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Mountain View Manor Guesthouse, Sandbaai

 
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A breakfast to remember!  Ever had eggs fried in yellow pepper?
Wheelchair-friendly coastal walkway
Sandbaai beach
View of Onrus lagoon from Beach Bistro
Onrus beach from the counter at Beachfront Bistro

Location

1 Taute Street

Price range - complete one of the options

Rates/person
R350 - R600

About the establishment

General facilities & services
  • Child-friendly
  • Gay-friendly
  • Laundry facilities
  • Pet-friendly
  • Secure parking
  • Wireless internet
Activities offered
  • Bird-watching
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
Getting there/ what's nearby
  • Airport transfers
  • Beach nearby
  • Shopping nearby

Just a few breaths away from the Sandbaai or Onrus beaches in Hermanus, perched along the green belt, about 350m from the vast ocean, is Mountain View Manor – an AA Highly Recommended Quality Assured Establishment!

Mountain View Manor boasts such an esteemed pedigree, that a stay there is bound to be steeped in memory-making moments! Each inch of the Manor is thoughtfully designed, with hand-made and re-purposed furniture making appearances everywhere.

There are also 2 wings to the building accommodating en-suite bedrooms, games lounge, sun room, lounge area with cozy fireplace, library, patio, sundeck and DSTV for those who don’t want to miss their urban spoils! For those looking for a getaway from their manically busy lives, there are many vantage points from which to enjoy a panoramic view of the regal mountains as they watch over the expanse of sea lapping beneath them, while whales bask in the grandeur of nature at her best!

At Mountain View Manor, their hospitality will ensure that even if you arrive as a stranger, you will leave as a friend.

A key focus is on the bed experience, ensuring that the guests rest will be a great one!,

Accommodation in the east wing is in three large double en-suite bedrooms, as well as the East wing has a communal equipped kitchenette area, a sun room and games lounge with stunning views of the towering mountains, a lounge area with fireplace, DSTV and a library. The Sun Deck allows guests to relax and take in the vista with the sound of the crashing waves as the background noise.

The west wing comprises of a family apartment with 3 bedrooms (main en-suite), 2nd bathroom and an open plan kitchenette / lounge, with adjoining private patio and braai facilities and private entrance. 

Downstairs is another large apartment which has a bedroom with a double bed, a single bed, a lounge and coffee/tea making facilities. There is an adjoining shower bathroom, kitchenette and sunroom.

Onsite facilities include: “Char’s Bistro”, where breakfast is served, “The Gathering” is a communal outside area where guests can relax, play pool, darts, or interact with each at the honesty bar, or catch up on some sun tanning on the adjoining deck. 

The location of the Manor means that you feel like you are in the country side, however amenities and shops are only a few minutes away.

•             Restaurants, shops, wine cellars, petrol garage all available in Sandbaai.

•             Only 5km’s to the hustle and bustle of Hermanus central / village.

This guesthouse is the 3rd property (and expansion into the Western Cape) of the family business. 

Lat / Lng / Zoom -34.41835    19.186823



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Behind its unprepossessing facebrick facade lies one of the most remarkable guesthouses we've encountered. It simply exceeds expectations and grows on you the more you discover. It's filled with whimsy and humour, without losing sight of what guests really want - great beds, a relaxing and comfortable environment, and a memorable stay. It's not a "home away from home" (but is that what one really goes away for?), it's better than home! Just the DVDs and the books will make you want to stay longer.

Geoff and Charlise are warm hosts, and highly-competent hospitality professionalists. Breakfast was an 'occasion', a talking point, which will be remembered for a long time. For starters, that's one area which sets Mountain View Manor apart from other establishments. But it was Charlise running out the the car when we set off to explore the area... with "padkos"! Beautifully packaged and wrapped, with forks, Carrot Cake she had just baked. It was the best Carrot Cake we've ever had!

Sandbaai is sometimes regarded as a poor cousin to Hermanus proper, but we found it delightful. It's an area on the up. Mountain View Manor is a short walk from the beach, both sandy areas and fascinating rock pools, and vistas up and down the coast and back to the mountain. There is a 10-minute (wheelchair-friendly) coastal walk to Onrus beach where Geoff had recommended the Beach Bistro. No crowds for a long weekend Sunday lunch, but a great vibe and the best burger (R40) we've ever had. And great service. Right on the beach.

It's easy to recommend this establishment very highly, knowing that Geoff and Charlise will go out of their way to make your stay memorable.

Last visit

Month of visit
March
Year
2014
Companions
Couple
Liked most
Warmth and friendliness, and very, very comfortable.
Do you recommend this to others?
Yes
A breakfast to remember!  Ever had eggs fried in yellow pepper?
Wheelchair-friendly coastal walkway
Sandbaai beach
View of Onrus lagoon from Beach Bistro
Onrus beach from the counter at Beachfront Bistro
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