    Hi Thank you for your interest in staying at 138 Marine. The only room available at that time is the Periwinkle room that does not have a sea view. The house has sea views from every window in the communal areas, lounge, dining room and balcony.


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    Answered on December 14, 2020
  • Good day I am trying to book a room for tonight but it doesn't seem to go through. Can you please reserve a room for me for tonight? 03/06/2021 JC

    I believe you did manage to make the booking - you are most welcome!


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    Answered on June 3, 2021
  • hi.. is the breakfast Halaal. what do you serve for breakfast ? is Fish also included in the breakfast ? tks

    Although our breakfast is not Halaal, we do offer a variety of foods, such as fruits, cereals, yogurt, bread and homemade jams, as well as a different hot breakfast each day of the week, with eggs, tomatoes and mushrooms.


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    Answered on December 1, 2021
  • Good day, We would like to come and stay at the Beachfront Guest House on Monday 15th June for one night. Are you taking bookings during lock down level 3? Please advise all necessary info before I confirm our booking :) Look forward to hearing back from you soon, Kind regards, Bronwyn Lee

    We are open for business travel as per the Level 3 regulations and therefore require a letter confirming business travel and masks are to be worn.


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    Answered on June 10, 2020
  • please advise if the R5472 for the 3 nights 24th to 27th Sept is a sea-view room? thank you, Bernie Mc Evoy

    Our single person rate for 3 days R5472. The rate for 2 would be R7296, and yes this would be the rate for the Oyster Room with a full seafront view and balcony access. Kind regards Desré


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    Answered on September 17, 2020
  • Are there interconnecting rooms for families?

    Unfortunately, we do not have interconnecting rooms. We do have rooms in which we can put an extra day bed for a child.


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    Answered on February 3, 2020
  • Hi, how do I cancel a reservation? I made one for the 9th of October which I would like to cancel.

    Cancellations are made directly with Booking.com. Please access your booking and request a cancellation. If you don't come right, send us an email via your booking and request a cancellation, we will then request the cancellation on your behalf.


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    Answered on October 4, 2021
138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse

Managed by 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse

Company review score: 9.6 Based on 388 reviews from 1 property

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Company info

We have been fortunate to have welcomed guests from all corners of the earth, over the past 10 years. Guests from Brazil, Japan, Canada, US, Australia, Scandinavia, New Zealand, Russia, Kenya, and every country in Europe have happily passed through our doors and many have returned more than once. Thank you for making our lives here exciting and very interesting!

Property info

138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse has won the Top Destination Award for the BEST FOUR STAR GUESTHOUSE in SOUTH AFRICA in 2015. It is an elegant guesthouse with spectacular sea front views. It is one of the few guesthouses in the Cape Whale Coat area, which is situated right at the beachfront - any closer and you'd have a whale in your bath! No attention to detail has been spared in the superbly stylish decor. The six luxurious designer suites are individually fitted with all modern comforts, meeting international standards: king or queen-sized beds decked in 400-thread count Percale linen, under-floor heating, his and hers basins, heated towel rails, satellite TV, and free wireless internet access. The extensive breakfast menu changes daily. Relax with a glass of estate wine on the deck next to the beach, and enjoy magnificent views of breaking waves and spectacular African sunsets over the ocean, or watch the whales from the comfort of your bed. The magical experience of the sunsets over the Atlantic Ocean, very special place to be, whatever the weather!

Neighborhood info

The Guesthouse is only a couple of minutes from the Hermanus town centre, at the gateway of the Hermanus Wine Route and close to two golf courses. Spend lazy, sun-filled afternoons on the beach in front of the Guesthouse with panoramic views of the ocean and the mountains. Enjoy magnificent views of breaking waves and spectacular African sunsets over the ocean. Swim at the beach or boulder hop until you find a lovely sunny spot to take in the 360° views of the sea, mountains and coastline, relaxing with sun downers in hand.

Languages Spoken

Afrikaans, English

Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Whale Coast Mall
    1.1 miles
  • Hermanuspietersfontein Cellars
    1.1 miles
  • Mediclinic Hermanus
    2 miles
  • New Harbour
    2 miles
  • SA Forest Adventures Hermanus
    2.3 miles
  • Whale House Museum
    3 miles
  • Village Square
    3 miles
  • Old Harbour
    3 miles
  • Station Square Hermanus
    3.1 miles
  • Ataraxia Mountain Vineyards
    3.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant The Brewery, Hemel & Aarde
    0.6 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Biga Coffee Shop
    0.6 miles
  • Restaurant Burgundy
    3.4 miles
  • Restaurant VJ's Pizza
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Hamilton Russel Vineyards
    3.6 miles
  • Hermanus Golf Club
    3.6 miles
  • La Vierge Winery
    4.6 miles
  • Cape Bay Wines
    9.2 miles
  • Mt Hebron Nature Reserve
    9.3 miles
  • Kleinmond Golf Course
    11.1 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Raed-na-Gael mountain range
    0.9 miles
  • Mountain Rotary Way
    1.2 miles
  • River Klein River
    6.2 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Atlantic Ocean
    0 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Sandbaai Beach
    650 feet
  • Onrus Beach
    3,700 feet
  • Breakfast Bay Beach
    2.2 miles
  • Hawston Beach
    4.1 miles
  • Langbaai Beach
    4.9 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cape Town International Airport
    46.3 miles
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Amenities of 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Snorkeling Off-site
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Library
  • Windsurfing Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
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House rules
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Check-in

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Check-out

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib by request
Free
4 - 11 years
Extra bed by request
ZAR 315 per child, per night
12+ years
Extra bed by request
ZAR 630 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Diners Club 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Children up to the age of 12 can only be accommodated in Seastar and Mussel Rooms.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse

  • Room options at 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double

  • The nearest beach is 350 feet from 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse.

  • Guests staying at 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

  • 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Library
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Horseback riding
    • Walking tours
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Beach

  • Check-in at 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse is 2.9 miles from the center of Hermanus.