The Cellars-Hohenort (Constantia, Cape Town)

The Cellars-Hohenort Vineyard

The 5-star Cellars-Hohenort Hotel & Spa, rests on the breathtaking slopes of Table Mountain and is located in “Cape Town’s Vineyard”; the historical Constantia Valley. It shares its home with some of South Africa’s most historically significant wine estates. And is a short 15-20 minute drive from Cape Town‘s city center and the V&A Waterfront. This central location allows this hotel to offer a number of activities for their guests. From action-packed mountain activities to leisurely walks connecting the local wine farms. Or any of the other activities offered in the Mother City.

The nine-acre garden at The Cellars-Hohenort features an enchanted forest, a vineyard, secret doorways, a rose garden.  And so much more. Regular garden tours are conducted for guests. Uncovering the magic of one of the world’s most beautiful privately owned gardens. Guests may also delight in spotting the varied fauna of the gardens, such as the resident porcupine and duck family. The three Cape Dwarf Chameleon colonies feel rather at home at the tennis court area. While cheeky squirrels can be seen whizzing up ancient camphor trees. Bird watchers are likely to catch glimpses of the Cinnamon Dove, Cape White-eye, Lemon Dove, African Paradise-Flycatcher, Forest Canary; and many other bird species.

The Cellars-Hohenort is part of The Liz McGrath Collection. Sister properties are The Marine in Hermanus and The Plettenberg in Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route.

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Picnics in the gardens are a big hit at The Cellars-Hohenort.

Table Mountain picnic
Picnics in the gardens of The Cellars-Hohenort

The Cellars-Hohenort Accommodation

The 51 x beautiful guest rooms and suites at this proud member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World and Traveler Made; provide breathtaking views of South Africa’s iconic Table Mountain range and the property’s stunning nine acres of beautifully maintained grounds.

Room Types ↓

Double Room and Luxury Double Rooms

These are the entry-level room categories and offer either vistas over the Cape Peninsula from the Hohenort building. Or; sprawling views over the incredible gardens from the Cellars Main House. Double rooms in the Main House are more contemporary in design. While the rooms in the Hohenort building will suit those guests who prefer a more traditional Edwardian style. Choose which suits you best. Rooms range between 27 – 45m² and sleep up to two people.

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Double room

Luxury Doubles with Verandah

The Luxury Double with Verandah Rooms are located in the historic 100 year old Hohenort Manor House. They showcase Edwardian ambiance and panoramic vistas of the Cape Peninsula, False Bay, or the surrounding mountains. They also offer guests a large private balcony. The perfect romantic spot to experience the exceptional range of views on offer. The Luxury Double with Verandah Rooms are all individually decorated with the trademark Cellars-Hohenort style. These rooms are 46m² in size and sleep up to two people.

The Cellars-Hohenort Accommodation
Luxury double room with verandah


In true Cellars-Hohenort style, the Suites are all individually and tastefully decorated with a unique twist. All décor draws its inspiration from the beautiful garden surroundings. The Suites offer a spacious separate lounge area, a walk-in closet, and a mini-bar. These rooms range in size from 41 – 75m² and sleep up to two people.

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Premier Suites

The 8 x individually decorated Premier Suites range in décor and design, from the traditional to the contemporary. Each Premier Suite is superbly spacious which makes them ideal for guests looking for a little extra room. Select either a one-level or split-level Premier Suite and enjoy a private walled garden or magnificent garden views. Both styles of Premier Suite boast a separate lounge, a basic kitchen area, a beautifully appointed bedroom, and a sensational en-suite bathroom. These suites range from 62-77m² in size and sleep up to two people.

Premier Suite

Madiba Villa

The Madiba Villa is a gorgeous double story Cape-style private Villa situated in the beautiful Cellars-Hohenort gardens. It is named after former South African president Nelson Mandela. A selection of fascinating books; about Nelson Mandela’s life; make sure that it is so much more than just a Villa. It is a part of South African history.

With its own driveway leading up to its entrance, a private courtyard, and a heated swimming pool, this Villa offers guests a luxurious home away from home. It boasts a large open-plan sitting and dining room with a fireplace, built-in bar, service kitchen, and two or if need be; three double en-suite bedrooms. Therefore; it is a great option for families or friends traveling together. The perfect hideaway for guests seeking complete privacy. Each bedroom features an en-suite bathroom and walk-in cupboards. The villa is fully air-conditioned with underfloor heating to ensure maximum comfort for guests at all times. The Madiba Villa is 264m2 in size.

Cape Town luxury Villa with private pool
Madiba Villa private pool
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Madiba Villa accommodation

Two-bedroom Liz McGrath Villa

The self-contained double-story villa is a wonderful base for families or small groups. As well as VIP guests seeking complete privacy. The villa is adjacent to the fragrant herb garden. A large private courtyard leads out from the lounge and dining room that seats up to six guests. The villa features two spacious bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. It shares a private enclosed foyer with one of the Premier Suites – which can be used as an additional accommodation option. The wood-paneled, fully-equipped kitchen and a separate lounge with a fireplace and its own entrance from the foyer make the villa perfect for entertaining.

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Two-Bedroom Liz McGrath Villa

Amenities in all the rooms include:
A welcome bottle of wine
Slippers and bathroom amenities
Romantic turndowns, with sparkling wine, for honeymooners
Tea and coffee-making facilities in the room
Complimentary Wi-Fi
A bottle of filtered water at turndown
Hot water bottles placed in beds at turndown in winter
A complimentary newspaper.

Hotel Facilities

The hotel has a ‘Fresh Wellness Spa’, two heated pools, a gym, a tennis court, a hair salon, and a boutique shop; to ensure you have the best holiday. Croquet and Pétanque (French garden bowling) sets are available at reception. Guests can enjoy a leisurely game on the picnic lawns. Luxury accommodations abound, culinary excursions are designed, and memorable moments shine through. This provides discerning guests with an experience beyond their expectations.

With its views of Table Mountain, world-class facilities, and delectable cuisine; The Cellars-Hohenort is an ideal venue for a special event. Not to forget, the diverse selection of luxury rooms set in glorious surroundings. Whether you’re contemplating the perfect setting to swap vows with the love of your life. Or, require a one-of-a-kind venue where you can host an extraordinary corporate function, look no further than The Cellars-Hohenort.

Nearby Activities

Things to Do ↓

Being on the slopes of Table Mountain, means you have easy access to either use the cable car. Or for the adventurous; hike up the mountain. A short drive from The Cellars-Hohenort is the acclaimed Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. With its treetop canopy walkway, affectionately named The Boomslang or tree snake.

The Table Mountain National Park stretches all the way to Cape Point, on the edge of the peninsula. Journey here for staggering seaside cliffs, pristine mountain walks, and white sand beaches. Not to be missed is Boulders Beach, where beach-goers share the sand with endangered African penguins. The penguins can also be viewed in the protected areas via a boardwalk.

Boulders Beach Penguins
Boulders Beach Penguins

With its spectacular scenery, the Western Cape is a paradise for cyclists and as such hosts a number of cycling events throughout the year. There are also incredible routes for mountain bikers. Long-distance runners are spoiled for choice, too. With beautiful trails and official marathons, including the Two Oceans, which has been dubbed the “most beautiful marathon in the world”.

Adventure-seekers can take to the sky by paragliding off Signal Hill, abseil from the top of Table Mountain, skydive on the West Coast, and so much more. Such as; plunging into the ocean depths for shark-cage diving, or jumping over meter-high waves while kite-surfing.

Useful distances:
Constantia wine farms – 2/7km (5 min)
V&A Waterfront – 16km (20 min)
Cape Town City Centre – 15km (20 min)
Hout Bay Beach – 12km (17 min)
Table Mountain – 21km (25 min)
Cape Town International Airport – 23km (25 min)
Stellenbosch – 55km (50 min)
Cape Point – 52km (65 min)

Cape Town and Cape Winelands Golf

A wonderful way to enjoy Cape Town’s natural beauty is to spend a day teeing off on one of the many beautiful golf courses. In fact, 10 of the Top 100 South African Golf courses are within 80km of the hotel. Herewith are golf courses that are nearby to Cellars-Hohenort Hotel:
Royal Cape – 6.5km
Steenberg – 9.9km
Westlake – 11km
King David – 12.5km
Clovelly – 21.5km
Milnerton – 22.5km
Atlantic Beach – 40.8km
Erinvale – 56km
De Zalze – 57km
Pearl Valley – 78km

The Cellars-Hohenort Culinary Delights

At The Conservatory, guests may expect an eclectic, light, and abundant menu, featuring uncomplicated yet perfectly executed food. Served in the most idyllic garden setting. The Conservatory is the perfect place to enjoy high tea and is of course; another favorite with friends and loved ones.

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High tea
South Africa Cusine Tour
The Conservatory Restaurant serves gourmet food

Just off the reception area within the Cellars building, The Martini Bar is an elegant space suited for both high tea occasions and sophisticated evening drinks. The Martini Bar’s bartenders will mix the venue’s namesake to perfection for even the most discerning of guests.

Cape Town Goumet Cusine
Fresh ingredients straight from the garden at The Cellars-Hohenort

The Cellars-Hohenort Accommodation Rates Per Room Per Night

January and February 2024March 2024April until September 20241st October until 19th December 202420th December until 31st December 2024*
DoubleR 8 748R 7 190R 6 080R 7 190R 8 748
Luxury DoubleR 11 362R 9 933R 8 093R 9 933R 11 362
Luxury Double with VerandahR 13 284R 11 613R 9 058R 11 613R 13 284
SuiteR 15 606R 13 648R 10 595R 13 648R 15 606
Premier SuiteR 17 798R 15 534R 13 107R 15 534R 17 798
The Madiba Villa (2 Bedrooms)R 33 334R 29 103R 26 479R 29 103R 33 334
Two-bedroom Liz McGrath Villa
The Madiba Villa (3 Bedrooms)R 38 945R 34 026R 32 113R 34 026R 38 945

All rates are quoted in South African Rand. These rates are per room per night inclusive of Breakfast, complimentary mini-bar, and VAT. They exclude Tourism Levy (currently charged at R40 per room per night). The rates also include daily scheduled transfers to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Kirstenbosch, and Constantia Village.

The Cellars-Hohenort Accommodation Special Offers

Pay 3, Stay 4 – valid from 1st March 2024 until 15th December 2024*

Stay 3 Pay 2 – valid from 1st April until 30th September 2024 and 1st – 15th December 2024*

Stay 7 Pay 5 at any combination of The Collection’s properties which are The Cellars-Hohenort, The Marine, and The Plettenberg. At one of these hotels or a combination of these 3 magnificent properties.
Valid from 1st March 2024 until 19th December 2024*

*All offers exclude the Easter weekend.

Vineyards, Views & The Big Five Package

An amazing 12-night safari and beach journey, The Vineyards, Views, and The Big Five Package! This South Africa vacation offers guests vineyards, views, and the Big Five all-in-one itinerary. You’ll be staying at The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel & Spa in Cape Town, The Marine in Hermanus, The Plettenberg on the Garden Route, and one of Shamwari lodges. These include:
Long Lee Manor
Sarili Private Lodge
Riverdene Family Lodge
Eagles Crag

We also offer weddings at The Cellars-Hohenort – packages to follow soon.

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The Cellars-Hohenort (Constantia, Cape Town)
The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel & Spa
93 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia
Cape Town South Africa

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