Accommodation in the Elgin Valley ranges from four star comfort, luxury trailers to cosy cottages surrounded by scenic mountains and fynbos and excellent wine farms.

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Aanhouwen Cottages

T.  +27 82 299 5667
Contact.  Annemarie van Wyk

Aanhouwen Cottages is situated in the beautiful Elgin Valley's Viljoenshoop Road. It features five self-catering farm cottages sleeping a maximum of five persons. It is ideal for families or couples.

Apple Mountain Guest Farm

Address. Farm 83, Highlands Road, Grabouw 7160

Open times – Friday to Sunday – only block bookings of 5 rooms or more.
Only Bed and Breakfast

Belfield Farm Cottages

M. +27 82 767 9932
Contact.  Mel Kreft

The farm cottages are ideal for friends or family looking for a tranquil getaway on a working farm.

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Bodemloos Backpackers

Situated on a working farm in Elgin Valley. Bodemloos Backpackers offers picturesque views & a taste of real country living. Guests are welcome to wander, run or MTB around in the orchards. Enjoy the peacefulness and recharge or book one of our exciting tours around the area. We offer a day Wine Tour to three of our local wine farms as well as half and full-day adventure tours which can cover anything from hiking, zip line, whale watching, and many more.

We have a variety of accommodation options:

Backpackers, chalets, Dormitories, and Canvas Dome Tents with or without pallet beds, mattresses and bedding.

M. 082 669 2934

Brookelands Stone Cottage

T. +27 21 3000 943
M. +27 82 650 9054
Contact. Rob Semple
Address. The Valley Road, Elgin

Brookelands Stone Cottage is tucked away in a magical wooded setting amid indigenous trees and shrubs in the Elgin Valley on a small working apple, pear and grape farm.

Cherry Glamping

Richard Cherry.  +27 82 788 9837
Magriet Cherry. +27 82 456 1981
Contact.  Richard & Magriet Cherry
Address.  Groenrug Estate, Elgin Valley

Cherry Glamping is situated in the mountains of Elgin and is the ideal location for a unique forest wedding weekend; relaxed birthday celebration; team building or company breakaway; conference; mountain biking or trail running getaway; mini-festival or any other group get together. We offer luxury tented accommodation and various venue options in 2 different forests camp. Both camps have a panoramic view of the Elgin Valley and has our beautiful and spacious 5m Bell tents permanently set up amongst the trees. Venue options include beautiful open spaces, forests, a glass-enclosed venue, a Bedouin covered deck, sundowner areas, a “poplar tree” chapel, and 2 lapas with fire pits.

No venue fee is applicable, you only pay for the accommodation!

Cheverells Farm Cottages

M.  +27 82 449 4554
Contact.  Catherine Boome
Address.  55 Highlands Road, Elgin Valley

Here awaits food for the soul if you favour the country side and the face of the changing seasons. Poised on a working apple farm, Cheverells Farm Cottages offers beautiful views of the orchards and the Elgin Valley.
We offer quaint and cosy self-catering farm accommodation in this peaceful and open surrounds. Each cottage is tastefully decorated with well-loved luxuries such as fireplaces, Nespresso coffee machines, crisp percale linen, electric blankets, and snuggly throws for the winter months, complimentary toiletries, and farm-style rusks to enjoy with your morning coffee. The cottages appeal to all visitor types, from the outdoor adventurer or nature enthusiast to those looking for the perfect romantic getaway. It's a simple escape to the countryside to relax and reconnect with yourself and enjoy the majesty of this picturesque Valley of fruit, wine, flowers, and a thousand views!

Elgin Country Lodge

M.  +27 66 007 4978
Contact.  Alan Menteath
Address.  Vredenhof Farm, just off N2 Highway (opposite Viljoenshoop Road)

4 star Continental Bed and Breakfast Guesthouse on a working apple farm has 5 Luxury en-suite bedrooms, all with DSTV, Wi-Fi and Airconditioning. Netflix is available in the Guest Lounge. Our self-catering option is a private 2 Bedroom, 2 bathroom Garden Cottage with a deck on the water at the dam on our farm – perfect for 2 couples sharing.

Elgin River Lodge

T.  +27 21 846 8345
M. +27 72 927 4807
Contact.  Cassandra Hagglund
Address.  Mofam Farm, Appletiser Road, Elgin

Elgin River Lodge offers one of two accommodation options. The Main lodge is perfect for family getaways,romantic stays and big or small groups looking to get away to experience country living. Our quaint wooden chalets on stilts provide sweeping mountain and river views. The Villa and Garden Cottage, our self-catering option,just further down the river, features breathtaking views and it is privately situated away from the main lodge accommodating up to four families. We make every effort to ensure your stay with us is as comfortable as possible.

The Elgin Valley Inn

T. +27 21 859 1661
M.  +27 83 475 4459
Contact.  Jolene
Address.  99 Main Road, Grabouw

Our guesthouse is conveniently situated just off the N2 in Grabouw, offering 10 stunning en-suite rooms designed with your privacy, comfort and relaxation in mind.

Elgin Vintners Country House

T.  +27 (021) 848 9587
Contact.  Hein Scheffer

Escape into country living and feel like the lord and lady of the manor when you check in to our 4-star boutique guesthouse for a luxurious getaway. Built in 1927 to a Sir Herbert Baker design, our Country House has been restored to its Victorian glory, with all the modern comforts. Accommodating up to 10 guests in luxury suites, the Country House is child-friendly and gives guests the run of the property, including the swimming pool, tennis court and braai area.

Our English country gardens are the perfect place to experience the view of wide-open Elgin skies and the encircling Hottentots Holland and Kogelberg mountains. Take a stroll across the expansive lawns to discover the secret fairy garden, explore ancient trees and hidden places, and enjoy the sensory explosion of the abundant flower beds in the terraced garden first planted in the 1920s.

Explore our apple and pear orchards, vineyards, and hiking and mountain biking trails around the farm and along the river. Have a game of tennis or a swim in the pool. Make yourself at home at Elgin Vintners and enjoy our wonderful natural surroundings.

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Moo's Magic Homestay

M.  +27 82 694 3141
Contact. Marina
Address. Valley Road, Elgin

Enjoy a farm stay at Moo's Magic Homestay.  Meal service subject to availability, no alcoholic drinks included.  The house comprises the following:

  •  Double bed ensuite with a bath
  • 2 singles bedroom with shower bathroom right next to it.

Dinner bed and breakfast option:  R1250 pppn

Bed and breakfast: R 950ppn



Grabouw Lodge

T. +27 21 859 4864
M.  +27 81 267 9245
Contact. Nazreen
Address.  1 Oudebrug Road, Grabouw

Your home away from home. We have single and double occupancy rooms with a bathroom and small kitchen. Our venue has a conference room with screen projector, also suitable for birthday parties and weddings. We do catering and take away orders as well. All food is strictly halal.

Houw Hoek Hotel

T. +27 28 284 9646
M. +27 87 814 1226
Address. N2, Houw Hoek, Grabouw 7160

The child-friendly Houw Hoek Hotel is peacefully positioned in an exquisite location, between majestic mountains and beautiful ponds, making this the perfect place to relax and unwind. Many of our rooms have fireplaces for those cosy winter evenings and private balconies with magnificent views. We offer five air-conditioned conference facilities. Our romantic setting also makes us the perfect wedding venue. Built in 1779, we are the oldest licensed hotel in South Africa and are the winner of two Haute Grandeur Global Excellence Awards. We offer so much to keep the family entertained – two refreshing swimming pools, two games rooms and a host of outdoor activities.

Inn on Highlands

M. +27 082 498 5246
Contact. Malindi Turner
Address. 62 Highlands Road, Elgin

Accommodation, Function and Wedding Venue on the Highlands road. Perfect to relax, unwind and celebrate special occasions. Venue can accommodate up to 120 and Accommodation up to 59 people.

Klip River Cabin

T. +27 21 859 1034
M. +27 72 030 0075
Address. 47 Worcester Road, Grabouw 7160

This fully furnished 3 bedroom self-catering cottage sleeps 6 and is situated on Worcester Road on the banks of the Klip River in Grabouw.

Kunguru Lodge

T. +27 21 844 0975
M. +27 83 983 6658 / 71 796 3907 / 83 456 2181
Contact.  Natasha Loubser

The lodge, surrounded by lush gardens and orchards, provides an excellent venue for a variety of occasions.

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Lilybank Cottage

M. +27 83 630 1681
Contact. Stuart Maxwell
Address. Farm 29, Worcester Street, Grabouw

Lilybank Cottage is situated in the very beautiful Elgin Valley, where apples and roses flourish. The cottage is set under some oak trees, lies beside an attractive little river and is surrounded by majestic mountain views.

Lothian Vineyards

T.  +27 21 859 9901
M. +27 82 565 7869
Contact.  Ewen

Lothian House – a feat of modern architecture, designed with sensitivity towards the environment – offer the beguiling lifestyle of an unparalleled countryside retreat.

Moortop Cottages

M. +27 72 244 7227
Host.  Rowena Daniel
Address. 35 Viljoenshoop Road, Elgin

Three recently renovated farm style cottages – nestled amongst fruit orchards – offer spacious accommodation within close proximity to most wedding venues.

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Mountain View B&B

T. +27 21 859 3952
M. +27 72 446 2921
Contact.  Olga Hangone

Oak Lane Cottages

M. +27 82 633 4350
Contact.  Elke Lötter

Set in a garden amongst oak trees, accommodation consists of seven fully equipped farm cottages each with their own indoor fireplace, garden and braai area.

Old Mac Daddy

T.  +27 21 844 0241
M. +27 79 276 9342
Contact.  Hulandi Bester

Part caravan park, part designer farm lodge - this little hotel is sure to please if you're looking for a wholesome spot to unwind and relax.  An elegant collection of 12 themed vintage Airstream Trailer Suites, each uniquely designed by some of Cape Town's top artists and designers.  There are nine family-friendly suites with a built-in lounge & deck.  We have one family-friendly suite with a small private patio and two couples-only suites with a terrace.

Paul Wallace Cottages

Farm #63, Highlands Road, Elgin
Western Cape, South Africa

M. +27 83 255 1884  /  +27 82 572 1406
Contact.  Nicky Wallace

Book a stay at one of the self-catering cottages on Wallovale Vineyards, Home of Paul Wallace Wines.

Farm fresh hospitality, glorious sunsets, washed down with superb wines.

There are a total of three cottages alongside our tasting room. Each have been tastefully refurbished into self-catering accommodation. 2 of the cottages sleep four, the third cottage is suitable for a couple.

There are indoor fireplaces and full DSTV in the two larger cottages; the 2-sleeper has a Smart TV with Netflix. Each cottage has an outdoor braai, table, and umbrella – just perfect to enjoy good company, splendid views with wine to match.

Free Wi-fi. Well socialised dogs are welcome guests.  Bass fishing on a catch and release basis for enthusiasts.

Pietersielie Paleis

T. +27 21 204 1085
Contact. Amber Jean

Book into the Pietersielie Paleis overnight or stay for a while.

Rockhaven Farm

T. +27 21 849 8664
M. +27 82 424 8500
Contact. Liz Wood
Address. 79 Highlands Road, Elgin

Two well appointed self-catering cottages, equipped with most amenities, situated amongst our apple orchards!

South Hill Cool Climate Vineyards – Accommodation

T. +27 21 844 0888
M. +27 73 557 6273

4 star accredited South Hill Vineyards offers a luxury farm-stay experience with two accommodation options – enjoy one of six luxurious, spacious rooms in our Guest House; or relax in the tranquil, romantic one bedroom Pumphouse Honeymoon Cottage.

Sutherland Cottage

M. +27 82 464 3612
W. Visit website

Sutherland farm cottage caters for bigger groups, families or couples who like a little extra space!


Trail's End

T. +27 21 859 5193
M. +27 82 570 7270
Contact. Brenda

Pack your running shoes, load your bike and book yourself into Trail's End Bike Hotel.

Villa Eike

T. 082 537 1771
Contact. Donovan Steyl

The pace slows down as you come over the Hottentots Holland Mountains and enter into a lush patchwork valley scattered with vineyards, orchards, and an abundance of roses. Immerse yourself in the magnificent scenery while enjoying various local attractions like the Elgin Railway Market, the Elgin steam train, wine farms, or the more adventurous the Cape Canopy Tours, or simply relax and put your feet up.

Villa Exner Exclusive Boutique Hotel

M. +27 79 498 4717

Villa Exner is a family-owned five star boutique hotel, offering superior accommodation, warm hospitality and personal service. Close to trending wedding venues, boutique wineries, mountain biking and hiking trails, Villa Exner is a favorite accommodation choice in Elgin.

Wildekrans Country House

T.  +27 28 284 9827
Contact.  Alison Green

Four star graded Wildekrans Country House offers both bed and breakfast, full board or self catering accommodation on the eastern side of the Elgin Valley. This is a luxury farm stay within a natural and protected environment. Choose from Mountain View (suite), Garden View (owner’s favourite), Art Room (eclectic), Birch Cottage (traditional). Cape antique furniture is contrasted with modern art. What differentiates us is:

  • 2020 Travellers Choice award (TripAdvisor)
  • Dramatic mountain backdrop
  • Vast gardens leading into the Kogelberg Biosphere
  • Historic homestead (1811)
  • Swimming pool filled with mountain water
  • Country food cooked from veggie garden and neighbouring suppliers
  • Contemporary art collection
  • 100% cotton (Granny Goose) bedding
  • Guided hikes
  • Library