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De Leeuwenhof Estate

Sonstraal Road Klein Drakenstein, Paarl 7646 South Africa
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"De Leeuwenhof" was founded in 1698 by a French Hugenot who came to the Cape winelands to grow fruit and grapes. Nowadays the 4-star Cape Dutch Estate is restored to it former glory and offers 11 luxury guestrooms and two apartments, 4 self-catering cottages and a small restaurant with a nice entertainment area with two pools and safe parking. The Estate is family run and the personal touch will make you feel quite at home. Most guests come to rest and enjoy the food and wine and beautiful surroundings. "De Leeuwenhof" 11,5 Ha is still a working farm and produces 64 tons of grapes and 200 tons of fruit on a yearly basis. The estate is situated in the historic wine lands of the Western Cape, tranquilly situated on the foot of the mountains 5 min from Paarl itself.The offerings more specific: Rooms & family apartments: We can accommodate 36 people in total!Attached to main House (1698): Two family apartments , with two double bedrooms with queen-sized four-poster beds, kitchenette, terrace and bathroom, fully air-conditioned (cooled and heated) TV, DVD and local TV station. Minimum charge of two people per apartment. In adjoining historic building " The Old Barn"(1914 ) Four luxury rooms **** with queen-sized double bed and en-suite bathroom, coffee/thee tray, patio and linked to private terrace with pool. In The orchard we offer 4 self catering cottages with bedroom including en-suite Bathroom and separate kitchen, dining area with fire-place and outside terraceand we offer 6 luxury rooms in "The Old Stable" with en-suite Bathroom and private terrace.Also: - Secured private parking space on farm - Own private terrace with the apartments and outside terrace with the luxury rooms. - Air-conditioned ( heating and cooling ) - Swimming pool - TV, DVD in apartments and Satellite DStv and LCD flat-screens in luxury rooms - Internet facilities present (wireless ADSL ) - Laundry service on request. - Daily cleaning of rooms - Credit card facilities
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Free parking
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24-hour security
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Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
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Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
24-hour front desk
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Bottled water
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Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Electric kettle
Electric blanket
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English, French, Afrikaans, Dutch and 1 more
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Elve3 wrote a review Feb 2021
Durbanville, South Africa7 contributions
What an interesting and amazing owner and so helpful! Very clean cottages and everything you need inside the cottage. Perfectly situated near restaurants and wine estates. Nature surrounds you... Lovely weekend away
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Date of stay: January 2021
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cindybrggs wrote a review Feb 2021
Cape Town, South Africa1 contribution
De Leeuwenhof Estate is of my favourite places and will always be, the peaceful and beautiful environment made us feel so relaxed and comfortable. The cottage was beautifully presented and very clean.Paarl is a very beautiful location. The staff was so kind and so helpful. Thank you for a memorable time
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Rayfeal L wrote a review Jan 2021
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A true gem we found. We loved every minute of our stay and already booked again for my birthday. Staff and owners are welcoming and very friendly. They cater your needs and make you stay worthwhile.My daughter loved it and wife enjoyed her time there as she was able to completely relax. I was at peace and happy with every second spent there.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from daan van leeuwen boomkamp, Owner at De Leeuwenhof Estate
Responded 26 Jan 2021
Thank you very much for the very positive review. Although all kind of restaining measurements are in place due to Covid regulations, we managed to get the atmosphere right for you to still relax and enjoy. We liked having you and your wife and daughter as well and you hapily made use of all our facilities like the big pool and lovely braai spots. We look forward having you again. kind regards, Daan van Leeuwen Boomkamp[
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thomaslamendola wrote a review Jan 2021
Cape Town, South Africa1 contribution
What a pleasure to chat with Daan, the owner of this beautiful estate. We also had fun meeting his friendly doggies, whom are faithfully guarding the premises. Stunning experience immersed in nature, totally worth it, although for just two nights. Totally relaxing, with rich and delicious breakfast, spacious cottage, as well as the shower and the bathroom in general. The recommended restaurant (Pappa Grappa) was fantastic! We would have loved staying for at least another week, if we could! We will miss this place.
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Date of stay: December 2020
Sleep Quality
Response from daan van leeuwen boomkamp, Owner at De Leeuwenhof Estate
Responded 08 Jan 2021
Dear Thomas, Thank you very much for your positive review. Despite limiting regulations and Covid measurements, we are glad you had an amazing time with us. We upgrade our guests, when possible, to our self-catering cottages. They are fully equipped and one can order breakfast on the private terrace of the cottage. The pool is 20 steps away. We look forward having you again. Kind regards, Daan van Leeuwen Boomkamp
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impressed98 wrote a review Dec 2020
Kempton Park, South Africa1 contribution
Daan and family made us very welcome. The place was very clean, good value for money and spacious! Enjoyed the breakfast and relaxing environment. The owner and staff practiced good covid protocols and made sure that our safety was a number 1 priority. Well worth the trip and this is my new stop over while in Paarl.
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Date of stay: December 2020
Sleep Quality
Response from daan van leeuwen boomkamp, Owner at De Leeuwenhof Estate
Responded 28 Dec 2020
Thank you very much for your positive response. We take great pride in offering true hospitality, even if Covid-19 regulations put strain on the offerings and personal "touch". We are lucky to have 4 self-catering cottages in our assortiment whereby guests can relax without any interaction, should they feel like doing so. We are glad it all worked out great and we look forward having you again. regards, Daan van leeuwen Boomkamp
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Frequently Asked Questions about De Leeuwenhof Estate
Which popular attractions are close to De Leeuwenhof Estate?
Nearby attractions include Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve (6.6 km), Afrikaans Language Monument (7.6 km), and Escapetrix (5.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at De Leeuwenhof Estate?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at De Leeuwenhof Estate?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at De Leeuwenhof Estate?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at De Leeuwenhof Estate?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to De Leeuwenhof Estate?
Conveniently located restaurants include Noop Restaurant, Faber, and Cattle Baron Grill and Bistro.
Are there opportunities to exercise at De Leeuwenhof Estate?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at De Leeuwenhof Estate?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at De Leeuwenhof Estate?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, Dutch, and Afrikaans.
Are there any historical sites close to De Leeuwenhof Estate?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Groot Drakenstein Prison (Victor Verster Prison) (4.0 km).
Is De Leeuwenhof Estate accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.