Leeu Estates

A boutique hotel and world-class vineyard

In the heart of the Cape Winelands you'll find Leeu Estates – a luxuriously stylish boutique hotel set in the midst of landscaped grounds and an award-winning vineyard.

With a relaxing atmosphere and strikingly beautiful location, there's an emphasis on exceptional service and indulgence. If you crave some R&R during your South African getaway then head for Leeu Spa, a state-of-the-art wellness sanctuary offering an array of massages and holistic treatments. 

Dining is an experience here – opt for fine dining at the hotel or try one of the Leeu Collection's sister properties in the village of Franschhoek, a three minute drive or scenic 15 minute stroll away. Leeu House is a relaxed dining option throughout the day whilst you can sample snacks and craft beers at the Tuk Tuk microbrewery.

Hayes & Jarvis Rating

Guide Price

 £1,399  per person
Hotel Category
Indulgent
Location Type
Vineyard
TripAdvisor Review
Tripadvisor rating 233 Reviews
Cape Winelands

Hotel highlights

  • Luxury hotel on an award-winning wine estate
  • Impressive spa facilities
  • Wine tasting studio, showcasing the vineyard's finest wines
  • Heated infinity pool

Hotel Features

General Information

  • Check-in Time:
    14:00
  • Check-out Time:
    11:00
  • 17 rooms
  • Transfer duration: 1 hour from Cape Town airport by car
  • Floors have lift access: No

Main Facilities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Boutique

Board Basis Options

  • Bed & Breakfast

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

Leeu Estates

  • Vineyard
  • 1 hour from Cape Town airport by car
233 Reviews % of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 193
  • Very Good 25
  • Average 7
  • Poor 6
  • Terrible 2

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Mar 21, 2020

Heaven on Earth!

Campbell, California

Leeu Estates was simply incredible. Breath taking scenery, inspiring manicured landscape, and world class treatment. In addition to the best service we've experienced, this was truly a place to relax, clear your mind, and drink some of the finest wine in the country. We had an action packed honey moon and to be honest, I was least excited about visiting the wine country- especially because we live in Northern California with Napa in our backyard. Boy was I in for a surprise! We ate at two amazing restaurants, took a private wine tour and upon returning to the Leeu estates we met the Founder, Analjit (Bas) Singh and his family. After an incredible dinner at EPIC (same owner) we returned to our room where we found 2 bottles of their best wine along with a Leeu Collection Art and Landscape book with a hand written personal note from Bas and his wife. This is a small act of kindness that says a lot about the owners and their standard of excellence . We have great memories from this trip and wish we stayed longer- we will surely be back!
Mar 11, 2020

Amazing experience

Loved our time at Leeu Estates. The estate was beautiful, and everyone was incredibly friendly. The service was phenomenal. Perfect place for a romantic getaway. We would definitely come back to the estate again in the future.
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Leeu Estates

Room Types

a bedroom with a large bed in a hotel room

Classic Rooms

An average size of 42 square metres, the Classic Rooms are situated in The Manor House and Max House, and offer varied views from the manicured gardens to the farm dam, orchards, vineyards, dramatic mountain backdrops and the village of Franschhoek.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Deluxe Rooms

An average size of 55 square metres, the Deluxe Rooms are situated in The Manor House, Cellar Cottage and Vineyard Cottage, and offer various views from the manicured gardens, plum orchards and vineyards to the Franschhoek mountains and village.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
a group of bushes in a field

Studio Rooms

Studio Rooms, each with their own terrace and fireplace, are on average 63 square metres and are situated in The Manor House; Leeu Spa, with easy access to the spa facility, gym and pool and Pomegranate Cottage, which has its own private courtyard. They all offer views of the manicured gardens, vineyards and mountains.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
a bedroom with a large bed in a room

Executive Suites

An average size of 97 square metres, each spacious suite has its own lounge/study and fireplace. Situated in The Manor House and Max House and Terroir Cottage, the Executive Suites offer various views, from the manicured gardens and vineyards to mountain backdrops.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Cottages

There are three cottages to chose from: Cellar Cottage, Vineyard Cottage and Max House.

* Cellar Cottage: A size of 354 square metres and housed in the original cellar, this heritage building enjoys views of the manicured gardens and vineyards. It comprises an Executive Suite with terrace and a Deluxe room, two terraces leading off the living room which has a fireplace, a pantry, and access to a private garden with a lawn.

* Vineyard Cottage:An average size of 164m², Vineyard Cottage overlooks vineyards and offers easy access to the Leeu Spa & Gym and its 15-metre swimming pool, and affords views of the manicured gardens and a mountain backdrop. It comprises an Executive Suite with terrace and a Deluxe room.

* Max House: An average size of 164m², Vineyard Cottage overlooks vineyards and offers easy access to the Leeu Spa & Gym and its 15-metre swimming pool, and affords views of the manicured gardens and a mountain backdrop. It comprises an Executive Suite with terrace and a Deluxe room.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

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