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Birkenhead House

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Overview
Cnr of 7th 11th Street Voelklip, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
5 Star accommodation
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All reviews la residence the cliff cape town our honeymoon spa treatments moment you arrive infinity pool boutique hotel whale watching attention to detail overlooking the ocean amazing hotel heaven on earth stayed longer stunning location huge bathroom south africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drove here for a 3 night stay from Cape Town (tip: drive the coast road via Betty’s Bay & stop for lunch in Kleinmond - wonderful). This hotel is just fantastic - right on the beach - with whales jumping in the sea as you...More

3  Thank jonesyp43
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best hotels we have ever stayed at in the world! The location is spectacular. What sets this hotel above the rest is the staff and the attention to detail. The stay was made perfect by all the little extra thoughtful attention to...More

Thank Sheena S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed 2 nights at Birkenhead House and it must rank as one of the best hotels I have ever been to. The location on the cliff top over the bay with stunning views and whale watching from your bed lounger to the food and...More

2  Thank TimB5936
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location directly at the water and beaches. Very nice staff, everybody. All inclusive in a stylish way. Good food and Southafrican wines. Nice rooms with balcony. 11 rooms only. And everybody knows German soccer now. Good breakfast as well. And of course best whale...More

1  Thank Roger S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this hotel in October - whale watching season. The hotel has 11 rooms of various sizes and aspects, but you do not need to worry about the room view as the dining room & sitting room let you have unprecedented views of...More

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Description
Perched on the Hermanus cliffs, the regal Birkenhead House overlooks the whale watching paradise of Walker Bay. Accommodating guests in the utmost luxury, this is the perfect destination for those seeking the More pinnacle of seaside living. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
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On the Beach
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Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
On the Beach
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$692 - US$1,246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Birkenhead House & Villa Hotel Hermanus
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Birkenhead House And Villa
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Overstrand > Hermanus
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
On the Beach
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$692 - US$1,246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Birkenhead House & Villa Hotel Hermanus
,
Birkenhead House And Villa
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Overstrand > Hermanus
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Traveller (420)
Room & Suite (120)
Pool & Beach (56)
Dining (37)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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happymaryelleno
8 September 2016|
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Response from sammie43 | Reviewed this property |
We left a tip for the maid in each room we occupied over a 3 night stay and we tipped the drivers who took us Shark diving etc and when collected from Hermanus.We didn't tip general staff,I have never tipped hotel staff in... More
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"sea facing."
juliewM9471JQ
4 weeks ago
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"Rooms 1 and 2 are the biggest with front views"
mikesT6876WM
4 weeks ago
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"With just 11 you cannot go wrong; all have the magnicent view of the sea!"
R4024AQcharlotteb
16 Sep 2018
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"Best to secure the rooms that overlook the ocean."
Sariah11
25 Jun 2018
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