Constantia Valley, Cape Town, South Africa
Only a 20-minute drive from Cape Town city center, located in the heart of the Constantia Valley, on one of the areas oldest farms is the Steenberg Hotel. Ideal for keen golfers and those after a quiet, out of town retreat in an idyllic setting.
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Steenberg Hotel, surrounded by stunning views of the Steenberg Mountains and out over False Bay, dates back to 1682. The entire structure has been restored beautifully with modern touches incorporated to meet guests high expectations, yet it maintains its seventeenth century style, to offer an experience that is now rare to come by.
Steenberg Hotel is made up of three main buildings, which all surround central gardens and grounds, immaculately maintained with pristine flowerbeds and a backdrop of perfectly cultivated vines that stretch into the distance. Amongst these grounds you will find the swimming pool, cleverly designed to feel hidden away and secluded.
Steenberg Hotel offers a wealth of things to do from playing on the exclusive and private 18 hole Steenberg Golf Course, for which guests of the hotel receive priority bookings, visiting their extensive spa or heading into the vineyards for some fine wine tasting before enjoying a delicious meal in one of their highly acclaimed restaurants: Catharina's, Bistro Sixteen 82 or Gorgeous by Graham Beck.
Catharina's is their classic restaurant which offers a fine dining experience and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Alternatively head to Bistro Sixteen 82 for an interactive wine and food experience in their modern cellar door restaurant, with outdoor terrace seating area where you can have breakfast, lunch or something from their tapas menu. The chef has created a raw bar with counter seating for those after something different and healthy. Gorgeous by Graham Beck is a brand-exclusive bubbly bar, which is the first of its kind in South Africa. Here you can enjoy these wines/champagne accompanied by delicious canapes.
Steenberg Hotel, only a 20-minute drive from the center of Cape Town means you can base yourself here whilst spending the days exploring the city's incredible sights and activities, from heading up Table Mountain to trying some of the worlds best restaurants.
Steenberg Hotel has 21 en-suite rooms which vary in category and include Standard Luxury Rooms, Superior Luxury Rooms, Premier Rooms, Family Rooms and Suites. Each room comes with a safe, mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities, bathrobes, complimentary Wi-Fi, satellite TV and air conditioning.
There are also three Heritage Suites which are more like cottages as they are all extremely spacious with their own lounge and kitchen and guests are looked after by their own private butler. The suites vary in size and style and one suite has its own swimming pool.
Facilities at the hotel include a swimming pool, a luxurious spa, two restaurants, a champagne bar, an 18 hole championship golf course and wine-tasting and tours on their own vineyard. You therefore need not step out of the hotel for entertainment if you would like a relaxing stay.
Activities at Steenberg Hotel include playing golf on their 18 hole championship golf course, wine tasting, vineyard tours, visiting the spa, bird watching, walking through the surrounding countryside and exploring the city of Cape Town, which is only a twenty minute drive away.
Location & Directions
Constantia Valley, Cape Town, South Africa
Situated on Steenberg – the Cape’s oldest farm – in the beautiful Constantia Winelands. Steenberg Hotel is a mere 20-minute drive from the bustling heart of the Cape Town. Access from Cape Town is via the M3 highway or directly from the airport via the N2.
When to go
Year-round destination. The summers are generally warm and dry, while winters tend to be wet and cool, the rains brought on by fierce north westerly gales. Neither season experiences extremes of temperature, thanks to prevailing winds. Summer (Nov-Mar) is the hottest with temperatures 20-40°C. Mid season (Apr, May, Sep, Oct) temps between 10-30°C. Winter (from June- Aug) is the low season with temps 0-25°C.