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Birkenhead House

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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good5%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“la residence”(10 reviews)
“royal malewane”(5 reviews)
“food and wine”(16 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wow, what a setting. This hotel has it all.....very professional but relaxed and friendly service, not at all ‘stuffy’. Delicious food, the vast array of Tapas dishes at lunchtime were probably our favourite but breakfast sitting outside on the terrace accompanied by stunning views was...More

Thank Ailsa F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in room 1, and the location was amazing - magnificent views and a beautiful room (though we thought the decoration was a little 'tired' and could do with a re-paint). We were warmly welcomed by the very attentive staff and showed to our...More

1  Thank Sue M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Birkenhead House is an amazing Home/hotel with fantastic views. We were there for two wonderful nights during our South Africa Trip. The staff was top notch and very accommodating. Food and presentation was wonderful! I would return!

Thank JohnJNorris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After starting our South Africa holiday at The Silo (see separate review), we were wondering how Birkenhead House would compare. The views are spectacular, but what makes this hotel special is the personal touch -- the staff knew our names and all stood to wave...More

1  Thank Kristab818
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Still as good as ever - still a little bit of paradise! Our 3rd time at Birkenhead House and it never disappoints. We had heard that a few of the regular staff had transferred up to the new Silo in Cape Town or la Residence...More

1  Thank Elizabeth2345
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About
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$598 - US$1 471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Hermanus
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Hermanus
#2 Luxury Hotel in Hermanus
#4 Business Hotel in Hermanus
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$598 - US$1 471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Hermanus
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Hermanus
#2 Luxury Hotel in Hermanus
#4 Business Hotel in Hermanus
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (363)
Room & Suite (119)
Pool & Beach (54)
Dining (36)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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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 view a must, though you pay an extra premium for it!"
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"All rooms are individually decorated & both ours & our kids were absolutely beautiful."
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"I don't think you can go wrong in this hotel, if you need a full frontal sea view cough up for it, there..."
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"Try and get a sea view"
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