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Accommodation

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.

Bredasdorp

Black Oystercatcher Cottages

Black Oystercatcher Cottages

Moddervlei Farm, Bredasdorp | S 34° 37’ 58.0" E 019°49’ 39.9"

What you get
4 cottages | R450pps, single R650


Overlooking the rich biodiversity of the Agulhas Plain, each of Black Oystercatcher’s four cottages is beautifully furnished with a king-size bed or two singles plus a kitchenette, lounge area and patio – perfect for sipping a glass of wine in summer. There is an on-site restaurant and activities include mountain biking, hiking, birdwatching and swimming. Linen and towels are provided, and there is free WiFi access. See also ­Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

More information
Visa and MasterCard accepted | Restaurant | Weddings/functions | Pool | Cycling | Walking trails | Canoeing | Birding | Wine tasting | Secure parking | Fireplace (in some cottages) | Free WiFi | Owner Dirk Human

Calitzdorp

The Retreat at Groenfontein

The Retreat at Groenfontein

Groenfontein Road, District Calitzdorp (20km from Calitzdorp, off Route 62)

What you get
Rates on request


TGCSA 3 & 4-star guest house; AA Quality Assured highly recommended

A consistent award-winner, this welcoming, personally run, 3- and 4-star 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 laze at the pool, soaking up the peace and silence.

More information
Visa and MasterCard accepted | Restaurant (problem diets catered for - advise when booking) | Weddings/functions | Pool | Children and pets welcome | Mountain biking | Walking trails | Birding | River with rock pools | Secure parking | Laundry service | Safe | WiFi and TV in lounge | French, German, Italian and Swedish spoken | Owner Marie Holstensson

Cape Town

African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel & Spa

African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel & Spa

Corner Century Boulevard and Rialto Road, Century City, Cape Town

What you get
180 rooms | Best available rates


The African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel & Spa, situated in Century City, just 10 minutes from the CBD and the Durbanville winelands, has become one of Cape Town’s most favoured executive destinations thanks to its first-rate conferencing facilities. However, leisure guests also enjoy its intimate ambiance and five-star amenities – the lavish Crystal life! – as well as convenient pedestrian connectivity to Canal Walk Shopping Centre. See also ­Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

More information
Major credit cards accepted | Towers Restaurant | Conferences | Weddings/functions | Spa | Gym and sauna | Pool | Air-conditioning | TV and DVD player | DStv | Safe | WiFi | Secure parking | Shuttle service | Laundry service | English, Afrikaans and Xhosa spoken

Hout Bay Manor

Hout Bay Manor

Baviaanskloof Road, off Main Road, Hout Bay

What you get
16 rooms | Seasonal rates from R1,800-R4,200 per room B&B


TGCSA 5-star boutique hotel

On the gentle slopes of Hout Bay lies Hout Bay Manor, a sparkling yet hidden gem of luxury and indulgence. Built in 1871 by Jacob Trautmann, it was originally known as the Royal Hotel and became a popular romantic destination for honeymooners. In recent years, it has been completely restored in Cape colonial style to recapture the tranquillity, charm and grace of a bygone era. See also ­Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

More information
Major credit cards accepted | Pure Restaurant | Conferences | Weddings/functions | Spa | Pool | Secure parking | Shuttle service | Laundry service | Air-conditioning | Under-floor heating | TV | DStv | iPod docking station | WiFi | Safe | Owner Susan Struengmann

The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa

The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa

Victoria Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town | S 33° 58’ 59.37" E 018° 21’ 31.43"

What you get
70 rooms | Seasonal rates from R5,480 to R6,770 per room B&B


TGCSA 5-star hotel

The award-winning Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is situated on Cape Town’s most scenic route, flanking Table Mountain National Park and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Part of the family-run Red Carnation Hotel Collection, it offers 55 deluxe guest rooms and 15 luxurious suites, not to mention a holistic spa and private cinema, with Azure Restaurant serving up breathtaking views in addition to legendary local cuisine. See also ­Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

More information
Major credit cards accepted | Azure Restaurant | Conferences | Weddings/functions | Spa | Sauna | Gym | Pool | Walks/hikes | Birding | Winetasting | Secure parking | Shuttle service | Laundry service | Air-conditioning | Ceiling fans | Underfloor heating | TV | DStv | DVD player | WiFi | Safe | Japanese, Spanish and German spoken | Owners Tollman Family

Cederberg

Sanddrif Holiday Resort

Sanddrif Holiday Resort

Dwarsrivier Farm, Cederberg

What you get
16 self-catering chalets and 40 campsites | Rates on request


TGCSA 3-star self-catering (exclusive caravan and camping)

Located in the heart of the Cederberg, Sanddrif is Cederberg Private Cellar’s holiday resort, established in the late 1950s when trailblazing hikers and rock climbers started asking the Nieuwoudt family whether they could overnight on the farm. Now more accessible while retaining an air of remoteness, Sanddrif offers four well-known day hikes, rock climbing, bird watching, swimming, mountain biking, rock art and a unique observatory.

More information
Mountain biking | Walks/hikes | Birding | Fishing | Wine tasting | Secure parking | Fireplace | Dutch spoken | Owner Nieuwoudt family

Elgin

South Hill

South Hill

South Hill Vineyards, 113 The Valley Road, Elgin

What you get
Rates from R845 per room B&B, exclusive use of the Guest House (6 rooms, self-catering) from R4,730 per night, Pumphouse Cottage (sleeps 2, self-catering) from R930 per night


TGCSA 4-star self-catering (Exclusive Category)

South Hill Guest House is a six-bedroom, en-suite luxury villa with full guest amenities. Our Pumphouse Honeymoon Cottage is situated in the seclusion of an indigenous fynbos garden on the banks of our middle dam surrounded by shiraz vineyards. So, whether you are coming for a wedding, a weekend, a holiday or just a complete chill-out in the week, South Hill has much to offer! See also ­Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

More information
Major credit cards accepted | Restaurant | Conferences | Weddings/functions | Jacuzzi (Pumphouse Cottage) | Pool (Guest House) | Fireplace | Mountain biking | Walks/hikes | Birding | Fishing | Boule court | Winetasting | TV (Guest House) | DStv and DVD Player | iPod docking station | WiFi

Franschhoek

Franschhoek Country House & Villas

Franschhoek Country House & Villas

Main Road, Franschhoek

What you get
26 rooms | Low season from R1,890 per room B&B; high season from R2,700 per room B&B


TGCSA 5-star country house

Five-star boutique hotel with top-rated Monneaux Restaurant on the outskirts of the village, surrounded by vineyards and majestic mountains. Offering a selection of rooms and exclusive suites, guests can laze at one of the two pools (one heated), enjoy a massage, visit the boutique wine farms in Franschhoek, or take a complimentary shuttle service to the charming town. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

More information
Major credit cards accepted | Monneaux Restaurant | Conferences | Weddings/functions | Spa | Two pools (one heated) | Close by mountain biking, golf course, horse riding, walks/hikes, fishing, cellar tours and winetasting | Secure parking | Shuttle service | Laundry service | Air-conditioning | Fireplace | Under-floor heating | TV | DStv and DVD player | WiFi | Safe

La Providence Guest House & Wine Farm

La Providence Guest House & Wine Farm

Middagkrans Road, Franschhoek

What you get
Luxury guest house | Accredited member of GHAA | Rates from R2,700 per room B&B


One of Franschhoek’s newest destinations for visitors is La Providence, a small and luxurious guest house and wine farm located only five minutes behind the famous Huguenot Monument. Here visitors are able to experience the atmosphere of tradition permeating this historic valley, while a thoughtful modern interior design has managed to blend the past with the future into a memorable fusion of comfort, peace and pleasure.

More information
Major credit cards accepted | Bar | Pool | Secure parking | Air-conditioning | Under-floor heating | Safe | Coffee/tea making facility with Nespresso machine | Hairdryer | WiFi | German and English spoken

Lily Pond House

Lily Pond House

Le Lude Méthode Cap Classique, Bowling Green Avenue (Lamprechts Road), Franschhoek

What you get
Luxury guest house | 2 en-suite rooms | Rates R1,750pps


Your own private cottage with 5-star luxury is situated between vineyards and lily ponds... The Lily Pond House is fully equipped with a modern kitchen, dining/sitting room, private pool and sheltered braai area. Maximum of 4 persons. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

More information
Major credit cards accepted | Restaurant | Pool | Cellar tours | Méthode cap classique sparkling tasting | Under-floor heating | Secure parking | Fully equipped kitchen | Catered breakfast available | Braai area | TV | DStv | Safe | WiFi | Owners Nic and Ferda Barrow

Paarl

Druk My Niet Wine Estate & Guest Cottages

Druk My Niet Wine Estate & Guest Cottages

Bodal Road, Daljosafat, Paarl

What you get
3 self-catering cottages | Rates per cottage per night: Protea R1,000 (sleeps two), Guava R1,500 (sleeps four), Fynbos R2,600 (sleeps six)


Stay at Druk My Niet’s beautiful self-catering cottages, set amid vines with spectacular Paarl Valley views. Relax and unwind over the farm’s own wines in cosy Protea Cottage, sleeping two in a bedroom with a large en-suite bathroom; beautiful Guava Cottage, sleeping four in two bedrooms, each with its own bathroom; or fully fitted Fynbos Cottage, sleeping six in three double rooms (two bathrooms).

More information
Major credit cards accepted | Pool | Walks/hikes | Cellar tours | Winetasting | Air-conditioning | Fireplace | TV | DStv and DVD player | WiFi | Safe | German spoken | Owners Georg and Dorothee Kirchner

Grande Roche Hotel

Grande Roche Hotel

Plantasie Street, Paarl

What you get
28 rooms | Rates on request


TGCSA 5-star hotel

Nestled at the foot of the magnificent Paarl Rock is a small luxury hotel like no other. The Grande Roche Hotel is a place where the atmosphere of a bygone era brings a sense of gracious, unhurried living, but it’s also where history interacts with modern comforts. After staying in their choice of 28 stylishly appointed suites, guests visiting the Grande Roche Hotel are guaranteed a reluctant departure. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

More information
Major credit cards accepted | Bosman’s Restaurant | Conferences | Weddings/functions | Gym | Pools | Tennis court | Winetasting | Secure parking | Shuttle service | Laundry service | Air-conditioning | Under-floor heating | TV | DStv | WiFi | Safe | German spoken

Riebeek-Kasteel

The Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel

33 Main Street, Riebeek-Kasteel

What you get
10 rooms | Low season R795pps B&B, high season R895pps B&B


AA Superior Hotel

Located in Riebeek-Kasteel, the Royal Hotel is the Western Cape’s oldest and most colonial hotel. It offers beautiful and luxurious accommodation with great valley and Kasteelberg views from the garden, swimming pool and pool deck. Listed in 2006 among the government’s 50 most fabulous places to visit in South Africa, the hotel boasts a 150-year-old bar and the longest stoep south of the Limpopo. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

More information
Major credit cards and EFT accepted | Union Restaurant | Conferences | Weddings/functions | Pool | Laundry service | Air-conditioning | Under-floor heating | Safe | TV | DStv | DVD player | WiFi | Owner Robert Brendel

Robertson

Rosendal Guest House

Rosendal Guest House

Rosendal Winery & Wellness Retreat, Klaas Voogds West, Robertson

What you get
Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014 | 8 rooms | Seasonal rates from R550-R1,134pps B&B


4-star guest house

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 as well as interlinking family rooms, all en suite and overlooking vineyards, pond, pool or picturesque garden. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

More information
Major credit cards, EFT and cash accepted | Restaurant | Weddings/functions | Spa | Pool | Mountain biking | Walks/hikes | Winetasting | Secure parking | Laundry service | WiFi | Owners Geir and Sissel Tellefsen | Executive chef Roald Marais (Vaaitjie)

Stellenbosch

Aaldering Luxury Lodges

Aaldering Luxury Lodges

Aaldering Vineyards & Wines, Devon Valley Road, Stellenbosch

What you get
3 rooms | Rates R2,500 per room B&B


TGCSA 5-star guest house

Indulge yourself Cape Dutch-style at one of Aaldering Estate’s three five-star luxury lodges, each offering a king-size bedroom, designer bathroom with bath and shower, spacious living room with romantic fireplace, antiques, and kitchenette with Nespresso coffee machine (full hot breakfast served daily). Included in the price are three bottles of wine, to enjoy during your stay, and a personal cellar tasting with the winemaker.

More information
Major credit cards accepted | Spa treatments (by arrangement) | Walks/hikes | Birding | Fishing | Cellar tours | Winetasting | Laundry service | Secure parking | Shuttle service | Air-conditioning | Fireplace | Safe | TV | DStv | CD Player | iPad | WiFi | Owners Fons and Marianne Aaldering

Caledon Villa

Caledon Villa

7 Neethling Street, Stellenbosch

What you get
National monument | 15 rooms | Low season R525-R600pps B&B, high season R625-R750pps B&B


TGCSA 3-star guest house

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 expect expert assistance in the planning of any outings and tours!

More information
Visa & MasterCard accepted | Conferences | Pool | Secure parking | Shuttle service | Air-conditioning and fireplaces in some rooms | DStv selection | WiFi | Safe deposit | German and Dutch also spoken | Owners Johan & Ode Krige

Devonvale Golf & Wine Estate

Devonvale Golf & Wine Estate

Bottelary Road, Koelenhof, Stellenbosch

What you get
29 hotel rooms (Petit rooms, one-bedroom self-catering apartment and two-bedroom self-catering apartments) | 7 holiday houses | Seasonal rates


TGCSA 4-star hotel

Devonvale Golf & Wine Estate is a world-class championship golf course, working wine farm and residential estate located just outside Stellenbosch. Offering upmarket accommodation and conferencing/event opportunities, it boasts a lovely spa as well as the Chez Shiraz restaurant, which is open seven days a week from 7am until 9pm. Chef William Farmer specialises in African/international dishes and his three-course set menu is most popular. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

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Major credit cards accepted | Restaurant | Conferences | Weddings/functions | Spa | Exercise room | Pool | Golf course | Mountain biking | Walks/hikes | Birding | Winetasting | Outdoor kids play area | Secure parking | Shuttle service | Laundry service | Air-conditioning | TV | DStv | WiFi | Safe | German spoken | Hairdryer | Telephone | Mini fridge and kitchenette in apartments | Fully equipped kitchen with fridge and washing machine in holiday houses | Owners JJ Provoyeur, D. Abromowitz, B. Gutkin & R. Tanur | Executive chef William Farmer

Eikendal Lodge

Eikendal Lodge

Eikendal Vineyards, R44 between Somerset West & Stellenbosch

What you get
2014 Award of Excellence (9.2/10 Booking.com) | 9 rooms | Low season R735-R785pps B&B, high season R1,220-R1,270pps B&B


TGCSA 4-star country house; AA Superior country-style retreat

Nestled among lush vineyards on a working winery, Eikendal Lodge is a country-style retreat offering bed-and-breakfast accommodation in nine beautifully appointed en-suite rooms, each with a private terrace boasting spectacular views. In addition to daily winetastings, activities include fly fishing (with lessons offered by experts), hiking and jogging. Attention to detail, personalised service and a homely atmosphere give each guest a sense of ownership.

More information
Major credit cards accepted | Restaurant | Conferences | Weddings/functions | Pool | Mountain biking | Walks/hikes | Birding | Fishing | Cellar tours | Winetasting | Secure parking | Laundry service | Air-conditioning | TV | DStv | WiFi | Safe | Fridge | Owner Rudolf Saager

Hunneyball House

Hunneyball House

32 Herold Rd, central Stellenbosch

What you get
8 rooms | Rates on request


Hunneyball House is located in the centre of bustling Stellenbosch, within strolling distance of museums, tourist attractions and some of the finest restaurants in the country. The garden is an oasis of beautifully landscaped shady areas with several fountains and a solar-heated swimming pool. Particularly renowned for their speciality breakfasts, the owners are happy to arrange winetasting tours covering one or several wine farms.

More information
Most major credit cards accepted | Pool | Cellar tours | Wine and regional tours | Shuttle | Ceiling fans | Fireplace | Safe | TV, DStv and DVD player available in certain rooms | WiFi | Owners Marie and Jim Hunneyball

Lanzerac Hotel & Spa

Lanzerac Hotel & Spa

No.1 Lanzerac Road, Stellenbosch

What you get
48 rooms and suites | Seasonal rates on request


TGCSA 5-star boutique hotel

Steeped in history dating back to 1692 and nestled in the idyllic Jonkershoek Valley of Stellenbosch, 300-year-old Lanzerac is synonymous with old-world charm and rich Cape heritage. Staying in exquisitely styled rooms and suites, blending period grandeur with contemporary style, guests are indulged with warm and passionate service and the finest wine and cuisine – in short, the finest hospitality the Cape winelands has to offer. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

More information
Major credit cards accepted | Governors Hall and The Terrace Restaurants | Conferences | Weddings/functions | Spa and wellness centre | Sauna | Gym | Pool | Jacuzzi | Horse riding | Mountain biking | Walks/hikes | Birding | Cellar tours | Winetasting | Secure parking | Shuttle service | Laundry service | Air-conditioning | Under-floor heating | TV | DStv | WiFi | In-room tea & coffee facilities | Safe

Saxenburg Estate

Saxenburg Estate

Polkadraai Road, Kuils River

What you get
4 self-catering apartments | Seasonal rates R700-R950 per room


Escape the rush of the city and enjoy the tranquil ambience of one of the Cape’s oldest wine farms. Saxenburg Estate is centrally located just 10 minutes away from Stellenbosch and offers various self-catering accommodation options, with breakfast available by prior arrangement. Whether travelling solo or with friends, for business or pleasure, consider the apartments at Saxenburg Estate: secure and comfortable.

More information
Major credit cards or EFT accepted | Conferences | Pool | Winetasting | Secure parking | TV | DStv | WiFi | Safe | Owners Bührer family

Spier Hotel

Spier Hotel

R310, Baden Powell Rd, Stellenbosch

What you get
153 rooms | From R1,450 per room B&B


4-star hotel

Village-style buildings, lush green lawns and spacious rooms situated next to the calming Eerste River are the defining characteristics of the 4-star Spier Hotel. Our rooms are clustered around six courtyards, each with its own swimming pool. The design is reminiscent of the Bo-Kaap or Mediterranean villages where pedestrians have right of way. The Spier Hotel is situated on the historic Spier wine farm in the heart of the Stellenbosch winelands, just 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airport. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

More information
Major credit cards accepted | Eight Restaurant | Conferences | Weddings/functions | Spa | Pool | Mountain biking | Walks/hikes | Segway tours, Eagle encounters and Audio walks | Birding | Cellar Tours | Winetasting | Secure parking | Shuttle service | Laundry service | Air-conditioning | Ceiling fans | TV | DStv | WiFi | Safe | Tripadvisor Hall of Fame | Dutch and French spoken

The Devon Valley Hotel

The Devon Valley Hotel

Devon Valley Road, Devon Valley, Stellenbosch

What you get
50 suites | Seasonal rates from R695-R975pps B&B


TGCSA 4-star hotel

The award-winning Devon Valley Hotel is hidden away in a shady, green and peaceful corner of the Stellenbosch winelands. Nestling in its own SylvanVale vineyards, the hotel showcases breathtaking views of the olive groves, vineyards and majestic Helderberg Mountains, while offering the finest in authentic handmade hospitality. The hotel offers 50 stylishly furnished bedrooms and six air-conditioned conference venues with an abundance of natural light. See also Flavours at The Devon Valley Hotel on Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town page.

More information
Major credit cards accepted | Flavours Restaurant | Conferences | Weddings/functions | 2 pools | Mountain biking | Walks/hikes | Birding | Boule court | Winetasting | Secure parking | Shuttle service | Laundry service | Air-conditioning | Fireplaces (some suits) | TV | DStv and DVD Player | WiFi | Safe | German spoken | Owner HS&V Hospitality

Zevenwacht Country Inn

Zevenwacht Country Inn

Zevenwacht Wine Farm, Langverwacht Road, Kuils River

What you get
Total 38 rooms: 1 x honeymoon suite (deluxe), 12 x country inn luxury suites, 7 x 3-bedroom cottages, 1 x 4-bedroom self-catering chalet | Low season from R670pps B&B; high season from R880pps B&B


TGCSA 4-star country house (country inn honeymoon and luxury suites only)

Meaning ‘Seven Expectations‘, the name Zevenwacht encapsulates several delights that await visitors at this historic estate. A leader in wine tourism, Zevenwacht was among the first farms to establish its own restaurant, hotel and conference facility, since joined by a spa. Choose between the Country Inn, offering four-star accommodation in luxuriously appointed, air-conditioned suites, the three-bedroom Vineyard Cottages, or the self-catering four-bedroom Chalet. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town.

More information
Major credit cards accepted | Restaurant | Conferences | Weddings/functions | Mangwanani Spa | Sauna | Pool | Tennis court | Mountain biking | Walks/hikes | Birding | Cellar tours | Winetasting | Secure parking | Shuttle service | Laundry service | Air-conditioning | TV | DSTV | WiFi | Safe | Owners Harold & Denise Johnson

Tulbagh

Wittedrift Art Manor House

Wittedrift Art Manor House

Vos Street, Tulbagh

What you get
3 self-catering suites | Seasonal rates from R1,000-R1,250 per suite


Boasting an incredible art collection, majestic Wittedrift is a fully equipped, self-catering manor house that comfortably accommodates up to 12 in three large wings. Each consists of a large king room, separate twin room and private bathroom with bath and shower. The large dining room is ideal for private parties, soirées and small conferences, while the large stoep leads to beautiful gardens with a pool. See also Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town page.

More information
Nearby restaurant | Conferences | Weddings/functions | Pool | Secure parking | Laundry service | TV, DStv and DVD player in living room, as well as a fireplace | WiFi | Safe | Owner Carol Collins

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.