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.Read More
Here are some popular itineraries that include a visit to Stellenbosch
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
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
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
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.
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.