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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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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A friendly, nice and clean place in the heart of the action in Franshoek. Well, everything is in the heart of the action in franshoek, but a recommanded place anyway. The excellent Reuben's restaurant is 50 meters away.

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very helpful joint managers, engaging and accommodating to booking change, good suggestions for cycle rental and wineries. Good breakfast, wonderful sun into the dining room. Big ensuite bathroom, new mattress, really helped sleep. And walking distance from everything in town, including the chocolate shop and tour!

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a fabulous stay at Le Ballon Rouge. The location was fantastic, the main street was just around the corner, strolled to the main street in the afternoon and was able to walk to the restaurant. The B&B was stunning from the outside (love the broekie lace and large veranda), very comfortable & clean bedroom and large bathroom with a... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely rooms in a French period style and an excellent breakfast. Centrally located in Franchhoek and easy to walk to several restaurants and shops . Easy to get to other places and vineyards in the Winelands. Free parking.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This lovely hotel was a treat. We were on our honeymoon so got an upgrade which was a lovely touch. The best breakfast we had in South Africa. Franschhoek is a lovely town and recommend Reubens for dinner next door

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Pordenone, Italia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Le Ballon Rouge is well located in Franschooek city centre, near famous Le Quartier Francaise and Reuben's; it's a good place to stay and start to explore the many amazing wineries in Franschooek; must visit Haute Cabriere and Moreson

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

It was a cold and wet weekend but the room on arrival was nicely warmed for us which was much appreciated. I don't like the shower without a curtain or door as all the warmth from the warm water escapes.

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

loved our stay there ,super helpful staff and great breakfast ! fabulous shower and a comfortable bed . only no fridge ,but that was a minor hassel . Loved Franschoek and the wine trail is certainly worth doing.

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Eugene
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We spent four days in the South Africa wine country and had a fabulous stay. Of course the wine, food and scenery were great. Staying at Le Ballon Rouge was very enjoyable. Rooms were very clean and the location was a minute walk to the main street with restaurants, bars, shopping etc. The staff was helpful beyond our expectations. Would... More

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Buderim, Australia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

120 year old B&B - food was amazing. The breakfasts offer traditional English and European - which was a nice touch. Simple bedroom, nothing fancy. Comfortable bed. Franschoek just such an amazing place! Easy walk to town and the shops. Lovely experience! Craft markets on a Saturday.

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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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