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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

My first visit to this Guest House but not my first visit to Hermanus My booking was handled from the UK on the telephone by Peter the Owner , efficiently, and with humour, as I checked and double checked my reservation not wanting to make a mistake! The Owner and his wife are wonderful. Warm, friendly , and extremely helpful....

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Selkirk House, set in a quiet suburb of Hermanus, has a beautiful interior and luxurious bedrooms with huge ensuite. It's very quiet and peaceful and excellently run by Pieter and Aletta. There are large communal areas, beautiful art and ornaments and a deck with a small pool with lovely water fountain features. Very pleasant walk into town and taxi home...

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely place, facilities, and all those extra touches that made our stay truly special. Peaceful location and wonderful service. Lots of room to relax in and a superb choice at breakfast. Will be returning.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a superb boutique hotel. Every effort and expense has been committed to creating wonderfully presented and luxurious accommodation. Bedrooms and bathrooms are really spacious with lots of great little touched. Guests have access to a temperature controlled honesty wine vault - superb. The service and breakfasts are also first class. Really friendly and nothing too much trouble. If you're...

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Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay, very comfortable nice clean big rooms. Felt very safe and secure. Enough parking space but be careful it's a little for low down car! Breakfast excellent, nice area to sunbathe, would go back!

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Channel Islands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The name B&B is a misnomer as far as the British concept is concerned. This is totally dissimilar to any I have stayed at in Britain. The level of comfort, cleanliness and space is unlike anything I have experienced in a non-hotel setting ever before. Added to that is the utter friendliness, hospitality and kindness shown by Pieter and Aletta....

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little late in writing this review as we stayed in October 2016. We stopped off at Selkirk House on our self-drive holiday from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. Selkirk House was a recommendation from our travel agent and what a great choice she made. The house itself is simply stunning and in a very quiet residential street in Hermanus....

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Kassel, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a really pleasant stay. The house has a great design in a quiet street. The people are lovely and gave us some nice tips for whalewatching as well as our further trip. We really enjoyed the breakfast, which was great! Thanks so much!

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for our first 2 nights in South Africa and were so glad we did. The property is simply stunning with outstanding attention to detail. The hosts really have thought of everything and we have extremely high standards. Our only disappointment was the 2 restaurant recommendations made by the hosts, they were both geared up for tourists with...

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Sauchie, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

The standards of decor and fittings (rooms and bathrooms massive) are quite simply outstanding but when you add the warm hospitality of Peter, his wife, and Dee then you have an experience which is hard to beat. Lots of lovely little touches and the wine cellar and drinks honesty 'room' is like nothing we have ever seen before, what an...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Selkirk House is a thoroughly modern 5-star guesthouse nestling high against the Hermanus mountain. The new 27-hole Hermanus Golf Course is close by, while the Arabella Golf Course is a mere 20 minutes drive away.The house is fully automated and furnished in a contemporary style. All the bedrooms have breathtaking mountain or ocean views. Stone and wooden terraces create a sense of spaciousness, while the white American blinds ensure cool privacy. All the generous en-suite bathrooms boast his and her hand basins, heated rails and comfortable baths and showers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Selkirk House

Address: 29 Selkirk Street, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: $110 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Selkirk House 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“All the rooms have the same size, but only one room has a bigger bath (like for honeymoon-couples)”
 of 5 bubbles 126nj, Jan 7, 2017 | Read review
“The higher the room, the better view, but there is no lift!”
 of 5 bubbles Jandorothy, Sep 22, 2016 | Read review
“Best bathroom is in room 5”
 of 5 bubbles _kjjslack, Aug 22, 2016 | Read review
“Small peak at the ocean from the front rooms and full view of the mountains from the back!”
 of 5 bubbles mad4jt, Aug 11, 2016 | Read review
“Quiet, beautiful view, air conditioning. Felt like home, but with far superior finishes.”
 of 5 bubbles vangysen, Jul 10, 2016 | Read review
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