Outdoor view of Parkes Manor

River Manor


South Africa’s second oldest settlement, it is an ideal base for exploring the Western Cape and its renowned Winelands. Just 30 minutes from Cape Town, its calm ambience will lull you.

General Description


Luxury and comfort are important features of your stay in the wine lands. Spacious rooms decorated in a colonial style with a touch of African warmth combine to afford guests a homely feel with all the conveniences of a 5 star establishment. Earthy African colors combine with the warm wooden features of an old Victorian Manor House rooms offer home from home comfort, elegance combines with luxury and personal touches. Fresh flowers, complimentary sherry trays and homemade mini bar snacks are all features of our understated luxury and elegance. Bathrooms are spacious and elegant; ensuring you feels pampered and spoilt after a day of exploring the wine lands. Relax in a Victorian bath filled with bubbles before heading out for an evening to one of the many fine dining establishments in Stellenbosch or the surrounding vineyards. All rooms are air-conditioned, have satellite television, min bar facilities and snacks for your comfort and pleasure.


Stellenbosch has some of the finest restaurants in the Cape Wine lands. Rust en Vrede, Terrior, Guardian Peak and Overture are all regulars in the award winning top 10 restaurants in South Africa. Stellenbosch offers a wide range of dining experiences, from light meals and picnics next to the Eerste River to sophisticated fine dining, food and wine pairing and international cuisine. River Manor is within walking distance of town and affords guests the luxury of strolling into town in the early evening for a drink before choosing a venue for dinner. The café style appeal of many of the restaurants makes for a wonderful setting amongst the oak lined streets and avenues. Deli’s, Bistros, Pan African cuisine and South African food are all features of a dining experience in Stellenbosch. River Manor has well developed relationships with all of the top restaurants in Stellenbosch and the surrounding wine lands ensuring that we can match your expectations with the perfect experience.