Schulphoek House

5.0 star property
Upscale beach guesthouse with outdoor pool, near Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

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Schulphoek House

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Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down duvets, minibar
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Separate bathtub and shower, deep-soaking bathtub, rainfall showerhead

Overview of Schulphoek House

8,8 out of 10 Fabulous
8,8/10 Fabulous

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
181 Piet Retief St, Sandbaai, Hermanus, Western Cape, 7200
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Room service
  • Spa services
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden
  • Front-desk safe
  • Snack bar/deli
Feel at home
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Room options

Superior Room, 2 Bedrooms

  • 75 sq m
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Twin Bed

Luxury Sea Facing Twin

  • 68 sq m
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Large Twin Beds

Standard Garden Double

  • 57 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Luxury Garden Double

  • 66 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Standard Garden Twin

  • 57 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Luxury Garden Triple

  • 66 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 Twin Beds

Superior Sea Facing Twin

  • 66 sq m
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

About this area

Getting around

  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 77 min drive


  • Checkers - 4 min drive
  • Wine Village - 5 min drive
  • Milkwood Traditional & Seafood Restaurant - 9 min drive
  • Hartlief Deli - 4 min drive
  • Ficks Wine & Pinchos - 7 min drive

About this property

Schulphoek House

Schulphoek House is a great choice for your beach stay in Hermanus, putting you near activities like scuba diving and kayaking. The outdoor pool provides fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can indulge in deep-tissue massages. Offering ocean views, Schulphoek House serves Regional cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious guest house include a bar/lounge, a sauna, and a snack bar/deli.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 15 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Express check-out available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily until 8:00 PM
  • Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If guests are planning to check out before 8 AM, the property requests that guests check out the night before by 10 PM instead.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast each morning 8 AM–10:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Romance packages


  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2000
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa services
  • 24-hour pool access
  • Sauna


  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Climate-controlled air conditioning and heating
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes and slippers

Sleep well

  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages and Swedish massages.


Schulphoek House - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Regional cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool open 24-hours
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
This property does not have elevators.
Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Schulphoek Seafront
Schulphoek Seafront Guesthouse
Schulphoek Seafront Guesthouse Hermanus
Schulphoek Seafront Guesthouse House Hermanus
Schulphoek Seafront Guesthouse House
Schulphoek Seafront Guesthouse Restaurant
Schulphoek House Guesthouse Hermanus
Schulphoek House Guesthouse
Schulphoek House Hermanus
Schulphoek House Hermanus
Schulphoek House Guesthouse
Schulphoek House Guesthouse Hermanus

Frequently asked questions

Does Schulphoek House offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Schulphoek House does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Schulphoek House?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Schulphoek House?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have 24-hour pool access.
Are pets allowed at Schulphoek House?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Schulphoek House?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Schulphoek House?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Schulphoek House and nearby?
Have fun with activities like cycling, boat tours, and hiking, and practice your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the guesthouse's other amenities, which include a sauna and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Schulphoek House?
Yes, Schulphoek House offers Regional cuisine and ocean views.
Does Schulphoek House have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.
What's the area around Schulphoek House like?
Schulphoek House is located a short 10-minute walk from Hemel-en-Aarde Valley.







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10/10 Exceptional

Eduardo, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jess, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Perfect for relaxing as couple
Amazing! Perfect break for a couple looking to relax and chill!
Emmie, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent choice
The hotel is extremely friendly and welcoming, the food was excellent the view fantastic and all round excellent choice!
2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Yvonne, 5-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Second time around
We have stayed here twice now. Very clean and large ocean front room. Breakfast was delightful,
Laurence, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We loved how peaceful it was. It always smelled like the ocean. The rooms were clean and beautiful. The views from the second floor were stunning. Great helpful staff. No complaints at all!
Joshua, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

My sea view room was awesome, huge window so lie in bed and look out! lovely herb garden in centre, friendly staff. Its about 4km from centre of Hermanus but easy drive.
fiona, 1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

4-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Top Accommodation and Service
Absolute top accommodation. Professional trained staff. Very friendly. This is a place you want to stay and enjoy !
Daniel, 2-night trip with friends
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