Accommodation in the Winelands & Cape Town

 

Featured below are some guest lodges, hotels, country inns, B&Bs and self-catering cottages in the winelands, many of them on wine farms. Unless stated to the contrary, all speak English and Afrikaans, have parking and gardens/terraces. Rates are for standard double rooms unless otherwise specified — for example per person (pp) or breakfast included (B&B). Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) ratings where provided. Should you wish to know about wheelchair access, please discuss with the relevant venue.

Bot River

Barton Villas

Barton Vineyards, R43 Hermanus Road, Bot River • TGCSA 4-star self-catering • 3 villas: 3 or 4 bedrooms per villa • Seasonal rates from R1,900–R4,500 per villa • Major credit cards accepted • Fully equipped kitchen, dishwasher, washing machine & tumble dryer • Pool • Jacuzzi • Tennis • Walks/hikes • Birding • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Fireplace • DStv • WiFi • Owner Peter J Neill • info@bartonvineyards.co.zawww.bartonvineyards.co.za • S 34° 15’ 43.8" E 019° 10’ 29.2" • T +27 (0)28-284-9283 • F +27 (0)28-284-9776

Unwind in the heart of the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve near Bot River, where views from three Tuscan-style self-catering villas encompass surrounding mountains, vineyards, olive groves and lavender fields. Each villa has a spacious open-plan kitchen, dining room, Jacuzzi and view-rich outdoor pool. Just one hour’s drive from Cape Town International Airport and 20 minutes from Hermanus, this is a perfect base for exploring the Western Cape.

Bredasdorp

De Hoop Collection

De Hoop Nature Reserve, Bredasdorp • 35 units • From R690pp DB&B • Major credit cards accepted • Restaurant • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Pool • Tennis court • Whale watching • Mountain biking • Walks/hikes • Birding • Boule court • TV (lounge) • WiFi • Owners Stephens, Trieloff & Zeeman families • reservations@dehoopcollection.co.zawww.dehoopcollection.co.za • S 34° 27’ 17.96" E 020° 23’ 57.74" • T +27 (0)21-422-4522 • F +27 (0)28-542-1679

Opt out. Enjoy an outdoor experience that embraces sea, sand dunes, vlei, rare fynbos and mountains. Bird life extends from wading birds to endangered vultures; close-up encounters could include bontebok, Cape mountain zebra, eland, baboons and ostrich. Take scenic game drives; watch whales in season; mountain bike; discover fynbos plains or walk along the deserted coastline; snorkel in turquoise rock pools — or simply enjoy the beach. See also The Fig Tree Restaurant on ­Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town page.

Calitzdorp

The Retreat at Groenfontein

Groenfontein Road, District Calitzdorp (20km from Calitzdorp, off Route 62) • TGCSA 3 & 4-star guest house; AA Quality Assured highly recommended • 8 rooms — garden & standard • Low season: R540–R720pps DB&B; high season: R740–R990pps DB&B • Visa & MasterCard accepted • Restaurant (problem diets catered for, advise when booking) • Pool • Children & pets welcome • Mountain biking • Walking trails • Birding • River with rock pools • Star gazing • Secure parking • Fireplace • Safe • WiFi & TV in lounge • French, German, Italian & Swedish spoken • Owner Marie Holstensson & Grant Burton • info@groenfontein.comwww.groenfontein.com • S 33° 26’ 15.6" E 021° 47’ 20.9" • T +27 (0)44-213-3880 • F +27 (0)86-271-5373

A consistent award-winner, this welcoming, personally run 3 and 4-star graded Victorian farmhouse offers both standard and garden rooms. You’ll enjoy personal pampering, hearty breakfasts and tasty dinners. The inviting lounge and dining room overlook sweeping lawns and the majestic Swartberg. Take leisurely walks, challenging trails, explore the rock pools in the bird-rich river, or simply chill out at the pool, absorbing up the peace and silence.

Camps Bay

The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa

Victoria Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town • TGCSA 5-star hotel, part of the family-run Red Carnation Hotel Collection • Member of Leading Hotels of the World • 55 guest rooms, 15 suites & presidential suite • Seasonal rates: R2,182.50–R2,932.50pps B&B, single R4,165–R5,665 B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Azure Restaurant; The Café Grill; The Leopard Bar • Banqueting & conferences • Weddings • Spa • Sauna • Gym • Jacuzzi • 2 pools (1 heated) • 16-seater cinema • Hiking trails • Helipad • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Children and dogs welcome • Air-conditioning • TV • DVD player • WiFi • Safe • French & German spoken • Owners Red Carnation Hotels • bookta@12apostles.co.zawww.12apostleshotel.com • S 33° 58’ 59.37" E 018° 21’ 31.43" • T +27 (0)21-437-9000 • F +27 (0)21-437-9055
This 5-star luxury boutique hotel, set on the mountainside between Table Mountain National Park and the Atlantic breakers, has a world-beating location: don’t miss the sunset as you sip cocktails on the deck. Individually decorated rooms combine sophistication with serenity; food at Azure restaurant brings the ocean to your plate; a cinema, two pools and world-class spa beckon. Eight minutes by helicopter to the V&A Waterfront. Hotel group founder/president Mrs Beatrice Tollman was recognised as European Hotelier of the Year at the European Hospitality Awards 2012; top international and local awards for 2013 include Travel + Leisure (USA) ‘World’s Best Service’: No. 1 City Hotel in Africa and the Middle East; TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice: Top 25 Hotels in Africa; Top 25 Hotels in South Africa (2); Top 25 Luxury Hotels in South Africa; Top 25 Hotels for Service in South Africa; Travel + Leisure (USA) 500 ‘The World’s Best Hotels’; Top 50 hotels worldwide (41); Condé Nast Traveler (USA) Gold List: South Africa — Best Hotels & Resorts; Azure Restaurant American Express Platinum Fine Dining Award. See also ­Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

Cape Town

Brooklands House

3 Surbiton Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town • TGCSA 4-star guest house • 4 en-suite rooms • Low season from R495pps B&B, high season from R595pps B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Small conferences & weddings • Pool • Boule court • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Walks/hikes • Birding • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Ceiling fans • Fireplace • Digital safes • Satellite TV • DVD player • WiFi • Owners Philip & Sandra Engelen • brooklands@mweb.co.zawww.brooklands-guesthouse.co.zaT/F +27 (0)21-689-3594

Charming Victorian villa, within walking distance of some 7 restaurants, near Newlands rugby and cricket grounds, and less than 15 minutes' drive from Cape Town International Airport. Breakfast in the sunroom overlooking the garden; dine by prior arrangement; in winter relax beside the drawing room fire. If you’re planning winelands excursions, consult your hosts, wine enthusiasts who planted a petit shiraz vineyard beside the boule court.

Cape Grace Hotel

West Quay Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town • TGCSA 5-star hotel • 120 rooms • From R5,683–R7,288 per room B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Signal Restaurant; Bascule Whisky, Wine & Cocktail Bar • Luxury yacht charters • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Spa • Sauna • Gym • Outdoor heated pool • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Air-conditioning • Under-floor heating • Satellite TV • DVD player • X-Box Playstation • iPod docking station • WiFi • Lavazza coffee machines in mid-priced rooms & suites • Safe • French, German, Korean, Portuguese, Xhosa & Zulu spoken • Owner Cape Grace • info@capegrace.comwww.capegrace.com • S 33° 54’ 29" E 018° 25’ 12" • T +27 (0)21-410-7100 • F +27 (0)21- 419-7622

Setting is a private quay of an international yacht marina, against the backdrop of Table Mountain, between Cape Town’s working harbour and bustling Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Ambience is gracious, capturing the essence of the Cape in furnishings and fabrics that combine local creativity with seductive luxury, reinforcing the warm atmosphere and personalised service that have for years defined the hotel. Cape contemporary restaurant and whisky bar. Showered with annual awards. Latest are: 2nd consecutive year Best Hotel in Africa in Celebrated Living’s Readers’ Choice Platinum List; ranked in Top Five City Hotels (Africa & Middle East) Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2012.

Taj Cape Town

Cnr Wale Str & St Georges Mall, Cape Town • TGCSA 5-star hotel • 176 luxury rooms & suites which include a two-bedroom, split-level Presidential suite • Rates on request • Major credit cards accepted • Bombay Brasserie, Mint The Local Grill, Twankey Bar • Weddings, functions & conferences: 7 banqueting & meeting rooms • Jiva Grande Spa • Fully equipped fitness centre • Sauna • Gym • Indoor heated lap pool • Jacuzzi • Walks/hikes • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Air-conditioning • TV • DVD player • iPod docking station • WiFi • Safe • Indian, Thai, Xhosa & Zulu spoken • Owner Taj Hotels, Resorts & Palaces • sales.capetown@tajhotels.comwww.tajhotels.comT +27 (0)21-819-2000 • F +27 (0)21-819-2001

A luxury hotel in the vibrant heart of Cape Town, retaining the architecture and meticulously restored features of two of the Mother City’s significant historic buildings. Seventeen new storeys house suites and guestrooms with magnificent mountain and city views, while banqueting and meeting rooms blend past elegance with state-of-the-art technology. Culinary temptations include the Indian specialty Bombay Brasserie, relaxed all-day dining restaurant MINT, and the Champagne, Guinness and Seafood Twankey Bar. Diners Club Platinum Winelist Award 2013 Mint The Local Grill; Diners Club Diamond Winelist Award 2013 Bombay Brasserie; TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice winner 2012 & 2013.

Vineyard Hotel & Spa

Colinton Road, Newlands, Cape Town • TGCSA 4-star deluxe • 207 rooms • Double from R2,450pps B&B; single from R1,990 B&B • Major credit cards accepted • 3 restaurants: The Square, Myoga & Splash Café • Conferences • Angsana Spa • Health & fitness centre • 2 pools: outdoor & heated indoor • TV • Air-conditioning • Free in-room WiFi • Dutch, French, German & Xhosa spoken • Owners Alexander & George Petousis • hotel@vineyard.co.zawww.vineyard.co.za • S 33° 58’ 44.68" E 018° 27’ 30.71" • T +27 (0)21-657-4500 • F +27 (0)21-657-4501

Start your Cape Town adventure from one of its most historic and beautiful settings — the 120-year-old Vineyard Hotel, on the eastern slopes of Table Mountain, near Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, the sporting mecca of Newlands, and a short drive from the city. Stroll the idyllic riverside estate, unwind at the internationally known spa or indulge in top Cape wines and gourmet food at two award-winning restaurants. See also The Square on Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town page.

Constantia

Constantia Uitsig Hotel & Spa

Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate, Spaanschemat River Road, Constantia, Cape Town • TGCSA 4-star hotel • 16 rooms • Low season from R875pps B&B, high season from R1,925pps B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Three restaurants: Constantia Uitsig Restaurant, La Colombe & River Café • The Wine Shop • Wine tasting • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Spa • Sauna • Pool • Walks/hikes • Birding • Secure parking • Air-conditioning • Ceiling fans • Fireplace • Under-floor heating • TV • DVD player • WiFi • Safe • Owner Constantia Uitsig Holdings (Pty) Ltd • reservations@uitsig.co.zawww.constantia-uitsig.com • S 34° 2’ 51.9" E 018° 25’ 27.5" • T +27 (0)21-794-6500 • F +27 (0)21-794-7605

A perfect resting place for the discerning traveller. This serene hotel, set among the vineyards of a private wine estate in the shadow of Table Mountain, is just 20 minutes from Cape Town city centre and the V&A Waterfront. Charmingly furnished rooms overlook tranquil gardens; heartfelt hospitality is backed by friendly service, and three restaurants on the estate offer a tempting choice of eating options. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

Darling

Darling Lodge Guest House

22 Pastorie Street, Darling • TGCSA 3-star B&B; Greenwood Guide; Portfolio Collection • 6 rooms • Seasonal rates R400–R490pps B&B, single R550–R750 B&B • Visa & MasterCard accepted • Lunch & dinner available on request • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Pool • Tennis • Golf • Horse riding • Mountain biking • Walks/hikes • Birding • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Ceiling fans • Safe • WiFi • Guest lounge with DSTV, DVD player, iPod docking station, honesty bar & fireplace • German, Swiss German & French spoken • Owners Stephan Moser & Oliver Studer • info@darlinglodge.co.zawww.darlinglodge.co.za • S 33° 22’ 44.16" E 018° 22’ 42.73" • T +27 (0)22-492-3062 • F +27 (0)22-492-3665

Charmingly restored Victorian House in the gentle Darling Valley offers a welcoming blend of old and new in an environment of vineyards, pastures, wheat fields and spectacular wildflower displays. Enjoy the area's award-winning wines and olives in a gorgeous garden with inviting pool. An hour from Cape Town and minutes from the Atlantic Ocean. Winelands, beaches, whale watching, golf, art galleries, Evita se Perron nearby.

Franschhoek

Allée Bleue Hospitality

Intersection R45 & R310, Groot Drakenstein • 6 rooms • Kendall Cottage accommodates 4 guests (R900 pp sharing) • Manor House (luxury) accommodates 4 guests (two double suites at R2,800 per suite); 40 guests for functions • Mill House accommodates 4 guests (R400 pp sharing and B&B) • Visa & Mastercard accepted • Allée Bleue Bistro • Picnics • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Herb guided tours • Cellar tours • Winetasting • Secure parking • Air conditioning • Fireplace (Manor House, Kendall Cottage & winetasting centre) TV • DVD Player • WiFi • Safe • Owners Wilfred & Elke Dauphin • info@alleebleue.comfunctions@alleebleue.comwww.alleebleue.com • S 33° 51' 29.0" E 018° 59' 12.9" • T +27 (0)21-874-1021 • F +27 (0)21-874-1850

A choice of accommodation to suit your taste and pocket, from the luxury of the Manour House, ideal for intimate weddings, high teas or any other celebrations; a charming Sir Herbert Baker–designed Kendall Cottage; and an old Mill House. All this on a serene wine and fruit estate, complete with a winetasting centre, restaurant and picnic area, guided herb tours every Friday at 11:00, followed by a herb-inspired menu lunch. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

Cabrière Cottage

47 Cabrière Street, Franschhoek • 1 self-catering cottage, with 2 en-suite bedrooms • Seasonal rates: R1,100–R1,300 per room • No credit card facilities — cash or pre-payment via EFT • Plunge pool • Mountain biking • Ceiling fans • Fireplace • DStv • DVD player • iPod docking station • WiFi • Safe • Owners Matthew & Nicky Gordon • info@cabrierecottage.comwww.cabrierecottage.comT +27 (0)82-455-6411/+27 (0)21-876-4444 • F +27 (0)86-503-2294

Restful self-catering Cabrière Cottage, at the heart of the mountain-ringed Franschhoek village, offers visitors the ideal base for exploring all that the beautiful valley has to offer. The upmarket cottage, with private garden and plunge pool, has two comfortable en-suite bedrooms, spacious open-plan lounge with fireplace, and fully equipped kitchen — plus the amenities expected by today’s travellers: DStv satellite television, iPod docking station and DVD player.

Franschhoek Country House & Villas

Main Road, Franschhoek • TGCSA 5-star country house • 26 rooms • Seasonal rates from R900–R1,300pps B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Monneaux Restaurant • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Spa • Two pools (one heated) • Horse riding • Walks/hikes • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Air-conditioning • Ceiling fans • Fireplace • Under-floor heating • TV • DVD player • Free WiFi • Safe • Owner Jean-Pierre Snyman • info@fch.co.zawww.fch.co.za • S 33° 54’ 0.64" E 019° 6’ 16.55" • T +27 (0)21-876-3386 • F +27 (0)21-876-2744

Five-star boutique hotel with top-rated Monneaux restaurant in a restored manor house and former perfumery dating back to 1890, on the outskirts of the village, surrounded by vineyards and majestic mountains. Laze at one of the two pools (one heated), enjoy a massage, visit the boutique winefarms in Franschhoek, or take a shuttle service to the charming town. Just an hour’s drive from Cape Town. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

Holden Manz Country House

Holden Manz Wine Estate, 3 Green Valley Road, Franschhoek • TGCSA 5-star country house • 5 rooms • Seasonal rates from R1,452–R2,396pps B&B • Visa & MasterCard accepted • Franschhoek Kitchen • Weddings/functions • Spa with revitalising Africology products • Pool • Air-conditioning • Fireplace • Under-floor heating • TV • iPod docking station • WiFi • Safe • French & German spoken • Owners Gerard Holden & Migo Manz • info@holdenmanz.comwww.holdenmanz.com • S 33° 56’ 7" E 19° 6’ 54" • T +27 (0)21-876-2738 • F +27 (0)21-876-4624

5-star tranquility overlooking vineyards. Restrained architecture and soothing, art-filled spaces; ultra-modern en-suite bathrooms offering a near spa-indulgence; muted wall shades and extra-large, sleep-inducing pillows. On warmer days, enjoy a private garden tea in the five guest suites, three of which have their own terraces. On cooler evenings, sip a glass of Holden-Manz award-winning red wine in your suite in front of a crackling log fire. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

Mont Rochelle Hotel & Mountain Vineyards

Dassenberg Road, Franschhoek • 16 rooms & 6 suites • Seasonal rates: R2,300–R3,500 per room B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Two restaurants: Mange Tout & Country Kitchen • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Spa • Sauna • Gym • Pool • Jacuzzi • Horse riding • Mountain biking • Hiking • Boule court • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Air-conditioning • Under-floor heating • TV • DVD player • WiFi • Safe • German spoken • Owners Erwin Schnitzler & Rwayitare Family • info@montrochelle.co.zawww.montrochelle.co.za • S 33° 92’ 05.20" E 019° 10’ 50.53" • T +27 (0)21-876-2770 • F +27 (0)21-876-3788

Elegant boutique hotel with wrap-round views of vineyards and mountains, plus fine dining and rustic restaurants. Attention to detail is paramount: sink into comfort in individually decorated rooms and luxury suites, each with every convenience. Expect fresh flowers, homemade chocolates and a welcome drink upon arrival, daily local newspaper and scrumptious breakfast every morning. South African Winelist of the year 2012 — 3 Flutes (Western Cape); Tripadvisor Award of Excellence 2012-2013. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

Rickety Bridge Manor House

Rickety Bridge Wine Estate, R45 Main Road, Franschhoek • TGCSA 4-star B&B/guest house • 3 rooms • Rates on request • Visa & MasterCard accepted • Paulina’s restaurant • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Pool • Walks/hikes • Boule court • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Air-conditioning • Under-floor heating • DSTV • WiFi • Safe • Owner Rickety Bridge • shani@ricketybridge.comwww.ricketybridge.com • S 33° 53’ 58.5" E 019° 5’ 27.6" • T +27 (0)21-876-2994 • F +27 (0)21-876-3673

Relax in the stylishly renovated 19th-century rooms of this luxury guest house, warmed by personal attention. The patina of the past encourages it: yellow-wood beamed ceilings and pine floors polished with layers of history; Cape Dutch furniture, fire-warmed lounge and country kitchen. Sleep late (it’s easy to do) and take breakfast in the quaint breakfast room or beside the pool in a purple-mountain setting. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

The Owner’s Cottage & La Provençale at Grande Provence

Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate, Main Road, Franschhoek • TGCSA 5-star guest house • 7 rooms in total • Seasonal rates: Owner’s Cottage R2,500–R3,500 per room B&B & La Provençale R2,075–R2,500 per room B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Restaurant • Pool • Jacuzzi • Walks/hikes • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Air-conditioning • Fireplace • Under-floor heating • TV • DVD player • iPod docking station • WiFi • Safe • Owner Alex van Heeren • reservations@grandeprovence.co.zawww.grandeprovence.co.za • S 33° 53’ 57.6" E 19° 06’ 10.5" • T +27 (0)21-876-8600 • F +27 (0)21-876-8601

Two inviting choices: luxurious Owner’s Cottage and simpler, stylish La Provençale. The beautifully appointed cottage has four rooms, a deluxe suite, conservatory, lounge, swimming and spa pool area. Soothing in a grey and white palette, rooms offer an indulgent experience; lush lawns edge the swimming pool. Relaxing La Provençale offers contemporary comfort in two double en-suite bedrooms separated by a lounge, private gardens and pool. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

Whale Cottage Franschhoek

11 Akademie Street, Franschhoek • 7 rooms • Low season R350–R450pps B&B; high season R550pps B&B • Visa & MasterCard accepted • Small conferences, weddings & functions • Pool • Tennis • Golf • Horse riding • Mountain biking • Hiking • Birding • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Air-conditioning • TV • WiFi • German spoken • Owner Chris von Ulmenstein • winelands@whalecottage.comwww.whalecottage.com • S 33° 54’ 41" E 019° 07’ 22" • T +27 (0)21-433-2100 • F +27 (0)21-433-2101

Welcome to a whale of a stay at Whale Cottage Franschhoek, a country house with delightful garden, beautiful mountain views and babbling brook, in the heart of South Africa’s mountain-ringed gourmet village. Close to restaurants Reuben’s and Le Quartier Français, 5 minute drive to excellent winefarm restaurants, the Franschhoek Artisanal Food Route, MCC Route and Wine Route.

Hermanus

Whale Cottage Hermanus

38 Westcliff Drive, Hermanus • TGCSA 4-star guest house • 6 rooms • Seasonal rates: R350–R590 pps B&B • Visa & MasterCard accepted • Small conferences, weddings & functions • Pool • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Air-conditioning • TV • WiFi • Safe • German spoken • Owner Chris von Ulmenstein, Whale Cottage Portfolio cc • hermanus@whalecottage.com • www.whalecottage.com • S 34° 23’ 34” E 19° 13’ 50” • T +27 (0)21-433-2100 • F +27 (0)21-433-2101

You’ll have a whale of a stay at Whale Cottage Hermanus, a marine-themed beach house with magnificent views over Walker Bay, and of whales B & B (breaching and blowing). Hermanus is the whale capital of South Africa, and offers the best land-based whale watching in the world. Just a 1km walk to village centre and craft market. Welcome to a coastal home from home.

Hout Bay

Hout Bay Manor

Baviaanskloof Road, Hout Bay • TGCSA 5-star boutique hotel • 19 rooms • Seasonal rates from R1,920–R3,200 per room B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Pure Restaurant • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Inzolo Wellness Suite • Heated pool • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Air-conditioning • Under-floor heating • TV • DVD player & iPod docking station on request • WiFi • Safe • Xhosa & Zulu spoken • Owner Susan Struengmann • reservations@houtbaymanor.co.zawww.houtbaymanor.co.za • S 34° 2’ 35.52" E 018° 21’ 38.46" • T +27 (0)21-790-0116 • F +27 (0)21-790-0118

Relax, be spoilt, unwind and immerse yourself in tranquil luxury in the "Republic" of Hout Bay. Gracious Hout Bay Manor, built in 1871 and beautifully restored, offers 19 individually decorated en-suite rooms and a casually elegant restaurant and function venue, Pure. An intimate boardroom is ideal for executive meetings or private dinners, while the Inzolo Wellness Suite encourages self-indulgence with massages, facials and other pampering therapies. See also Pure Restaurant in Restaurants on the Winelands & Cape Town page.

Montagu

Les Hauts de Montagu Guest Lodge

3 km from Montagu on Route 62 to Barrydale • TGCSA 4-star country lodge • 10 en-suite rooms • Seasonal rates: R625–R850pps B&B • Visa & MasterCard accepted • Weddings/functions • Small chapel • Pool • Mountain biking • 8 hiking trails • Birding • Boule court • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Ceiling fans • Fireplace • Under-floor heating • Safe • TV • WiFi • French spoken • Owners Myriam & Eric Brillant • info@leshautsdemontagu.co.zawww.leshautsdemontagu.co.za • S 33° 80’ 58.96" E 020° 15’ 77.23" • T +27 (0)23-614-2514 • F +27 (0)23-614-3517

Take time out in a peaceful 4-star lodge on a 600ha olive farm on the slopes of the Langeberg, offering spectacular views of surrounding mountains and olive groves, and bird-rich hiking trails through fynbos. Romantic thatched cottages with spacious en-suite rooms have quaint Victorian bathtubs, plus outdoor showers that make the most of the view. Two hours from Cape Town on the scenic Route 62.

Paarl

Druk My Niet Wine Estate Guest Cottages

Bodal Road, Daljosafat, Paarl • 3 self-catering cottages • Rates per cottage per night: Protea R1,000 (sleeps 2), Guava R1,600 (sleeps 4), Fynbos R2,600 (sleeps 6) • Major credit cards accepted • Pool • Walks/hikes • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Air-conditioning (Fynbos) • Fireplace • TV • WiFi • Safe • German spoken • Owners Georg & Dorothee Kirchner • carlien@dmnwines.co.zawww.dmnwines.co.za • S 33° 41’ 23.26" E 019° 1’ 40.23" • T +27 (0)21-868-2393 • F +27 (0)21-868-2392

Break away — and wake to the sound of birds on a boutique wine farm, where original buildings (still extant) date back to 1692. Three charming thatched cottages, fully equipped for self-catering, offer all mod cons from air-conditioning to washing machine and WiFi. Enjoy unspoiled vistas over vineyards and Paarl Valley; taste wines, walk or hike; or simply laze at the pool, soaking up the peace.

Grande Roche Hotel

Plantasie Street, Paarl • TGCSA 5-star hotel; Satour 5-star silver • 28 rooms • Low season R2,430–R3,800 per room B&B; High season R3,430–R5,300 per room B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Bosman’s Restaurant & Bistro Allegro • Conferences • Weddings • Functions • Fitness room • 2 heated pools • Tennis court • Walks/hikes • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Air-conditioning • Under-floor heating • TV • DVD player • WiFi • Safe • German, Shona & Xhosa spoken • GM Anja Bosken • reserve@granderoche.co.zawww.granderoche.co.za • S 33° 45’ 02" E 18° 57’ 35" • T +27 (0)21-863-5100 • F +27 (0)21-863-2220

The only South African member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, this award-winning luxury estate hotel is a legend for hospitality, attention to detail, beautiful gardens and culinary delights. Set against a mountain backdrop, it’s a relaxing base from which to explore the Cape. Laze at the pools, visit the fitness centre, enjoy excellent golf nearby or tour the numerous wine farms in close proximity. Diners Club winelist Diamond Award 2013. See also Bosman's on Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town page.

Laborie Guest House

Laborie Wine Farm, Taillefer Street, Paarl • 11 rooms • From R585–R960pps B&B • Full English breakfast included in room rates • Major credit cards accepted • Harvest Restaurant • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Pool • Walks/hikes • Boule court • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Air-conditioning • TV • DVD player • WiFi • Safe • German spoken (request prior to arrival) • Owner KWV (Pty) Ltd • info@laboriewines.co.zawww.laboriewines.co.za • S 33° 45’ 57.64" E 018° 57’ 31.84" • T +27 (0)21-807-3093

Relax in Cape French-style elegance, surrounded by history. Four-star, spacious, individually furnished guest rooms (one in the gracious, architecturally important Manor House, built in 1750 and proclaimed a national monument in 1977), overlook sweeping lawns, vineyards and the majestic Drakenstein. Exclusive dinners at the Manor House may be arranged for a maximum of 40 guests, and the farm’s popular Harvest Restaurant specialises in contemporary Cape cuisine. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

Mooi Bly

Horse Shoe at Bo Dal Road, Dal Josafat, Paarl • 5 self-catering cottages (each sleeping up to 6) • Breakfast can be booked upfront • From R220–R450pppn, depending on length of stay, season & number of guests • Visa & MasterCard accepted • Pool • Walks/hikes • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Fan • Fireplace • TV • Dutch spoken • Owners Wouters family • info@mooibly.comwww.mooibly.com • S 33° 41’ 14" E 019° 01’ 17" • T/F +27 (0)21-868-2808, C +27 (0)82-371-2299

"Mooi Bly" translates as "keep well". You’ll not only keep well but stay well at these delightful thatched cottages on a family wine farm on the Du Toitskloof mountain slopes. Surrounded by vineyards, secluded in a large garden with swimming pool, all are spacious, fully equipped, charmingly furnished and serviced on a regular basis. Just 10 minutes to Paarl and Wellington and 30 to Stellenbosch and Franschhoek.

Riebeek Kasteel

The Royal Hotel

33 Main Street, Riebeek Kasteel • AA Superior Hotel • 10 rooms • Low season R695pps B&B, high season R750pps B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Restaurant • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Golf • Walks/hikes • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Air-conditioning • Under-floor heating • Safe • TV • DVD player • WiFi • Owners Robert & Carminda Brendel • info@royalinriebeek.comwww.royalinriebeek.com • S 33° 22’ 59.51" E 018° 53’ 47.80" • T +27 (0)22-448-1378 • F +27 (0)22-448-1073

The extensively refurbished Royal has catered for both national and international guests for over seven generations (today’s visitors welcome mod cons like air-conditioning and underfloor heating). The restaurant offers menus highlighting fresh local ingredients, the winelist is extensive, and the "longest stoep south of the Limpopo", once the spot for G&Ts, now accommodates guests sipping house wine from the region, with the hotel on the label.

Robertson

Ballinderry, The Robertson Guest House

8 Le Roux Street, Robertson • TGCSA 4-star guest house • 7 rooms • Low season R450–R680pps B&B; High season R490–R700pps B&B; single on request • Major credit cards accepted • Restaurant only for stay-over guests, bookings 24-hrs in advance • Pool • Secure parking • Air-conditioning • DSTV • WiFi • Safe • Dutch/Flemish, French & German spoken • Owners Luc & Hilde Uyttenhove • info@ballinderryguesthouse.comwww.ballinderryguesthouse.com • S 33° 48’ 02.40" E 019° 53’ 13.58" • T +27 (0)23-626-5365 • F +27 (0)86-742-8692

Relish fine wines and delectable food at this contemporary guest house in the heart of Robertson, where hands-on Belgian owners Luc and Hilde pamper guests with personal service. The thatched villa in a large and tranquil tropical garden offers five double rooms and two pool suites. Near the region’s best-known wineries and an 18-hole golf course. Champagne breakfast included in room rates; dinner reservations essential.

Fraai Uitzicht 1798

Klaas Voogds East, on R60 between Robertson & Montagu • TGCSA 4-star guest house • 9 units consisting of luxury cottages & garden suites • From R550pps B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Restaurant • Pool • Walks/hikes • Birding • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Air-conditioning • Fireplace, under-floor heating, TV • WiFi for resident guests in restaurant area • German, Xhosa & Zulu spoken • Owners Karl Uwe & Sandra Papesch • info@fraaiuitzicht.comwww.fraaiuitzicht.com • S 33° 47’ 43.13" E 20° 0’ 17.99" • T +27 (0)23-626-6156 • F +27 (0)86-662-5265

Fraai Uitzicht lives up to its name "Beautiful View". Stylishly appointed guest cottages and suites overlook the Robertson Wine Valley, Sonderend Mountains, fruit orchards and vineyards — some at the door. Comfort characterises Cape Dutch-style cottages with reed ceilings; cottages beside the historic wine cellar retain the period charm of the 1800s, and individually appointed suites with private entrances, offer spacious bedrooms and all en-suite facilities. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

Pat Busch Mountain Reserve

Klaasvoogds West, Robertson • 7 self-catering cottages & 1 large farmhouse • Rates from R240–R395pppn • Visa & MasterCard accepted • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Jacuzzi • Mountain biking • Hiking • 4x4 route • Birding • Swimming & fishing in mountain dams • Boule court • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Air-conditioning • Ceiling fans • Fireplace • WiFi • German spoken • Owners Stephan & Lindi Busch • cottages@patbusch.co.za • www.patbusch.co.za • S 33° 46’ 34" E 019° 59’ 47" • T +27 (0)23-626-2033 • F +27 (0)86-573-2156

Escape to an unspoiled reserve, ringed by mountains, at the end of a country road. Owned and managed by husband and wife Stephan and Lindi Busch, this peaceful getaway offers self-catering accommodation in cosy cottages, large farmhouse and two exclusive units sleeping a total of 48 guests. The rustic banquet hall and meadows are an ideal venue for events from conferences to retreats or weddings. 

The Robertson Small Hotel

58 Van Reenen Street, Robertson • TGCSA 5-star hotel • 10 suites • Low season from R850pps B&B, high season from R950pps B&B; single supplement R200 • Major credit cards accepted • Reuben’s at The Robertson • The Wellness Room • 2 pools • Secure parking • Air-conditioning • Under-floor heating • TV • DVD player • iPod docking station • WiFi • Electronic safe • Complimentary mini-bar contents • Wheelchair-friendly with suite specifically for the disabled • Owners Tim Rands, Gys Naude & Marc Kent • GM Riaan Kruger • reservations@therobertsonsmallhotel.comwww.therobertsonsmallhotel.com • S 33° 48’ 00.8" E 019° 52 47.6” • T +27 (0)23-626-7200 • F +27 (0)23-626-1680

Sophisticated outer-city hospitality at its best. Natural hues and rich textures cocoon air-conditioned luxury suites in tranquility, while eclectic furnishings fuse modern design with space and comfort. The Victorian manor house is home to a cosy bar-lounge and state-of-the-art wine cellar, backdrop to signature restaurant, Reuben’s at the Robertson. Manicured lawns and inviting pools encourage relaxation; the pampering wellness room will revitalise body and spirit. Best Luxury Country Hotel in South Africa — World Luxury Hotel Awards 2012.

Somerset West

Somerton Manor Guesthouse

13 Somerset Street, Bridgewater, Somerset West • TGCSA 4-star guesthouse • 12 rooms • Low season R475pps B&B, high season R650pps B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Spa • Sauna • Gym • Pool • Jacuzzi • Birding • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Air-conditioning • Ceiling fans • Fireplace • Under-floor heating • Safe • TV • DVD player • WiFi • Dutch & German spoken • Owner Antonie van den Hurk • info@somerton.co.za www.somerton.co.za • S 34° 5’ 27" E 18° 51’ 23" • T +27 (0)21-851-4682 • F +27 (0)21-851-4672

Styled with Cape Dutch elegance, blending Old World charm with modern facilities. Luxurious en-suite bedrooms; Jacuzzi, sauna and heated-swimming pool; gym to keep toned. Wine from the cellar to enjoy in the tranquil garden, lapa or on the veranda. A golfer’s paradise: 20 courses nearby and reduced green fees at Erinvale golf club. 30 minutes from Cape Town International Airport, with easy access to major tourist attractions.

Stanford

Boschrivier Farm Accommodation

On the R326 between Caledon & Stanford • Self-catering • 4 rooms • Rates on request • Major credit cards accepted • Restaurant • Mountain biking • Walks/hikes • Fishing • Canoeing • Wine tasting • TV • Owner NJT de Villiers • drnjtdevilliers@mweb.co.za • S 34° 23’ 19.4” E 19° 37’ 51.0” • T +27 (0)76-736-0351/+27 (0)23-347-3313 Ext 3 • F +27 (0)23-342-2215

Take time out on a working winefarm at the foot of the Klein River mountain range. The typical veranda-shaded farmhouse, dating back to 1689, offers four comfortable bedrooms with spectacular views; relaxing lounge with fireplace; modern kitchen and braai facilities. Self-cater or breakfast in the farm restaurant, taste wine, mountain-bike through vineyards, hike through wild flowers and fynbos, or canoe on the dam or river.

Springfontein Guest House

Springfontein Wine Estate, Springfontein Road, Stanford • 7 rooms • R1,200pps B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Restaurant • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Pool • Tennis court • Golf course • Horse riding • Walks/hikes • Birding • Fishing • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Fireplace • WiFi • French & German spoken • Owners Weber & Schneider families • hospitality@springfontein.co.za • www.springfontein.co.za • S 34° 25’ 38.5" E 019° 24’ 32.7" • T +27 (0)28-341-0651 • F +27 (0)28-341-0112

Johst and Jennifer Weber of Springfontein have joined forces with Jürgen and Susanne Schneider, owners and executive directors of Michelin star restaurants and a Relais & Château hotel in Germany. Well known for owning "the last Michelin star before Moscow", the Schneiders are now shooting for SA’s first "Michelin star" for Springfontein. Expect terroir-driven wines; a nature-driven kitchen; and sustainable rooms from guest house to delightful cottages. Jürgen Schneider, executive chef of Gutshaus Stolpe, Relais & Château Restaurant & Hotel: Michelin Star 1998–2000; 1999–today Michelin star as executive chef of Strahlenberger Hof, Schriesheim, Germany.

Stellenbosch

Brenaissance Wine & Stud Estate

Devon Valley Road, Stellenbosch • 9 suites • Seasonal rates: Vineyard suites R750–R950 per room; Luxury/bridal suite R1,200–R1,950 per room • Picnic breakfast box R100pp extra • Major credit cards accepted • Café Blanc de Noir • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Walks/hikes • Birding • Wine tasting • Air-conditioning • TV (Vineyard suites) • WiFi • Owners Tom & Hayley Breytenbach • stay@brenaissance.co.zawww.brenaissance.co.za • S 33° 55’ 4.31 E 018° 49’ 7.82" • T +27 (0)21-200-2537

Escape to serenity. This secluded Devon Valley estate offers visitors and guests a unique destination encompassing premier wines, opulent venues, luxury accommodation, chic Café Blanc de Noir (think wine, gourmet pizzas and craft beer) and a sighting of their Boran Cattle Stud. An ideal base for exploring the region, or simply enjoying the tranquil gardens and views of vineyards, plum orchards, surrounding mountains and birdlife. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

Caledon Villa

7 Neethling Street, Stellenbosch • TGCSA 3-star guest house • Portfolio ‘great comfort’ • National monument • 15 rooms • Low season R440–R500pps B&B, high season R525–R600pps B&B • Visa & MasterCard accepted • Conferences • Pool • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Air-conditioning & fireplaces in some rooms • Ceiling fans • TV • WiFi • Safe • German spoken • Owners Johan & Ode Krige • info@caledonvilla.co.zawww.caledonvilla.co.za • S 33° 56’ 15" E 018° 51’ 55" • T/ F +27 (0)21-883-8912

Explore the historic heart of Stellenbosch with its restaurants, shops and art galleries on foot from this splendid Edwardian house. The owner’s in-depth research into history, culture, genealogy, wine and art is reflected in the character and ambience of the villa. Enjoy the colour play of sunset on the mountains from the roof terrace and expect expert assistance in the planning of any outings and tours.

Delaire Graff Lodges & Spa

Delaire Graff Estate, R310 Helshoogte Pass, Banhoek Valley, Stellenbosch • TGCSA 5-star lodges; Relais & Chateaux • 10 lodges (8 x 1-bedroom/2 x 2-bedroom) • Seasonal rates: Luxury Lodge (vineyard view) R8,600–R10,920 B&B; Deluxe Lodge (garden view) R7,750–R9,820 B&B • Rates include daily newspaper, Delaire wine tasting in wine lounge, daily transfers to and from Stellenbosch, guided vineyard walks & art tours, evening sparkling wine & canapés served in each lodge, cinema room (max 10 guests) • Major credit cards accepted • Delaire Graff & Indochine Restaurants • Art collection • Weddings/functions • Spa • Sauna • Gym • Pool • Jacuzzi • Mountain biking • Hiking • Cellar tours • Secure parking • Each lodge has private heated pool, butler’s kitchen, en-suite bedrooms & separate sitting area • Air-conditioning • Fireplace in Owner’s Lodge • Under-floor heating in bathroom • LED flat screen TV • DVD player • iPod docking station • WiFi • Safe • German & Spanish spoken • Owner Laurence Graff • lodge.reservations@delaire.co.zawww.delaire.co.za • S 33° 55’ 20.4" E 018° 55’ 26.0" • T +27 (0)21-885-8160 • F +27 (0)86-626-4403

Indulge yourself in an idyllic setting. Secluded luxury lodges on the Helshoogte mountain slopes, each with a private plunge pool and sweeping views across vineyards and mountains, invite complete relaxation. Enjoy art and design, gourmet cuisine, award-winning wines and revitalise at a world-class spa. For the more active, excursions include vineyard walks, winetasting and visits to the nearby historic towns of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. Best of Wine Tourism award for accommodation 2011 and 2012. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

Devonvale Golf Lodge

Devonvale Golf & Wine Estate, Bottelary Road, Stellenbosch/Koelenhof • TGCSA 4-star lodge & hotel • 60 rooms • Seasonal rates from R980–R1,300 per room • Buffet breakfast R100pp • Major credit cards accepted • Chez Shiraz restaurant • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Spa • Gym • Pool • Golf course • Mountain biking • Walks/hikes • 4x4 route • Birding • Fishing • Boule court • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Air-conditioning • TV • DVD player • WiFi • Safe • German spoken • Owner JJ Provoyeur • hotel@devonvale.co.zawww.devonvale.co.za/accommodation • S 33° 52’ 59.6" E 018° 48’ 15.0" • T +27 (0)21-865-2080 • F +27 (0)21-865-2113

Relax to a warm welcome in a spectacular vineyard setting, against the backdrop of the Simonsberg. Stylish, comfortable accommodation ranges from hotel rooms ideal for the business traveller, to self-catering apartments and luxurious holiday houses. Unwind: enjoy the championship golf course or boule court; laze at the pool; revitalise at the spa; go birding or fishing, or sample Provoyeur wines in the comfortable restaurant bar. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

Eendracht Hotel

161 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch • TGCSA 3-star hotel • AA Travel superior hotel • 15 rooms • Seasonal rates R499–R649pps B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Pool • Air-conditioning • TV • Free uncapped high-speed internet • Safe • Owner Daniël Lutz • info@eendracht-hotel.comwww.eendracht-hotel.com • S 33° 56’ 19.13" E 018° 51’ 46.15" • T +27 (0)21-883-8843 • F +27 (0)21-883-8842

Experience the historic ambience of Stellenbosch's Dorp Street in the comfort of a delightfully restored, owner-run village hotel with award-winning service and friendly coffee bar offering breakfast, light lunch and traditional South African treats. Within easy walking distance of over 30 restaurants, antique shops, museums and art galleries. Easy access to numerous golf courses; centrally placed for the Stellenbosch Wine Route; 30 minutes to Cape Town International Airport. AA Accommodation Award — winner in small hotel/inn category 2009-2011 and Hall of Fame 2012.

Eikendal Lodge

Eikendal Vineyards, R44, between Somerset West & Stellenbosch • TGCSA 4-star country house; AA Superior • SATOUR approved • 9 rooms • Low season R580pps B&B, high season R998pps B&B; single supplement +10% • Major credit cards accepted • Restaurant • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Pool • Mountain biking • Walks/hikes • Birding • Fly fishing • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Willie Haas cheetah outreach facility • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Air-conditioning • TV • WiFi • Safe • Owner Rudolf Saager • info@eikendallodge.co.zawww.eikendallodge.co.za • S 34° 00’ 51.16" E 018° 49’ 42.42" • T +27 (0)21-855-3617 • F +27 (0)21-855-3862

Relax and enjoy a custom-tailored, authentic winelands experience, with fine wines and true hospitality. Surrounded by vineyards, the welcoming lodge has nine spacious en-suite rooms, each with private terrace. Breakfast al fresco against the backdrop of the Helderberg; in season, savour complimentary evening snacks and wine. Take a cellar tour and taste wines; meet cheetah cubs (seasonal); learn to fly-fish or hike through unspoiled fynbos. Regional winner in annual AA Accommodation Awards in the Country-Style Retreats category; InnKeeper.com silver plaque, awarded to establishments upholding exceptional service standards.

Laibach Vineyards Lodge

Laibach Vineyards, R44, Klapmuts Road, Stellenbosch • TGCSA 4-star self-catering • 5 apartments • R495pps; single R850 • Major credit cards accepted • Pool • Walks/hikes • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Ceiling fans • Fully-equipped small kitchen with bar fridge, microwave and induction plate • LCD satellite TV • WiFi • Safe • Owners Laibach Family • info@laibachwines.comwww.laibachwines.com • S 33° 50’ 41.67" E 018° 51’ 43.88" • T +27 (0)21-884-4511 • F +27 (0)86-665-2839

Unwind among organic vines on a welcoming 50 ha working wine farm. Spacious, fully equipped self-catering apartments each with en-suite bathroom with shower, open on to a view-rich deck. Taste wines, enjoy vineyard walks, mountain bike or laze at the pool. Only 40 minutes from Cape Town, 20 from Franschhoek, 15 from Paarl and Stellenbosch. Beaches, golf courses, restaurants and wine estates within easy reach.

Lanzerac Hotel & Spa

1 Lanzerac Road, Stellenbosch • TGCSA 5-star hotel • 48 rooms & suites • Seasonal rates from R1,225–R1,790pps B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Governors Hall & The Terrace Restaurants • Esquire Cigar & Whisky Lounge • Die Taphuis • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Spa & Wellness Centre • Sauna • Pool • Jacuzzi • Horse riding • Mountain biking • Walks/hikes • Birding • Cellar tours • Wine tasting & cellar tours • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Air-conditioning • Under-floor heating • Satellite TV • WiFi • Minibar • Safe • GM Hans Steyn • info@lanzerac.co.zawww.lanzerac.co.za • S 33° 56’ 14.7" E 018° 53’ 35.5" • T +27 (0)21-887-1132 • F +27 (0)21-887-2310

Established over 300 years ago, this serene five-star hotel on a 155 ha working wine estate is perfectly placed for exploring the winelands. Spacious, antique-filled bedrooms and suites lead onto private patios with magnificent views. Dine elegantly or casually to suit your mood; taste wine and pair with delicacies at the Lanzerac Cellar; rejuvenate at the spa: appropriately, all therapy oils are based on grapes. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

Lovane Boutique Wine Estate & Guesthouse

Polkadraai Road (M12), Vlottenburg, Stellenbosch • TGCSA 4-star guesthouse • 9 rooms • Low season R262.50–R553pps B&B, high season R400–R750pps B&B • Major credit cards accepted (excluding Diners) • Conferences • Pool • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Air-conditioning • Satellite TV • WiFi • Safe • Owners Philip & Gail Gous • info@lovane.co.zawww.lovane.co.za • S 33° 57’ 09.74" E 018° 48’ 02.38" • T +27 (0)21-881-3827 • F +27 (0)21-881-3546

Just 5 km outside Stellenbosch, this 4-star rated, comfortable guesthouse offers air-conditioned rooms with stylish decor. Wake to views of mountains and vineyards; enjoy a homemade breakfast in the dining area or outside on the wooden deck. Relax at the pool, taste wine in the boutique cellar or explore the area: the guesthouse is ideally placed for visiting historic Stellenbosch or top winefarms nearby.

Majeka House

26–32 Houtkapper Street, Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch • TGCSA 5-star country house • 22 rooms • Low season from R900pps B&B; high season from R1,150pps B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Makaron Restaurant • Conferences • Sanctuary Spa with full range of treatments, sauna, steamroom & fitness centre • 2 pools + 1 heated indoor pool • Jacuzzi • Secure parking • Air-conditioning • DSTV • DVD player • WiFi • Lavazza coffee machine • Mini bar • Safe • French spoken • Owners Karine Dequeker-van der Merwe & Lloyd van der Merwe • reservations@majekahouse.co.zawww.majekahouse.co.za • S 33° 58’ 04.07" E 018° 51’ 39.64" • T +27 (0)21-880-1549 • F +27 (0)21-880-1550

One of the most stylish boltholes in the Cape winelands, this owner-managed and blissfully private 5-star country house combines a prime location with luxurious accommodation, thoughtful service, a sophisticated bar and restaurant, professionally run spa and spacious grounds. An ideal base for exploring historical Stellenbosch with its museums, galleries and café culture, with numerous well-known vineyards and restaurants along the Stellenbosch wine route in easy distance. International A’ Design Award and bronze medal in the interior design category 2012. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

Morgenhof Manor House

Morgenhof Wine Estate, Klapmuts Road (R44), Stellenbosch • 5 en-suite rooms • Seasonal rates: R395–R495pps B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Restaurant • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Pool • Horse riding • Mountain biking • Walks/hikes • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Fireplace • Under-floor heating • Tea & coffee making facilities • Self-catering kitchen • Owner La Tour International Investments t/a Morgenhof Wines • wendy@morgenhof.comwww.morgenhof.com • S 33° 53’ 38.5" E 018° 51’ 39.2" • T +27 (0)21-889-2034 • F +27 (0)21-889-5266

Experience the relaxed food and wine lifestyle of a wine estate dating back to 1692. The gracious gabled manor house, refurbished with en-suite rooms and well-equipped self-catering kitchen, allows you to absorb the past in comfort. Breakfast in the cosy coffee shop or under the vines; lunch is available at the estate restaurant. Centrally located on the R44 just 4 km outside Stellenbosch. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

Natte Valleij Farm

Natte Valleij, Klapmuts Road (R44), between Stellenbosch and Paarl • TGCSA 3-star B&B & self-catering • 2 cottages — both private with patio and BBQ — Vineyard cottage (sleeps 6) & Cellar cottage (sleeps 2 adults + 2 children) • B&B R390pp; self-catering varies depending on cottage, season & length of stay • Owners Charles & Charlene Milner • milner@intekom.co.zawww.nattevalleij.co.za • S 33° 50’ 3.6" E 018° 52’ 43.2" • T +27 (0)21-875-5171

Step into the past. Ideal for families or a group of friends, this historic wine farm in the prime winemaking "Muldersvlei bowl", with a magnificent Cape Dutch homestead, was the original land grant of the area. Relaxing rural ambience; secluded pool in the large garden. Wonderful walking through vineyards or the neighbouring game reserve where wildebeest, zebra, springbok, bontebok, gemsbok and eland graze.

Saxenburg Estate

Polkadraai Road, Kuils River • 3 self-catering apartments: bachelor, 1-bedroom & 3-bedroom • R680 per room • Major credit cards accepted • The Guinea Fowl Restaurant • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Pool • Walks/hikes • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Fireplace • TV • DVD player • WiFi • Safe • German spoken • Owners Bührer family • info@saxenburg.co.zawww.saxenburg.co.za • S 33° 56’ 47.9" E 018° 43’ 9.4" • T +27 (0)21-903-6113 • F +27 (0)21-903-3129

Shed stress in the idyllic surroundings of a view-rich working farm only 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airport, 30 from Cape Town and 10 from Stellenbosch. Three inviting, colour-bright and fully secure Cape Dutch-style apartments share a swimming pool and are fully equipped for self-catering (including barbecue facilities). Should you choose to relax rather than cook, book at the estate’s popular restaurant.

Sugarbird Manor

Devon Valley Road, Stellenbosch • TGCSA 4-star guesthouse • 9 rooms • Seasonal rates: double R1,000–R1,450 per room B&B; single R700–R1,160 B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Conferences • Weddings • Pool • Hiking • DStv • Air-conditioning & ceiling fan • Owner Ginny Povall • reservations@sugarbirdmanor.co.zawww.sugarbirdmanor.co.za • S 33° 54’ 18.5" E 018° 49’ 25" • T +27 (0)21-865-2313/+27 (0)76-340-8296

Comfortable meets chic; welcoming detail meets delightful destination. Eclectic in design, this 4-star guesthouse on a protea and wine farm adds a respectful twist of city sophistication to the Cape wineland’s country roots. Whether for a long holiday or short break, the 21 ha of gorgeous flowers and vineyards provide a perfect base for exploring the winelands — or just chilling out in quiet luxury.

Tarentaal Cottage

Tarentaal Farm, Polkadraai Road, Stellenbosch • Self-catering cottage (sleeps 4) • Seasonal rates from R1,250–R1,650 per unit • No credit card facilities • Mountain biking • Hikes • Birding • Secure parking • Air-conditioning • Fireplace • TV • DVD player • Manager Luzanne Gerstner • info@tarentaalcottage.co.zawww.tarentaalcottage.co.za • S 33° 58’ 4.98" E 018° 45’ 8.39" • T +27 (0)71-484-0248 • F +27 (0)28-313-0435

Relax and enjoy the vineyard tapestry surrounding you in a self-catering cottage on a boutique wine farm. Stellenbosch central is 10 minutes away: stroll down Dorp Street with its coffee shops, restaurants and galleries; or taste wine on the many wine farms nearby. The fully furnished cottage is open-plan, with undercover porch and braai facility, and serviced after 10 days, to allow for holiday privacy.

The Devon Valley Hotel

Devon Valley Road, Devon Valley, Stellenbosch • TGCSA 4-star hotel • 50 suites • Seasonal rates from R525–800pps B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Flavours Restaurant • Conferences • Weddings/functions • 2 Pools • Jacuzzi • Mountain biking • Walks/hikes • Birding • Boule court • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Air-conditioning • Ceiling fans • Fireplaces (some) • TV • WiFi • Safe • German spoken • Owner Louis Group Hotels, Spa’s & Vineyards • info@devonvalleyhotel.com www.devonvalleyhotel.com • S 33° 54’ 12.64" E 18° 48’ 53.03" • T +27 (0)21-865-2012 • F +27 (0)21-865-2610

For "handmade hospitality" discover this award-winning haven, hidden in a shady, green and peaceful corner of the Stellenbosch winelands. The 50 stylish suites reflect the contemporary-cum-colonial feel of the hotel, enjoying unobstructed views of mountains, vineyards and olive groves, while the spacious luxury rooms and executive suites in the Manor House are the hotel’s premier offering, ideal for a romantic escape or a rejuvenating retreat. TripAdvisor Travellers Choice award 2013. See also Flavours at The Devon Valley Hotel on Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town page.

The Residence & Cottage at Haskell Vineyards

Annandale Road, Lynedoch, Stellenbosch • Seasonal rates: Residence R2,065–R2,650 & Cottage R950–R1,350; rates discounted for stays of 3 weeks or longer • Major credit cards accepted • Long Table Restaurant • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Mountain biking • Walks/hikes • Birding • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Air-conditioning • Ceiling fans • Fireplace • DStv • DVD player • iPod docking station • WiFi • Owner Preston Haskell • theresidence@haskellvineyards.co.zawww.haskellvineyards.com • S 34° 0’ 13.9" E 018° 51’ 38.4" • T +27 (0)21-881-3895 • F +27 (0)21-881-3986

Two view-rich, tempting accommodation options: the spacious, two-bedroom, two-bathroom The Residence, surrounded by vines, where the stylish interior, created by a leading local interior designer, exudes contemporary comfort; or the loft-style Cottage, ideal for two guests. Both within walking distance of the farm’s unpretentious Long Table Restaurant, where flavoursome food and a creative winelist with Haskell and Dombeya wines are available in a convivial ambience.

Zevenwacht Country Inn

Zevenwacht Wine Farm, Langverwacht Road, Kuils River • TGCSA 4-star country house • Total 38 rooms: 1 honeymoon suite (deluxe), 12 Country Inn luxury suites, 7 x 3-bedroom cottages, 1 x 4-bedroom self-catering chalet • Low season from R380pps B&B; high season from R455pps B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Restaurant • Gift shop • Picnics • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Mangwanani Spa • Sauna • Pool • Tennis court • Mountain biking • Walks/hikes • 4x4 route • Birding • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Air-conditioning • TV • WiFi • Tea/coffee making facilities • Hairdryer • Trouser press • Safe • Xhosa spoken • Owner Harold Johnson • info@zevenwacht.co.zawww.zevenwacht.co.za • S 33° 55’ 47" E 018° 43’ 43" • T +27 (0)21-900-5700 • F +27 (0)21-906-1570

A choice of accommodation on a multi-faceted wine farm, from luxury suites in the Country Inn to vineyard cottages and self-catering chalet with spectacular views of Table Bay and False Bay. Restaurant in the historic manor house open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner; garden picnics also available. Facilities for weddings, launches and conferences; cheesery, wine tasting centre, gift shop and Mangwanani African Day Spa. Superior Accommodation: Fine Country Estates. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

Wellington

Bovlei Valley Retreat

Bovlei Road, Wellington • TGCSA 4-star guest house • 5 guest suites in converted stables/farm cottage and 1 self-catering cottage • Seasonal rates R550–R850pps B&B • Major credit cards accepted • The Stone Kitchen restaurant • Weddings/functions • Pool • Mountain biking • Walks/hikes • Birding • Fishing • Boule court • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Air-conditioning • Fireplace • Under-floor heating • DStv • DVD player • iPod docking station • WiFi • Safe • Owners Abbi & Lee Wallis • info@bvr.co.zawww.bvr.co.za • S 33° 38’ 5.3" E 019° 3’ 36.8" • T/F +27 (0)21-864-1504

Idyllic retreat on a working wine and fruit estate at the foot of the Limietberg mountains. Self-cater in a farm cottage, or relax in delightfully converted guest suites. Breakfast overlooking mountains; lunch lazily at the winery restaurant; take afternoon tea in the rose- and lavender-scented garden; taste wine with nibbles at sunset; and enjoy gourmet dining from the in-house chef. See also The Stone Kitchen on Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town page.

Bradgate Manor House

2 Commissioner Street, Wellington • TGCSA 3-star B&B • 6 en-suite rooms • R400–R450pps B&B • Major credit cards accepted (excl. AMEX) • Tennis court • Cellar tours & wine tasting at Welbedacht Wine Estate • Secure parking • Air-conditioning • TV • DVD player • WiFi • Safe • Owners Schalk & Myra Burger • myra@welbedacht.co.zawww.bradgatemanor.co.za T +27 (0)21-873-1877

Sojourn in Victorian splendour. Built in 1903 in imposing British colonial style, Bradgate was named after the home of England’s nine-day queen, Lady Jane Grey. It remained a private home until the Burger family moved to Welbedacht Wine Estate in 2001, renovating and adding modern conveniences, but leaving most of the family antiques and paintings. This family feel and sense of period permeates the manor. See also No. 6 Restaurant @ Welbedacht Wine Estate on Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town page.

Note: these are paid entries. The venues supplied information on their facilities and attractions, which was then edited by Jos Baker for consistency of style. To have your restaurant featured in the guide, contact Ina de Villiers.

 
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