The Stellenbosch Hotel

162 Dorp Street Corner of Dorp & Andringa Streets, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa
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4.5
#6 of 17 hotels in Stellenbosch
4.8 of 5 bubbles
Location
4.6 of 5 bubbles
Cleanliness
4.6 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.4 of 5 bubbles
Value
Travellers' Choice
The Stellenbosch Hotel is a classic boutique-style hotel, situated in the heart of historic Stellenbosch. Our range of rooms cater for both the leisure and corporate markets. We are the ideal destination from which guests can explore the Cape Winelands and many other Western Cape attractions. Stellenbosch Hotel offers petite, standard and luxury rooms with free Wi-Fi and an on-site restaurant serving specialties and South African wines. Free parking is available. Stellenbosch Golf Club is just 3 miles away. Each room has a TV, minibar and safe. Each room has a spacious private bathroom. Breakfast in the morning is served in Stellenbosch Kitchen. The menu for lunch and dinner includes a range of fine local and foreign dishes. Stellenbosch University is less than half a mile from Hotel Stellenbosch. It is a 5-minute drive from the walking tours of the Stellenbosch wine route. Museums, art galleries and gift shops are all within safe walking distance.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Car park
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Taxi service
Meeting rooms
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Safe
Private bathrooms
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Classic
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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pestrydom wrote a review Oct 2020
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Stellenbosch Hotel is a very cosy well managed and friendly stay over, very convenient to go about in Stellenbosch on foot or travel further. Excellent value for money. Food is very good. We miss the large continental breakfasts but I am sure it will return after COVID when all Hotels fill up again
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Date of stay: October 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 Heidi Opperman, General Manager at The Stellenbosch Hotel
Responded 23 Nov 2020
Dear pestrydom, Thank you for your review. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at The Stellenbosch Hotel. Thank you for your lovely comments on the quality and standard of our historic hotel, our friendly and helpful staff and the hotel's close proximity to all the interesting and historic sites in town. We value all our guests' feedback as it assists us greatly in maintaining and improving our product and service offering. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Marinus de Gier General Manager
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852daniek wrote a review Dec 2021
Johannesburg, South Africa2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The location of the hotel is excellent to explore the town from. Our room was comfortable, and housekeeping is good even with the upgrade going on (painting and re-thatching of roof) Jo-Anne and her team are so friendly and professional and really make you feel comfortable and relaxed. They all went out of their way to make our stay a very pleasant one. Thank you to every employee for a lovely time at this unique Hotel.
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Date of stay: November 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Room Tip: First floor with forecourt view is sunny in the morning and nice and cool in the afternoon.
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Response from General Manager, General Manager at The Stellenbosch Hotel
Responded 21 Dec 2021
Dear Mr Danie K, Thank you so much for your positive review. We are pleased that we could always make your stay special and memorable. The staff appreciates your kind words and praises. Looking forward to welcoming you all back in the future. Kind regards, Jo-Anne Wesso General Manager
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alumla wrote a review Sept 2022
Cape Town, South Africa1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
A nice and friendly hotel in the centre of Stellenbosch and still very calm. The room was cute and cosy, housekeeping provided water for free on a daily basis and particularly the bed was very comfortable (although I have severe back pain). I enjoyed the diverse items for breakfast, and also the coffee is quite tasty. The guys at the reception are friendly and helpful, and answered all my questions. I had a good stay there and would do it again.
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Date of stay: August 2022
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 General Manager, General Manager at The Stellenbosch Hotel
Responded 03 Oct 2022
Dear Alumla, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at The Stellenbosch once again. Thank you for your lovely comments on our staff and service. We so appreciate your positive feedback on the Stellenbosch Kitchen. Stellenbosch Kitchen is also listed on TripAdvisor and we would be thrilled if you took the time to review the restaurant as well. We would want future guests to have the same positive dining experience in-house. We value all our guests' feedback as it assists us greatly in maintaining and improving our product and service offering. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Jo-Anne Wesso General Manager
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Dave_Coaches wrote a review Jan 2020
Brackley, United Kingdom37 contributions41 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We found the description of a classic double on booking.com did not match the classic room description from the hotels own website. The classic (room 7) is very cramped and we should have booked a luxury room except that booking.com did not give that option. Having said that this is a wonderful boutique hotel with excellent staff service and in a great location. Highly recommended if you get the right room. A big thank you to the manager Marinos for all he did for us.
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Date of stay: January 2020
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Response from General_Manager1806, General Manager at The Stellenbosch Hotel
Responded 31 Jan 2020
Dear Dave_Coaches, Thank you for your review. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at The Stellenbosch. Thank you for your lovely comments on our service, location and amenities. We value all our guests' feedback as it assists us greatly in maintaining and improving our product and service offering. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Marinus de Gier Hotel Manager
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shedheadarabia wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The Stellenbosch Hotel is lovely, the hotel has character, the rooms are comfortable and spacious, the parking is secure and most of all the staff were amazing. For the complete duration of our stay we were made to feel welcome. The hotel is in a premium location with easy access to some of the lovely bars and restaurants in the surrounding area.
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Date of stay: March 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 Heidi Opperman, Owner at The Stellenbosch Hotel
Responded 17 Sept 2020
Dear shedheadarabia, Thank you for your review. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at The Stellenbosch Hotel. Thank you for your lovely comments on the quality and standard of our historic hotel, our friendly and helpful staff, free parking and the hotel's close proximity to all the interesting and historic sites in town. Your positive comments inspire and motivate us to create a memorable hotel experience for all our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Marinus de Gier General Manager
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CMB_Traveller wrote a review Feb 2023
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
We were very excited to stay in the middle of the town for a few nights - The Stellenbosch Hotel's location is unbeaten! And that is what the one star is for. The rest is extremely disappointing.

The room we were in, is literally falling apart. The cupboard doors hang, the kitchen is almost as old as the town and the bathroom needs serious upgrading. For the price we paid (R3000 per night), you would expect a neat, well maintained room, but this is certainly not the case. We were thankful for clean linen and towels.

The breakfast is atrocious. The fruit salad, mostly apple and melon, looks like it's been sitting in its juice for days. I asked for toast and the server proceeded to take a slice of bread out of its supermarket bag and toasted it somewhere in the kitchen. At this price, breakfast should be well presented and fresh. I was very sceptical to order eggs, let alone anything meaty.

The service is below par. Staff are not as attentive as you would hope and the restaurant ambience is dull and old.

I wouldn't recommend this hotel, even for its location. There are many other hotels at a better price, with much better breakfast. We booked at a nearby hotel for HALF THE PRICE and as soon as we walked in, we knew that we'll be better off.

Stellenbosch Hotel, you need to renovate, get someone in who can blow some modern air into your rooms and restaurant. If you can't do that, reduce your prices - there are plenty other options out there, who are miles better.
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Date of stay: February 2023
1.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
2.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: There are other hotels in the area with much better value for money!
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Response from Ma Afrika, Owner at The Stellenbosch Hotel
Responded 26 Feb 2023
It is with a heavy heart that we read your review. We respect your constructive criticism and value your feedback. Upgrades and renovations will be done in the low season to refresh our self-catering apartments for the upcoming season ahead. The restaurant team has been informed of the problems at hand and immediately rectified them. It is never our intention to have guests feel underwhelmed by the services offered at The Stellenbosch hotel and The Stellenbosch Kitchen. I'm hopeful that shortly, you will grant The Stellenbosch Hotel the opportunity to experience its historic charm and hospitality. Kindest regards Tessa de Necker General Manager
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salblackmanrice wrote a review Oct 2022
Durban, South Africa1 contribution
3.0 of 5 bubbles
I would recommend this hotel purely on location, The apartment was a disappointment with both bathrooms having blocked drains: the shower had no drainage and standing in ankle high water, basins not draining so washing face and cleaning teeth was not a good experience. There were only fans and no aircon. Plug points for charging phones etc in bedroom were not easily accessible. No power when load shedding, one plug point would have been nice. When having breakfast, there was a shortage of food so we did not get any croissants / pastries etc. The eggs / mushrooms etc had also run out and we had to wait to have more prepared - Only eggs were then "topped up" - we had Breakfast at 9.15am. Service generally was good but service by staff for breakfast was not of a good standard.
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Date of stay: October 2022
3.0 of 5 bubblesValue
2.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
3.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from General Manager, General Manager at The Stellenbosch Hotel
Responded 09 Oct 2022
Dear Mrs Blackman, Following your recent stay with us at The Stellenbosch Hotel, I wish to thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor. It is due to your feedback that we are able to rectify any shortcomings and constantly improve the service we offer to our guests. Please allow me to express my deep regret for the inconvenience that you experienced, and not meeting your expectations. We strive to hold ourselves to a higher standard. Thank you for taking my call earlier and informing me on all the necessary information. We will definitely have a meeting with the head of departments to ensure that this does not occur in the future. I hope that you will afford us the opportunity in the near future to give you the levels of service that you deserve, and change your experience at The Stellenbosch Hotel into a positive one. Please feel free to contact me directly for any further information. Kind regards, Jo-Anne Wesso General Manager
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Guide40802896955 wrote a review May 2023
1 contribution1 helpful vote
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
This is the most hospital hotel I've ever been to. As a Canadian I can confidently say that most of the hotels back home don't make me feel as welcome as I felt here. The staff are always finding ways to make our experience as pleasant as possible and are always there at the drop of a dime when you need anything. The restaurant has been so wonderful that we've hardly strayed away from eating here every single day. The cleaning staff are beyond kind in the sense that they clean your room every single day and change your bedsheets every day so at the end of each day you can come home to a nice comfy bed. I have felt like a part of a family here and if I get the chance to come back to South Africa I will definitely be staying here again.
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Date of stay: May 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Enjoy yourself and dance like nobody's watching
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Response from Ma Afrika, Owner at The Stellenbosch Hotel
Responded 27 May 2023
Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback of The Stellenbosch Hotel. It is very heart warming to hear the team exceeded all expectations. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Tessa de Necker General Manager
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Aidan wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
From the moment we arrived and were guided into the hotel carpark (we were obviously tourists and obviously lost) we loved every minute of our stay. The room was cosy with everything we needed. The bed was amazingly comfortable and we had the best nights sleep. The lamb rack dinner (cooked perfectly) and parfait dessert were divine with our bottles of South African Rose. Shout out to our waitress Olenda who was friendly, good fun. Don't hesitate to choose this hotel.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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hughhack wrote a review Dec 2020
Cape Town25 contributions11 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
If you are looking for a comfortable, clean place to stay in the heart of Stellenbosch then this historic hotel is perfect. The location is perfect and all the main Ste4llenbosch attractions and restaurants are within walking distance. The rooms are comfortable and clean and the staff are super friendly and helpful.
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Date of stay: December 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 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 Heidi Opperman, General Manager at The Stellenbosch Hotel
Responded 19 Jan 2021
Dear Hughhack We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at The Stellenbosch Hotel. Thank you for your recommendation and comment on Hotel's location We value all our guests' feedback as it assists us greatly in maintaining and improving our product and service offering. Looking forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Wayne Speelman Acting Hotel Manager
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Ravi R asked a question Feb 2017
6 contributions7 helpful votes
Hello, do you have parking available at the hotel? Many thanks
Answer from General Manager
Elsenburg, South Africa5 helpful votes
Dear Ravi R, Thank you for contacting The Stellenbosch Hotel. The Hotel has a underground parking lot with a limited amount of parking bays and is run on a first come, first serve basis. Due to the limited amount, we cannot reserve or guarantee you a parking bay, however we do have additional secure parking facilities offsite that our friendly staff can assist you with by parking your car on your behalf overnight. Please feel free to contact us directly for more information. Sincerely, Management
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mones60 asked a question Jun 2016
Essen, Germany42 contributions32 helpful votes
Gibt es einen 24 h bewachten Parkplatz bz. eine Garage?
Johan S wrote a tip Dec 2023
Hamburg, Germany1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"If you are tall then choose a classic room with a king-size bed."
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JohnandTricia wrote a tip Nov 2023
Scotland103 contributions185 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"Steep stairs, look for lower room if mobility issues"
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Armand S wrote a tip Oct 2023
Durban, South Africa1 contribution1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Courtyard rooms are amazing. "
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Gribbinae wrote a tip Jul 2023
Hobe Sound, Florida2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Make your reservation now!"
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David and Liz wrote a tip Jul 2023
London, United Kingdom1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Courtyard view is a must. "
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R 1,884 - R 2,998 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Stellenbosch Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Stellenbosch Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Dylan Lewis Sculpture Garden (0.5 km), Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden (0.5 km), and The Stellenbosch Village Museum (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Stellenbosch Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The Stellenbosch Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at The Stellenbosch Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Stellenbosch Hotel?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Stellenbosch Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Helena's Restaurant, Fat Butcher, and Stellenbosch Kitchen.
Does The Stellenbosch Hotel have airport transportation?
Yes, The Stellenbosch Hotel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The Stellenbosch Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Stellenbosch.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Stellenbosch Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Stellenbosch Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Stellenbosch Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.