Stanford Accommodation

Stanford is a unique little village that is neighboured by the towns of Hermanus and De Kelders. It is known for its peaceful setting and unchanging atmosphere, having undergone little modernisation since its inception as a farm in 1857. 

The tree-lined streets of Stanford are steeped in culture and history, with buildings and monuments dating back over 200 years. The village is home to an original farmhouse built in 1785, said to be the oldest homestead in the Cape Overberg. While there are no records in existence, the nondescript church found at the town’s heart is said to have been developed in the early 1700’s.

Stanford visitors looking to experience these historic buildings first hand can enjoy a stay in one at one of the quaint self-catering establishments in the area – some of which boast a rustic, old-world charm.

If you happen to be in the town on a Saturday morning, make your way to the market square for the festive, weekly markets. Here you’ll be able to buy artisanal products and a miscellany of market wares from the local vendors. Apart from the market, the venue hosts the annual Welsh Pony Show.

Holidaymakers are encouraged to visit the Klein River Cheese Shop. Not only will you be able to purchase and sample blue, camembert and other much-loved cheeses, but also a couple of Gruyere varietals. A point of interest to cheese-lovers is that the Klein River Cheese Shop is one of the few places in South Africa where Gruyere is made. Apart from the tastings, on summer days, families enjoy picnic lunches and relax around the majestic Klein River.

Stanford is known for its scenic beauty and unparalleled views, so it’s common to find locals and holidaymakers enjoying cruises up the river or slow meanders around the town and surrounding areas. If you’re a seasoned walker, there are plenty of trails that will give you a bit of exercise and immerse you in nature. The Salmonsdam Mountain Trail, situated in the Salmonsdam Nature Reserve, is an easy, circular route that is 4 km’s long and will take you approximately two hours to complete.

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Are you planning the perfect getaway but have not yet found your ideal Stanford accommodation? By using our easy website, you can find great accommodation of all types, whether it is a cosy bed and breakfast or a comfortable lodge. We have thousands of easy to find listings for self-catering facilities, holiday homes, guest houses and hotels as well as backpackers, chalets, caravan facilities, villas and apartments, giving you a wide variety of options when it comes to your Stanford accommodation.

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Want to know if your Stanford accommodation is pet-friendly or allows smoking? All of that information is included on the listings page. You will also be able to find which activities are on offer and the sort of amenities included with each room. All of this information will help you to make an informed decision before you make any payments to, giving you more peace of mind about your choice. We include all of the contact details of the self-catering accommodation, holiday homes, guest houses and hotels as well as backpackers, chalets, caravan facilities, villas and apartments in Stanford which are featured on this website, so you also have the option of getting directly in touch with the place.

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Regardless of where you are staying, we feature Stanford accommodation in that area of the province. You have options of Stanford guest houses, lodges and bed and breakfasts, among others, ranging from your more affordable, lower prices to your more luxurious options.

Business accommodation in Stanford

So, you are not visiting for a holiday but rather for business and all you need is a place to stay for a night or two? The bed and breakfast options, as well as the lodges, are generally preferred by business people and you will find all types, from your more luxurious lodges to your simple, self-catering bed and breakfast. Each will give you a safe roof over your head while you are in the province. Stanford accommodation is not only affordable but well situated. If you are doing business in this area, this is a great accommodation choice.

Holiday accommodation in Stanford

Spending more than a few days in the province? Perhaps you are indulging in a tour of the region and you are looking for a few places to stay? Browsing through our listed self-catering accommodation, holiday homes, guest houses and hotels as well as backpackers, chalets, caravan facilities, villas and apartments in Stanford will give you all of the information you need to make your selection. And once you have found the ideal place to stay, you can either request a quote or make your booking directly on this website.

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Phillipskop Mountain Reserve
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Perched on the slopes of the Klein River Mountains, with sweeping views across the Overberg from the Akkedisberg to Gansbaai, Phillipskop Mountain Reserve is a place for you to unwind and explore. The... Read More

 
Blue Gum Country Estate
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Blue Gum Country Estate is a 52 hectare estate 13km from the town of Stanford and 30km from Hermanus. It comprises 3 hectares of vineyards, 40 hectares of grazing pastures (ideal for horses), approxi... Read More

 
Bugler's Cottage

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Bugler's Cottage is one of the old labourer cottages in Stanford dating to the middle 1800's. It has been lovingly restored as a honeymoon cottage, or retreat for a couple or small family. It compri... Read More

 
Stanfordstay

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Stay in Stanford in a historical country cottage that has been tastefully decorated preserving the original village architecture but with today's mod cons. Morton Cottage is a two bedroom cottage... Read More

 
B's Cottage

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Delightful thatch-roofed cottage in a picturesque English country garden with views of the Klein River Mountains and historic Stanford market square. Ideally situated for exploring the southern-most r... Read More

 
Bellavista Country Place

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Bellavista is a beautiful Country Retreat overlooking the Walker Bay on a private fynbos property of 300Ha. It offers wonderful sweeping views of the Atlantic and the Overberg Mountains. In this panor... Read More

 
Stanford Valley Guest Farm

From R945* unit


Beautiful scenery, charming, friendly people, fascinating history, local culture and a wealth of activities in the area; Stanford Valley Guest Farm couldn't be better situated. A few minutes drive fro... Read More

 
White Water Farm

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Escape to historic White Water Farm. We offer guests a welcoming rural haven with magnificent mountain scenery in the Kleinriver valley near Stanford, South Africa. The accommodation, wedding and conf... Read More

 
Stanford Hills Cottages

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We have 4 self-catering cottages available for rental, rustic camping in a 'park-home style' cabin and a 5 bedroom house available for renting. Reasonably priced, clean, quaint and well appointed, our... Read More

 
Mosaic Cottages

From R550 pps


A hidden gem on the Hermanus Lagoon in the famous Cape Whale Coast area, Mosaic is the place for beach and boating activities, quad-biking through fynbos-clad hills and fantastic bird watching. Mosai... Read More

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Stanford is a quiet, laidback country town. The Stanford Harvest where we ate the most delicious oxtail, was fantastic. Birkenhead wine and beer tasting was great too. BUT be careful of Sundays - just about everything is closed - thank heavens for the Ou Meul - delicious food and excellent service.
- Leeann Kaplan

Stanford
Quaint sleepy village where you go back in time.
- Donald Maclean

Stanford
Stanford is a quaint little town, with very friendly people. It is nicely located close to Hermanus and Gansbaai - we thoroughly enjoyed visiting this part of the Cape.
- Vanessa Cowan

Stanford
Beautiful, quaint village. Nice walks around the area. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit!
- Dee Krause

Stanford
Country side at its best. Charming little village with wonderful walks.
- Lesley Chiddy