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Situated close to Cape Town in the heart of the Constantia Valley, the owner-managed Cellars-Hohenort Country House Hotel offers understated luxury in its celebration of traditional Cape Town values and gracious living. The hotel is a combination of the magnificently restored cellars of the 18th century Klaasenbosch wine estate and Hohenort Manor House along with nine acres of award-winning gardens.

Spend the day exploring some of South Africa's best wine estates, many of which are just an easy drive away, or organise a day trip to Table Mountain, the V&A Waterfront or Cape Point. Take a relaxing stroll through the gardens or enjoy the hotel's many facilities which include swimming pools, a tennis court, and a chipping and putting golf green. Alternatively, pamper yourself at the exquisite D&D Spa or Hair Salon.

Recent accolades & press

  •  Tripadvisor - Travelers' Choice Awards 2011
  •  Member of Relais & Chateaux

highlights

  • Located in the heart of Constantia Valley
  • Luxurious, historic living in a romantic setting
  • Award-winning gardens & lovely scenery
  • Three excellent restaurants & martini bar
  • Fully-equipped D&D Spa & Hair Salon

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Facilities

Enjoy an afternoon wandering through nine acres of award-winning gardens, regarded as one of the finest privately owned gardens in the world, or explore the picturesque countryside that surrounds the hotel on one of the complimentary bicycles.

Swim year round in the Cellars-Hohenort's two salt-chlorinated heated swimming pools, both boasting fantastic views of the Constantia Valley, practice your short game on the Gary Player-designed practice green, or play a game of tennis on the in-house tennis court.

Spoil yourself with a tantilising treatment at the D&D Spa which is situated in the manicured gardens, making it an ideal place to relax, unwind, and rejuvenate the mind and body.

And now that you're feeling great, prepare for that special evening with a treatment at the D&D Hair Salon which has become known as one of South Africa's leading beauty specialists.

General Facilities

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    Heated pool
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    Spa
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    Swimming Pool
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    Gym
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    Jacuzzi
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    Internet facilities
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    Hair salon
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    Tennis Court
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    Wi-fi available
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    Bar
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    Restaurant

Dining

Cellars-Hohenort Country House Hotel offers the following dining options: The Conservatory is the main restaurant on the property and is located in the Cellars building. The stylish restaurant has been built around a 300-year old oak tree, offering stunning garden views no matter where you sit - inside or out. Using local produce, the Head Chef creates both classic and contemporary dishes.

The Greenhouse offers conceptual cuisine that is inspired by the hotel's Grand Chef who blends classic dishes with his own imagination. The friendly service is always attentive and unassuming, and the sommelier will happily recommend something from the extensive cellar to complement your meal. The Greenhouse was voted as one of the Top 10 Restaurants for 2009 in the Prudential Eat Out Restaurant Awards.

The Cape Malay Restaurant offers authentic local food from Cape Town's historic Malay community. Spicy, rustic colours create a pleasant Eastern ambience and hot towels suffused with rose water will encourage you to relax and eat with your fingers. The wine list has been chosen specifically to complement the spicy foods on offer and include a good spread of local and imported wines.

Before you dine, be sure to enjoy a drink at the stylish Martini Bar, home to apparently the world's largest selection of martinis.

Double Room

Cellars-Hohenort Country House Hotel has 52 elegantly decorated, en suite bedrooms.

The Standard Rooms come as single or double rooms with each having an emphasis on comfort and luxury. These rooms offer en suite bathroom facilities and views of the award-winning gardens.

Many of the rooms open directly out to the gardens, while some of the double rooms are on upper floors and have private balconies.

Double Room AMENITIES

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    Air-conditioning
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    En-suite shower only
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    Telephone
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    Television
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    Wi-fi available in room
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    Tea & coffee-making facilities

Other Room Types

Situated in either the historic Hohenort Manor House or the Cellars Main House are the Luxury Double Rooms. These spacious double bedrooms feature adjoining lounge areas and are havens of peace and comfort. Bright and beautifully decorated with garden views, some of the rooms have a veranda with further views of the peninsula and False Bay.

All of the Suites are located in the Cellars Main House and offer enchanting views of the idyllic gardens. Each suite comprises a cosy private lounge with mini bar and bedroom decorated in a fusion of traditional and contemporary style.

Situated in Hohenort Manor House and in the Edwardian-style of the property, the individually decorated Premier Suites are designed to reflect both the traditional and the contemporary and have their own private balcony looking out onto the Herb and Citrus Terraces. The suites are either one-level or split-level and include a separate lounge, a simple kitchen, satellite TV, and an en suite bathroom.

The Dove-cote Suite is located in its own private garden overlooking the Gary Player-designed putting green. It's perfect for couples looking for a romantic getaway or those looking for a longer stay. The suite features a bedroom with a king-size four-poster bed, an en suite bathroom with adjacent jaccuzi, and a large sitting room with fireplace. There is a private dining area with a stocked bar.

The Madiba Villa is a gracious, 2-storey, Cape-style home featuring a large open-plan sitting/dining room with fireplace, built-in bar, service kitchen and two double en suite bedrooms with walk-in cupboards. The outside features of the villa include a private courtyard and swimming pool.

Activities

  • Biking
  • Day tours
  • Golf
  • Picnics
  • Tennis
 

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Ramona Rubach

Ramona Rubach

Africa Safari Expert

"A beautiful rose garden, delectable food and breathtaking surroundings are just some of what makes this such a special place in Cape Town."

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