Stay + Play in Stellenbosch: Hotel + Restaurant Specials


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With heritage architecture, world-acclaimed wine farms, superb restaurants, a vibrant museum and gallery circuit, cool boutiques and even hiking trails, it’s no wonder the City of Oaks continues to lure discerning travellers, adventure seekers and lovers of the good life back to its lair long after their first seduction.

So we were thrilled that Visit Stellenbosch (the official Stellenbosch tourism and information centre) has brought back Stay & Play Stellenbosch this winter. They’ve collected together all the Stellies winter specials in accommodation, restaurants and wine in one place, making it easy to plan your stay, and added a host of one-off happenings to the mix.

Stay in Stellenbosch

Stay and Play Stellenbosch Zorgvliet
Zorgvliet Country Lodge

Immerse yourselves in the charm of this historic university town with a diverse offering of accommodation specials, many of which include dinners and extra treats, such as spa treatments and wine tastings. These are just a few of the hotels, guesthouses and B&Bs to choose from:

  • Baruch Guest House
  • Bonne Esperance Guest House
  • Clos Malverne Wine Estate
  • Jordan Wine Estate
  • The Stellenbosch Hotel
  • Zorgvliet Country Lodge

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Play in Stellenbosch

Stay and Play Stellenbosch Spier Winter Picnic

As well as the traditional Stellies winter activities of wine-bar hopping, cosying up by a roaring fire and exploring the historic oak-tree-lined town centre, you can get out on the MTB trails, hike through the nature reserves where waterfalls will be in full spate, or take guided walking food, art or history tours. There are a plethora of extra events happening too, including culinary masterclasses and winemakers dinners. Here are a few to look out for:

  • South African brandy masterclass at Lanzerac with Shane Mumba, including dinner.
  • Winter picnics at Spier
  • Winter flash food and slow wine pairing at Neethlingshof

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Stellenbucks is back

Stay and Play Stellenbosch Restaurant

As if you needed an excuse to explore Stellenbosch’s many fab eateries (including a whole raft of exciting new spots that have opened since you last visited), the Stellenbucks rewards scheme is back for another whirl around. Dine at any of the participating restaurants before the end of August and you get 30% of the bill back as a Snapscan voucher to spend in any of the other participating restaurants before 30 September 2023.

See you in Stellies!

Address Visit Stellenbosch, 47 Church Street, Stellenbosch
Contact 021 886 4310,

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Time of publication: 08 August 2023