The Whale's Tale Guesthouse

Rental, Adults only

3 stars

86 Westcliff Drive, Westcliff, 7200 Hermanus, Western Cape

+27 283 123 096
Very good

based on 400 reviews

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About The Whale's Tale Guesthouse, Hermanus

Value for money
Situated in Hermanus and only 2.1 km from Village Square, The Whale's Tale Guesthouse features accommodation with sea views, free WiFi and free private parking. The property has garden and inner courtyard views, and is 27 km from Mt Hebron Nature Reserve. On clear days, guests can head outside to enjoy the guest house's outdoor fireplace or simply kick back and relax. At the guest house, each unit has air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a shower, a hair dryer and free toiletries. Some units have a terrace and/or a balcony with mountain or pool views. At the guest house, every unit includes bed linen and towels. Guests can swim in the pool with a view, or go hiking. Kleinmond Golf Course is 34 km from the guest house, while Howhoek Nature Reserve is 37 km from the property. The nearest airport is Cape Town International, 104 km from The Whale's Tale Guesthouse, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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Guest house Amenities & Facilities

  • Adults only
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV


  • Window
  • Quiet street view
  • Executive lounge access
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Garden view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Sofa
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Soundproofing
  • Carpeted
  • Mountain view
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Pool view
  • Storage available


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Adults only
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance


  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Electric kettle
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Key access
  • Bottle of water
  • Private check-in/check-out

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Outdoor pool
  • Plunge pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Golf


  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Safe

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast

The Whale's Tale Guesthouse Reviews

Very goodBased on 400 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Great breakfast. (in 14 reviews)
  • "Good location, friendly attentive owners, great breakfast, massive room and very smart bathroom." (in 8 reviews)
  • "Big rooms, excellent service." (in 8 reviews)
Cons -
  • Unfortunately no pool. (in 3 reviews)

The Whale's Tale Guesthouse room booking info

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Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


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Frequently asked questions

  • How does The Whale's Tale Guesthouse compare to other 3 star hotels in Hermanus?

    The Whale's Tale Guesthouse is $11 cheaper than the average 3 star hotel in Hermanus. You can usually find a nightly rate of $82 when staying at The Whale's Tale Guesthouse.

  • Does The Whale's Tale Guesthouse have a pool?

    The Whale's Tale Guesthouse does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • What is the phone number for The Whale's Tale Guesthouse?

    You can reach the main line at +27 283 123 096.

  • Does The Whale's Tale Guesthouse have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, The Whale's Tale Guesthouse has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for The Whale's Tale Guesthouse?

    You can plan to arrive after 2:00 PM for checking in. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. We advise notifying the front desk of any requests as early as possible.

  • How much is a room at The Whale's Tale Guesthouse?

    Prices may fluctuate based on room type, dates, and availability. You can find great room deals for The Whale's Tale Guesthouse at the moment between $80 and $98 a night. Enter preferred dates in the form above to see the best-matched deals for you.

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Places of interest near The Whale's Tale Guesthouse

Attractions in Hermanus, South Africa curated by momondo

The Whale's Tale Guesthouse location: 86 Westcliff Drive, Westcliff, 7200 Hermanus, Western Cape

Top landmarks

New Hermanus Harbour0.5 mi
Old Harbour Museum1.1 mi
Cape Bay Wines1.5 mi
Whalehaven Winery2.0 mi
Hermanuspietersfontein2.0 mi
Hermanus Golf Club2.1 mi
Hamilton Russell Vineyards3.1 mi
Voelklip Beach3.2 mi

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