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Marianne Wine Estate

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Valley Road, Off R44 | Between Stellenbosch & Klapmuts, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Ranked #41 of 101 Stellenbosch B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014
Lisel27 London, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

This was my first trip to Marianne, and will not be my last. The vagaries of google led me here but it will be my choice to come back! I spent only one night here, but the staff could not have been more welcoming - I was offered complimentary wine tasting on arrival (delicious) as well as helpful local advice... More

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Zonnebloem
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We returned to Marianne for our second trip to the winelands and did not expect them to beat our first experience but they did! The estate has undergone extensive renovation work and we were pleasantly surprised at how the place has changed since our last visit. Management is young, dynamic and enthusiastic about the brand. The winemaking is still the... More

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Surrey
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We arrived in the middle of a power cut, so things were a bit difficult, but the staff were very friendly and helpful. We were shown to a lovely suite, with excellent facilities, and also shown around the winery. We then went out around Stellenbosch and picked up a pizza for later, as we wanted to sample some wines, and... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

My wife and I had a few issues here surrounding service. I sent an email giving feedback and got a very, very genuine reply from Alex, the owner. As such, it isn't right that I list my issues as I feel that Alex dealt with the feedback very well and he has promised to act on it. BE AWARE -... More

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Beau Vallon, Seychelles
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I can recommend this hotel for a quiet stay close to Stellenbosch. It`s a 15 minute drive from Stellenbosch itself and a nice estate. Rooms are spacious, the shower and bathtub are perfect for couples :-) Breakfast is served on the terras weather permitting which offers a very relaxing view of the surroundings. The only downside is the service -... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Anyone looking for peace and quiet in this busy area should spend time at this haven of a vineyard/hotel. Set away from the main road, it offers peace and tranquillity with lovely facilities and charming hosts. The only drawback is the distance to the restaurant but breakfast is served in the winery and "Marianne" is surrounded by lovely eateries as... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

is a beautiful place, one of the most beautiful rooms seen in my life, bathtub extremely romantic, breakfast to be improved but, more importantly, no one to answer the phone after 6 pm. we got lost and we needed help but we wandered for hours in the street.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

I had a fabulous time at Marianne Wine estate when my boyfriend and I visited on a recent trip in South Africa. Everything about the estate is stunning- the tasting room/ restaurant is beautifully decorated and the views over the countryside are truely breathtaking. We had the biltong and wine tasting paring which was fantastic- the Englishman who lead the... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I recently stayed at this secret gem in the Winelands and could not have been happier with our accommodation choice. The wine farm is small and every corner is carefully landscaped and beautifully kept. The views are second to none this close to Stellenbosch and the room that we stayed in was spotless, very spacious, thoughtfully furnished and tastefully decorated.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013 via mobile

We stayed as a family with 2 teens in the Franschhoek room, which was ideal as a big place, with in the middle a living room, 2 bedrooms, a modern bathroom , a separate toilet. The views on the vignards were really nice, but unfortunately from outside. There are though some other minors points to be said: the cleaning of... More

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Additional Information about Marianne Wine Estate

Address: Valley Road, Off R44 | Between Stellenbosch & Klapmuts, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #41 of 101 B&Bs / Inns in Stellenbosch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Marianne Wine Estate 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Marianne Wine Estate & Guesthouse is situated at the foothill of the Simonsberg mountain outside the historic town of Stellenbosch. Come and enjoy heartfelt hospitality and award winning wines in an absolutely breathtaking setting overlooking the Cape Winelands with a picture perfect view of Table Mountain in the far distance. Stay in our wonderfully spacious and stylish loft apartments surrounded by citrus orchards and vineyards or in our spectacular thatch roof Manor house for a truly unique African experience. Enjoy regional South African cuisine with a Mediterranean twist at our lakeside restaurant OLIVELLO. Relax by one of our two outdoor swimming pools which features panoramic views of the surrounding vineyards and hills. Experience true Cape living on a working wine farm in the Stellenbosch region, taste our wines and discover our French savoir-faire! ... more   less 
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