Weddings

Every moment captured with picturesque views

Every moment captured with picturesque views

The Salene’s outstanding venue and spectacular scenery is the perfect place to celebrate weddings, host high-profile events such as executive meetings and corporate functions, or mark special, birthdays and other important occasions.

Our boutique hotel and self-catering cottages can accommodate those who wish to spend the night, and with its extraordinary views and surroundings, our events venue sets the standard for creating memorable occasions and celebrations for your distinguished guests.

Featuring an outdoor Moët fountain, high ceilings, speciality bar, and floor to ceiling glass stacking doors that open onto our expansive wooden terrace, stretching over the dam and in full view of our mountain range, The Salene’s events venue accentuates any opulent and breathtaking affair

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Events Venue - The Salene | Boutique Hotel Stellenbosch

Venue Hire Fee

Summer rates apply from 1 December – 28/29 February

Weekend (Public Holidays) Weekdays
R45 000.00 R40 000.00

Two large barn-style doors lead into the venue where up to 200 guests can be seated. Big glass-sliding doors open up onto a large deck that leads onto the dam and lush green lawns, providing the perfect space for indoor/outdoor settings, all with breath-taking mountain views.

The venue features white-washed laminated flooring, is open and spacious, has modern, elegant bathrooms and a large catering space.

The Salene Hotel offers 12 en-suite bedrooms. The property boasts a large lounge and in-house bar with a fireplace and breakfast room that serves a full English or Continental breakfast.

The elegantly decorated rooms come equipped with air conditioning, Nespresso Coffee machines, gowns and slippers, a mini bar and flat-screen satellite TVs. All rooms have their own private bathrooms.

Children 12 years and older are welcome at the hotel. Children under 12 years of age are accommodated at our Self-Catering units with their families.

The Self-Catering Cottages are situated approximately 750 meters from the hotel and provide the perfect self-catering facilities for a relaxed stay with scenic mountain views, surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. Guests are invited to enjoy the swimming pool at the hotel or join us for drinks on the deck.

Six Self-catering cottages sleep four people and two Self-catering cottages sleep five people. Each cottage consists of two en-suite bedrooms, and a fully equipped kitchen. Children of all ages are welcome.

  • 25 Wooden tables (1,2m x 2,3m)
  • 250 Clear ghost chairs
  • Compulsory Sound system
  • 50 x 4 seater wooden benches for the ceremony
  • Basic Silver-plated cutlery: Starters, mains and dessert
  • Basic white crockery: Starters, mains and dessert
  • Basic glassware: Red and Champagne
  • Arch for ceremony
  • A generator for basic support (lights & music, no
  • kitchen equipment)
  • 2 x Basic Setup staff (to place ceremony chairs and reception chairs & tables)
  • Preparation room for the bride on the day of the wedding
  • Complimentary one-night stay in our Presidential Suite for the bride & groom on the wedding night.

The Salene provides a fully licensed bar. The bar is operated and managed only by The Salene and cannot be outsourced to other parties.

  • Ice is provided for the event
  • All alcohol and beverages to be purchased through the The Salene.
  • Wines brought by the client will require a corkage fee per bottle.
  • No alcohol or beverages may otherwise be brought onto the premises.
  • An open or cash bar is available. In the event of an open bar the amount needs to be confirmed by the client and paid in advance or on the day of the event.
  • Credit card facilities are provided at the bar
  • The Salene has a full cashless policy

The Salene venue manager will be present at all times during your function to ensure your event is executed seamlessly. We provide two in-house barmen to manage the bar service on the day plus a security personnel to direct the flow of traffic and parking.

All additional staff is outsourced. We use professional waiters to ensure an excellent standard of service and as such all service and support staff will only be hired through our preferred staffing company.

Staffing can be arranged at an additional cost according to the following guidelines: 1 waiter per 10 guests

  • 1 duty manager per event
  • After-hours surcharge apply after 00h00
  • Sunday & Public Holiday rates apply
  • The Salene will clean the venue before and after your event
  • The Salene provides a cleaner for the restrooms during the event
  • The Salene provides a venue manager on the day of the event to oversee purely venue related duties

Due to strict local noise regulations and consideration to the neighbors, all music systems must be switched off by 00h00.

The DJ will be required to clear all equipment before 01h00. The Salene reserves the right to control the volume of the music during the event. No speakers are allowed outside except during the ceremony and in accordance and agreement with The Salene management.

A compulsory surround sound system is provided to use at your function for background music and any DJ setup.

The Salene reserves the right to turn off any equipment that is negligent to The Salene sound and AV rules.

The Salene does not allow for any equipment to be taped to the walls or doors of the venue.

Any tables needed for AV/Sound equipment will need to be provided by the supplier or the client.

Only the best of the best will do for our clients at The Salene. That’s why we have partnered with professional service providers and experts of various cuisines. Not only do they know their way around our kitchen, these dining professionals have a long-standing reputation for excellence, just like we do.

Autumn rates apply from 1 March – 31 May

Weekend (Public Holidays) Weekdays
R40 000.00 R35 000.00

Two large barn-style doors lead into the venue where up to 200 guests can be seated. Big glass-sliding doors open up onto a large deck that leads onto the dam and lush green lawns, providing the perfect space for indoor/outdoor settings, all with breath-taking mountain views.

The venue features white-washed laminated flooring, is open and spacious, has modern, elegant bathrooms and a large catering space.

The Salene Hotel offers 12 en-suite bedrooms. The property boasts a large lounge and in-house bar with a fireplace and breakfast room that serves a full English or Continental breakfast.

The elegantly decorated rooms come equipped with air conditioning, Nespresso Coffee machines, gowns and slippers, a mini bar and flat-screen satellite TVs. All rooms have their own private bathrooms.

Children 12 years and older are welcome at the hotel. Children under 12 years of age are accommodated at our Self-Catering units with their families.

The Self-Catering Cottages are situated approximately 750 meters from the hotel and provide the perfect self-catering facilities for a relaxed stay with scenic mountain views, surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. Guests are invited to enjoy the swimming pool at the hotel or join us for drinks on the deck.

Six Self-catering cottages sleep four people and two Self-catering cottages sleep five people. Each cottage consists of two en-suite bedrooms, and a fully equipped kitchen. Children of all ages are welcome.

  • 25 Wooden tables (1,2m x 2,3m)
  • 250 Clear ghost chairs
  • Compulsory Sound system
  • 50 x 4 seater wooden benches for the ceremony
  • Basic Silver-plated cutlery: Starters, mains and dessert
  • Basic white crockery: Starters, mains and dessert
  • Basic glassware: Red and Champagne
  • Arch for ceremony
  • A generator for basic support (lights & music, no
  • kitchen equipment)
  • 2 x Basic Setup staff (to place ceremony chairs and reception chairs & tables)
  • Preparation room for the bride on the day of the wedding
  • Complimentary one-night stay in our Presidential Suite for the bride & groom on the wedding night.

The Salene provides a fully licensed bar. The bar is operated and managed only by The Salene and cannot be outsourced to other parties.

  • Ice is provided for the event
  • All alcohol and beverages to be purchased through the The Salene.
  • Wines brought by the client will require a corkage fee per bottle.
  • No alcohol or beverages may otherwise be brought onto the premises.
  • An open or cash bar is available. In the event of an open bar the amount needs to be confirmed by the client and paid in advance or on the day of the event.
  • Credit card facilities are provided at the bar
  • The Salene has a full cashless policy

The Salene venue manager will be present at all times during your function to ensure your event is executed seamlessly. We provide two in-house barmen to manage the bar service on the day plus a security personnel to direct the flow of traffic and parking.

All additional staff is outsourced. We use professional waiters to ensure an excellent standard of service and as such all service and support staff will only be hired through our preferred staffing company.

Staffing can be arranged at an additional cost according to the following guidelines: 1 waiter per 10 guests

  • 1 duty manager per event
  • After-hours surcharge apply after 00h00
  • Sunday & Public Holiday rates apply
  • The Salene will clean the venue before and after your event
  • The Salene provides a cleaner for the restrooms during the event
  • The Salene provides a venue manager on the day of the event to oversee purely venue related duties

Due to strict local noise regulations and consideration to the neighbors, all music systems must be switched off by 00h00.

The DJ will be required to clear all equipment before 01h00. The Salene reserves the right to control the volume of the music during the event. No speakers are allowed outside except during the ceremony and in accordance and agreement with The Salene management.

A compulsory surround sound system is provided to use at your function for background music and any DJ setup.

The Salene reserves the right to turn off any equipment that is negligent to The Salene sound and AV rules.

The Salene does not allow for any equipment to be taped to the walls or doors of the venue.

Any tables needed for AV/Sound equipment will need to be provided by the supplier or the client.

Only the best of the best will do for our clients at The Salene. That’s why we have partnered with professional service providers and experts of various cuisines. Not only do they know their way around our kitchen, these dining professionals have a long-standing reputation for excellence, just like we do.

Winter rates apply from 1 June – 31 August

Weekend (Public Holidays) Weekdays
R35 000.00 R30 000.00

Two large barn-style doors lead into the venue where up to 200 guests can be seated. Big glass-sliding doors open up onto a large deck that leads onto the dam and lush green lawns, providing the perfect space for indoor/outdoor settings, all with breath-taking mountain views.

The venue features white-washed laminated flooring, is open and spacious, has modern, elegant bathrooms and a large catering space.

The Salene Hotel offers 12 en-suite bedrooms. The property boasts a large lounge and in-house bar with a fireplace and breakfast room that serves a full English or Continental breakfast.

The elegantly decorated rooms come equipped with air conditioning, Nespresso Coffee machines, gowns and slippers, a mini bar and flat-screen satellite TVs. All rooms have their own private bathrooms.

Children 12 years and older are welcome at the hotel. Children under 12 years of age are accommodated at our Self-Catering units with their families.

The Self-Catering Cottages are situated approximately 750 meters from the hotel and provide the perfect self-catering facilities for a relaxed stay with scenic mountain views, surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. Guests are invited to enjoy the swimming pool at the hotel or join us for drinks on the deck.

Six Self-catering cottages sleep four people and two Self-catering cottages sleep five people. Each cottage consists of two en-suite bedrooms, and a fully equipped kitchen. Children of all ages are welcome.

  • 25 Wooden tables (1,2m x 2,3m)
  • 250 Clear ghost chairs
  • Compulsory Sound system
  • 50 x 4 seater wooden benches for the ceremony
  • Basic Silver-plated cutlery: Starters, mains and dessert
  • Basic white crockery: Starters, mains and dessert
  • Basic glassware: Red and Champagne
  • Arch for ceremony
  • A generator for basic support (lights & music, no
  • kitchen equipment)
  • 2 x Basic Setup staff (to place ceremony chairs and reception chairs & tables)
  • Preparation room for the bride on the day of the wedding
  • Complimentary one-night stay in our Presidential Suite for the bride & groom on the wedding night.

The Salene provides a fully licensed bar. The bar is operated and managed only by The Salene and cannot be outsourced to other parties.

  • Ice is provided for the event
  • All alcohol and beverages to be purchased through the The Salene.
  • Wines brought by the client will require a corkage fee per bottle.
  • No alcohol or beverages may otherwise be brought onto the premises.
  • An open or cash bar is available. In the event of an open bar the amount needs to be confirmed by the client and paid in advance or on the day of the event.
  • Credit card facilities are provided at the bar
  • The Salene has a full cashless policy