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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
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Babysitting
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Full body massage
24-hour security
Secured parking
Wifi
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Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Doorperson
First aid kit
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24-hour front desk
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Private bathrooms
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hannahc1986Jsy wrote a review Yesterday
Jersey, United Kingdom3 contributions
Thank you Daan and team for a wonderful weekend stay. You were the perfect hosts and your recommendations were fantastic! Great location close to local attractions in a very quiet and picturesque area of Paarl. Cosy accommodation and all the facilities you would require. We will definitely be back and will recommend to anyone waiting to stay in the area. Thank you again, Hannah & Adam
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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nigelwatson444 wrote a review Jun 2022
Cape Town Central, South Africa1 contribution
I stayed 1 night for a wedding, it was very comfortable and very relaxing and the breakfast was amazing. I will come back for a couple of days again and do more wine tasting and chill by the pool and have a braai
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Date of stay: June 2022
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taniamusgrove wrote a review Apr 2022
Lahore, Pakistan18 contributions13 helpful votes
This review is long overdue. Our original booking at the estate was for 4 nights - a relaxing bridging stay before returning to our home overseas. 4 days of rest, relaxation and exploring the beautiful surrounds turned into 12 days of rest, spoils, memories for life, inspiration and the most incredible hospitality at this family run estate. I am South African. My husband American. We live and work on the Indian sub-continent. Work and family travel has afforded us tremendous travel opportunities, and we have yet to enjoy a stay as much as we have a De Leeuwenhof - for a number of reasons: Hospitality. Hospitality. Hospitality. We were always greeted with a warm, kind smile. Daan and his family always made time to talk with us, guide us, make suggestions, and share life and community stories in the valley that they clearly love very much. Our accommodation was clean and comfortable and made all the more special knowing that Daan and Stefan built much of the property extension themselves. Breakfasts on the porch next to the pool were long, lazy, fresh and delicious. The area is absolutely breathtakingly beautiful. Best value for money. 10 out of 10. Over the 12 days we came to know Daan, Anthea and Stefan as very warm, caring people who are actively involved in the community. Daan leads the voluntary fire bridge. Hosts and staff add a lot to the experience. We were so honoured to be made to feel like family over the festive season. Expectations exceeded. Our stay was relaxing and genuine - the family is so kind and so trusting - and without being in your space, they are always available and eager to please. And to top it all, they put a wedding together for my sister and brother-in-law with 24 hours' notice. Thank you Daan, Anthea and Stefan - Tim and I wish you, your loved ones and the staff, the very best for 2022 and beyond. Warmest regards from the Indian sub-continent.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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LIEZLPRUTTON wrote a review Apr 2022
Johannesburg, South Africa30 contributions1 helpful vote
Stayed for one night very friendly staff owners are very nice people Rooms are comfortable but average.Dining area is nice .we only had breakfast, meal is ok.Good stay for an overnight stay for onward travels
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Date of stay: March 2022
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892visitor759 wrote a review Mar 2022
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The estate is lovely with tall trees and much greenery for a peaceful and restful stay. The rooms are well appointed, some set in historic buildings creating extra charm. Daan and the family are very hospitable and have a vast knowledge of the local area. We had a wonderful experience and hope to visit again in the future.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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thandi778 wrote a review Jan 2022
Tübingen, Germany7 contributions
Very friendly and helpful hosts. The cottage was very well equipped with comfy furniture in living room, Nespresso machine, good bed. A TV in bedroom and living room as well! The shower was great. Lovely huge pool, beautiful gardens. Kitchen was OK.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Fredericks_RL wrote a review Dec 2021
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Everything was neat and tidy, definitely a place you can go to switch off. You can enjoy beautiful views and a lovely breakfast at the pool. This place has so much more to offer than what they advertised for. Daan is an exceptional host.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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hkoehl564676 wrote a review Dec 2021
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De Leeuwenhof offers very spacious rooms/apartments - well equipped and very comfortable. The owners and their staff are extremely friendly and helpful and try to accommodate the guests' wishes. I liked particularly the atmosphere: as a guest you almost feel like being part of the farm and the family.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Ineke V wrote a review Oct 2021
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We did a self-catering option. The kitchen was well equipped and they were prepared with emergency lights in the chalet for the dreaded power outages during that time. All the rooms were well maintained and clean, with all you needed and a request away if you needed something specific. Beautiful gardens with a residential owl, thriving squirrel community, many birds. The chickens also came to say hello under the watchful eye of the rooster! The solar heated pool was an added bonus and a welcome bonus. Very friendly staff who felt like family. So peaceful just on the edge of the town. For us there was no negative, just a great stay. Will definitely suggest a stay if you want a restfull place to stay, with friendly hosts and good vibe.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Anton wrote a review Sep 2021
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Thank you to Daan, and his staff incredible accommodation. Really good hosts and special place to stay. We looking forward to visiting again next year. Staff helpful, beautiful part of the world. Easy access to all areas around Paarl.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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US$96 - US$127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapePaarl
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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, Cattle Baron Grill and Bistro Paarl, and Faber.
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 (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.