Blue Gum Country Estate Hotel in Stanford, Cape Overberg
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  • Guests41
  • Rooms/Units13
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Blue Gum Country Estate is a highly recommended Stanford hotel providing accommodation for tourists visiting the Cape Overberg region.

About Blue Gum Country Estate

Blue Gum Country Estate is hidden in a valley that ascends towards the small town of Stanford, just outside Hermanus. The estate is a working wine farm and developing vineyards. The delightful Country Estate, nestled among ancient Blue Gum trees, overlooks the leafy banks of the Klein Rivier and encourages guests to relax in tranquil beauty and endless luxury.

ACCOMMODATION

Blue Gum Country Estate offers luxurious Manor House Rooms, decorated in a African Colonial style, and Mountain View Rooms, decorated in an English country style. All rooms have private verandahs with sprawling views of the vineyards or gardens, Klein Rivier Mountains and surrounding valley. Delightful interleading family room options are available for those with children.

All rooms offer mini-bar facilities, select satellite channels, full bathrooms and complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits.

DINING

Blue Gum also serves light lunches during the week (and is open to the general public Thursday to Sunday) and delicious hearty Sunday Roasts, perfect for family outings.

WEDDINGS

Weddings at Blue Gum are tailormade to suit the individual couple. Summer weddings under the Blue Gum tree overlooking the pond and vineyards are always a favourite, although Winter weddings are proving to run a very close second for brides who prefer a wedding by the fireside along with red wine and delicious, hearty winter food. The Blue Gum restaurant caters for the smaller more intimate wedding of up to 100 guests.

EXPERIENCES

Bluegum provides guests with an abundance of activities to enjoy on the grounds, including a pool area, hiking, leisurely walks, mountain-bike riding, boule, bird-watching, tennis and various board games for a lazy afternoon's entertainment.

The Stanford area offers excursions such as the Klein Rivier Cheese Factory, Birkenhead Micro-Brewery, a leisurely boat trip down the Klein Rivier, wine-tasting at one of the many world-class wine estates, White Shark Cage Diving, trout fishing and horse riding to name a few. Hermanus and Gansbaai, just a 30 minute drive from Blue Gum, offer the best land and boat based whale watching in the world, fine restaurants, African crafts, organic markets and excellent golf courses.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Disabled equipped
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room
  • Room service

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Transfers

  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • German
  • Shona
  • Sotho
  • Venda
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Mountain Rooms

These Mountain Rooms are decorated in English-Country style combining soft colours, comfortable furniture and beautiful wooden floors. King, Queen or Singles beds are available. Each room has a private verandah facing the majestic Overberg mountains.

  • Additional bed / mattress  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

Qty: 3
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Mountain Suites

Decorated in an English country style combining soft colours, comfortable furniture and beautiful wooden floors. Delightful inter-leading family room options are available for those with children - Queen Beds and a set of twin beds in each room.

  • Additional bed / mattress  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 5 guests (max 5 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Zebra Room

The Zebra Room is decorated in African-Colonial style with a mixture of rich earthy colours and crisp whites - King or Set of Twins available. This room has its own private verandah with garden views as well as a large library.

  • Additional bed / mattress  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Elephant Room

The Elephant Room is decorated in African-Colonial style with a mixture of rich earthy colours and crisp whites and has a beautiful, sprawling view of the vineyards and surrounding valley. King size bed which can be converted into 2 twin beds.

  • Additional bed / mattress  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Lion Room

The luxurious Lion Room is decorated in African-Colonial style with a mixture of rich earthy colours and crisp whites. The Lion Room has a fireplace, King size bed and a large bath tub in the main bedroom.

  • Additional bed / mattress  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Leopard Room

The Leopard Room is our largest suite and is furnished with a King-size bed, couch, en-suite bathroom and a patio. All rooms offer mini-bar facilities, select satellite channels, full bathrooms and complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits.

  • Additional bed / mattress  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Blue Gum Suite

Blue Gum Suite is dcorated in the Afro-Colonial style. The suite has its own private verandah and garden. The en-suite bathroom is equipped with a shower. King size bed or set of Twins.

  • Additional bed / mattress  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Guest Reviews

2 Reviews from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Spent a weekend to celebrate my wedding anniversary. What a stunning place. Excellent service, excellent food. I Highly reccomended this place.

April 2018

Carmen Prins (Cape Town)

Verified reviewexcellent

We had a comfortable stay, good food and especially wonderful staff whom we could trust with our 18 month old son. Blue Gum is a beautiful country house with grounds to walk on and explore.

April 2018

Karla Dodge (Cape Town)

Need to Know

Response timeBlue Gum Country Estate typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Cape Town International - 120km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 15h00
Check-out by 11h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyDiners, American Express, Visa, Mastercard, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since April 2009

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