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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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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 3 weeks ago

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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135 reviews 135 reviews
28 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Luanda, Angola
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342 hotel reviews
1,001 helpful votes 1,001 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

As other reviewers have noted the executive suite (no. 8) is superlative. We arrived late afternoon and left lunch time the next day and it wasn't enough. Really two nights minimum is required to fully unwind and appreciate the property and its surroundings. (We also looked at rooms 1-6 and they are also all great and would suite a self... More 

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Cheadle, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Once again we stayed at the incredible place. Large bedrooms elegantly furnished with everything you require.Staff wonderful and helpful always to help if needed. The views from all the " Cottages" are truly amazing the grouds well kept and so peaceful. Add to all this the fabulous Cafe Bon Bon with its varied breakfast unbelievable Lunches and excellent wine list... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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104 reviews 104 reviews
23 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We stayed in the best room available, and what a treat it was. The room is the best we have ever encountered and extremely luxurious. There are views of the mountains, a private pool, fireplace, nespresso machine and a huge and stunning bathroom and lounge. Just the best ever. The breakfast at Cafe Bon Bon is excellent, with cold and... More 

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Burnley
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

La Petite Dauphine is a must for any couple visiting Franschhoek. We couldn't get a room at our normal hotel, so tried this for a change, we were certainly glad we did. Upon entering reception we received a friendly welcome. Just a few minutes later we were following the directions to our "chalet". This turned out to be a small... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We were late and arrived at 6pm, it's a Guest Farm and not a Hotel so it's run completely differently. They had to locate the owners which was a trial in itself as there's no big reception and no big drama. As we waited I relaxed., at the security gate. Eventually the owner was located and we were allowed to... More 

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