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Set overlooking the Indian Ocean and the Blue Flag Grotto Beach and boasting fine views of the beautiful Mosselberg mountains, Mosselberg on Grotto Beach is a comfortable and stylish Hermanus guesthouse just an hour and a half's drive from Cape Town. Featuring weathered wooden decks, spectacular sea views and a relaxing swimming pool area, Mosselberg on Grotto Beach is ideal for those who want to explore the Whale Coast and Overberg region.

The spacious rooms are fully equipped with a private entrance and a sea-facing balcony, while the expansive outdoor deck is the perfect spot for a delicious continental or English breakfast. Explore Hermanus, go shopping at one of the markets and enjoy a whale watching excursion. Whale Season is between June and November and you're as likely to see the gentle giants while you're on an ocean trip as you are with your feet on dry land. Perfect for families and honeymooners, Mosselberg on Grotto Beach is an ideal close-to-Cape Town beach getaway offering relaxation as well as plenty of activities.


  • Set at the heart of the Whale Coast in Hermanus
  • Beachfront location & lovely ocean views
  • Seasonal whale watching from your room
  • Fantastic option for children - all ages welcome
  • Elegant, spacious rooms
  • Delicious, freshly prepared meals

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Lounge around the protected swimming pool deck or recline on the front wooden deck and gaze out at the Indian Ocean on the lookout for whales or dolphins.

You can also play a game of pool in the lounge area or pour yourself a drink from the courtesy bar.

General Facilities

    Swimming Pool
    Internet facilities
    Laundry service
    Secure Parking


Breakfast, lunch and dinner are prepared by the talented chef at Mosselberg on Grotto Beach. She prides herself on creating simple dishes bursting with flavour and made from the freshest ingredients. Meals can be served out on the deck overlooking the beach or on the veranda around the swimming pool. The town of Hermanus also has a number of restaurants ranging from formal dining to casual fare.

Deluxe Room

Each of the five tastefully furnished suites has a private entrance, the option of a king-size or two single beds and a view of the sea. The rooms are luxurious and elegant with en suite bathrooms, tea and coffee making facilities, a TV, safe, internet connectivity and sleeper couches for children.


    Ceiling fan
    En-suite bath and shower
    Internet facility
    Mini Bar
    Tea & coffee-making facilities
    Underfloor heating

Other Room Types

The Executive Suite, Junior Suite and The Suite have delightful sea-facing balconies. The Suite has the best position in the guesthouse and also features a romantic fireplace.


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  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Oct 2014 - 31 Mar 2015 $130 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Apr 2015 - 30 Sep 2015 $105 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Oct 2015 - 31 Mar 2016 $145 Bed & Breakfast

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please note, additional room types are also available. Request a quote for rate detail

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Traveller Reviews

  • All the hotels you recommended were very nice and to the expectation even more no execption warm welcome great service great rooms all perfect.

    Axel Krueger, November 2013
  • Just wanted to drop you a line to say that the trip was terrific and thanks ever-so-much for all your effort.

    Glenn Martin, May 2012
  • Wow what a property! We had a very relaxed time. It was very good at all points.

    Alan McCheyne, November 2009

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Bronwyn Taylor

Bronwyn Taylor

Africa Safari Expert

"Mosselberg on Grotto is a stunning Boutique hotel that offers amazing views of both the Mountain and the well-known Grotto Beach. This is the perfect place to do a spot of whale watching, especially between July and November, right from the comfort of your suite."



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Wow what a property! We had a very relaxed time. It was very good at all points.

Alan McCheyne, November 2009 >View more reviews