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Overview of A Whale of a Time

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Beach nearby, white sand, beach bar
Outdoor pool
Soundproofing, free WiFi

A Whale of a Time

3 out of 5

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

    Popular LocationFish Hoek Beach9 min walk
    Popular LocationKalk Bay Beach4 min drive
    Popular LocationKalk Bay Harbour4 min drive
    AirportCape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.)45 min drive

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About this area

Cape Town

Located in Cape Town, A Whale of a Time is next to a golf course and near the beach. Kalk Bay Harbour and Wooley's Tidal Pool are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Longbeach Mall and The Farm Village Noordhoek. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Kenilworth Race Course or Newlands Cricket Ground. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping, winery tours, and whale-watching.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Fish Hoek Beach - 9 min walk
  • Kalk Bay Beach - 4 min drive
  • Kalk Bay Harbour - 4 min drive
  • Wooley's Tidal Pool - 4 min drive
  • Noorul Islam Heritage Museum - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Sunny Cove Station - 5 min walk
  • Cape Town Station - 29 min drive
  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 46 min drive


  • Barracudas — 13 min walk
  • Fish Hoek Fisheries — 19 min walk
  • Olympia Cafe — 4 min drive
  • Kalky's — 4 min drive
  • Tribakery — 4 min drive

About this property

A Whale of a Time

3-star hotel near the beach
An outdoor pool, a beach bar, and tour/ticket assistance are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a garden. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and free toiletries. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like microwaves and electric kettles.
A Whale of a Time offers 6 accommodations with complimentary toiletries. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. This Cape Town hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Frequently asked questions

Does A Whale of a Time have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is A Whale of a Time pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at A Whale of a Time?
Self parking is free at this property; nearby parking is also free.
What time is check-in at A Whale of a Time?
Check-in is from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at A Whale of a Time?
Check-out is at 10 AM.
Where is A Whale of a Time located?
Situated in Cape Town, this beach hotel is 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Fish Hoek Beach and within 3 mi (5 km) of Kalk Bay Beach and Kalk Bay Harbour. Cape Floral Region Protected Areas and Clovelly Golf Course are also within 3 mi (5 km). Sunny Cove Station is only a 5-minute walk and Fish Hoek Station is 16 minutes.