We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 57 Franschhoek B&Bs / inns

The Garden House

Save Saved
You added The Garden House to your Saves list
29 De Wet Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Hotel amenities
The Garden House
Ranked #1 of 57 Franschhoek B&B and Inns
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Franschhoek
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

413 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    402
    7
    2
    2
    0
See reviews for
14
350
4
3
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (44)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (413)
  • Mar-May only
    (128)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (50)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (92)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (143)
All months
Tacoma, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Annette and Barry have created an oasis in their Garden House in Franschhoek. There are so many pluses about staying there, but the warmth and hospitality of the hosts are the paramount features. We were treated like family, and the hosts had time for refreshments and appetizers with us over convivial conversation, with appropriate recommendations that suited our interests. Breakfasts... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic time at the Garden House. Annette & Barry are wonderful hosts and their guest house is perfect. If you love animals this is the place for you, they have 2 great dogs and 4 cats who welcome their guests into the fold. Annette & Barry know the area well and have great recommendations on where to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Garden House for one night on very short notice, and were accepted exceptionally well. We felt truly comfortable and enjoyed the cottage, the animals, the refreshments and the breakfast. Our host, Annette, were very friendly and understanding. I would recommend them to anyone!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ashtead
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's hard to know where to start because the Garden House hit the spot for us in so many different respects. The Garden House, the garden and the pool are beautiful and the views all round are stunning. Our room was all you could wish for and the bathroom is amazing - loved the heated floors. But the real attraction... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
london
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the Garden House for two nights - great memories of smoked trout breakfasts on the terrace overlooking the stunning Franschoek valley, before heading out for a hard day's wine tasting, back to recharge and freshen up in the large and immaculate bathroom .Drinks were again served on the terrace then on to one of the many fine... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cape Town
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Annette and Barry are one of a kind. Charming, funny , quirky, they share themselves with passion, delight and humour.You will be utterly charmed by the beauty of the Cottage, the quality of the finishes, the immaculate attention to detail in the accommodation and the extra lengths they go to. We came as strangers, spent the night, and left as... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed for one night with Anette and Barry (and their delightful dogs and cats) at their lovely guesthouse. They provided us with bikes to explore the town, drinks before we went out for dinner at the Tasting Room, and fresh croissants in the morning. We can recommend the Garden House unreservedly.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Perth, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My husband and I had the joy of spending two nights at The Garden House under Annette and Barry's care. Even before we arrived their wonderful hospitality was evident, with Annette going out of her way to book us on a wine tour at the last minute (the wine tour was fantastic btw!). From the moment we arrived we were... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
bavaria
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The garden house is a very special place. Annette and Barry really see after you, and that you have a pleasant stay. You stay in the garden cottage which is really nice (huge bathroom with floor heating which is nice in the winter when it can get cold, comfortable beds). In the afternoon Annette and Barry invite over for drinks... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Livingstone, Zambia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

For us The Garden House was perfection and this is a combination of location, comfort, but most of all hospitality. The rooms was wonderful and everything you need is available and beautiful, as are the garden and the breakfast. Annette and Barry are however what make a stay here so exceptional as they are the perfect hosts who also have... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to The Garden House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Garden House

Address: 29 De Wet Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
The Garden House Hotel Franschhoek

140 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (136)
Viewed
Room/suite (31)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (20)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (13)
Viewed
View from room (17)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Bathroom (8)
Viewed
Other (41)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (5)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Other (4)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay