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Oude Werf
Oude Werf
Oude Werf
Oude Werf
Oude Werf
Oude Werf
Oude Werf

Oude Werf: Our full report

Set on one of South Africa's oldest and best-preserved streets, in the middle of Stellenbosch, Oude Werf ...

... (formerly known as D' Ouwe Werf) is a national monument and said to be one of the oldest inns in South Africa, dating back to 1802 (though remains of a 1687 church lie under the restaurant). The hotel has a very established, solid feel and its cobbled courtyard leads to one of the Cape's best restaurants.



Our view

Oude Werf has the most convenient location for walking into town and exploring the little lanes of Stellenbosch, filled with art galleries, museums, historic sites, boutiques, jewellery stores and restaurants. It's a little gem, tucked away on the popular Church Street. It's a lovely option for staying somewhere other than a wine farm.

Lucy Copson

Lucy Copson

South Africa expert

Geographics

Location
Winelands, South Africa
Ideal length of stay
1-2 days
Accessible by
Self-drive

Food & drink

Usual board basis
Bed & Breakfast

Children

Attitude towards children

Health & safety

Dangerous animals
Fire safety
Log burning stoves: One room at the Oude Werf has a log burning stove. If you are allocated this room we advise guests to not use this as there is no carbon monoxide detector present.

Extras

Disabled access

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