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D'Ouwe Werf Country Inn

At a Glance


  • perfect location in the heart of Stellenbosch
  • landmark in-house restaurant
  • two family-sized, self-catering houses available
  • heated outside swimming pool


  • can get a bit noisy in the center of town
  • some rooms are dark

D'Ouwe Werf Country Inn Review

A national monument, this attractive 1802 inn is thought to be the oldest in South Africa. From the street, you enter the original living room, a beautiful space with a lofty beamed ceiling and elegant antiques. The hotel is divided into two parts: the old inn with luxury rooms on its Georgian second story and a new wing with more standard rooms. All luxury rooms are furnished with antiques, including four-poster beds, draped sash windows, and bronze bathroom fittings. The standard rooms have reproductions only. A lovely garden in a brick courtyard shaded by trellised vines is open for meals and drinks throughout the day.

    Hotel Details

  • 38 rooms
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.

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