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Asara Wine Estate & Hotel

Address
Polkadraai Road (M12)
Stellenbosch
Cape Winelands
Western Cape
South Africa
Rating
Hotel Type

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 km 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
  • Executive Rooms
  • Feature Rooms
  • Signature Rooms

Conferences

The Asara has a variety of venues that can accommodate from 6 to 205 people. A marquee can be put up to accommodate a maximum of 505 people.

Another offers the hotel has a chandelier-lit dinner in the barrel cellar.

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

Lounge, Courtyard & Deli

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

The Reception and Lounge Area is the perfect place to enjoy a mid-morning or afternoon tea.

Mise en Place

Mise en Place opened in October 2016 and is one of the most sought after dining spaces in Stellenbosch. The elegant and sophisticated dining venue is known for their excellent service and food.

Raphael's

Raphael's is an elegant breakfast venue that offers a buffet and a la carte breakfast that can be eaten on the outside terrace.

Sansibar Bistro

The Sansibar Bistro is a quick, casual bistro-style dining option. It is known for its wood-fired oven and flavourful cooking.The menu has an excellent selection of mains and starters.

 

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  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone

Restaurants

Mise en Place

Mise en Place opened in October 2016 and is one of the most sought after dining spaces in Stellenbosch. The elegant and sophisticated dining venue is known for their excellent service and food.

Raphael's

Raphael's is an elegant breakfast venue that offers a buffet and a la carte breakfast that can be eaten on the outside terrace.

Sansibar Bistro

The Sansibar Bistro is a lively, casual bistro-style dining option. It is known for its wood-fired oven and flavourful cooking.The menu has an excellent selection of mains and starters.

Lounge, Courtyard & Deli

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

The Reception and Lounge Area is the perfect place to enjoy a mid-morning or afternoon tea.

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 can 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.
    • One additional rollaway bed can be placed in the Deluxe rooms for which an additional fee is payable.
    • Children over 12 years pay the full adult rate.

Available Rooms

Courtyard

# Rooms:
4

The Courtyard Room is in the 'Shiraz' wing. These rooms have a lot of natural light and a balcony or terrace that looks onto a warm and welcoming interior courtyard.

The bathroom has a separate shower and bath, double basin and toilet.

Room Amenities:

•    Flat screen TV
•    Tea and coffee making facilities
•    Safe
•    Bottled water
•    Bathrobes
•    Slippers
•    Turn down service
 

Deluxe

# Rooms:
17

The Deluxe Room is in the ‘Cabernet’ and ‘Merlot’ wings, these rooms have modern decor and are comfortable, with a lot of natural light, and a has a balcony with sweeping views.

The bathroom has a separate shower and bath, double basin and a toilet.

Room Amenities:

•    Flat screen TV
•    Tea and coffee making facilities
•    Safe
•    Bottled water
•    Bathrobes
•    Slippers
•    Turn down service

 

Executive

The Executive Rooms are in the southern “Shiraz” wing of the hotel. The rooms are spacious and have modern and elegant decor. Each of the rooms have plenty of natural light and a balcony or terrace that has views of the valley and mountains.

The bathroom has separate shower and bath, double basin and toilet.

Room Amenities:

•    Flat screen TV
•    Tea and coffee making facilities
•    Safe
•    Bottled water
•    Bathrobes
•    Slippers
•    Turn down service
•    Wifi

Signature

The Signature Suite is in the northern ‘Cabernet’ and ‘Merlot’ wings, and the southern 'Shiraz' side of the hotel.  The rooms are spacious and have modern and elegant decor. Each room has plenty of natural light and has a terrace with incredible views.

The bathroom has separate shower and bath, double basin and toilet.

Room Amenities:

•    Flat screen TV
•    Tea and coffee making facilities
•    Homemade biscuits
•    Safe
•    Bottled water
•    Bathrobes
•    Slippers
•    Turn down service
•    Wifi

Feature

The Feature Rooms are in the. Each room is spacious and has unique features, and layout decor is and modern. Each room has plenty of natural light and has a terrace that views the South, overlooking the mountain and rose gardens.

The bathroom has a double basin with a separate shower and bath and toilet.

Room Amenities:

•    Bottle of Asara wine
•    Flat screen TV
•    Satellite channels
•    Tea and coffee making facilities
•    Homemade biscuits
•    Digital safe
•    Bottled water
•    Bathrobes
•    Slippers
•    Turn down service
•    Wifi
•    Iron
•    Hairdryer
•    Airconditioning
•    Heating
•    Magazines

Carillon Suite

The Carillon Suite is in the heart of the hotel with French doors that open off the lounge and the bedroom which opens onto a large, private terrace that overlooks the central courtyard, the views are that of across the dam to the vineyards and out towards the mountains.

The room has a deluxe king-sized bed (which can be made into a twin bed), linen that is Egyptian cotton and a selection of pillow types.

The marble bathroom has a separate shower and bath, and double basin – You can see the incredible view of the vineyard from your bathtub! There are two sets of amenities, and a selection of bath salts offered.

Room Amenities:
•    Fresh fruit bowl on arrival
•    Bottle of Asara wine
•    Fresh flowers
•    Flat screen TV
•    Satellite channels
•    Tea and coffee making facilities
•    Homemade biscuits
•    Digital safe
•    Bottled water
•    Bathrobes
•    Slippers
•    Turn down service
•    Wifi
•    Iron
•    Hairdryer
•    Airconditioning
•    Heating
•    Magazines
•    In room dining table
•    Mini bar

 

Vineyard Suite

# Rooms:
1

The Vineyard Suite is an excellent bedroom, and it has French doors that open on two sides onto a private wrap-around balcony that has sweeping views. There comfortable sitting area with a TV. A connecting room can be added at an additional charge for families.

The room has a deluxe king-sized bed (which can be made into a twin bed), The linen is Egyptian cotton, with a selection of pillow types to choose.

The marble bathroom has a separate shower, bath and double basin. There are two sets of amenities and a selection of bath salts.

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
•    A bottle of Asara MCC
•    Fresh fruit bowl on arrival
•    Bottle of Asara wine
•    Fresh flowers
•    Flat screen TV
•    Satellite channels
•    Tea and coffee making facilities
•    Homemade biscuits
•    Digital safe
•    Bottled water
•    Bathrobes
•    Slippers
•    Turn down service
•    Wifi
•    Iron
•    Hairdryer
•    Airconditioning
•    Heating
•    Magazines
•    Mini bar

Avalon Suite

# Rooms:
1

This large and elegant suite has a separate lounge that has a gas fireplace. The French doors on two sides open up onto a private wrap-around balcony that showcases the incredible views that overlook the vineyards.

The room has a deluxe king-sized bed (which can be made into a twin bed), linen that is Egyptian cotton and a selection of pillow types.

The marble bathroom has a separate shower and bath, and double basin – You can see the incredible view of the vineyard from your bathtub! There are two sets of amenities, and a selection of bath salts offered.

Room Amenities:
•    Fresh fruit bowl on arrival
•    Bottle of Asara wine
•    Fresh flowers
•    Flat screen TV
•    Satellite channels
•    Tea and coffee making facilities
•    Homemade biscuits
•    Digital safe
•    Bottled water
•    Bathrobes
•    Slippers
•    Turn down service
•    Wifi
•    Iron
•    Hairdryer
•    Airconditioning
•    Heating
•    Magazines
•    In room dining table
•    Mini bar
 

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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

5 Star

Memberships

  • Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
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