There was an excellent service, one of the owner is a first class cook. The house is absolutely beautiful. There is a lovely view over the wineyards from the terrace with a well kept pool. we fellt very spoiled. We can warmely recommend it.
5 March 2018
Hermann & Liliane Schachermayr - Switzerland
Having toured extensively in South Africa, one gem stands out, Vineyard Views.
Here you will find an intimate, charming and relaxing atmosphere, high quality comfort and first class South African hospitality combined with 100% attention to detail. Vineyard Views is a must to stay at.
4 March 2018
Stella & Robert - Yorkshire UK
Wonderful, warm hosts, both gourmet cooks run probably the best place we have ever stayed in! Comfort and beauty throughout the many rooms, with wide country views enhanced by lawn and swimming pool in front.
25 February 2018
Ian and Jane Maclure - Cornwall United Kingdom
There are many guest houses in the Cape but this must be one of the most outstanding. Gorgeous accommodations, charming, caring hosts and ( with prior warning) dinner to die for. Worth visiting just for the beautiful furnishings and art work. If there were a six star category, this would be it !
Thank you for a great stay
17 February 2018
Nigel & Tony - Dorset UK
As soon as you step through the front door, you just know that you are in for a wonderful time! A gorgeous home, run by two amazing guys. A sumptuous suite, extremely comfortable bed, everything that you could ever need just at hand. Delicious afternoon tea served on the patio overlooking the pool and vineyards towards the mountains, home-made cakes and a selection of teas! Then around 6pm drinks and wonderful home-made canapés also served on the terrace, before the most sensational supper served in the elegant dining room, the melt in the mouth lamb just so memorable! Attention to detail is amazing, from the home-made sweets in the bedroom refrigerator, and on the pillow before bedtime, to the gorgeous rose adorned tea trays, and the breakfast is to die for! If you feel like being spoilt, just book immediately, Vineyard Views.............. just Gorgeous!
11 February 2018
Phil & Andrew - Constantia
Mit Gareth und Grant haben wir nun zum 2. Mal Süd Afrika von der allerbesten Seite erlebt. Tausend Sterne für Eleganz und Herzlichkeit - Zweitausend für die sehr originellen Speisen. Wir kommen ganz sicher wieder!!!
2 February 2018
Richard - Germany
Stylish, elegant, uncluttered but packed with creative flair. Absolute attention to detail very evident in all aspects. Beautifully appointed rooms with everything one could need. Stunning views in a most peaceful environment. And oh, the meals - breakfast and dinner were sumptuous and delicious. Gareth and Grant are wonderful hosts and we truly enjoyed our stay in this fantastic "5 Star" guest house. Highly recommended!
25 January 2018
Iain and Ingrid - Hillcrest KZN
WOW is the word that should be used to describe Vineyard Views! What an incredible experience! As the name suggests this exquisite country house is situated amongst the vineyards with breathtaking views of the mountains. You can even enjoy the view form the crystal clear pool with cows grazing in the distance - this really is nature at it's very best! Gareth and Grant are the most wonderful and thoughtful hosts - absolutely nothing was amiss from the welcome to the extremely luxurious rooms with all amenities you can possible think of. I would visit this guest house alone for the bed turndown... homemade Rumkugeln ;-). I would definitely recommend having dinner at Vineyard Views - it is a culinary experience like no other! Thank you for an unforgettable weekend! We will be back! xx
18 January 2018
Janina Kritzer - Cape Town
A well appointed, ideally positioned and tastefully decorated villa. With the unobtrusive views of the Kasteelberg and Witzenberg mountains, the comfort and decadence of the honeymoon suite coupled with the skillfully prepared meals make this THE destination in Riebeek West! Thank you G&G for your hospitality and for sharing your gem!
14 January 2018
Thomas Kritzer - Constantia
Due to the nature of our business, we travel extensively, both locally and abroad, and sometimes staying in excellent accommodation. We don’t make a habit of writing reviews regarding our experiences, but we thought that due to the exceptionally high level of customer care and facilities together with personalised service and attention to detail we felt compelled to highly recommend ‘Vineyard Views Country House’ as a delightful experience in every aspect.
Well done Gareth and Grant we score you 10/10 as our stay was memorable.
7 March 2018
Lorna and Mike Spittal - Port Elizabeth & United Kingdom
As one drives through the vines to the property, a character farm gate opens before you. The hosts and two beautiful dogs greet one at the front door and lead you through the entrance hall with a magnificent chandelier made from old lead crystal glasses. At first glance one gets a glimpse of traditional and some antique furniture, but with a strong sense of modern conveniences. I was led down to my suite, but felt myself being pulled back to a patio I saw on route. Having settled my luggage I hastened back up to the patio overlooking the swimming pool, vineyards and mountains in the distance. The views stretch from Kasteelberg mountains in the west to the Witzenberg mountains to the east. It feels like being on a farm and yet the village is a stroll away. I parked myself on the patio where I was offered refreshments with very freshly baked cakes while I saw cows going home in the distance. Gareth is a very keen and accomplished baker. My bedroom suite had everything I could wish for (and more) and was very cool while it was extremely hot outside. I particularly liked that the bedrooms had private outside patios to enjoy. I would highly recommend this guest house for people who appreciate beautiful interiors, comfortable and relaxed exterior, extremely well appointed bedroom suites (I peeped into some of the other suites too) and the most spectacular views and surroundings. Gareth and Grant are great hosts in that one feels they are always available, but never intrusive. They gave me tips about the surroundings, but I lost my any inclination to leave the house. Thank you for a wonderful stay.
11 January 2018
Francine - Fresnaye
What a fabulous two days we spent at Vineyard Views Country House. Although it was brief our stay was unforgettable. The accommodation itself was top drawer and the guys so welcoming and hospitable. The breakfasts were fabulous and the evening meal the guys prepared for us (arranged in advance) was divine. The pool and patio area was delightful with beautiful views over the adjacent vineyards and to the mountains beyond. All in all, we simply cannot recommend Vineyard Views highly enough!
7 January 2018
David & Carol - United Kingdom
A friend of ours in Cape Town suggested Vineyard Views as a great place to stay in Swartland and she was right! It is really, really good; a simply wonderful place to stay. Gareth and Grant were consummate hosts, easily working together to deliver a great experience and finding the perfect balance of interaction and privacy. They were also a great source of local information. And their dogs are well behaved and cute :-) The room was super comfortable, the breakfast was awesome and the home made cakes and canapés were incredible too. I hesitate to be so effusive, in part because part of me wants to keep this place a secret. But the attention to detail is amazing and it totally deserves recognition. Jonathan and I certainly plan to be back and have already been recommending Vineyard Views to our friends. Thanks Gentlemen! N&J
24 November 2017
Neil & Jonathan - Amsterdam Netherlands
We were warmly welcomed by Gareth and Grant to their tasteful home set amidst the vineyards. The canapés and breakfasts were beautifully presented and wonderfully tasty. We would love to return some day. It was a real treat! Thank you.
21 November 2017
Jamie & Glynnis - Hermanus
Gareth and Grant are delightful hosts! Top class accommodation, very stylish decor, immaculately clean, awesome views, incredible breakfasts and canapes with drinks at sunset, Just a fantastic destination, made us feel very relaxed, so much attention to detail. Will definitely be back!!
20 November 2017
Pat & Guy - Hermanus
What a treat!! Vineyard Views is like home away from home. Every detail has been thought of, and our hosts were just so gracious and attentive, along with the friendly staff. The rooms are comfortable, gorgeous and elegant; every piece of furniture and decor has a story. Both the interiors and exteriors were beautiful, clean, and up to the highest standards. We were spoilt with (among other things) yummy chocolates and homemade fudge on our pillows at night... and the most incredible breakfast the next day, beautifully presented and so delicious! The views are incredible, the atmosphere is tranquil and a short walk gets you to the centre of the village with a selection of quaint eateries, local crafts, antique shops, etc. We will definitely be back!
7 November 2018
Tessa & Guy - Noordhoek
An absolute indulgence - Grant and Gareth are charming hosts with impeccable taste in food and decor. We were made to feel most welcome and at home. Rooms are spacious and luxurious in every way. had such a great weekend there we will most definitely be back!
27 October 2017
Nicola & Andre Tautes - Hout Bay
We have just spent a wonderful weekend at the Vineyard Views Guesthouse.
From the minute we arrived the hosts, Gareth and Grant, made us feel so welcome and relaxed.
The rooms are stylish and beautifully decorated with great attention to detail. Lovely chocolates on your bed at night and divine canapés and drinks every evening.
Vineyard Views might be a guesthouse but it felt like being away from home... cozy and relaxed with lots of pampering.
We would highly recommend Vineyard Views as a getaway for a weekend.
20 October 2017
Sandy & Patrick Stack - Kenilworth
"5 star accommodation"
Hospitality at its best !The most amazing evening at Vineyard Views. Beautiful bedroom and linen , so elegant and understated. Gareth made a superb breakfast, delicious breads , cheeses and the lightest omelette i have ever eaten ! Attention to detail and service is obviously top priority for Grant and Gareth
We will be back !
12 October 2017
William & Nikki Booth - Higgovale
What an incredible experience! Seamless and faultless service in a relaxed yet professional operation run by Gareth and Grant.
It's a high standard of quality throughout with no expense spared on the beautiful bedrooms, dining and communal lounge areas - this is a true labour of love .
If you are visiting Cape Town don't miss out on this great experience!
Can't recommend it highly enough!
10 October 2017
Cathy Johnson - London UK
From the minute we arived until we left Gareth and Grant made sure that out every need was catered for. Gareth baking and cooking skills was out of this world! Our package was only suppose to include breakfast but there was so many more extras!! Gareth baked us the most devine lemon cake for tee in the day of our arrival and ended the afternoon with delicious canapés all included in a B&B rate.
but not least due to it being my Birthday we got upgraded free of charge to the suite.
are already planning our next trip.
24 September 2017
Jena & Charl Balsamo-Gongalves - Durbanville