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L'Ermitage Franschhoek Chateau & Villas

4.0 of 5
Lambrechts Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

50th birthday weekend. Upon arrival we were greeted with flutes of champagne which we enjoyed on the picturesque patio. Our two bedroom villa was very elegant and extremely spacious. Some housekeeping issues could do with a little attention though. The breakfasts were more than adequate to start the day. A little something for everyone from a continental breakfast with the... More 

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Cynthia03Paarl, Manager at L'Ermitage Franschhoek Chateau & Villas, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to give us feedback on your experience. The comments are well noted and the issues raised will definitely be addressed with the various departments. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Cynthia More 

The hague
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Wife and I stayed away for a relaxing weekend. We loved the villa facing the lake and mountains. Very spacious and comfortable accomodation. Staff is very helpful and friendly and the breakfast is great.

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69cynthia, Manager at L'Ermitage Franschhoek Chateau & Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Cynthia More 

Perth, Australia
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72 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We stayed at L'ermitage the night before and night after our wedding (held just close by) and made arrangements for all the wedding guests to stay as well. This was a little daunting since arranging had to be done from overseas, however I was pleasantly surprised how well this went. The management and staff were great in assisting with arrangements... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Not knowing what to expect except a fabulous winter weekend deal, we had such an amazing weekend. The accommodation was perfect as is the setting and the environment. The service was fantastic from arrival to ice being brought to our room until the end of our stay. Highly recommended!

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69cynthia, Manager at L'Ermitage Franschhoek Chateau & Villas, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. It is greatly appreciated and we look forward to welcoming the group back again soon. Kind regards Cynthia More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We stayed over on a Saturday night after a function in Franschhoek a couple of weeks ago. We were very impressed with the facilities of the villa we had booked and it was very spacious, clean, modern and comfortable. We live near Franschhoek and I would highly recommend this as a fantastic base to stay for anyone wanting to explore... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a villa and it has really deteriorated since our last visit 2 years ago. We were moved from our initial villa because of broken patio furniture however, our next villa had badly cracked walls and noticeable damp, a fridge that hadn't been cleaned (terrible odour), cob webs in the corners of the bedroom, dirty towels and I... More 

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69cynthia, General Manager at L'Ermitage Franschhoek Chateau & Villas, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to bring your concerns to our attention. Your comments are noted and appreciated because only through guest feedback can we improve our service and offering. We will be in contact with you regarding your concerns in a private email. Kind regards Management More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

Well appointed Villas with high end finishes. Clean and very comfortable. Overlooking the lake towards the mountain brought great photo opportunities. The two bedroom Villa allows for privacy. This is great value for money. Thank you L'Ermitage 😀😀😀

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Outstanding service, great food and beautiful view, it well worth visiting for a special occasion. They will make it even more special! Jus ta stone';s throw from Franschoek where you can experience all the decadent pleasures of wine, food, chocolate and art. PS I see fro m another comment that one visitor was unhappy about her room at reception -... More 

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PaulBotha2, Manager at L'Ermitage Franschhoek Chateau & Villas, responded to this review

Thank you very much for reviewing our hotel on Tripadvisor. We take all comments very seriously and try to improve constantly. Receiving compliments such as yours motivate us all to strive even harder for perfection. We hope to welcome you back to L'Ermitage in the not to distant future! Yours sincerely Paul More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

We booked through booking.com. Arrived at the beautiful hotel only to find out our room was located next to the reception check in table. Our view from our room was of the outside road and parking lot! We had no sense of privacy during our stay because of noise from reception hall and parking lot! When informing the staff on... More 

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PaulBotha2, Manager at L'Ermitage Franschhoek Chateau & Villas, responded to this review

Dear Candicegumede Thank you for posting your review. Our rooms do not all have the same views and unfortunately the night you have stayed with us we were fully booked. We allocate rooms on a first come, first serve basis. Unfortunately your reservation did not mention that you wanted a specific view. We do care about the comfort of our... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My wife celebrated her 40th Birthday at L'Ermitage over this past weekend. We invited about 50 family members and friends which included several children. The GM Cynthia ensured that we were allocated about 20 Villa's and Chateau's which comfortably accommodated us all. Paul, the food and beverage manager attended to our dietary requirements and menu selection and Mark the Chef... More 

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PaulBotha2, Manager at L'Ermitage Franschhoek Chateau & Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your opinion on Tripadvisor. Your appreciation of the efforts required to provided Halaal catering motivates us to do the same in the future. We look forward to welcome you, and any of your friends, back at L'Ermitage in the not too distant future. As-salamu alaykum Paul More 

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