Birkenhead House

The regal Birkenhead House is perched on the cliffs of Hermanus, overlooking the whale watchers' paradise of Walker Bay. It is the most exclusive hotel in Hermanus.

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  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

With a décor that is an artful mix of beach-house and quirky opulence, the 11 rooms, with either sea or mountain views offer balconies, underfloor heating and huge bathtubs. The Birkenhead House spa is designed to relax the senses as is the fully equipped gym and swimming pool. Just a few steps away from the hotel and overlooked by the terrace is Voëlklip beach and Kamma Bay, two of Hermanus' finest beaches.

Getting There

Birkenhead House is a 1.5 hour drive from Cape Town, a wonderful ride through stunning scenery.


Whale watching cruises, golf, Shark Cage Diving, diving, paragliding, sea kayaking, abseiling, quad biking, game fishing, river boating and many more.

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Review of Birkenhead House

Mark & Joy Schmitt

Might just be my favorite hotel ever! We all loved the coast walk and our girls spent full days in surf and sand.

08/05/2017 Read full trip review

Review of Birkenhead House

Philip & Lilian Young

Definitely the best of the best. Dont kmow what else to say didnt want to leave. Everything amazing. Staff , views, quality everything perfect

08/11/2016 Read full trip review

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