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Excelsior Manor Guesthouse, in the heart of the Robertson Wine Valley, is a Cape Revival manor built during the ostrich feather boom of the early 1900s. Having been recently lovingly restored to its former glory, it offers quiet luxury and personal hospitality. Set in a mature and graceful garden, with shady trees and fragrant roses, the Manor has homely bedrooms, with en suite bathrooms, and exudes old world charm.

Generous home cooked breakfasts and delicious three course dinners are served in the traditional dining room or on the raised deck overlooking the swimming pool with a view over the vineyards to the Langeberg mountains.

Excelsior is a working wine farm which has been in the de Wet family for 5 generations since 1859.  Enjoy exploring the 250 hectare farm, cycling, bird watching, fishing in the dam and blending your ‘own creation’ wine.

Activities:

-  Die oude Markhuis
-  R62 Motor Museum
-  Robertson Art Gallery
-  Dassieshoek Nature Reserve
-  Klaas Voogs Game Reserve
-  Birds Paradise
-  Wine Tours

Rooms and Units Available:

The guesthouse offers nine luxury en-suite bedrooms.
Bed configuration: Twin beds or super king double
Bathroom: Shower
Equipped with:

Complimentary water and small bottle of Muskadel
Towels
Hairdryer
Tea & coffee
Bathrobe & slippers
En-suite bathroom
Wireless internet
Clock radio
Safe for valuables
International plugs

Double Room - Country Cousin

Country Cousin is a small, but comfortable budget-friendly room. It has a queen-size bed with an en-suite bathroom with a shower.  With a balcony.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Double Room - San Louis

San Louis is a classic room with a Queen bed configuration. It has an en-suite bathroom with a shower, as well as a small sunny lounge that overlooks the beautiful garden.  With a balcony.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Double/ Twin Room - Dancing Duel/ Allure

Allure and Dancing Duel are both standard luxury rooms with King or Twin bed configuration. They have en-suite bathrooms with showers and lead out onto the back terrace which offers stunning views over the vineyards.  Allure is our wheelchair friendly room.

Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

Double/Twin bedroom - Agricola/ Hussein

Agricola and Hussein are classic rooms with a Super King or twin bed configuration. They have en-suite bathrooms with showers, and have beautiful views over the front garden.  With a balcony.

Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

Double/Twin room - Evanthius/ Gondolier

Evanthuis and Gondolier are standard luxury rooms equipped with a Super King size bed or twin beds, and have en-suite bathrooms with shower and slipper bath.  With a balcony.

Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

Luxury Double Room - Octavius

Octavius is our largest room, consisting of a super king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower and slipper bath. It leads out onto a veranda that looks over the front garden. With a balcony.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Honeymoon Couples
Special Meals on Request
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Wine Tasting
Dining room
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Fireplace on the Premises
Garden
Internet Access
Wi-Fi
Afrikaans
English
Other Language
Hiking / Walking Trails
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

-  If cancelling 7 days before arrival, forfeit 100% of the deposit.
-  If cancelling 14 days before arrival, forfeit 75% of the deposit.
-  If cancelling 21 days before arrival, forfeit 50% of the deposit.
-  If cancelling 28 days before arrival, forfeit 25% of the deposit.

Latest Reviews

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Excelsior Manor Guesthouse. The position and terrain of the estate is good for exploring and experiencing not only the surrounding area but also the estate itself. The honeymoon suite was a treat - well appointed and airy. The Manor House and the gardens were beautiful but the best part was the level of service from Carin and her staff. She went out of her way to make our stay a very enjoyable experience. Thank you!
Vanessa Colby Jan 2012

Directions:

From Cape Town:
Take the N1 to Worcester. Turn into Worcester and follow sign posting to Robertson. Pass through Robertson and continue past circle. About 10 km beyond the circle, there will be a right turn to Bonnievale- turn right here. Once across the railway line continue for another 2 km (you will pass a school and cottages on your left), just beyond this turn left into Excelsior.

From Swellendam (N2):
From N2 at Swellendam turn Left at the Ashton turn off. Pass through Ashton, about 7 km outside of Ashton you will see a left turn to Bonnievale- turn left here. Once across the railway line continue for another 2 km (you will pass a school and cottages on your left), just beyond this turn left into Excelsior.


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  • Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast and Guesthouse
  • Sleeps: 18
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM