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Le Ballon Rouge

4.0 of 5 7 Reservoir Street East, Franschhoek, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW via mobile

I recently stayed here for one night. All was good, friendly reception, great breakfast and comfy rooms. What spoilt my stay was the hear on my bedding and in the bathroom. Not really acceptable for a **** establishment. This however will not put me off to visit again. Thanks for a great stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First class B&B , caring staff and excellent service. The owners did everything possible to make our stay perfect. Good swimming pool, very comfortable accommodation. Good recommendations for dinner venues .

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Helsingborg, Skåne Län, Sweden
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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice and friendly guesthouse. Staff went outside of their normal expected duties to help us find rooms for the next night. Very much appreciated. Breakfast good. But one of the rooms had a "home made" air condition, resulting in water on the floor. They should not have let out that room at all. But the other room was absolutely fine... More 

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
16 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Ballon Rouge for three nights, we just love Franschhoek. The room was a good size, with an old colonial sort of elegance. The staff at the hotel were very helpful. Whilst we were there another couple of guests locked themselves out. One of the staff members came put promply and solved the problem. Breakfast was served... More 

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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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254 reviews 254 reviews
95 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in 'the owners suite' - not so sure they would have liked the sleeping arrangements! Two singles pushed together, with a piece of dimpled foam rubber sheeting (with dimples facing upwards!) that was 15cms too small all round,and a sheet and duvet that were too small. On our previous stay we were offered breakfast in the room -... More 

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Caslano, Switzerland
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ballon Rouge has nearly everything a B&B requires to please a couple on a journey trough South Africa. The rooms are cute, and the laundry service comes close to lightning speed. However, as in many similar settings in South African B&B, the location and type of electrical plugs can be a challenge.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my mother here for one night , wish we could have stayed longer. We booked the owners suite room as it had twin beds. We were met by lovely staff who allowed us to go to our room early and we were blown away by the beautiful room and the space we had. We were given fresh fruit... More 

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Le Ballon Rouge is an excellent Place to stay in Franshoek .It charming and friendly staff who make you feel at home.Nice clean place and beautiful veranda where you can enjoy the beautiful surrounding ,the blooming trees ,the lovely flowers and the mountains in the back ground.It is few minutes away to town centre and a short drive to Stellenbosch.We... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Le Ballon Rouge is situated so close to the main street, making it very convenient. W were able to walk to all the restaurants and shops. The room was large and the bed very comfortable. The staff were also extremely warm and friendly. We were very happy with the accommodation and would definitely go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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Address: 7 Reservoir Street East, Franschhoek, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Le Ballon Rouge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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