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Grande Provence Estate The Owner's Cottage

Main Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Ranked #37 of 55 Franschhoek B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014
Kelley M Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Having visited the cottage on numerous occasions, we knew what to expect. However, little did I know that my husband and June had been planning a surprise birthday that involved transporting our friends in from London and Cape Town! It was the most memorable, overwhelming weekend of my life and I truly would not have wanted to spend it anywhere... More

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Cusco, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

This was the second time that we stayed at the Owner's Cottage of Grande Provence and it was as memorable as the last time. It is idyllically situated between the vineyards of Franschoek. The whole estate is extremely tastefully done both from and architectural as well as from an interior decorating point of view. The restaurant is excellent and the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

The one thing to note here is that grande provence is not a top starred hotel & does not offer the amenities and conveniences of a hotel. I would say that the vibe here is more guest house/b&b. if this is what you are used to or looking for you might enjoy this experience, unfortunately it was not the right... More

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MediaManagerSA, Guest Relations Manager at Grande Provence Estate The Owner's Cottage, responded to this review

Dear laypy I want to thank you for your feedback after your recent stay at the Owner's Cottage at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate. We endeavour to ensure that all our guests leave entirely happy and satisfied. On this note, please give me the opportunity to respond to your review. You are indeed correct that we do not market ourselves... More

Winchfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

We had previously stayed at the owners cottage where we had our wedding, which was simply amazing. The chance to return and experience the incredible hospitality and setting was just too appealing. After celebrating our wedding at the owners cottage with 30 friends this was always going to be a different trip. However, we were not disappointed. Such a relaxing... More

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Our recent trip to South Africa which was fabulous, and just when you think it couldn't get any better, it did! Staying in the Owner's Cottage at Grande Provence was the icing on the cake! A magical setting with stunning gardens, romantic, relaxing, discreet, private... June and her staff were wonderful, with so many little special touches. You can trust... More

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Doha, Qatar
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We recently stayed at the Owner's Cottage at Grande Provence Estate. I had been to the estate earlier to check on the accommodation options and was greeted by June, who showed me the different options available. I decided to choose La Provencale as it was a little more secluded, was completely private and was a beautiful set up. Leading up... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

My boyfriend and I had a romantic stay at Grande Provence Estate. Everything was just perfect, great service and very nice location between the vineyards. Thanks so much to June and her team for this stay. Can't wait to go back there!

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Lewes
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We were lucky enough to win our two night stay in the beautiful Owners Residence. June and her staff were very helpful and friendly and made our stay very special. This is a very private residence and I can see why Royalty, celebrities and statesman favourite it. The pool area and outside seating is stunning and the roaring fires and... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Teresa and I have stayed in many hotels the world over and I have to say that our three days in the cottage were outstanding in every respect. It was more than a home from home due to the incredibly attentive staff. Many thanks to June and her team for dealing with all our needs with charm and efficiency. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Just had the most amazing weekend with friends at the Owner's Cottage - and what an experience that was! June and her team really spoiled us, nothing was too much for them, and they were there any time of day (and night!) to make our stay truly enjoyable and special! We travel the world and are very lucky to be... More

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Additional Information about Grande Provence Estate The Owner's Cottage

Address: Main Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #37 of 55 B&Bs / Inns in Franschhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate wears her 300-year history with style. Nestled within the Franschhoek Valley in the Western Cape, surrounded by 47-acres of lush vines, this is heartland South African wine country at its finest. The Estate is home to Grande Provence’s award-winning wines and its passionate wine making team. Following harvest every year, carefully selected wines leave the Estate to compete in some of the world’s most prestigious competitions – the number and frequency of the awards bears testament to their success. A sophisticated destination in its own right, Grande Provence proudly presents superb cuisine at The Restaurant, fine wines at The Tasting Room, some of South Africa’s finest art at The Gallery & The Shop, receptions and boutique conferences at The Jonkershuis and 5-star accommodation at The Owner’s Cottage. ... more   less 
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