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The Western Cape Hotels

Babylonstoren

  • 45 Klapmuts Rd. Map It
  • $$$
  • Fodor's Choice
  • Babylonstoren, Stellenbosch

    Babylonstoren

  • Babylonstoren, Stellenbosch

    Babylonstoren

  • Babylonstoren, Stellenbosch

    Babylonstoren

  • Babylonstoren, Stellenbosch

    Babylonstoren

  • Babylonstoren, Stellenbosch

    Babylonstoren

  • Babylonstoren, Stellenbosch

    Babylonstoren

  • Babylonstoren, Stellenbosch

    Babylonstoren

  • Babylonstoren, Stellenbosch

    Babylonstoren

  • Babylonstoren, Stellenbosch

    Babylonstoren

  • Babylonstoren, Stellenbosch

    Babylonstoren

  • Babylonstoren, Stellenbosch

    Babylonstoren

Pros

  • Option to harvest your own organic produce and enlist the help of a chef to prepare
  • Five additional rooms in the 17th-century manor house
  • Eight acres of organic landscaped gardens to wander

Cons

  • Restaurant typically serves lunch only
  • In-cottage book selection dominated by Afrikaans titles

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

Set on a 500-acre working farm that is one of the Cape's oldest, Babylonstoren is a bucolic vision in white. Flanking an oak and pepper-tree lined lane, a dozen lovingly renovated laborer's cottages retain their thatch roofs and whitewashed purity outside. Inside, a farmhouse-chic style is created by mixing sleek modern furniture with farm antiques, and framed botanical illustrations. Cottages look out over eight-acres of lush fruit and vegetable gardens (containing over

300 edible species), set against the dramatic Drakenstein mountains. Guests are welcome to harvest and prepare their own meals (six cottages boast state-of-the-art kitchens), or sit back and enjoy the brilliant and inventive meals at Babel Restaurant. With a fabulous location between the legendary wine estates of Franschhoek and Stellenbosch, a full spa, and a dam with canoes for guest use, this gorgeous oasis of organic calm will both delight and restore.

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Hotel Award Winner | 2011

Hotel Information

Address:

45 Klapmuts Rd., Cape Winelands, 7670, South Africa

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Phone:

021-863–3852

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 17 rooms
  • Breakfast

Updated 12/31/1969

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