Birkenhead House, Hermanus

Deluxe - £££££


Teetering on the edge of one of Hermanus’ tallest cliffs, the 11-roomed Birkenhead House has unparalleled views of Walker Bay and its marine life. From the hotel, you’ll be able to see whales breaching the water and enjoying the sunshine. If that wasn’t enough, from here you can head out on hikes, visit the centre of Hermanus or simply indulge in the luxury that the hotel provides. Whatever you choose, you’ll have an unforgettable holiday.

Each of the rooms at Birkenhead House have been meticulously designed by the hotel’s owner. They all have a regal, elegant style that oozes luxury and sophistication. From the chandeliers to the gorgeous sea views, you won’t be disappointed.


Birkenhead House has its own spa, which you must visit after a long day exploring Hermanus. Whether you choose a massage, exfoliation or a local spa treatment, you’ll leave feeling refreshed, relaxed and ready to start on the next stage of your itinerary. It’s a great chance to unwind and appreciate this special location on the cliff edge, so don’t miss out.

Head to nearby Voëlklip Beach or have a dip in the hotel’s infinity pool; they’re also great spots to relax. The in-house restaurant is divine; it serves an array of Malay-inspired dishes, as well as a few Western and South African classics that are bound to tantalize your taste buds. Add in the delicious fresh local seafood, and you may not want to eat anywhere else during your stay.

Why We Love It

Birkenhead House occupies an amazing spot on the clifftop and is perfect for a relaxing whale-watching trip. However, it’s the luxurious and indulgent atmosphere that will have us coming back time and again.

Plan your stay at Birkenhead House today.

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