Get an overview of this hotelLuxury guesthouse with 2 restaurants and winery


Situated in a rural location, this luxury guesthouse is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Backsberg Estate Cellars and 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Vrede en Lust Estate. Allee Bleue Estate and Butterfly World Tropical Garden are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Property Features

This guesthouse 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.

Room Amenities

All 22 rooms boast fireplaces and deep soaking tubs, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include minibars, room service, and separate bathtubs and showers.

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 06 July 2016 to 11 August 2016 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool
During renovations, the guesthouse will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A winery is attached to this Paarl guesthouse. In addition to a full-service spa, Babylonstoren features an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Dining is available at one of the guesthouse's 2 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This luxury guesthouse also offers spa services, a library, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Babylonstoren has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 22 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Winery attached 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference center 
  • Year Built 1709 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Fireplace 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 8 AM and 10 AM.

Babel Restaurant - This restaurant serves lunch only. Reservations are required. Open select days.

The Greenhouse - This cafe serves lunch and light fare. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the guesthouse 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.

  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Mountain biking on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

Babylonstoren Spa has 4 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including reflexology. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Massages 
  • Number of treatment rooms 4 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

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.
Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 2 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 1800 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

No elevators

No pets or service animals allowed

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 5 rooms. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 1800 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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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 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 guesthouse prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 2 children 2 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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.

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