The Best Hotels in Stellenbosch

We’ve filtered out the noise and surfaced the best luxury, boutique and most charming hotels in Stellenbosch for you below. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Lanzerac Hotel & Spa

Rated 9.4 in 440 reviews

The Lanzerac is situated on a private wine estate in the Jonkershoek Valley, surrounded by the Helderberg Mountains. It… See more

The Lanzerac is situated on a private wine estate in the Jonkershoek Valley, surrounded by the Helderberg Mountains. It has a spa, two outdoor pools and one heated indoor pool.

The spacious and air-conditioned rooms have a seating area with a satellite TV. Each has tea-and-coffee making facilities and a minibar. The private bathroom comes with free toiletries and under floor heating.

Relaxing massages and a variety of beauty treatments are available at The Lanzerac Hotel & Spa, which features 8 private treatment rooms. It also has a sauna, steam room and a fitness room.

A continental buffet and and hot breakfast options are served in the morning. The Deli offers home-made jams, freshly baked produce, cheese and charcuterie platters and picnic baskets. The Manor Kitchen serves classical dinners with contemporary influences and light meals can be enjoyed at the pub-style Taphuis restaurant. The Craven Lounge offers drinks, wines, spirits and craft beers in a relaxed environment with a fireplace and tapas menu.

There is a working winery on site, offering guests a complimentary wine tasting and cellar tour.

Rooms from $314

Delaire Graff Lodges and Spa

Rated 9.8 in 69 reviews

Situated on the highest crest of Helshoogte Mountain Pass, Delaire Graff Lodges and Spa features luxurious accommodation… See more

Situated on the highest crest of Helshoogte Mountain Pass, Delaire Graff Lodges and Spa features luxurious accommodation with private pool. It offers a fitness centre and spa facilities.

Delaire Graff Lodges and Spa has elegantly decorated rooms and suites with modern furniture and Egyptian cotton linen. Each of the air-conditioned units has a Butler’s Kitchen, a separate seating area, and a balcony.

Indochine restaurant serves modern Asian Fusion cuisine, using products from organic farms and the on-site greenhouse. Outside decking provides the option of al fresco dining with delightful views of the surrounding gardens.

Guests can relax in the spa and enjoy a variety of treatments, like hydro-massage baths and aromatherapy. A stunning heated infinity pool is located on the spa’s terrace, with a hot tub and large garden area.

You can also choose from a variety of activities in the surrounding area, including hiking, horse riding and fishing.

Rooms from $1 129

Clouds Estate

Rated 9.1 in 126 reviews

Offering stunning views of the Drakenstein and Simonsberg Mountains, this boutique hotel offers luxury in the heart of… See more

Offering stunning views of the Drakenstein and Simonsberg Mountains, this boutique hotel offers luxury in the heart of the Stellenbosch and Franschhoek Winelands.

The rooms and villas are equipped with modern furnishings and spacious bathrooms. The villas contain fully equipped kitchenettes for self-catering. Guests can dine on the stylish patio furniture.

The Clouds Wine Estate includes 2 infinity pools surrounded by decking and sun loungers. Guests can relax on the terrace with views of the surrounding countryside and enjoy the Estate’s own Clouds Sauvignon Blanc wine.

Located on the Helshoogte Pass, Clouds Wine is less than 10km from central Stellenbosch. Cape Town International Airport is less than 40km from the Estate. Free parking is available.

Rooms from $171

MolenVliet Vineyards

Rated 9.3 in 389 reviews

Nestled on the banks of the Banghoekrivier, known as the heart of the Stellenbosch Wine country, you will find… See more

Nestled on the banks of the Banghoekrivier, known as the heart of the Stellenbosch Wine country, you will find MolenVliet Vineyards.
MolenVliet Vineyards is a boutique Wine and Guest Estate with panoramic views of the breath-taking surrounding Mountains and Vineyards.

The estate offers different accommodation options:
The Cottages are ideally situated at the Entrance of the Estate with close by parking and boasts a private balcony overlooking the beautiful forest like gardens.

Our seven en-suite Mountain View Executive Suites are ideally overlooking the Drakenstein Mountains and Estate Vineyards, this is the perfect hideaway for guests wanting to lounge around at their private heated plunge pool or take in the immaculate views from their private balcony

Our six en-suite Mountain View Luxury Suites are ideally overlooking the Drakenstein Mountains and Estate Vineyards, this is the perfect hideaway for guests wanting to take in the immaculate views from their private balcony.

The boutique style River Manor is nestled in the vineyards overlooking the Simonsberg mountain while the estate's Manor House offers guests access to a communal outdoor pool.

A continental and English breakfast is served daily. For lunch and dinner there are lots of restaurants in Stellenbosch, 9 km away. Guests can visit one of the many wineries in the area. Franschhoek, in the heart of the Cape Winelands, is 24 km away.

Molenvliet is 44 km from Cape Town International Airport and airport shuttles can be arranged.

Rooms from $203

Banhoek Lodge

Rated 9.3 in 228 reviews

Banhoek Lodge is situated along the scenic Helshoogte Pass, which offers an array of wine farms. The lodge boasts views… See more

Banhoek Lodge is situated along the scenic Helshoogte Pass, which offers an array of wine farms. The lodge boasts views of the vineyards and mountains.

The elegant rooms and suites come complete with wooden furnishings and offer a balcony with views of the mountain. The air-conditioned units include a seating area, fireplace, flat-screen satellite TV and en suite bathroom.

There are wineries within walking distance and restaurants such as Tokara and Indochine at Delaire Graff Estate are within a 5-minute drive.

Activities can be enjoyed in the surroundings, including cycling and hiking. The historical town of Stellenbosch is 8 km away and Franschhoek is 20 km away. Cape Town International Airport can be reached in 44 km.

Rooms from $216

De Zeven

Rated 9.6 in 243 reviews

Located in Stellenbosch, 11 km from Stellenbosch University, De Zeven provides accommodation with a garden, free private… See more

Located in Stellenbosch, 11 km from Stellenbosch University, De Zeven provides accommodation with a garden, free private parking, a shared lounge and a terrace. Providing a bar, the property is located within 17 km of Jonkershoek Nature Reserve. The guest house also offers free WiFi as well as a paid airport shuttle service.

The units in the guest house are fitted with a coffee machine. The private bathroom is equipped with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer. All units at De Zeven include air conditioning and a desk.

A buffet, à la carte or Full English/Irish breakfast can be enjoyed at the property.

Guests at the accommodation will be able to enjoy activities in and around Stellenbosch, like hiking.

Boschenmeer Golf Course is 24 km from De Zeven, while Heidelberg Golf Club is 29 km away. The nearest airport is Cape Town International Airport, 36 km from the guest house.

Rooms from $240

Southern Sun de Wagen

Rated 9.2 in 297 reviews

Set in Stellenbosch, 1.9 km from Stellenbosch University, Southern Sun de Wagen offers accommodation with an outdoor… See more

Set in Stellenbosch, 1.9 km from Stellenbosch University, Southern Sun de Wagen offers accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a garden and a shared lounge. The property features a bar, as well as a restaurant serving South African cuisine. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, a concierge service and free WiFi throughout the property.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a coffee machine, a fridge, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a patio and a private bathroom with a shower. At Southern Sun de Wagen all rooms are equipped with bed linen and towels.

à la carte and Full English/Irish breakfast options are available every morning at the accommodation.

Southern Sun de Wagen offers a sun terrace. Guests at the hotel will be able to enjoy activities in and around Stellenbosch, like cycling.

Jonkershoek Nature Reserve is 10 km from Southern Sun de Wagen, while Heidelberg Golf Club is 17 km away. The nearest airport is Cape Town International Airport, 24 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $143

Van der Stel Manor

Rated 9.5 in 687 reviews

Van der Stel Manor is situated in a residential area, 5 minutes' drive from the centre of Stellenbosch. The restored… See more

Van der Stel Manor is situated in a residential area, 5 minutes' drive from the centre of Stellenbosch. The restored Cape Dutch home features a garden and outdoor pool.

The luxurious rooms at Van der Stel Manor feature air conditioning and a private bathroom with bath, shower and bathrobes. Enjoy a cup of tea from your private patio. Each rooms has direct access to the pool and rose garden.

A continental breakfast is served in the morning and light meals, wines, tea and desserts can be arranged on request.

Jan Marais Nature Reserve is 1.4 km away and Jonkershoek Nature Reserve is within 10 minutes' drive. Activities in the area include wine tasting, golfing, hiking and mountain biking.

Cape Town International Airport is 37 km away.

Rooms from $147

Coopmanhuijs Boutique Hotel & Spa

Rated 8.9 in 398 reviews

Built in 1713 and located in historic Stellenbosch, this hotel offers cosy rooms with classic décor. It also features a… See more

Built in 1713 and located in historic Stellenbosch, this hotel offers cosy rooms with classic décor. It also features a spa, a pool and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

The rooms at the 5-star Coopmanhuijs Boutique Hotel & Spa overlook the pool and courtyard. They include a balcony, cable TV and air conditioning. Rooms also have a private bathroom with underfloor heating.

Helena's Restaurant at Coopmanhuijs serves Provençal cuisine and Cape wines. Guests can choose to dine indoors, in the intimate courtyard next to the pool or al fresco on the sidewalk terrace.

Coopmanhuijs Spa offers a range of treatments, including an anti-oxidant rejuvenating facial and an Africology repair facial. Local activities including hiking, horseback riding and golf.

The Coopmanhuijs Boutique is surrounded by Stellenbosch shops, galleries and museums. It is 20 km from Strand Beach.

Rooms from $121

Majeka House

Rated 8.7 in 240 reviews

Located on a private garden estate in Stellenbosch, Majeka House features a spa, a gourmet restaurant and a large… See more

Located on a private garden estate in Stellenbosch, Majeka House features a spa, a gourmet restaurant and a large, heated, communal indoor pool. The owner managed boutique hotel boasts stylish rooms and free WiFi.

The rooms at Majeka House are equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV and Nespresso coffee machines.

The Majeka Kitchen serves local specialities cooked with fresh ingredients, some picked from the on-site organic garden. Food is served on the terrace during the summer months, and by a fireplace in winter.

Majeka Spa offers a full range of massages, facials and other treatments. Guests can relax in the sauna, steam room or hot tub, or work out in the fitness centre. In addition to the communal, indoor pool, the Poolside Rooms and Double Rooms with Garden View offer access to semi-exclusive outdoor pools.

From Majeka House, it is less than 10-minutes’ drive to the shops and cafés of Stellenbosch city centre. Stellenbosch Golf Club is 3 km away.

Rooms from $181

River Manor Boutique Hotel

Rated 8.9 in 516 reviews

Located in the heart of Stellenbosch, River Manor Boutique Hotel offers accommodation on the banks of the Eerste River… See more

Located in the heart of Stellenbosch, River Manor Boutique Hotel offers accommodation on the banks of the Eerste River.

Housed in 2 adjacent manor houses and set in a landscaped garden, River Manor offers luxurious rooms featuring Cape antiques combined with contemporary furniture. Each room is air-conditioned and has a seating area, satellite TV and a private bathroom.

Guests can relax in the library, or mingle with other guests in the lounge and dining areas that lead onto the terraces overlooking the gardens and 2 swimming pools.

There are a number of shops and restaurants within walking distance of River Manor Boutique Hotel, while Stellenbosch University is 800 metres away.

Rooms from $119

Oude Werf Hotel

Rated 8.9 in 1029 reviews

In a historic mansion, previously an old churchyard is located in the heart of Stellenbosch, Oude Werf Hotel features… See more

In a historic mansion, previously an old churchyard is located in the heart of Stellenbosch, Oude Werf Hotel features uniquely themed rooms with free internet. It boasts an outdoor pool and fine dining.

The air-conditioned rooms at Oude Werf Hotel have a modern Cape style combined with Victorian antiques. The bathrooms have double basins and a separate bathtub that comes with complimentary soap and shampoo products. Each room has a seating area, satellite TV and internet access.

Guests can relax at the swimming pool that is surrounded by the charming hotel garden. The hotel staff can help schedule wine trips and guided walks in historic Stellenbosch.

The Oude Werf Restaurant serves traditional, homemade and contemporary gourmet dishes.

Free private parking on site is available.

Rooms from $150

Spier Hotel and Wine Farm

Rated 8.9 in 1261 reviews

Located beside the Eerste River, in the heart of the Stellenbosch wine-growing region, this 4-star hotel offers spacious… See more

Located beside the Eerste River, in the heart of the Stellenbosch wine-growing region, this 4-star hotel offers spacious rooms with a shaded outdoor patio. Facilities include an outdoor pool.

The rooms at Spier Hotel and Wine Farm are situated in village-style buildings, grouped around 6 private courtyards. All rooms have satellite TV, and a bathroom with a bath and separate shower. Each room is decorated with contemporary artworks from the Spier Art Collection.

The on-site travel desk can help arrange a selection of activities and tours. The Spa at Spier offers a variety of health and beauty treatments.

Wine tastings are offered at the Wine Shop. Guests can also purchase Spier’s own wines here.

Cape Town International Airport is a 20-minute drive from Spier Hotel and Wine Farm, and the beaches of Gordon's Bay and the Strand are a 15-minute drive away. Free parking is available on site.

Rooms from $136

Hotel Krige

Rated 8.7 in 534 reviews

Featuring 4-star accommodation, Hotel Krige is situated in Stellenbosch, 1.5 km from Stellenbosch University and 10 km… See more

Featuring 4-star accommodation, Hotel Krige is situated in Stellenbosch, 1.5 km from Stellenbosch University and 10 km from Jonkershoek Nature Reserve. This 4-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk, a concierge service and free WiFi. There is free private parking and the property features paid airport shuttle service.

The rooms are fitted with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fridge, a coffee machine, a shower and a desk. The hotel provides some rooms that have a terrace and mountain view, and rooms are fitted with a private bathroom and a wardrobe. At Hotel Krige all rooms have bed linen and towels.

Heidelberg Golf Club is 17 km from the accommodation, while Boschenmeer Golf Course is 30 km from the property. The nearest airport is Cape Town International Airport, 24 km from Hotel Krige.

Rooms from $95

107 Dorpstraat Boutique Hotel

Rated 8.2 in 393 reviews

Located 50 metres from the center of historic Stellenbosch, 107 Dorpstraat Boutique Hotel features free WiFi access in… See more

Located 50 metres from the center of historic Stellenbosch, 107 Dorpstraat Boutique Hotel features free WiFi access in all their rooms and free private parking. Guests can enjoy the on-site wine bar.

All rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Some rooms feature a seating area where you can relax. You will find a kettle in the room. All rooms come with a private bathroom and for your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hair dryer.

Stellenbosch University is 900 metres from 107 Dorpstraat Boutique Hotel. Cape Town International Airport is 24 km from the property.

Rooms from $74