Vineyard Hotel and Spa

Reviews of Vineyard Hotel and Spa

Good(89%) From 17 travellers
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Below are independent comments from 17 of our travellers who have visited Vineyard Hotel and Spa, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Mr. & Mrs. B - Hampshire
Arrived on: 11-Oct-2013 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Quiet formal Vineyard Hotel

Disabled persons view: Good level access to all inside areas and valet parking was a bonus.

Quiet location very close to Kirstenbosch and if the weather had been better I'm sure there are good views of Table Mountain.
Wonderful garden alongside the river although due to it's very nature it is not accessible to the disabled, apart from the patio area.

At dinner the starter whilst very nice was not what I ordered. The waiter said he would query it with the kitchen but we never got any feedback.

This place is too big and a little formal for us after having spent three weeks at lodges and B&B's.

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Mr Z & Ms D - Vancouver
Arrived on: 20-Sep-2013 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Mr & Mrs W from Texas
Arrived on: 7-Sep-2013 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Vineyard Hotel and Spa review

Wonderful historic location, but if one wishes to enjoy more of Capetown it is a little far out of town as the drive can be cumbersome and bothersome if you make a wrong turn in spite of the fact it is only 15 minutes by car to town. I would ask if people had been to Capetown before and wished to discover the city proper; if so, I would place them near or at the waterfront.

All of this considered, it was a pleasure to stay here. I must say after Hog Hollow and Ocean Eleven, the room was just an ordinary hotel room. In addition, if one is there to spa and relax at saunas the Vineyard is an excellent choice.

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Ms H and Family - Roke, Oxfordshire
Arrived on: 29-Mar-2013 Stayed for: 4 nights
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Vineyard Hotel and Spa review

We had two rooms looking out on Table Mountain - both rooms were well-appointed and good for both the children and adults - we had two rooms next door to each other.

Meals were excellent - only challenge was on Easter Monday when the hotel was clearly the place to have brunch. It would have helped us if the hotel has warned us that it was likely to be busy as it was hard to get a table and the service was really poor (the staff found it hard to cope with so many people).

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Dr R & Mrs. C - France
Arrived on: 10-Nov-2012 Stayed for: 3 nights
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We Enjoyed Our Stay Here

A very attractive hotel in a pleasant location.

Some lovely pieces of antique furniture in the public areas and beautiful gardens, complete with a large tortoise. Very good service. Excellent breakfasts and evening meals were good too, with a choice of restaurants. The room opened on to a courtyard garden and was very quiet. Our only criticism is that the decor looked a little tired and there were no bedside lights. We commented on the lack of reading lights when leaving and were told that the room was shortly to be refurbished.

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Mr C & Mrs K - Leicestershire
Arrived on: 21-Sep-2012 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Vineyard Hotel and Spa review

Lovely hotel with really good food. On the first night there was a wine comparison dinner and they let us join in. The prices were quite reasonable too.

There is WiFi in the rooms but not free.

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Mr I and Ms S from London
Arrived on: 1-Sep-2012 Stayed for: 3 nights
Overall:
Average
Average
Location:
Good
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Rooms:
Average
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Service:
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Vineyard Hotel and Spa review

We were fairly disappointed on arrival as the room was terribly cold and not furnished to our expectations. The lighting was poor and the room is constructed with a see through bathroom in the middle - somewhat unusual.

There were rooms on our floor in the middle of refurbishment, hence we experienced building works from early morning to late afternoon. However, the garden and food/service at the hotel was very good.

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Mr H & Ms T - Gloucestershire
Arrived on: 23-Nov-2011 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Vineyard Hotel and Spa review

This was a good place to start our trip - service and food was good.

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Mrs S R from London
Arrived on: 24-Sep-2011 Stayed for: 3 nights
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An ideal location in Cape Town

I first thought that we were too far out of the city but it was ideal for visiting all parts eg botanical gardens, Table Mountain and Victoria Quay. The staff were very helpful about arranging taxis for us as we did not want to drive.

Breakfast was good ( we did not have dinner there ).
Gardens lovely and well maintained.

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Mr and Mrs O - Dorset
Arrived on: 23-Nov-2010 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Vineyard Hotel and Spa review

Wow! This is a gorgeous hotel - which has all the benefits of being a modern, well equipped facility, supported by plenty of "old world charm"!

We spent 3 nights here, and were upgraded on arrival to the newly completed wing of the hotel. The food was excellent - both in the main hotel restaurant, and in the concession next door - and very reasonably priced, with an excellent selection of wines. The spa facilities too are lovely, so it's worth finding a couple of hours to pamper yourself whilst you're here!

Afternoon tea, sat outside in the garden, in the shade of Table Mountain, is a lovely memory to take away ........ In addition, it is very well located, and we had no problems at all heading out and exploring all across the Cape from the hotel.

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