On the Cliff Guest House

Self Rated: 5.0 out of 5
42 Westcliff rd, Hermanus, 7200, South Africa
4.6 out of 5 rating 36 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.6

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at On the Cliff Guest House in Hermanus (Westcliff), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Cliff Path and Whalehaven Winery. This 5-star guesthouse is 3.1 mi (5 km) from Hemel-en-Aarde Valley and 3.7 mi (5.9 km) from Voelklip Beach.


Make yourself at home in one of the 7 individually decorated guestrooms. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Conveniences include safes and electric kettles, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Treat yourself with massages and facials. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find an outdoor pool, a sauna, and bicycles to rent. Additional features at this guesthouse include complimentary wireless Internet access, a fireplace in the lobby, and tour/ticket assistance.


Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served daily from 8 AM to 10 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Cliff Path - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Hemel-en-Aarde Valley - 3 km / 1.9 mi
Whalehaven Winery - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Fernkloof Nature Reserve - 4.9 km / 3.1 mi
Voelklip Beach - 5.9 km / 3.7 mi
Grotto Beach - 6.6 km / 4.1 mi
Hermanus Beach - 7 km / 4.3 mi
Rooisand Nature Reserve - 13.4 km / 8.3 mi
Bot River Estuary - 16 km / 9.9 mi
Walkerbay Estate and Birkenhead Brewery - 25.6 km / 15.9 mi
Wandelpad - 25.9 km / 16.1 mi
Kogelberg Nature Reserve - 31.6 km / 19.6 mi
Kleinmond Beach - 32.7 km / 20.3 mi
Panthera Africa Big Cat Sanctuary - 34.6 km / 21.5 mi
Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve - 36.5 km / 22.7 mi

The preferred airport for On the Cliff Guest House is Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 104.6 km / 65 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property at least 24 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 1500 per vehicle (one way)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: ZAR 150 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Library
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -24-hour pool access
  • -Public winery tours
  • -Sauna
  • -Beach towels
  • -Garden