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La Residence

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Elandskloof Private Road | Elandskloof Farm, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 9 hotels in Franschhoek
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at La Residence for 3 nights in May. From the moment we pulled up at the gate to the time we left we were spoilt by the view, the accommodation and the wonderful service. Our room was the Frangipani Suite and it was stunning. I'll start with the view - overlooking our lovely courtyard (with... More

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london
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246 reviews 246 reviews
63 hotel reviews
2,065 helpful votes 2,065 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We had an exceptional stay at La Residence and faultless. Our suite was tasteful and luxurious. The grounds are immaculate and fabulous views. Informal and hugely relaxing. Beautiful pool area with wonderful service

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Cape Town
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My husband and I had stayed at this unique hotel last year but we returned with ten friends recently for lunch just after The Literary Fair ended. Firstly, the level of service and attention to detail were of a very high calibre, all the food was beautifully presented and absolutely delicious, a particular starter of duck salad being one of... More

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Castleford, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
40 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We stayed here at New Year, enjoyed it so much that we came back!! We love the over stated opulence here, but love that Edward, Nick & the team tailor your stay. If you want to be showered with service; it happens. If you want to be left; the same service happens, it just doesn't look like it does! You... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We recently returned back to New York after spending 2 weeks in South Africa on our honeymoon. I googled "African Safaris" and after doing much research, landed on Shannon Bishop and African Safari Home as my booking agent. We had a fantastic stay at La Residence and did not want to leave. Room 11 was truly incredible, and the food... More

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Plymouth
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12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We were greeted by a welcome group at the entrance of the hotel. A glass of rose bubbles and a small bouquet of freshly cut flowers. We were then shown to our suite No 7 which the main colour is red (my favourite colour). You have your own private sunbathing area with table chairs, sofa and sun lounger. We had... More

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

It was a fabulous experience. An extraordinary place.. truely special. Amazing service, nothing was too much trouble. The food & wine was A1. I would recommend The Residence to anyone who wishes to be spoilt.

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Evanston, Illinois
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

What a wonderfully relaxing experience! The views from the rooms and from the grounds are spectacular. The food and wines were fantastic. The server who helped us at our dinners had a great knowledge of South African wines and paired everything we ordered with ease. Every pairing was better than the last. Everyone on the staff was so considerate and... More

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Wyoming, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Love the magnificent rooms and views! The Elton room was beyond all others. The service is fantastic! We enjoyed the food, the wine, the pool, getting laundry done, fruit, mini bar etc... All the little things that make a big difference when traveling.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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93 reviews 93 reviews
35 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

The service was immaculate, even though they actually did mess some things up with our reservations and our itinerary, they actually managed to save the various situations in such ways that I don’t even want to mention the details of the slip ups at all. Instead I want to take the time in this review to honor the way we... More

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Address: Elandskloof Private Road | Elandskloof Farm, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — La Residence 5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Franschhoek #2 Romantic Hotel in Franschhoek #5 Family Hotel in Franschhoek
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La Residence is in a class of its own. Located in the beautiful Franschhoek valley, where the exquisite vineyards and mountains form a picture perfect backdrop, La Residence provides a haven of luxurious accommodation, fine dining and an all-round sensory indulgence. ... more   less 
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