The name ‘Babylonstoren’ is floating around in lights and on everyone’s lips for all the right reasons. Nestled at the foot of Simonsberg in the Franschhoek wine valley lies this quaint farm which boasts majestic views and evokes a sense of wellbeing, with tons of locals flocking to claim their slice of the Babylonstoren pie.
This Cape Dutch farm is also home to a stylish hotel where thick whitewashed walls, elegant gables and hearty fireplaces take centre stage – a paradise for those seeking a taste of idyllic country life, seamlessly blended with luxury.
The ultimate farm haven has now captured the attention of Condé Nast Traveler, who announced the results of the 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards… And to no surprise, Babylonstoren topped the list of hotels in Southern Africa!
The Babylonstoren Farm Hotel achieved a total score of 99.49 and placed #34 overall for The Best Hotels in the World. What an achievement!
Some of the Cape Town beauties that secured a Top 10 spot out of 30 includes:
Ellerman House – #2
Cape Cadogan Boutique – #3
One & Only Cape Town – #10
Have a look at the full list over here.
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