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Villa Exner Exclusive Boutique Hotel, Cape Town

5-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
11 Essenhout AvenueCape Town, Elgin Valley, Cape TownWestern Cape7160South Africa

Luxury hotel in Cape Winelands with outdoor pool, restaurant
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Delicious food
Fantastic service
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Villa Exner Exclusive Boutique Hotel, Cape Town

from $97
  • Luxury Double Room
  • Luxury Room (King)
  • Luxury Suite
  • Luxury Suite, 1 Bedroom

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 12 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-7 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 6 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. Due to drought conditions, water restrictions apply at this property until further notice. Guests can expect periodic water supply outages or reduced water pressure during their stay. For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Children (13 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available on request) *


  • Free self parking


  • Area shuttle *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Year Built 2008
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Eats11 - This restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves breakfast, dinner, and light fare. Reservations are required. Open select days.



  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Villa Exner Exclusive Boutique Hotel, Cape Town’s small print

Also known as

  • Villa Exner Exclusive Boutique Hotel Grabouw
  • Villa Exner Grabouw
  • Villa Exner Hotel
  • Villa Exner Hotel Grabouw
  • Villa Exner Exclusive Boutique Hotel
  • Villa Exner Exclusive Boutique Grabouw
  • Villa Exner Exclusive Boutique


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

This property does not have elevators.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Villa Exner Exclusive Boutique Hotel, Cape Town


  • Eskom Palmiet Visitor Centre - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Elgin - 1.6 mi / 2.6 km
  • Paul Cluver Wines - 5.9 mi / 9.6 km
  • Almenkerk Wine Estate - 6 mi / 9.7 km
  • Blue Rock Adventure Park - 11.2 mi / 18 km
  • Hottentots-Holland Nature Reserve - 12.1 mi / 19.4 km
  • Monkey Town Primate Centre - 13.3 mi / 21.4 km
  • Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum - 13.6 mi / 21.9 km

Getting around

  • Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 45 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 22 reviews

Villa Exner Exclusive Boutique Hotel, Cape Town
All were amazing
Alex, us3 night romance trip
Villa Exner Exclusive Boutique Hotel, Cape Town
Elegant small hotel in Grabouw
Meticulous and luxurious. A wonderful choice to stay for a weekend in Elgin/Grabouw. The proprietors have paid attention to every detail.
Valerie, us2 night romance trip
Villa Exner Exclusive Boutique Hotel, Cape Town
Villa Exner exceeded our expectations
We spent a wonderful week at Villa Exner. The service was excellent and so was the breakfast. Because we stayed a full week, Bernd the owner was nice enough to give us a free upgrade.
Juergen, hk7 night trip
Villa Exner Exclusive Boutique Hotel, Cape Town
AMAZING property
The Hotel is AMAZING!!! 12 out of 10 for service, attention to detail, comfort and pricing. The Managers were gracious, friendly and very accommodating and the food was to die for. Loved every minute, will DEFINATELY refer friends and family for an out of town get-away.
Tara, za1 night trip with friends
Villa Exner Exclusive Boutique Hotel, Cape Town
Great place
What a beautiful and comfortable place to stay! The service was impeccable, making you feel really welcome without being intrusive. I wholeheartedly recommend this hotel for a romantic getaway. The fireplaces were always a treat to sit at and the food was top-notch! Furthermore, all required luxuries are provided for, which made it extra special to us.
Alwiena, za2 night romance trip

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