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About Aloe House Guest Lodge

We offer luxurious bed and breakfast guest house accommodation in Hermanus on the famous South African Cape Whale Route. Our aim is to provide affordable accommodation to both the local and international market, without compromising on style, amenities, or service. The guest house is centrally located, just five minutes' walk to the village, shops, restaurants, the craft market, and the cliff paths for whale watching.

Our five stylishly appointed suites all have full en-suite bathrooms, satellite TV, fridges, safes, heaters and fans, phones, and tea and coffee-making facilities with our famous complimentary shortbread. All suites have separate entrances leading onto the pool and garden area. The Honeymoon Suite features a private garden with pool and barbecue area, a loft bedroom, spacious lounge with kitchenette, and full bathroom with glass ceiling shower so you can shower under the stars.

Enjoy a full farmhouse breakfast to start your day and relax around the large salt water swimming pool. We will pack you a picnic to enjoy on the cliff paths while whale watching or on one of Hermanus's lovely beaches.

  • Response Rate: 86%
  • Response Time: 16 hours
  • Type: Bed and Breakfast
  • Sleeps: 21
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 15 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beach

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

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Reviews for Aloe House Guest Lodge

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Ted Wang, South Africa
03 January 2012

The room and everything is very clean. John's welcome was very warm and he helped us a lot. We will definitely go back.

Wouter Van Crombruggen, Belgium
14 November 2009

Aloe House is located on the main road into Hermanus, on walking distance from the beachfront (1km) which is famous for whale watching. I really felt welcome and at home here because of the friendliness of the host and the beautiful design of the place. Everything is done to make you feel relaxed. All living areas feel spacious as there is a lot of natural light. Rooms are located around two small swimming pools, one being on two levels with water flowing from one pool into the other. The rooms are very nicely decorated, have their own small living room and bathroom with bath and shower. There...
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Jolanda Botha, South Africa
07 January 2008

Conveniently close to town and sea, caring staff!!

David Philliskirk, United Kingdom
06 January 2008

The accommodation was of a high standard and the owner was very friendly, we enjoyed our stay

fiona brown, United Kingdom
03 December 2007

Everyone was so nice and it was a really relaxed atmosphere. I would recommend 100% and cannot wait to visit again. This guest house is fantastic value for money and beautifully decorated. Thank you for an amazing stay.

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Aloe House Guest Lodge Map

Aloe House Guest Lodge is 0.6km from the centre of Hermanus , the nearest airport 86.6km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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