Immerse yourself in the rich eclectic history reflected on every corner of Stellenbosch Church Street when you stay at Oude Werf.
As the oldest running hotel in South Africa, we have a history that spans back over three centuries, surviving multiple fires and evolving into the luxury hotel that you see before you today, dedicated to green hospitality and giving back to the community.
Indulge in exceptional food and the delightful wines of the Cape. Stroll through time as period-inspired architecture fuses with contemporary South African art and culture. Relax in our tree covered yard, spread out in our coffee lounge, or pamper yourself with in-room massages and room service.
Treat yourself to ultimate comfort
Experience the individual charm and repose of our spacious, light, open-plan rooms. Convenient modern fixtures intertwined with subtle period-inspired styling emulates our dedication to old-world hospitality in a new world space.
“Before you snuggle down to sleep, think for a while of all the activities (and inactivities) which have taken place in these selfsame rooms. Insomnia is impossible in such elegant comfort,” Local historian, Thomas Victor Bulpin.