Imagine a 17th century manor set in a vineyard by the sea. Add to this every conceivable modern hotel luxury. Further add a championship golf course and an award winning winery. Now, locate this property in the foothill of a magnificent mountain, overlooking a beautiful bay. Sounds too good to be true? Well, its not. the Steenberg Hotel, also a National Monument of South Africa. Located in the Constantia Valley, just 20 minutes from Cape Town, by the foothills of the Stone Mountain and overlooking the False Bay, the architecture and the antiques on the property will transport you to a different time.
The hotel offers 21 luxury rooms, many of which come with large private patios. Premier rooms offer guests more space and gorgeous terraces overlooking the historic vineyard or the Steenberg golf course. A newer addition to the hote are the three ultra-luxe Heritage Suites, situated in the Jonkershuis- a building separate from the manor and known as the “young man houses” that was fashionable for big properties to have in olden times. Each suite is tastefully decorated to reflect a specific period of history of the area and preserves the history of the old building it is set in.
Choose from the The Cape Colonial, The Khoi Khoi or Dutch East India. The hotel is popular for its warm service and legendary hospitality. Guests are offered free chauffeur-driven transportation to restaurants, shopping and sites close by. There is also a daily complimentary shuttle to the Victoria and Albert Waterfront. Guests can enjoy complimentary port or sherry in the lounge, wine-tasting and upon reservation, an exclusive tour of the historic Steenberg Winery cellar.
Popular as a golf destination, the friendly staff will be happy to make bookings for you at the Steenberg Golf club, or direct you to restaurants and tours across Cape Town. If you are an avid golfer then book in advance as the course tends to be busy. You can spend a day here walking through the ancient vineyard, swim in the pool or lounge at the Pool Bar that overlooks the Stone Mountain. You may also avail of the Steenberg Spa, operated by Ginkgo Spa and Wellness, for a world-class treatment. Eat at the hotel’s charming restaurants, Catharina’s or Bistro Sixteen82, or spend an evening in the lounge-bar, Gorgeous by Graham Beck. If you stay at the Steenberg Hotel we guarantee you will be coming back for more.