Established in 1802, this is South Africa's oldest and most historical hotel and has defined hospitality and fine dining for centuries. Soft hues and antique furniture have been tastefully aligned with the comforts of modern living to create a calm haven from which to base guests' exploration of Stellenbosch. Guests are welcomed into a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service at this air-conditioned hotel. Facilities at the hotel include a hotel safe and currency exchange facilities. There is a bar and restaurant on the premises. WLAN Internet access is provided and guests can take advantage of the hotel's room and laundry services. Guests arriving by car may park their vehicles in the hotel's car park. In addition, bicycles can also be hired from the hotel.
Surrounded by beautiful mountains, guests enjoy the wonders of the Cape Winelands from the repose of this luxurious accommodation, situated in the historical core of the university town of Stellenbosch, famous as the premier wine region of South Africa. Located on vibrant Church Street, it retains the graceful ambience of Georgian style throughout. Cape Town International Airport is approximately 30 km from the hotel.
All rooms have an en suite bathroom with shower/bath, bathrobe, bathroom amenities and a hairdryer. A telephone, satellite TV, high-speed Internet access, work desk with lamp and a safe are also provided. The minibar is stocked on request and there are tea and coffee making facilities and mineral water in each room. Air conditioning is a standard feature in all accommodation.
The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool and Stellenbosch Golf Course is located nearby.
'1802 restaurant', regarded as one of the culinary landmarks in Stellenbosch, offers a full English breakfast, an à la carte lunch menu and an exquisite traditional dinner menu including continental cuisine.
All major credit cards are accepted including American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA.
From the airport, follow the signs leading to the N2 motorway east to Somerset West. After some 13 km on the N2, turn left at the signposted Helderberg/Baden Powell Drive/R310 turn-off (exit 33) in the direction of Stellenbosch. Follow the R310 for 15 km to the T-junction. At the T-junction, turn right to Stellenbosch. Continue on this road until the 2nd set of traffic lights. Turn right here into Dorp Street. Follow Dorp Street for some 1.5 km past another set of traffic lights and 2 small traffic roundabouts/circles. Continuing past the 2nd mini circle, turn left into Drostdy Street and left at the 1st intersection into Church Street. The hotel is located at number 30, which is on the right-hand side about 100 metres down.
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