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Birkenhead House

Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa

Stay 3 nights from £670 p.p. (High Season) or £470 p.p. (Low Season) in a Standard Room, including full board. Flights & transfers are available on request. Prices are for guidance only. They are subject to availability, change and the current exchange rate. You will be advised of the price of the holiday that you wish to book before your contract is confirmed.


Perched high on the cliffs of Hermanus, the truly wonderful Birkenhead House offers a sophisticated, intimate 'house party-style' atmosphere and attentive, friendly staff. It also boasts an incredible bird’s-eye-view of one of the world's most famous whale-watching locations, Walker Bay, which is home to Southern Right Whales from May to December – watch them from the hotel's lovely clifftop, infinity-edge plunge pool, the expansive terrace, most of the eleven luxurious guest bedrooms and through the expansive floor-to-ceiling windows in the splendid lounge. The world-class cuisine served in the stylish dining room is sublime – combining Cape seafood, the freshest ingredients and African, French, Italian and Asian flavours – while guests who enjoy pampering will relish the thought of a relaxing treatment in one of the two treatment rooms. Beyond the hotel, nature-lovers will relish the local reserves, coastal walks and fabulous swathes of beach, while for gourmands, there are four amazing vineyards nearby, whose award-winning wines include one of the world's top ten Chardonnays.

  • Type:Boutique Hotel
  • Summary:An excellent all-inclusive boutique hotel
  • Feature:Enjoys a sophisticated 'house party-style' atmosphere
  • Rooms:11 suites
  • Location:Hermanus , Western Cape , South Africa
  • Nearest airport:Cape Town Airport
Birkenhead House
Location and transfer

1 hour, 30 minutes from Cape Town International Airport by car transfer.

This is an independent review written by LuxuryBARED. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Elegant Resorts.


Birkenhead House


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