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    Birkenhead House

    Cnr of 7th 11th Street | Voelklip, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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    2018-01-07 2018-01-08
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    Private Balcony
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    Reviewed 26 January 2016

    We have just had our second visit to The Birkenhead and was a little worried we would not enjoy it as much as the first. We enjoyed it more and our only regret was we did not stay longer. First of all the staff are...More

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    Response from TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at Birkenhead HouseResponded 29 January 2016

    Dear Jackofansh Thank you very much for the wonderful review on your return visit to Birkenhead House. We have passed it onto the entire team. We strive to ensure that all our guests have a fantastic “home away from home” experience and it is great...More

    Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

    What an amazing place. The views are stunning and lovely to walk on the beautiful beaches. The hotel is designed very tastefully and the bedrooms are extremely spacious - we had number 2 with a balcony over looking the sea. The staff are really friendly...More

    Thank Steven B
    Response from TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at Birkenhead HouseResponded 26 January 2016

    Dear Steven B Thank you for taking the time to write your wonderful review of Birkenhead House in Hermanus. We have passed it on to the entire team. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming...More

    Reviewed 20 January 2016

    After a disappointment with booked accomodation in Hermanus' we came across Birkenhead House and walked in off of the street. We were greeted in a very friendly manner, genuinely welcomed and shown a lovely room which was available. From the moment we arrived until our...More

    Thank 65yearold
    Response from TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at Birkenhead HouseResponded 26 January 2016

    Dear 65yearold Thank you so much for your wonderful review on your stay at Birkenhead House. We have passed on your feedback to the entire team. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is important for us to know that all...More

    Reviewed 5 January 2016

    I have stayed in very few hotels with such extra-ordinary standards of service. Setting is incredible, the weather is sublime, and the food is fantastic. Shane, Ricardo and the team did a fantastic job yet again.More

    Thank Matthew H
    Response from TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at Birkenhead HouseResponded 6 January 2016

    Dear Matthew H Thank you for the wonderful review of Birkenhead House. It was a great pleasure having you stay with us again and we are delighted that you enjoyed your time here. We have passed your comments onto the entire team. We look forward...More

    Reviewed 4 January 2016

    We had a first floor room facing the bay, with a balcony. Magical. We stayed en-route driving from Knysna to Cape Grace in Cape Town. We only stayed for one night. I suggest two as a minimum. This is one of the only hotels that...More

    Thank RAP6
    Response from TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at Birkenhead HouseResponded 6 January 2016

    Dear RAP6 Thank you so much for your lovely review. Hermanus is the perfect stop over en route to Cape Town. We also recommend staying at least two nights here as there are a lot of activities in the area and sightseeing to be done...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$520 - US$1,124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Hermanus
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    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Location
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    • Western Cape >
    • Overberg District >
    • Hermanus
    • Also Known As
    • Birkenhead House & Villa Hotel Hermanus ,
    • Birkenhead House And Villa
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    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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