Dating to 1902, this luxe boutique hotel is on a cliff at the town centre’s edge, overlooking gardens to the Indian Ocean. It’s 1.4 km from Hermanus Golf Club and 3.9 km from Fernkloof Nature Reserve.
Swanky rooms with country decor include air-conditioning, heated floors and free WiFi. All offer tea and coffeemaking facilities, as well as a turndown service with chocolates. Some have private balconies. Suites add separate living areas, and some have sea views, fireplaces and/or bay windows.
Meals are served in a modern seafood restaurant, a sleek bistro and a plush lounge. There’s a chic day spa and a garden courtyard with a pool.