The Marine Hermanus Hotel

Discover The Marine Hermanus Hotel, an exquisite gem on the shores of Walker Bay. This luxurious retreat combines opulence with serene coastal beauty. Centrally located on the Hermanus cliff path, it’s close to shopping, dining, and the harbor, offering a chance to witness whales up close from July to November.

Captivating Beauty and Historic Grandeur

With a history dating back over a century, The Marine Hermanus has evolved into a world-class destination that caters to travellers seeking both relaxation and adventure. The hotel’s design pays homage to its coastal surroundings, with elegant nautical-inspired interiors that create a soothing and inviting ambiance. The rooms and suites are thoughtfully designed, each offering panoramic views of the bay, ensuring guests can revel in the drama of the changing tides and the spectacle of whale watching during the migration season.

The Marine Hermanus is renowned not only for its luxurious suites, but also for its excellent culinary offerings. Origins the lunch and dinner restaurant, is a hidden treasure, where the chef, Tronette Dippenaar, makes delicious and unpretentious dishes. Guests can savour their meals while gazing out at the endless expanse of the Atlantic Ocean, making dining at the hotel a truly immersive experience.

The Marine is one of South Africa’s most spectacular seaside hotels. Located on Hermanus’ famous cliff path, overlooking the breathtaking Walker Bay.  The hotel offers guests a choice of luxurious Double Rooms and Premier Suites with Scenic views for whale spotters.


South Africa, Whale Route


Famous for whale watching, beaches and nature, as well as its food and wine.
Unique coastline with abundant marine life.
The horse riding trails in the area offer beautiful and scenic trails.

No of Rooms

40 Rooms

Style of accommodation

Classic and upscale design

Child Policy

Children of all ages are welcome

Inclusions & Exclusions

Varies based on room package. Contact us for more details.

For those seeking relaxation, the spa at The Marine Hermanus is a sanctuary of rejuvenation. Here, expert therapists offer a range of treatments that harness the healing powers of the ocean, leaving guests refreshed and revitalised.

Beyond the hotel’s walls, the town of Hermanus beckons exploration. Known as one of the world’s best whale-watching destinations, visitors can witness the majestic Southern Right Whales as they frolic in the bay’s pristine waters.

The Hotel seamlessly blends coastal beauty, luxury, and history, offering elegant design, ocean views, exquisite cuisine, and marine-themed experiences. Whether a romantic retreat, an adventure, or a peaceful escape, The Marine Hermanus Hotel guarantees an unforgettable stay etched in the hearts of its visitors.

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