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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We visited on the 16th Dec, generally expected to be a very busy day for such places. As anticipated, the wine tasting area was full. (Luckily we managed to find a spot to sit). Naturally, I prepared myself for service to be slow, but what a surprise we were in for! Staff are extremely well trained- we received a warm...

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lizelazarus, Manager at Babylonstoren, responded to this review

Hi Liza We are delighted that you enjoyed your time at Babylonstoren. Thank you so much your kind words, we will surly share the encouragement with our cellar team. Best wishes, Lize and the Babylonstoren team

Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Babylonstoren is a fantastic place to stay. We stayed in room 6, a spacious suite, converted from one of the old farm workers buildings. The room exceeded our expectations & was really fantastic. The service here is first class. The people are friendly & nothing is too much trouble. The only real negative & it was quite a big one...

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lizelazarus, Manager at Babylonstoren, responded to this review

Hi Lee Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. Our management team will immediately attend to the breakfast situation to ensure we maintain the high standards we have at Babylonstoren. We apologise for this unpleasant experience hope that your next visit will surpass all expectancy. Best wishes, Lize and the Babylonstoren team

Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I took my wife, father in law and 3 kids to babylonstoren for lunch yesterday. We were informed that our waiter would be bronwin who basically only arrived with the bill at the end and gave zero service, the manager is next on my firing line as she did not even pop past the table to see if we were...

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lizelazarus, Manager at Babylonstoren, responded to this review

Hi Dylan Please accept our sincere apology for your disappointing experience at Babel restaurant. We are sad to hear that you did not receive the warm and attentive service our team is known for. Management will follow up on the situation to ensure our visitors leave with a memorable experience. Best wishes, Lize and the Babel team

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The farm is stunning and was only surpassed by the quality of the lunch and the service. Jonathon was an outstanding host. The beauty of the setting can only be experienced not described. I highly recommend the Babylonstoren experience.

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lizelazarus, Manager at Babylonstoren, responded to this review

Hi Steve Your kind words will be communicated to Jonathan and we appreciate you taking the time to share your wonderful experience with us. Best wishes, Lize and the Babylonstoren team

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I had heard a few mumblings about this pretty new wine estate. Tasted some of the wines at wine faires - we are from Johannesburg. So decided to visit when staying in Franschoek only to discover the owner is Koos Bakker from media 24 fame. This surely now makes the cape wine region something of a hobby horse for South...

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lizelazarus, Manager at Babylonstoren, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are delighted that you had a memorable time and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best wishes, Lize and the Babylonstoren team

Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This vineyard is simply a nature Lovers dream! Magnificent grounds with fruit and vegetables and vineyard. Wow! What a relaxing escape and such a treat. This was my second visit and I have to recommend buying their candles, they smell incredibly and last for hours. Had lunch at the greenhouse which made both my husband and myself feel very healthy...

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lizelazarus, Manager at Babylonstoren, responded to this review

Hi Lara The waterblommetjie candle is definitely my favorite and we are just delighted that you took a little bit of Babylonstoren home with you. Remember to take a peek at our online shop for some beautiful and delicious Babylonstoren goodies - We deliver to your doorstep. Best wishes, Lize and the Babylonstoren team

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 7 December 2016

How to feel like all of your needs are catered for, without any effort. The staff are charming and welcoming, they appear to blend into the back ground, however if you need them they seem to readily appear. The rooms hold all of the items you require, including wellington boots in case it rains.

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lizelazarus, Manager at Babylonstoren, responded to this review

Hi Marion We are delighted that we managed to cater for all your needs and hope to welcome you back for an even more luxurious experience in the near future. Best wishes, Lize and the Babylonstoren team

Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The scenery is nice, but you will be truly amazed eating the delicious food! Everything you eat grows in their garden (also worth a visit) and the chef makes colorfull and tastefull plates, he really knows how to impress you! You pay a more than decent price for this special experience. If you are looking for a place for a...

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lizelazarus, Manager at Babylonstoren, responded to this review

Hi Libertien Thank you for sharing your your wonderful experience with us. Babel has a unique new style of menu, which focuses on fresh produce from the garden and the region. Like so much else at Babylonstoren, a meal at Babel promises to be both an adventure and a rediscovery of the honest essence of things. Babel’s food is directed...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This is really heaven! Such a lovely place to visit. Babylonstoren is set at the foothills of magnificent mountains. At each angle of the farm you have a view of the mountains. And the best thing yet - you can walk freely in their beautiful well maintained gardens. Every space and corner provides so much inspiration. From the wine tasting...

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lizelazarus, Manager at Babylonstoren, responded to this review

Hi Madniek How lovely to hear that you have tried out our online shop. Each box is packed with the uttermost care and we are delighted that you find it the perfect gift for any occasion. Best wishes, Lize and the Babylonstoren team

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This comment will not take long as this is one of the best experience in my life! The hotel is amazing, well decorated, everything is linked to the nature environment! The farm is beautiful and the rooms are heaven! The food is sophisticated and in the mean time simple. The taste of each product is fresh! Everything was such an...

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lizelazarus, Manager at Babylonstoren, responded to this review

Wow! We feel very honorer to be counted as one of the best experiences in your life. Your kind words will definitely be communicated to our team who absolutely live to make sure our guests leave with a memorable experience. Best wishes, Lize and the Babylonstoren team

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