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The Vineyard is delighted to announce that it has received a British Airways Holidays. Customer Excellence Award for 2020, despite it being one of the most challenging years in the industry.

The Townhouse Hotel is to close on 31 March 2021, marks the end of an era in Cape Town hospitality history.
“We could not have imagined the impact that Covid would have on the global tourism industry, the extended impact this has had on South Africa’s hospitality sector and our family business particularly. As a result, we made the difficult decision to close the hotel.”

You may have seen in recent media reports that one of the cricket players tested positive for Covid19 on Thursday, 3 December. The following day, at our routine testing, two of our staff members tested positive.

We are TBCSA Travel Safe – Eat Safe certified. We remain committed to uphold and adhere to the world class health and safety protocols for safe travel, throughout this pandemic.

The Petousis Hotel Group including the Vineyard, Oude Werf and Townhouse hotels, continue to carefully monitor recent developments and updates on the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The safety and well-being of all who use our hotels guides our actions and is always our main priority.  We are actively monitoring and following all the global, national and local recommendations regarding precautions to be taken and are taking all possible steps to help keep our communities safe.

In mid-November 2019, we were thrilled to receive the news that The Vineyard had been awarded a four-star water rating! The water star ratings are awarded by the city to promote best practices in water management, conservation and pollution control. The assessment looks at effluent management, how water is used on site, the measures in place to reduce dependence on municipality-supplied drinking water, etc.

When the manor house was built, there were almost 22 000 vines at The Vineyard, hence the name. In October 2008, approximately 350 years after the first vineyards were planted in this area, five renowned wine producers helped us re-establish a private vineyard on the banks of the Liesbeek River. This year Villiera Wines joins Klein Constantia, […]

We are delighted to announce that our recently unveiled Deluxe Apartments have been awarded a 5 Star Green Star rating by the Green Building Council of South Africa. The “living with nature” brief, interpreted by Revel Fox and Partners, achieves a sense of timeless, distinctive comfort that also espouses the principles of the hotel’s Living Green journey.   The generous-volume interiors look out through […]

Cape Town’s best winter wine-paired dinners Every three weeks, we partner with one of South Africa’s most distinctive wine estates to bring you our Tastes of 2019 dining experiences. These allow our chefs free rein to express their creativity and design exciting dishes that showcase their talents and complement the wines served. Similarly, the wines showcased are exciting expressions of the talent and originality of the winemaker who crafted them.

Are you the proud owner of an electric vehicle? now you have another reason to visit The Vineyard!

We now have not one but two EV charging stations that will be used by the hotel’s own electric vehicles, as well as being available to guests visiting the hotel.

Petousis Family Holdings, which incorporates The Vineyard, Townhouse and Oude Werf hotels, has welcomed three new non-executive directors to their board.

Renowned chef Roger Jones (The Harrow restaurant) will be hosting exclusive wine-paired dinners at The Vineyard in January. Booking essential.