Luxury accommodation in the Cape Winelands! Visit Pontac Manor Hotel & Restaurant - award-winning 4-star Victorian boutique hotel in the historic town of Paarl. Luxury, comfort and style. Personal service. Historic setting.Your home in the Cape Winelands!
Situated in the heart of the Cape Winelands, this 22 roomed luxurious Victorian manor house on Pontac Estate has been fully restored to its former splendour! Magnificent gardens, ancient oaks, 2 swimming pools and a panorama view veranda await you. Enjoy fine dining in the award-winning 'Restaurant at Pontac' or light meals on the 'Cafe du Pontac' veranda. In the evenings, relax by the cozy fireside in Duke's Bar. Luxurious, spacious guest rooms, offer all modern conveniences. Businessmen enjoy free wireless internet access in the lounge. 2 Conference rooms for up to 30 delegates are at your disposal, with smaller break-away rooms available, too. On-site beauty and massage facilities and a wine boutique for tasting and wine sales.
Vineyards welcome visitors
Surrounded by mountains and vineyards, the wine estates and scenery are a major attraction. The vineyards in the area are renowned for their fine wines and excellent tasting and dining facilities for day visitors, for example at Fairview, Seidelberg, Nelson's Creek, Avondale and many others. Follow the winding Winelands route from Paarl, through Franschoek Valley to the slopes of Stellenbosch, and fall in love with South Africa again and again!
Beautiful beaches within easy drive
Easy access to beautiful beaches of the Strand and Gordon's Bay is an added bonus (about 45 minutes' drive to the Indian Ocean Seaboard).
World Class Golfing and Polo on your doorstep
There are 2 magnificent golf courses right in Paarl - Paarl Golf Club at Boschenmeer and Pearl Valley Golf Course, with around 20 other magnificent and challenging or fun courses within easy driving distance.
Visit one of the loveliest and best laid out and prepared polo courses in Africa at Valle de Vie, nestled in the valley just outside Paarl, on the way to Franschoek. Visitors are welcome to call and arrange a few chukkas any time!
Action and adventure
Other activities include: Hiking and mountain bike trails, horesriding, trout fishing, game viewing (about 40 minutes' drive), hot air balloon safaris, and more.
Magical Landscapes and scenery
Paarl is a pretty, bustling Winelands town, which lies cradled in the picturesque Berg River Valley, between Paarl Rock - one of the world's largest granite outcrops - and the towering Du Toitskloof Mountains. Offering magnificent natural scenic beauty - mountains, rivers, a rich floral kingdom, breathtaking views and rolling valleys...
History and architecture
Historic sites include the famous Language Monument on Paarl Mountain, and various museums such as the wagon museum (view by appointment), town museum, Taal Museum. Paarl also has a unique architectural heritage of Cape Dutch, Victorian and Art Deco treasures.
Coming from Cape Town on the N1:
Leave the N1 at the first Paarl turn-off and turn left into the Main Street and drive towards the town centre. Follow the road for 4,3 kms and turn left into Pontac Street - the road leads directly into the entrance gates of Pontac Manor Hotel & Restaurant.
Coming from Paarl Town Centre:
Driving down Main Street towards Cape Town (Southerly Direction) you will pass BMW (Paarlberg BMW) on your left hand side. Proceed and then turn right into Pontac Street - the road leads directly into the entrance gates of Pontac Manor Hotel & Restaurant."