The Marine Hotel

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The Marine Hotel & Spa in Hermanus, Western Cape, is regarded as one of the most extraordinary seaside properties in the Relais & Chateaux group of South Africa.

Marine Hotel is located on the cliff in Hermanus is ideal for guests who enjoy the outdoors as this place is one of the best whale watching in the world.

Marine hotel guests are spoilt with impeccable service, exceptional cuisine, and fine wines, relaxing spa treatments, and luxuriously appointed hotel rooms and suites, making for an unforgettable seaside holiday.

For the convenience of the Marine guest, there are different room types, including the spacious, ocean-facing Premier Suites that offer balconies, fireplaces, a separate lounge, and a beautifully decorated bedroom.

The Pavilion Restaurant offers an elegant dining experience to guests. Ocean views, contemporary decor, and a well-stocked wine cellar complement the modern tastes that are influenced by international and local cuisine. The Seafood Restaurant offers diners a relaxed dining atmosphere where fresh seafood creations can be enjoyed for lunch and dinner.

The Sun Lounge has a welcoming, warm decor that creates a comfortable setting for casual drinks and afternoon tea. In the evenings, the most beautiful selection of cocktails, South African wines, and champagne can be enjoyed here.

The hotel welcomes children and offers family-friendly services and facilities, such as babysitting, family picnics, children's menus, baby cots, activity packs, and designated family activity areas.

The opulent and elegant Marine Hotel in Hermanus occupies an enviable location with direct access to the famous cliff path and the public tidal pool and is within short walking distance of the centre of town with its selection of restaurants and shops. The hotel offers visitors elegant touches, including a free bottle of wine on arrival, a turndown service, heated floors, and free WiFi.

Activities for children:

  • Swimming
  • Marine Safaris: explore the safe nearby tidal pools to discover marine life
  • Explore the 'Marine Big 5' from land, boat, kayak or micro-lite
  • A whale talk and presentation
  • Fun and interactive cooking classes
  • Board games
  • Bowling, Croquet, and hopscotch
  • Popcorn and movies

Room types:

  • Standard Rooms
  • Luxury Double Rooms
  • Luxury Double Rooms with Sea view
  • Suites
  • Premier Suites

Standard room amenities:

  • A welcome bottle of wine
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Slippers
  • Romantic turndown service
  • Coffee and tea service
  • WiFi in Rooms
  • A bottle of water at turndown
  • On cold nights there are hot water bottles placed in your bed at turndown
  • Complimentary newspaper


  • In-house and nearby restaurants
  • Lounge and bar with breathtaking views
  • A whale-watching terrace
  • A heated, outdoor, saltwater swimming pool
  • Beauty Spa
  • An in-house boutique

Dining Venues:

  • The Pavilion
  • Seafood at The Marine
  • The Sun Lounge


  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar Fridges in Room
  • Bathrobe
  • DVD player
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Internet Access
  • Mini bar
  • Modem Access
  • Satellite TV
  • Slippers
  • Telephone
  • Underfloor Heating
  • Writing desk

Facilities Available at The Marine Hotel

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Communication Centre with 24-hour complimentary Internet access
  • Conference venue
  • Curio Shop
  • Garden
  • Hotel Bar
  • Jogging trail
  • Lounge
  • Nearby golf course
  • Nearby Gym
  • Outdoor patio
  • Parking
  • Private guest library/ lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Sea Views
  • Spa
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace
  • Travel desk
  • Wellness centre

More Information on The Marine Hotel

FAQs about The Marine Hotel
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at The Marine Hotel are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where is The Marine Hotel located?
The address of The Marine Hotel is: Marine Drive, Hermanus, Hermanus, 7200.