• Manage my Reservation

Rawdon decided to begin the search for a new custodian for this grand old lady, to bring her into a new century. In 1998, Liz McGrath graciously accepted this responsibility, after having garnered international acclaim for her restorations of The Plettenberg and The Cellars-Hohenort. There was no one better suited to oversee the restoration of the oldest hotel in Hermanus, and the second-oldest building in town.

After a busy eight-month restoration period, The Marine was reopened in October 1998 as a five-star hotel.

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