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26 Houtkapper Street Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa
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#18 of 147 B&Bs / Inns in Stellenbosch
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Owner-managed and blissfully private, Majeka House is an ideal base from which to explore the historical town of Stellenbosch with its interesting shops, galleries, museums, and alfresco café culture. Numerous famous vineyards and award-winning restaurants, dotted along the Stellenbosch wine route, are within striking distance. This prime location combines with luxurious accommodation, thoughtful service, a sophisticated bar and restaurant, a professionally run spa and spacious grounds to create what is undoubtedly one of the most stylish boltholes in the Cape Winelands.After extensive renovations and a designer makeover in 2011, Majeka House now boasts 22 rooms and sophisticated yet witty interiors. There are two new luxury mountain suites above the main hotel with large mountain-view balconies, and three new junior garden suites overlooking a shared, exclusive-use pool area. And, while the entire hotel is ‘parent friendly’, there’s also a fully self- contained villa – set apart from the main hotel and with a large private pool and garden – that is designed specifically with families in mind.The new suites were all conceptualised and decorated by interior design wunderkind Etienne Hanekom, who is also responsible for the award-winning interiors of Makaron Restaurant, the lobby and bar. They capture a sense of drama with boldcolours, rich textures and eye-catching custom-designed wallpapers but are also comfortable, inviting spaces for complete rest and relaxation.All contain thoughtful extras, such as comfy Crocs instead of hotel slippers, a Lavazza espresso machine, Wi-Fi internet and a DVD player with a wide choice of movies. The spacious and cleverly designed en suite bathrooms are fragrant with local toiletries made with indigenous plant extracts.In Makaron Restaurant, a stylish, contemporary interior using a clever mix of repurposed and recycled furniture complemented by modern statement pieces has been created. The result is a visually stimulating space that offers extreme comfort and encourages complete immersion in the dining experience. The overall effect is an understated feeling of luxury.Airy and light, the restaurant overlooks lush gardens and leads onto a sheltered terrace for alfresco dining. It is in this stimulating setting that resident chef Tanja Kruger presents her menu of fresh, modern cuisine grounded in the French classics.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Meeting rooms
Hot bath
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Non-smoking hotel
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dagGothenburg_Sweden wrote a review Feb 2020
Gothenburg, Sweden47 contributions86 helpful votes
My wife and I just spent 5 nights at Majeka House. The Hotel is located in a residential area with no restaurants or shops nearby. It takes 45 minutes to walk along highly trafficated roads to get into Stellenbosch. There is a garden with some sun beds and these sun beds are normally taken very early and people occupy them all day once they have got hold of them. There is no outdoor pool. Only an indoor pool which was not very attractive. Typically used by families with small children. So you felt you were intruding if you wanted to have a swim. So to summarize, would we stay there again? No, most likely not.
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Date of stay: January 2020
Response from kdequekervandermerwe, Owner at Majeka House
Responded 03 Feb 2020
Dear dagGothenburg, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your experience at Majeka House. Maybe in the future before booking accommodation you should check the location as we are very clear about the fact that we are in a clam, secure and prime residential are of Stellenbosch, You did mention to us that you "do not like children when you are on holday", again maybe checking if a hotel is child friendly is another point when booking a hotel, We have always been and will always child friendly. Kind regards Karine
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Danwar wrote a review Jan 2020
Cape Town Central, South Africa15 contributions5 helpful votes
We spent a night at Majeka. The staff were excellent as were the surroundings and the breakfast was perfect. Indoor swimming pool and spa are a great convenience. P erect place to locate yourself on a trip to the Stellenbosch area.
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Date of stay: February 2019
Response from kdequekervandermerwe, Owner at Majeka House
Responded 02 Feb 2020
Dear Danwar, Thank you very much for the lovely review you have taken the time to leave us about your stay at Majeka House. The entire team is delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards Karine
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AMD087 wrote a review Jan 2020
London, United Kingdom58 contributions69 helpful votes
My partner and I stayed here for 2 nights in December for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. We really wanted to love Majeka House, but if I'm completely honest it was a bit of a disappointment for us. The hotel itself is decorated well but is quite run down and has a dark feeling throughout and lacks atmosphere. The bed was comfortable but again with the room, perhaps this is just me being picky but I found it so incredibly dark and gloomy. It certainly isn’t 5*. The pool area is the best thing about this hotel, it's open pretty much all day and was never very busy. The spa is cheap but you really do get what you pay for. The worst thing about this hotel is the staff. They try provide a good service, but actually come across very creepy. The waiters at breakfast
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Date of stay: December 2019
1 Helpful vote
Response from kdequekervandermerwe, Owner at Majeka House
Responded 29 Jan 2020
Dear AMD087, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review on your stay at Majeka House. We are of course very sorry to read that we were not a fit to your expectations during your December trip. We take pride in keeping our hotel in pristine condition, this is precisely the reason why we close yearly for an entire month to be able to renovate and refresh all areas. We are actually very proud of the moody warm and comfortable feeling in our rooms. We are definitely a 5 star operation and get assessed yearly by a legal organisation to deserve our stars. As a team we are highly offended by your comment, none of us are "creepy" we just really make sure that we provide the best service possible by being attentive and anticipate your every needs which involves looking in your direction . We do not stare. Regards Karine
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Suzie R wrote a review Jan 2020
Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom5 contributions1 helpful vote
Beautiful, unusual and unique place to stay. Food was absolutely amazing..... wish I could have stayed for longer to try more of the breakfast feast available! The room was gorgeous and the bed super comfortable, excellent range of treats available in the room (chocolates, savoury, proper coffee, wine etc etc!)
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Date of stay: January 2020
Response from kdequekervandermerwe, Owner at Majeka House
Responded 08 Jan 2020
Dear Suzie R, Thank you so much for the wonderful comment about your stay with us. Our entire team, but more specifically the kitchen is delighted that you appreciated their efforts to meat with your expectations. We hope to welcome you back very soon for a few more nights (and breakfasts!!!). Kind regards Karine
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Scott L wrote a review Jan 2020
London, United Kingdom53 contributions54 helpful votes
My fiance and I stayed at Majeka for 3 nights and had a really nice stay. Overall I found the hotel very nice although slightly bizarre. The restaurant, bar and rooms are very nice and decorated to a high standard with quirky design features. We had a Mountain View room which is the 2nd highest category and was spacious and well decorated with separate lounge area and a large and nicely done bathroom with his and hers sinks. We didn't eat in the main restaurant so cannot comment as Stellenbosch has so many amazing restaurants in the vicinity we didn't want to be staying in, although breakfast was very good. The bits I found slightly bizarre were *Clearly someone has gone to a lot of detail on making the hotel 'design led' with quirky and cool interior design, most of which
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Date of stay: December 2019
2 Helpful votes
Response from kdequekervandermerwe, Owner at Majeka House
Responded 08 Jan 2020
Dear Scottl999999, Fiest of all, thank you very much for taking the time to leave us such a comprehensive review about your stay with us this past weeks. We have read through your "slightly bizarre" comments and have made a note of all the points you mentioned. We hope to welcome you back at Majeka House with next time a diner at Majeka Kitchen which you did not experience this time. Kind regards Karine
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