Gardens Galore at this soulful sanctuary in Cape Town


The Cellars-Hohenort is ideally located in the pristine Constantia Valley, Cape Town.  On the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain and neighboring Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, this luxury Cape Town hotel boasts accommodation in individually decorated luxury rooms and suites with varied views of the breathtaking 9 acres (3.5 hectares) of world renowned hotel gardens and vineyard.  Road Travel suggest the following amazing experience to anyone who has any kind of interest in gardens, or anyone who wants to just relax and enjoy nature at its very best.


Check into The Cellars-Hohenort and upgrade to an individually decorated Luxury Room where you’ll be treated to fresh flowers and local wine upon arrival.  Delight in a daily full English breakfast in the restaurant, on the garden terrace or in the comfort of your own room.  Experience a guided morning tour through the award-winning Cellars-Hohenort’s nine acres of garden.  Visit the three hundred year old Camphor trees, as well as the superb herb, vegetable and rose gardens.  Relax, post tour, at an unforgettable lunch in the delectable Conservatory restaurant.  Enjoy a visit to the world-renowned Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, including a complimentary return transfer.  Here you’ll find yourself blown away by the year round display of unique Cape Flora and other Southern African plant life.  With over 7 000 different species, Kirstenbosch is a must-experience for any botanical enthusiast.  Return to The Cellars-Hohenort, after a beautiful day outdoors, and treat yourself to a Surprise Five Course Tasting Menu expertly paired with acclaimed local wines in the award-winning Greenhouse.

Situated in the heart of the secure Constantia Valley in Cape Town, The Cellars-Hohenort unifies two great traditions: the magnificent restoration of the Cellars of the 18th century Klaasenbosch wine estate and the splendid Hohenort manor house previously owned by the Spilhaus family.  In its renaissance as one of the great country house hotels of the Cape, the five-star Cellars-Hohenort is a member of the international Relais & Chateaux Association.  Nestled against the densely forested eastern slopes of Table Mountain, the hotel affords breathtaking views across the Constantia Valley to False Bay.  With its understated luxury, antique furnishings and original works of art, the hotel is a celebration of traditional values and gracious living.  The Hotel is adjacent to the world famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and minutes away from the Constantia Wine Route.  There are breathtaking scenic drives around the Cape of Good Hope and eleven world class golf courses in close proximity.  It has nine acres of magnificently landscaped gardens and a small vineyard.  The gardens feature roses, herbaceous borders, herbs, indigenous flora as well as a unique Knot Garden. In keeping with the beautiful natural surroundings, recreational facilities include two swimming pools, a tennis court and a chipping and putting golf green designed by Gary Player.  D & D Spa is nestled in the beautiful gardens of The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel.  Breathe deeply… Inhale the aromatic essential oils and allow the D & D Spa to take you away from all earthly pressures for an hour or two.  Embrace the warmth… indulge your body and your spirit with revitalizing, calming and detoxifying treatments incorporating aromatherapy oils, nourishing creams and natural balms.


The Martini is the place to be seen, where guests can sample the bar’s signature drink from one of the longest Martini lists in the world.  Having one of the best wine lists in South Africa, the choices are endless.  Award winning dining in The Greenhouse restaurant with the emphasis on the organic and the fresh or in The Conservatory restaurant, which serves Inter-Continental Contemporary Classic cuisine.  Also on offer is The Cape Malay Experience, which serves traditional authentic Cape Malay dishes.  Facilities include a luxurious Spa and Hair Salon, Collection Boutique, 3 salt-chlorinated heated swimming pools, a tennis court and a Gary Player designed putting and chipping green.  With its understated elegance and charm, this 5 star member of The Relais & Chateaux Association is a haven of peace and tranquillity, a mere 20 minutes drive from the city of Cape Town and the V&A Waterfront.

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