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Eatonton, Ga
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A lovely hotel. Superb staff. Breakfast excellent. Great concierge service. Very modern, chic hotel in a remodeled environment. Very convenient to restaurants, shopping, etc. set a foursome up for a great golf outing.

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amsterdam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First; we have found dirty slippers and one dirty sock in our room? I am sure the rooms are not cleaned properly as these were not hidden objects; they were laying on the floor. Second; I used the small towel to clean a stain on my luggage and then I left it on the floor indicating that it is dirty...

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NinaDaniels, General Manager at Oude Werf Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Denizoskay, Please accept my apologies. I am instituting an immediate enquiry. This is unprecedented in our history. Look through the reviews on this site or anywhere else and you will see how we pride ourselves on going above and beyond the norms of customer service. I will come back to you with my findings. Please email an address that...

Alberta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely older style hotel with modern touches. We spent two nights with them, our room was on the first level and facing the street. Definitely not our first choice, heard street noises a few times. Staff were all friendly and helpful, the room was clean and in good condition. Our meals were served hot and both of us enjoyed them....

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NinaDaniels, General Manager at Oude Werf Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and the compliments to our team. Some of our guests love feeling part of the what is happening outside the hotel in our lovely little town. But it’s not for everyone and as most of our rooms are away from the street, we can definitely accommodate your preference next time. We do hope the next...

Markham, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The room was beautiful overlooking the pool in the courtyard. Very large, well laid out, and very luxurious The service was great, and the location of hotel is perfect for getting around. Plenty of restaurants in area Local shopping was very good Morning bufffet breakfast was outstanding

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NinaDaniels, General Manager at Oude Werf Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay.

PMB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We only stayed one night and I wish it could have been longer! From the moment we checked in until checkout the following day, we only had excellent service from ALL the staff at this hotel. I will try this hotel first if I'm needing accommodation in Stellenbosch again!

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NinaDaniels, General Manager at Oude Werf Hotel, responded to this review

What can we do to make you stay longer next time? Let us know! We hope it will be soon – Stellenbosch is fabulous in full summer. (Thank you for your lovely review.)

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a pleasure it is to stay at this hotel again..... Its the 4th time i have stayed her and every time its just outstanding. Bed linen is whiter than the artic glaciers, the mattress in the room was perfect (For me i know everyone has their own views) Decor in the room was as with other rooms i have...

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NinaDaniels, General Manager at Oude Werf Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andrew, what a pleasure to welcome you back again. And thank you for this wonderful review. The team will be absolutely thrilled to hear you had such a good stay. Hope your business trip went well – and that next time you’ll be with us on holiday.

Sidcup, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was our first stop on our trip along the Garden Route and what an excellent choice we made, situated in the centre of the beautiful town of Stellenbosch we were within walking distance of the many bars and fine restaurants this town has to offer and also within close proximity to the botanical gardens. The Oude Werf offers...

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NinaDaniels, General Manager at Oude Werf Hotel, responded to this review

Gosh, what a joy to read your review! We’re so pleased we were able to make your stay enjoyable. It won’t surprise you to hear that our reception staff earned “superhero” status this month (see our Facebook feed for photos!), but the restaurant team is definitely close behind for excellent service. Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights as part of a tour and wish I could have stayed longer. It was the most comfortable bed I have slept on in a very long time!! The breakfast and dinner were great too. Highly recommended and shall be back one day!!

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NinaDaniels, General Manager at Oude Werf Hotel, responded to this review

Hope you enjoyed your tour! Always such a good idea when exploring new places. We look forward to welcoming you back to Oude Werf one day.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are going to the wine country this would be an excellent place to stay. It is located in downtown Stellenbosch with shops and restaurants close by. It is an easy drive to the nearby wineries. The service is excellent and the rooms are very comfortable.

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NinaDaniels, General Manager at Oude Werf Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review. Hope to see you again soon.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We unfortunately stayed only 1 night at this beautiful hotel in the centre of Stellenbosch. Being in Church Street it is in the heart of the town with its good mix of restaurants and shopping. The room which we stayed in overlooks the street which can be a bit noisy at times and when we return here the next time...

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NinaDaniels, General Manager at Oude Werf Hotel, responded to this review

You obviously have an eye for architecture and design and you won’t be surprised to hear that our renovation won an architecture award. Country Life did a great article on our colourful history. If you’d like to learn more, you can read it here: http://www.countrylife.co.za/travel/countryescapes/oude-werf-the-oldest-inn-in-sa - we’d love to show you our archeological dig when you return.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oude Werf (the Old Churchyard) is South Africa's oldest hotel, in the historic heart the Cape Winelands 'capital' of Stellenbosch, and within easy reach of its many rich experiences. Its award-winning design blends two century-old period inspirations with the latest contemporary luxury. 58 superb en suite accommodations are centred on a famous inn-house that flows to a shady vine-covered courtyard with gourmet restaurant and a charming lounge and bar, overlooking its central gardens and pool deck. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oude Werf Hotel

Address: 30 Church Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa (Formerly d'Ouwe Werf Hotel)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: $218 - $388 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Oude Werf Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
Country Inn Stellenbosch
Stellenbosch Country Inn
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Stellenbosch
#9 Business Hotel in Stellenbosch
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“Definite stay”
 of 5 bubbles BarryC268, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the courtyard/pool, rather than overlooking the street”
 of 5 bubbles selwynh_13, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our first room, street facing, was not great. Quite dark. But the courtyard facing rooms are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles BethJhb, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“See notes above”
 of 5 bubbles HeatherR229, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stellenbosch is a great place for a first night for anyone touring around CT.”
 of 5 bubbles F4574VUbrianh, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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