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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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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Grand Roche Hotel is situated on the countryside in downtown Paarl. A very romantic landscape with great views to the surrounding vineyards. Our terrace suite offered living room, sleeping room and bathroom with bath tube and separate shower. All rooms with thatched roofs. Because of our stay in May 15, the rooms were a little cold. The housekeeping put... More 

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Grenoble, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent 1 night in the hotel in May. Excellent welcome, great surroundings, super rooms. The 4 course dinner was excellent and so was the breakfast. Very friendly staff. Sorry we could only stay 1 night.

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was completely blown away not only by the beautiful surroundings, furnishings and ambiance of the hotel but more by the out of this world service we received. We were greeted by Fenna and immediately felt at home. Junaid then took us on a small tour and showed us to our cottage. Everything from the complimentary wine to the beautifully... More 

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

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for your review of the Grande Roche Hotel and Bosman's restaurant. It is always nice to receive feedback from guests regarding their experience and especially wonderful to receive a positive review which mentions certain people or certain acts. We do hope that you return to us again soon. We look forward to welcoming you back.... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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93 reviews 93 reviews
12 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hosting 30 guests in the Bosman restuarant with a food pairing to the Old Mutual Wine Trophy Show having dinner with the judges after the first day's tasting, the evening was an absolute treat the venue lending itself to a warm intimate evening. The staff always with a genuine smile, creating our own menu the food was excellently prepared and... More 

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

Dear Stanley, Thank you for your very kind reviews. It is always uplifting receiving wonderful feedback from valued guests. It was a great pleasure having the guests here of the Old Mutual Trophy show. It is a week we always look forward to. May we welcome you back again in the near future. Kind Regards Anja Bosken More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The greeting when we arrived was great. We stayed in the saddle room and it was gorgeous, with a lovely view of the mountains. We ate in the restaurant that night and had the 4 course a la Carte menu. The food was unbelievable, it was like tasting food for the first time. The only negative and one of the... More 

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

Dear Kerry, Thank you for taking the time to review the Grande Roche Hotel and Bosman’s Restaurant. We appreciate your positive comments and would like to thank you for bringing your experience with one of our waiters to our attention. All feedback is appreciated as it allows us the opportunity to improve the standard of our service as we strive... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service, excellent food. Was there yesterday, 02/05/2015. Received the most open and warming reception. Everything exactly as discussed, and even better. Thanks to all the staff, and especially to Christine and Jacques who ensured this day was memorable.

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

Dear Mr. Basson Thank you for your review of Bosman's restaurant. It is always great to receive positive feedback. We will pass your kind message onto our staff, but especially onto Christine and Jacques as you have pointed out. We do hope that we get to welcome you back again very soon. Kind Regards Anja Bosken More 

Zurich
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights and had dinner in the Bosman's. The Hotel/Guest House is a historic wine farming building complex, which was carefully renovated and decorated luxuriously recently. Especially the Manor House with its lobby and its restaurant side has a very noble appearance. The service was caring and personal, which is highly above any standard in South Africa,... More 

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

Dear Matthias, Thank you for your review of The Grande Roche Hotel and Bosman's restaurant. It is always great to receive positive feedback. We do hope that we get to welcome you back again in the near future. Kind Regards Anja Bosken More 

Cape Town, South Africa
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the privilege to join The Grande Roche hotel for a book discussion on Deon Meyer’s Ikarus. Anje (The Manager) made us feel right at home the moment we step foot into the foyer. I just loved the seating arrangement, we were paired with some interesting guests and we had the lovely Christine (Booking manager) to keep us entertained... More 

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

Dear Heleen, Thank you for your great review for one of our Author's evenings. It is a rare, but special occasion. Please do not wait for the next one to come and visit us again. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards Anja Bosken More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is a nice hotel but certainly not 5*. I appreciate that there are restrictions to what can be done in terms of restoration but the bathrooms are obviously supposed to be modern and looked liked they were put in the 90's when they opened. The shower was dirty, the tiles cracked (downstairs) or brown (downstairs and upstairs) and the... More 

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

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to review the Grande Roche Hotel. Please accept our sincere apologies. All feedback is appreciated as it allows us the opportunity to improve the standard of our service as we strive to ensure that all guests leave our establishment with wonderful memories. Kind regards, Anja Bosken General Manager More 

Reigate, Surrey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We came to Paarl to see the town and had lunch at the Grande Roche. What an experience. Sitting on the terrace looking over lush rose beds with a magnificent mountain back drop the food was amazing. A really exciting menu, try the Gaspacho as you will never taste anything like it as good! The staff were incredibly friendly and... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, We would like to thank you for your kind review of Bosman's restaurant. it is our passion that our guests leave with happy memories and return again to create more. We will pass on your review on to our staff as it motivates them to always be at their bests when guests expresses appreciation. We look forward... More 

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