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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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this guesthouse as a cheaper alternative to many expensive hotels in Franschoek. The central location is great for easy walking access to restaurants though the surrounding streets can be quite noisy with cars during week days. The rooms were clean, well decorated and with Wifi access. Service was friendly and helpful in getting us oriented to visit wine... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though comfortable but small rooms, they had a lounge but we could not access it as they locked it in the evening. If you wanted to stay in, you were confined to your room. Not as pleasant a stay as we would have liked for an expensive B & B. Not recommended.

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South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great location, can just about walk everywhere. Rooms spacious, very clean and comfortable. Our laundry was done in super speedy time. Nice quiet area. Breakfast was ok. Will not hesitate to stay again.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the best experience in hospitality at le ballon rouge guest house. The warmth and kindness was outstanding. The location of the guest house is amazing, very convenient and central. I cannot wait to go back!

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

Perfect accomodation in Franschhoek. Exceptionally helpful and friendly staff. Delicious breakfast! Perfect location within walking distance to restaurants. Picture perfect setting! We will be back :-)!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

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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