Hermanus, South Africa

Birkenhead House

Price per night from$792.26

Price information

If you haven’t entered any dates, the rate shown is provided directly by the hotel and represents the cheapest double room (including tax) available in the next 60 days.

Prices have been converted from the hotel’s local currency (ZAR14,782.61), via openexchangerates.org, using today’s exchange rate.


  • 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.


  • 2guests
Two of these rooms are set upstairs, and have private wraparound balconies with partial 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.


  • 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.