Two lounges and decks offer panoramic views of breaking waves and spectacular African sunsets over the ocean.

There are six designer double rooms, each individually decorated and luxuriously fitted, meeting international standards:

  • En-suite bathrooms with twin basins
  • Under-floor heating
  • Heated towel rails
  • Satellite TV
  • Wireless Internet
  • Highest quality linens
  • Electronic Safe
  • On-site parking

A scrumptious English breakfast is served, with an extensive menu that changes daily. There are several superb restaurants to cater for every taste within a radius of 1.8 kilometres.

Children under 12 years are most welcome, but can only be accommodated downstairs in the Seastar and Mussel bedrooms.

If no rooms are available for your chosen dates, please phone 079 210 8808 or e-mail to check availability for Self-Catering (with continental breakfast if preferred) at our sister establishment, Shore’s Edge.


Caterin, JP and Elly, Switzerland
"...Truly a home away from home! Probably the warmest welcome and best service we've ever had! "

Lourens and Joanne Pretorius, South Africa
"...Attention to detail is phenomenal! We had such a special time in this beautiful Guesthouse. "

Uta & Stefan Lohnert, Germany
"...We are the third time here - and 138 Marine Guesthouse is getting better and better. This is our favourite guesthouse in South Africa!"

Denise and Charlie, Cambridge, UK
"...Wonderful house and staff. Beautiful sunsets over the ocean. Thank you for a grest stay!"

Petra & Johannes, Germany
"...You made our short stay a perfect one! Such a treasure you have here! "

The Maljon Family, Cambridge, UK
"...What an idyllic two days we had here as a family. Great location, great hospitality, great food. We will be back!"

The Kloeppels, Seattle, USA
"...What a delightful place with such thoughtful touches - bedside flowers, welcome chocolates, champagne, bath salts. Delicious breakfast. Everything is gorgeous!"

John and Roz, London via Singapore
"...We spent an enchanting 4 days in Hermanus and in particular at 138 Marine Guesthouse; a beautiful setting, very comfortable beds, immaculate surroundings and delicious breakfasts - what more could one ask for! A special thank you to all the staff who work so hard and with such care and dedication to look after their guests - nothing seems to be too much trouble..."

Dylan & Linda Phillips, UK
"...Thanks for a wonderful beginning to our South African adventure! Your hospitality is amazing - you think of everything! We hope to return next year."

Pete and Amanda, Netherlands
"...Only a one night stop for us this time, but what a wonderful discovery! Intimate and unobtrusive, with the owners and staff doing everything to make our stay enjoyable, relaxing and memorable. Lovely room with lovely little personal touches. We will definitely be returning for a much longer stay!"

Danny and Berdine, Johannesburg
"...We had an amazing stay in this beautiful house. Thank you to the whole Team for all the attention and fantastic service. The special decoration on the breakfast table for my pre-birthday celebrations just set the tone...."

Judith and Peter, Hungary
"...We had the most fantastic time - beyond all expectations, full of surprises. Not only the house, but also the wonderful atmosphere, stunning service, the breakfast and all the information were outstanding."

Ute and Helga, Germany
"...What an exceptional B&B....with such special touches, gorgeous view and wonderful staff...great breakfasts...all in all we would like to stay for weeks..."

Cory and Courtney, USA
"...Our stay was way too brief! Hermanus is lovely, but this Guesthouse was the cherry on the cake! The views are breathtaking and the ocean sounds so calming. Thank you for providing such a delightful experience, environment, breakfast and warm hospitsality!"

Lorrie, Kevin & Sohpi Maffey , Canada
"...Thank you very much for the relaxing, elegant and knowledge sharing stay. On top of all that was the beautiful scenery and fabulous food. Definitely a five star stay from these three Canadians' vantage point!"

Charlotte and Jonas, Belgium,
"...It was our first visit to Africa and thanks to your great care, your eye for detail and the fabulous breakfasts - also one of our best stays ever anywhere in the world. This is an absolutely amazing B&B!"

Jo and Rob, UK
"...We have enjoyed an amazing two nights at the fabulous beachside guesthouse. The attention to detail on everything is absolutely outstanding!"

Charline & Hubert Bertheau-Valleteau, France
"...Amazing view, amazing many details. Do not change anything - this is perfect!"

Tina and Andy Milligan, UK
"...What an exquisite place! All of your needs are taken care of and you want for nothing - simply gorgeous!"

Warren and Brenda, South Africa
"...Thank you for a lovely stay in the best spot in Hermanus - away from the crowds,but close enough for quick trips to the centre. Thank you for all the personal touches and special requests. You have the most beautiful place, staff andviews - we loved it!"

Alan & Leonie, South Africa
"...The best Guesthouse we have ever stayed in!"

Caroline & Vincent, France
"...An amazing place, with extraordinary people, with the best breakfast in South Africa!"

Lara & Audrey, USA
"...It is paradise on Earth! What a treat to stay in this beautiful Guesthouse. it is so peaceful and tranquil here, you just want to sit and watch waves break at the shore. Thank you for creating lifetime memories!"

Francesca & Daniele, Italy
"...Absolutely amazing! Kind service, cleanliness - the best guesthouse ever! Everything was absolutely perfect."

Dagmar & Alex, Germany
"...Fantastic views, delicious breakfast, beautiful rooms and very warm-hearted staff!"

Alan & Rohan, Sydney, Australia
"...Such a beautiful place to stay with equally amazing staff, making us feel so very special on our honeymoon!"

Annehilde van Eijmeren , Netherlands
"...The team and guesthouse were beyond my expectations. The lovely rooms, the view (!) and the hospitality of the team were outstanding. It was my home away from home. All the little details made it even more perfect. And of course the wonderful breakfast. Thank you so much for making my stay at your guesthouse the best stay of my trip in South Africa. Thank you for the beautiful memories. "

Brigitte & Frank, The Netherlands
"...Ons verblijf was als een sprookje!"

Paolo & Gaetane, Parma, Italy
"...What unforgettable hospitality in an unforgettable place!"

Remi BLANDINIERES, St. Maxime, France
"...I think this is the most beautiful and friendly Guesthouse I have ever seen! The view is incredible, the house is so clean and stylishly decorated, and the breakfast so tasty. Everything was PERFECT!"

Elise and Garcia Family, France
"...Your house is the house of my deams!!! When I become an architect, it will inspire me and my work!! It is so beautiful. "

Matt & Katie Hampson, Wales
"...Thank you all for such a fantastic stay at your exquisite guest house. It really is stunningly beautiful and this along with your team of friendly and welcoming staff, have made our honeymoon week with you a time to remember forever. We felt thoroughly spoilt every day!"