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Amenities & Services @ Selkirk House


Each room is equipped with a state-of-the-art adapter which is hidden in the dressing table/desk. Press the button; pull gently on the fold-down handle and you will have access to a set of international adapter plugs.


Selkirk House has a fabulous BBQ located on the pool deck. We will gladly provide everything you need for an authentic South African BBQ. Please arrange with Reception in advance.

Beauty & Massage Therapy

Should you wish to have a beauty treatment or a massage at one of the excellent salons in Hermanus, we will gladly make the necessary arrangements. Please contact Reception.


A delicious full English breakfast is served in the dining room or on the pool deck (weather permitting) from 08h00 until 09h30 every morning. Should you require an earlier breakfast, please arrange with Management in advance.

Check-Out Time

Please check out by 10h30 latest, unless otherwise arranged with Management.

Facial Wipes For Ladies

A friendly request - Please use these to remove your makeup to prevent stains on our towels.

Hair Dryer

A hair dryer is available in the wardrobe in your suite.

Hospitality Trays

A hospitality tray with a fine selection of teas and coffee is available in your suite. We hope you enjoy the complimentary chocolates, port and sherry.


Ice is available on request. Please enquire at Reception.


A 24/7 wireless internet facility is available and there is a PC for your use in the library.


Please ensure that you leave your keys with Reception or in the door upon departure.


Laundry facilities are available at a fee, please enquire at Reception. Dry-cleaning can be arranged but please allow 2 -3 days for delivery.


We have an interesting and well-stocked library in the house for your convenience.


Lighting is fully automated. Please report any problems to Reception.
The house is equipped with solar panels and storage batteries for full protection against power outages.


  • Lower Lounge
    leads out onto the pool deck; spacious and beautifully decorated with fireplace for winter evenings by the fireside. Lovely patio with comfortable sofas and loungers.
  • Upper Lounge
    fireplace and large plasma-screen television. Plush sofas for your comfort. Leads out onto the sea view terrace.


A stocked mini-bar fridge is available in your room for your convenience. Used stock will be charged to your bill upon departure.


There are several fine restaurants in and around Hermanus. We will gladly recommend and book for you. Please enquire at Reception.


Each room is equipped with a digital safe for your personal items.


Selkirk House is fully secure and monitored by a reputable security company.


Smoking is allowed in designated areas outside only. Ashtrays available at Reception.

Swimming Pool

Please make use of the splash pool and sun deck. Swimming towels are provided. Please consider other guests using the area. No diving or running allowed.

Wine Cellar

Our temperature-controlled wine cellar is stocked with excellent local wines. Please peruse our wine list and place your order with Reception.