Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa

Erinvale Estate Hotel


The stately Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa near Cape Town is an impressive sight: The ancient manor buildings are set beautifully against the dramatic background of the Hottentot Holland Mountain Range.


Built in the late 18th century, the manor was constructed in the typical Dutch-Cape design. Sweeping, well-kept gardens enhance the elegant flair and underpin the great attention to detail which is apparent in every aspect.


These days, several of the rooms are accommodated in the ancient estate’s read more » stables which were among the first buildings to be erected. The current hotel owners still hold documents which proof they were constructed as early as in 1790. History becomes tangible at Erinvale.


Not far from Somerset West, the trip out to the enchanting estate takes approximately 30 minutes. The discerning guests are truly pampered at the Erinvale Hotel. Not only is the excellent service legendary but also the superb cuisine.


At the lovingly redecorated Manor House you dine not only in a truly inspiring ambience but also on the most delicious delicacies prepared from fresh ingredients only. For this purpose, the Erinvale Estate features its own herb and vegetable patch.


The Blaskets Bar & Restaurant has a beautiful terrace. Protected from the sun by ancient oaks and with a view of the lush gardens, it is a charming place, perfect for enjoying a drink or light lunch.


The Irish pub Skelligs is a lot more down to earth and the right place to go to for a few pints of Guinness and a yarn with the other guests.


A sumptuous breakfast is served every morning in the elegant Shannon Room – a good start into the day – which will conclude in the Barrow Room over a delicious dinner next to the open fireplace.


The Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa easily holds its position in the gracious wine producing area where many wineries also offer first-class accommodation. A strategic decision of the hotel management, the Erinvale is positioned as a four star hotel even though the service, the amenities and the superb cuisine would definitely merit a fifth star.


So much the better for you … because consequently the prices are noticeably below those of luxury-level competitors. Have we sparked your interest, yet?


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The stately Erinvale Estate Hotel and Spa features a total of 75 rooms and three exclusive suites. In the course of the tasteful recent redecoration, the fine quality of the rooms was improved even further, read more » making you feel at home at once.


The top floor units feature a high, thatched roof which adds a touch of African ambience. Moreover, pastel colours and the carefully selected furniture enhance the cosy and comfortable character of the rooms.


Those who prefer to step up the level of luxury and privacy are well-advised to book one of the three outstanding suites. As the name suggests, the Honeymoon Suite features fine amenities, like a private garden terrace or an extra large bed, designed to maximise the comfort for couples.


Plenty of living space and private quarters with friends or family can be enjoyed at the Oak Suite featuring three luxurious bedrooms. The Oak Suite’s bathrooms are not only equipped with a shower but also with a comfortable bathtub.


Your valuables are perfectly protected in the room’s safe and a small fridge provides refreshments and drinks throughout the day. For your convenience, tea and coffee making facilities are also at your disposition.


Of course, every room and suite features a modern air-conditioning system: bliss on summer days. Your ultimate relaxation in mind, a TV is not a standard feature but can be brought to you room on your request.


From foundation stone to topmost tile, the Erinvale Estate Hotel radiates the typical boutique hotel charm with every brick. Allow the exquisite atmosphere to cast its spell on you, binding you to the idyllic Winelands in South Africa.


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Every first-time visitor, who has spent a few days on South Africa’s cape, comments with fervour on the overwhelming multitude of excursions and activities this beautiful spot on earth has to offer.


Cape read more » Town is most definitely worth a visit – no matter whether you are interested in hitting the malls on the famous Victoria & Alfred Waterfront or exploring the city’s history and culture. For a better overview of the city, take the trip up to Cape Town’s prominent landmark, the Table Mountain.


Of course, no stay at the Erinvale Estate Hotel would be complete without exploring the breathtakingly beautiful landscape of the Winelands, with periodical rests at the wineries for some tasting.


You need not venture far for entertaining options; the Erinvale Estate itself offers a range of fascinating excursions and sports options. The enticing region can be explored either on easy hikes or somewhat more comfortably and romantically on horseback.


Those who enjoy fishing might want to join a deep sea fishing tour. A range of water sports activities including diving and surfing is being offered on the coast in False Bay. If you prefer ball sports to fishing and water sports, choose between tennis, squash, crocket or golf.


Directly in front of the Erinvale Estate, an 18-hole golf course is a challenging playground for beginners and advanced players alike. It is not without reason that South Africa enjoys an immaculate reputation among golfers throughout the world. A number of other courses in the vicinity of the hotel allow you to improve your handicap.


Detailed information on the golf course is available under the section golf travel.


Having spent a day filled with activity, kick back and relax next to the inviting pool, a drink in hand, or give yourself up to the caring hands of the Erinvale Spa therapists.


The Erinvale Spa has a special knack for applying natural Gingko leave therapies. Try it and be convinced by the therapy’s soothing properties. Afterwards, unwind a few minutes in the comfortably warm whirlpool… what a perfect day!


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