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Oude Werf Hotel

Winelands & Whale Coast

Rating: Deluxe    

Oude Werf Hotel overview

Oude Werf is South Africa's oldest hotel, established in 1802. The grand history of the building has been effectively modernised to give every modern luxury but retaining it's old world Georgian charm.

The hotel is ideally situated in Stellenbosch, the heart of the Cape Winelands. It is in a quiet street with easy access to the wine cellars and scenic drives of the region. It is within walking distance of Stellenbosch's historical attractions.

The famous 1802 restaurant seats 75 people and is renowned for its cuisine and of course an excellent wine list! We advise booking tables for dinner during your stay. Teas and light meals can also be enjoyed on the shady courtyard. There are lovely gardens and a heated swimming pool.

There are 32 rooms of different standards. All have air conditioning, bath and shower with bath robe, hairdryer, mineral water, tea and coffee facilities, DSTV, safe, wi-fi and all rooms are non-smoking.

Wine tours, balloon trips, bicycle hire and other excursions can be booked from the hotel.


Open: Year round. 

Location: In the picturesque Winelands town of Stellenbosch, surrounded by beautiful mountains. 

Rooms: 45 en-suite bedrooms and 5 apartments.    

Activities: Relaxation and wine! There are plenty of excursions of nearby vineyards, wine tasting, cheese and chocolate tasting, hiking/walking, golf and horse riding to name a few.

Facilities: The hotel is set in beautiful gardens with a swimming pool and sundeck. There is the landmark Restaurant 1802 and a  lounge that offers cmfortable sofas and a cosy fire place.  

Dining: Meals are served in the Restaurant 1802. They serve breakfast, an a la carte menu and light snacks. 

Children: The hotel welcomes children of all ages.

Health: This is non-malarial area. 

Communication: There is good mobile reception, phone and fax access at reception (local charges apply) and complimentary internet.

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