Conference venues Cape Town, Western Cape, Ons Genot Country Lodge

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The VENUE PAGES is happy to promote the ONS GENOT COUNTRY LODGE to our discerning readers who are looking for that quiet, peaceful, intimate country retreat in the most sought after area along the Bottelary Wine route of Stellenbosch in the Western Cape.

ABOUT THE VENUE

Ons Genot Country Lodge is a luxury country retreat situated on the famous Bottelary Wine route of Stellenbosch, between Hartenberg Wine Estate and Devon Vale Golf Estate.

From this central location, guests may explore the Cape, play golf and enjoy the unique wines of the region.

Rooms:
9 en-suite rooms, all with bath and shower are equipped with a mini bar, TV, safe, telephone, hair dryer, Aircon, a private terrace and all rooms are accessorised in the standard of International Guest Houses.

Rooms are varied and sub-divided into 4 categories:

  • 2 standard, comfortable, budget rooms, with ceiling fan, bath room with bath and shower and a terrace.
  • 5 Comfort rooms, fitted with Air-Con, bathroom with bath and shower, private terrace and access to the swimming pool or garden.
  • 1 Luxury suite, which is very spacious with air-con, bathroom with bath and shower, private terrace with garden
  • 1 honeymoon suite, which is a duplex offering a spacious, luxury bedroom with air-con and a Canopy bed while downstairs offers a cosy lounge and bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and shower. This suite also has a private terrace and is situated alongside the swimming pool.
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On-site Facilities

  • Swimming in a pristine, clear pool
  • Tennis
  • Golf at the neighbouring Golf Course
  • Scenic walks through a magnificent garden or through the neighbouring vineyards
  • Hike to the top of the Bottelary Hills and enjoy stunning views over the Stellenbosch area.
  • The Ons Genot restaurant offers a la carte traditional cuisine.
  • Conference/ business facilities able to accommodate up to 20 delegates in conference in a fully equipped conference venue.
  • A WiFi hotspot and ADSL internet-connected PC is permanently available to all guests, at no extra charge.
  • The owners of Ons Genot speak German, French, English, Dutch and Afrikaans and are therefore a home-from-home to European and local visitors alike

Local Attractions

  • Visit the famous wine estates next door.
  • Visit Stellenbosch Town with a myriad antique and gift shops, restaurants and sidewalk cafes, art galleries and museums.
  • Play golf on the several international golf courses nearby.
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Services

  • Ons Genot will arrange car rental at the best prices.
  • Airport or city shuttles
  • Laundry or Dry-cleaning

Distances

  • Historic Stellenbosch centre (10 min)
  • Vineyards (next door)
  • Golf Courses (1 next door, 15 10-45 min)
  • Beach (30-60 min)
  • Cape Town International Airport (30 min)
  • Franschhoek (25 min)
  • Whale watching in Hermanus (1 hour)
  • Cape Town Waterfront (30 min)
  • Cape Of Good Hope (1 hour)
  • Nature reserve, hiking and mountain biking (next door)

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Conference venues Stellenbosch

Conference venues Stellenbosch

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF STELLENBOSCH

Stellenbosch, the town, situated on the banks of the Eerste Rivier, was founded by Simon van der Stel, the Governor of the Cape Colony in 1679. The town expanded quickly and became an independent local authority in 1682.

In the heart of the Cape Winelands region, Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek are some of the main wine making regions in South Africa.

With it’s comfortable Mediterranean climate of hot dry summers and cool wet winters, Stellenbosch is an ideal situation for growing grapes, most of which are used in wine production.

Golf Courses with Conference Facilities Stellenbosch

For the golfing enthusiasts, amongst many magnificent Golf Courses in the area are: –

Almost all the large golfing estates also offer excellent conference venues, complete with state-of-the-art facilities, outstanding hospitality and unique cuisine.

WHAT’S ON in Stellenbosch

STELLENBOSCH WINE FESTIVAL

The annual Stellenbosch Wine Festival has become world-renowned and an extremely popular stop on the Winelands Tour for international and local visitors. Many packaged features of this festival include the opportunity to taste in excess of 500 different wines and these tastings are usually accompanied by cooking competitions where some of South Africa’s top chefs produce mouth-watering delights for guests to sample or thoroughly indulge in.

Dates have yet to be confirmed, but it is presently believed to be running from the 28th to the 31st July 2012.

OTHER ATTRACTIONS IN STELLENBOSCH

  •  Blaauwklippen Family Market – Every Sunday from 10h00 until 15h00
  • Stellenbosch Fresh Goods Market every Saturday
  • Spier Craft Market at the magnificent Spier Wine Estate operating daily in summer-time from 10h00 – 18h00, and in winter from 10h30 – 17h00

For the more adventurous and outdoor lovers, visit the Jonkershoek Nature Reserve or Dellrust Wine Estate who offer Quad biking quite aside from their wine tour.

CONFERENCE VENUES STELLENBOSCH

Amongst many conference hotels and conference centres, below are some of the finest conference venues to be found on this route, offering the perfect setting for conferences and functions of all natures:

Stellenbosch is an easy 35 kilometre drive from Cape Town airport and if transport is a challenge for the international conference delegate, there are many car rental companies located at the airport, or the popular ‘Point-To-Point’ service offered by Avis. Many hotels will also offer a shuttle service for guests who do not plan to travel while attending a conference in Stellenbosch.

The Western Cape Province has much to offer visitors, both local and international. Known as ‘The Mother City’, there is definitely an air of pampering the moment you hit ground, as the local community welcome visitors and are delighted to offer their own special brand of home-from-home hospitality.