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Le Ballon Rouge

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   7 Reservoir Street East, Franschhoek, South Africa
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Ranked #29 of 55 Franschhoek B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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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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Walvis Bay, Erongo, Namibia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our room no. 7 was spacious and I liked the furniture and the bathroom. The only thing we missed was a small fridge. The breakfast was very good, too. Despite the guesthouse being located in centre of town it was quiet and safe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A beautifully presented ensuite room. Clean, pleasantly decorated and a good size for a couple. Le Ballon Rouge is centrally located, within 3min walking distance of the main strip - and yet reasonably priced (with a pool!). Our breakfast was included in the price of the room and was without a doubt, the best breakfast we had in South Africa.... More

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Blue Bay
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've spent one night at Le Ballon Rouge. We had 2 rooms of different prices but both were great. Location is perfect, breakfast was good and rooms were clean and pretty. The reception closes at 6 pm and if you need anything you must call a number.

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Brooklyn, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms were lovely, comfortable, clean and well-maintained. Reception helped us with booking a wine tour and driver for the day, kept our bags safe until we could check-in, and brought a bottle of MCC to our room promptly after we requested it. This guesthouse is walking distance to great restaurants and also offers a very nice breakfast. Highly recommend as... More

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Tetbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were made to feel right at home and there was nothing that Jenny or David could not do for us. The setting of the guest house is just lovely, rooms spacious and breakfasts on the veranda are just idyllic. The short walk to the main high street gives you ample culinary delights to choose from without getting in a... More

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Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a lovely little break in this little guest house. Comfy room, little pool to enjoy, good breakfast, great staff. We recommend it. Franschhoek is greet with lots to enjoy in the area. --------

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

really Nice hotel close to the main street where all restaurants, bars and shops are located. Moreover, really close to the White Tram which brings you to the differents wineyards. Big and nicely decorated room. Amazing breakfast! Only negative points: internet is not free of charge and the swimming pool is really small.

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Rossendale,England
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just spent the last five days of our trip to South Africa at Le Ballon Rouge - the second time we have stayed here. We loved it the first time but this time we had the owners suite. All we can say is BLISS ! Wonderful rooms and the bedroom opens out onto the roof with our own... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We stayed in the loft room (2 large rooms) with our own large sundeck and outdoor jacuzzi, great! David (the owner together with his wife) was our own very pleasent guide for 2 fantastic days. We can really recommend this nice place in the middle of Franschhoek! Really worth the money. Ingalill and Peter, Sweden

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We came here over 5 years ago and thought it was a wonderful place to stay in the heart of Franschoek. We decided to revisit and see if was still the same. The room we stayed in could do with a little updating, to add aircon (nice luxury) and the TV could be bigger, the safe provided would not fit... More

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Address: 7 Reservoir Street East, Franschhoek, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
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Ranked #29 of 55 B&Bs / Inns in Franschhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Le Ballon Rouge 4*
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