Zomerlust Gastehuis
Welcome to Zomerlust Gastehuis, a heritage site in the historic centre of Paarl at 193 Main Road. Zomerlust lies in the heart of Boland wine country surrounded by majestic mountains, rolling vineyards and wine estates, making it the ideal base from which to explore the neighboring towns of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Wellington as well as the rest of the Boland and the Western Cape.

Please note: Our restaurant is open Mondays to Saturdays (closed on Sundays).
- Breakfast 7am to 11am
- Light meals 11am to 9pm
- Dinner 6pm to 9pm

The guesthouse is within comfortable walking distance of numerous interesting buildings, shops and financial services in the centre of Paarl and is about 45 minutes’ drive from Cape Town and its international airport. Zomerlust property is a sustainable destination for the Kontrei traveler – the traveler looking for authentic sense of place experiences.

The ambience of Zomerlust Gastehuis is finely attuned to French Huguenot and Cape Dutch roots with the easy comfort of English country estate living. Zomerlust has been witness to a lavish lifestyle of people living and entertaining in the very best and most elegant manner. Today this unique guesthouse, beautifully restored to its former splendor, still reflects all these proud traditions.

What Zomerlust Gastehuis offers:
- 14 Double rooms – all en suite, furnished with selected period pieces, 10 rooms in the manor house and 4 rooms in the old stable (Die Stal)
- The Restaurant at Zomerlust offers a A la carte menu and traditional dishes. Also popular for group functions and weddings.
- Kontrei Traveller is our Tour Operator specializing in the wine country of the Western Cape. They operate in the Paarl and Wellington Wine Routes but include the districts of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek in their wine tasting tours. They can also assist with the following: Private Tours, Day Tours and Half day Tours, Car Hire, Transfers.
- The endemic and organic Garden with historical features from the De Villiers family is a place of tranquility for guests to interact with the seasonal dynamics of flora and fauna.
- Free Wireless Internet
- Private swimming pool
- Safe parking

Accommodation at Zomerlust Gastehuis:
The ambience created is finely attuned to French Huguenot and Cape Dutch roots with the easy comfort of English country estate living. Exquisite, finely crafted antiques and rich fabrics grace well appointed public rooms and the en suite bedrooms – all adding to your comfort and sense of every need. In the midst of all this tranquility you will find the original stables, called THE STAL. Full breakfast included in room rate.

Amenities in rooms:
- Coffee and tea making facilities
- Air – conditioning
- Television
- Small safe for valuables

- WiFi is available in public areas and bedrooms and is free of charge.
- Outdoor pool
- Sun terrace
- Library
- Free private parking is possible on site
- Room service
- 24-hour front desk
- Laundry
- Daily maid service
- Meeting/banquet facilities
- Bridal suite

Please note: Our restaurant is open Mondays to Saturdays (closed on Sundays)
- Breakfast 7am to 11am
- Light meals 11am to 9pm
- Dinner 6pm to 9pm

We specialize in slow cooking with care, for good food and good wine in a relaxed and casual atmosphere.

We offer a Black Board South African Style Menu which changes accordingly to seasonal availability of produce. Our dishes are done slowly, bringing out the flavors without complicating the dishes.

We have specials running each week for example Waterblommetjie Bredie, Farm Pies and fresh salads.

We have a cozy and relaxed atmosphere where the heritage of Paarl and the conservation of the gardens are important factors in our daily trading.

In winter we have a cozy Kaggel and in summer we have the peaceful quart yard where light meals and pizzas can be enjoyed.

The perfect venue for small functions, weddings, birthdays, high teas, breakfast or just for a family get together.
R840.00 pps

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Facilities & Services:

  • Babies
  • Children under 12 years
  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Babysitting Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Ironing Service
  • Limited Room Service
  • Special Meals on Request
  • Other
  • Conference facilities
  • Wine Tasting
  • Other
  • Wedding facilities
  • Team Building
  • Other
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Restaurant
  • Other
  • Library
  • Fax & Photocopy Machine
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Other
  • Garden
  • Parking (off-street - covered)
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa / Zulu
  • Other Language
  • Mini Golf
  • Hiking / Walking Trails
  • Communal Television
  • Swimming Pool
  • Communal Satellite TV
  • Other

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