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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From our arrival to our departure we were treated like very special guests at someone's private house. Nothing was too much trouble. Anything we needed was brought to us before we could even ask. Despite this the staff are discreet and not overbearing. The staff are a huge asset to the property, they are all incredibly friendly, engage with you,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel has an amazing location , right on the cliffs overlooking Voelklip beach. Direct access to the cliff walk. All lovely. This is our second visit to this hotel and we left decidely disappointed. I am reading all the glowing reports and wonder if they stayed at the same place as we did particularly the comments about the food...

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Thank 362MichaelD
New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at Birkenhead House last fall during our honeymoon in South Africa. The hotel itself is beautiful - perched on a cliff, it's the perfect location for an afternoon of whale watching (luckily, we saw many), with beautiful views of the ocean. The staff were INCREDIBLE - they went above and beyond to make sure that...

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Thank Jenn R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our recent trip pretty much epitomises why I am such a Royal Portfolio (which Birkenhead is part) fan. One is always slightly hesitant to follow up a great experience, in this case for us two years ago, but yup The Birkenhead Family nailed it again. Firstly, the location is incomparable - plain and simple. Standing on the tip of this...

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Thank Mark R
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed last year, returned this year with friends. They were bowled over by the place, style, food, ambiance, service and quality of staff. We thought it was superb last year but enjoyed it ever more this year. Errol and Rita were stand out stars in a friendly, well trained and attentive staff. We'll be back next year without doubt.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had another stay at this hotel. It remains one of the best in the world for us. It is a place to go to if you really want to step out of daily life, relax and recharge. The view over the ocean is stunning. I can't thank the staff enough for such a wonderful time.

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Thank Mr_Phileas_Fogg
Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a family, we have stayed at Birkenhead House 3 times now & each time has been just as spectacular as the last. The bedrooms are simply exquisite & having stayed twice as a party of 8 & having seen all but a few of the bedrooms, I can honestly say that every single room is so beautifully appointed with...

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Thank Laura H
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As you walk into the hotel you are greeted with a view that flows all the way from the reception, through a inner court yard area with a beautiful pool in the center, into the dining room area with the ocean in the background. The artwork and architecture of the hotel is almost as beautiful as the view from the...

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Thank Dewald R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is just perfect ; the room was so big, and the food gorgeous. We wish we could have stayed longer! The landscapes were great, and the service very pro. We would come back definitely :-) !

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Thank Noémie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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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: $690 - $1,513 (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 And Villa
Birkenhead House & Villa Hotel Hermanus
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Hermanus
#1 Romantic Hotel in Hermanus
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Hermanus
#2 Family Hotel in Hermanus
#4 Business Hotel in Hermanus
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“All rooms are lovely. 1 and 2 are at the front with great sea views”
 of 5 bubbles Cathyt1961, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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