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Overview of Babylonstoren


5 out of 5

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
Klapmuts - Simondium Road, Simondium, Paarl, Western Cape, 7670

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationVrede en Lust Estate5 min drive
  • Popular LocationAllee Bleue Estate9 min drive
  • Popular LocationAfrikaans Language Monument19 min drive
  • AirportCape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.)36 min drive

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About this area


Located in Cape Winelands, Babylonstoren is in a rural area. Backsberg Estate Cellars and Vrede en Lust Estate are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Butterfly World Tropical Garden and Boschendal. Giraffe House Wildlife Awareness Centre and Bugz Family Playpark are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Vrede en Lust Estate - 5 min drive
  • Allee Bleue Estate - 9 min drive
  • Solms-Delta Wine Estate - 10 min drive
  • Laborie Wine Farm - 14 min drive
  • Afrikaans Language Monument - 19 min drive

Getting around

  • Cape Town Bellville Station - 25 min drive
  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 36 min drive


  • Babel Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • The Greenhouse — 1 min walk
  • Babel Restaurant — 4 min walk
  • Cosecha Restaurant — 5 min drive
  • Lust Bistro & Bakery — 6 min drive

About this property


Luxury hotel with 2 restaurants and winery
This hotel features 2 restaurants, an attached winery, and a full-service spa. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge. All 22 rooms boast fireplaces and deep soaking tubs, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find 5 bathrooms, minibars, and room service.
Babylonstoren offers 22 air-conditioned accommodations with fireplaces and minibars. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries.

This Cape Winelands hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include safes and phones. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and complimentary bottled water. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Babylonstoren Spa has 9 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials, and body wraps. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Free offsite parking
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 8 AM–10 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Free bicycle rentals
  • Full-service spa
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Mountain biking
  • Outdoor pool
  • Shopping
  • Winery attached
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool


  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English

Business services

  • Conference center
  • Meeting rooms


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • 9 treatment rooms
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Spa open daily
  • Turkish bath/hammam


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • 5 bathrooms
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Separate bathtub and shower


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Espresso maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar


  • Fireplace
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 950 per person (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Diners Club; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

National rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

Property is also known as

Babylonstoren House
Babylonstoren House Paarl
Babylonstoren Paarl
Babylonstoren Hotel Paarl
Babylonstoren Hotel
Babylonstoren Hotel
Babylonstoren Paarl
Babylonstoren Hotel Paarl

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 39 out of 43 reviews
5 - Excellent 91%
Rating 4 - Good. 3 out of 43 reviews
4 - Good 7%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 43 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 43 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 43 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Unbelievably wonderful
Best hotel experience I’ve ever had anywhere!!
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Can't wait to go back! Wish we had stayed longer
Babylonstoren was one of the best experiences we've ever had. The service is exceptional and the surrounding areas breathtaking. We felt immediately relaxed when we arrived. The attention to detail was amazing and very thoughtful, down to his and hers rain boots. Everyone we encountered from the staff were so warm and friendly. This is truly a farm-to-table experience with all the produce served at meals from their own gardens. There is so much to do from garden tours to afternoon drives, that we could have spent a whole week there. We can't wait to go back. Cannot recommend Babylonstoren enough.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A grand experience
Impressive property. Amazing food and breakfast experience. The gardens alone are a destination in itself. Beware that the suites section is closest to the country road (no noise issue at night but slightly as of early morning). The regular rooms are in the back of the property so this would be a more serene spot. I would have preferred feather pillows instead of those bulky synthetic stuffings. Service, interior, etc was excellent. Overall one of the very best experiences I have ever had because of the overall concept. I loves their early morning gardens tour and also the later one for hotel guests which gave it a nice exclusive touch.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This was the best place we stayed in Cape Town, and the Winelands. The lodging was wonderful, the carnivore dinner was spectacular. This was one of the more memorable things we did in our visit to S.A. and made our experience perfect.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019