Wine, Cheese, Bread & Olives go hand & hand to me. Thus this was the perfect place to stay at. The Guest house is perfectly situated just outside of Franschoek, and right next to the La Motte wine estate - which sets the benchmark for wine tasting experiences! The Guest house is beautifully decorated, rooms are spacious & comfortable - which worked perfectly for us traveling with a toddler! The manager of the guest house, Mareaze is a gracious hostess who went out of her way to make sure we experienced the perfect "homely" experience on the olive farm. Even offering to take our toddler off our hands for 30 min to go feed the chickens! 30 min to mom & dad to relax is priceless!!! They also grow & bottle their own olives, and as someone who really enjoys eating & tasting different olives, these were DELICIOUS! We definately wont hesitate recommending this place to anyone traveling thru Franschoek!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- GOODINGS' GROVES OLIVE FARM B&B IN FRANSCHHOEK Surrounded by mountains and olive trees in the Franschhoek Valley is the 4 Star Gooding's Groves Olive Farm and Guest House - an ideal romantic getaway for couples, pensioners and groups of guests who wants to celebrate a special event. Just three km from the centre of the historical village of Franschhoek. The restored manor house built in the Cape Victorian style as a Provencal farmhouse. Here you can relax in the comfort of any one of our eight en-suite guest rooms, semi self-catering units or free standing self-catering Villa. Each room has an outside entrance and julienne balcony for upstairs rooms and breathtaking views of the Drakenstein, Franschhoek and Wemmershoek Mountains. Enter the warm embrace of the lounge with roaring log fire in winter. In summer the high-ceilings cools the dining room and reception area with folding glass doors opens out on to a shaded patio with our signature view over the vineyards on the mountain ranges. Gooding's Groves offers a bed and breakfast experience with a personal touch typical of the Franschhoek way of life. ROOMS IN THE MANOR HOUSE Private entrance, Twin beds/king size or queen size beds, Luxury en-suite with walk-in rain shower only, Ceiling fan or air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, DSTV Hotel Bouquet, Towels, Gowns, Hair Dryer, Tea/Coffee Tray, 100% Cotton linen, Views over valley, garden, mountains or olive groves. Breakfast Included PLEASE NOTE: No Children under 14 years allowed to sleep in the Manor House. THE BARN SUITE 1,2,3: Semi Self-Catering Suites No Star Grading: North-facing spacious semi self-catering suites. Twin/King or Queen size beds, Open plan area with en-suite shower room, kitchen counter, lounge, dining and sleeping area. Air-conditioning or ceiling fan, WIFI, DSTV Hotel Bouquet, Towels, Hair Dryer, Tea/Coffee Tray, 100% Cotton linen. Breakfast Excluded THE VILLA - Fully Equipped 2 Bedroom House (Child Friendly) No Star Grading: Free-standing Provençal style Villa with private enclosed garden and plunge pool, French doors opening onto north and south facing verandas , spacious lounge, dining room and TV area. Fully equipped open plan kitchen with washing machine and tumble dryer. Free WIFI en DSTV Hotel Bouquet. Air-conditioning in lounge area and panel heaters and ceiling fans in bedrooms. Two en-suite bedrooms with queen size bed in each room. Main en-suite bedroom with shower and bath, Second en-suite bedroom are smaller with shower room only. ... more less
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