Selkirk House - Hermanus, Overberg

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Hermanus Accommodation
Hermanus, Overberg

Selkirk House

Hermanus, Overberg - Accommodation

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Selkirk House in Hermanus

Located at the foot of a quiet mountain, with sweeping views of Walker Bay, Selkirk House offers the excitement of cutting-edge technology, together with the homely comfort of a well-designed guest house. Close by is the 27-hole golf course, while Arabella is a mere 20 minute drive away.The décor is minimalistic and modern, with white American blinds ensuring cool privacy. The ground floor lounge opens onto the Karoo stone barbecue area and a splash pool with a tumbling water feature on one side, and a terrace overlooking the golf course and the ocean on the other side. The top floor bar lounge, equipped with a plasma TV with most DStv channels, has its own sea view terrace, while also giving access to a rooftop deck where 360° views of mountain and sea can be enjoyed.The luxury suites, each with a private terrace or balcony, have extra length king-size or twin beds with fine percale linen and supersoft allergy-free duvets. Each tastefully decorated, fully automated room is equipped with a bar fridge, tea and coffee-making facilities,Verona espresso machines, flat screen TV, international adaptor, a mini safe, hair dryer and Wi-Fi Internet. The bathroom has a bath, shower, twin wash basins, heated towel rails, cotton gowns and Keet & Monks toiletries.Guests can use the Internet facilities in the library or relax on its mountain view terrace, where gently cascading waterfalls convey a sense of peace and tranquillity. The temperature controlled walk-in wine cellar is stocked with the finest wines from local estates.The village centre with its many boutiques, bookshops, coffee shops, restaurants, markets, art galleries and museums is a five-minute drive away. Hermanus is one of the world’s top land-based whale watching destinations. The Southern Right whales visit our shores between the months of July and December. Rich in fynbos and birdlife, Hermanus has much to offer the outdoor enthusiast. Lovely hikes and picnic spots abound along with pristine beaches, amongst which is the famed Blue Flag Grotto Beach, located a mere five-minute drive from Selkirk House.

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Facilities available at Selkirk House,Hermanus, Overberg

Facilities
  • Available Next Weekend
  • Available This Weekend
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Hiking
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Satellite TV
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Womens Day Weekend
Activities Nearby
  • 4 X 4 Trails
  • Bird Watching
  • Body Boarding
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Fishing - Deep Sea
  • Fishing - Saltwater
  • Hang Gliding
  • Health & Fitness
  • Horse Riding
  • Kite-Surfing
  • Ocean Safaris
  • Paddling - Canoeing
  • Paddling - Kayaking
  • Paddling - Sea Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Scuba Diving
  • Scuba/Snorkeling
  • Shark Cage Diving
  • Surfing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Windsurfing
  • Yachting

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GPS Co-Ordinates: 19° 14' 54" E / 34° 24' 15.6" S

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Driving to Selkirk House in Hermanus, Overberg

Departing: Cape Town International Airport
Address: Airport, Cape Town International Airport (CPT), Cape Town, 7490, South Africa
Distance: 0.3 km / Duration: 1 hour 19 mins
1.Head south0.3 km
2.Continue straight0.3 km
3.Slight left toward Michigan St78 m
4.Turn left toward Michigan St0.1 km
5.Turn right onto Michigan St0.4 km
6.Turn left onto Borcherds Quarry Rd0.7 km
7.Merge onto Settlers Way/N2 via the ramp to Somerset3.9 km
8.Keep right to continue on N265.4 km
9.Slight left2.8 km
10.Continue onto R4328.4 km
11.At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Royal St0.1 km
12.Turn left onto Magnolia St0.8 km
13.Continue onto Jose Burman Dr0.6 km
14.Turn left onto Fernkloof Dr0.5 km
15.Turn left at the 1st cross street onto Selkirk St
Destination will be on the left
0.3 km

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Cape Town International Airport - Cape Town

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Cape Town International airport used to be called D.F. Malan Airport and was opened in 1954 replacing the old Wingfield Aerodrome Airport.

This airport is the second busiest and second largest airport in South Africa and third busiest in Africa, by 2015 it is expected to have 14 million passengers pass through the airport. It is within easy driving distance (20 km) from the centre of Cape Town.

Reviews for Selkirk House

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It's really easy to find the place. The picture are a true reflection of the place therefore the house can be spotted as soon as you pass the bend.

review by Fakeemah Manuel

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Very beautiful accommodation. Pleasant hosts. Very very clean, neat and tidy. Very good value for your money. Definitely will be back

review by PMI CIVILS

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Wonderful residence. It's an amazing place.Well done. I loved the two days we stayed there. Everything was perfect!!!Thanks for everything and your affords.

review by Kai Feuerstake

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If you haven't been there before, be sure to book it for your next visit to Hermanus.

review by eGAPSA

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We had a siblings and spouse weekend away and booked all 5 rooms. We had an amazing weekend of fun and laughter. Peter and Aletta made our stay so much more memorable by going out of their way to ensure that the braai and the kitchen table layout was superb.

review by Rookshana Hassan

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The place is stunning, service great and staff friendly

review by Noor Schroeder

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Fantastic service, large luxury rooms, Top, Top, Top

review by Thilo Berg

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My husband and I were here in March 2015. An amazing experience. Beautiful and spacious rooms, lovely breakfast and friendly hosts. The guest house I've been to after Selkirk hasn't come close! Will definitely return to Hermanus for this gem.

review by Aaminah Allie

"Brilliant"

We were fortunate to stay at Selkirk over the Easter Weekend and enjoyed it thoroughly. Ina made us scones and muffins at special request. It was raining all weekend, and the gas for the fireplace had not arrived, so unfortunately we felt the cold.

review by nidia rix, Namibia

"5 Star"

Lovely place with lovely mountain view. Everything meticulously perfect with all details taken care of. Very friendly, helpful welcome by Ina.

review by Evelyn Millard, South Africa

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