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La Petite Dauphine

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Excelsior Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Christmas Lunch was a real treat with a variety of traditional fare that included all our favorites. Warm lighting and window seating enhanced our experience on a chilly, rainy day. Staff were attentive and friendly under pressure. Buffet was replenished regularly.

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

We were welcomed at La Petite Dauphine by Karen who was extremely friendly and very knowledgeable. We live in the Western Cape and do many wine tastings, and Karen made this one of the most memorable and enjoyable. Will definitely be back with friends and family.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We have stayed at La Petite Dauphine a few times in the past and they once again excelled in meeting our expectations.From the moment Stepan takes care of your coice of room, you know that you are in for a treat. The estate is home to 9 magnificent villas of generous proportions and superbly furnished and equipped. The lawns are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

A great option for high-quality accommodation when touring the local Franschhoek area and wineries. Really pleasant surroundings, a luxurious room and very helpful team. Pros - fantastic large suite "villa" with real wood fireplace, enormous and comfortable bed and all the amenities to be expected for a luxury stay. Underfloor heating n the bathroom a nice additional feature - amazing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Thanks to Stefan and staff for a memorable wedding last weekend. All the boxes can be ticked five star. Your accommodation is outstanding, wonderful staff and the food delicious. We enjoyed the relaxed country feel of the guest farm. It is an ideal venue for functions in all kinds of weather with options indoor or out. A&F

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We just came back from a 3 night stay at La Petite Dauphine, and it was fantastic in every aspect. My wife and I had just finished a week trip in Malawi, so we felt like royalty when we first stepped into our suite. We love the vintage rural look so the decor was perfect for us, plus being in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We visited for 3 nights to attend a friend's wedding. Exceeded our expectations at every stage. Lovely people, wonderful service, amazing rooms. The wedding itself was held on a lawn by a pond with a view of the surrounding mountains - picture postcard beauty. The reception held at Cafe BonBon (the restaurant at the same venue) was fantastic with amazing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

After visiting 12 months ago for a meal, we had decided that if we return to Franschhoek again, this is where we would stay. We had room 4. It is beautifully appointed with a large bedroom with king size double bed and a separate sitting room next door. En-suite bathroom is spacious and well appointed, with both shower and bath.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

i was here at the beginning of March for a wedding and my goodness, what an amazing place!! the villas are so luxurious (with private pools!) and the staff are all welcoming and helpful. it is the most perfect wedding venue and i would recommend this venue to anyone who asks me. the wedding reception food was also delightful -... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This place is wonderful! I was actually reluctant to write a review purely because I didn't want anyone to know about this place, but then I thought if someone knew about somewhere so utterly beautiful I would want to know about it!! The 'bungalows' were out of is world, the staff could not do enough to help. This is the... More 

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