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We have visited many luxury hotels around the world, BUT this hotel must rank amongst the finest. It is small, eleven rooms, all fully occupied all of the time. Magnificent sea views, It is one of the few fabulous hotels not architect designed ! Every possible whim is catered for by fantastic attentive staff .Nothing was ever too much trouble...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Right on the Cliff Walk not far from Grotto Beach, Birkenhead House is the definition of privileged position. Its small number of rooms and full board tariff make it easy to just soak up the scenery which we did and enjoyed it. Our room was charming with a spectacular view though so much space was given to the bath that...

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Thank DiDC09
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perched above a stunning cove, this luxury boutique hotel has just about everything - each designer bedroom is completely different, the views from the lounge areas and infinity pool are amazing. The food and wine are top notch. Staff totally helpful and friendly.

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Thank Malcolm M
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Birkenhead House for the last three nights of our honeymoon in South Africa and it was the PERFECT ending to our honeymoon. The rooms, the house and the patio are gorgeous. We loved lounging by the pool, around the house and having easy access to the beach and cliff path. All of our meals were delicious and...

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Thank gaffneychelsea
London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This delightful boutique hotel with 11 rooms is a little piece of heaven. Perched on the sea, we were lucky to have Room 1 right overlooking the sea. The staff were phenomenal - always smiling, courteous, helpful and very professional. I would like to commend the lovely Chris who serves the wine and is in charge of the dining room...

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Thank GillyflowerofLondon
London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having stayed at the Royal Portfolio's Royal Malewane Safari Lodge with such success, we followed on to Hermanus to stay at their Sea-side effort. Approaching it, you wouldn't even know it was a hotel, as it sits anonymously in a residential area just outside the Town, looking as if it was just another house, which to be honest, lacks a...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ultra modern art hotel where the staff wear white during the day and black at night. Cliff top location superb, staff attitude brilliant, service quality outstanding, food brilliant. Sure it costs a bit, but how much do you pay for a slice of heaven. Did we like this place? Sure did. We had a discussion as to was this the...

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Thank John P
UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our favourite hotel is SA ! Views of the ocean whale watching from the pool with exceptional food , drinks and service. Very romantic with individual quirky rooms which are laden with flowers and chocolates each night.

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Thank Storeys12
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stay about 100 nights a year in all types of hotel all over the world. 5Star in South Africa is not the same as 5 Star in New York or London all though there are some world class 5 star hotels in South Africa Birkenhead is about as good as I have experienced anywhere in the world when it...

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Forget the fact this 6* quality Hotel / Beach House sits on the edge of the sea and commands the most perfect views of whales, seals, mountains and waves Forget the fact the the food is exquisite and delivered with such skill Forget the chef and his team attends to all 22 guests ( Max ) needs with such precision...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 pinnacle of seaside living. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Birkenhead House

Address: Cnr of 7th 11th Street | Voelklip, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: $667 - $1,452 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Birkenhead House 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Birkenhead House & Villa Hotel Hermanus
Birkenhead House And Villa
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Hermanus
#1 Luxury Hotel in Hermanus
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Hermanus
#2 Family Hotel in Hermanus
#4 Business Hotel in Hermanus
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“ROOMS 1 & 2 :Magnificent sea views”
 of 5 bubbles VENETIAN2015, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are wonderful - best views at the front but you can't really go wrong.”
 of 5 bubbles malcolmm508, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“room 9 has almost 360 degree views”
 of 5 bubbles alwaysaway16, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The room wouldn't matter here as the whole house is your room and its stunning”
 of 5 bubbles WorlddTravellerr, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“They are all lovely”
 of 5 bubbles arparkes, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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