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Selkirk House

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29 Selkirk St, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When in Hermanus over the weekend we stayed at Selkirk House and the entire experience was nothing but outstanding! it was elegant, Clean, spacious, private but also homely. It's close to the city centre but far enough to still be peaceful. Room #5 opens up onto the foot of the mountain. The owners are spot on, friendly and more than... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Selkirk house is definitely worthy of its 5 stars. More a boutique hotel than an everyday guest house, everything was 100% as one would expect from an establishment with this rating. Very large spacious rooms and lounge areas, stunning plunge pool (even in winter) and quiet secure neighbourhood, 5 minutes drive from the city centre or beaches.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a weekend at Selkirk House. What a beautiful, luxurious and yet comfortable and friendly home away from home. The attention to detail is quite incredible. Entry and lounges overwhelm with beauty, and the suites are quite magnificent. Breakfasts are delicious and beautifully prepared. The hosts are friendly, helpful and delightful company.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a two day stay through Daddys deals at Selkirkhouse in Hermanus. When I phoned to make the booking, 3 weeks in advance, Pieter already made me feel welcomed and we couldn’t wait to get there. Well the day arrived and we were welcomed and booked in by Pieter. Pieter offered to make restaurant bookings etc. One can trust... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great experience!! Awesome guest House, Friendly people and great Breakfast. We enjoyed our stay and appreciated the extra effort to accommodate us and our one year old. The guest house also has a great view of the mountains and sea!!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at Selkirk's bnb for a weekend out of the city and could not have been more impressed with the accomodation and service. The owners are extremely friendly and have the wellbeing of their guests in mind all the time. The accomodation is world class with fixtures such as underfloor heating, heated towel rails, king sized... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This purpose built guest house truly offers five star accommodation. Modern large rooms and bathrooms well appointed. Large guest sitting room. Attractive pool area. Breakfast outstanding quality and service. The house is located in an attractive residential area next to the mountain and has views to the sea over the town from upper floors.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Better than super. I have been to many luxury hotels and resorts around the world but but Selkirk in Hermanus, South Africa certainly takes the cake. Absolutely fantastic hosts in Piet and Aletta , entirely superior luxury, unbelievable value. Most definitely the best available anywhere. Judge Annandale, Swaziland.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We really were blown away by the beautiful accommodation and premises. The real treat in this guest is house is that the hosts, Pieter and Aletta, are so welcoming and warm, making you feel right at home, in a genuine and sincere way. We will definitely be returning, as Hermanus and surrounds are well worth the visit, greatly enhanced by... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We had a lovely night at the classy and luxurious Selkirk House. VERY comfortable bed, stunning bathroom and a fantastic breakfast. I could not have asked for more. Pieter and Aletta are really fantastic hosts and we thank them for making our stay in Hermanus a pleasurable one.

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