The Cellars Hohenort

Constantia Valley, Cape Town

Nestled below the slopes of Table Mountain, in the heart of the Constantia Valley lies The Cellars Hohenort, a magnificent 5 star hotel. All 52 rooms and suites boast panoramic views of the iconic mountain or over the beautifully manicured gardens.

At a Glance

  • Only a 15-minute drive from the center of Cape Town

  • Despite being only 15 minutes from the city you feel as though you could be anywhere on the garden route!

  • Two award winning restaurants in the hotel grounds

  • Situated in the Constantia Valley on the breathtaking slopes of Table Mountain

  • Two large swimming pools, a tennis court and a chipping and putting golf green

  • Nine acres of beautiful gardens which, in 2010 were awarded the Relais & Châteaux Garden Award

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Wandering through the exquisite nine acre gardens at The Cellars Hohenort, you would never guess that you were only a 15-minute drive from Cape Town City Center. Liz McGrath has spent twenty years perfecting the gardens at The Cellars Hohenort and has perfectly captured the beauty of nature in her seasonally influenced gardens that are constantly changing. Guests are free to explore every nook and cranny of the exquisitely landscaped gardens and can wile away the afternoons reading a book in a quiet corner or tending to the herb gardens. There are also two large heated swimming pools, a tennis court and a small putting green for guests to use at their leisure.

There are two award winning restaurants and two unique bars situated at the hotel. The Greenhouse is run by world renowned chef Peter Templehoff, who perfectly combines South African ingredients and flavors with unique culinary flair. The Conservatory Restaurant is situated adjacent to the historic Cellars Hohenort cellar and with its friendly service and award-winning wine list it offers guests an exceptional every day dining experience. The Martini Bar is ideal for the evening and has a fantastic cocktail menu. Fern Bar, overlooking the gardens is perfect for afternoon tea or a quiet glass of wine in the evenings.

The accommodation at The Cellars Hohenort consists of 52 uniquely decorated rooms all of which are en-suite and have WiFi throughout. The rooms are all cool and airy in the summer and warm and cosy in the winter months.


The Cellars Hohenort offers guests a choice of 49 uniquely decorated rooms. There are the standard double rooms, all uniquely decorated with a choice of a private balcony, Peninsula views, False Bay views or views of the gardens. There are eight suites with a separate lounge area, a small kitchenette and the option of a private walled garden. The standard suites have spectacular views over the gardens and a separate lounge area. The Madiba Villa is a private luxury villa with a private driveway, pool and courtyard. There is an open plan sitting room with a fireplace and bar, two double bedrooms (three if needed). All of the bedrooms are en suite with spectacular views over the gardens, surrounding mountains or the Peninsula.

Premier Suite

The 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. 5 of these rooms can be made into a twin bed room or a double room.

Luxury Double with Veranda

The Luxury Double Veranda rooms boast Edwardian ambience and panoramic views of the Peninsula, False Bay or the surrounding mountains.


All 11 of the Suites are all individually decorated and the décor draws its inspiration from the beautiful garden. The Suites offer a spacious separate lounge area and a walk in closet. All of the suites are double beds but 8 of these can be made into twin rooms.


All can be a double or a twin room

Boasting tranquil views over the award-winning gardens, the Double Rooms open directly onto the gardens, while a selection of Rooms boast far-reaching garden vistas from their balconies. All of the rooms can be made up to be either double or twin beds.

Luxury Double

All of the luxury double rooms can be made into a double or a twin room. Boasting tranquil views over the award-winning gardens, the Double Rooms open directly onto the gardens, while a selection of rooms boast far-reaching garden vistas from their balconies. All of the rooms are very spacious and can be made up to be either double or twin beds.


Children of all ages are welcome at The Cellars - Hohenort and there are a whole host of activities to suit all ages.


The Cellars - Hohenort has nine acres of beautiful gardens which guests are welcome to explore. The gardens are regarded as one of the finest privately owned gardens in South Africa and in 2010 won the Relais & Chateaux Garden Award. There are two heated swimming pools at Hohenort and a tennis court. There are also two restaurants, The Greenhouse with world renowned chef Peter Tempelhoff, who playfully combines international techniques and styles with local ingredients and flavors which result in delicious, surprising dishes that leave a lasting impression and The Conservatory Restaurant offering a more traditional but equally exceptional dining experience.


The Cellars-Hohenort is ideally situated as a central point from which to experience the diversity of activities, including Cape Point, Robben Island, Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and the Constantia Valley Wine Route. A mere fifteen minute drive will take you to the center of the city and the V&A Waterfront. Guests can also enjoy a game of croquet, bowls or tennis all within the beautiful gardens and there are two large swimming pools for guests to use as well.

Location & Directions

Constantia Valley, Cape Town

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.

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