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Grande Roche Hotel

5.0 of 5 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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Winchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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
6 helpful votes 6 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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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
7 helpful votes 7 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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129 reviews 129 reviews
31 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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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 

London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My husband and I had a wonderful three night stay at the Grande Roche!! What a beautiful hotel!! We absolutely loved the authentic Dutch Manor House and the restored buildings converted into the hotel rooms. Very unique in that each room is named rather than numbered. We were lucky enough to stay in Dauphine ...one of the terrace suites. The... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We celebrated a Golden Wedding anniversary at the Grande Roche with a buffet breakfast for 30 people. It was a pleasure dealing with the Restaurant Reservations Manager prior to the event and our requests regarding seating arrangements, etc inside the restaurant were acceded to. The breakfast was excellent and plentiful - of special note is the availability of oysters on... More 

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

Dear Clarence, My team and I were delighted to read your review of Bosman’s Restaurant at the Grande Roche Hotel. It is our passion to ensure that all guests leave the Winelands with happy memories. We do wish we get to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Anja Bosken General Manager More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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95 reviews 95 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

Having the buffet breakfast here is a real treat. Charged at R185 per person, the price is fairly standard but the food is not. With everything on offer that you could expect from an English and continental breakfast, you will not be disappointed or hungry. The setting is beautiful. We sat on the patio facing the mountain. It is breathtaking... More 

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

Dear Bernadette, My team and I were delighted to read your review of the Bosman’s Restaurant breakfast. It is our passion to ensure that all guests leave the Winelands with happy memories. We do hope we get to welcome you back again soon and this time for the full Grande Roche Experience. Kind regards, Anja Bosken General Manager More 

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Address: Plantasie Street, Paarl 7646, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Paarl
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Grande Roche Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 28
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