Cellars Hohenort Hotel – 5 star

Cellars Hohenort Hotel – 5 star

The Cellars-Hohenort unifies two great traditions: the magnificent restoration of the Cellars of the 18th century Klaasenbosch wine estate and the splendid Hohenort manor house previously owned by the Spilhaus family.

The Hotel is adjacent to the world famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and minutes away from the Constantia Wine Route.

There are breathtaking scenic drives around the Cape of Good Hope and 11 world class golf courses in close proximity

General Information

Situated in the heart of the Constantia Valley in Cape Town, South Africa, The Cellars-Hohenort is a haven of peace and tranquility unifying two great traditions, the magnificent restoration of the 18th Century Klaasenbosch wine cellars and the splendid Manor House of the Hohenort, previously owned by the Spilhaus family.

With its understated elegance and charm, the hotel boasts 53 luxury rooms and suites, with breathtaking views across the 9 acres (3.5 hectares) of world renowned gardens and vineyard. We currently have 3 salt-chlorinated heated swimming pools (Cellars, Hohenort & Madiba), a tennis court and a Gary Player designed putting and chipping green. Cellars & Madiba have recently been changed to solar heated swimming pools. Apparently for these pools, the temperature should range from 18° – 22°C. The D & D Spa awaits those in need of complete relaxation. We also have our own D & D Hair Salon.


Air-conditioned rooms and restaurants, car park, room service, security, Garden and Herb Tours and German Satellite Television. We now have a complimentary shuttle within the Constantia area which takes guests to Virgin Active Gym, Groot Constantia, Constantia Village and Kirstenbosch. We also offer a complimentary shuttle to Cavendish and The Waterfront.


Beauty Spa, Conference Rooms, Hair Salon, Gift Shop, Tennis Court, Golf Green, Swimming Pools, Gardens, Wine Cellar, Virgin Active Gym and complimentary vouchers, In house Travel Desk, Internet lounge with high speed internet access.

The Hotel is adjacent to the world famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and minutes away from the Constantia Wine Route.

There are breathtaking scenic drives around the Cape of Good Hope and 11 world class golf courses in close proximity

The Collection Boutique

The Collection Boutique has a modern and contemporary design giving it a fashionable atmosphere with its unique collection.

Whether you forgot to pack something, are looking for a gift for back home, or are simply in the mood to shop, the boutique offers an array of stylish gifts and clothing including jewellery from Charles Greig.

For the convenience of our guests, essential items are available.

Here are a few examples of what’s on offer in the gift shop; we will update these gifts regularly for your convenience.

Nguni hide – a range of handbags, coasters, keyrings, photo albums, photo frames made from the hide of the Nguni cow.

Bronze sculptures by Donald Greig.

Ngwenya glassware from Swaziland – ducks, whales, penguins, dolphins,elephants

Jewellery by Charles Greig, Armilla – pewter jewellery and an equisite range of jewellery made from semi-precious stones.

Range of ladies and mens by Polo.

For those shoppers who are enticed by the selection but do not wish to carry the burden, packing and shipping to their home country may be easily arranged.

D & D Hair Salon

You’ll find one of the country’s leading hair salons, D&D Hair, Image and Beauty Consultants, at The Cellars-Hohenort.

Manager and owner of two successful salons in the Northern Suburbs, Dima Tsobanopulos has expanded and developed D&D over the past eleven years and opened her salon at The Cellars-Hohenort in November 1999. Dima is renowned and respected in the industry and has earned herself the reputation of remaining at the forefront of hair and beauty trends and technology. Dima’s highly skilled and competent staff offer all standard hair services, as well as specialising in scalp and hair treatments, massage and image consulting. Special corporate and bridal packages are also available

Golf Green

Why not practice a few strokes on our Gary Player designed chipping and putting green before a trip to some of South Africa’s finest golf courses? We provide a selection of suitable clubs and balls at the green but you are more than welcome to use your own.

3 Of The Closest Golf Courses

  • Royal Cape
  • Westlake
  • Steenberg

D & D Spa

D & D are pleased to announce the opening of our new spa at The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel on the 1st of July. The new D & D Spa boasts an incredible hand-picked team, selected to ensure outstanding levels of service and skill.

The Spa Manager, Shirley, has over 28 years experience in the Beauty and Wellness industry and has been appointed to head up the professional team of therapists. Discover the wonderful spa rituals unique to D & D as outlined in our spa menu.

Swimming Pools

We currently have 3 salt-chlorinated heated swimming pools (Cellars, Hohenort & Madiba). Cellars & Madiba have recently been changed to solar heated swimming pools. Apparently for these pools, the temperature should range from 18 – 22 degrees.

The Gardens

The gardens at The Cellars-Hohenort are acknowledged as one of the finest hotel gardens internationally and has been voted by Garden Design, a top American magazine, as one of the top 30 hotel gardens in the world.

Jean Almon Garden Tours

Join us every Tuesday morning at 10h30 for a walk through one of the most beautiful gardens in Cape Town. Stroll along the tranquil Camphor Walk and delight in the beauty of our magnificent rose garden before enjoying complimentary tea and pastries in the Sun Lounge.

Booking essential – as numbers are limited!

Herb Garden Tours with the Chef!

Every afternoon from 15h00 till 15h30 the Chef will be giving tours of our Herb Garden. We will be serving a taster of the “Revival Cocktail” after the Herb Garden Tour, as well as a copy of Chef’s secret recipe. All herbs for this cocktail are picked fresh from our Herb Garden.

Other Facilities

  • Tennis Court
  • Virgin Active Gym – (3.5km from Hotel – Complimentary shuttle provided for hotel guests) & Virgin Active vouchers available from Reception
  • Pamper menu
  • Site inspections done by the Duty Manager on duty
  • Free use of bicycles to explore the beautiful surroundings
  • Access Lounge – Computers with high speed internet access
  • DVD Library – Free use of DVD’s and popcorn on request
  • International Newspapers delivered on the same day.
  • Easel, water colour paints, charcoal, pastille set available for those who feel inspired to paint or draw in the beautiful gardens.
  • Petanque. Boules available from reception.

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