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Grande Roche Hotel

#4 of 15 Hotels in Paarl
Certificate of Excellence
Plantasie Street, Paarl 7646, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My son was married in the quaint chapel at Grande Roche. Thereafter we were treated to a superb buffet breakfast. The service was fantastic, the staff were very polite and catered to everyone's whim. The food was well prepared and very tasty. The view from every angle was great, as the photos show. A really memorable event at a splendid... More 

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heathrow
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family group of four had an amazing stay at this beautiful hotel - everything was perfect, the accommodation (terrace suites), the welcoming staff and wonderful food - we highly recommend this lovely place & look forward to a return visit.

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AnjaBoskenGM, General Manager at Grande Roche Hotel, responded to this review

Good Day, Thank you so much for your kind words. My team and I were delighted to read your review of the Grande Roche Hotel. It is our passion to ensure that all guests leave the Winelands with happy memories. We do hope that we welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Anja Bosken General Manager More 

Bath, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you wonderful staff at The Grande Roche. This was our fourth stay at the hotel and as always, we had a brilliant time. It was my husband's birthday while we were there and he was given such a fantastic day. Champagne and rose petals on table for breakfast and even more at dinner with complimentary champagne. Staff are always... More 

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AnjaBoskenGM, General Manager at Grande Roche Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Janet, My team and I were delighted to read your review of the Grande Roche Hotel. It was such a pleasure having you with us. It is our passion to ensure that all guests leave the Winelands with happy memories. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind regards, Anja Bosken General Manager More 

Winchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a 5 star hotel .... OK. We booked here late - our last night on the way back to Cape Town to fly home, so we got the last and perhaps the most expensive room, who knows! The room was very beautifully appointed in what I would guess was an old stable or similar, so it had very... More 

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AnjaBoskenGM, General Manager at Grande Roche Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to write a report on your stay at the Grande Roche Hotel and for all your positive comments including those regarding our Sommelier and the room furnishings. With reference to the cleanliness of the suite, this is definitely not something a hotelier wants to hear, however, I would like... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We booked for Christmas Lunch 2014 at the Grande Roche Hotel in the Cape Winelands. A very friendly and efficient F&B Co-Ordinator, Me Christine Visagie promptly confirmed our booking. We arrived and were served welcome drinks in a very relaxed atmosphere with groups of people standing around chatting and laughing. At 12H30 we were shown in to our table, festively... More 

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AnjaBoskenGM, General Manager at Grande Roche Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Peter, My team and I were delighted to read your review about your Christmas lunch at the Grande Roche Hotel & Bosman's Restaurant. I have passed your kind words onto my team and congratulated them on a job well done. We hope that you left the Winelands with happy memories and that we get to welcome you back in... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We were greeted by the friendly guard and informed that someone will meet us in the car park to take our bags. We were then taken to the stunning manor house where we were greeted with a glass of champagne. On route to our room through the beautiful gardens we learnt a bit more about the history and how it... More 

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AnjaBoskenGM, General Manager at Grande Roche Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stefan, My team and I were delighted to read your review of the Grande Roche Hotel. It is our mission to make all our guests feel at home and leave the Winelands with happy memories. We do hope that we get to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Anja Bosken General Manager More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Breakfast was amazing salmon oysters plated breakfast etc. Rooms would have been amazing 10 years back but need a revamp would rate it as a good 4* staff very friendly rooms very clean. Not worth what you pay.

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AnjaBoskenGM, General Manager at Grande Roche Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for the constructive review of the Grande Roche Hotel. The Grande Roche hotel has been declared a National Monument in 1993 and this limits the amount of renovation that can be done in our suites, we do however complement our History by decorating the suites with furniture from the classic era with a modern and... More 

Oxted, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My husband and I don't frequent 5 start locations ever, however this was an SLH hotel and as it was our mini-moon during our South African holiday (ex home), we treated ourselves. From the time we arrived on a very hot day in early January (6th), we were met by someone at our car who welcomed us and made us... More 

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AnjaBoskenGM, General Manager at Grande Roche Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gabsy, My team and I were delighted to read your review of the Grande Roche Hotel as well as Bosman's restaurant. We are also pleased that Theunis was able to get rid of those nasty knots so you may enjoy the rest of your mini-moon. We do hope that you left the Winelands with happy memories and that we... More 

Beijing
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145 reviews 145 reviews
32 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Our suite, one of 3 in a traditional thatched and white-washed building, had a really lovely view and a private terrace looking down a working vineyard -- they were harvesting during our two night stay. I just didn't like the interior -- mainly because it was stuffed with ugly furniture too large for the space, unlovely fabrics, hard bed. Bath... More 

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AnjaBoskenGM, General Manager at Grande Roche Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for the constructive review of the Grande Roche Hotel & Bosman's restaurant. The Grande Roche hotel has been declared a National Monument in 1993 and this limits the amount of renovation that can be done in our suites. Like most buildings of the 1700’s, our rooms also have low drop ceilings and we are unable... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

It is a lovely old school hotel in the vineyards of Paarl. The Grand Roche offers a surrounding of peace with absolutely exceptional views. Following points we loved: -------------------------------- We got welcomed with an appetizer of our choice and enjoyed the warm welcome, the smooth and uncomplicated check-in on the terrace. We received immediately after the check in a tour... More 

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AnjaBoskenGM, General Manager at Grande Roche Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, My team and I were delighted to read your review of the Grande Roche Hotel. It is our passion to ensure that all guests leave the Winelands with happy memories. We would also like to thank you for your feedback and your notes on your stay, we will definitely be discussing them and proceeding accordingly. We do... More 

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