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About Merlot 171 Bed and Breakfast

Merlot 171 Bed and Breakfast is situated on the beautiful Onverwacht Wine Estate in the historic town of Wellington. Merlot 171 offers guests three beautiful en-suite rooms and a scrumptious continental breakfast in the mornings.

The three en-suite rooms are furnished with either a cosy double bed or single beds and linen and towels are provided. Each room is equipped with a TV with Hotel Package DStv, a microwave, and tea and coffee facilities. Rooms have private entrances and secure parking is provided. Braai facilities are available on request.

Situated in the heart of the winelands, guests are on the doorstep of some of the best winemakers in the country. Butterfly World will fascinate big and small and offers sightings of butterflies from as far afield as Costa Rica, the Philippines, Malaysia, and China; a spider room with displays of indigenous and exotic spiders and scorpions, safely behind glass; an outdoor garden with a large aviary; a meerkat enclosure and wandering ducks, chickens and goats. Various nature reserves can also be visited and Cape Town is only a short drive away for those looking to do more exploring.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 5 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Bed and Breakfast
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Check-in: 13:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Reviews: 11 Reviews


  • Garden
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking on Premises
  • Kids Stay Free

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

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  • En-suite Rooms Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 3 All three rooms are furnished with cosy double beds. All the rooms are beautifully furnished and equipped with TVs with... see more Features:  Double beds, DStv, En-suite, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities
    from R1100 For 2 guests
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      Reviews for Merlot 171 Bed and Breakfast

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      June Dickie
      27 November 2021

      The room was private, and I enjoyed the verandah with the vine-covering. But it was noisy with traffic at times, which was disappointing. I also did not have the beautiful view of the mountains which the other rooms have. But it was pleasant and comfortable and Katherine who met me and helped me up that stairs was very nice. I did not see the hosts at all which seemed strange to me.

      Julian Stubbs
      02 November 2021

      Myburgh was there to greet us and really made us feel at home. The room is comfortable and clean and the balcony was an added bonus to relax with a glass of wine in the afternoon.

      Ronee Esterhuizen
      23 May 2021

      Most friendly and responsive owners, beautiful decor and furniture, comfy, breathtaking views, extremely neat, delicious breakfast to enjoy on your stoep overlooking the most beautiful views! Fully equiped to your comfort. We will be visiting again and again. Many thanks

      Nicolette Pretorius
      10 December 2020

      This is the second time I have spent a couple of days at Merlot 171 B&B. Lovely room in a peaceful setting. Friendly hosts.

      Rosie Steenkamp
      04 October 2020

      It was well taken care of everything was clean.very gracious reception and helpful host

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      Merlot 171 Bed and Breakfast is 1.8km from the centre of Wellington , the nearest airport 58.8km (Cape Town International Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling