The Stanford Hotel Accommodation in Stanford, Cape Overberg
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  • Guests16
  • Rooms/Units6

The Stanford Hotel is a highly recommended Stanford hotel providing accommodation for tourists visiting the Cape Overberg region.

About The Stanford Hotel

Stanford is a delightful historic village found in the Cape Overberg. A mere 90 minutes from Cape Town it is the perfect weekend destination. The Klein River is one of Stanford’s main attractions along with its extensive bird life. There are several wine farms in the area, a micro brewery, The Kleinriver Cheese farm with its international award winning gruyer cheese, and several award winning bistros and restaurants.


Bambi Cottage:
A stand alone cottage on the grounds of the hotel, Bambi Cottage has two bedrooms and one bathroom with a shower over the bath. There is an open plan kitchen, a dining room and living area which leads onto the garden and veranda. The main bedroom is furnished with a Queen sized bed and the second bedroom has a double bed.

Secure parking is provided – ideal for boats, kayak trailers and those fully kitted out touring vehicles! Bambi cottage has DStv with only limited local channels. Decoders may be connected to the system if guests wish to bring their own. Equipped for babies.

Luca's Lodge Family Unit:
Sleeping 1-4 guests, Luca’s Lodge is a family garden suite in the hotel. Two separate rooms are furnished with antique double beds, down duvets and white cotton linen. There is a full bathroom with separate shower and bath. Tea and coffee facilities are provided and there is a private patio and garden. A choice of one or two bedrooms may be booked. This unit has a DVD player with a selection of DVD’s for young and old.

Sixpence Cottage is a pet-friendly self-catering unit located within the hotel grounds. It has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom with a shower only (wet room), an equipped kitchen, a living area with a couch and a dinner table for 2 (which can seat 4 when chairs are brought from the kitchen table), which leads out onto a veranda and a private, fenced in garden. The main bedroom has a double sized antique brass bed with crisp white cotton linen and a down duvet, complete with a vintage dressing table and antique wardrobe. All linen is 100% cotton and the duvets and pillows are down filled.

Well-behaved pets can stay by arrangement and due to the central location of the cottage, yet only a 3 minute walk to the river, your furkids will have the time of their lives! Stanford itself has a wandelpad all along the river, but if you’re looking for pet-friendly hikes and beach walks, we can advise you where to go. There is also secure parking; perfect for boats, kayak trailers and fully kitted 4×4’s, a small braai that belongs to the cottage and a bench located under the tree that shades a large section of the garden.

Hotel Rooms (Basic):
Room 2 – Double & Single bed (for child under 12) – en-suite bathroom (bath)
Room 6 – Twin beds – private bathroom/dressing room – shower
Room 8 – Double bed – private bathroom/dressing room - shower
The hotel rooms do not have television.

The Courtyard

This area is private and peaceful and reserved for hotel guests only.

The Stanford Hotel Pub (The Speakeasy) – The oldest pub in Stanford

Built in the late 1890’s the pub has a great deal of history attached to it. It is now only open for private functions with the hotel’s beautiful interleading dining room. The pub has its own private beer garden and braai area and is a popular choice for birthday celebrations.


Stanford is famous in the birding world for having the most species of birds in one place – if you are a twitcher make sure that you bring your binoculars! Stanford also boasts a wine route with some of the Western Cape’s finest wines; spend a Saturday exploring the various wine farms and have lunch at one of them. Birkenhead Brewery offers tasting of their locally brewed beer and you can also visit Kleinriver Cheese Farm to taste and buy their internationally acclaimed and award winning cheese.

The Klein River runs through Stanford Village. Kayaking, swimming or cruising on this river is an absolute must do activity. The African Queen River boat can be hired for numbers of around 30 pax. Platanna River Cruises takes smaller groups. Drifting down stream on a lilo is, however, the most perfect way to enjoy The Klein River!

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)
  • Video player

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Secretarial services
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: none indoors

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi

Rooms & Rates

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

Room 08

Has a double bed and private bathroom/dressing room with shower. Private exterior entrance from the courtyard.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Luca's Lodge

Luca's Lodge family suite - two bedrooms, one with twin beds, the other with a double bed sharing one full bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities - own private fenced garden. All hotel rooms have private entrances from the courtyard.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Bambi Cottage

Bambi Cottage - two bedrooms one with queen bed, the other with double bed sharing one bathroom with shower over bath. Fully equipped kitchen open plan with dining and lounge area. Private veranda and enclosed fenced garden with braai facilities.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Sixpence Cottage

Sixpence Cottage - self-catering - double bed - wet room shower - fully equipped kitchen, open plan lounge / dining area, private veranda and fully fenced garden, braai facilities, pet friendly with conditions.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Room 05

Has a double brass bed with a down duvet and white cotton linen. It has an en-suite bathroom and child's bedroom with bath only (no shower). Private exterior entrance to the main bedroom.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Room 06

Has twin en-suite bathroom/dressing room with shower. Private exterior entrance from the courtyard.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Guest Reviews

1 Review from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

We loved our stay at the Stanford hotel. It was convenient as it’s on the Main Street. The hotel is clean and comfortable. Our host was amazing and very friendly. We will definitely be back x

December 2018

Janine Scott (Johannesburg)

Need to Know

Response timeThe Stanford Hotel typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyVisa, Mastercard, EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since May 2014

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