A LUXURY COUNTRY WONDERLAND
EVERYBODY DESERVES TO SPOIL THEMSELVES ONCE IN A WHILE, AND WITH THE FESTIVE SEASON FAST APPROACHING, THE NEED FOR A BREAK FROM THE MADNESS BECOMES EVEN STRONGER. THERE IS CERTAINLY NO SHORTAGE OF INCREDIBLE PLACES IN AND AROUND CAPE TOWN TO ESCAPE TO, PUT YOUR FEET UP AND RELAX IN THE LAP OF LUXURY. BUT FEW PLACES OFFER AN EXPERIENCE THAT TICKS ALL THE BOXES QUITE LIKE THE FIVE-STAR CELLARS-HOHENORT HOTEL, LOCATED IN THE HISTORICAL CONSTANTIA VALLEY.
A member of Relais & Châteaux – a revered collection of gourmet restaurants, boutique hotels, resorts and villas around the world – Cellars-Hohenort started life as a sprawling farm estate in the 17th century, owned by the chief surgeon of the Dutch East India Company, Hendrik ten Damme.
These days, the historical Hohenort Manor House and the Cellars are surrounded by the most spectacular rose and herb gardens, citrus orchards, vineyards, waterfalls, ponds and nature trails, making the Cellars-Hohenort one of the most tranquil and elegant country retreats in South Africa.
The hotel boasts 23 standard rooms; three luxury double rooms with private verandas; four luxury rooms; 11 suites with private lounges and views of the hotel gardens; seven premier suites; and two villas. The Villas offer guests a two- or threebedroom option and are located in the privacy of the hotel’s gardens. Each includes a private courtyard, large lounge and dining room, and a fireplace, as well as a built-in bar and service kitchen. One of the Villas also boasts its own splash pool. All the accommodation options at Cellars-Hohenort adhere to true