Erinvale general information

General Information

The award winning historic Cape Dutch hotel is set in the peaceful heart of the Helderberg, surrounded by majestic mountains and world acclaimed Wine Estates.

Erinvale rooms


The 56 superbly furnished rooms are a spacious rendering of the historic buildings, with modern en-suite bathrooms.

Seventeen07 restaurant

Seventeen 07

Seventeen07 presents a unique tribute to the culinary heritage of the Cape. With a romantic and elegant ambiance evoking a wonderful sense of heritage of this 300 year old estate.

Skelligs pub


The Irish-styled Pub offers a relaxed setting in which to enjoy a pint of tapped Guinness or a hearty meal.

Erinvale Conferencing


Our five air-conditioned conference venues can seat up to 250 guests. The venues offer an abundance of natural light.

Erinvale Weddings


Enjoy the ultimate setting with all inclusive offerings and catering options. The most exquisite venue for your most important day.

Erinvale Golf


The Gary Player designed Erinvale Golf course offers world class greens and is rated as one of the top 20 courses in South Africa.

Heart of the Helderberg

Heart of the Helderberg

Delight your senses on a journey through the historic Cape Winelands. Exquisite tasting experiences at the surrounding world renowned Estates of Vergelegen, Lourensford and Morgenster are on offer to discover and enjoy.

Erinvale outdoor & leisure activities

Outdoor & Leisure Activities

The hotel is perfectly located to explore the beautiful Cape Winelands, pristine Cape beaches, the famous Cape whale coast, and as a starting point to your journey to the Garden Route.

Erinvale Spa


The Erinvale Estate Spa offers a range of rejuvenating facials, massages and body treatments in an intimate and peaceful environment.

Erinvale hair boutique

Hair Boutique

A onsite hair salon is available for guests, offering a full host of services by professional stylists.

History of Erinvale Hotel

History of Erinvale Hotel

Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa is steeped in history, but the natural evolution that gradually transformed it from a modest Cape Dutch-style farmstead dating back to the 1700s into the elegant four-star boutique hotel of today has preserved the rich heritage of this property.

Erinvale Social Responsibility

Social Responsibility

The Erinvale Estate Spa supports various responsible business practices including the Thembalitsha Foundation’s Graceland school situated directly opposite the hotel that caters for the underprivileged immediate community.

HS&V Hospitality Management

HS&V Hospitality Management

HS&V Hospitality Management provides hotels, restaurants and resort owners with turnkey management and marketing solutions.


Social Responsibility

The Giving Room

Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa together with Preferred Hotel Group invites you to make a difference in our community by choosing to stay in “The Giving Room”. The Giving Room is an initiative of Preferred Hotel Group’s GIFTTS (Great Initiatives for Today’s [Tomorrow’s] Society) programme. For every night occupied in the designated Giving Room, Room 40, 10 per cent of the room’s revenue will be donated to ECHO. This initiative is a great way to make your stay not only memorable but also beneficial to the underprivileged in the immediate community.



Erinvale Care and help Organisation embraces and enriches the lives of less privileged members of our society and strives to create unity amongst all in the Helderberg Basin. The Echo Development Programme aims to guide tertiary students to grow to their full potential for the professional environment.


Development programme:
ECHO offers educational opportunities across a wide range of activities.

  • Individual sponsorships – R17,000 per year
  • Extra-curricular tuition
  • “Life Skills” workshops
  • Sports development
  • Life coaching and mentoring


Organisations and people ECHO support through recycling of clothes and household goods as well as financial assistance:

  • Rape Crisis
  • Emmanuel’s Haven
  • Child Witness Protection
  • Chris Nissen Park
  • Macassar
  • Animal Welfare



ECHO’s philosophy is “Build the soil, grow the plants, heal the people, feed the planet” for life. The following are ECHO’s community feeding projects:

  • Garden Village Soup Kitchen
  • Garden Village Soup Packs
  • Chris Nissen Vegetable Garden
  • Chris Nissen Park “Love Packs”
  • Child Witness Protection “Comfort Packs”

For more information on ECHO click here.


  • Continuously recycling waste – glass, tin, plastic and cardboard – ensuring reduction of landfill waste.
  • Water saving notices in bathrooms.
  • Borehole water used for irrigation.
  • Energy-saving light fixtures wherever possible.
  • Bamboo flooring was installed in major public areas (restaurant, reception and lounge). Bamboo is a quality, sustainable and renewable resource.
  • Earth Hour campaign: The hotel encouraged all guests and employees to sign up for this initiative and to join in a candlelit dinner during the time all power was switched off in the public areas.