Hermanus, South Africa

Birkenhead House

Stay 6 nights, pay 5

Includes
  • Breakfast
  • Smith Extra: A fantastic private, candlelit dinner for two in the grounds
Offer details

Available to book until 19 Dec 2023

Valid for stays from 10 Aug 2022 to 19 Dec 2023

Minimum stay 6 nights

Terms & Conditions

Booking this Offer

Select your dates from the calendars below the room images to check availability and prices. To book by phone, call us on 1 800 464 2040 and mention the offer name.

Please note that this offer is subject to availability and black-out dates may apply. The hotel may withdraw this offer at any time and without notice.

Deposit Policy

A deposit will be taken to confirm your booking with Smith Global Ltd. Should you need to cancel your stay, as long as you do so before the hotel's cancellation policy comes into effect, this deposit will be refunded in full. Birkenhead House requires a further deposit of 25% of the booking total, which will be charged to you directly by the hotel. The remaining balance is due prior to arrival. For stays during peak season (January February November and December) a non-refundable 25 per cent deposit is required within seven days of booking. For stays between 15 December and 15 January full payment is due four months before arrival. For stays at all other times a 25 per cent deposit is required within 14 days of booking and the remaining balance is due six weeks before arrival. Payment must be made either via a direct wire transfer instruction or Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) in South African Rand (ZAR).

Cancellation Policy

For stays from 1 March 2022 to 20 December 2022 and 6 January 2023 to 28 February 2023, cancellations made more than 90 days prior to arrival will be charged a five per cent administrative fee; cancellations made within 60 days will be charged in full. For stays during peak season (20 December 2022 to 5 January 2023 and 20 December 2023 to 5 January 2024), cancellations made more than 90 days prior to arrival will be charged 25 per cent of the total stay; cancellations made within 90 days will be charged in full. For stays from 1 March 2023 to 20 December 2023 and 6 January 2024 to 29 February 2024, cancellations made more than 120 days prior to arrival will be charged a five per cent administrative fee; cancellations made more than 60 days prior to arrival will be charged 25 per cent of the total stay; cancellations made within 60 days of arrival and no-shows will be charged in full.

4 room types available for this offer

Standard

  • 2guests
Set at the back of the house, these individually-decorated rooms have mountain views. One room has a hand-painted four-poster bed, antique Chinese vases and yellow-silk tub chairs, and the other has a raised king-size bed with a Venetian headboard, a leather entertainment and minibar cabinet, and a small private balcony with a table-for-two. Both rooms have an ensuite bathroom with a free-standing bath tub; one also has a walk-in shower.

Luxury

  • 2guests
Two of these rooms are set upstairs, and have private wraparound balconies with sea views; the third room is set on the ground floor and has a private patio with a plunge pool, alfresco dining area, a day-bed and partial sea views. Luxury rooms have either a king-size or two three-quarter beds; indoor lounge seating may include a gold French chair or a silk-covered loveseat in one room. Each room has an ensuite bathroom with a freestanding Victorian bath tub (one with a separate walk-in shower too) or a rainfall shower over a sunken marble bath tub.

Superior

  • 2guests
Each of these rooms has a private sea-view balcony, a queen-size bed, and an ensuite bathroom with a freestanding Victorian bath tub in the centre, twin sinks and a walk-in shower. One is set at the front of the house, and the other is on the ground floor. Both rooms have a TV cabinet with a TV, DVD player and a minibar, and there’s a leather desk with a hand-carved chair in the ground floor room.

Deluxe Superior

  • 2guests
Set upstairs at the front of the house, both of these rooms have sweeping sea views. One room has a king-size Louis Farouk bed, an antique French couch upholstered in yellow silk, an 18th-century gold chair, a separate dressing area, and three small balconies with chairs and a table. The other room has a double bed, a pair of antique silk tub chairs and two small furnished balconies. Each room has a flatscreen TV with a DVD player, a minibar, and an ensuite bathroom with a walk-in shower and separate bath tub.