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PO Box 7 | La Motte, 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time we have stayed at these cottages , which are beautiful and quietly situated on a small stream. They are nicely designed and kitted out for our visit. Even in bad weather the cottages are great with fireplaces inside and out. Also close to town with all their lovely restaurants and wineries.

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Manchester, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

What a beautiful and charming place! We enjoyed every moment of our stay at La Chataigne. Although it was a cold and rainy weekend, there was enough firewood and wine to keep us warm and cosy (and hot water bottles!). Beautiful bird life as well all along the river. Thank you for the personal touch, we can highly recommend La... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had the pleasure of stayin at La Chataigne for a long weekend recently... even though the weather was cold & miserable, our stay was anything but. The fire roared and the cottage was cosy! Close to lots of great wine farms and close enough to Franschhoek village to shop for those last minute items you forgot to pack... Only... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I would actually like to keep La Chataigne a secret and keep it all to myself but that wouldn't be fair on Richard and La Chataigne so I am going to have to tell you that Chestnut Cottage where we spent two wonderful nights last week is an absolute delight. It is actually the second time that we have stayed... More

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Johannesburg
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We spent two nights at La Chataigne and it was just wonderful! The cottage is stocked with wine (definetely a must to try!) The owners were so helpful, they organised a cot for our little man and were always available if we needed help. This is a perfect base for the exploration of the Franschhoek valley. We definetely come back!

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Our last four nights of our Wine buying trip to South Africa were spent at La Chataigne cottages. Our main reason for being here was to taste this years new vintages as we stock their wines here in the UK. As always the welcome here is fabulous the wine is delicious and the cottages are off the beaten track so... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Great location, very nice cottage, privat, good place to stay for more than a few day's. next to small river (the franschoek river?) and with braai possibility. 10 min drive to Frranschoek pass for sundowners with nice La Chataigne wine or the home made lemonade!

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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

"Our Farm"...that is how our children describe La Chataigne. We have just spent our 5th holiday there...and already booked our next stay. It is peaceful and quiet...the perfect spot to recharge your batteries, but also ideally located as a base from which to explore the Winelands. Cottages are fitted with all amenities...down to wine and homemade lemonade in the fridge.... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

We spent a weekend in the Kastanje cottage in Le Chataigne, and wow, what an absolutely beautiful place. The Franschoek river is only a few metres from the cottage with beautiful trees and the mountain setting the seen for a perfect view as you sit on the very private little stoep. The cottage was beautifully decorated, had everything that you... More

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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

My fiance and I spent 5 days in Franschoek/Stellenbosch for wining and dining. La Chataigne is perhaps not the biggest wine farm, but the wines they produce is absolutly World Class. Suzann who guided us through their palette of wines was very knowledgeable and inspirational when she offered us to try their wines. The wine farm is absolutely worth a... More

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Address: PO Box 7 | La Motte, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek

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