Nestled amid the breathtaking surroundings of the famous Cape Winelands, NH The Lord Charles Hotel is situated conveniently a mere 30 minutes from Cape Town International Airport. Guests are able to enjoy all the attractions of city life, such as the best shopping and variety of restaurants, without losing the appeal and peacefulness of the countryside.

Local attractions include scenic wine routes through the historic towns of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl, and lazy days on breathtaking beaches in False Bay, only a few minutes from the hotel. Hot air ballooning, whale watching, deep sea diving, sailing and windsurfing are available nearby as are Erinvale Golf Club and several other world famous golf courses.

The hotel offers a private helipad and a full helicopter service to the Mother City, Cape Town, and unique surroundings.

This property boasts 188 air-conditioned rooms and 10 luxurious suites, all tastefully decorated in a harmonious setting for relaxation or business. A large number of rooms have their own private terrace, leading out onto a splendid 9-hectare estate. All rooms have a magnificent view of manicured gardens, the majestic Helderberg Mountains or a panoramic sea view over False Bay. Each room has a 24-hour room service, laundry service, telephone service and colour television with in-house movies and a safe.

Dining & Entertainment
La Vigna offers an a la carte lunch or dinner. With the recent renovation of the restaurant, emphasis was placed on modernising the restaurant with minimalist lines, different textures and eclectic table settings. Be it a formal three or four-course dinner or a quick salad for lunch, La Vigna will cater for all your gastronomic needs. The Garden Terrace offers guests the comfort and grace of a relaxed, uncluttered, airy dinning room, where the breakfast and dinner buffets are meticulously assembled, to give the freshest and tastiest produce from the surrounding areas. Enjoy fresh oysters, Eastern curries, Oriental stir-fries, rare roast beef carveries, traditional barbeques and lavish desserts offer a variety of choices to suite any palate.

St Andrews 19th Hole Pub is fashioned on its renowned namesake, The Royal and Ancient golf course in Scotland, St Andrews pub, has become a sought after venue for smaller get togethers in the Helderberg area. With authentic memorabilia from bygone days, the warm and inviting ambiance of this pub is a welcome respite after the day's activities.
The pub is for golfers and provides a great atmosphere in which to unwind.
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Lord Charles

Courses Nearby

  • Erinvale Golf Course,
  • De Zalze Golf Course,
  • Stellenbosch Golf
  • Strand Golf Course.

Sights and Activities

  • Scenic Wine Routes
  • Stellenbosch Town
  • Franschhoek
  • Paarl
  • False Bay Beaches
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Whale watching (July to Nov.)
  • Deep sea diving
  • Sailing and windsurfing are available nearby.


  • Facilities
  • Volley ball court,
  • Outdoor Chess board,
  • Tennis courts,
  • Swimming pool,
  • In house gym
  • 24-hour room service
  • Laundry service
  • Telephone service
  • Colour television with in-house movies
  • Safe.