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Excelsior Manor Guesthouse

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Bonnievale Road between Robertson & Ashton, R317, Robertson 6715 South Africa
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#3 of 27 B&Bs / Inns in Robertson
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Excelsior Manor Guesthouse, in the heart of the Robertson Wine Valley, is a Cape Revival manor built during the ostrich feather boom of the early 1900s. Having been recently lovingly restored to its former glory, it offers quiet luxury and personal hospitality. Set in a mature and graceful garden, with shady trees and fragrant roses, the Manor has nine homely bedrooms, with ensuite bathrooms, and exudes old world charm. Generous home cooked country breakfasts and delicious three course dinners are served in the traditional dining room or on the raised deck overlooking the swimming pool with a view over the vineyards to the Langeberg mountains. Excelsior is a working wine farm which has been in the de Wet family for 5 generations since 1859. Guests are invited to explore the 250 hectare farm either on foot or in the golf cart provided. There is a tasting centre, set on the picturesque dam, where guests are invited to try the range of Excelsior Wines and to blend their 'own creation'. Each of the nine unique luxury bedrooms at Excelsior Manor Guesthouse has a history linked to a famous thoroughbred or hackney horse that was previously bred on Excelsior Estate. All the rooms are ensuite and are equipped with the following:•Complimentary water, chocolates and a small bottle of local Muskadel•Towels •Hairdryer •Tea & coffee facility •Bathrobe & slippers •Bathroom amenities •Wireless internet connection is available in the lounge area •Clock radio/ alarm •International plugs Octavius - Octavius Caeser, the first thoroughbred sire introduced to Excelsior, was bought by Koos de Wet in 1873
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English, Afrikaans
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Efm21 wrote a review 4 May
Surrey, United Kingdom7 contributions1 helpful vote
Love staying here on way to and from airport. All very traditional with antique furniture, memorabilia but good showers. good WiFi, in real family one estate and vineyards. Staff always fantastic particularly Kirsten’s food and the ever attentive James with drinks and services. Blending own wine a treat looking forward to drinking it back in U.K. quarantine! Looking forward to returning when back in the Cape
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Date of stay: April 2021
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mppearce wrote a review Apr 2021
Cape Town Central, South Africa14 contributions11 helpful votes
This was such a special visit. We were warmly welcomed and throughout our time the staff could not have been more helpful and friendly. The breakfast and dinners were outstanding, superbly cooked and presented. There were many highlights: the golf buggy ride round the estate, the trout lunch at the deli but perhaps the most unusual was blending our own red wine with a specially printed label! .Thank you Kirstin, James and all the staff for a memorable experience. We'll be back!
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Date of stay: April 2021
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dobz wrote a review Mar 2021
Sedgefield, South Africa200 contributions54 helpful votes
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We celebrated our anniversary with a few days here. James served a really good dinner made by Kirstin. We walked, rode our bikes, did wine tasting and had a super lunch across the road at Graze @ Excelsior.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Robyn S wrote a review Mar 2021
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Thank you to James and Kirsten for a wonderful stay. We had a beautiful room and with brilliant service. The bottling experience was a nice added touch to a wonderful weekend away. The breakfast was also delicious
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Date of stay: March 2021
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elliecourts wrote a review Mar 2021
Cape Town Central, South Africa257 contributions83 helpful votes
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It’s like visiting an old friend who makes you feel perfectly at home and spoils you rotten all at the same time. The house is a beautiful old home where you can relax, be it by the pool, playing chess in the lounge or riding the golf cart through the vineyards. The dinner is thoughtfully presented and delicious. James and Kirsten make sure that you want for nothing
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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US$97 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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South AfricaWestern CapeRobertson
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Frequently Asked Questions about Excelsior Manor Guesthouse
Which popular attractions are close to Excelsior Manor Guesthouse?
Nearby attractions include Owl's Rest Olive and Lavender Farm (6.9 km), Platform 62 (5.8 km), and Bon Courage Estate Wine (4.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Excelsior Manor Guesthouse?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Excelsior Manor Guesthouse?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Excelsior Manor Guesthouse?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Excelsior Manor Guesthouse?
Conveniently located restaurants include Christina's Bistro at Van Loveren, Fraai Uitzicht Restaurant, and Cafe Maude.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Excelsior Manor Guesthouse?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Excelsior Manor Guesthouse?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.