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Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We had the pleasure to stay overnight and dine at the Greenhouse, the quality of the food, accommodation and relaxing atmosphere made it a total pleasure to stay, comfort and class in a magnificent setting. We will be back to enjoy the experience again.

Thank Steven K
DominicPrendegast, General Manager at The Cellars-Hohenort, responded to this review

Dear Steven K Thank you for your wonderful review, I am delighted that you enjoyed our accommodation and also dined at Greenhouse - this is one of the Top 5 restaurants in SA and we are proud that they are part of us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Regards Dominic

westport, CT
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Splendid restaurant on the grounds of Groot Constantia. Delightful seating outdoors or inside the stunning Dutch colonial building. Food is of very high quality and offers a huge, diverse selection at different price points. Perfect spot for a sunny afternoon or evening dinner with or without the children.

Thank wincentiveman
DominicPrendegast, General Manager at The Cellars-Hohenort, responded to this review

Dear wincentiveman I am not clear that this review is meant for The Cellars-Hohenort as we are not on the grounds of the wine estate Groot Constantia, although we are in Constantia - but admittedly every other description does fit Kind regards Dominic

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Beautiful setting in Constantia. Hotel set in fantastic gardens. Beautiful large room with wonderful complementary touches such as a well stocked mini bar. Hotel contains one of the top five restaurants in South Africa. Overall effortless excellence.

Thank Jonathan H
DominicPrendegast, General Manager at The Cellars-Hohenort, responded to this review

Dear Jonathan H Many thanks for the wonderful review, we are delighted that you enjoyed the services and accommodation and look forward to welcoming you back soon! Regards Dominic

Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

In December I visited this hotel with my daughter to enjoy afternoon tea in the beautiful garden. I'd previously enjoyed a wonderful experience. In spite of booking and mentioning we were there for the afternoon tea, we waited forever to be served. Eventually our tea arrived and was already finished and still NO food. I called the waiter over to...

1Thank Maureen S
DominicPrendegast, General Manager at The Cellars-Hohenort, responded to this review

Dear Maureen S Thank you for your feedback from your experience here in December with our afternoon tea, I apologize that this was not up to your expectation and that there was no response to your letter of complaint, I will of course investigate this. We have recently re launched our High Tea to a much more inviting and appertising...

Reviewed 13 April 2016

There are few hotels in Cape Town, and South Africa for that matter, that can match the impressive architectural ensemble of The Cellars-Hohenort. The grounds of the hotel are simply splendid, and you are dazed by the white bushes of roses as you approach the reception. Unfortunately the young girls at the reception, bar Leonie van Jaarsveld, were at a...

Thank PeterHelsinki
DominicPrendegast, General Manager at The Cellars-Hohenort, responded to this review

Dear PeterHelsinki Thank you for your review, we are delighted that you enjoyed staying at our property and I appreciate that you pointed out the issue with half board, it is not a term that is often heard at Hotels in SA but it still applies nonetheless and we have retrained our Front Desk Team, particularly the newer staff, to...

Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this stunning property with all that I call service was blown away. I felt really spoiled with the friendly staff, service and cleanliness. You really get good value for your money. Stunning, thank you for a perfect stay.

Thank Adele E
DominicPrendegast, General Manager at The Cellars-Hohenort, responded to this review

Dear Adele E It was a pleasure to have you as our guest, I will pass on your wonderful compliments to our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back Kind regards Dominic

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 8 April 2016

I spent three days at this hotel this week hosting a conference for my management team (20 people). I stayed in the Simon van der Stel Suite which I found to be very spacious, comfortable with all the amenities one would expect from a luxury hotel. I only heard glowing reports from my team on their rooms. We had breakfast,...

Thank LesRuhrmund
DominicPrendegast, General Manager at The Cellars-Hohenort, responded to this review

Dear LesRuhrmund Many thanks for your wonderful review, we too enjoyed having you and your team here as our guests and appreciate that you chose us for your conference, I apologise for your experience at check in, I will investigate what happened here and assure you that corrective action is taken. I am delighted that you enjoyed the location, our...

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We ended our stay in Cape Town with a 2 night stay at this magnificent Hotel. It is set in beautiful gardens in the winelands. You enjoy absolute peace and yet Cape Town is only 20 minutes away. Our suite was beautifully furnished and we were welcomed with a complimentary fruit platter. The staff are all very friendly. We enjoyed...

Thank DianeBJN
DominicPrendegast, General Manager at The Cellars-Hohenort, responded to this review

Dear DianeBJN We appreciate your kind feedback and noted your comments on the restaurants, Greenhouse is indeed closed on Sundays and Mondays and The Conservatory is very popular. However, we should have invited you to reserve a table for Sunday lunch on your reservation entry and I apologise this was not so. We do hope to welcome you back again...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We had a business lunch here and we use it occasionally for (board) meetings, the venue is beautiful, the service is good and friendly but not up to par with the atmosphere, stature of the place. The (very) young staff is friendly and service oriented but I would expect a little more professional/skilled approach (Management???). Anyway great place for a...

Thank Olav C
DominicPrendegast, General Manager at The Cellars-Hohenort, responded to this review

Dear Olav C Many thanks for your feedback and comments on your recent visit here, I do hope to meet up with you next time so that I may discuss some aspects of your observations here. I am happy though that you prefer to use us for your business lunches and look forward to welcoming you back soon Kind regards...

Marbella, Spain
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Having spent many weeks in the cape I decided to end our visit to SA by staying at the Cellars for a few days.This is an old style hotel which needs a little updating but this I believe would spoil its old charm and character. Our room was more than adequate and had everything that one would desire from a...

Thank keith f
DominicPrendegast, General Manager at The Cellars-Hohenort, responded to this review

Dear Keith f Thank you for your kind review, we are delighted that you enjoyed the character and charm of our Hotel. I am glad too that you enjoyed our popular cheese souffle and that the staff took good care of you - I will pass on your compliments to my team. Best wishes

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Cape Town's historical Constantia Valley, on the breathtaking slopes of Table Mountain, all the rooms and suites of The Cellars-Hohenort boast panoramic views of the impressive mountain and the beautiful grounds. Set in 9.5 acres of world renowned and award winning gardens, this historic and beautiful country escape in the city offers guests far more than just incomparable scenery. Surrounded by top wine producing farms and some of South Africa's most popular restaurants,you will find so much to do and a mere fifteen minute drive to Cape Town City center & Waterfront. Back at the hotel there are two award-winning dining experiences, including Greenhouse, where cuisine focuses on regional flavors with modern interpretations. All of this is the result of owner Liz McGrath's more than twenty years of hard work, love and endless inspiration. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cellars-Hohenort

Address: 93 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia 7806, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Constantia
Price Range: $285 - $1,043 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Cellars-Hohenort 5*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel Constantia
Cellars Hohenort Constantia
Cellars Hohenort Hotel Constantia
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#3 Family Hotel in Constantia
#3 Business Hotel in Constantia
#4 Romantic Hotel in Constantia
#5 Luxury Hotel in Constantia
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“Room 55, while almost at the top of the stairs (there's no elevator!) has a lovely view over the Cape Peninsula”
 of 5 bubbles A_regular_traveler57, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Only renovated rooms/suites!”
 of 5 bubbles GlobetrotterSTR, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Can recommend room 61”
  • View out front
  • The room has its own garden
  • Overlooking the garden
  • The living room
  • View out back
  • Bathroom
  • Looking out the front door
  • The living room
 of 5 bubbles Foxy-Froggy, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Best room is the Luxury Double with verandah overlooking gardens with view of the mountain.”
 of 5 bubbles Gjill122016, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 17 was lovely, with a terrace onto the gardens, where the ducklings ran around.”
 of 5 bubbles harrietkfoster, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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