South African Winelands
Hotels in South African Winelands
From cozy B&Bs to converted colonial-era estates, hotels in the South African Winelands offer something to suit every traveling style.
South African Winelands hotels like Babylonstoren house guests on a restored 17th-century Dutch-style farm. Decorated with a mix of modern and Victorian touches, some accommodations are even equipped with private kitchens, and visitors can pick herbs and produce from the property's eight-acre garden.
Located outside Stellenbosch, another of the hotels in the South African Winelands is Hawksmoor House, which sits on a 544-acre farm overlooking Table Mountain. Guests have access to the entire rustically welcoming property, and many of its rooms feature original accents from the 18th century.
Many of the best hotels in the South African Winelands are set in its quaint country towns. In a nod to Franschhoek's French Huguenot past, Le Quartier Francais boasts 21 guest rooms in Victorian-style digs and features a central courtyard and jasmine gardens. A pair of on-site dining rooms tempt palates with seasonally inspired tasting menus and small plates.
British diamond jeweler Laurence Graff’s sprawling 10-lodge estate adds a touch of sex appeal to the usually sedate Cape Winelands.
Location An 18th-century Cape Dutch house on a 544-acre farm with expansive views of Table Mountain, 18 miles from La Residence.
Surrounded by blooming rose and jasmine gardens—as well as stunning Cape Winelands scenery—this property practically begs for thrown-open windows and romantic strolls.
This rambling 17th-century Cape Dutch–style farm estate in the Cape Winelands is no rough-and-ready dude ranch.