Spier Hotel

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4.5
#7 of 17 hotels in Stellenbosch
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The Spier Hotel, on our history-rich Stellenbosch wine farm, makes a brilliant family-friendly base to explore the Cape Winelands. Spier ranks in the Top 100 Vineyards in the world, and it’s also home to one of South Africa's largest contemporary art collections. Life feels good here. Superb eateries. Beautiful wines. Loads to see and do. The quaint village-style hotel strikes a balance between easy-going but attentive hospitality. Our 80 rooms are clustered around six courtyards, each with its own peaceful garden and pool, close to the Eerste River.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Babysitting
Children's playground
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Game room
Hiking
Bicycle tours
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Salon
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shops
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
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Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Fireplace
Coffee / tea maker
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Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Iron
Minibar
Refrigerator
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Non-smoking rooms
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4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Green
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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hyndsy64 wrote a review Nov 2022
London, United Kingdom67 contributions18 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Can't say enough good things about this place. We had the perfect stay there and would recommend it to every single person that ever visits the area. I can't wait to return to quite possibly my favourite hotel.
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Date of stay: November 2022
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Tebello Polisane , Other at Spier Hotel
Responded 16 Nov 2022
Dear Hyndsy64 We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay, and we so appreciate the feedback.
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Jadee FMG wrote a review Mar 2020
Cape Town Central, South Africa150 contributions13 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Spier is one of those hotels that makes you feel like home, the main swimming pool area is absolutely amazing with sparkling clean water and worth the walk from your room to experience other than the pools in the village. Rooms are spotless and oversized compared to most hotel rooms. Bathrooms are clean but not entirely modern. This hotel is value for money with all the small little luxury ammenties such as bathrobes, turndowns and slippers not available at other properties which are more or less the same price point.
If you are noise sensitive to traffic request a room away from reception and further into the village as they call it.
The breakfast bar has a basic but good selection but quite possibly the best croissants at any winelands hotel. The hot selection is good and varied.
The staff are more present and attentive during the day shift but i think this is the case in most hotels, but no matter the time of day the front office staff were always happy to assist, even at 2am when we needed an additional urgent room, they made a quick plan.
This will always be our home base in future when working in the winelands.
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Date of stay: February 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Spier_Wine_Farm, Manager at Spier Hotel
Responded 30 Mar 2020
Dear Jadeefmg, Thank you for taking the time out to write us your review. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and that Spier is now your home base when in the Winelands. Hope you had a safe journey home and we certainly look forward to your next stay. Kind regards, Debbie
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Willem A wrote a review Sept 2020
Centurion, South Africa152 contributions40 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The out of town location has the advantage of greater security and quiet surroundings. Staff are exceptionally friendly, rooms are large and well equipped and the dining room serves excellent food. Parking is quite far from the rooms, but when they remember to charge the golf cart batteries that is not an issue. The gas fireplace in the room works well and looks natural.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Response from Tebello Polisane , Other at Spier Hotel
Responded 05 Sept 2022
Dear Willem Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback on our hotel.
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LouisaB wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom36 contributions46 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We had a fabulous stay at Spier. We were travelling as a family with two young children and grandparents and it was a great base for exploring Stellenbosch. Rooms were very comfy and clean. Great facilities (lovely pool) and lots to explore on the site. Kids club is a bonus. Great breakfast and recommend the picnics. Staff super friendly and helpful. And of course the wine is excellent...!
Recommend booking ahead if you want to eat at Vadas Smokehouse, as we found it wasn't possible to eat dinner there without a reservation. Also take a portable high chair for babies / young kids as the high chairs available aren't suitable for under 2 years.
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Date of stay: February 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from Spier_Wine_Farm, Manager at Spier Hotel
Responded 30 Mar 2020
Dear Louisa B, Thank you for your kind review. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay as a family with young ones and parents. It's good to read that you enjoyed the spacious rooms, facilities, lovely kids activity centre, pool and the wine. We have noted your comment about the high chair for kids under 2 years old and will certainly look into this further to try find a solution for future. Hope you had a safe journey home and that we get to see you again soon for a return stay. Kind regards, Debbie
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hdjtravel wrote a review Nov 2021
New York253 contributions26 helpful votes
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4.0 of 5 bubbles
Chosen due to size of facilities and their covid precautions. A great option for those needing to be extra cautious. In room service options with a eating area in room and private terrace was perfect. No one happened to be staying around us so it was extra safe. That also met the courtyard pool was empty and seemingly like our private pool. The pool was not as large as the main hotel pool but that made it perfect for us to sun bathe next too. The pool lounge cushions were the most comfortable I have tried and were covered in clean terry cloth each morning with fresh pool towels!!! The courtyard pools are seemingly for those within your block of rooms which may only be 8 rooms by the looks of it.
The lobby (Wiseman…), restaurant (Simphiwe, Gloria, Joyce…), spa (Lyna) staff were ALL very covid cautious, helpful and kind. They took great care of us and even arranged for hotel dr to meet us wherever we chose for covid test for our next flight. They printed results for us and were able to bill the room. The cost seemed even cheaper than other options.
Easy walk to farm cafe (fresh bread, meats cheeses!) , wine tasting, river walk, and Segway tours
Overall this was a great surprise; a large hotel to hide away in but with the attentive care you would get at a smaller guesthouse.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Request wine opener if you buy wine from shop Wine tasting or glass of wine voucher does not work...
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Response from Tebello Polisane , Other at Spier Hotel
Responded 11 Nov 2021
Good Afternoon, Thank you for taking the time out to write us such a lovely review. We're delighted that you had a wonderful stay and had time to really explore some of our facilities. Hope to see you back in the not too distant future. Best Regards Tebello
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Jamy_Dodger wrote a review Apr 2023
East Anglia, United Kingdom80 contributions238 helpful votes
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4.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed as a family of 3 for 1 night as part of our road trip holiday in South Africa.
Service from reception on arrival was very good, despite them clearly being very busy with arriving and departing guests. We were given a glass of wine and sat in the lounge where we were talked through the map of the hotel and grounds and what we could do during our stay. We were then taken by golf buggy to our room.
We had a garden room which was beautifully furnished with doors out to a patio and small pool at the rear that we shared with a few other rooms. We had a large (super king?) size bed and our daughter slept on a large sofa bed at the foot of our bed.
There was a complimentary bottle of wine, glass bottles of water, tea and coffee facilities and a fridge in the room.
There was a connecting door between us and the room next door and it wasn't very sound proof. We could hear the other guests conversation very clearly and got an early wake up call from one of their small children.
The bathroom was large with double sinks, walk in shower and bath.
The hotel grounds are lovely with lots of art installations to take in as you walk around.
We booked a wine tasting on the hotel web site in advance, but we received a voucher for this as we were staying, so it didn't cost us anything, other than we paid for my daughter to do the kids wine tasting and we had a cheese board with our tasting.
The wine tasting was very good. Despite his very young appearance our wine server was very knowledgeable about the wine he served us. We purchase 4 bottles to take with us on our journey.
I'd struggled to book a table at the restaurant prior to arriving, as the web site said they were full, but it didn't seem very busy in the restaurant so I don't think it would have been a problem? We ate a the Vadas Smokehouse, which was good and made a change from some of the more 'fine dining' meals we ate on our 2 week trip.
Breakfast had a good selection of hot and cold items on offer as well as freshly cooked eggs, although there was a long queue for this. It was very busy and difficult to flag down a server to get a cup of coffee. I'd finished breakfast by the time I had my coffee.
We were able to stock up on snacks and drinks from the cafe/shop before we left for our 5 hour+ drive to our next destination, which was convenient.
Overall a good stay in a beautiful, family friendly setting. 1 night wasn't really enough, I felt like we could have done with and extra night to give us time to visit the birds of prey or do a Segway trip. We would return if in the area again.
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Date of stay: April 2023
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
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Response from Tebello Polisane , Other at Spier Hotel
Responded 20 Apr 2023
Dear Ms. Jamy_Dodger, Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback on our hotel and for pointing out some of our unique selling points, like being conveniently located and having the best breakfast in the area. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay, and we so appreciate the detailed feedback. We have taken your constructive feedback regarding the coffee service at breakfast to heart, and the team will ensure they focus on this aspect. We offer our sincere apologies for any frustration this may have caused. We hope to welcome you back in the near future! Kind regards,
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Seanus wrote a review Mar 2020
Livingston, United Kingdom41 contributions70 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
My husband and I took our mothers here as a surprise trip, but even after seeing it online we were amazed by how beautiful it is.

Spier is close to Cape Town but far enough away to feel like you’re in the country too. It’s not a difficult drive either.

Service at Spier is exceptional (and I’m particularly demanding when it comes to service) and we were looked after from the second we got out of our car until we left two days later.

The welcome is brilliant; we were given drinks and a thorough explanation of the resort and where everything could be found. We were then taken to our room on a golf cart.

Our rooms were adjoining, which was helpful, and set up as requested. They were huge, with plenty of bed and shower space. There is also air con and a fan, so we were able to keep cool at night.

The breakfast was great, with a continental buffet as well as hot options. My omelette was delicious and there were coffee top-ups on demand.

On the first day we tried the farm café. It was closing around 3pm, which isn’t great for those just checking in, but we managed to get food and plenty of wine with great service.

We tried the smokehouse, which was an interesting braai-meets-tapas concept, which we also loved. On the second night we used the main restaurant, and again both the food and service were great.

We ordered picnics for lunch for the second day, but we realised that a double basket was enough to feed four of us. Luckily the picnic staff bagged everything up for us to take home, so nothing was wasted.

We also did the wine tasting, which was fun, although the employee explaining the one wasn’t the most energetic! Not bad for free though with our voucher.

I also had the signature spa treatment, which was phenomenal, and worth every penny. It was probably the best massage that I’ve ever had!

Overall we thought that Spier was fantastic, and we would definitely go back!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Spier_Wine_Farm, Manager at Spier Hotel
Responded 30 Mar 2020
Dear Seanus, It is such a pleasure reading your review! I'm pleased to hear that you, your husband and your mothers enjoyed the two days with us, having enough time to experience all the various activities and dining options we have on offer. We hope all of you had a safe journey home and we look forward to welcoming you back to Spier soon for another great omelette and relaxing massage! Kind regards, Debbie
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ESTELLE wrote a review May 2021
Secunda, South Africa45 contributions23 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
From the minute you arrive at Spier, there were just such helpful attentive people. Friendly, helpful thoughtful. Nothing escapes their eye. Everything was just perfect.! We celebrated our 30th anniversary there, and I cannot wait to have my 35th there. The only thing that I would suggest, in the room, is to put the milk sachets in the fridge. Every little detail, from the friendly, speedy, helpful porters, reception staff, welcoming drinks the hotel room, the rose petals on the bed, to the excellent breakfast staff, was just perfect. The toiletries was absolutely the best., and a few places can learn from Spier. There was even a bottle of Sanitizer in the room. Thank you! Absolutely highly recommended!
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Response from Tebello Polisane , Other at Spier Hotel
Responded 05 Sept 2022
Dear Ecruising We are thrilled to read that you had a wonderful time and that our staff exceeded your expectations.
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Sue wrote a review Feb 2020
Welwyn, United Kingdom18 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This hotel is the perfect stop on the Wine Route, we had been drinking their wines in Cape Town and found they were the bets value wines to drink. They’re 21 range is a step up and is excellent but the signature wines are good to and at around £5 per bottle is difficult to beat. Reartaurant very good to.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from Spier_Wine_Farm, Manager at Spier Hotel
Responded 30 Mar 2020
Dear Codfather2019, Thank you for your great review. Lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you thoroughly enjoy our Spier wine and the restaurant. Hope you had a safe journey home and that we get to see you again soon for a return stay. Kind regards, Debbie
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Eric D wrote a review Jan 2020
United Kingdom509 contributions184 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed 2 nights at Spier hotel, and had booked the adventure package. We had an absolutely magical stay at this hotel and would highly recommend it to anyone looking to stay in Stellenbosch.
The staff were extremely friendly and helpful all along our stay. Even when we managed to lock ourselves out of our room, everyone was trying to help and solve the situation as quickly as possible.
Our room was very spacious, clean, comfortable and quiet. We slept really well thanks to the very nice bed.
The hotel grounds are absolutely gorgeous, extremely green and well kept. There is a pool area which looked really nice, but we had so many activities to enjoy we didn't really have time to make the most of it.
Food and drinks were absolutely amazing, wether at breakfast, at the picnic basket area, or at the wine tasting.
As part of our package we took the Segway tour and had a great time. Our guide was so friendly and knowledgeable about the farm and the vineyards.
Free parking is obviously available when you enter the estate.
Thanks again to everyone for a marvellous stay, our only regret is not staying longer!
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Date of stay: December 2019
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from Spier_Wine_Farm, Manager at Spier Hotel
Responded 30 Mar 2020
Dear EricNJulia, Thank you for your wonderful review. Great to hear you had a good stay and that you thoroughly enjoyed the property and all the activities that we offer. It's wonderful to read when guests feel their stay was too short and that we will definitely see you back soon. Hope you had a safe journey home and we hope to see you in the not too distant future. Kind regards, Debbie
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Terry wrote a tip Feb 2024
London, United Kingdom36 contributions17 helpful votes
1.0 of 5 bubbles
"Much better restaurants locally this would be a very poor experience as the staff really didn’t care"
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staffsol wrote a tip Dec 2023
South Africa118 contributions10 helpful votes
1.0 of 5 bubbles
"Restaurant staff excellent, just management and housekeeping the issue. "
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Extraordinary790585 wrote a tip Nov 2023
2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"Take a taxi into Stellenbosch to save parking."
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608Barbara wrote a tip Nov 2023
Worcester, United Kingdom34 contributions7 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Visit Stellenbosch- a lovely historic town.with attractive botanical garden. Do visit Village museum- and Oom Sami se Winkel, historic store."
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kraen_nielsen wrote a tip Oct 2023
Stenloese, Denmark57 contributions39 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Try the Segway"
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PRICE RANGE
R 4,036 - R 5,228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Spier Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Spier Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Eagle Encounters @Spier Wine Farm (1.3 km), Rupert Museum (7.4 km), and Root44 (4.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Spier Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Spier Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Spier Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Spier Hotel?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Spier Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cavalli Restaurant, Rust en Vrede Restaurant, and Casa Cerveza.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Spier Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Spier Hotel have airport transportation?
Yes, Spier Hotel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Spier Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Spier Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Spier Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.