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Address: Dassenberg Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Phone Number: 27 21 876 3000
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Visited via Train tram and the tasting was well carried out and interesting. The blended red with Mourvèdre and Shiraz being the best. However, the visit was marred. A young... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Frances W
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Cardiff

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Cardiff
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited via Train tram and the tasting was well carried out and interesting. The blended red with Mourvèdre and Shiraz being the best. However, the visit was marred. A young couple , on honeymoon, were sat opposite us . Simply having wine and and a "nibble". When we left we thought it would be nice to buy them a glass... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

We only went to Mont Rochelle for the wine tasting therefore I cannot comment on the other offerings. The estate is stunning and the decor is lovely. The employee serving us couldn't tell us much about the different wines beyond what was written on the bottle and came across pretty disinterested. Beyond that, he served us a corked Syrah. Fortunately... More 

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this review

Dear IzzyB01, Thank you for taking the time to share your valued feedback with us following your recent visit to Mont Rochelle. Whilst it was lovely to hear you thought the estate was stunning and your enjoyed the décor, I was most disappointed to read that we failed to reach expectations on the wine tasting. I would like to take... More 

Perth, Australia
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124 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We ate lunch and did a wine tasting at the estate, which was very delicious, though they did have a strange desire to feed everyone green beans, regardless of who asked for them, haha! The estate is in an absolutely stunning valley surrounded by gorgeous vistas. We did not stay at the hotel but had a detailed tour, and I... More 

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this review

Dear KRob147, Thank you so much for taking the time to share such kind comments with us. We were delighted that you joined us for lunch and wine tasting and thought the food and wine were delicious! We’re thrilled that you plan to return and we are already looking forward to your visit; we’ll pick the perfect sun lounger by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

My husband and I love Franschoek and we're looking forward to our stay at Mont Rochelle. The location of the hotel is just superb, you have a panoramic view across the valley but are also not too far out of town should you want to pop in to town for a meal. Our room was very comfortable and also had... More 

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this review

Dear Lara M, Thank you so much for taking the time to share such a lovely review with us. We were delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful stay with us, we certainly loved having you! We’re so glad you enjoyed the robes and slippers and hope you were nice and cosy in them whilst enjoying the mini... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

We arrived after 4 days in Cape Town to what could only be described as breath taking. The views are amazing and the staff are so friendly and helpful. Free mini bar and great wifi... and if you get a chance take some time to have a spa treatment

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of Mont Rochelle. We were blushing at your amazing comments and certainly agree that a spa treatment is the perfect indulgence whilst staying with us. We very much hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards, Dalené Claassens Estate Manager Dalene.Claassens@montrochelle.virgin.com More 

Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

This is not a straightforward review There is two on site restaurants, wine tasting and then there's the hotel - so we should really have four different options rather than the one that we have here. 1) Miko was closed on the Sunday when we arrived, but doubles as the breakfast room for the hotel and the standard of food... More 

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this review

Dear Barry B, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review following your recent stay at Mont Rochelle. We do in fact have a Trip Advisor page for Miko and Country Kitchen but it’s great for our future guests to get an overall view of our offerings on this page so thank you for this. I’m... More 

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We were staying in Franschhoek for a week, visiting various wine estates and decided to take a look at Mont Rochelle. It was a bit disappointing really. Seemed a bit unkempt compared to the other beautiful wine estates in the local area. Not much in the way of gardens to wander around. I've heard the accommodation is very good but... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Lovely wine farm, the staff in the farm require more knowledge about the wines but the setting is lovely. They could offer so much more.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Stunning setting, stunning property. Perfect if you want a peaceful, romantic stay in what can only be described as South Africa's most beautiful village - Franschoek. Disgraceful in that we were essentially not able to taste the majority of the wines on the tasting notes. wasn't a money thing, they just didn't have them to try. As a Platinum member... More 

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this review

Dear Glenn M, Many thanks for taking the time to review Mont Rochelle and sincere apologies for the delay in responding to your review. Whilst it was wonderful to read that you found it to be a stunning property I was most disappointed to read that we failed to reach expectations on the wine tasting, this certainly should not have... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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271 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Wonderful place. Super interior, nice outdoor seating. Super service.Good reds and whites. You can even play boules outside.

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