When visiting Cape Town, you'll feel right at home at Meerendal Boutique Hotel, which offers quality accommodation and great service. The city center is merely 32.6Km away and the airport can be reached within 30 minutes. Also within easy reach are Barnyard Theatre, Clara Anna Fontein, Durbanville Clay Museum.
Meerendal Boutique Hotel also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Cape Town. For the comfort and convenience of guests, the hotel offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, family room, restaurant.
The ambiance of Meerendal Boutique Hotel is reflected in every guestroom. internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms, air conditioning, heating, desk are just some of the facilities that can be found throughout the property. The complete list of recreational facilities is available at the hotel, including garden. Superb facilities and an excellent location make the Meerendal Boutique Hotel the perfect base from which to enjoy your stay in Cape Town.
Meerendal Wine Selections
Meerendal is situated on the cool southeasterly slopes of the Tygerberg Hills near Durbanville, a mere fifteen kilometers from the cold Atlantic Ocean to the west and twenty minutes from the city center of Cape Town. The unique pattern of the cool summer winds that blow through these hills ensures healthy grapes of great character. The rich red Meerendal soil has a heavy clay base, resulting in excellent water retention right through the summer months. Although the annual rainfall on the estate is a mere 550mm, there is no need for irrigation due to heavy dewfalls and water retentive properties of the soil. Cellar master Liza Goodwin coaxes award winning wines from hand tended vineyards. These noble varieties include Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinotage, Shiraz, Merlot and Pinot Noir.
Wine Tasting and Sales
Visit the Meerendal Wine Estate and experience the flavour of a 300-year-old farm. Awaken your senses. Drink up the hue and viscosity. Know what it takes to make a noble wine and then savour the experience over lunch. Tutored tastings can be arranged and are hosted by either Liza Goodman, Meerendal's resident Cellar Master or renowned Cape Wine Master, Bennie Howard. The Meerendal heritage dates back to 1702 with some of the oldest Pinotage vineyards in South Africa. Today the vineyards yield a wide range of speciality and award winning wines prized for their Meerendal quality and flavour.
At the time of the new owner taking over, a strategy was formulated to implement Food and Wine on the Estate as its main focus, hence the slogan - “The Home of Food and Wine”. The Meerendal wines are elegant fruit driven wines ideally suited for matching the excellent cuisine that you can expect at the farm.