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The Last Word Franschhoek

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   68 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Ranked #3 of 9 hotels in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
PatBar2 Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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49 reviews 49 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had the pleasure of returning to TLW Franschhoek for an extended weekend break, and was pleased to see that the overall standard of highly attentive customer service and understated luxury has been maintained. Conrad, Franklin and the entire team are always on hand to chat to guests and make recommendations, backed up by a friendly smile. All of this in... More

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Salem, South Carolina, United States
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Last Word is a wonderful small hotel. It is in walking distance to good restaurants and many small shops. It is also close to the Wine Tram pickup point. The living room area provides guests with a great opportunity to mingle over drinks and snacks. The concierge, Franklin, was extremely helpful with lunch and dinner reservations and getting taxis... More

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Pasadena, Maryland
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the time we were picked up at the airport until we were dropped off - the staff and The Last Word was excellent. They helped us with all planning of our activities, set up transportation and with dinner selections. The room was excellent- clean, well appointed and they had the cheese plate/snacks ready for us when we arrived as... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Last Word to visit SA winelands after a fantastic safari at Kruger. We thought the accommodations could not get better than at Thornybush, but then the Last Word took us to another level. Franklin took care of us like family from the moment we arrived at the gate until we left. He is a one-man show... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoyed a fantastic weekend in Franschhoek and The Last Word is the best boutique hotel we've stayed at. Manager Conrad is a genuinely friendly and attentive host with nothing being too much trouble. Breakfast was excellent and the overall ambience is chic but relaxed. A big thank you to all the staff who made our stay and weekend away... More

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Durbanville, South Africa
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Great hotel and excellent location. We stayed 2 nights - 1st me and my wife only, second night our kids(5 and 8 years old) joined. Personal attention is what these small hotels are about and differentiate it from the big ones. The rooms are big, the bathrooms even bigger. The hotel is in the main street and really well located... More

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Hong Kong, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We stayed 1 night at this beautiful guest house. We were greeted by Conrad and Franklin and were shown through our room with every minute detail given to us. There was a booking already made for dinner at a French restaurant 5 min walk from the guesthouse and had an amazing dinner there. We came back to our room to... More

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Lima, Peru
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at The Last Word & from the moment you arrive you know you have selected the perfect location in every way. Conrad the GM makes everything so easy from check-in to dinner reservations to site seeing suggestions. Centrally located & walking distance from good restaurants.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Only had the pleasure of staying here for two nights, but was probably the best hotel we stayed in during our 2 week trip to South Africa. The service was outstanding, from the moment we arrived. We arrived late in the afternoon and Franklin had gone out of his way to book us a table for dinner at a great... More

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Cumbria UK
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

If you dont like stylish, quiet, comfortable environments, then do not stay! ! Conrad and Franklin (Mostle dealt with Conrad) were fantastic, nothing was too much trouble. Very conformable stay and will most certainly be back. Thank you.

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Address: 68 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Last Word Franschhoek 5*
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Franschhoek #3 Luxury Hotel in Franschhoek #4 Family Hotel in Franschhoek
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The Last Word Franschhoek is an exclusive five star historic residence in the heart of Franschhoek village, the gourmet capital of South Africa. It’s only a minute’s walk from the many excellent award-winning restaurants and numerous character-filled boutique style shops and galleries. Beautifully restored in the Cape Huguenot tradition, this 5 star boutique hotel has been designed with sumptuous home comforts creating an elegant, sophisticated interior with a handsome mixture of classic and contemporary furnishings. ... more   less 
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