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The Hydro at Stellenbosch

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Wychbold
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was not my first visit to The Hydro but it had been a few years since my last so I was very excited to return. From touching down in Cape Town airport and seeing the driver with The Hydro sign waiting for my at arrivals, I felt instantly relaxed. I couldn't wait to get there and change into my...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Professional staff and therapists. Food well prepared, tasty and healthy. Morning and afternoon forest walks enjoyable and good exercise Relaxation and yoga classes - amazing with good instructors. Rooms clean and nicely decorated. Overall a good experience and I will return.

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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stayed on a 2 day break away package. Had hydro therapy, Cocoon massage and Refining facial all which were excellent and therapists really good. I did not like the feel of the hotel as I felt it lacked a bit of atmosphere but the rooms are large and well decorated giving all the comforts. The bathrooms need some updating. The...

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Cape Town
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Fantastic stay. It was a short break 2 nights only, but I felt so pampered and relaxed. For me every time again when I stay at the Hydro, I feel overall so much better, more relaxed, energised and optimistic. It is for me the ideal short break in between, to have a real break away from all daily commitments and...

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Stellenbosch
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This last 5 days have been amazing. The Hydro, the Hydroteam, the food I can not find a single thing which was negative! Thank you Hydro Team I come again. Everything was just perfect and there is nothing to complain only to say thank thank you and thank you!

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Stellenbosch
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I enjoyed the winter special including water aerobics, hydro therapy, swedish massage with Jodine and a lovely lunch. It was a lovely experiece andcI feel revived. The venue it nested in the beautiful Stellenbosch Rustenberg area.

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Cape Town
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Had a wonderful escape and will highly recommend The Hydro to anyone looking for some pampering. Fabulous staff, excellent treatments and delicious food. The highlight of the stay has to be the exceptional massages and the wonderful walk on the neighbouring property. The weather was typical Cape Winter - rain and warm fire kept us cosy while we relaxed and...

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Stellenbosch
Reviewed 11 August 2016

On our arrival we were received very politely by your friendly staff. Your venue has a very calming effect on a person, giving you a sense of relaxation. My only concern was the food that was insufficient for me. I left the Hydro hungry.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 August 2016

It's been a while since I last visited The Hydro. Treatments are outstanding. The staff is what makes this place what it is. They are professional, warm, helpful and knowledgeable. The current 'eating clean' plan is superb. Although it can do with greater variety. Two things stand out as big negatives, for me. Firstly, it is evident that place needs...

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HydroMan44, General Manager at The Hydro at Stellenbosch, responded to this review

Dear Nomboniso Your considerable enthusiasm for The Hydro is much appreciated. Most of our guests have a similar response. However, the part of your review which was critical concerned the interior design, something that is highly subjective. As an indication of the wide variety of individual tastes, please see the review directly before your own, in which that guest (‘Monross’)specifically...

Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 9 May 2016

In September, the beginning of Spring I decided to embark on a Spring cleaning of mind and body. Having been to the Hydro many times in years gone by, dating back to the eighties,I was astounded by the fabulous upgrade to the Hydro on every level. The decor throughout the Hydro was one of understated elegance, leaving one with a...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hydro at Stellenbosch is South Africa's leading and preferred wellness destination. We provide an experience like no other and serve our guests with passion, pride and professionalism. We deliver personnal care to ensure that each guest fully benefits in body, mind and soul. The Hydro is a place where it is truly about you. We offer 43 years of experience in the wellness industry and focus on detoxification and relaxation delivered in packages specifically designed to achieve preventative and sustainable health. We are a natural destination encouraging the vital forces within us to heal the body, the mind and the soul. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hydro at Stellenbosch

Address: Ida's Valley, Stellenbosch 7602, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Hotel Class:4 star — The Hydro at Stellenbosch 4*
Number of rooms: 54
Also Known As:
The Hydro At Stellenbosch Hotel Stellenbosch
The Hydro Hotel Stellenbosch
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Stellenbosch
#9 Luxury Hotel in Stellenbosch
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“All rooms are impeccable however I prefer a room in the Vineyard as it is more central to the whole facility.”
 of 5 bubbles AuntyWops, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in an executive room which had beautiful views and large room with good comfortable beds and pillows.”
 of 5 bubbles GMM77, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the first floor have the wonderful views across the Valley”
 of 5 bubbles monross, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“Specify what type of view you would like.”
 of 5 bubbles joyg789, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“Garden rooms near the pool on ground floor”
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