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L'Ermitage Franschhoek Chateau & Villas

4.0 of 5 Villa   |   Lambrechts Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
lorrainefoodie Cape Town Central, 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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

before our stay here i have read some reviews on trip advisor. my conclusion is that there are very weird and scary people out there. this place is absolutely amazing. luxury to the tee, beautiful french chateau with amazing views of the franschhoek mountains. i have read that people complained about the decor but in my humble opinion, it fits... More

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Cape Town
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211 reviews 211 reviews
17 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This the second time we have stayed in this location. The layout is breath taking, Cobble streets and water features every where. The villas are architecturally brilliantly done. Viewing it is believing it and the short time you live it is worth the experience. i have seen the place better but it is still worth a visit for château living... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely one of the best places to stay in Franschhoek. With friendly staff and beautiful rooms. Stunning views over the mountains! Staff attended to all our needs. Free Wi-Fi always a bonus. Will definitely recommend this establishment to all!

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Gordon's Bay, South Africa
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Upon arrival your 5* service, staff caring and comfort starts. The units are tastefully, luxurious and comfortable decorated. This Hotel is a must to anybody who wants to get out of the city and find himself/herself again. The overall ambiance, the beautiful setting, surrounded gardens and mountain creates the perfect venue to find your inner peace.

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Gordons Bay
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We booked in for a company breakaway session. Only eight of us. The location is excellent. Facilities all out the top drawer. Would recommend this venue. We arrived early in pouring rain, however the venue was well prepared and the hospitality was excellent. We were able to have a very productive day and a most memorable evening. The menu is... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I wasn't paying for this visit, my wife was... Glad it wasn't me! We were staying for a weekend. Staying in the main villa we were expecting views of the mountains and dam... we got the main driveway with a view out the other window of the scrubland outside the gates. The room was spacious as was the bathroom... what... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Stayed two nights in April in villas 10,12 and 21.We booked direct with the Hotel and not the privately owned villas.Amazing views of the lake and mountains.Villas are large and spacious,well furnished and self catering with fully equipped kitchen. Breakfast was inclusive with room rate consisting of a cold buffet and hot meal on request. No activities available at hotel.Pool... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

You cannot match the beauty of this hotel. Positioning, gardens, service, proximity to Franschhoek, serviced self catering villas if required - simply beautiful and elegant. A sanctuary to return to as soon as possible.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This place is not cheap so our expectations were matched accordingly. On checking in for two nights we were told there were no rooms with views over the water but that ours had a mountain view. Unfortunately our room was over the entrance and did not have much of a view. We have more of a mountain view from our... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

If you are looking for an experience that will get your blood boiling and keep it boiling with rage, then this Chateau/Villa is just for you! Having booked and prepaid in full for a specific room in early Dec 2013 for Feb 2014, I arrived on Saturday afternoon to find that not only the room I had asked for had... More

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Dear Lloyd, thank you for the feed-back. We are truly disappointed and upset that you had this experience at L’Ermitage. We pride ourselves as being one of the best locations available and strive to offer total relaxation, customer service and comfort. Unfortunately your experience was the worst case scenario on what can go wrong when an independent booking agent does... More

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Address: Lambrechts Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — L'Ermitage Franschhoek Chateau & Villas 4*
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