Tranquil Surroundings, Charming Service and Heartfelt Hospitality

Web Ref #: 369
Price: From R 1300 per room, incl. Breakfast
Location: Constantia

The tranquil surroundings, charming service and heartfelt hospitality are enhanced by its splendid location on a working wine estate.

The hotel offers sixteen garden rooms furnished with elegant simplicity and sweeping views of the gardens – a perfect resting place for the utmost discerning traveller.

The Spa has been featured in Tatler’s Guide to the Top Spas in the World 2007.




Offering rooms of exceptional grace and comfort, all with views of the hotel’s peaceful landscaped gardens. The cottages are beautifully appointed with their own verandas. The generous rooms all have en-suite bathrooms with marble finishes.


There are five different types of suites: six Garden Twin Rooms, five Victorian Rooms, two Manor Suites, two Family Rooms and one Superior Suite.


All rooms and suites offer:


  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Underfloor heating
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Multi-channel TV
  • Wireless High Speed Internet access
  • Mini Bay
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room safes
  • Wake up service
  • Room service (07h00 – 21h00)




The tranquil sound of running water…The presence of grand old trees…Constantly changing vistas of mountain and vineyards… A sense of understated luxury… Relax, rejuvenate and restore mind, body and soul amongst the breathtaking vineyards of a Wine Estate in the shadow of Table Mountain.


A comprehensive range of treatments and therapies are available, with the exclusive and unique ‘Les Aromes du Vin’ body treatment, based on the aromatic components of fine wines.


One Estate, Three Different Restaurants:


Asian and Contemporary French  Cuisine:


The executive chef, Luke Dale-Roberts, has made his mark at this award-winning restaurant by adding exciting new Asian influences to the mix of classic and contemporary French cuisine. He has elevated the dining experience, winning the 2008 Prudential Eat Out Chef of the Year and Restaurant of the Year award, being voted one of the top 50 restaurants in the world by the San Pellegrino World’s Best Restaurant Awards 2009 and, most recently, achieving the highest three star rating in the 2009 issue of the acclaimed Rossouw’s Restaurants guide.

Luke’s culinary creations are for the discerning diner in search of imagination and superb technique. A meal in his restaurant is one of Cape Town’s greatest pleasures. With an impeccable Service and an Award Winning Wine List, you’ll have a truly unforgettable experience. Open 7 days a week, except Christmas Night, New Year’s Day and Sunday evenings in the winter months.


Robust Flavours of Italian and exotic Asian:


Chef Clayton Bell builds on the indelible legacy of chef extraordinaire, Frank Swainston. The menu’s focus remains the robust flavours of Italy with forays into exotic Asia. Clayton believes that consistency is a key factor in the restaurants ongoing popularity.


An elegant yet relaxed, convivial atmosphere that keeps so many people returning for another meal in the original Manor House on the estate. Consistently featured amongst the top restaurants in South Africa.


Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. Closed for lunch 31 December and New Year’s Day.


Sumptuous Breakfasts, fresh Salads, lunches and Afternoon Teas.


A delightful venue, locals and visitors flock to the sunny outdoor courtyard to soak up the mountain views and absorb the scents and sights of the garden’s herbs and blooms – an ideal setting to compliment the fresh-on-the-day menu and primarily organic ingredients. Open 7 days a week, Christmas Day Lunch only, and closed on New Year’s Day.


The Wine Shop:


Situated at the entrance to the estate, offering the estates wines throughout the day, Monday to Sunday. Informal tastings are offered at a tasting fee of R 20.00 per person. Expert staff are on hand to assist with any queries – be it food and wine pairing or the history of the Estate. Browse for a perfect gift – from premium brandies to the selection of fine olive oils, kikoys from Kenya or wine accessories and books about the Cape’s magnificent Winelands. Open 7 days a week and public holidays.


Child Policy:


Children of all ages are welcome. Cots are available in certain rooms for babies sharing with parents at no additional cost. Baby-sitting – a professional sitting service is available at an additional cost. Children’s room service menu available. Special foods can be arranged. Children (up to 12 years old) sharing pay R 700.00 per night.
Listing TypeHotels
# of Single Bedrooms 0
# of Double Bedrooms16
Bathrooms 16
En Suite16
Wheelchair FriendlyNo
Sea ViewNo
Mountain ViewYes
City ViewNo
Off Street Parking20 cars
Garage Parking0 cars
Swimming PoolYes
Entertainment AreaYes