Van der Stel Manor is a lovingly restored Cape Dutch homestead (1910) within walking distance to Stellenbosch’s charming village centre and the ideal place to relax and enjoy your stay in the winelands. The 11 air-conditioned luxury En-suite rooms are stylish decorated, each with a private patio and direct access to the beautiful rose garden and pool. An exquisite breakfast is served in a peaceful ambience in the dining area or under the tree canopy where superb wines, tea and desserts can be enjoyed.
Visit the Village Museum, the Toy and Miniature Museum and Oom Samie se Winkel, an authentic general dealer of old, for a glimpse of a bygone era.
The Manor is 30 minutes’ drive from Cape Town International Airport, close to golf courses, excellent restaurants and numerous wineries. Your hosts provide an outstanding service in a warm and relaxed atmosphere.
Along with the stunning scenery and inviting Mediterranean climate, Stellenbosch is favourite stop for locals and international travellers alike as it’s a short road trip away from Cape Town and close to the Airport, beaches, mountains, nature reserves, wine farms and rivers.
With the university at its heart, Stellenbosch has a vibrant coffee shop society and is peopled with well-known poets, writers and artists. The town is a shopper’s dream, with everything from stylish African artefacts, home ware, and local arts and crafts, to fresh produce and trinkets by the score.