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Birkenhead House

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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good5%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two nights here on our honeymoon in October 2016 (so late writing this review!). We had the most amazing stay. All staff are extremely welcoming. Seriously good quality staff, atmosphere, food, drinks, service decor, ethos.. Just loved it. I've stayed in some wonderful...More

Thank WH1TEY81
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely stay at the Birkenhead House. The views are magnificent. The staff is amazingly pleasant, helpful, and polite. They couldn't do enough for us...they were absolutely great. The dining on property was also very good as we enjoyed eating there. The rooms...More

Thank Sariah11
Reviewed 4 June 2018

I had a sea-facing room that was enormous. It was very modern with all the goodies one would expect. A balcony overlooking the ocean, large bathroom, and large, comfy bed. My title is not one of sarcasm. I have been to RSA for the last...More

Thank William J
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Birkenhead House was the absolute highlight of our 2 week South African trip. From the beginning to the end of our 3 night joint birthday treat stay we were welcomed into a warm though luxurious environment where guests are treated like special friends and staff...More

Thank Niki S
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited for two nights from the US as a part of a larger South African anniversary trip. This place lives up to the reviews. The quality of the resort, the service level, and the views are all wonderful. We visited during...More

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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 ...More pinnacle of seaside living. Less
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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
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On the Beach
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Minibar
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
On the Beach
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
On the Beach
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
On the Beach
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (380)
Room & Suite (119)
Pool & Beach (54)
Dining (36)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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happymaryelleno
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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"Best to secure the rooms that overlook the ocean."
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