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The 11 rooms at Birkenhead House are individually decorated by the stylish wand of owner Liz Biden. The rooms are located in three different houses which make up Birkenhead House. Please note that while we will do our best to accommodate your room preference we can only guarantee a room category and not a specific room.

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  • Room 1

    Fresh and bright with dazzling ocean views from its two balconies, this is a delightfully stylish, 45 m² room. A king-size Louis Farouk antique bed is the signature feature of the room , complemented by an 18th century French gold chair, yellow silk French antique sofa and original artwork.

    Unwind in the spacious bathroom with its vast tub, elegant shower and two vanities.

  • Room 2

    Be energised by the bright colours that adorn this 45 m²  room.

    From the bright pink headboard to the vivid red chairs, Room 2 is the epitome of glamour.

    The sites and sounds of the rugged Indian Ocean from the balcony are a stunning way to wake up to each morning.

  • Room 3

    Take pleasure in ocean views from the private balcony or curl up in front of the TV on the luxurious king-size, French four-poster bed. A splendid shagreen desk and various original paintings add character to this stylish, sophisticated 45 m² suite. What’s more, the large bathroom’s centrepiece is a magnificent freestanding Victorian bath, complemented by an elegant shower and two freestanding vanities.

  • Room 4

    This 45 m² room has a refined style, with natural tones and classic décor. Step onto the balcony and marvel at the beautiful sea view, and indulge in the plush king-size bed framed by a timeless  gold-framed headboard. This magnificent room features a hand-carved antique chair, leather desk and original paintings. The bathroom is decorated with a shell mirror, single vanity table, shower and freestanding Victorian bath.

  • Room 6

    This 45 m² beautiful blue and green-toned room boasts a lavish king-size bed with dark wooden headboard; 2-seater silken love couch; zebra skin mirror. Wrap-around balconies with cane chairs offer unparalleled views of ocean and mountains. Wallow in the freestanding Victorian bath adorned with two freestanding vanities.

  • Room 8

    From this 45 m² room you enjoy the best of both worlds: two balconies, at the front  and back, allowing you to enjoy ocean and mountain views respectively. Indoors, luxury abounds with a king-size English antique four-poster bed and two red suede high back arm chairs. In the spacious bathroom there is an inviting freestanding bath with twin vanities, chaise lounge and a luxurious shower.

  • Room 5

    Situated in the middle of the House, this 42 m² room opens onto a patio and pool area, furnished with a daybed and table and chairs. Opulent furnishings include an extravagant king-size four-poster bed with hand-carved antique Indian buttresses; an antique English bureau; antique gilded French chair and original artwork. In the bathroom, shagreen-lined cupboards with double vanities surround the deep bath and ample shower.

  • Room 7

    This 42 m² room offers wonderful sea views from its balcony, which is furnished with cane tables and chairs. Inside you’ll find magnificent décor, including a French gold antique chair and shagreen desk as well as two 3⁄4 beds (which can also be made up into an extra king) with padded headboards. The bathroom opens onto a mountain-facing balcony and is fitted with two shell mirrors, double marble-topped vanities and a marvelous freestanding Victorian bath.

  • Room 9

    Doze off in the king-size bed with leather headboard or enjoy the open ceilings with a white tongue-in-groove finish, two-seater silken sofa and leather desk. Bathe in style – a step-down bathroom features freestanding bath, elegant shower, antique Edwardian chair and two freestanding vanities. The 42 m² room has incredible outside vistas, and comes equipped with three furnished balconies to enjoy sea and rugged mountain views.

  • Room 10

    This 40 m² lavishly appointed room has a built-up king-size bed with marble steps, Venetian headboard, Victorian chair, antique oak half moon tables, and original paintings. There is a separate dressing room. A cosy balcony with table and two chairs offers the room an inflow of natural light and fresh sea air. The bathroom is extravagantly finished with stone floor, stone freestanding egg-shaped bath, two separate stone vanities and an open shower.

  • Room 11

    This 40 m² room’s balconies offer majestic mountain views. The focus of the room is the hand-painted king-size four-poster bed, complemented by mirrored desk and bedside table. Adding to the grandeur are black lacquered cupboards, antique Chinese vases, original paintings & antique tub chairs in yellow silk. The bathroom impresses with its freestanding bath, double vanities and walk-in shower.

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