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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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Dudley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel, very traditional and close to the main street, I will definitely stay there again, Franschoek is a lovely and lovely place to visit with plenty of nice cafe's and bars, staying at Ballon Rouge makes it even more special

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location! Nice staff! In the heart of Franschoek and everything was just around the corner. We will definitely come back and will recommend Le Ballon Rouge to friends and family! Great value!!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't spend much time at the guest house but did enjoy it! Breakfast was great, staff hospitable, friendly and great! Power cuts were a damper on our stay but not their fault, they should however warn guests. The room needs a wee bit of a maintenance pick me up, it's clean and comfortable but needs some TLC.

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Capetown
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely place to spend a night, could easily stay longer with the spacious bathroom, four poster bed, scent of lavender drifting in. Super centrally located with easy parking. Nice art and good friendly breakfast.

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Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

B and B is well situatated, staff friendly and helpful. Difficult weekend for Staff, with the power cuts, but they were helpful; Kind to my 87year old mother, who was staying in the single room. Room very comfortable, and well furnished. Views were amazing. Although on the street, noise levels were not bad. Gardens pretty, and cleaned daily. Breakfasts were... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice big room with comfortable bed. The floorboards were quite noisy but we were lucky not to have noisy people upstairs! Very central and easy/safe to walk to restaurants etc. nice breakfast - fresh fruit, yogurt, cereal, croissants etc and a hot breakfast cooked to order.

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9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I attended an evening wedding in Franschhoek and liked the fact that the room had an outside entrance. The accommodation is very neat, the staff are friendly and helpful and I enjoyed a good breakfast the following morning.

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Midrand, South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Absolutely perfect,clean,neat. Went you ask something ,they said , "of course we can help you is not a problem " we need an early breakfast and this also was not a problem. My brother and his wife from Belgium has the owner suit ,what a room .....a palace! My husband and I has a standard room also perfect . This... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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166 reviews 166 reviews
29 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A very nice old world establishment with quaint rooms and a perfect location. Walking distance to all main restaurants, shopping and Galleries. We were a little disappointed with the Breakfast service where staff are not very friendly otherwise it is great place to stay. The only other concern was a very slow internet.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful stay in this guesthouse. The host was incredibly helpful, arranging a last minute wine tour for us which turned out to be the highlight of our holiday to SA and she also rearranged our dinner reservations for us which we really appreciated. It is in a perfect location right off the main street.... More 

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Address: 7 Reservoir Street East, Franschhoek, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
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Hotel Class:4 star — Le Ballon Rouge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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