South African Hotels

Asara Wine Estate & Hotel

Address
Polkadraai Road (M12)
Stellenbosch
Cape Winelands
Western Cape
South Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
Business, Family, Conference, Leisure

The highly acclaimed five-star Asara Wine Estate & Hotel nestles in the scenic hills near Stellenbosch, in the heart of South Africa's famous Cape Winelands. This luxurious country getaway offers warm hospitality and relaxed comfort in a most tranquil and peaceful setting.

The hotel features 40 well-appointed hotel rooms, three restaurants, an elegant ballroom, a favourite bar, delicatessen and a tasting room combined with uncompromising standards of service. A major feature of the hotel are the extraordinary views of vines, valley and mountains afforded by its unique position high on the Polkadraai Hills.

Located only 4 kilometres outside of Stellenbosch and 52 kilometres from Cape Town itself, the Estate provides the perfect location for relaxation and inspiration from which the picturesque Cape Winelands can best be explored with its many famous attractions of the Cape Peninsula.

Accommodation

Room types:

  • Avalon Suite
  • Vineyard Suite
  • Deluxe Rooms
  • Classic Rooms
  • Courtyard Rooms.

Conferences

Conference and leisure groups, big and small, are welcomed at this Hotel in Stellenbosch and taken care of in any of the many venues. The Ballroom is ideal for large conferences, product launches or presentations which can accommodate up to 200 delegates.

For smaller groups, the Courtyard Room holds up to 80 guests while the Amber Terrace can seat 24 guests. The Belvedere venue can accommodate between 8 and 30 guests. All conference venues offer spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and vineyards.

Guests are provided with the following audiovisual equipment:

  • Flip chart, whiteboards, VCR & DVD Player
  • Projection screen
  • PA System (in Ballroom)
  • Stage ( if required)
  • Data Projector
  • Roving or Cordless Microphone
  • Lapel Microphones can be ordered on request

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  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone

Restaurants

Raphael's

This unique and stunning restaurant provides guests with a warm, welcoming atmosphere and the chance to indulge in delicious cuisine that they have to offer. Guests can also sample the best of Asara Wines whilst relaxing around the log fire in the winter months. The restaurant has 3 private dinning rooms which are ideal for family gatherings or special occasions.

Sansibar Whisky Lounge

The Sansibar at the Hotel is great location for guests to relax and enjoy a cocktail whilst watching the sun go down. It is open daily from 11:00am until late so is perfect for those guests who want to indulge in a late night drink or after dinner snack. The Bar has a very impressive selection of different drinks giving guests a lot more options to choose from. Some of these include; single-malt whiskeys, fine imported cognacs, local cocktails and intriguing gins.

Deli

Guests choosing the Asara Deli may savor a macaroon and some of the finest handcrafted chocolates while enjoying a steaming cappuccino. The Deli also provides freshly baked breads, cakes, pastries, biscuits, jams and even potted herbs.

Wine Tasting

The Wine Cellar

This well preserved wine cellar can be found in the old manor house and is beautifully blended with both modern and tradition decor and machinery. This cellar was created with great skill and care as the wines that are made here are some of the finest in the world. The wines here, can attract both the everyday wine drinker and the connoisseur as the influence of nature in the final product assures its drinker of something very unique.

The Tasting Room

The Tasting Room offers the most stunning views and provides a rustic setting that is both social and peaceful if guests prefer to gather at a cozy table somewhere in the corner and take in the surrounding nature. The Tasting activities include basic tastings, blind tastings and tastings using tinted wineglasses. The venues opening times are as follows:

Monday to Saturday | 10:00am to 17:00pm (new tastings stop at 16:30pm)
Sunday and public holidays | 10:00am to 16:00pm (new tastings stop at 15:30pm)

Nearby attractions and activities
  • Helicopter trips
  • Hiking
  • Mountain biking
  • Golf
  • Picnics
  • Wine tasting at different wine estates
  • Horse back riding
  • Stellenbosch
  • Paarl
  • Wellington
  • Franschhoek

Conference venues at the Asara Wine Estate & Hotel

Conference and leisure groups, big and small, are welcomed at this Hotel and taken care of in any of the many venues. The Ballroom is ideal for large conferences, product launches or presentations which can accommodate up to 200 delegates.

For smaller groups, the Courtyard Room holds up to 80 guests while the Amber Terrace can seat 24 guests. The Belvedere venue can accommodate between 8 and 30 guests. All conference venues offer spectacular views over the surrounding mountains and vineyards.

Guests are provided with the following audiovisual equipment:

  • Flip chart, whiteboards, VCR & DVD Player
  • Projection screen
  • PA System (in Ballroom)
  • Stage ( if required)
  • Data Projector
  • Roving or Cordless Microphone
  • Lapel Microphones can be ordered on request.

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Cocktail Bar
  • Coffee Shop
  • Conference venue
  • Garden
  • Garden Terrace
  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby golf course
  • Outdoor patio
  • Terrace
  • Whiskey & Cigar Lounge
  • Wine cellar

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 11:00
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Luggage storage
  • Porters
  • Secure parking
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wake-up call
Children Policy
    • Children of all ages are welcome at Asara.
    • Deluxe rooms are able to accommodate a child in the room at an additional cost. 
    • Children under the age of 5 years stay free of charge including baby cot if required.
    • 1 additional rollaway bed can be placed into the Deluxe rooms for which an additional charge is payable.
    • Children over 12 years pay the full adult rate.

Available Rooms

Courtyard

# Rooms:
4

The Hotel has 4 Courtyard Rooms located in the main building and to which guests can view the lovely courtyard from their very own private terrace.

Room amenities:

  • Mini bar
  • Hairdryer
  • Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • Coffee making facilities
  • Electronic safe
  • Rooms can be double or twin bedded
  • Terrace with table and chairs
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Baby cot and supplies (on request)

Classic

# Rooms:
12

These rooms each provide great views of the surrounding mountains to which guests can take in from their own private balcony.

Room amenities:

  • En- suite bathroom
  • Fully stocked mini bar
  • Hairdryer
  • Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Electronic safe
  • King bed or separate twin beds
  • Terrace with table and chairs

Deluxe

# Rooms:
17

This room provides guests with their own private terrace to which they can see far across the vineyards and surrounding mountains.

Room Amenities:

  • En suite bathroom
  • Fully stocked mini bar
  • Hairdryer
  • Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Electronic safe.
  • King size or twin beds
  • Baby cot and supplies (on request)
  • Terrace with table and chairs

Vineyard Suite / Family

# Rooms:
1

The Vineyard Suite is ideal for two families who are holidaying together as this room can be made into inter leading, providing more space and relaxation room for all guests.

Room amenities:

  • Includes two bedrooms - Both rooms can either be made up with king sized, or twin beds ( to guests preference )
  • The main en-suite bathroom has a bath and separate shower, whilst the second bathroom is equipped with a shower
  • Views of the Estate's vineyards as well as stunning views of the Stellenbosch and Helderberg mountains
  • Air conditioning
  • A fully stocked mini bar
  • Hair dryer
  • Electronic safe
  • Satellite TV and DVD player
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Terrace with table and chairs

Avalon Suite / Executive

# Rooms:
1

This Executive Suite offers guests only the best of the best room accommodation.

Room amenities:

  • Bedroom with a large walk-in cupboard
  • En-suite bathroom fitted with a jet bath
  • Private lounge
  • Open fireplace.
  • Its private balcony
  • Air conditioning
  • A fully stocked mini bar
  • Hair dryer
  • Electronic safe
  • Satellite TV and DVD player
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -33.949466

Longitude: 18.812581

Directions

The Asara Wine Estate & Hotel is situated on the Polkadraai Road (M12) in Stellenbosch, just 20 minutes from the Cape Town International Airport and close to the motorways for easy access to the City.

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Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

3 Star

Memberships

  • Tourism Grading Council of South Africa

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