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Le Ballon Rouge

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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed our stay. Very close to restaurants and main street, ample parking and very competent and friendly staff. Room and bathroom were spacious and nicely decorated. We liked the private rooms at the back next to swimming pool.

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

My husband and I decided to celebrate our anniversary in Franschhoek. We could not ask for a better place to stay. The owners suite is exquisite and very spacious with a private patio with breathtaking views of the mountains. Service was excellent. The breakfasts were well prepared and well presented. My only wish is that we could have stayed a... More 

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Canton of Neuchatel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This last stay was the second time we have been to this Bed and Breakfast. The location is very good, close to the centre of town and far enough to have a quiet nights sleep. The staff are always helpful and rooms very clean. Breakfast is of a very high standard and servings are the prefect size. We will stay... More 

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Midrand, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Second time going there and still very happy ,staff are very helpful and friendly .very good situation walking distance of restaurants ,shops etc.... Safe place to be ,nice parking and a lovely breakfast

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Had a lovely time in this quaint B & B. Not the fanciest, but really charming. Perfect location. Breakfast mediocre. Internet not so good. Stayed in the owner's suite, which I highly recommend - gorgeous view, rooftop jacuzzi.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

From the time I called to make a reservation, spoke to a gentleman named David, the helpfulness and service provided was second to none. Arrived to be shown into a beautiful loft room with spacious bathroom. Accomodation was peaceful and beautiful, right at the city centre for convenience. Enjoyed breakfast on the terrace and all at a very reasonable price.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

What a gem of a B&B. We stayed here at the beginning of April during the week of our wedding. Jenny is a fantastic hostess - friendly and helpful but not intrusive. She kindly upgraded our room to the owner's suite free of charge after the wedding so that we had a couple of nights in absolute luxury, complete with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The entire staff were friendly and helpful. The room was very comfortable and clean. Breakfast was great. Maybe a tiny fridge in room would've been welcome as the weather was very hot and a cold refreshment would've been welcome. Overall, an extremely lovely stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Really enjoyable stay. Warm welcome. Secure parking. Perfect location . Charming property, even more attractive than on internet. Loved decor & hidden terraces & courtyard for breakfast outdoors. Would not hesitate to recommend it.

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David H, Manager at Le Ballon Rouge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and review of your recent stay with us at Le Ballon Rouge. It makes or staff very happy to hear that enjoyed the time you spent with us. We are very proud of our facilities and our town Franschhoek. The goal of everyone at Le Ballon Rouge is to make all of... More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Everything was good with this hotel. The staff was kind and ready to please you in every matter, they arranged a wine tour with David and that was a great tour, David has a lot of knowledge in winemaking and we really had a wonderful tour. We had an amazing breakfast outside in the garden which was nice.

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On behalf of our team members & myself, thank you for taking the time to write to tripadvisor and comment on your recent experience at Le Ballon Rouge! It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. We appreciate that you took the time to write a review to share your vacation experience and are glad to hear you really... More 

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