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 Vineyards & Villas

R43 Hermanus Road, Bot River • TGCSA 4-star self-catering • 3 villas: 3 or 4 bedrooms per villa • Seasonal rates from R2,200–R4,500 per villa • Visa & MasterCard accepted • Pool • Jacuzzi • Tennis • Walks/hikes • Birding • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Fully equipped kitchen • Fireplace • DSTV • WiFi • Safe deposit • Owner Peter J Neill • info@bartonvineyards.co.zawww.bartonvillas.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 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

Black Oystercatcher Cottages

Moddervlei Farm, Bredasdorp • 4 cottages • R450pps, single R650 • Visa & MasterCard accepted • Restaurant • Weddings/functions • Pool • Cycling • Walking trails • Canoeing • Birding • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Fireplace (in some cottages) • Free WiFi • Owner Dirk Human • stay@blackoystercatcher.co.zawww.blackoystercatcher.co.za • S 34° 37’ 58.0" E 019°49’ 39.9" • T +27 (0)28-482-1618 • F +27 (0)86-666-7954

Come get some fresh air, savour our wonderful fresh herb and vegetable garden (you can even use it for your cooking) and enjoy the beautiful views over the Elim area (with a glass of wine of course!). The four Black Oystercatcher Cottages are beautifully furnished with king-size beds or two single beds and private bathrooms. All linen and towels are provided. Featuring an outdoor pool, the cottages are set on a working wine farm. With free Wi-Fi access, cottages come with a patio and a lounge area with a sofa. Each cottage has an equipped kitchenette and some have an inside fireplace; and guests have the option of enjoying their meals at the on-site restaurant.

Camps Bay

The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa

Victoria Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town • TGCSA 5-star hotel • 70 rooms and suites • Low season from R4,615 per room B&B, high season from R6,205 per room B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Azure Restaurant; The Café Grill; The Leopard Bar • Banqueting & conferences • Weddings • Spa • Sauna • Gym • 2 pools (1 heated) • 16-seater cinema • Hiking trails • Birding • Helipad • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Air-conditioning • Ceiling fans • Underfloor heating • DSTV • DVD player • iPod docking station • WiFi • Safe deposit • German, Xhosa & Zulu spoken • Owners The Tollman family • reservations1@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 mins drive from CT 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.

Cederberg

Sanddrif Holiday Resort

Dwarsrivier Farm, Cederberg • TGCSA 3-star self-catering, caravan & camping • 16 self-catering units • R750 per unit up to 4 people • Visa, MasterCard & AMEX accepted • Mountain biking • Walks/hikes • Birding • Fishing • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Fireplace • Owner David Nieuwoudt • sanddrif@cederbergwine.comwww.cederbergwine.com • S 32° 30’ 14" E 019° 15’ 27" • T +27 (0)27-482-2825 • F +27 (0)86-509-1683

On the lush banks of the Dwars River at the foot of the Cederberg's Wolfberg lies Sanddrif, Cederberg Private Cellar’s holiday resort, offering a wide choice of accommodation from more than 30 well-run camping facilities with a safe playground for children, to 16 cosy and fully equipped self-catering chalets or cottages with breathtaking views of the famous Wolfberg Cracks. There’s a lot to do and enjoy: four well-known day hikes, bird watching, swimming, rock climbing, camping, mountain biking, a unique observatory and rock art. The less fit can enjoy the cool crystal-clear waters of the Maalgat pools only 35 minutes away, or wander through the Valley of the Red Gods, watch the sun set the mountains on fire and later admire the star-studded sky from around the campfire.

Darling

Darling Lodge Guest House

22 Pastorie Street, Darling • TGCSA 3-star B&B; Greenwood Guide • 6 rooms • Seasonal rates from R400–R490pps B&B, single occupancy from R550–R750 B&B • Visa & MasterCard accepted • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Pool • Birding • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Standing fans • Safe deposit • WiFi • Guest lounge with DSTV, DVD player, iPod docking station, honesty bar (licensed) & 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 areas’ 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

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.

Robertson

Pat Busch Mountain Reserve

Bergendal, Klaasvoogds West, Robertson • 7 cottages & 1 large farmhouse • Self-catering • Seasonal rates from R230–R420pppn • Major credit cards accepted • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Mountain biking • Hiking • Swimming • Fishing • Birding • Secure parking • 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.

Rosendal Guesthouse

Rosendal Winery, Klaas Voogds West, Robertson • TGCSA 4-star guesthouse • 8 rooms • Seasonal rates from R745–R845 pps • Major credit cards accepted • Restaurant • Spa • Sauna • Pool • Mountain biking • Walks/hikes • Birding • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Ceiling fans • Fireplace • DSTV • WiFi • Safe deposit • Owner Sissel Tellefsen • Executive chef David Godin • sune@rosendalwinery.com • www.rosendalwinery.com • S 33° 48’ 7.8" E 019° 59’ 19.0" • T +27 (0)23-626-1570 • F +27 (0)23-626-1202

Need a relaxing getaway? Head for the serenity of Klaas Voogds, to this four-star guest house with revitalising spa, where qualified therapists offer traditional treatments using products made from wine grapes, enriched with antioxidants. Elegant colonial-style accommodation in the original manor and farmhouse ranges from luxury spa rooms to farm rooms and also interlinking family rooms, all en-suite and overlooking vineyards, pond, pool or picturesque garden. Awards: Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013.

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.

Stellenbosch

Aaldering Luxury Lodges

Aaldering Vineyards & Wines, Devon Valley Road, Devon Valley, Stellenbosch • TGCSA 5-star guesthouse • 3 rooms • R2,500 per room B&B • Visa & MasterCard accepted • Mountain biking • Walks/hikes • Birding • Fishing • Cellar tours • Winetasting • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Air-conditioning • Fireplace • DSTV • iPod docking station • iPad • WiFi • Safe deposit • Shona spoken • Owners Marianne & Fons Aaldering • estate@aaldering.co.zawww.aaldering.co.za • S 33° 55’ 9.81" E 018° 49’ 8.14" • T +27 (0)21-865-2495

Aaldering Luxury Lodges consist of three immaculate self-catering rooms to relax in, complete with air-conditioning and DSTV, and even including your own iPad for entertainment options. Freshly prepared breakfast is available every morning to make your stay an even more relaxing one.

Caledon Villa

7 Neethling Street, Stellenbosch • TGCSA 3-star guest house • Portfolio ‘great comfort’ • National monument • 15 rooms • Low season R475–R550pps B&B, high season R575–R650pps B&B • Visa & MasterCard accepted • Conferences • Pool • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Air-conditioning & fireplaces in some rooms • Ceiling fans • DSTV • WiFi • Safe deposit • German & Dutch 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 Caledon Villa. Enjoy the colour play of sunset on the mountains from our roof terrace and rely on expert assistance in the planning of any outings and tours!

Laibach Vineyards Lodge

R44, Klapmuts Road, Stellenbosch • TGCSA 4-star self-catering • 5 apartments • R550pps; single R950 • Major credit cards accepted • Pool • Vineyard walks • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Ceiling fans • Fully-equipped small kitchen with bar fridge, microwave and induction plate • LCD Satellite TV • WiFi • Safe deposit • 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

The Laibach Vineyards Lodge is situated in the midst of a sea of organic vines on our 50 ha working wine farm, just a few kilometers north of Stellenbosch. We offer five spacious, comfortable self-catering apartments. Our Lodge is conveniently located only 40 minutes from Cape Town, 15 minutes from Paarl and Stellenbosch and 20 minutes from Franschhoek. Both the Indian and the Atlantic Ocean beaches are only 45 minutes away, numerous golf courses are within easy reach as well as a number of fine restaurants and world famous wine estates. Enjoy scenic vineyard walks or mountain bike tours, laze at the pool or taste our wines. We graciously welcome you into our home, and to this special place on earth in the middle of the wine lands.

L’Avenir Country Lodge

L’Avenir, R44, Klapmuts, Stellenbosch • TGCSA 4-star lodge • 11 rooms • Seasonal rates from R1,420–R1,650 per room B&B • Visa & MasterCard accepted • 1% tourism levy for all bookings • Restaurant • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Pool • Walks/hikes • Birding • Fishing • Boule court • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Secure off-street parking • Shuttle service • Air-conditioning • Ceiling fans • Under-floor heating • DSTV • WiFi • Safe deposit • Owner Advini • countrylodge@lavenir.co.zahttp://www.lavenirestate.co.za/the-lodge • S 33° 53’ 19.4" E 018° 50’ 97.9" • T +27 (0)21-889-5001 • F +27 (0)21-889-7313

L’Avenir nestles in the valley below the magnificent Simonsberg Mountain. A boutique estate with extraordinary views, located just outside Stellenbosch. The lodge is the ideal place to step out of the hustle and bustle, with elegant accommodation among the rolling vineyards on a working wine farm. Enjoy a luxurious country lifestyle among the vineyards, with rim-flow pool overlooking the dams and a delicious breakfast in the sun on the deck.

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.

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 • Seasonal rates from R640–R830pps B&B • Major credit cards accepted • Restaurant • Conferences • Weddings/functions • Mangwanani Spa • Sauna • Pool • Tennis court • Mountain biking • Walks/hikes • Birding • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Secure parking • Shuttle service • Air-conditioning • DSTV • WiFi • Safe deposit • Xhosa spoken • Owners Harold & Denise 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)21-903-3373

Indulge your senses on the breathtaking Zevenwacht estate with its award-winning wines, cheese and wine platters - or even chocolate and wine pairings. Dine in our à la carte restaurant in the historic Manor House or arrange for a delicious picnic basket to enjoy around the dam. For a truly relaxed country break-away, we also offer four star accommodation. Treat yourself to a delightful sensory experience, whether you come for the day or spend a night, we’ll exceed your expectations. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

Wellington

Dunstone Country House

Dunstone Wine Estate, Bovlei Road, Wellington • TGCSA 4-star country house • 5 rooms and 1 self-catering cottage • Seasonal rates from R600–R750pps B&B • Major credit cards accepted • The Stone Kitchen restaurant • Pool • Walks/hikes • Cellar tours • Wine tasting • Air-conditioning • Under-floor heating • DSTV • DVD player • iPod docking station • WiFi • Safe deposit • Owners Abbi & Lee Wallis • stay@dunstone.co.zawww.dunstone.co.za • S 33° 38’ 5.3" E 019° 3’ 36.8" • T/F +27 (0)21-864-1504

Lying at the foothills of the Bainskloof Pass, you'll enjoy amazing mountain scenery whilst lounging at the rim flow pool or sipping wine at sunset in the guest lounge overlooking the vineyard. Dine and breakfast within the winery at our winery bistro, The Stone Kitchen, or enjoy a meal in the garden with more mountain views. And in harvest season, you can get involved – pick, stomp and press the grapes with the owners Abbi and Lee. A true wineland experience with a homely touch. See also The Stone Kitchen 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 for consistency of style. To have your restaurant featured in the guide, contact Christine Parent.

 
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