If you are looking for the prefect Tulbagh accommodation, be sure to visit The Tulbagh Hotel, situated in the small town of Tulbagh, just 2 hours from Cape Town. The town is surrounded by mountains which provides breathtakingly beautiful scenery. In the winter the surrounding mountain tops is covered with snow. Tulbagh offers something for any visitor with loads of wine farms, activities and accommodation. One accommodation establishment to visit if you do find yourself in Tulbagh, is The Tulbagh Hotel.
The Tulbagh Hotel was established in 1859, which makes this stunning hotel 150 years old. Most of the original architecture was kept, which adds to the cosy atmosphere the hotel presents. The wooden floors and wooden doors frames give one the feeling of warmth and sophistication. The hotel itself boasts with 5 beautifully decorated rooms, each with their own private en-suite bathroom with bath & shower, ceiling fans, wall paneled heaters, air-conditioning, tea/coffee making facilities, satellite TV and there’s even electric blankets on the king size beds.
Other facilities at the hotel includes a cosy restaurant with a big fire place, perfect for enjoying a delicious dinner and a glass of local red wine on a cold winters evening, a bar that stocks wine from the local estates within the Tulbagh valley and available for you to buy. The latest addition to this stunning hotel, is their sparkling pool with sun beds where you can sit back and soak up the sun, while reading your favourite novel or magazine.
The hotel also caters for small events and conferences. The venue can seat 25 – 30 delegates, depending on the style of seating. Conferencing equipment includes note pads & pens, TV monitor, DVD Player, an overhead projector & screen as well as flipcharts and pens. Wireless internet is also available free of charge. The venue is also available for small functions such as matric farewells, wine tasting, year-end functions and small weddings.
THE WINTERHOEK MANOR
Located across the road from the hotel, is the Winterhoek Manor which is an extension to the existing hotel. The thatched roof manor is home to three beautiful individually decorated rooms and is named in the honour of the 3 gentlemen that played a big part in the establishment of the town of Tulbagh: Van Riebeek, Peter Potter and Rijk Tulbagh, which the town is named after. Each of the individually decorated rooms has its own character and feel to it and each room comes with its own private en-suite bathroom, ceiling fans, heaters, air-conditioning, tea/coffee making facilities, satellite TV and electric blankets on king size beds. The Rijk Tulbagh room is wheel chair accessible and is the only wheel chair accessible room in the whole of Tulbagh.
THE TOLL HOUSE
If you prefer self catering accommodation, then The Toll House is just for you. The house has stunning views on the surrounding mountains and is centrally located in the town’s famous and historic Church Street, which is home to 32 National Monuments and The Toll House dates back to 1807. The house still as the original architecture with features like the thatched roofs, gables and yellow wood floors and window frames.
The Toll House is a spacious cottage which can accommodate 6 guests in 3 lovely, spacious bedrooms. The main bedroom has a poster bed and an en-suite bathroom with shower only. The 2nd bedroom with a double bed and the 3rd bedroom with 2 x single beds share a separate bathroom. The cottage also has a fully equipped kitchen, dining room and lounge. There is a secluded garden with a welcoming plunge pool, sun beds and a braai/BBQ area and is within walking distance from some great restaurants, supermarkets and banks.
If you find yourself in Tulbagh the next time you go on a road trip, be sure to book your place here.
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