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Middedorp Manor

Stellenbosch, South Africa

Set in a landscaped garden in the heart of Stellenbosch, Middedorp Manor is a charming boutique guesthouse. Within walking distance of the town and with many wineries close at hand, Middedorp Manor is the perfect base from which to explore the Winelands.

At a Glance

  • Just a few minutes' walk to Stellenbosch center for fantastic dining, arts and culture

  • Only a handful of guest suites for a quiet and peaceful stay

  • On the doorstep of South Africa's best wineries, Middedorp Manor is a great base for a tour of the Winelands

  • A beautiful mixture of antiques and contemporary art in this 100-year-old Victorian house

Couples, Food & wine, Honeymoon

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Middedorp Manor or take a look at our itineraries to The Winelands


Middedorp Manor is a 100-year-old Victorian guesthouse located in the center of Stellenbosch, a picturesque town with a reputation for good wine and a gateway to the Winelands. Close to Cape Town, Franschhoek and Paarl, Middedorp Manor is the perfect choice for those looking to explore the region. The house has beautiful landscaped gardens, a pool and just a handful of guest rooms, ensuring a stay here is private and secluded.

The well-appointed guest suites at Middedorp Manor are spacious and tastefully decorated in natural tones for a light and airy atmosphere. Each room is furnished with a stylish mixture of modern furnishings and Cape antiques, resulting in a pleasing blend of old and new in this period building. All suites also display the works of renowned contemporary South African artists. The suites are our preferred room category; each features a lounge area with additional space for guests to relax in, within the privacy of their own room, and provide all modern amenities.

Guests looking to relax can do so by the swimming pool, or alternatively in the cozy library with its book collection. The terrace is perfect for outdoor eating, providing fantastic views of the gardens and the nearby mountains. A short walk away, Stellenbosch has a host of great bar and dining options, including The Big Easy restaurant, owned by its namesake Ernie Els.


Each of Middedorp Manor's guest suites are spacious and comfortable, and decorated tastefully. There is WiFi in each room, as well as a 42-inch LCD television with DVD player. Suite bathrooms feature freestanding bathtubs, and provide specially-made Middedorp Manor bathroom amenities.


Enjoy breakfast in the comfortable breakfast room, or alternatively on the terrace in the sun. Other meals can be arranged on request. The pool, garden, library and terrace are all available for guests' use.

Location & Directions

Stellenbosch, South Africa

In the heart of the charming town of Stellenbosch, Middedorp Manor is close to many of the Cape Wineland's best wineries. Close to the town center, the house is within walking distance of many restaurants and shopping areas.

When to go

The Winelands are a wonderful year-round destination and enjoy a mild Mediterranean climate, somewhat like the South of France, which is what makes the area perfect for grape-growing. Summer is the reverse of the Northern hemisphere. The best season to visit is September to March when it is hot, sunny and dry. From April to August it cools down with some rain.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Middedorp Manor or take a look at our itineraries to The Winelands

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