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Elephant Lodge

Chamonix Farm | Near Uitkyk Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Elephant lodge is a great place with character and beautiful (clean) rooms. The terrace offers AMAZING views of the Franschhoek valley and the very nice staff go the extra mile to make your stay special. Thanks Elephant Lodge!

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lyon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The view from the lodge is just stunning, you must love it ! the room is big enough, although i had no view from my room. the swimming pool is very long, and it allow you to really swim. The rest of the house is really lovely too. Service is friendly, nothing to say about it. The only problem i... More

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

Absolutely beautiful setting. Cecelia and her team brilliant. So so comfortable and convenient for the restaurants and town.Perfect breakfasts. Even serious discussions on our English football with Roland.(Liverpool). Home from home. Perfect

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Wow, what can I say!!! The place is phenomenal, the most amazing views of Franschoek that you can imagine. It has such an amazing staff looking after you especially Cecilia who goes out of her way to help you, her breakfasts are to die for. It's a little far from town but that is no issue when the view that... More

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Victoria, Seychelles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Elephant lodge is set amongst the vines at the top of the Franschhoek valley. The views down and around the valley are breathtaking. I would love to give Elephant lodge five stars, especially as Cecilia and her team are such a wonderful hosts and it is such great value for money, however there are a few little things to improve.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

After much research I decided to spend our solitary night in Franschhoek at EL. (An overnighter from CT) I booked 2 rooms for my visiting friend (from London) and myself. The previous reviews were 100% correct about Cecilia- a Most kind and helpful host. From the moment we unintentionally arrived after hours (We're still sorry Cecelia) until we left after... More

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Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This beautiful fairy-tale cottage will definitely introduce you to a different way of living on the planet! It snuggles so comfortably and so unpretentiously into the natural landscape abutting the De Vasselot section of the Tsitsikama National Park. The views of Peak Formosa and the Tsitsikama range of mountains is nothing short of breathtaking, seen over thousands of hectares of... More

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Our stay at Elephant Lodge was wonderful. Cecelia was most helpful. Our room was poolside. The room had everything we needed even air con.. Breakfast was lovely had plenty of choices. We could not find a fault it ws amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We spent the last 3 nights of our trip here and what a memory to go back with. Everything about Elephant Lodage is brilliant - fantastic views, extremely helpful staff, lovely breakfasts. We stayed in one of the poolside rooms which was very spacious and comfortably furnished. Cecilia is a great host and had booked restaurants for us in advance... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

A lovely position overlooking vineyards on the outskirts of Franschoek. Beautiful views over the valley. Excellent service, friendly and helpful at all times. The building has character and there is plenty of room. the pool is big enough for the small number of guests, and is in great location for the sun. Great full breakfast cooked exactly how you want.... More

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Address: Chamonix Farm | Near Uitkyk Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
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