De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique Hotel

Bed and Breakfast, Boutique Hotel, Hotel Accommodation Riversdale Central, Riversdale, Western Cape

De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique Hotel - Luxury accommodation in Riversdale, Western Cape, South Africa. Place to stay in Riversdale. Sleeps: 30 / No. of Rooms: 15
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Stay at De Doornkraal Country House Boutique Hotel in Riversdale Central, Western Cape, offering bed & breakfast boutique hotel honeymoon accommodation.

De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique Hotel, located in Riversdale Central, Western Cape, South Africa offers luxury Enjoy a memorable en-suite boutique hotel accommodation.

Our splendid facilities and service will ensure that your stay with us is a comfortable one. You have a choice of luxury or standard en suite rooms with private entrances, as well as two cottages with private lounges located on the wine estate. Enjoy a drink served by our attentive team in the wine garden, private lounges or by the pool. Interior Design by Adriaan Lochner.

At De Wingerdt Restaurant you will find fresh local fare with a touch of flavours from around the globe. For a more exotic experience, we offer dishes inspired by flavours from Europe, the Mediterranean, Asia and North Africa. Taste De DoornKraal’s award-winning Syrah wines.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to taste our award-winning wines, born on the banks of the Vette River in the single-block Syrah vineyard of the Aan’t Vette Wine Estate. Our Syrah wines have been appraised by numerous prestigious award shows such as the Traditional South African Young Wine Show and the Veritas awards.

De Doornkraal “Lodge Frere” Conference and Special Functions Centre consist of two fully equipped, air-conditioned facilities accommodating 50 people max.

We are committed to providing service excellence and ensuring that our guests feel that they are at home whilst away from home. Our good-natured team are proud that De Doornkraal has been recognised as the best four star Country House in South Africa, as well as the best in our province two years running at the prestigious Lilizela Tourism Awards – 2014 and 2015. In addition we also are proud recipients of The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2013, 2014,2015 and 2016

Our most recent achievement is a Recognition Of Excellence Award from Hotels Combined UK – scoring an impressive 9.2 out of a possible 10.

Attractions include:

  • Julias Gordon Africana Center
    The internationally recognised Julius Gordon Africana Centre (Versfeld House), built in 1880, houses the largest collection of Thomas Bowler paintings in South Africa.
  • Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve
    Grootvadersbosch is characterised by indigenous forest and hosts several breathtakingly beautiful and family friendly hiking trails.
  • Scenic Sleeping Beauty Mountain Hiking Trail and Birdwatching
    Riversdale is nestled at the foot of the Sleeping Beauty mountain peak. This well-loved landmark never fails to capture the imagination. The hiking trail takes you to the crest of the mountain and back for you to witness the amazing views over Riversdale.
  • Riversdale Golf Course
    Riversdale golf course boasts a 9-hole, 18-tee golf course, which is situated on the banks of the Vette River providing golfers with an exceptionally well-manicured and maintained course.
  • Visit Stilbaai
    Stilbaai is only 30 minutes from the town of Riversdale. It’s a small seaside town perfect for swimming, rowing, sailing, skiing, fishing and walks on the beach.
  • Visit the ‘ou Tronk’ Old Jail – Ou Tronk Farmer Market in Riversdale
    An experience not to be missed. The ‘ou tronk’ holds a weekly farmer’s market with delicious food and interesting little shops.


Address:8 Lower Long Street
Town / City:Riversdale
Province:Western Cape
GPS:-34.0888569° S, 21.2619621° E


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TGCSA: 4-Star
Languages Spoken:
  • English
  • Afrikaans
GPS Co-ordinates:
Latitude: -34.0888569° S
Longitude: 21.2619621° E
Children Policy:

Children Welcome – All Ages

Pet Policy:

Sorry No Pets Allowed – We Have Our Own

Smoking Policy:

No Smoking

Check In / Out Times:
Check In: 14:00
Check Out: 11:00
Payment Methods Accepted:
  • Cash
  • EFT
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Diners Club