• Honouree in Service Excellence, Wine & Food Tourism Awards in 2019

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  • The best hotels in Africa: 2023 Readers' Choice Awards
    • 5th Best Hotel in Eastern and Southern Africa
  • 2021 Luxury Lifestyle Magazine awards
    • 5th Best Hotel in Africa
  • First hotel in the Winelands to achieve 5-Star Premium Status by Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) in 2019
  • 2017 Condé Nast Traveller’s Hot 100 List listed at #58
  • SA Wine Index 2018 fine dining SAWI Awards as a Platinum class winner
  • Leeu Estates was named South Africa’s leading Wine Country Hotel 2017 and 2018 at the World Travel Awards Africa
  • Featured on the Travel + Leisure's 2017 list of "The Best New Hotels in The World


  • TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice 2018:
    • The top-rated hotel in the Cape Winelands
    • The fourth best property in South Africa (Top 25 Luxury Hotels – South Africa)
    • 13th best hotel in the “Top 25 Luxury Hotels – Africa”

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  • The best hotels in Africa: 2023 Readers' Choice Awards
    • 3rd Best Hotel in Eastern and Southern Africa
  • 9th Best Hotel in Africa by Luxury Lifestyle Magazine - 2019


  • 2022 Large Hotel of the Year by Cumbria Tourism
  • 2022 Luxury Lifestyle Magazine nominations – United Kingdom
    • Best Boutique Hotel
    • Best Hotel for Food
    • Best Hotel for Golf
    • Best Hotel for Romance
    • Best Hotel for Wine
  • 2021 Luxury Lifestyle Magazine awards – United Kingdom
    • 1st Best Hotel for Food
    • 2nd Best Hotel for Wine
    • 3rd Best Boutique Hotel
    • 4th Best Hotel for Golf
    • 9th Best Hotel for Romance
  • AA Inspectors Choice Red Star Award
  • Condé Nast Traveller’s best hotel in the United Kingdom listed at #29.
  • 2020 Loved by Guests Award by Hotels.com
  • 2020 Recognition of Excellence by HotelsCombined
    • A wonderful rating of 9.1!
  • Top 40 most romantic hotels in Britain by The Sunday Telegraph
  • Our partner restaurant, Henrock, was named one of 20 of the world’s best new restaurants for 2020 by CNN Travel.
  • Best Hotel in the UK by I-escapes.
  • 9th Best Boutique Hotel in the UK by Luxury Lifestyle Magazine
  • 16th Best Hotel for Romance in the UK by Luxury Lifestyle Magazine
  • 4th Best Hotel for Wine in the UK by Luxury Lifestyle Magazine
  • 5th Best Newcomer by Luxury Magazine
  • Linthwaite House proudly made The Telegraph’s list of the Best country house hotels in Britain 2017 & 2018 with a wonderful rating of 9/10!

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  • Platter’s South African Wine Guide Winery of the Year 2023, 2020, 2019, 2016 and 2014.
  • The only South African wine producer named as one of the International Wine & Spirits Magazine’s Top 100 Wineries of 2022, 2021 and 2019.
  • Voted as one of the Top 10 global wineries in the categories 1) World’s Best Fine Wine Producer Awards Top 10; and 2) World’s Best Rising Star Awards Top 10, by The 2022 Gérard Basset Global Fine Wine Report.
  • Tim Atkin 2017 South Africa Report Winemakers of the Year – Andrea & Chris Mullineux
  • Winemaker, Andrea Mullineux was awarded 2016 Winemaker of the Year by Wine Enthusiast. She was the first South African winemaker and the third woman to have won in 22 years (as of Dec 2021). 
  • Winemaker, Andrea Mullineux has been a member of the Cape Winemakers Guild for the last decade.