Experience the nostalgia of Skinkikofi Manor

Skinkikofi Manor

For an ideal accommodation offering suited to any kind of traveller, Skinkikofi Manor is just what you will need when visiting or passing through Paarl.

Located just a 30-minute drive from Cape Town, many of the attractions of the Wine Route are just a short drive away.

Skinkikofi Manor is situated along Paarl’s main road. This exceptional guesthouse was built in 1925 and has since been declared a National Monument. It speaks of true Boland heritage and offers guests a 4-Star experience of unmatched quality. 

Charm & history at Skinkikofi Manor

Skinkikofi Manor bed

Owners, Diana and Marius Liebenberg, bought Skinkikofi Manor 20 years ago, and it is clear to see all the love and attention that has gone into every little detail on to make this charming guesthouse a success.

The interior decoration is exceptional and serves as a nostalgic reminder of past years of colour combinations that will capture your imagination and charm your senses. It is clear that the owners carefully designed and decorated each of the three en-suite double rooms, as well as the living area of ​​the main house, to maintain that nostalgic atmosphere.

There are also two en-suite double rooms with a touch of pondok inspiration, each with a private entrance, to give you a truly unique South African experience.

A spacious self-catering apartment and family apartment that can sleep up to four people is also available on the premises. 

The spacious suites with en-suite bathrooms are comfortably and privately furnished and feature amenities such as a TV with DStv, Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, a bar fridge, hairdryer and tea and coffee-making facilities.

If you prefer a room with a view, there are four luxury garden rooms situated right next to the sparkling swimming pool that offer magnificent views of the mountain.

Breakfast at Skinkikofi Manor

Skinkikofi Manor restaurant

Feeling peckish? The breakfast room makes you feel like you are back in granny’s kitchen with a nice of pot of coffee brewing on the stove. Breakfast is included in your stay, and you can choose anything from fruits, yoghurts and cereals to a full-cooked English breakfast.

There are several restaurants and shops in the surrounding area that guests can go to, not to mention a number of wine tasting opportunities within walking distance of the mansion.

You cannot leave Paarl without enjoying an experience at Skinkikofi Manor; this accommodation will get your imagination going and tongue wagging.

For bookings, contact Diana or Marius on 021 863 1933, or emailinfo@skinkikofi.co.za or visitwww.skinkikofi.co.za.

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