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Le Ballon Rouge

7 Reservoir Street East, Franschhoek, South Africa
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Cheltenham, UK
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights having had our original booking at La Petite Ferme cancelled at fairly short notice due to the cottages there being sold by the owners. We found this place, and thank goodness we had our booking cancelled by La Petite Ferme. La ballon rouge offers accommodation less than a minute walk to the centre of... More 

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Tadworth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed here for 9 nights, and have to say Jenny, David and all the girls and boys made our stay absolutely wonderful. Beautiful breakfast amazing omelettes and so clean and fresh. Bedroom was beautiful and didn't want for anything. Felt so at home and extremely comfortable. Thank you so very much xxxx

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent three nights at this old style guesthouse which is a few steps from the main street. Safe convenient parking. Rooms were on street side but were secure.Quiet during the weekend but a lot of street noise early on weekday morning. A small fridge would have been welcomed. Breakfast was very good and the staff were efficient. Overall, a very... More 

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Avesta
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first time in Franschoek, and what a lovely surprice this guest house is. It is not the most luxurious guesthouse i stayed at but that makes up with charm, friendly hostess and a nice atmosphere. Highly recommended.

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

Perfectly situated with friendly staff - good breakfast and very clean villas - the pool is always great in summer - we were within walking distance to a number of recommended restaurants and the local weekend market.

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Malaga, Spain
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230 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our 3rd stay at this Guest House and it's still excellent. No car needed, can walk to town. The bedrooms are very well appointed and clean. Breakfast served with a smile on terrace or in dining room and is delicious. Still the same staff as before who are all very courteous. Recommended.

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malaga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our 3rd visit to this excellent b&b. Rooms are spacious and very clean. The breakfast was good with lots of choice,hot & cold. It us ideally located in the centre of town close to many restaurants.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great stay. Thank you. A few comments: 1. require darker / backing on curtains to make the room darker at night especially the top window section. 2.Kettle did not work and tripped the mains. Wire had been repaired... better to buy a new kettle for the room! 3. the smell from the restaurant bins in the dinning room was terrible... More 

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Munich, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was very clean and furnished tastefully. Good breakfast, nice little pool and central but quiet location in the middle of town. Friendly welcome at the reception. We would come back agein any time!

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Bellshill
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Booked here whilst visiting family. We were made very welcome and the staff were very friendly, breakfasts were very good. Very central to franschhoek, within walking distance of everywhere. Only drawback I would say was we were in room 8 and it did not feel very safe during the night as it was 2 doors attatched to each other by... More 

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