South African Hotels

Palmiet Valley Estate

Address
Sonstral Road
Klein Drakenstein
Paarl 7628
Cape Winelands
Western Cape
South Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
Conference, Leisure
R1260.00SINGLE RATE
FOR TODAY

Palmiet Valley Estate Hotel in Paarl, Western Cape, is an exclusive country house hotel that has a history dating back to 1691, the time when some of the original European settlers and wine growers arrived in the Cape. The 94 - acre estate is host to exotic fruit trees and endless vines of noble white grape varieties, such as Chardonnay and Chenin blanc.

The homestead is set in the stunning Cape Dutch style with accommodation in the two main buildings. The large garden area is surrounded by ancient oak trees, providing privacy and harmony for the perfect holiday. This Hotel is very convenient to reach by all guests as it is approximately 60 Km from Cape Town International Airport and Cape Town city center. In addition, Paarl is the nearest town being just five minutes away by car and guests has the option to follow the wine route to visit Franschhoek or Stellenbosch. The stunning peninsula beaches are a mere 30 - minute drive away from the Palmiet Valley Estate.

Rooms   

Each room has an individual color scheme and character with a separate luxury bathroom, most featuring a freestanding bathtub. Each room or suite is fitted with the convenience of a CD player, most rooms with air conditioning and climate control. A complimentary carafe of vintage sherry and a selection of fresh fruit welcome you on arrival. Also each room has a balcony or terrace.

Room types:

  • Presidential Suite
  • Honeymoon Suite
  • Cottage
  • Luxury Room
  • Standard Room
  • Junior Room

Cuisine

For a memorable dining experience, the country house will plan the menu around the personal requirements of their discerning clients within reason. Weather permitting, a relaxed breakfast is served outside, under the canopy of the ancient oak and jacaranda trees, or on the terrace overlooking the aromatic herb garden.

The Estate prides itself on the use of the freshest ingredients either from their garden or locally sourced. Wines from the estate, as well as a comprehensive range of the area's best wines, are available from the cellar to complement the food. Fresh fish, shellfish and game are our predominant style.

Sport & Activities

The mountain slopes around the Valley are where people can find some of the best wine estates in the Cape. It is a wonderful location for guests wanting to explore and learn more about wine with plenty of tasting possibilities. Guests are also invited to take a wander through the estate passing rows of elegant vines that extend into the mountains. The private pool area provides the chance to cool off or relax in the sunshine on a hot day and pockets of shade are plentiful for relaxing under the trees.

This area too offers a wide range of outdoor activities such as:

  • Walks and mountain climb on the Drakenstein range,
  • Visiting the nature reserve with it's rich animal and plant kingdom.
  • Angling
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain biking
  • Paragliding
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Golf  - The nearest course with 27 holes is just 4 minutes by car and credited as one of the prettiest in South Africa as well as another 16 courses that are within a 40 - minute radius.

Children

  • Children up to the age of three years who can sleep in a cot stay free in the room of their parents
  • For children between four and twelve years, an extra bed or sleeper couch can be prepared in the room or cottage of the parents at an additional cost per child and night
  • If children are staying in their own bedroom, the full rate will be charged.

Directions to the Estate, Paarl ( Cape Winelands)

From Cape Town International Airport

  • As you exit the airport take the directions to the N2 Highway - Somerset West
  • After about 5km turn into the R300 - direction Bellville
  • At the end of the R 300 take the N1 Highway - Direction Paarl
  • Keep driving for about 35 km until you see "Worcester" (Exit 62A) Sonstraal Road. Please do not take any of the Paarl exits.
  • Take the exit 62 A (last exit before the Worcester toll gate)
  • Drive to the top of the exit ramp, turn left
  • Keep straight for approximately 800m, going straight over two stop streets (BP garage on your left)
  • You will travel over a small white bridge over the Palmiet River. Immediately after the bridge you will see a big stonewall engraved with PALMIET VALLEY ESTATE;.
  • Turn left and then right into the farm entrance: Welcome to Palmiet Valley Estate!

Directions from Cape Town

  • Take the N1 towards Paarl
  • Keep driving for about 65 km until you see "Worcester" (Exit 62A) Sonstraal Road. Please do not take any of the Paarl exits.
  • Take the exit 62 A (last exit before the Worcester toll gate)
  • Drive to the top of the exit ramp, turn left
  • Keep straight for approximately 800m, going straight over two stop streets (BP garage on your left)
  • You will travel over a small white bridge over the Palmiet River. Immediately after the bridge you will see a big stonewall engraved with "PALMIET VALLEY ESTATE".
  • Turn left and then right into the farm entrance.

Below detailed information about the Palmiet Valley Estate is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar Fridges in Room
  • Bathrobe
  • Beverage Maker in Room
  • Butler service
  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In room safe
  • Internet Access
  • Mini bar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

Restaurants

Dining

Dining at the Palmiet Valley Guest House in Paarl, South Africa, is a sensory experience.  Every meal is a production.  The smell of roasting coffee and oven-baked bread will wake you out of bed in the morning to a spread of freshly picked fruit, yoghurts, delicious home-made jams and tables strewn with roses, hydrangeas and lavender.

The chef produces daily menus, often Cape Malay influenced, using fresh local ingredients from our herb garden and locally sourced game and fish. Guests dine together, and meals are accompanied by a selection of regional wines, and of course the excellent Chardonnay, Sauvignon, Chenin, Shiraz and Merlot wines produced by the Estate.

Activites
  • Wine Tasting
  • Walking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Trout Fishing & Clay Pigeon Shooting
  • Abseiling
Hot Air Ballooning

Hot Air Ballooning over the magnificent Cape Winelands can be arranged which makes for an unforgettable journey.  A day spent gliding over the Swartland is an exciting activity that can be arranged (weather depending).

Nearby golf courses
  • Boschenmeer Golf Course (Paarl)
  • Erinvale Golf Course (Somerset West
  • Spier / Klein Zalze Golf Course (Stellenbosch)
  • Pearl Valley Golf Course (Paarl)

Conference Venue

24 Hour Conference Package:

  • Venue hire
  • Mineral water, cordials and healthy nuts
  • TV and VCR/DVD, screen and flip chart
  • Stationery box with general office supplies
  • Tea, coffee, biscuits and freshly squeezed guava juice on arrival
  • Tea, coffee and sandwiches at mid morning
  • 2 course set lunch
  • Tea, coffee and homemade scones in the afternoon
  • 3 course set dinner
  • Accommodation on a B&B basis

Full Day Conference Package:

  • Venue hire
  • Mineral water, cordials and healthy nuts
  • TV and VCR/DVD, screen and flipchart
  • Stationery box with general office supplies
  • Tea, coffee, biscuits and freshly squeezed guava juice on arrival
  • Tea, coffee and sandwiches at mid morning
  • 2 course set lunch
  • Tea, coffee and homemade scones in the afternoon

Half Day Conference Package:

  • Venue hire
  • Mineral water, cordials and healthy nuts
  • TV and VCR/DVD, screen and flip chart
  • Stationery box with general office supplies
  • Tea, coffee, biscuits and freshly squeezed guava juice on arrival
  • Tea, coffee and sandwiches at mid morning
  • 2 course set lunch
  • Standard Equipment
  • 14% VAT

  • Conference venue
  • Garden
  • Hiking trails
  • Lounge
  • Nearby golf course
  • Nearby Spa
  • Outdoor patio
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace
  • Wine cellar

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • Internet access in rooms
  • WIFI
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Butler service
  • Complimentary access and transfers to a local gym
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Luxury transfer service within a 20km/12 mile radius
  • Massage treatments
  • Porters
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wake-up call
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments

Available Rooms

Romantic Standard Room

# Rooms:
4

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • CD players
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Petal scattered linen
  • Fragrant bath-time indulgences
  • Fluffy white towels
  • Over sized bathrobes
  • Heated mattresses
  • Queen size bed or twin beds
  • Tea and coffee tray
  • Hairdryer
  • Antique safe
  • Ceiling fan.
Single Room R2430
Double Room R2860

Luxury Room

# Rooms:
3

Room features

  • Large suite with a king size bed
  • En-suite bathroom with shower only
  • DVD unit and CD collection
  • Antique safe
  • Tea and coffee tray
  • Hairdryer
  • Air conditioning.
Single Room R2620
Double Room R3090

Family Cottage

# Rooms:
2

Room features

  • Air conditioing
  • Master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom
  • Separate lounge area
  • Double sized sleeper couch
  • Small kitchenette (not fully self catering).
  • Antique safe
  • Tea and coffee tray
  • Hairdryer
  • DVD unit with CD collection
  • Private terrace/garden.
Single Room R2620
Double Room R3090

Honeymoon Suite

# Rooms:
1

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Petal scattered linen
  • Fragrant bath time indulgences
  • Fluffy white towels
  • Over sized bathrobes
  • Heated mattresses
  • Finest antiques
  • Large en suite bedroom
  • Four poster queen size bed
  • Separate lounge
  • DVD unit and CD collection
  • Antique safe
  • Tea and coffee tray
  • Hairdryer
Single Room R2910
Double Room R3430

Junior Room

# Rooms:
2

Room features

  • Small en-suite bedrooms
  • Double bed
  • CD player with a CD collection
  • Tea and coffee tray
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Ceiling fan
Single Room R1260
Double Room R1490

Presidential Suite

# Rooms:
1

Room features

  • A 140 sqm large suite
  • Two floors equipped with the finest art decor furniture
  • Fireplace
  • Fully stocked bar fridge
  • Tea and coffee tray
  • Hairdryer
  • Antique safe
  • Satellite TV and DVD player with a CD collection 
  • Separate dining area
  • Four poster king size bed
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with a shower and bath.
Single Room R4080
Double Room R4800

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -33.731937

Longitude: 19.019354

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Memberships

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