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Maison d'Ail Guest House

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77 Reservoir Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Staff were really nice, breakfast was yummy. Room clean and tidy although lacks spacious. Bathroom really nice and clean. Lounge was right outside the room and the room wasn't sound-proof so a bit noisy when people are chatting outside.

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Vereeniging, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights at Maison d'Ail during the Franschhoek Bastille Festival. Loved it just as the year before. Such a lovely guest house with friendly staff, spacious rooms, safe/quite, great breakfast :) and not far from the main road in town. We will definitely return next year!!

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Gordon's Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Loved our stay at Maison d'Ail! Nice and quiet, but still only a short walk away from the bustling main road. Stunning views of surrounding mountains. Good and friendly service. Some background music in the breakfast room would be a welcome distraction and staff to write down breakfast order, as the lady got our bread order wrong on both mornings... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We stayed 1night in Room 1. Excellent service - reception called 2 days prior to our arrival to inform us that we can check in early, i.e. 10:00. Lovely room -tastefully decorated. A beautiful guesthouse - tucked away in a quiet spot. Room 1 is on ground floor - close to the kitchen / dining area - so you will... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Nice small guest house in Franchoek. Quiet area with stunning views. Friendly and service minded hosts. Fantastic breakfast. The guest house is stylish with a tranquil enclosed garden. When we are visiting Franschoek again I would not hesitate to stay here again.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

A high quality guest house on the edge of Franschhoek,.Great facilities and a comfortable room. Breakfast was particularly good and the owners were helpful and friendly. We enjoyed our two night stay. We walked into town each night ,which took about ten minutes and enjoyed the great restaurants and bars available. A great place to stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We stayed four nights in this guest house, it is excellent from accommodation, food, tranquility and close to the centre of the village which has amazing restaurants. Highly recommend it and thanks to Clive and Jeanne Garlick for their hospitality.

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Durbanville, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We spent the evening at Maison d'Ail Guest House as we were in town or a wedding; it was refreshing to be in a room where everything you needed was there, and more importantly - in a working condition! Breakfast was delightful, having it outside on the patio, overlooking the swimming pool and the mountains close by. We will definitely... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised at the thoughtfulness of the owners (Clive and Jeanne Garlick, hence the name) regarding good quality amenities, bedding, towels, etc. We also enjoyed their dog, Zach. :-) The room is large and the breakfast quality and service (fresh baked croissants and apple turnovers) is great. The location is near the center of town, yet quiet and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Beautiful and calm place with the amazing mountains in the background and a short walk away from the centre of the little village of Franschhoek. Nice room and great breakfast. Loved it! There is definitely a provençal feel to it.

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