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About TheLAB Robertson | Rosendal

Situated within the Western Cape's scenic Franschhoek, Robertson and Cape Town, theLAB Guesthouses combine high-tech automation with much sought after eco-centric living. We are one of the first on the continent, if not the very first, to offer voice-activated automation that operates each room's lights, blinds, shower, music, coffee machine, and much more besides. We have renovated our guesthouses to 20/21 rooms which cater perfectly for larger groups.

Powered by Solar Energy, and offering electrical bikes and scooter for hire, we take reducing our footprint very seriously. The experience of staying in one of our properties includes a unique combination of luxurious touches, such as the in-house spa on each property and the on-tap draught beer, wine and other beverages; and other clever environmental considerations, such as the friendly-to-nature soap and shampoo.
At theLAB Robertson | Rosendal, unwind at our Cape Dutch style guest house set within the little-known charming, rural area of Klaas Voogds West just off the R60 between Robertson and Ashton – under two hours’ drive from Cape Town. Escape the city and discover our perfectly balanced juxtapositioning of beautiful rural countryside, historic Cape Dutch style buildings, and modern and high-tech theLAB rooms and facilities. Wine tasting at our on-site award-winning Rosendal Winery, relaxing massages and sauna in our well-known spa, country cuisine in our restaurant, lying back in a pool, jacuzzi, or on our sun deck at sunset (with a 9-tap keg drinks-on-tap) soaking up views over a dam with rich birdlife: theLAB Robertson will keep you unwinding and occupied during your stay with us. 

Take the convenient Wine Valley Safari hop-on, hop-off bus – which has a stop outside our guesthouse or hire one of our electric scooters or bicycles to discover the rest of this charming, laid-back area with its various wine farms and quaint locales offering cheeses, olives, and natural products. 
Offer your clients or staff a conference with a difference with our high-tech-facilities-meets-scenic-Klaasvoogds/Robertson-wine-valley! Make use of our 16-seater theHUB conference room where your participants’ eyes will be torn between the beautiful views outside the room and our high-tech 55” Microsoft Surface HUB. 

Put your feet up and receive a treatment or a couples massage in our restful wellness centre with two treatment rooms. This area also includes a jacuzzi, and a steam-room sauna for our clients and guests to relax in...and our couples treatment room includes the ultimate: a fireplace for that cosy romantic winter experience! As part of theLAB suite of guest house eco-centric ethos, we use 'TheraVine' and 'Owls' products in our spas. These are both locally-sourced in the Western Cape and are friendly to nature.

  • Response Rate: 93%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 10 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 26
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 16 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Wi-Fi
  • Conference Venues

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Availability and pricing

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  • Spa Suite Spa Suite Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 5 The 5 Spa Suites are larger rooms in the original manor house, with patio overlooking pool and dam. They are furnished... see more
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      • Orchard Room Orchard Room Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 3 Queen room with shower and private outside patio area with view.
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          • Farm Room King Farm Room King Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B En-suite room with a King bed and a private patio with a view. This room has a separate bathroom with both shower and... see more
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              • Farm Room Twin Farm Room Twin Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Twin beds, with a King bed converter topper if required, with inter-leading door to Room 7 (for families). Shower and... see more
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                  • Farm Room Economy Farm Room Economy Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B The smallest of our farm rooms, next to our spa area with its complimentary steam room and jacuzzi, this room has all... see more
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                      • Honeymoon Farm Room Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Luxury room with two private patios - one overlooking the mountains, other overlooking the fields.
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                          • Farm Room Queen Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Lovely room with a big bed, desk and a bath
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                              Reviews for TheLAB Robertson | Rosendal

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                              Michaela atherton
                              25 January 2019

                              My boyfriend and I spent two nights and two days here, the website I booked through and all the Rosendal winery websites advertised a rustic, wooden and completely different guesthouse, on arrival it was modernized and extremely technolohically advanced. I was not aware of this otherwise I would have booked elsewhere. The website needs to be updated so guests know what they are paying for as another couple we'd met said the same thing. The water ran out on our second day and we nearly booked somewhere else, so we couldn't enjoy the spa facilities as I would have wanted to shower afte my mass...
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                              Yobe Mvula
                              30 December 2018

                              Loved the Gin on tap- brilliant idea!The Reserve Hilltop merlot was fantastic!

                              Stig Vissing Pedersen
                              20 November 2018

                              Love the place and the quiet surroundings. To be improved: •there were no towel hangers, so we could just put the towels on the floor•no hangers for our clothes!!!!•no hair dryer nor mirror near a plug!!

                              Rebecca Brett
                              26 September 2017

                              Lovely service, very peaceful, food was delicious

                              Charles Whaley, South Africa
                              19 December 2016

                              Had a good and relaxing time.

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                              TheLAB Robertson | Rosendal is 11.1km from the centre of Robertson , the nearest airport 155.6km (Cape Town International Airport).
                              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling