Babylonstoren Farm

Francois talks about their trip to BABYLONSTOREN.

Babylonstoren is one of the oldest Cape Dutch farms. It has a fruit and vegetable garden of beauty and diversity, unique accommodation, fine food and a sense of wellbeing.


Klein Collection (‘KC’): How far is BABYLONSTOREN from Cape Town?

Francois: BABYLONSTOREN is located in the most beautiful surroundings between Franschhoek and Paarl about 60 kilometers from Cape Town.

KC: What made you decide to stay at BABYLONSTOREN?

Francois: I love good food, quality wine coupled with privacy and space – the perfect setting for our 9-year wedding anniversary.

KC: What was your first impression of BABYLONSTOREN on arrival?

Francois: An abundance of trees, manicured vineyards and open spaces – beautiful garden and friendly smiles everywhere.


KC: What was the service like?

Francois: BABYLONSTOREN’s staff has a true genuineness about them – and it really felt like we were visiting old friends of ours on their farm. I also liked the fact that everything in the room was included in the standard rate (even the laundry!) – all part of feeling welcome and able to relax from the minute go.

KC: Is it child friendly?

Francois: Yes, BABYLONSTOREN is a paradise for children – open spaces and all the natural healthy elements we want our children to be surrounded by. From an accommodation point of view there are two-bedroom family suites  available.

BabylonstorenKC: What activities are offered at BABYLONSTOREN?

Francois: BABYLONSTOREN offers it all: spa treatments, wine tasting, the freshest  culinary experiences (breakfast, lunch and dinner), mountain biking, running, swimming, canoeing, and more! The signature eight-acre-garden tour allows the visitor to experience and to be inspired by true organic farming.


KC: What was the food like?

Francois: Karen (BABYLONSTOREN’s artisan baker) really outdid herself with the fresh ingredients and quality – by far the best pasta I have ever eaten in my life. We were fortunate to taste some of the BABYLONSTOREN wines during dinner. I unexpectedly discovered a new top wine producer. All in all an unforgettable experience!

KC: What was the highlight of your stay at BABYLONSTOREN?

Francois: The food ,the wine, the people …. Just everything,

KC: What should potential visitors take note of?

Francois: You will not want to leave.

KC: Who is BABYLONSTOREN ideal for (i.e. the type of client you would sell this product to)?

Francois: Discerning travelers looking for something different – needing time away from the hustle and bustle; being treated with fresh food, top wine, warm service and open farm spaces.

Point out of 5
Service  5
Location  5
Food  5
Facilities  5
Décor  5
Attention to detail  5
Value for money  5

Should BABYLONSTOREN sound like music to your ears, contact Klein Collection at to book your stay.

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