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Selkirk House

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to ask to find this lovely B & B. It is high up at the foot of mountain. What a fabulous welcome by Pieter - and such a great room. Love this place. We were free to explore & use all facilities. Breakfast served by A letter were perfect.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great days we could have here. We loved it so much. The rooms are just outstanding, the service was perfect. In every detail was dedication for the guest. It was comfortable and a perfect place for starting different trips.

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Pietermaritzburg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We absolutely loved staying at Selkirk House. Room and view superb. Very comfortable. Excellent breakfast. We will certainly return to this lovely placeI Aletta and Pieter - what a really Nice couple. Definitely best B&B we have ever visited.

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Essex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a find Selkirk House was, located in a quiet residential area the house is perfect. Most of the previous reviews say it all. E mails prior to our stay were answered promptly, with help booking restaurants and trips arranged in advance which was a great bonus. At weekends the restaurants can get fully booked, so it pays to make...

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Reviewed October 29, 2016

We arrived late after driving a long way, and found a warm welcome in this great place. The place is great, the rooms very comfortable and the view from the roof is magnificent. Breakfast was excellent and the whole experience was one of the better we had in our trip. Help in booking and advice were also excellent and very...

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Durbanville, South Africa
Reviewed October 3, 2016

From the time we arrived to check in, and we were early we were greeted with smiles. The room with the gorgeous garden took our breath away. Spotlessly clean with those little features that you don't expect even from a 5* establishment. Bathroom floor and towel warmers come on in the early evening. Breakfast was 5*. Pure luxury and our...

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Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved Selkirk House. We were greeted with friendliness and they completely went the extra mile. After my wedding I fell sick and the owners phoned their local Dr to see if they could assist. The rooms are spacious, well equipped with all the necessary "tools" to make your stay awesome. Loved the creature comforts like the air con,...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Breathtakingly chic B&B, I cant rave enough about the modern beautiful rooms! Don't even get be started on the luxurious bathroom which boasts a double walk in shower, deep bathtub and heated towel rails. All linens, towels & robes of good quality. As a makeup artist and fashionista I was personally inlove with the lights above mirrors in bathroom :)....

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Australia
Reviewed September 22, 2016

We had a huge room with lovely comfortable chairs and a balcony which also had seats. Linen & towels were of high standard, and the bed was very comfortable. The decor is very lovely with good tea & coffee machine and the communal lounge area is superb. There is also a small outdoor area with plunge pool, but it was...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed September 19, 2016

This is a terrific B&B, so stylish, beautifully designed with warm welcoming hosts. Pieter and Aletta made us feel so welcome, breakfast was a treat and there were many lovely little touches eg espresso coffee maker in the rooms, free wifi, complimentary sherry as well as the stunning pool are which the weather made sadly to cold to use, but...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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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: $114 - $182 (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

“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
“Room no 1 was nice and quiet you dont hear any noise from here.”
 of 5 bubbles jamespM5953VR, Jul 4, 2016 | Read review
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