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La Chataigne

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PO Box 7 | La Motte, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
La Chataigne
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Kastanje more than met our expectations. Of the three cottages it is the most private, although all three are set so that privacy on the front porches is ensured and they're far enough away from each other not to disturb the neighbours. The cottage is decorated with elegant simplicity and caters to every need. Beautiful outlook onto the river and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We stopped off here for an hours wine tasting and it was well worth it. The estate is very small thus you get a completely different, and in our opinion, better experience than the big company estates. Extremely personal and friendly service, stunning wines and honest prices. Highly recommend.

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Mtubatuba, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Stayed in kastanje next to the river only for a night and wished we could have stayed here longer. Perfect little cottage for 2 couples in your stay in Franschhoek. The pool was a good place to cool down at with a glass of wine in hand.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We spent the weekend in one of the cottages and loved it! I must admit, we spent most of our time wine tasting and dining at the amazing farms Franschhoek has to offer, but la Chataigne was a peaceful haven after a busy day. A dip in the large pool at the end of a hot day was very welcome.... More 

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Shropshire Uk
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We stayed for 6 nights in Kastanje Cottage, unfortunately it was not what we expected. We had a porch/patio back and front neither of which caught any sunlight due to vines and/or trees so sitting out for breakfast or dinner was not possible, and why sunloungers if there is no sun? The braai was built into the back patio, it... More 

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Ketton, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We recently spent 11 wonderful days in Marron Cottage. From the moment we arrived until the time that we had to leave, we were made to feel welcome by everyone at La Chataigne. Our cottage was tranquility itself, situated as it was close to the banks of the Franschhoek River among pear trees and shaded by large oaks. The beds... More 

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Hawick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

If staying on a vineyard is what you are looking for then I can't think of a better place than La Chataigne. It's a little out of town so a car is a must. Also, no TV or WIFI means that 21st century comforts are not catered for. But that just means more time to soak up the atmosphere and... More 

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Johannesburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We spent 6 lovely nights at this awesome family run establishment. A perfect place to lay back relax and savor their exquisite selection of wines. A lovely pool is available for those hot Franschoek afternoons to cool down. There is a beautiful river that runs through the property and our son had fun searching and fishing for crabs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We have stayed twice previously, with friends, but this time just the two of us in Chestnut cottage. As always, La Chatiagne is very relaxing, afternoons spent by the pool and evenings braaiing. Lots of sleep to be had! Highly recommended spot.

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Lovely place to stay. We stayed 3 nights to attend a wedding locally in Franschoek. This was a lovely place to chill out, hang by the pool or grab a siesta in between the wineries and picnics! The cottage was 2 double ensuite bedrooms with a fully stocked kitchenette, a sitting area with table and sofas and there were 2... More 

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