Klapmuts Road, 7670 Simondium, South Africa

There are great hotels… and then there is Babylonstoren. A historic Cape Dutch farm dating back to 1692, this luxury hotel and its stunning gardens stretch over 8 acres of land to provide you with a small slice of South African heaven. If you want to experience true relaxation while immersing yourself in nature and enjoying gourmet cuisine, Babylonstoren is the place for you. Discover the wonders of Cape Town and the South African coast while staying in a relaxing and friendly environment that will leave you feeling both nostalgic and refreshed.

The Rooms

Babylonstoren has several
beautiful suites and cottages scattered throughout the farm. From furniture by design brands such as Kartell and Philippe Starck to open fireplaces, luxury bathroom products and private kitchen area that are housed in a contemporary glass cube, you will be surrounded by all the creature comforts you could possibly need. You can also rent the 'owners house' which dates dates back to 1777 and has five bedrooms.


With a garden full of fresh produce (fruit, vegetables, berries, ducks and chickens) and two excellent restaurants to satisfy your taste buds, Babylonsoren is a mecca for food lovers. Breakfast (which is included in your stay) features just-blended juices, home-made bread and farm honey from their own bees, as well as several delicious cooked options.

For lunch, the Greenhouse serves light dishes using local and home-grown ingredients. Sit amongst the plants under the restaurant’s exquisite glass and steel structure for a refreshing drink and tasty snack. Dinner is best enjoyed at Babel, the edgy environment and farm-to-fork philosophy are a winning combination where chefs strive to create tasty yet often unconventional combinations.


With so much to discover, you won’t be bored at Babylonstoren. Pitch in with the gardening or do a spot of bird watching then take in a wine cellar tour. Paddle a canoe in the dam or take the mountain bikes out to explore. After a long day why not relax in the spa or hammam before curling up in front of the fire with a good book and a glass of Babylonstoren wine!