Babylonstoren Farm Hotel

Lying within the vineyards and orchards of the Drakenstein Valley, between Franschhoek and Paarl, Babylonstoren is one of the best preserved werfs (farm yards) in the Cape Dutch tradition, with the manor house dating back to 1777. Now a boutique hotel it hosts elegant cottages and suites, of varying sizes, in converted Cape Dutch farm buildings.

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  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

Babylonstoren has two restaurants serving produce from its famous organic gardens, as well as a wine Tasting Room which serves delicious platters. Spend your time at Babylonstoren enjoying the mountains all around, picking your own healthy fruit and veg, playing pétanque, swimming in the farm dam, enjoying an hour in the spa, eating at one of the restaurants or awaiting sunsets with a glass of wine in hand.

Getting There

Babylonstoren is a 10 minute drive from Paarl, some 60km from the city of Cape Town and an easy 45 min drive from Cape Town International Airport. Franschhoek and Stellenbosch are a 15-minute drive.


Enjoy a walk in the remarkable fruit and vegetable garden or enjoy a meal in the superb restaurant. Partake in a massage in the spa or a bike ride through the orchards. Swim in the farm dam before sundowners at a picnic spot.

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Review of Babylonstoren Farm Hotel

Devon MacGillivray

Devon and I wish we could live at Babylonstoren. This place was amazing. We took advantage of as many of the activities provided, and were met with welcoming faces the entire time. Our only regret was not spending another night here. Additionally, the staff were some of the most hospitable people we've ever met. They remembered our names, were always attentive to our needs, and made sure we felt welcome…

22/11/2021 Read full trip review

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Alejandra Sanchez Aizcorbe Hennings

Paradise on earth. Amazing as an experience, with a hundred of beautiful details and the nicest people! Really enjoyed our dinner at Babel too and the wine tasting!

19/12/2019 Read full trip review

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