About Le Manoir de Brendel Estate
To those in the search of the extraordinary, whether it is breath-taking beauty, a sense of calm or the special refinements of culture, Le Manoir de Brendel offers just that. Our 5-star rating represents the highest category for accommodation and service.
Le Manoir de Brendel is a family-owned estate where all grapes are harvested by hand. The very best bunches are sorted from the lower-quality ones and 80% of the vineyards are planted with red varieties and 20% with white.
Guest House & Wine Estate
The guest house is nestled in approximately 30 hectares of vineyards in Franschhoek. In this mild and sunny climate in the shadow of the mountains, we grow grape varieties of Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chenin Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay.
Our guests have the choice of 9 luxurious suites with exclusive ambiance. The atmosphere varies from room to room. All suites are serviced daily and equipped with air conditioners, under-floor heating, direct dial telephone, M-Net, mini-bar, coffee and tea making facilities, safe for valuables, hairdryer, gowns, slippers and luxury bathroom amenities.
Children are welcome. We can add single beds to most of our very spacious rooms with double bathrooms if the family suite is not available.
Continental & Hot Breakfast is served overlooking the Klein Drakenstein Mountain and vineyards.
Attractions and Activities
Book a wine tasting session in the afternoon enjoying our best wines and the basics of professional wine tasting knowledge. You will get a chance to identify the various aromas of the wine and take information with you for future tastings.
Bring your racquet along and enjoy a game of tennis on our court overlooking the vineyards. If you cannot break away from your exercise regime there is always our gym for a serious workout. Both young and old enjoy playing a game of chess on our Giant Garden Chessboard.
For more action, there’s a 1.2km walking trail through the vineyards along the Franschhoek River and over the Berg River via a wooden terrace.
Lazing in and around our swimming pool is what our guests do best when the Franschhoek summer days are upon us. Lounging around our guest lounge fireplace is just the thing to do on cold and rainy days.
Le Manoir de Brendel is situated 55km’s from Cape Town International Village, rated amongst the top gourmet & wine towns of South Airport, in the heart of the Cape Winelands a mere 5 minute drive, from the historical Franschhoek area on the R45