Location: Swartland, Western Cape
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Set in the picturesque and tranquil winelands valley of Riebeek Kasteel, Royal in Riebeek is rich with Colonial history. Dating back over 150 years, this magnificent hotel has been lovingly restored to the highest standards of comfort and luxury.
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About Royal in Riebeek

Royal in Riebeek oozes with old world charm, located in the scenic Swartland Valley region, which is an up and coming and bustling wine region. The hotel falls under South African Heritage and is true to its original architecture of colonial origin. An ideal base to explore the surrounding winelands and the many nearby Western Cape attractions, Royal in Riebeek is a charming country choice.

Royal in Riebeek Accommodation

Royal in Riebeek’s elegantly appointed suites have been lovingly refurbished, and finished with the highest attention to detail. Guests will enjoy luxurious amenities including underfloor heating, and heated towel rails. Take in the panoramic views of the valley and Kasteelberg mountain, as you relax in the perfectly manicured garden, cool off in the crystal blue swimming pool, or soak up the sun on the comfortable pool deck.

The superb gourmet on site kitchen serves delectable dishes from 7am until late, comprising of breakfast, lunch, snacks, platters and dinner. Royal in Riebeek boasts 7 designated areas to choose from, including the 150-year-old colonial pub, and adjacent smoking restaurant, a non-smoking restaurant, and a cosy indoor lounge. Outdoors, this stately hotel is equipped with a patio, and two additional outdoor terraces, including an outdoor lounge and bar.

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Royal in Riebeek room

En suite Bathroom

En suite Bathroom

Royal in Riebeek Activities

Royal in Riebeek is a gateway to surrounding areas, with a number of activities to choose from, here are a few ideas:

  • 3 annual festivals nearby – The Medfest in March, The Olive Festival in May and the Shiraz and art festival in September.
  • Great vantage to explore towns of Paarl, Stellenbosch, Cape Town, Franschhoek, Tulbagh, and Ceres, to name a few.
  • Safari within 1.5 hours drive.
  • Visit nearby wine farms or book a Private Wine Tour with Greatest Africa


Greatest Africa was founded in the Greater Cape Area of South Africa, and offers private wine tours in the exquisite Cape Region. Our exclusive tours are guided by boutique wine producer Richard Hilton, of Richard Hilton Vineyards, who is also the founder and MD of Greatest Africa.

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