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Durban
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Peaceful and Relaxing atmosphere. Brilliant setting. Extremely friendly and Engaging hosts who made concerted efforts to speak to all guests regardless of age, gender or race. Excellent dinner suggestions.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 23 December 2015

I recently had the pleasure of staying at De Leeuwenhof Hotel & Guesthouse. This was a well needed rest after an extremely long year and I must say that I couldn't have hoped for a better experience. The room that I stayed in was really well put together with all the amenities required to make my two day stay both...

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Constantia, South Africa
Reviewed 23 December 2015

We stayed with a couple of friends at De Leeuwenhof. From the get go we were welcomed by Stefan and Tessa very warmly. Any request was answered within a second. We were taken on a lovely wine tour and got our car washed for free. It was so convenient and I can only recommend this jol. Also not to forget...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 22 December 2015

I was fortunate enough to discover to stay at the Leeuwenhof hotel a few weeks ago, The setting is absolutely stunning, nestled in between the winelands with lovely mountain views. A sparkling blue pool to dip in when it gets a bit hot and a bar to grab a few drinks by the pool leaving me and my girlfriend feeling...

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deleeuwenhof, Manager at De Leeuwenhof Hotel/Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Mr Kidd Thank you for your kind review, we very much enjoyed having you and your partner stay with us. It is always a pleasure to read a positive review as we do our best to make all clients from all nationalities feel at home. We would also like to thank you of your kind words on departure about...

Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

Awesome food cooked by Stefan and his capable team, rooms were large clean and comfortable. The family who owns the farm and guest house helped with finding us a great charter flight to our next destination! All round a great experience - we will be back!!

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deleeuwenhof, Manager at De Leeuwenhof Hotel/Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Christian. We thank you for your friendly review and we are glad that we were able to assist in your special request. We enjoyed having you stay at De Leeuwenhof and are happy to read that you enjoyed the romantic candle lit dinner that was organised for you by the Restaurant Manager, Stefan. We look forward to see you...

Franschhoek, South Africa
Reviewed 21 December 2015

I stayed at De Leeuwenhof hotel at the beginning of the December month just to have a relaxing time away from home. Myself and my plus one were welcomed with open hands by two members of the family. We decided to stay for dinner which we enjoyed so much that we ate dinner at the restaurant the following night. Over...

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deleeuwenhof, Manager at De Leeuwenhof Hotel/Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Kean. Thank you for your positive and friendly review. We remember your stay very clearly as we very much enjoyed your company. We have had many interesting talks and it was a real pleasure that you staying with us at De Leeuwenhof. We strive to achieve that all guests are accommodated for with their special requests and we were...

Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

On arrival I was greeted by the Host of De Leeuwenhof estate Stefan who was more then accomodating in ushering me into the splendor of what would be my home away from home for the next 3 days. The thought put into the decor was truely magnigicent and the hospitality was for me world class.A truly unforgettable experience. Will be...

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Cape Town
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Disappointing wknd. Old decor, smelly room, no views, no country or vineyard feeling, old towels. Regret not staying somewhere else, was really looking forward to a relaxing wknd in the vineyards. My room was facing the parking, no windows or fresh air. Do not stay in room 5

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deleeuwenhof, Manager at De Leeuwenhof Hotel/Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Janine, Thank you for your review and choosing us as a destination for a relaxing weekend. It would only be fair to inform other readers what your perception of a relaxing weekend entails. It certainly does not fit into our dictionary at all. Your group went to a 12 hour lasting trance party on a farm nearby and the...

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

We booked 'the best' rooms for our romantic couples wknd. We expected green lawns and beautiful views of the vineyards. A place to relax.. If this is what you want rather visit another hotel, this hotel is literally located next to a township. Hotel in need of upgrade, our room was smelly and dark (no windows). We couldnt use our...

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deleeuwenhof, Manager at De Leeuwenhof Hotel/Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Mr Fourie, Thank you for your review and rest assure, that we take all your findings into consideration to improve our offerings. Having said so, we have some remarks of our own. It would be fair to indicate to the public, that your romantic get together incurred a visit to a 12-hour lasting trance party nearby and that your...

Ingelheim
Reviewed 18 December 2015

We was for 5 Days there and it was beautiful. If we come to Paarl again - we come to the same Place. The Wine , the Pool, the Location, the Persons -, the Beds all perfect Lecker Frühstück! Thank you for all.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"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 ... more   less 

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Address: Sonstraal Road | Klein Drakenstein, Paarl 7646, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Paarl
Price Range: €92 - €154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — De Leeuwenhof Hotel/Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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