Stellenbosch History

We are ideally situated on the famous Dorp Street in the historic town centre of Stellenbosch - heart of the Cape Winelands - it is within easy walking distance of numerous art galleries, historical buildings and museums, quaint and exclusive local shops, and more than 60 coffee shops and restaurants.
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Stellenbosch was named after Simon van der Stel, at that time the Governor of the Cape.   He gave out farms next to the Eerste River and here, in the fertile ground, food and wine were produced for the Castle and ships stopping at the Cape of Good Hope.

Simon van der Stel govenor of the Dutch Cape Kolony and of the Dutch kolony Mauritius, after him is called Stellenbosch in South-Africa, father of the latter govenor Willem Adriaen van der Stel

Stellenbosch was named after Simon van der Stel, at that time the Governor of the Cape. He gave out farms next to the Eerste River and here, in the fertile ground, food and wine were produced for the Castle and ships stopping at the Cape of Good Hope. Link: http://ow.ly/SvXfr

Willem Adriaen van der Stel son of govenor Simon van der Stel

Stellenbosch, founded in 1679 and nestling at the foot of majestic mountains in the heart of the famous Cape Winelands, is alive with history and culture. Read more: http://ow.ly/SeDvU

107 Dorpstraat is a boutique hotel that blends an ideal location, thoughtful luxury, and today’s technology into flawless accommodation in Stellenbosch.

Stellenbosch, founded in 1679 and nestling at the foot of majestic mountains in the heart of the famous Cape Winelands, is alive with history and culture. Link: http://ow.ly/QKmqE

107 Dorpstraat is a boutique hotel that blends an ideal location, thoughtful luxury, and today’s technology into flawless accommodation in Stellenbosch.

#ThrowbackThursday to what Dorp Street used to look like in the 19th century.

to what Dorp Street used to look like in the century.

Stellenbosch was named after Simon van der Stel, at that time the Governor of the Cape. He gave out farms next to the Eerste River and here, in the fertile ground, food and wine were produced for the Castle and ships stopping at the Cape of Good Hope. Link: http://ow.ly/UFxKq

107 Dorpstraat is a boutique hotel that blends an ideal location, thoughtful luxury, and today’s technology into flawless accommodation in Stellenbosch.

The wonderful architecture of Dorp Street and the town Centre is of immense historical value. Come stay at our luxurious hotel to explore Stellenboschs’ history. Link: http://ow.ly/RUKyS

107 Dorpstraat is a boutique hotel that blends an ideal location, thoughtful luxury, and today’s technology into flawless accommodation in Stellenbosch.

The wonderful architecture of Dorp Street and the town Centre is of immense historical value. Come stay at our luxurious hotel to explore Stellenboschs’ history. Link: http://ow.ly/RUKyS

107 Dorpstraat is a boutique hotel that blends an ideal location, thoughtful luxury, and today’s technology into flawless accommodation in Stellenbosch.

Stellenbosch is a place where the mind and senses are stimulated, and the soul can find a peaceful retreat. Read more: http://ow.ly/QsWIv

107 Dorpstraat is a boutique hotel that blends an ideal location, thoughtful luxury, and today’s technology into flawless accommodation in Stellenbosch.

Stellenbosch, founded in 1679 and nestling at the foot of majestic mountains in the heart of the famous Cape Winelands, is alive with history and culture. Read more: http://ow.ly/Qaxcj

107 Dorpstraat is a boutique hotel that blends an ideal location, thoughtful luxury, and today’s technology into flawless accommodation in Stellenbosch.

The wonderful architecture of Dorp Street and the town Centre is of immense historical value. Read more: http://ow.ly/PSGVe

107 Dorpstraat is a boutique hotel that blends an ideal location, thoughtful luxury, and today’s technology into flawless accommodation in Stellenbosch.

Stellenbosch, named after Simon van der Stel (Governor of the Cape) - Gave out farms next to the Eerste River and here, in the fertile ground, food and wine were produced for the Castle and ships stopping at the Cape of Good Hope. Read more: http://ow.ly/PzZvH

Simon van der Stel 14 October 1639 24 June 1712 was the last Commander and first Governor of the Cape Colony the Dutch settlement at the Cape of Good Hop

Stellenbosch, founded in 1679 and nestling at the foot of majestic mountains in the heart of the famous Cape Winelands, is alive with history and culture. Read more: http://ow.ly/Ph5EV

107 Dorpstraat is a boutique hotel that blends an ideal location, thoughtful luxury, and today’s technology into flawless accommodation in Stellenbosch.

The wonderful architecture of Dorp Street and the town Centre is of immense historical value, and the well-known schools and prestigious University of Stellenbosch make it a sought-after academic centre. Read more: http://ow.ly/OZaNS

107 Dorpstraat is a boutique hotel that blends an ideal location, thoughtful luxury, and today’s technology into flawless accommodation in Stellenbosch.

The wonderful architecture of Dorp Street and the town Centre is of immense historical value. Read more: http://ow.ly/OFyoT

107 Dorpstraat is a boutique hotel that blends an ideal location, thoughtful luxury, and today’s technology into flawless accommodation in Stellenbosch.

Stellenbosch, founded in 1679 and nestling at the foot of majestic mountains in the heart of the famous Cape Winelands, is alive with history and culture. Read more: http://ow.ly/Odtse

107 Dorpstraat is a boutique hotel that blends an ideal location, thoughtful luxury, and today’s technology into flawless accommodation in Stellenbosch.

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