The Wild Mushroom Boutique Hotel provides excellent access to the broader cultural experience offered by Stellenbosch and the Cape Winelands. Guests are informed of special events in the area daily by management and staff.
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Wine tasting is available a mere stone’s throw away at Spier, Asara, Neethlingshof, Overgaauw, Vredenheim and Jordan. Our neighbour, the Van Ryn Brandy Cellar, receives awards year after year for being the best in the world. They offer tastings, cellar tours and brandy pairing options.
Bikes ‘n Wines offers a unique way of exploring the winelands in a healthy and fun way, bicycle tours are conducted by local guides, who have grown up in the Cape and Stellenbosch areas and can give you insider knowledge about the areas you are visiting.
Food connoisseurs can make use of the opportunity to visit various restaurants in the area. There is a wide variety of places to choose from within a radius of 1 km, which includes the cuisine of restaurants such as the Lord Neethling, Mojo, Jonkershuis, Hudson’s and Barrique. Other fine restaurants are situated less than 10 minutes by car from the Wild Mushroom – such as Overture, Rust-en-Vrede, Big Easy, Terroir, Bukhara, Wijnhuis, Longridge and Equus. Transport services for guests can be arranged daily.
Culture lovers can choose between the Oude Libertas and Spier amphitheatres in the surrounding area. The historical town centre of Stellenbosch with its museums, galleries, restaurants and boutiques can be reached within 5 minutes by car. Due to a long and proud musical tradition at Stellenbosch University, musical recitals at its Music Conservatory are of world quality.
Art Galleries – A visit to the Rupert and Sasol art galleries is highly recommended.
Eco Tourism – A true African experience awaits visitors at the nearby Spier Estate. There is also a horse-riding school. Within walking distance, Vredenheim, boasts a “Big Cat Park” with white and brown lions, tigers, leopard, cheetah and lynx. In addition, wine-tasting trips on horseback or by bicycle are on offer in the area.
Golfers can enjoy the nearby courses of De Zalze, Stellenbosch, Erinvale, Devonvale and Pearl Valley.
Health – Fitness fanatics can gain access to Virgin Active in Waterstone. Several health spas offering wide-ranging treatments are within a radius of a kilometre.
Sports enthusiasts have a magnitude of options to choose from. Tour de France cyclists and world-class athletes prefer accommodation in Stellenbosch in order to benefit from the warm Mediterranean climate during the winters in the cold Northern Hemisphere or in Europe. The Wild Mushroom Boutique Hotel is centrally situated for sport types and events in the surrounding towns of Franschhoek, Paarl, Somerset West, Strand and Gordon’s Bay, as well as Cape Town. The Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour, the Two Oceans Marathon and the Cape Epic are always popular, and guests can enjoy some special attention before competing in these special events. Stellenbosch and surrounds is the ideal environment for cycling, mountain biking, canoeing, swimming, adventure racing, duathlon, triathlon, Xterra and trail hiking. The hotel is situated 40 minutes’drive by car from the modern Green Point Stadium in Cape Town, where shows and concerts are hosted on a regular basis.
Stellenbosch University - Graduation ceremonies at Stellenbosch University are the highlight of years of study, and a stay in the hotel is a perfect conclusion to this chapter. Visiting lecturers and guest speakers at international conferences are ensured of privacy in an intellectually and culturally stimulating setting.
Special Occasions - The Wild Mushroom is the ideal venue for businesses and other institutions who wish to give their guests or clients an experience that will make a lasting impression.