The owner-managed Cellars-Hohenort, with its panoramic mountain and garden views, is a must for those looking to add a delicious dose of peace and tranquility to their lives.

This incredibly soulful Relais & Châteaux property is the result of Liz McGrath’s 20 years of hard work, love and endless inspiration.

The Cellars-Hohenort rests on the breathtaking slopes of Table Mountain. Located in Constantia, Cape Town, it shares its home with some of South Africa’s most historically significant wine estates.

This unforgettable property boasts 49 individually decorated rooms and suites, all situated in an awe-inspiring natural setting.

Set on nine expansive acres of world-renowned gardens, this historic and beautiful country escape offers guests far more than just incomparable scenery.

A range of award-winning culinary offerings, a relaxing Fresh Wellness Spa and D & D Hair Salon, a Gary Player designed golf putting and chipping green, a tennis court and much more ensures that The Cellars-Hohenort is a truly unforgettable experience.

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If you’re in the mood for the ultimate treatment, you should try the signature Intonga Massage. This bespoke treatment makes use of traditional Intonga stick rolling techniques, to reduce tension and helps aid detoxification.

Fresh Wellness Spa – situated in the beautiful Cellars-Hohenort gardens – is the perfect place to relax, unwind and rejuvenate body, mind and spirit.

Fresh Wellness Spa provides the ultimate spa treatments in a series of luxurious facilities.

At Fresh Wellness Spa, the focus is on treatments that make use of and highlight indigenous and natural ingredients. You can expect soul-enriching treatments to include the use of Marula Oil, African Potato, Aloe Ferox, Rose hip extracts and more.

It is time to spoil yourself at the Fresh Wellness Spa … you know you deserve it!

Swimming Pools

Ensure that you’re well prepared for your upcoming games at some of South Africa’s finest golf courses, conveniently located on The Cellars-Hohenort’s doorstep, by practicing your short game on the Gary Player designed golf putting and chipping green.

The Martini, the in-house Cellars-Hohenort bar, serves as a gorgeous 19th, or in this case 10th, hole.

P.S. Don’t worry if you forgot to pack your clubs, there is a selection of clubs and balls available at the green.

If you’d like to get in a whole 18 holes try the following courses:

Royal Cape – ideal if you’re looking for a challenging championship golf course with bent greens. It is also the oldest golf course in South Africa.
Westlake – one of the Cape’s premier courses. Perfect if you’re looking for an interesting game that includes a few doglegs.
Steenberg – visually spectacular and technically challenging, it’s no wonder it is rated as one of South Africa’s top three golf courses.

D&D Hair Salon

Indulge in a hair treatment at D&D Hair Salon.

D&D Hair, Image and Beauty Consultants – one of the country’s leading specialists – is located at The Cellars-Hohenort.

Owned and managed by Dima Tsobanopulos, D&D Hair Salon has operated at The Cellars-Hohenort since 1999. Dima has earned herself a global reputation and an enormous following by remaining at the cutting-edge of hair trends, beauty trends and technology.

D&D’s highly skilled team offer all hair services, as well as specialist scalp and hair treatments, massage and image consulting.

The Collection Boutique

The Collection Boutique offers guests a selection of the finer things in life.

In The Collection Boutique, guests can experience and purchase items from a range of Charles Greig jewelry. Each piece on display places significant emphasis on exceptional craftsmanship, quality and timeless design. In addition, a selection of outstanding pieces – from acclaimed ceramicists Ardmore – are on display and, once purchased, these can be shipped anywhere in the world. Bronze sculptures from Donald Greig and Dave Tomlinson add the final artistic touch to The Collection Boutique’s offering.

Whether you’re looking to add that much needed hat or shirt to your holiday wardrobe, or you’re searching for that timeless gift for someone special. Whatever your unique shopping requirements may be, you will find what you’re looking for in The Collection Boutique.

Meetings and Events

The Cellars-Hohenort is the ideal setting for a conference or board meeting. Here the award-winning garden setting and superb facilities create the type of personal conference delegates yearn for.

The Cellars-Hohenort, located just 15 minutes from the Cape Town city centre and the V&A Waterfront, is the ideal setting for a private conference.

Two versatile and luxurious conference facilities – The Seeliger Boardroom and the Jade & Gold Conference Room – both located in the historic Hohenort Building, ensure that conferences ranging from two to 50 guests can be catered for.

Exclusive amenities include: Mineral water, fresh fruit, flower arrangements, aromatherapy candles, 10 page A5 note pads and pens and catered tea and coffee breaks.


Single Rooms

That special something … no two Luxury Single Rooms are the same.

The beautifully appointed Cellars-Hohenort Luxury Single Rooms all boast direct access to the breathtaking gardens or swimming pool, double beds, unique décor and that characteristic Cellars-Hohenort charm.

The Luxury Single Rooms are a perfect entry-level option. They are ideally suited for guests who plan on spending the majority of their time exploring the surrounds but still, at the end of a busy day, want to retire in the lap of comfortable luxury.

Room Sized from: 22 – 35 sq/m
Rates From: R2,000 to R2,800

Double Rooms

That special something … the choice between garden and terrace offers unique flair to the Double Room.

Individually decorated, with the emphasis on combining comfort and the ultimate in luxury, the Double Rooms are a great introduction for a first-time stay at The Cellars-Hohenort. Boasting tranquil views – of the award-winning gardens – the Double Rooms offer en-suite bathrooms.

A range of Double Rooms open directly onto the beautiful gardens, while a selection of Double Rooms boast far-reaching garden vistas from their individual balconies.

Room Sizes from: 27 – 45 sq/m
Rates From: R2,900 per room to R4,600

Luxury Doubles

That special something … larger than the Double Rooms, these rooms are ideal for those looking for a little more space.

The Cellars-Hohenort has a number of individually decorated Luxury Double Rooms. These are located in both the 100 year-old historic Hohenort Manor House and the newer Cellars Main House. It is a selection that will leave you spoilt for choice.

The Luxury Double Rooms in the Hohenort Manor House boast Edwardian ambience and panoramic vistas of the Peninsula, False Bay or the surrounding mountains. While the Luxury Double Rooms in the Cellars Main House are more modern in their design, showcasing bright and beautiful décor with sublime views of the award-winning gardens.

Room Sizes from: 35 – 41.5 sq/m
Rates From: R3,900 per room to R5,900

Luxury Doubles with Veranda

That special something … a veranda that showcases the exceptional panoramic views on offer.

The Luxury Double with Veranda Rooms, located in the historic 100 year-old Hohenort Manor House, showcase panoramic vistas of the Cape Peninsula and False Bay.

The Luxury Double with Veranda Room offers guests a large private balcony, the perfect spot to experience the exceptional range of views on offer.

Far more classically decorated than their Luxury Double Room counterparts, the Luxury Double with Veranda Rooms are all individually decorated with the trademark Cellars-Hohenort style.

If you are looking for a room that offers luxury, comfort and makes you feel instantly at home, The Luxury Double with Veranda is the perfect room for you.

Room Sizes from: 39 – 46 sq/m
Rates From: R4,350 per room to R6,900


That special something … each Suite is named after an individual who has been involved with The Cellars-Hohenort property and the Constantia region over the last three hundred years.

In true Cellars-Hohenort style, the Suites are all individually and tastefully decorated with a unique twist. All décor draws its inspiration from the beautiful garden surrounds. The Suites offer a spacious separate lounge area, a walk in closet and a substantial mini-bar.

If you’re searching for:
A suite where the décor is luxurious and at the same time incredibly comfortable
A suite with all the exceptional fittings you’d expect from a Relais & Châteaux property
A suite that can serve as your home away from home.

You’ve found your perfect partner in The Cellars-Hohenort Suite.

Room Sizes from: 41.5 – 75 sq/m
Rates From: R5,100 to R8,100

Premier Suites

That special something … The Premier Suites are a private paradise, a true escape from the outside world.

The Cellars-Hohenort offers seven individually decorated Premier Suites ranging, in décor and design, from the traditional to the contemporary. Each Premier Suite is superbly spacious, which makes them ideal for guests looking for a little extra room.

Select either a one-level or split-level Premier Suite and enjoy a private walled garden or magnificent garden views. Both styles of Premier Suite boast a separate lounge, basic kitchen area, private satellite TV, a beautifully appointed bedroom and an en-suite bathroom.

If you’re looking to experience the ultimate in luxury, the first step is a Premier Suite.

Room Sizes from: 62 – 77.5 sq/m
Rates From: R6,300 to R9,200

The Madiba Villa

That special something … the Madiba Villa offers guests ultimate privacy in a refined and luxurious setting.

The Madiba Villa is a gorgeous double-story Cape-style private villa situated in the beautiful Cellars-Hohenort gardens. A selection of fascinating pieces – about Nelson Mandela’s life – make sure that it is so much more than just a villa, it is a part of South African history.

With its own private courtyard, swimming pool and entrance, The Madiba Villa offers guests a luxurious home away from home.

The villa boasts a large open-plan sitting and dining room with a fireplace, built-in bar, service kitchen and two or – if need be – three double en-suite bedrooms with walk-in cupboards. The Villa is fully air-conditioned with under carpet heating throughout.

Size: 264sq/m
Rates From: R12,700 per unit to R17,300 (2 bedrooms)
Rates From: R16,450 per unit to R20,200 (3 bedrooms)

Gastronomy & Bar

The Conservatory

The Conservatory, situated adjacent to the historic Cellars-Hohenort cellar, offers diners unparalleled garden vistas from both the sun-drenched terrace and the indoor tables.

Carefully constructed around a giant 300-year-old oak tree, The Conservatory is one of Constantia’s finest daily breakfast, lunch and dinner venues.

Here Head Chef, Ryan Josten, creates hotel classics alongside modern and seasonally influenced dishes. The Conservatory menu places a great emphasis on fresh produce from both The Cellars-Hohenort gardens and local green-friendly suppliers, and this gives it the unique ability to showcase a true taste of the Constantia Valley.

Friendly service and an award-winning wine list ensure that The Conservatory offers guests and locals an exceptional everyday dining experience.

P.S. Why not try The Conservatory’s unrivalled Sunday Lunch? You’ll have the opportunity to experience a selection of Mrs. McGrath’s own tasty recipes.


Breakfast: 07h00 to 10h30
Lunch: 12h00 to 14h30
Afternoon Tea Menu: 11h00 to 17h00
Dinner: 19h00 to 21h30

The Greenhouse

The Greenhouse, expertly showcases Cape Town’s first Grand Chef Peter Tempelhoff’s acclaimed conceptual approach to cuisine.

Here the tasting menus are inspired by the imagination, a place where anything is possible. The cuisine deconstructs and reinvents past classics, resulting in dishes that surprise and leave a lasting impression.

With emphasis placed on local produce and flavours, the tasting menu, paired with superb wines from the surrounding wine regions, will impress even the most seasoned diners.

Limited seating, for just 45 people, ensures that each guest experiences the most intimate fine-dining affair.

This experience coupled with the unforgettable cuisine, where guests find themselves lingering over every bite of the extraordinary, creates a culinary story unique to The Greenhouse.

The Greenhouse is open for dinner, Tuesdays to Saturdays.


Tuesday – Saturday
Dinner: 19h00 – 21h30

The Martini

The Martini Bar is The Cellars-Hohenort’s in-house bar. Offering an exclusive range of exceptional cocktails, it is a hotel bar unlike any other.

During the day it is a relaxed space to meet for high tea or single estate coffees.When night falls, The Martini becomes a superb location to enjoy the finest selection of award-winning Constantia wines, chic Champagne and magnificent martinis.

The Martini’s namesake holds pride of place in the cocktail menu and, if you’re a martini lover – or you possess a dash of the 007 – you won’t want to miss out on a night at The Martini Bar.

For those that prefer to stick to something a little more sublime, bubbly by the glass and magnificent wines from The Cape are also available.


Monday – Sunday
11h00 – 23h30


The Cellars-Hohenort

93 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia
Cape Town , 7800, South Africa

Tel: + 27 21 794 2137
Fax: + 27 21 794 2149


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