Lanzerac Hotel & Spa: A Stellenbosch Retreat with a Rich Heritage
Welcome to Lanzerac Hotel & Spa, where history meets modern luxury in the heart of the picturesque Stellenbosch vineyards. Time appears to slow down as you drive down the majestic Oak-lined road, and the rich Cape legacy envelops you. The destination is more than just a location; it’s an experience that promises tranquillity, elegance, and unrivaled luxury.
Elegance and Comfort
Lanzerac Estate has a variety of lodging alternatives, all of which are geared for comfort and leisure. The carefully designed rooms and suites combine old-world opulence with modern conveniences. The estate provides a room for you whether you’re looking for a romantic break or a calm escape.
Guests staying at the Hotel & Spa receive a variety of complimentary services, including a full continental breakfast, daily replenishment of chosen mini-bar products, access to the Spa’s hydro facilities, and a wine tasting experience featuring five Lanzerac Estate wines. A guided cellar tour of their Winery allows you to learn more about the estate’s rich history.
A Perfect Setting for Conferences
The Hotel & Spa offers cutting-edge conferencing facilities set against the background of Stellenbosch’s most prestigious wine estate. Their flexible locations and great service provide a memorable experience whether you’re arranging a corporate conference or a unique event.
Rich Cape Heritage
The Estate has been in operation since 1692, making it the third oldest farm in the Stellenbosch area. Isaac Schrijver, the farm’s original owner, planted the first vines and named it Schoongezicht, which means “wonderful view.” It has evolved over the years, with significant contributions from proprietors such as Elizabeth Catherina ‘Kitty’ English, who not only changed the estate’s name to Lanzerac but also modernized the winery.
The estate has had several owners, each of them has left their mark on its heritage. It is now a five-star Country hotel known for its pubs, restaurants, Deli, tasting room, and stylish day spa.
Lanzerac is Home of the World’s First Bottled Pinotage
Lanzerac Wine Estate is well-known for producing the world’s first bottled Pinotage, a distinctive and indigenous South African wine grape varietal. Pinotage was formed by crossing Pinot Noir and Hermitage (Cinsaut) grape varietals, according to Professor Abraham Izak Perold, the University of Stellenbosch’s first Professor of Viticulture. It was the first South African winery to adopt the term ‘Pinotage’ on their label in 1959, establishing Pinotage as a separate South African type.
The estate still produces award-winning Pinotage and a variety of other great wines today, and it continues to be committed to producing high-quality wines under the direction of Cellar Master Wynand Lategan and Farm Manager Philip le Roux.
Lanzerac’s Deli, Manor Kitchen, Taphuis, and Craven Lounge all provide a delectable dining experience. Nestled among vineyards and ancient Oaks, the Deli provides homemade treats, cappuccinos, and all-day breakfast. The Manor Kitchen serves sumptuous breakfast buffets and classic dinner meals prepared using the finest local ingredients. The Taphuis Bar, which dates back to the 1960s, serves homegrown food in a comfortable setting, while the Craven Lounge offers a large selection of local and international spirits as well as a tapas menu.
Relaxation and Rejuvenation
Relax at their Spa, a wellness retreat surrounded by luscious vineyards and high mountains. Massages, skincare, and body treatments are available, all of which are performed by highly trained therapists using high-quality products. The spa has an indoor heated pool, a Jacuzzi, therapy rooms, a sauna, a steam room, and a fully equipped workout area. The Vitality Corner serves nutritious cuisine, as well as refreshing raw juices and tropical smoothies.
Book Your Stay At Lanzerac
Lanzerac Hotel & Spa is more than simply a place to stay; it’s a voyage through time, a celebration of legacy, and a luxurious indulgence. Book a stay with us to experience the beauty, history, and elegance of the Estate. Discover the best of Stellenbosch and make memories to last a lifetime.