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Oude Werf Hotel

As the oldest running hotel in South Africa, the Oude Werf Hotel has a history that spans back over three centuries, surviving multiple fires and evolving into the luxury hotel that you see before you today, dedicated to green hospitality and giving back to the community. Established in 1686 as a modest thatch-roofed church at the request of Dutch governor Simon van der Stel, the namesake of Stellenbosch. Originally named d’Ouwe Werf or ‘the old yard’. In 2007 the hotel was bought by the Petousis family and developed into what it is today, a premier Stellenbosch landmark.


Comfy Room
You'll feel right at home in our Comfy rooms. Light and comfortable, they offer king or twin beds, en-suite shower and contemporary décor.
Features: free, high-speed Wi-Fi; free breakfast; Nespresso coffee maker and pods; secure, free parking.
Whimsy Room
The Whimsy rooms are in the historic section of the hotel are impossibly romantic, mixed with modern and old-world charm, and are more spacious. If you are travelling with a child, these are the rooms for you. King or twin beds, free-standing bath and shower in the en-suite.
Features: free, high-speed Wi-Fi; free breakfast; Nespresso coffee maker and pods; secure, free parking.

Oude Werf’s dining history began with the hearty 19th Century country dishes of the legendary Hotel owner, Tant Betje Wium. Today, our chef serves classic dishes at a splendid restaurant with in-situ kitchen, large fireplace and vine-covered courtyard.
Lekker eet! Guten appetit.

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