Grassy plains with mountain in the background in Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch Tours and Travels

About Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch is an ideal base from which to explore the wine region and is only 28km from Cape Town airport. The safety of a small town combined with the amenities and vibrancy of a cosmopolitan centre makes Stellenbosch an ideal place to stay. Stellenbosch is known worldwide for its quality wines and the area has spectacular scenery. Founded in 1679, Stellenbosch is the second oldest town in South Africa after Cape Town. Walking through the streets of Stellenbosch, visitors will get the chance to see many historic buildings dating back to the early 1700s.

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Stellenbosch Tours

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Stellenbosch Hotels

If you are planning a Stellenbosch holiday, have a look at some of the accommodation that we recommend. 'Our Rating' indicates how we feel each property rates according to normal Western hotel standards. 'Local Rating' indicates how the property is categorised/rated locally:

d'Ouwe Werf Stellenbosch

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

d'Ouwe Werf is South Africa's oldest and most historic hotel and has luxurious accommodation, set in verdant gardens. Rooms are decorated with soft neutral colours giving the accommodation both style and elegance. The bathrooms are also very modern, matching the contemporary feel of the hotel. The restaurant on site serves up goumet dishes throughout the day, satisfying all tastes and palates. The hotel is located on vibrant Church Street, 20 km from the sea and surrounded by mountains.

Klein Zalze Lodge Stellenbosch

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: Standard Boutique Hotel

Klein Zalze is a fantastic lodge with breathtaking views of the Stellenbosch Mountains and is surrounded by 120 hectares of vineyards. Attentive, thoughtful but unobtrusive service is the Lodge’s hallmark. With modern and spacious rooms and situated next to the De Zalza Golf Course, the Klein Zalze Lodge is perfect for relaxing, uniwinding and enjoying yourself. The hotel is 3 km from the beautifully preserved, historic university town of Stellenbosch.

River Manor Boutique Hotel & Spa Stellenbosch

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: Standard Boutique Hotel

The River Manor is a comfortable hotel with a range of spacious rooms. Most rooms have air conditioning (but not all) and there is a luxury spa and wellness centre. The decor within the hotel is stylish and chic as rooms are filled with wooden furniture and colourful cushions. The hotel is beside a river, just 3 minutes walk from the town's historic centre. It makes a perfect springboard for exploring the Western Cape and the winelands of the region.

Spier Hotel Stellenbosch

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

The Spier Hotel provides a charming village-style setting with comfortable, spacious bedrooms grouped around six private courtyards and individual pools. The elegant rooms have just a splash of colour, giving the a homely feel, as well as a high level of comfort to ensure a perfect night's sleep. There are a number of dining options at the hotel as well, which offer tantalising dishes and drinks to its guests. The Spier estate is near Stellenbosch and is a 1000-hectare wine estate.

Stellenbosch Tailor made suggestions

Here are some of the recent tailor made itineraries we have created for our clients which include a visit to Stellenbosch.

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Cultural Experiences, Local Partners

On our OTG Handpicked range we bring you best-of-the-best cultural experiences in destinations where you’ll join travellers from other travel brands on your tour, safari or sailing holiday. Collaborating with our carefully handpicked portfolio of local partners, these holidays represent exceptional value and there’ll be plenty of cultural experiences shared with other like-minded travellers.

Group sizes and accommodation standards vary by destination where typical group size is 18 travellers and hotels, boats and safari lodges are of a 3-4 star standard.

Accommodation on Tour

For all our tours and tailor-made holidays we provide you with a clear categorisation of all hotels we use. The REGIONAL CATEGORY indicates the local rating of each hotel in each respective country. We have also rated each hotel using OUR CATEGORY, which will be in line with generally accepted western hotel grading standards.

Basic hotels and simple accommodation is a no frills option with an adventurous authentic feel.

Standard accommodation equates to a Western 3-star standard, always featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant.

Superior accommodation equates to a Western 4-star standard, featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant and often a swimming pool and/or a fitness centre.

Deluxe accommodation equates to a Western 5-star standard, usually featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, excellent service and customer care.

Lavish accommodation equates to a Western 5-star plus standard - the creme de la creme. Featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, this accommodation is a cut above the rest. Sheer opulence!

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Tailored To Suit You

On this range you won’t be joining other travellers, but will be on your own private itinerary. Accommodation, pace of travel and the style of trip is tailored to your individual needs. From pre-priced packages available off the shelf to fully curated tailor-made holidays, this range also includes our selection of one-night stopovers, day-tours and short breaks.

The OTG Independent range gives you all the great service aspects of our Signature range with the flexibility to create a truly unique and bespoke holiday or adventure to a variety of destinations around the world.

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