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Farm hotel - South Africa



  • Antique 5-star farm hotel set in beautiful the Cape Winelands

  • Homegrown products from the in-house garden

  • Romantic chalets & suites with an outdoor pool, garden & spa area

  • Enjoy fine wine tasting in front of the Drakenstein Mountains backdrop

  • Wedding ceremonies and packages are available here

    Your wedding at Babylonstoren
    - Add various wedding ceremonies
    - Wedding ceremonies take place in the beautiful garden of the hotel, amidst the beautiful nature
    - Up to 100 wedding guests can attend and be accommodated.

    Please get in touch with us to make your dream wedding in South Africa an unforgettable experience.


Spend the next few days on an antique farm in the middle of the Cape wine country, immersed in nature and peaceful surroundings. The romantic vineyards will spoil you with excellent cuisine made from homegrown products and traditional spa treatments.

This stunning oasis in the Drakenstein Valley welcomes you to its charming farm hotel for relaxing days treating your well-being.



  1. South Africa
  2. Western Cape

The 1690 Babylonstoren is an elegant Cape Dutch farm hotel set on 500 acres of grounds in the Drakenstein Valley. Between Franschhoek and Paarl in the heart of the Cape Wine Country, the three-hectare garden boasts over 300 types of plants, numerous types of fruit and vegetables, ducks, and chickens.

Cape Town is approximately 60 kilometers away, and Cape Town International Airport is about 45 minutes away.

Unwind at the spacious outdoor pool and relax on the beautiful sun terrace. The beautiful garden invites you to stroll and explore — learn about the local flora as you walk through the three kilometers of garden paths, or join the attentive staff as they harvest, prune, and pick the plants and fruit.

Visit the nearby lake and explore the wine country’s beauties on a walk, bike ride, or canoe tour.

The twelve chalets and suites boast a 17th and 18th century Cape Dutch farm style, with underfloor heating, thick stone walls, and a private outdoor area overlooking the wine farm garden.

In the chalets and suites, you will also find a spacious seating area, a television, a telephone, a CD player, WiFi, air conditioning, a minibar, a safe, and a coffee/tea maker. The romantic decorations perfectly round off the feel-good atmosphere.

Farmhouse Suite —One king bed and walk-in closets. On the shelves, you will find a wide range of books. Maximum 2 adults.

One-Bedroom Suite — approx. 104 m² with a living room. Maximum 2 adults.

Two-Bedroom Suite — approx. 115 m² with a view of the garden and two bedrooms, a living room, and a kitchen. Maximum 4 adults or 2 adults & 2 children.

One Bedroom Cottage with Kitchen — approx. 104 m² with garden views, a living room, and a kitchen. Maximum 2 adults.

At the charming restaurants of Babylonstoren, the culinary dining experience focuses on using home-grown products.

Babel offers dishes that vary with the seasonal produce. From Wednesday to Sunday, you can order delicious lunchtime dishes, and between Friday and Sunday, regional dinner awaits you. Dine in the glass-enclosed restaurant or the courtyard with a view of the Drakenstein Mountains.

Start the day with a tasty breakfast and look forward to local fruits, freshly squeezed juices, homemade muesli, various yogurts, eggs, and ham.

You can also visit the farm’s wine cellar for fine wine tasting, a wheat store, a clock tower, a poultry yard, and a dovecote.

The quaint spa area invites you to relax. Detox your body with traditional water rituals and a honey-salt cleanse.

Guests also have access to the in-house sauna, indoor pool, steam bath, traditional hammam, and fitness room.

  • You can find information about the current COVID-19 hygiene protocols and hygiene standards on the accommodation’s website and on the premises.

Closest city: Paarl

Closest airport: Cape Town International Airport

Number of rooms: 12

Included in the overnight price

  • 1 night including breakfast in a Farmhouse Suite

Our recommendation

  • 7 nights including breakfast in a Farmhouse Suite

Not included

  • International flights

  • Transfers

  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the scope of services

  • Personal expenses, such as minibar and tips

  • Travel insurance

  • Possible PCR test, if still required

  • Visa, entry, and/or exit fees, if required


  • Check-in from 14:00 / check-out by 12:00

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