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Birkenhead House

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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.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
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Full view
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Cape Town Intl Airport80 km
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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 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I recently celebrated our anniversary at this magnificent hotel- the location is stunning, the rooms are huge and the staff and service are exceptional. Every detail is thought through and we enjoyed every minute - thank you - we cannot wait to...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had arrived in Cape Town to 35 degrees, driven to Franschhoek in 41 degrees and then travelled through several stunning mountain passes, rain, wind and sunshine to arrive on the bracing, rugged coast and Hermanus. An impromptu low level fly past from an SAAF...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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

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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
14 Oct 2018
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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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PRICE RANGE
US$692 - US$1 247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
birkenhead house & villa hotel hermanusbirkenhead house and villa
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeOverberg DistrictOverstrandHermanus
NUMBER OF ROOMS
11
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