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

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


  • 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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  • 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 2014, 2016, 2019 and 2020
  • Wine Enthusiast Winemaker of the Year 2016 – Andrea Mullineux
  • Tim Atkin 2017 South Africa Report Winemakers of the Year – Chris & Andrea Mullineux
  • Only South African winery to be named in Wine & Spirits Magazine’s Top 100 Wineries of 2019
  • Platter’s South African Wine Guide’s 2020 Wines of the Year for their Granite Syrah 2017 and Straw Wine 2018
  • Platter’s South African Wine Guide’s 2022 Wines White Blend of the Year for their 2020 Mullineux Old Vines White, 4  Five-Star Ratings for their Mullineux wines and 3 Five-Star Ratings for their Leeu Passant wines