This historic Cape Dutch farm has been elegantly renovated and features a garden full of fresh produce used in the restaurant. Babylonstoren also contains a spa with a massage service and Turkish bath. Each of the air-conditioned apartments retains historic details, such as wooden farm doors, fireplaces and thick stone walls. They are also equipped with modern kitchens, designer bathrooms and cable TVs. Free WiFi is provided. A fresh breakfast is provided daily and guests can order a packed lunch to explore the area on a bike, borrowed for free from Babylonstoren. The property also offers tea rituals, available via reservation at a surcharge. There is an indoor pool as well as an outside pool featuring a sun terrace with views of the mountains. Babylonstoren offers free private parking and a shuttle services can be arranged at a surcharge upon request. Cape Town International Airport is 50 km away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
2 extra-large double beds
or
2 single beds
and
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
and
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 1:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 2:
2 single beds
Bedroom 3:
2 single beds
Bedroom 4:
2 single beds
Bedroom 5:
2 single beds
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.8
Facilities
9.6
Cleanliness
9.6
Comfort
9.7
Value for money
8.2
Location
9.7
Free WiFi
9.4
High score for Simondium
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Peter
    Canada Canada
    Everything. This is an incredible place. As good as anything world wide
  • Helena
    Netherlands Netherlands
    The Fynbos cottages are amazingly comfortable and feel so private. The food and staff were exceptional as always.
  • Bertil
    Germany Germany
    The staff was very supportive. The location is unbelievable. The garden tour was fantastic. The restaurant was great.

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
2 restaurants on site

  • Babel
    • Cuisine
      Local • South African
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian
  • Greenhouse
    • Cuisine
      Local
    • Ambiance
      Modern

Facilities of Babylonstoren
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6

Most popular facilities
  • 2 swimming pools
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Airport shuttle
  • Fitness centre
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • Free WiFi
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
Bathroom
  • Private bathroom
Outdoors
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Walking tours
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    Reception services
    • Private check-in/check-out
    • Concierge service
    • Luggage storage
    • 24-hour front desk
    Entertainment and family services
    • Board games/puzzles
    • Babysitting/child services
      Additional charge
    Cleaning services
    • Ironing service
    • Laundry
    Business facilities
    • Fax/photocopying
    • Meeting/banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • 24-hour security
    • Safety deposit box
    General
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Heating
    • Packed lunches
    • Family rooms
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Room service
    2 swimming pools
    Pool 1 - indoorFree!
    • Open all year
    Pool 2 - outdoorFree!
    • Seasonal
    Wellness
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Yoga classes
    • Fitness
    • Massage chair
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Steam room
    • Spa facilities
    • Body wrap
    • Body scrub
    • Body treatments
    • Pedicure
    • Manicure
    • Waxing services
    • Facial treatments
    • Beauty Services
    • Sun umbrellas
    • Sun loungers or beach chairs
    • Hammam
      Additional charge
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    • Spa and wellness centre
      Additional charge
    • Fitness centre
    • Sauna
    Languages spoken
    • Afrikaans
    • English

    Property practice

    This property has told us they implemented a practice in one of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

    House rules
    Babylonstoren takes special requests - add in the next step!

    Check-in
    From 14:00
    Check-out
    Until 11:00
    Cancellation/ prepayment
    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    Children 3 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    No age restriction
    There is no age requirement for check-in
    Pets
    Pets are not allowed.
    Accepted payment methods
    VisaMastercardCash

    The fine print
    Need-to-know information for guests at this property

    In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    FAQs about Babylonstoren

    • Room options at Babylonstoren include:

      • Family
      • Suite
      • Chalet
      • Villa

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • Guests staying at Babylonstoren can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian
      • Vegan
      • Gluten-free
      • Buffet

    • Babylonstoren is 2.2 miles from the centre of Simondium. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Babylonstoren offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Spa and wellness centre
      • Fitness centre
      • Sauna
      • Massage
      • Hammam
      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Fishing
      • Canoeing
      • Yoga classes
      • Fitness/spa locker rooms
      • Massage chair
      • Walking tours
      • Fitness
      • Beauty Services
      • Facial treatments
      • Waxing services
      • Manicure
      • Pedicure
      • Body treatments
      • Body scrub
      • Body wrap
      • Spa facilities
      • Steam room
      • Swimming Pool
      • Spa lounge/relaxation area
      • Spa/wellness packages

    • The prices at Babylonstoren may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Babylonstoren has 2 restaurants:

      • Greenhouse
      • Babel

    • Check-in at Babylonstoren is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.