We just got back from a romantic getaway, and can highly recommend Majeka House. Everything was just right, from the staff that is very friendly and helpfull to the cleanliness of the whole place...attention to every detail.We were very lucky to get upgraded to a pool suite which was incredible! Very tastefully decorated, including lavazzo coffeemachines in every room, as well as natural products in the bathroom. The Spa area is fantastic with jacuzzi, steam room and sauna and treatments to choose.We were amazed by the decoration of the bar...simply stunning! Really different to the "usual" stuff. Breakfast was too good...sparkling wine, smoothies, smoked salmon, the best meats and cheeses, home made pastries...and on top of that a full menu of hot items to choose from. Diner at Makaron restaurant was good, but not exceptional...I think they can still improve on that, but I must admit that we are quit spoilt eating out in very good restaurants in Cape Town. The plating is done in a very nice way, and no money is saved on good quality napkins, cutlery and crockery. Pricing is reasonable for the food/wine served... The hotel is located outside of Stellenbosch in an upmarket residential area. We went for a walk and came straight through the Vineyards, stunning! However from the hotel view is limited, so the location could maybe be better, but you can't wish for everything I suppose. If you are looking for a place of luxury in Stellenbosch, go for Majeka!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Owner-managed and blissfully private, Majeka House is an ideal base from which to explore the historical town of Stellenbosch with its interesting shops, galleries, museums, and alfresco café culture. Numerous famous vineyards and award-winning restaurants, dotted along the Stellenbosch wine route, are within striking distance. This prime location combines with luxurious accommodation, thoughtful service, a sophisticated bar and restaurant, a professionally run spa and spacious grounds to create what is undoubtedly one of the most stylish boltholes in the Cape Winelands.After extensive renovations and a designer makeover in 2011, Majeka House now boasts 22 rooms and sophisticated yet witty interiors. There are two new luxury mountain suites above the main hotel with large mountain-view balconies, and three new junior garden suites overlooking a shared, exclusive-use pool area. And, while the entire hotel is ‘parent friendly’, there’s also a fully self- contained villa – set apart from the main hotel and with a large private pool and garden – that is designed specifically with families in mind.The new suites were all conceptualised and decorated by interior design wunderkind Etienne Hanekom, who is also responsible for the award-winning interiors of Makaron Restaurant, the lobby and bar. They capture a sense of drama with boldcolours, rich textures and eye-catching custom-designed wallpapers but are also comfortable, inviting spaces for complete rest and relaxation.All contain thoughtful extras, such as comfy Crocs instead of hotel slippers, a Lavazza espresso machine, Wi-Fi internet and a DVD player with a wide choice of movies. The spacious and cleverly designed en suite bathrooms are fragrant with local toiletries made with indigenous plant extracts.In Makaron Restaurant, a stylish, contemporary interior using a clever mix of repurposed and recycled furniture complemented by modern statement pieces has been created. The result is a visually stimulating space that offers extreme comfort and encourages complete immersion in the dining experience. The overall effect is an understated feeling of luxury.Airy and light, the restaurant overlooks lush gardens and leads onto a sheltered terrace for alfresco dining. It is in this stimulating setting that resident chef Tanja Kruger presents her menu of fresh, modern cuisine grounded in the French classics. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Majeka House Hotel Stellenbosch
- Majeka Hotel Cape Town