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Hotel Highlights

  • A beautifully-run working farm with plenty of things to do and experience
  • The restaurants offer a farm-to-fork philosophy so everything is home-grown and locally sourced
  • Located in the Franschhoek wine valley and is on the wine tram stop, so it is easily accessible to visit
  • Although it can get busy with day-visitors, staying in the luxury cottages at Babylonstoren allows you to enjoy the slower pace of the farm
  • Offers workshops and specialist excursions, such a wine and olive oil tasting, garden tours and many more

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With a Kenyan father, Indian grandparents, and a Portuguese surname, travel is in my blood. I am enthralled by Africa and would happily talk about this diverse continent’s wildlife, cultures, and experiences all day, every day.


Africa Specialist

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Babylonstoren Overview

Located in the Franschhoek wine valley is Babylonstoren. This is one of the oldest Cape Dutch farms and today, a visit or stay at Babylonstoren gives you the opportunity to see the hard work that goes into all elements of the farm – from the agricultural upkeep of the locally-grown vegetables to the careful production of the grape and wine-making. The gardens throughout Babylonstoren are simply stunning. Whether you wander through the herb gardens, the tropical greenhouse, or the lavender fields, you’ll find great botanic diversity and so many beautiful aromas. Situated close to the town of Franschhoek and a stop on the Franschhoek wine tram, Babylonstoren is a popular place to visit for a day trip. With a small entrance fee, you can spend the day at Babylonstoren, wandering through the gardens and eating at one of its many restaurants, offering a farm-to-fork platter. If you are looking for somewhere special to stay for a couple of days in the winelands, we cannot recommend the farm hotel at Babylonstoren enough. The room categories at Babylonstoren include garden cottages (both one-bedroom and two-bedroom cottages), replicating a traditional and authentic farm-stay experience. There are also 9 one-bedroom farmhouse suites, and 6 fynbos cottages (4 two-bedroom and 2 one-bedroom cottages). Finally for families, there is both the Manor House and the Fynbos family house which can both accommodate up to 10 guests. There is so much to do at Babylonstoren, and with a couple of days here, you’ll be able to enjoy the slower pace of life that a farm-stay should be enjoyed.

Why Book with Us

  • Low Deposit To Book

    Book your trip with us and pay a reduced deposit with the rest 90 days before your departure

  • 24/7 Support

    From the moment you book your trip, our team is on hand 24/7 to assist you throughout your journey.

  • ATOL & ABTOT Protected

    Your trip with us is fully financially protected by our travel insurers. Peace of mind guaranteed.

  • Intuitive Travel App

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Why book with Unforgettable Travel Co.

  • 100% Financial Protection

    100% Financial Protection

    We are a licensed and fully bonded tour operator financially protected by both the Civil Aviation Authority (ATOL) and the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust (ABTOT). All clients that travel with us are fully financially protected.

  • Destination Experts

    Destination Experts

    Our travel experts live and breathe the destinations they specialise in. This shows in their passionate to create hand crafted trips for our clients. We don’t offer cookie cutter trips, just truly unforgettable journeys unlike any other.

  • The Best Guides

    The Best Guides

    What makes our trips extraordinary is the unique immersive experiences we include. We pride ourselves in our black book of sought after expert guides, game rangers and local contacts who believe in our philosophy, unforgettable.

  • We Care

    We Care

    From the moment you book your trip, we are on hand 24/7 to assist you throughout your journey. With regional offices around the world, we have ground logistics teams on hand to help you every step of the way.