Set in the heart of a 155-hectare wine estate on the outskirts of picturesque Stellenbosch, the 300 year old, historic Lanzerac Hotel ranks the most exclusive establishments of its kind.

Situated 30 minutes from Cape Town International Airport and 55 minutes away from Cape Town’s city centre, The Lanzerac Hotel is ideally positioned to explore the famous wine estates of the Western Cape, while quality craft and antique shops, art galleries, museums and restaurants are conveniently located just minutes away.

3 dining areas and room service ensure guests enjoy the freedom to choose the dining style that appeals most. Guests end their evenings by indulgining in a choice of champagne, coffees, liqueurs, cognacs and cigars served in either the elegant Craven Lounge amidst genuine antiques or the sophisticated and chic Esquire Cigar Bar.

In addition to outstanding sightseeing opportunities, guests are offered the use of 3 outdoor pools, nearby golfing, hiking and mountain biking, cellar tours, wine tasting, plus the chance to purchase wine directly from The Lanzerac Estate.

48 luxurious en-suite bedrooms and suites help maintain an air of intimacy. Every room offers a private bath and separate shower, international direct dial telephone, electronic safe, mini-bar, selected DSTV channels and air-conditioning. Classic décor and genuine antiques perfectly complement the authentic Cape Dutch architecture. Most room open out onto a private patio boasting views over vineyards to the majestic Helderberg.

Other Facilities Include:

  • Spa & Wellness Center with indoor heated pool, jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, Rasoul Chamber
  • Professional Training Studio
  • Transfers
  • Tours
  • Baby-sitting
  • Doctor on call 24 hours a day
  • Cellar Tours twice a day
  • Wine Tasting daily
  • Esquire Cigar & Whiskey Lounge
  • Craven Lounge with Fireplace
  • Location

The hotel is situated in the centre of the famous South African wine producing areas of Stellenbosch, Paarl, Franschhoek and Somerset West, and very close to numerous golf courses and the beaches of the Strand, Gordans Bay and Cape Town. (from 20 – 70 minutes.)


48 Rooms all en suite. All rooms are individually decorated and feature a private patio overlooking the vineyards or sculpted gardens. Standard facilities in all rooms include:

  • Tea & coffee station
  • Under floor heating
  • Heated towel rail
  • Personally controlled air conditioning
  • Hair dryers
  • Electronic safes
  • Private baths
  • Separate shower
  • Mini bar
  • DSTV satellite television
  • International direct dial telephone
  • Electronic razor plug (110/220 volt)
  • International plug points.
  • A turn down service is carried out in the evenings.

Special Services

Complimentary welcome drink on arrival, honeymooners recieve a bottle of sparkling wine and a romantic turndown, a shuttle service to the town of Stellenbosch is available.

Governors Hall

Led by our new chef Stephen Fraser, who has brought a new creative energy to the restaurant. With the aim to stay ahead of global trends and to deliver a unique combination of mouth watering dishes our new Menu is not to be missed.

The Esquire Whiskey Bar & Cigar Lounge is refreshingly different. Esquire caters for both young and the young at heart and is the ideal place to come unwind after a hard days work. Esquire offers a wide variety of exotic snacks and even an imposing wood cupboard in which you can safely store your bottle of Jonny Walker Whiskey until your next visit. Open from 17h00 until late.

Room Service

Room service is available 24 hours a day featuring a compact and tasty menu. Guests may request meals from room service menu. Selective menu available between 22:00 and 07:00

Wellness has become a way of life and here at the Lanzerac Spa, we pride ourselves on being able to create an unforgettable experience and not just another day at a spa. We pay attention to all aspects of personal well-being in a holistic manner and believe in one-on-one therapeutic procedures, interaction and client care.

Day Spa Menu

A special day spa treatment menu is available upon request for clients not staying over at the hotel. This excludes the use of spa facilities which are available at a daily surcharge to day spa clients.

“Simply Skin” – Rejuvenating Skin Clinic

Please note that we also have a Skin Clinic “Simply Skin” which provides the following benefits:

Facials, peels, Microdermabrasion and other aethetic products.

Please ask for our “Simply Skin” treatment menu if you would like to find out more.

We Offer:

  • 8 Theraphy rooms
  • Fully equipped personal fitness studio
  • Juice Bar
  • Ladies & Mens Saunas
  • Ladies & Mens Steam Rooms
  • Indoor Heated Swimming Pool
  • Heated Indorr Jacuzzi
  • TheraVine Body & Face Treatments
  • Stone Theraphy
  • Theranaka Body Treatments
  • Hydrotheraphy
  • Lanzerac Spa signature treatments
  • Spafari and VinAqua packages
  • Rejuvenating Skin Care Clinic