Set between two of Hermanus's best swimming beaches, Birkenhead House offers luxury accommodations in individually decorated suites. This premium hotel is short drive from the Hemel-en-Arde Valley where guests can visit top class wine estates. Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and is equipped with a flat-screen TV and DVD player. Some units include a seating area for your convenience. Certain rooms have views of the sea or mountains. The rooms include a private bathroom fitted with a bath and shower. The hotel features free WiFi throughout the property. Enjoy lunch and a selection of wines on the patio while taking in the best views of the Atlantic Ocean, and spot some whales during whale season. There is also a spa and 2 swimming pools at the hotel. Your stay includes all meals, local beverages, snacks, a full mini-bar, laundry and transfers to and from Hermanus town center. Village Square is 2.2 mi from Birkenhead House, while Hamilton Russel Vineyards is 3.1 mi away. Cape Town International Airport is 50 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.7
Facilities
9.4
Cleanliness
9.4
Comfort
9.8
Value for money
8.9
Location
9.8
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Gillian
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Amazing hotel in a perfect location. Staff went above and beyond.
  • Colin
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Food was exceptional and ambience perfect Staff or really friendly & helpful too
  • Alex
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Fantastic place all round. Service was exceptional, rooms and abience are fantastic and food and drinks are lovely and plemtiful. Amazing time!

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Cuisine
      Seafood • South African
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Traditional

Amenities of Birkenhead House
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Valet parking
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
Safety & security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Electric blankets
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Air conditioning
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • Pool with view
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Head massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English

Property practice

This property told us they've implemented a practice in one of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, or nature.

House rules

Birkenhead House takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Check-out

From 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club Cash is not accepted Birkenhead House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Payment via a Paygate is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

All bookings from 1 March 2022 will have a Community and Conservation fee that will be charged in addition to the accommodations. This nonprofit fee goes towards our community and conservation projects. The property will contact you with further details.

Please inform Birkenhead House of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

FAQs about Birkenhead House

  • Check-in at Birkenhead House is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM.

  • Birkenhead House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Foot massage
    • Manicure
    • Swimming pool
    • Facial treatments
    • Fitness
    • Beach
    • Neck massage
    • Beauty services
    • Head massage
    • Body scrub
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Waxing services
    • Bicycle rental
    • Spa facilities
    • Back massage
    • Pedicure
    • Body wrap

  • The prices at Birkenhead House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at Birkenhead House include:

    • Double

  • Birkenhead House has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1

  • Birkenhead House is 2.3 miles from the center of Hermanus. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.