The Garden Cottage

Self-catering in Hermanus – A sunny and quaint Garden Cottage (Bungalow)

The Garden Cottage is a free standing bungalow accommodation unit that offers self-catering in Hermanus in a pretty enclosed garden at Eastbury Cottage.  This fully equipped self-catering cottage accommodates 4 persons (Mum, Dad and two Kids) comfortably, making it family and child friendly.

An open-plan studio type cottage accommodation unit with main bedroom, a lounge area with sunny bay window and has a wood burning FIREPLACE for cosy winter nights.  The newly renovated kitchenette is fully equipped with a two plate gas cooker, bar fridge, toaster, kettle, microwave, mini convection oven, egg boiler etc,/  The accommodation leads to the fully enclosed private garden with a weber kettle braai and barbeque area.

A small separate second bedroom with 2 single beds may serve as either, a dressing room for a couple who enjoys a longer stay, or for a family with 2 children up to the age of 12 years. A day bed in the main bedroom serves as an extra bed for shorter stays.

The newly renovated bathroom now boasts a convenient walk in shower for our senior guests – NO BATH.  We shall supply a baby bath for toddlers and babies.  The Garden Cottage is also pet friendly, has no stairs and is easily accessible by senior citizens.

We will have solar power and a backup power system from 8th December 2022, so guests will not be affected by Eskom electricity load shedding.

To see availability and get the 20% discount for direct bookings up to April 2024, click on the link or copy and paste this link into your browser:                                                                                                   

Floor plan Garden Cottage with fireplace

The self-catering Garden Cottage is serviced daily except on public holidays (please see our policies here)   A fan is provided for hot summer days, wall heaters and electric blankets for chilly winter nights. Free WiFi/internet is available via our Reception.  A wall safe is provided in each unit. Laundry facilities are close by.  A baby cot, feeding chair and stroller push cart are available on request.

Looking for self-catering holiday accommodation for the extended family?  We suggest you consider booking one or two of our other superb suites in conjunction with The Garden Cottage.  Take a look at the The Courtyard which is right next door, The Rose Room and the upstairs family Loft. A total of 12 guests can be accommodated comfortably at Eastbury Cottage.

To welcome you, a complimentary tea and coffee tray is on offer.  Guest toiletries in the bathroom are also just part of the little luxuries that we hope will make you feel comfortable and at home.

We accept credit cards   

Rates are quoted for the Garden Cottage on a self-catering basis per person sharing for the first 2 persons with an additional rate per 3rd and 4th person ~ Weekends: minimum booking of two nights ~ Long weekends: will not be broken up ~ Single rate on request ~ A prepacked self service Breakfast hamper packed into your fridge is available at R120pp.

Look no further than this charming holiday cottage for self-catering in Hermanus! Email us Direct Enquiry OR Book online below

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Should Eastbury Cottage be fully booked, consider our NEW centrally situated accommodation at THE MAYFLOWER – click here at 18 Flower Street Hermanus. The Mayflower accommodates 2 persons in 2 upper deck suites and there is a sleeper couch for additional person/s 

Mayflower Accommodation in Hermanus in Hermanus


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Our other accommodation option: Summer House in Hermanus


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Unit Rates



King or twin beds and 3 single divan beds – Sleeps 2 adults and 2 to 3 children

From R800 – R1000 for first 2 persons sharing plus R150-200per additional child up to 3 children

1 AUGUST – 30 APRIL: R900 – R1000pn for 2 persons sharing, add R150-200 per child/teen

Single RateR700 – R900 depending on season and length of stay

The Garden Cottage is pet friendly by request

To find out more about our discounts for longer bookings, Click here  Ask about out Winter Rates and RSA Pensioner Rates.

(Please note that long weekends and school holidays are excluded from our advertised special offers unless otherwise stated)

Cancellation Policy:

- Cancellation 14 days and less before arrival date forfeits the deposit.

- Cancellation 21 days-14 days before arrival date forfeits 75% of the deposit

- Cancellation 30-21 days before arrival date forfeits 50% of the deposit.

- Cancellation admin fee 10% of total booking cost for all cancellations.

-All shortened stays are subject to the payment of the full cost of the accommodation reserved irrespective of reason.

- Please ensure that you have adequate travel insurance to cover cancellation penalties.

Whilst every reasonable precaution has been taken to ensure the safety of our guests and their possessions, the owners and management of Eastbury Cottage cannot be held responsible for any injury, loss or damage sustained on these premises.



Unit Specifications

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The Courtyard Suite

Comfortable, cosy and serene, The Courtyard 2 sleeper Suite is ideal for that getaway after a busy day’s shopping at the village art and craft markets. Kick off your shoes, read a book or watch a movie of your choice and enjoy the freshly baked fare and preserves you’ve just bought from the nearby Farmer’s Market…

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The Loft

After a long day at the beach, this lovely, light and spacious 2 bedroom, upstairs Loft, invites you to enjoy its relaxed holiday ambiance. Awake in the mornings, refreshed, to the twittering of the birds in the large surrounding trees and the fresh smell of the gentle ocean sea breeze.

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The Rose Room

Return from a stroll and refreshing swim in the tidal marine pool and retire in the romantic and spacious Rose Room that accommodates 2 persons in the main bedroom and 2 persons in the adjoining sun room on a pull out sofa bed.  Be surrounded by attractive furnishings and fabrics, reminiscent of a gracious era, along with high ceilings, long sash windows and understated luxury.

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