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Birkenhead House

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The standard remains first class. Food and drink was sumptuous especially the evening cocktails whilst watching the sunset. As good as the first time although we thought Rm 5 with its own splash pool was disappointing. Still no whales better luck next time!

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Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have stayed in many places around the world, and in SA in particular and few match the location of this hotel. Apart from that the food is excellent, the decor very attractive and the staff couldn't do more for you. Certainly somewhere to very seriously consider if you visit Cape Town or want to see the Cape of Good Hope

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Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Birkenhead House is simply perfect. Staff are all so friendly and efficient, the rooms and food are exceptional and the sighting of the hotel was beyond our wildest dreams. The cliff path walk was lovely even though we didn't see any whales. It really is all inclusive and the choice of wines by the glass is amazing. Thanks Ricardo and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning location, the facilities are excellent, the staff are incredibly accommodating and the food is exceptional. Everything is just 5*. There are absolutely no negatives at all. It is quite possibly the best hotel we have ever stayed at. It has a boutique and intimate feel and has just the most breathtaking views across the sea.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We honestly had the most amazing stay at this hotel- from the first moment when we were welcomed we felt at home, and nothing was too much trouble for the brilliant staff. We were totally relaxed, felt completely looked after, enjoyed the food and wonderful spa treatments, and will definitely be back! Such a treat and so worth it.

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Windermere, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a two night stay here and only sorry we had not booked for longer, as it was wonderful. The service was excellent as was the food, with the chef explaining the menu both at lunchtime and dinner in the evening. Everyone without exception went out of their way to ensure a comfortable stay. We were allocated Room 4...

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two days /one night in this wonderful boutique hotel. We stayed in Room 5 which was huge and a great balcony. The rooms are a wonderful mix of old and new. The staff are fantastic and I have to give special mention to the gourmet dining of breakfast/lunch and dinner with a truly extensive wine list. We were...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for two nights and thought it was fabulous. The service is incredible, the scenery picturesque and the food is fantastic. The rooms are beautiful with everything you could need and added extras. The gym is perfect and the spa is exceptional. We had a fantastic few days here and loved every minute!!

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by family this has to be the ultimate in luxury. Every single detail is looked after from the 5 members of staff welcome party to the chef who produces gourmet breakfast lunch and dinner. We stayed in room 1 overlooking the sea with breath taking views. It's pretty self contained all inclusive so other than the pretty coastal path...

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Thank David A
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a superb Hotel. From the amazing service, delicious food and stunning location.Superb attention to detail. We loved it and would definitely return again. Breakfast on the terrace overlooking the bay and in the evening a glass of wine watching the sun sink down below the horizon. Wonderful. There is a lovely walk , about 3 miles along the cliffs...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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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  • Airport Transportation
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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: $623 - $1,510 (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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“They are all lovely”
 of 5 bubbles arparkes, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ocean facing is great but more expensive- the "standard" rooms are still brilliant- room 11 was wonderful”
 of 5 bubbles inkx2u, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were allocated Room 4 which was lovely with a side view of the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles davinat2013, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 was great but if you want sea views then not for you”
 of 5 bubbles ekoeko23, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I was room 7 which possibly had the best views”
 of 5 bubbles MF102, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
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