We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Villa Exner

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Villa Exner
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

83 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 78: English reviews
Cape Town
Level Contributor
25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a find! This boutique Hotel is so quiet and peaceful, with beautiful gardens, and immaculate rooms. The staff are friendly, professional and very courteous. We loved the fresh breakfast fruit and warm croissants ! Our room was spacious and we loved the high quality soft linen and pillows. The fireplace added to a romantic weekend. Truly a very well... More 

Helpful?
Thank KevinMoss752
Sascha S, Front Office Manager at Villa Exner, responded to this review

Thank you very much, Mr Moss. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcome you again in the near future. More 

Hartbeespoort, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A gem of a hotel in the small town of grabouw. Don't miss the opportunity to visit this beautiful boutique hotel where all of the staff are so friendly and go out of their way to please. Beautiful rooms and very clean. I will recommend Villa Exner to anyone.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank Meriza S
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for the first time this weekend. My husband was riding the W2W MTB stage race.The owners and their staff went out of their way to make us feel welcome and comfortable. Breakfast was very kindly arranged very early in the morning for my husband as he had to be at the starting line at 6h45.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Amanda v
Paarl, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit at Villa Exner. The staff were friendly and attentive. Beautiful and serene setting, A beautiful establishment, which is very well run. We will definitely be back next year

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank Mariana L
Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is truly one of the most beautiful small luxury hotels we have had the pleasure to visit. On arrival we were met by Gibson who took care of our every need during our two day stay. The owners were extremely attentive and ensured that everything was absolutely perfect. The hotel is located in a very quiet area and is... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank joanmV3936ZE
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms was very nice great bathroom, service was great, breakfast was good would stay again. We has a very nice stay my wife and I both enjoyed the overall experience and would recommend to anyone traveling to the area.

Helpful?
Thank Neil D
Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought the accommodation and surrounds were beautiful. The attention to detail to make it pleasant was very noticeable and it is obvious that it is carefully managed and cared for. The staff were well trained and very pleasant.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank 53chantaler
Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you for a really luxurious getaway. The suite was extremely comfortable and thoughtfully appointed and everything was spotlessly clean. My daughter and I enjoyed the friendly service and delicious breakfast.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank 669gills
Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed October 24, 2016

A must stay. When we got there we were informed that they upgraded us to the king size room for FREE. excellent service and pure great scenary. Love it. Room a well deserved break from the city buzzing world

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank 852darryln
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed October 17, 2016

I found the hotel to be beautiful decorated to a high standard, the owner manager and staff were very friendly and helpful with recommendations, it was quiet and comfortable and breakfast was very nice but a little restricted in choice.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank jennyhI1278FX
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

28 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (19)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Dining (6)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (6)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (9)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (4)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Grabouw
13.8 mi away
Arabella Hotel & Spa
Arabella Hotel & Spa
#1 of 1 in Kleinmond
732 reviews
8.8 mi away
Krystal Beach Hotel
Krystal Beach Hotel
#2 of 2 in Gordon's Bay
88 reviews
15.9 mi away
Lanzerac Hotel & Spa
Lanzerac Hotel & Spa
#3 of 16 in Stellenbosch
495 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
8.6 mi away
Gordon's Beach Lodge
Gordon's Beach Lodge
#1 of 2 in Gordon's Bay
170 reviews
23.2 mi away
Harbour House Hotel
Harbour House Hotel
#5 of 12 in Hermanus
792 reviews
1.4 mi away
Elgin Valley Inn
Elgin Valley Inn
#2 of 3 in Grabouw
33 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villa Exner is an exclusive small boutique hotel, centrally located at Elgin Valley Grabouw in the Winelands and close to Cape Town. All major attractions and activities are within easy access, making it your ideal base to explore the Cape while enjoying the space and tranquility of the country side.Experience all those indulging touches and the intimate, personal service that only a small boutique hotel can offer.Villa Exner provides the space to relax and rejuvenate; rolling lawns, a decadent open garden offering privacy and interactive places where you can sit and chat in a laid-back atmosphere, make new friends and enjoy life in a modern country style. Villa Exner is based in the heart of Elgin Grabouw, only an hour from Cape Town. Surrounded by pure nature with the two bordering Nature Reserves, the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom, as well as the Winelands and Hermanus at the doorstep, there are a million things to do. Hiking, birding, mountain biking, 4x4 off road trails & tours, quad biking, golf, tennis, paragliding over the stunning False Bay, scuba diving along the coast, to name a few. One of only two South African water-skiing schools, with the most beautiful setting, is also close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Exner

Address: 11 Essenhout Avenue, Grabouw 7160, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Grabouw
Price Range: $97 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Exner 5*
Number of rooms: 11
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Orbitz, Agoda, Travelocity and Booking.com so you can book your Villa Exner reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Villa Exner staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“Ask for the room with a fireplace . Super!”
 of 5 bubbles KevinMoss752, 2 days ago | Read review
“The garden suite rooms are beautiful and look out on to the gardens and I think are more private.”
 of 5 bubbles HeatherF977, Apr 10, 2013 | Read review
“Pay extra for the king-size garden suite (two twins pushed together though)as the rooms are enormous and the bathrooms really beautifully appointed. Also have underfloor heating which is a must as it gets very cold in winter in this valley.”
 of 5 bubbles Domenique7, Apr 10, 2013 | Read review
“The gardens cottages open onto the lawns and provide privacy and space.”
 of 5 bubbles JoH644, Mar 11, 2013 | Read review
“I really likedmy room in the main building. It had a bathtub on the roof terrace (which had it privacy I can assure you). I believe it wasroom 6.”
 of 5 bubbles RobV829, Mar 9, 2013 | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay