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De Leeuwenhof Estate, Sonstraal Road, 7646 Paarl, South Africa – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9/10! (score from 128 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at De Leeuwenhof Estate.
We are Daan and Yvonne and we run De Leeuwenhof Guesthouse in Paarl since 2004 as we came as new immigrants with our children from the Netherlands into South Africa. We have restored the Cape Dutch farm est. 1698 into its former glory and like to share the historic atmosphere and beauty, created in the past by our European ancestors. We try to create an uncomplicated atmosphere in the guesthouse, where guests and friends can feel at ease far away from home and enjoy our 4-star rated offerings.
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BBQ Facilities, Outdoor Pool, Grounds, Terrace, Sun Deck
Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Breakfast in the Room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Packed Lunches, Car Rental, Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, Concierge Service, Private Check-in/Check-out, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Fax/Photocopying
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Heating, Air Conditioning
Dutch, English, German
Paarl mall (3.1 miles)
Noop restaurant (3.1 miles) terra Mare restaurant (3.1 miles)
paarl mountain reserve (3.1 miles)
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 2 years is charged ZAR 200 per person per night in a crib.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 128 reviews
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Score from 130 reviews Very good
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Nwanedi Wine & Country Manor offers luxurious décor and spacious country-style accommodation. The estate is a working farm set in the Berg River valley offering views of the Drakenstein mountains.
Score from 129 reviews Wonderful
Very friendly and helpful hosts.
Super friendly owners who make your stay a great time
The Dinners which we have gotten during our stay were all fantastic. A really nice family place.
The personal attention by our hosts Daan, Stefan, Tessa and Yvonne! For diner don't go out, be smart and have it at the Leeuwenhof!
Not particularly friendly owners but Receptionist was efficient and pleasant
Wonderful place, a gem with excellent food
A huge Dankie to Daan and his family. It was a great stay. Excellent atmosphere, especially at the camp fire at night.
Would have liked to be able to get a drink later in the evening.
Convenient for all wine area. Very helpful hosts. Good standard evening meal.
Please offer a additional Buffet around the breakfast.
Very good hospetality
It was all around great and super nice staff. I am sure we will be back.
Restaurant was very good with remarkably good food. Owner was very helpful and a great character. Location good for arrival stay (50min from airport). Cottage suites had all you need inc kitchen. Location near a Township and some disturbance with dogs barking during night, otherwise would not have known.
Nothing to dislike!
We loved the layout of the rooms and parking directly outside the rooms (not far to carry the cases!) The rooms had a lovely private terrace right outside the rooms which was lovely to sit with each other after a busy day! The beds were really comfy! The breakfast was superb and served in such a lovely setting! Really friendly place to stay! My partner and I really enjoyed our stay!
Lovely swimming pool. Very good dinners served outdoors by the pool.
More fresh fruit
100% Loved the firepit
The bed was made up of two singles which put a dampener on Valentine's
The restuarant and the General ambiance of the place was excellent.
This is a family run guest house and the whole family go the extra mile! They will listen and help when they can. The Sunday braai is a must! With karon lamb chops to start nogal! The owners may be of Dutch origin but they do us South Africans proud! Kudos to Daan and his family!!!!!
There was nothing that we didn't like
The family running the guest house are warm and friendly and made us feel very welcome. There was nothing to fault.
Although we only stayed one night we enjoyed every moment. We were just in time to join the wine tasting at Olsen Winery. Thanks Daan and Arrie! Dinner was also very special! A great stay with a very special family.
we did not have mor time to stay
me ,wifey ,7years and 3 years doughters .it was my famiily first time in South Africa and initialy did not want to leave cape town ( concearn about safety), but after they visit to paarl and stay in the hotel ,they change mind and next time maybe we will start with Paarl in the same hotel than do the cape town. the hotel owners and managment are very frindly and they will go out of ther way to help .it is the place to really relax and detox(from the office ). we did not eat at the hotel (except for beakfast which was nice) but there are alot of choises in paarl for food
> not much though a second choice a dinner would be nice
> friendly helpful staff > interesting, well maintained facilities > the "experience"
Cannot think of a thing!
What a warm, friendly family! Tessa and Daan met us and showed us around. Tessa took it upon herself to book us a table for dinner that night on their beautiful terrace, we appreciated that as we had attended Evita's show in Darling and then, driven to Wellington , Paarl and finally, to the hotel....so, we did NOT want to get in the car again! Dinner was spectacular! And graciously looked after by Stefan, the son! The next morning we were greeted by Yvonne, the mother! We recommend this hotel HIGHLY!
Our 2 nights at De Leeuwenhof Estate was a most enjoyable and memorable experience. The peace and tranquility of this family-run estate is complimented by exceptional service provided by the family and staff. The dinners were thoroughly enjoyed around a wood-fire while engaging with international and local guests and the family. Breakfast was scenic around the poolside in the early-morning sun. A visit to the nearby Butterfly World, Lion Park and Nederburg Wine Estate, rounded up a perfect holiday. Thank you Daan, Yvonne, Stephan and Tess for a wonderful holiday.
This gorgeous family run hotel is set perfectly among the vineyards of Paarl in the wine country, just a short drive from Cape Town Airport. Daan, Yvonne, Tessa and Stephan, welcomed us as if we were family upon our arrival. Tessa showed us to our lovely rustic room opening onto the garden courtyard and introduced us to the dogs on the way. Dinner was one of the best we have had in S Africa, a lovely salmon and avo salad with a succulent steak to follow, and breakfast provided the freshest of fruits and usual fair. The morning we left Daan took us on a short tour. I would return again and again to this incredible place, made truly unique by the people who run it. A memorable experience.
very friendly owners and staff!! We love the garden and the kitchen
A little hard to locate but worth it
A great hide. Family run B and B , excellent service and facilities. Amazing evening meals and very accommodating staff where nothing is a problem. Brilliant location just outside Paarl. If your in the area it's a must
Bedroom very dark needs modernising.
Very welcoming and helpful
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