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Oude Werf Hotel

Oude Werf Hotel

The Cape Winelands

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Since 1802 the Oude Werf Hotel, South Africa’s oldest continuously operating hotel, has been welcoming guests with its unique charm and character.

A stroll from the many historic attractions of the Winelands 'capital' of Stellenbosch, Oude Werf combines a centuries-old heritage with luxury contemporary comforts and intimate hospitality. Rest in one of 58 beautifully designed rooms, enjoy classic Cape flavours and vintages at the superb restaurant with its vine-covered courtyard, or relax around the pool with a good book.

The Superior Rooms overlook the leafy courtyard and pool - the ground floor rooms have shady garden patios, while rooms on the 2nd floor have step-out balconies. The Deluxe Rooms are decorated in the hotel's signature 'chic antique' contemporary style. The spacious Luxury Rooms have an open plan-style layout.

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Rates Include

Breakfast is included.

Children Policy

Children of any age are welcome. Rates available on request.

All of the holidays we prepare are tailor-made, but this might give you an idea of how Oude Werf Hotel can be included in you own dream holiday.

Whales, Wine and Wildlife

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Destination: South Africa.

A winning holiday which, if you travel during July through to October/early November, will give you the opportunity to spot whales from the shore or from a boat-based trip out into the ocean - or even from the comfort of your bed! Add onto this wine-tasting and Big 5 wildlife game drives and you will wonder why you haven't done this years ago!

This is a 12 night itinerary including Cape Town, The Cape Winelands, Hermanus, The Garden Route and Kariega Game Reserve.

Based on 4 Star Accommodation:

  • 3 Nights at Southern Sun The Cullinan
  • 2 Nights at Oude Werf Hotel
  • 2 Nights at Abalone Guest Lodge
  • 3 Nights at The Rex Hotel
  • 2 Nights at Kariega Main Lodge
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*Prices are per person and are based on today's exchange rates. Exchange rates are subject to change and are updated daily.

Prices exclude international flights - ask us if you would like to include these.

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Directions For Drivers

From Cape Town/Hermanus/The Garden Route: Follow the N2 towards Somerset West. Turn off the N2 at the signposted Helderberg/Baden Powell Drive/R310 turn-off in the direction of Stellenbosch, which is signposted at the top of the turn-off. Follow the R310 for 15 km to the T-junction, having passed some wine estates and the Van Rhyn Brandy Cellar on the way.

At the T-junction, turn right to Stellenbosch. Continue on this road past the first set of traffic lights, 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 mini roundabouts.

Continuing past the 2nd mini roundabout (signposted as Bird Street), turn left at the 3rd street, which is Drostdy Street. Turn left at the 1st intersection into Church Street. The hotel is located at Number 30, which is on the right side about 100 metres down.

There is valet parking available, for which you would first need to announce yourself at the hotel's reception desk.

General Information For Guests

All rooms have air conditioning, TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, a mini bar, a safe, tea/coffee making facilities and a hair dryer.

Located in the hotel’s new wing, overlooking the leafy courtyard and pool, the Comfy Rooms are an open-plan design.  The bathrooms have a shower, some also feature a separate bath. Ground floor rooms enjoy shady garden patios, while rooms on the 2nd floor have step-out balconies.

The Whimsy Rooms are located on both the ground and first floors of the original inn-house building, and in the adjacent Victorian wings overlooking the garden courtyard. All include spacious luxury bathrooms with showers and walk-in dressing rooms.

The Plenty Rooms are located on the Ground, First and Second floors and enjoy airy views of the quiet central gardens or courtyard. Open plan-style layouts feature bedrooms with separate en suite bath, shower, vanity and toilet.

The main guest areas include a pool, bar, and restaurant. 

There is secure parking.

A laundry service is available (additional cost).

Credit cards are accepted.

A babysitting service can be arranged (additional cost).

Bicycles can be rented from the Reception.

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If you're not sure which place might be best for your own trip then either give us a call or get in touch via the website, and we'd be delighted to run through the options with you.

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