We can accommodate up to 12 guests in 3 standard rooms, 2 deluxe rooms, a mountain view studio room in Albertyn Street.

The downstairs rooms at the guest house each have tea/coffee making facilities, flat screen DSTV, free WI-FI, safety deposit box, over-head fans, wall heaters, pool towels and an en-suite shower room. (Deluxe rooms have fridge, private patio area with braai).

Our upstairs studio room is accessed from a private entrance, and includes a kitchen area with microwave/grill, fridge, kettle & toaster, bathroom with shower& bath, full DSTV, WI-Fi, & air con for those hot summer nights. The private deck is spacious with 2 sun-loungers, an undercover seating area, & gas braai.

Breakfast boasts fresh fruit, yoghurt, cereal, toast, egg & bacon and a variety of homemade goodies: pancakes, rusks, preserves and fresh baked bread, freshly squeezed juice (in season).

Guests are invited to enjoy the flood-lit pool area with sun-loungers, tables and chairs. They may also use the BBQ/braai. Utensils, glasses, crockery and cutlery are provided.

The Potting Shed Guest House is ideally situated in a quiet side-street off Hermanus Main Road. Come and explore our town centre, restaurants, cliff paths and sea, all just a short walk away.


Free WI-FI, short walk to town. Concierge - let us book your activities at a discounted rate.


Mid-season: 1st August 2017 – 15th December 2017
Standard Room rate (2pax) R1050
Deluxe Room rate (2pax) R1300
Studio Room (2pax) R1300
High season 16th December 2017 – 6th January 2018
Standard Room rate (2pax) R1125
Deluxe Room rate (2 pax) R1450
Studio Room (2pax) R1450
Mid-season: 7th January 2018 – 16th December 2018
Standard Room rate (2pax) R1050
Deluxe Room rate (2 pax) R1400
Studio Room (2pax) R1400

map & directions

Directions from Cape Town Take the N2 from Cape Town, passing Sir Lowry's Pass and continue until the turning for Hermanus - R43 Junction 90. Continue along the R43 for just over 27kms to the Hemel en Aarde craft village on the left hand side of the road, passing the turnings for Fisherhaven, Hawston, Vermont, Onrus and Sandbaai. Approximately 1 km after Hemel en Aarde craft village, there is a set of traffic lights. Look out for the Gateway Spar Centre on the right hand side of the road and a 24 hour TOTAL petrol station. The 4th turning on the left after these traffic lights (where the TOTAL petrol station is), is Albertyn Street. (Number 28 is the 3rd property on the right hand side of the road). Physical Address: 28 Albertyn Street, Northcliff, HERMANUS, 7200 Postal Address PO Box 1690, Hermanus, 7200, Western Cape, South Africa info@potshed.co.za GPS : 34°25'6.14"S 19°13'57.41"E

Directions from Garden Route via N2 After Riviersonderend take the left hand turn (R326) to Stanford (approximately 55kms). At the next junction take a right turn (R43) to Hermanus. Travel on this road for approximately 23kms. At the first roundabout go straight over - heading towards Hermanus town centre. At the next roundabout/circle continue straight on, passing the small shopping mall on your right hand side (Checkers, Woolworths etc). You will come to a set of traffic lights where you can only turn right. Continue past the Shell petrol station on your left. You will reach a roundabout/circle. Go straight over. Albertyn Street is the 2nd turning after the Police station (on the right). If you reach the Gateway Spar shopping centre – you have gone four roads to far.

enquiries & reservations

28 Albertyn Street, Hermanus, 7200

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