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About Diemersfontein Country House

Diemersfontein Country House is a 4 Star guest house known for its beauty, informal elegance and grace; set in glorious gardens on an idyllic wine estate only 45 minutes from Cape Town. Our comfortable accommodation consists of 30 rooms, including the 1890s Manor House, several independent suites and cottages that overlook the vineyards, paddocks and dam.

Situated on the Wellington Wine Route in the beautiful Cape Winelands and just 45 minutes from Cape Town, Diemersfontein is a third-generation family wine estate that holds tradition and authenticity close to its heart. Surrounded by panoramic mountain ranges, the estate offers visitors the opportunity to experience many aspects of life on a wine farm, including wine tasting, cellar tours, picnics, walks, horse riding, and vineyard tractor rides. Walks for in-house guests through the Wellington Winelands or hiking in the Limietberg can also be arranged through Diemersfontein.

Visitors to South Africa's Western Cape will discover a warm welcome and a tranquil and gracious setting at Diemersfontein Wine and Country Estate. Be our guests and stay a while in our guest house accommodation set against a backdrop of some of the most dramatic views in the Cape Winelands.

Diemersfontein Wine and Country Estate offers 30 en-suite bedrooms as well as several other rooms with shared bathroom facilities set around the magnificent Manor House gardens or in one of our three estate cottages, each with their own kitchenette and veranda overlooking the iconic vineyards and farm dam.

All rooms and cottages are furnished in a comfortable country style and are ideal for those preferring privacy and independence. There is an option of single or double/twin beds throughout and guests are welcome to enjoy the facilities available at this wonderful family estate. In addition, Seasons Restaurant overlooking the farm dam and paddocks, offers breakfast, lunch and dinner and a delicious 'side attraction' menu for snacks in between meal times.


  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hiking


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa

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Reviews for Diemersfontein Country House

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andre schempers, South Africa
26 March 2013

The staff were very friendly and helpfull. The owners just the opposite. On what basis do you earn 4 stars at SA grading council without TV or barfridge in rooms? There is a huge mice/rat problem. They were running over corrigated iron roof from 03h00 and was very difficult to sleep. Very peacefull setting. Nice pool. Breakfast far below par. Scrambled eggs and toast?

ANNE THOMSON, South Africa
09 May 2012

Manor House is a beautiful old building and our room was very comfortable. Staff very friendly and helpful.

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Diemersfontein Country House is 1.2km from the centre of Wellington , the nearest airport 57km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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