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Helshoogte Rd, Stellenbosch 7602 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 02/19/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#3 of 96 in Stellenbosch
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4.9
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4.9
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4.7
Value
4.4
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Each Lodge has a private heated pool, a butler’s kitchen and all Lodge bedrooms are en-suite with a separate seating area. Lodge amenities include wireless internet, an LED flat-screen TV, luxury bathroom products from Aromatherapy Associates, fine cotton linen, pillow menu and personal Bose music station. With four elegant spa suites, expert spa specialists provide luxurious, fully personalised skin and body care treatments using the finest products from Swiss Perfection, Aromatherapy Associates, Margaret Dabbs and Terres d’Afrique. For a more energising spa experience, guests can enjoy our Techno Gym, sauna, steam room and 22-metre infinity pool. ACTIVITIES ON THE ESTATE: Guests can relax at our private cinema, indulge in the exclusive Graff Diamonds, 100% Capri, Vana and Africa Nova boutiques, enjoy a vineyard walk or cellar tour and spend time at the Delaire Graff Wine Lounge.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Meeting rooms
Spa
24-hour security
Secured parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Private pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Steam room
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shops
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Butler service
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Air conditioning
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Private balcony
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Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Safe
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Separate living room
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Minibar
Refrigerator
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Merle h wrote a review Apr 2022
Atlanta, Georgia132 contributions77 helpful votes
I’ve always visited Delaire estate on our trips to South Africa for lunch . This time we decided to spend 2 nights staying at the lodge . The accommodations and wonderful amenities provided were out of this world . From the aromatic hand sanitiser,room fragrance , beverages, teas and snack it was superb. Treatments at the spa made us feeling e royalty . Our breakfast with the stunning view and all the gluten-free toast were a nice way to make the upsetting experience the previous night at Indochine ( the restaurant) What a pity the staff at Indochine were so unprofessional and badly trained. South Africa has so many wonderful first class eateries . It was so upsetting to get such a dreadful experience in such an upmarket venue .
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Traveled
Room Tip: Parking was available . Do remember bathers if you go in summer the private plunge pool was heavenly
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Andy H wrote a review Mar 2022
Cape Town, South Africa2 contributions1 helpful vote
Had the pleasure of a wine tasting here on a sunny day. The views are of the chart amazing and the service was friendly, knowledgeable and efficient. The building has amazing architecture and art peppered throughout. A real gem.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Bella Lisovitskaya wrote a review Feb 2022
Reading, United Kingdom11 contributions2 helpful votes
My daughter and I stayed at this hotel for 2 nights. We had a room upgrade on our arrival and we were allowed to have an early check in. The grounds of this hotel are to die for, the rooms are exceeding all your expectations, the restaurants, the wine tasting (which was included free of charge during our staying) are simply the best. The staff is always there to help you and fulfill all your wishes. If you are planning to stay in Stellenbosch, this is your place! Or at least come for a wine tasting. This is how ,y love with Delaire Graff started and eventually I ended up staying in this hotel during this visit, I came for wine tasting during my trip in 2019 and I knew, that I will be back to stay with them. And I know for sure, I will be back!! Thank you for an amazing experience!
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Russellmark wrote a review Feb 2022
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Our waiter, Immanuel started off ok, forgot my husband beer, took away my wine glass when our bottle of wine was not even half. Conveniently forgot to come back to us for our dessert order instead fawning over other people. Then to top it off, he goes around giving everyone sweets from the chef as a thank you, even before their bills were settled. I asked him why we were not given sweets, he said he forgot because he had been so busy. Oh my word, really? Iam I the wrong colour to be dining at this place? Surely money has the same colour and we didn't come for charity but as a treat as the previous occasions we were hosted much better. Such a sour end to our day. I wish people will get treated the same whenever they go, we weren't even greeted on our way out. Such a disappointment. Customer service definitely not one of their strong points!
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Adriaan wrote a review Jan 2022
Amsterdam, The Netherlands2 contributions3 helpful votes
This hotel is excellent. Super friendly staff, in super good shape, beautiful and clean rooms. The only bad thing (and easy to solve) was a the food. Its really below standards in our opinion; they are trying to fuse Asian with French; but even the "unagi" sause is actually a miso dressing. And simple stings like a pasta is overcooked and very sour. We basically skipped breakfast almost every day in our 4 nights stay because it was really bad. Hopefully the hotel will do something about this.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Traveled
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LondonViaggiatore wrote a review Dec 2021
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia53 contributions63 helpful votes
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We stayed two nights here in a luxury lodge and had been really looking forward to it. It was, however, a massive disappointment. The lodge itself was very tired. There were chips out of the wood and stains on the pale leather furniture. Not frankly what you expect at this sort of property. The kitchen looked like something straight out of a cheap serviced apartment. There was also no way you could charge your phone by the bed which is a problem I haven’t encountered for years as most hotels ensure this is possible. Above all, it wasn’t actually clean when we came in. There were crumbs all over the TV unit which is a bit concerning in the COVID era - I thought everything was supposed to be sanitised. Clearly not. Be a bit careful putting your laundry down - my partner’s t shirt was totally ruined. They did kindly go and get a new one - just a shame it was a different colour and one that he would never wear so essentially we lost a t shirt. The meal at Indochine was one of the worst dining experiences I’ve had in years. The food was at best unmemorable and at worst bland. The real issue was the wait time - we had to wait over 2 hours for our main course and by the time it came we didn’t really enjoy it as it was so late. When we complained we were told the restaurant was unexpectedly busy but frankly it wasn’t even half full so not sure what happened. We weren’t offered any gesture despite the fact they acknowledged the wait time wasn’t acceptable. Very surprising and disappointing. The saving grace was the views. The walks around the property were stunning and the views from them amazing. The main pool area was also gorgeous (service again was completely lacking - didn’t see anyone 2 out of the 3 times we were there). All in all save your money and go elsewhere. We stayed at two far better properties in the winelands and would not return here.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Traveled
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anthonie wrote a review Nov 2021
Majorca, Spain1 contribution
We thoroughly enjoyed this experience. The moment we arrived someone offered to give us a tour of the property. I think he was called Nic. It was his first day as an ambassador. He showed us the impressive art collection and the beautiful grounds. We then had a lovely tasting and lunch. Five stars!
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Traveled
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karin z wrote a review Nov 2021
Frankfurt, Germany31 contributions17 helpful votes
The Icon; wine tasting at it´s best! We decided to add some famos cheese and olives. Includes the spectacular scenery. I always enjoy this upscale Estate, it´s luxurious ambiance, great service. The restaurant is posh and shall be tried out soon.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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janneke271 wrote a review Oct 2021
Johannesburg, South Africa9 contributions4 helpful votes
Out of this world experience! The biggest room I’ve ever had at 5 star establishment with a warm pool and a spectacular view. Staff went above and beyond. Food was a new experience and delicious. Big hotel close to Stellenbosch and Franschoek. Will be back for sure.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled
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Penguin wrote a review Aug 2021
Berlin, Germany180 contributions139 helpful votes
If you're looking for the perfect experience in South Africa and especially Stellenbosch, look no further. This is it. We've stayed there for more than two weeks, and there wasn't a single problem. The service: awesome, super-personal, friendly and charming staff. The villas: Absolutely great. It's like your own small apartment, they have a small kitchenette with free minibar including wine, sweets, etc. - even the room service breakfast is included. You have a wide comfy bed, a spacious living room and your own personal heated pool with a view to the vineyards. Can't get any better. The SPA: Perfect treatment, lovely couple massage, great personal sauna experience. The restuarants: Perfect as well. Awesome food, knowledgable sommeliers, great architecture and view. (Little suggestion: If you stay longer, have maybe a daily rotating special - but that might have been left out due to COVID). Other things to do: The wine cellar tour is very personal and informative, the wine tasting is great (definitely buy some bottles of Rosé and Sauvignon Blanc Costal Cuvee). I can't overstate the service, they even let us stay in one of their biggest villa on departure day and use the pool so we didn't need to rush. The perfect ending for a perfect holiday. So if you're looking for the most relaxing escape ever from all the hectic and just enjoy a great time in the sun with the most perfect service (not just service: super-friendly people), great food and a perfect accomodation. It's maybe one of the most perfect places in the world. Definitely go there if you can and stay as long as you can.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Room Tip: Ask for one of the newer recently rennovated villas. The others are lovely as well, but the newer...
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$1,043 - $1,115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Delaire Graff Estate
Which popular attractions are close to Delaire Graff Estate?
Nearby attractions include Rupert Museum (4.4 miles), Dylan Lewis Sculpture Garden (3.7 miles), and Jonkershoek Nature Reserve (2.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Delaire Graff Estate?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Delaire Graff Estate?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Delaire Graff Estate?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Delaire Graff Estate?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Delaire Graff Estate?
Conveniently located restaurants include Helena's Restaurant, Stellenbosch Kitchen, and Fat Butcher.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Delaire Graff Estate?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Delaire Graff Estate?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Delaire Graff Estate?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.
Are there any historical sites close to Delaire Graff Estate?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Boschendal (3.6 miles).
Does Delaire Graff Estate have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.