Birkenhead House

Birkenhead House is located on a cliff-top position overlooking the whale watching area of Walker Bay. Birkenhead House offers for your  Hermanus  experience luxury seaside lodging.

Birkenhead House design a  mix of classic beach house style,with furnishings and artwork.

Location:   Indian Ocean Hermanus

Best time to visit:    South Africa’s climate offers advantages in both seasons

Approximate per night rate :   From R2540.00 per person and up per night

Accommodation
All meals and snacks
Full mini bar
Wireless Internet
Local beverages and house wines
All teas & speciality coffees
Laundry
Shuttle to and from Hermanus

Hotel/Area  activities:

In season some of the  best land Whale Watching in the world, Culinary, Cultural, Wineries, Walking, Beach, Nature Scenery Great  White Cage Shark Dives

 

Birkenhead House  luxury accommodation has a relaxed,easygoing atmosphere where you can breakfast late in the morning, enjoy a cup of  tea on your balcony, and  watch the ocean at dusk.Relaxation is the order of the day at the Birkenhead House

 

Built on the site of the Birkenhead Hotel (named after the British troop ship that sank in Walker Bay in 1852) Birkenhead House is located  of the cliffs of the Cape Coast,giving it spectacular ocean views, and easy access to the beach.

The eleven double suites are luxuriously decorated for maximum comfort.

 

Birkenhead House in Hermanus offers beautifully furnished suites that offer vistas of either Walker Bay or the towering Kleinrivier mountain range.

Suites at Birkenhead House are all equipped with digital Television, DVD player, Wifi connection and complimentary minibar and decorated in bold and original styles.

 

Front House

Room 1

Front House Upstairs

Fresh and bright with dazzling ocean views from its two balconies, this is a delightfully stylish suite.

A king-size Louis Farouk antique bed takes pride of place, complemented by an 18th century French gold chair, yellow silk French antique couch and original artwork.

Relax amidst this splendour or unwind in the spacious bathroom with its huge bath tub, walk in shower and two vanities.

Room 2

Front House Upstairs

A soft neutral palette is enlivened with splashes of golden yellow: two silk antique tub chairs and double bed with striped padded headboard add a touch of glamour.

 

Appreciate the sunshine and ocean views on the two balconies furnished with table and chairs or relax in the glorious freestanding Victorian bath.

Room 3

Front House Downstairs

Take pleasure in ocean views from the private balcony or curl up in front of the TV on the luxurious queen-size, French four-poster bed.

A splendid shagreen desk and various original paintings add character.

The large bathroom’s centrepiece is a magnificent freestanding Victorian bath, complemented by walk-in shower and two freestanding vanities.

Room 4

Front House Downstairs

Step onto the balcony and marvel at the beautiful sea view.

Luxuriate in the plush queen-size bed with gold-framed headboard.

This magnificent room features a hand-carved antique chair, leather desk and original paintings.

The bathroom is decorated with a shell mirror, single vanity table, shower and freestanding Victorian bath.

Room 5

Middle House Downstairs

In the middle of the House, offering partial sea views, this suite opens onto a patio and pool area, furnished with daybed and table and chairs.

Opulent furnishings include an extravagant king-size four-poster bed with hand-carved antique Indian buttresses; antique English bureau; antique gilded French chair and original artwork.

In the bathroom, shagreen-lined cupboards with double vanities surround the marble sunken bath and shower.

Room 6

Middle House Upstairs

This beautiful blue and green-toned room boasts lavish king-size bed with dark wooden headboard; 2-seater silken love couch; zebra skin mirror and footstool.

Three wrap-around balconies with cane chairs offer unparalleled views of ocean and mountains.

Wallow in the freestanding Victorian bath adorned with two freestanding vanities.

Room 7

Middle House Upstairs

This room offers wonderful sea views from its balcony, which is furnished with cane table and chairs.

Inside you’ll find magnificent décor, including a French gold antique chair and shagreen desk as well as two ¾ beds with padded headboards.

The bathroom opens onto a mountain-facing balcony and is fitted with two shell mirrors, double marble-topped vanities and marvelous freestanding Victorian bath.


Room 8

Middle House Upstairs

Two balconies, at the front and back, enjoy ocean and mountain views respectively.

Indoors, luxury abounds with a king-size English antique four-poster bed and two lime green silk high-back chairs.

In the spacious bathroom there is an inviting freestanding bath with twin vanities, chaise lounge and an open shower
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Back House


Room 11

Back House Upstairs

This room’s balconies offer majestic mountain views.

The focus of the room is the hand-painted king-size four-poster bed, complemented by mirrored desk and bedside table.

Adding to the grandeur are black lacquered cupboards, antique Chinese vases, original paintings, antique tub chairs in yellow silk and a mirrored TV cabinet.

The bathroom impresses with its freestanding bath, double vanities and walk-in shower.

Room 9

Back House Upstairs

Doze off in the king-size bed with leather headboard or enjoy the open ceilings with white tongue-in-groove finish, two-seater silken love couch and leather desk

. Bathe in style – a step-down bathroom features freestanding bath, walk-in shower, antique Edwardian chair and two freestanding vanities.

The suite has three balconies with outdoor furniture to enjoy sea and mountain views.

Room 10

Back House Upstairs

This lavishly appointed room has a built-up king-size bed with marble steps, Venetian headboard, Victorian chair, antique oak half moon tables, pink leather chair and original paintings.

There is a separate dressing room and a TV cabinet in leather and wood.

A cosy balcony with table and two chairs offers the room an inflow of natural light and fresh sea air.

The bathroom is extravagantly finished with stone floor, stone freestanding egg-shaped bath, two separate stone vanities and walk in shower.

Room 11

Back House Upstairs

This room’s balconies offer majestic mountain views.

The focus of the room is the hand-painted king-size four-poster bed, complemented by mirrored desk and bedside table.

Adding to the grandeur are black lacquered cupboards, antique Chinese vases, original paintings, antique tub chairs in yellow silk and a mirrored TV cabinet.

The bathroom impresses with its freestanding bath, double vanities and walk-in shower.

 

 

Room 9

Back House Upstairs

Doze off in the king-size bed with leather headboard or enjoy the open ceilings with white tongue-in-groove finish, two-seater silken love couch and leather desk.

Bathe in style – a step-down bathroom features freestanding bath, walk-in shower, antique Edwardian chair and two freestanding vanities.

The suite has three balconies with outdoor furniture to enjoy sea and mountain views.

Room 10

Back House Upstairs

This lavishly appointed room has a built-up king-size bed with marble steps, Venetian headboard, Victorian chair, antique oak half moon tables, pink leather chair and original paintings.

There is a separate dressing room and a TV cabinet in leather and wood.

A cosy balcony with table and two chairs offers the room an inflow of natural light and fresh sea air.

The bathroom is extravagantly finished with stone floor, stone freestanding egg-shaped bath, two separate stone vanities and walk in shower.

Activities

A Luxury Beach Holiday in South Africa

Aside from whale-watching (from May to December), a myriad of activities is possible on both land and sea in Hermanus, making this an extremely popular destination for a beach holiday in South Africa.

Embark on an unforgettable voyage around Dyer Island. Lose yourself in the beauty of the lush mountain trails and walks, study indigenous birdlife or experience the adventure of deep-sea fishing.

Inquisitive travellers can venture out to the charming village of Stanford, local wine farms and townships, while others can relax with a round of golf, yoga or a leisurely bike ride.

For those who crave a more adrenalin-filled experience during their Cape beach holiday, shark cage diving is available, as well as quad-biking, riding, sea-kayaking and scuba diving. [Contact us for the associated fees.]

Ambiance

Hermanus Whale Watching

Kick off your shoes and enjoy the sand beneath your feet. Drink in the sea air. Then wander back up the path that winds its way to Birkenhead House in Walker Bay, Hermanus.

There you will find an irresistible beach vibe that makes for a supremely relaxing and easygoing time.

Whimsical touches such as a shell-covered armoire and feather-trimmed lampshades establish a mood of humour and fun whilst the white walls and contemporary artwork exude serious modern chic.

From the quirky flower arrangements to the delectable homemade cakes for tea, Birkenhead House in Walker Bay, Hermanus, is a stylish yet charming destination where you will feel instantly at home.

 

Dining

Cape Seafood, French Cuisine and more at Birkenhead House

At Birkenhead House, world-class cuisine is a matter of course. In true fusion fashion, the food is a subtle mixture of modern African Cuisine, Cape seafood, and traditional French techniques with strong Asian and Italian influences.

On offer are homemade breads, ice creams and sorbets, as well as delicacies such as tempura strawberries and fresh local fish and Cape seafood ranging from Marlin, Red Roman and Kabeljou to crayfish and mussels.

Soups are a treat with flavours as unusual and exotic as vanilla and butternut.

Only the freshest ingredients are used for lavish meals served in your choice of setting: overlooking the ocean; next to our dual level pool; in our glass fronted dining area; or simply enjoy dining in the privacy of your suite.

Menus and meals can be designed to meet guests’ individual palates and requirements.

Weddings

A Beach Wedding in South Africa at Birkenhead House

Looking for a venue for a carefree beach wedding in South Africa, suffused with the salty tang of fresh sea air? Against the restless beauty of the ocean, Birkenhead House is ideal for a beach wedding venue, allowing you to enjoy a stylish yet relaxed celebration in luxurious surroundings with a cool contemporary vibe.

Feast on seafood and innovative fusion cuisine beside the pool or clifftop; gather your guests on the sand for speeches or photographs; feel the ocean breezes dancing in attendance as you make your vows.

Let Hermanus’ ‘champagne air’ add its heady charm to your day and Birkenhead House will do the rest.

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