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Top Winter Activities in Constantia for Winter 2015

23 Jun

Yes, winter has descended upon Cape Town, but that doesn’t mean we should hide away and hibernate! Constantia has a myriad of events and happenings to keep you warm and entertained, all mere minutes from the Alphen Boutique Hotel. We’ve compiled a list of the top activities in Constantia to enthral one and all this [...]

Ways to Keep the Romance Alive after Valentine’s Day

19 Feb

February is renowned as “The Month of Love” and yet sadly it would seem Valentine’s Day is the highlight, after which the amour tends to wane. Well we at The Alphen Boutique Hotel feel this is a travesty, and so decided to do our part by bringing you 5 ways to keep the romance alive [...]

Spring at The Alphen

18 Sep

The Alphen Boutique Hotel provides an escape from the ordinary. Plush comforts, Cape Dutch heritage and bold contemporary glamour merge beautifully to create a dreamscape that will transport you back to summer mode in a heartbeat. Combine this wonderland with sublime summer sunshine and you can have an unforgettable, tailor-made experience. View mailer, click here [...]

Spring Guidelines For The Avid Gardener

30 Aug

The Egyptian geese and their ducklings that parade around our gardens tell us there are certain tasks to complete and we’d like to share a few tips. By planting Diospyros Whyteana (Monkey Bladder) and Halleria Lucida we attract little sugarbirds in great numbers Because the weather hasn’t yet settled, we suggest you plant petunias mid [...]

The Alphen’s Bespoke Bathroom Butler Pamper

30 Aug

While you dine in five-star elegance in one of our eateries we will run your bath, add the specially-formulated fragrance of your choice, and the magical ingredients that promise a restful night’s sleep. Candles, incense, body scrub, champagne are all part of this enchanting extravagance. And remember our Romance Pamper – it’s that; and more… [...]

Work & Play This Winter at the Alphen

26 Aug

Work & Play This Winter at the Alphen   View out latest newsletter here Share this

Accommodation Specials in Cape Town

5 Aug

Women’s Month At The Alphen Boutique hotel in Cape Town August is Women’s Month at The Alphen 5 Star Boutique Hotel. In honour of women everywhere we have crafted winter pamper packages to put the ladies in your life first. With two restaurants and a bar on your doorstep, and Cape Town only 15kms away, [...]

La Belle Bistro & Bakery Winter Recipe

5 Aug

Slow Braised Lamb Shoulder with Roast Garlic Mash Click here to download the recipe Share this

Constantia History – The Alphen Boutique Hotel

29 Jul

You are the History of the Future at The Alphen 5 Star Boutique Hotel! When studying The Alphen 5 Star Boutique Hotel archives one soon realises what rich history can be found within the walls and grounds of our amazing homestead and grounds. What is even more impressive to note is how this 300 year [...]

Newsletter July 2013

10 Jul

Nestled in the timeless Constantia Valley, Cape Town’s oldest wine route, The Five Star Alphen Boutique Hotel offers respite just 15km from the bustle of the city. With fireplaces in abundance and where culinary choices abound, why not make the Constantia Valley your cosy wonderland escape this winter. View out latest newsletter here Share this