Birkenhead House

A privately owned, world-class luxurious boutique hotel, Birkenhead House has an exhilarating cliff-top position overlooking the rugged and scenic Walker Bay in Hermanus. This small hotel exudes opulence, personalized service and exceptional hospitality.

Accommodating 22 guests in absolute luxury the 11 suites are set in three tiers (front, middle and back house) with incredible vistas of either Walker Bay or the Kleinriver Mountain range. All lavishly furnished and boldly decorated, from zebra print upholstery to shell-framed mirrors, there are plenty of surprising and delightful touches to be found.

Birkenhead House is the perfect location for land-based whale watching (seasonal from June to November). The cliff path offers a stunning walk along the coastline and nearby Gansbaai is the home to Great White Shark Cage Diving.

Why we like it

The Lounge at Birkenhead House is iconic, plush white sofas from which to sip world renowned wines whilst watching humpback whales frolic in the ocean below. The focus on detail at this hotel makes a stay here a real treat. 

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