Van Zijl Guest Houses

PO Box 12216 - Die Boord, Stellenbosch, Western Cape, 7300, South Africa | Hotel
Prices starting from $12.00

Travel Blogs from Stellenbosch

The Professors hold class!

A travel blog entry by mickoobyrne


... I have ever been in. I guess if I was forced to live in this shanty community by the accident of my birth and grew up seeing the sharp difference I should probably want to walk down the hill and EAT the RICH! There may have been a political freedom granted to all in SA but there is a way to go before all enjoy the benefits of economic freedom. However I was struck by the commitment and passion shown to move towards this change by both the poor black people and ...

SA Wine Country

A travel blog entry by peteindira


Driving the 750 kms of roads between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth is a popular tourist activity. It is littered with small coastal towns, wineries, and pretty views. The best known drive here is a stretch of the N2 highway called the Garden route.

The Garden Route is a winding highway with lots of roadside amenities and attractions and is marketed as the most beautiful drive in the world. It's not. It's not even the best drive in the ...

Wine Tasting

A travel blog entry by jennyreynolds


... long to mature. Must have been quite good because George Bush had been a previous visitor.
Back to the hotel for a swim in the heated pool. Didn't quite make it into the water because the sun was hot and the water still cold. (The heating mustn't have been switched on)
Another wine tasting in the hotels wine tasting room. Reds again with a choice ...

Meeting the group and guides

A travel blog entry by momentsintime


... as the guide said! Now, did he said that as a joke or what! Hehehe!

We each had our turn to introduce ourselves but don’t ask me if I remembered any of their names afterwards……I couldn’t even pronounce some of them! You should know that I did give them an advanced notice....that I usually take tons of photos! And then, it was time for our ...

Explore south west Africa Overland tour

A travel blog entry by liz_turner


200 land km Slow start, time to enjoy only night in a bed in 2 months! I met up with the rest of the group at 11:00: 15 in total with Malvin our tour leader, Owen our driver and Alan our cook. 6 married couples, 2 lone traveller men and me. I seem to be the youngest by quite a way.I have not been on an explore trip before with out lone traveller women before, but it means that I get a room ...


This hotel, located on PO Box 12216 - Die Boord, Stellenbosch, is near Eagle Encounters South Africa, Neethlingshof Estate, Vredenheim, and Stellenbosch University.
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