NH The Lord Charles Hotel Description
Nestled amidst the natural beauty of the Cape Winelands, NH The Lord Charles welcomes guests with warm hospitality and effortless luxury. Situated a mere 30 minutes from Cape Town International Airport, NH The Lord Charles is a unique hotel combining the relaxed elegance and sophistication of a modern hotel, with the ease and charm of the local countryside. Within easy reach of the historic towns of Stellenbosch, Franschoek and Paarl, guests can indulge in lazy, sun-drenched days sampling local wines, or discovering South Africa from the air with hot air balloon rides. Nature and sports enthusiasts will find an abundance of outdoor attractions from whale watching and deep sea diving to sailing and windsurfing. A hotel that is renowned for its friendly service and stylish attention to detail, guests soon realise that nothing is too much trouble. The hotel offers a private helipad and a full helicopter service operates to the Mother City and surrounding areas. Regular shuttles also operate from the hotel to the popular shopping centres and entertainment areas in and around Cape Town. NH The Lord Charles has simply combined an international, cosmopolitan style, with a local flair and warmth making it a comfortable home-away-from-home from which guests can discover and enjoy their business or leisure activities. NH The Lord Charles prides itself on its comfort, elegance and welcoming hospitality, ensuring an intimate hotel experience for all visitors.
The surrounding area offers an array of activities and experiences; guests can discover the rich diversities of nature and culture in the Helderberg & Cape Winelands region. Wine Tasting & Cellar Tours All Year Round From the local quaint wine estates of Somerset West and the Helderberg to the Huguenot inspired Cape Dutch homesteads, award winning restaurants and wine estates of Franschhoek these regions offer an unlimited array of wine tasting, sight seeing and activities suitable for visitors of all ages. Whale Watching Viewing & Boat Based All Year Round Based in Gaansbaai; Dyer Island Cruises run boat based whale watching excursions and vehicle based tours of Gaansbaai and the surroundings areas to maximize the viewing of the annual whales visit to South Africa. Shark Cage Diving Best Months July to October, however sightings can be made all through the year White Shark Adventures provides a complete package. Collection and drop off, full English Breakfast, all equipment and drinks as well as a commemorative DVD and certificate of completion are included in a full day package. During the whale watching period the transport will take clients back along the beautiful coastal route to Somerset West stopping at the whale viewing points for viewing and photographic opportunities. Scuba & Wreck Diving All Year Round Gordon`s Bay, Strand & Hermanus harbours. Cheese & Wine Tasting All Year Round Fairview, Simonsberg, Cottage Fromage, La Masseria and La Grange in the Stellenbosch and Franschhoek regions. Chocolate Tasting All Year Round Huguenot Chocolate Factory, Franschhoek. Quad Biking All Year Round Nature Quad Rides offer daily Wine Tasting Tours, Sundowner Tours, Sunrise with Breakfast Tours and Game Drive Tours on Weekdays Only. Fly Fishing All Year Round The Dew Dale Fly Fishing Academy offers professional tuition and fly fishing clinics which can be arranged by appointment. Schnapps and Grappa tasting at Chamonix Private Wine Estate All Year Round Cape Chamonix Wine Farm produces a range of premium wines that capture the essence and splendour of the estate. Chamonix also produces export fruit, and superior German-style schnapps. A range of flavoured spring waters and a variety of bar mixers are bottled from the spring deep within the mountains on the farm. Spier Cheetah Sanctuary All Year Round The Cheetah Outreach assists the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) in their efforts to ensure the survival of the free-ranging cheetah. This is done through education programmes that increase the awareness of the diminishing numbers of free-ranging cheetahs in the wild. Spier Equestrian Centre All Year Round Rides available from 1 - 3 hours on the Spier Estate and surrounding area. Longer rides and dawn/sunset rides are available on request with sufficient notice. Winelands Golf and Wine Tours All Year Round The packages can be created by your local Concierge. Should you require further information on the above activities or to make enquiries, please contact our Concierge desk.
NH The Lord Charles Hotel Directions
Distance to the airport: 30.00km Distance to the train station: 2.00km Distance to the city centre: 50.00km GPS coordinates Latitude:-34.066419 Longitude:18.824505 Exit Cape Town International onto N2 freeway towards Somerset West. Turn off after 25 km onto exit 43 , labelled R44 ( Broadway Boulevard & Stellenbosch). Turn left at traffic lights on the bridge towards Stellenbosch. At the next set of traffic lights will be a Waterstone Village, turn left at the intersection and first right into the hotel entrance.