Babylonsteron is located between Franschoek and Paarl in the Winelands of South Africa.
Babylonstoren: Our full report
Babylonstoren is located on a working wine farm between Franschhoek and Paarl and is surrounded by vineyards and the Drakenstein Mountains.
The 14 thatched whitewashed cottages all have views either over the formal gardens or the surrounding vineyards. They are built in the style of old farm cottages, however, inside the interiors are spacious and modern. Some have a separate living room with open fireplace. The old manor house dates back to 1690 and is ideal for families travelling together. It has 5 bedrooms and is available on a sole-use basis.
Babylonstoren has a very good restaurant, Babel, serving food grown on the property.
Ideal length of stay: 2 - 3 nights
Accessible by: Self-drive
Food & drink
Usual board basis: B&B
Dining style: Individual Tables
Dining locations: Indoor and Outdoor Dining
Drinks included: No drinks other then the personal bars in the rooms are included.
Attitude towards children: Families with children are most welcome
Property’s age restrictions: There is no age restriction
Power supply: Mains Electricity
Health & safety
Malarial protection recommended: No
Quadbike warning: quad-biking is sometimes available as an activity from Babylonstoren. As with any potentially dangerous activity, it’s vital that you take responsibility for ensuring that you have adequate travel insurance prior to getting involved. Be aware that some insurances cover quad-bike activities only for bikes with lower engine ratings: check such clauses particularly carefully before you get on a bike.
Laundry facilities: Full Laundry Service - Included
Money: Each room is fitted with an electronic safe.
Accepted payment on location: MasterCard and Visa credit cards are accepted methods of payment. Cash payment in South African Rand is also accepted.