A fantastic hotel that lives up to its reputation as one of the best 4* hotels in Cape Town. Stylish and with homely touches, Spier has a main pool and sunbathing area for guests as well as small private pools between the accommodation buildings. There is also an excellent Spa that offers a wide range of treatments. The property is set in 13 acres of land with plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy including horse riding, an excellent childrens playground and activity centre, golf, as well as a cheetah and bird of prey sanctuary. AHJ 0208
Located in the heart of Stellenbosch winelands, Spier is just a 3 minute drive from Stellenbosch town centre and 19 kilometres from Capetown Airport. It is a short 35 minute drive to Cape Town centre.
The rooms are amongst the most spacious in Cape Town and are elegantly furnished in the traditional style of the region. The rooms and are beautifully furnished and the en-suite bathrooms are very big. Rooms have large beds, comfortable whicker chairs and a writing desk. All rooms have satelitte TV, room service and either immediate access to the gardens/ private sunbathing area or a private balcony.
Built in traditional Cape style the hotel is spread out over a wide area and resembles a small village. The rooms are split between 6 buildings, all of which are no longer than 2 storeys high and peach in colour.
At the Spier restaurant guests can enjoy mouth-watering breakfasts and dinners prepared with only the freshest Cape produce. Views from the restaurant are of the estate and the surrounding Helderberg Mountains. The hotel also has a very contemporary and stylish wine Bar adjacent to the restaurant offering light, tasty and healthy meals, wines and coffees. Both the restaurant and wine bar have outdoor terraces where guests can sit in the sun or shade. The Jonkershuis is another excellent restaurant offering a la carte South African meals which can be enjoyed inside, out on the shaded terrace or in the gardens alongside the Eerste River. Moyo is one of South Africas most famous restaurant brands and offers an unforgettable evening under the southern stars, with its sumptuous buffet and vibrant live entertainment daily.
Recently refurbished, the large lobby entrance is bright and inviting with a large U-shaped reception desk to the right as you enter. The work of local South African artists hangs from the walls and the hotel bar is immediately in front of you as you enter the lobby.