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About Weltevreden Estate

Weltevreden is a magnificent historic homestead in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands, the 18th century residence is set in Welgevonden Boulevard, at the foot of the Simonsberg Mountain. The Retief Residence, and function venue boasts world-renowned works of art combined with historical Cape Dutch architecture.

The grounds include accommodation, formal walled gardens that can be utilized for day functions, wedding venue and a restaurant, as well as a children’s adventure playground making Weltevreden Estate the perfect family day out.

Fitted with period furniture the exquisitely refurbished Manor House at Weltevreden Estate offers guest accommodation at a world-class standard. There are four elevated bed chambers upstairs under a cosy thatched roof. Our beautiful self-catering 2-bedroom farm cottage is the perfect place to unwind over a weekend or for long-term travel accommodation during your visit to the Winelands. Our newly renovated, river cottage is tastefully decorated and very spacious, situated on the edge of the river.

Inspired by farm produce, our on-site restaurant Jonkershuis 1817, puts spin on hearty and wholesome country fare. Many of the dishes are inspired by seasonal vegetables and herbs from a farmhouse kitchen.

Wedding Venues: Weltevreden Estate represents one of the most beautiful, family-orientated settings for weddings and other functions for up to 120 guests. Please enquire about our packages.

Conference Venues: All conferences are personally supervised by our conference co-ordinator who endeavours at every juncture to meet and exceed your personal needs. Please enquire in advance.

Family friendly: We welcome children of all ages to our amazing, carnival-inspired kiddies’ area. Please enquire about our 'Kids Carnival Package'.

Covid Safety Approved: We pledge to implement a high standard of hygiene and cleaning protocols to ensure the safest environment possible for our guests. We adhere to the industry safety protocols set out by the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA).

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Vitality Collection
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Bath
  • Breakfast
  • Double bed
  • Double/Twin rooms
  • Fridge
  • House Keeping
  • Mini fridge
  • Minibar
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Shower
  • Covid Safety Approved
  • Kids Stay Free
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans

Grading

  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Confirmation of booked rooms - only after receiving deposit or payment in full.
The client/guest will be liable for any loss or damage to property.
No smoking in the rooms.
Daily cleaning provided.

Availability and pricing

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  • Twin Room Twin Room Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 3 King size bed which can convert into 2 single beds, tv, aircon, heater and shower or bath. Room accessible by steep stai... see more Features:  Twin beds, Queen beds, Local channels, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views see more Twin beds, Queen beds, Local channels, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views, Upstairs, Garden views, Air-Conditioning, Heater, Television, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
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      • Double Room Double Room Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Features:  Double beds, Local channels, Bath only, En-suite, Upstairs, Garden views see more Double beds, Local channels, Bath only, En-suite, Upstairs, Garden views, Air-Conditioning, Heater, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
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          • River Cottage River Cottage Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Tastefully decorated and very spacious open plan cottage situated on the edge of the river on Weltevreden Estate. Room... see more Features:  King beds, Local channels, En-suite, Shower only, Garden views, Air-Conditioning see more King beds, Local channels, En-suite, Shower only, Garden views, Air-Conditioning, Heater, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, River views
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              • Werf Cottage Werf Cottage Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering Our beautiful, newly renovated, self-catering farm cottage is the perfect place to unwind over a weekend or for long-t... see more Features:  Double beds, Queen beds, Local channels, Shower only, Self-catering, Garden views see more Double beds, Queen beds, Local channels, Shower only, Self-catering, Garden views, Air-Conditioning, Heater, Television, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
                • Adults
                  • River Cottage Loft River Cottage Loft Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Tastefully decorated and very spacious open plan loft cottage situated on the edge of the river on Weltevreden Estate.... see more Features:  King beds, Bath only, En-suite, Balcony/patio, Upstairs, Garden views see more King beds, Bath only, En-suite, Balcony/patio, Upstairs, Garden views, Air-Conditioning, Heater, Television, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
                    • Adults

                      Reviews for Weltevreden Estate

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                      Alex Smal
                      06 January 2020

                      On Arrival were informed that despite having booked and paid, there was no space due to a glitch.Issue was quickly resolved and Kudos to the front of house Lady.Thoroughly enjoyable stay!!

                      Ulane Broodryk
                      02 September 2019

                      Attention to detail was there in every aspect- very good value for money

                      Amanda Burger
                      29 August 2019

                      Lovely cottage on a beautiful farm with historic buildings , great restaurant and friendly staff.

                      19 August 2019

                      Service was kind, staff very friendly and helpful. Maybe have a small kettle in the room instead of in Lounge area. Nude coffee scavengers might be exposed..... smiling. Take great care and remain serving

                      Logan Tayer
                      03 August 2019

                      The place was amazing with the most friendly staff. It was so great to stay there.

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                      Weltevreden Estate is 3.9km from the centre of Stellenbosch , the nearest airport 29.1km (Cape Town International Airport).
                      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling