Utmost privacy on the Atlantic Ocean in Hermanus, South Africa - yet a 3 minute walk to beach and restaurant!

Kennedy Guest House Hermanus

After we have been a 5 star guesthouse for 6 years, we have personally chosen to become a 4 star guesthouse, so that we can keep our prices lower.

Terms & Conditions


A deposit of 50% is required to secure your Reservation. The Guest in whose name the booking is made undertakes full responsibility & liability for all costs incurred by his / hers / their party or guests. Reservations should be made well in advance of your required date to avoid disappointment. Reservations will be taken telephonically or online. All bookings are subject to our online published terms & conditions. Bookings and enquiries will be replied to by an employee of Kennedys Beach Villa confirming the date(s) of accommodation or event and all other arrangements. Payment of the amount quoted is required prior to confirmation of booking. No bookings will be confirmed until a deposit has been received. On receipt of the deposit, confirmation of the booking will be sent. Additional costs incurred during the stay at Kennedys Beach Villa are payable on departure. Guests can book in anytime from 14h00 till 19hoo. Late arrivals must be arranged with Management.

Amendments by us:

In the unlikely event that we need to amend your reservation, we will confirm this with you in writing in advance of your arrival. Should you be unhappy with our alternative arrangements we will refund your money in full.

Payment & Settlement of Accounts:

Balances of accounts should be settled upon arrival in Cash.


  • Cancellations for accommodation forfeit 25% of deposit paid.
  • Cancellations less than 60 days prior to arrival, forfeit 50% of the deposit paid.
  • Cancellations less than 30 days prior to arrival will forfeit 75% of deposit paid.
  • Cancellations less than 14 days - 100% of the full amount.
  • Once guests have booked in and then leave 100% of booking fees forfeited.

  • These strict cancellation Policies of KENNEDYS is due to the fact that we exclusively cater for two couples at a time!

Changing of Dates once Deposit has been received:

Changing of dates, once deposit has been paid - a penalty fee of R500

Damage Policy / Disruptive Behaviour Policy:

Malicious or accidental damage caused by you, your client/s, guest/s or invitee/s, will be charged for at the full replacement cost of the damaged item. An additional cleaning charge will be levied accordingly, e.g. heavily soiled bedding, stained carpets, etc. For the comfort of others, boisterous and rowdy behaviour will not be tolerated and if necessary, disruptive guests will be asked to leave. Children are to be kept under control at all times.


We are a Non-Smoking establishment. Should any guest/s, your client/s, or invitee/s be found to be smoking within the Guest Villa they will be charged a R750.00 cleaning fee.

Pet friendly

Kennedy's Beach Villa offers you the opportunity to take your pet on holiday! We are pleased to let you know that we welcome pets in our pet-friendly self catering Lagoon/Honeymoon Suite situated on the edge of the Onrus Lagoon. This luxury Suite offers direct access to a spacious garden where you can walk your dog and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Onrus River.

Onrus River is a short drive from Hermanus, the whale capital of South Africa and offers a wide variety of hotels, luxury guest Villas, bed and breakfast spots as well as self-catering establishments, however few places allow pets. Onrus River offers the ideal location to walk your dog, a quiet and friendly neighbourhood with plenty of outdoor spaces.

If you would rather stay at home than leave your "furry friend" behind, Kennedy's Beach Villa is the place for you and provides the ideal pet friendly accommodation in Onrus, Hermanus.

Please kindly adhere to our pet-friendly rules:

  • No pets allowed on our furniture
  • No aggressive dogs and no barkers
  • The garden is not enclosed, so please use a leash
  • Doggie damages will be for your own account
  • Please bring a doggie-bed

Check-In / Check-Out Times:

Guests may arrive anytime between midday and 14h00 - 19h00; earlier or later arrivals are strictly by prior arrangement. Departing guests are to vacate their rooms by 10h30; thereafter, an additional nights lodging will be charged for. Luggage may be left for later collection by prior arrangement.


We take great care regarding personal information that is provided to us online ensuring it is used only for stated purposes. We do not pass either your email address or personal details on to any third party.

Disclaimer / Liability:

We have taken all reasonable care to ensure the accuracy of the information presented on this website, however it does not make any warranties regarding the accuracy or completeness of the information within or accessible through the site. Kennedys Beach Villa reserves the right at any time to revise, amend, alter or delete the information provided. Kennedys Beach Villa, its employees, staff & agents are not liable to you, the client, the clients guests or invitees for any loss, damage, injury or death suffered by you or your client/s, guest/s invitee/s on or about the premises of Kennedys Beach Villa whatsoever arising, including but not limited to theft, whether resulting from any act or omission whether negligent or not on the part of Kennedys Beach Villa, its employees, staff & agents. You, your client/s, guest/s or invitee/s irrevocably waive any / all potential claims and further indemnify and hold harmless Kennedys Beach Villa, its employees, staff & agents.

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Give us a call: + 27 (28) 316 2169