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La Petite Dauphine

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La Petite Dauphine is a picturesque estate set among vineyards, olive groves and fruit orchards. The historic working fruit and wine farm has superior accommodation on offer. An archway formed by cypresses, white roses and agapanthus lines the long driveway and leads to manicured lawns and garden beds bursting with colour and fragrance. The Nine Suites are superbly decorated with views over dams, sun kissed orchards, vineyards and the breathtaking Franschhoek mountains. Guests will be pampered with soft gowns and fluffy towels, other amenities are also provided to make the stay truly comfortable. Suites are climate controlled, with under tile heating, heated towel and wood burning fireplaces for chilly winter nights. Addiitional features include complimentary WiFi, Nespresso Coffee Makers and Blu Ray DVD machines. Breakfasts are served at the Café BonBon, a 200 year-old restored wine cellar, set amongst old oak trees. The Cafe is also open for lunch and intimate dinners on selected evenings with a menu featuring seasonal ingredients. The Studio at La Petite Dauphine is the perfect location for intimate weddings the farm is able to host.Veruska's Wine Bar at La Petite Dauphine exudes a relaxed rustic ambience within exposed brick walls and offers exlusive wine tastings for neighbouring Haut Espoir Wines estate.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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We were so impressed by La Petite Dauphine during our 3 night stay in Franschhoek. Upon arriving we were taken by golf cart to our suite which was private and beautifully decorated on the inside - it felt like a rustic chic farmhouse and we loved the style. We were given
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Response from LPDReception, Manager at La Petite Dauphine
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Kathryn G, Thank you so much for your lovely and kind words and for sharing them on the TripAdvisor platform which we are so grateful for. We strive that our guests and patrons alike experience this that you have described in your review above, it is very heartwarming as it is a vindication of the passion that we have for our property we love. We look forward to your return visit! Kind regards JP Fourie
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Made a return visit after 5+ years and the ambience and quality remains above par with a price to match. The accommodation is the stand out with spacious chalets with total privacy and has been updated ( USB sockets for instance ). Breakfast was super and we had dinner one
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Response from LPDReception, Manager at La Petite Dauphine
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Shadthames, We truly appreciate your very kind words of feedback on the TripAdvisor platform and that you took the time to share them with us. Reviews such as yours mean so very much to us, it inspires and motivates us to continue our pursuit of excellence. We truly look forward to your return visit. Kind regards JP Fourie
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My husband and I had two nights at La Petite Dauphine and we were enchanted. The lay out is unique, the suites are home-like and clean, and Cafe Bon Bon was a delight also. The staff is extremely friendly, courteous and helpful. We highly recommend La Petite Dauphine. If you
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Response from LPDReception, Manager at La Petite Dauphine
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear lulululu35 For us, it is an "amazing feat" to get your stamp of approval. Thank you so very much for your kind words on this platform, our entire team celebrates in your review. We look forward to welcoming you back once again for an amazing stay. Kind regards and keep well JP Fourie
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This is certainly one of the best places we have ever stayed at. We had a suite. Or really a house at this beautiful fruit and wine farm in Franschhoek. Breakfast was excellent. Lovely located in the garden. Our suite faced the fruit plantation and the mountains. The staff was
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Response from LPDReception, Manager at La Petite Dauphine
Responded Jan 5, 2019
Dear jespere299 Thank you so very much for your kind words and review on this platform, we truly enjoy that when our guests leave behind such kind words, this enables us to keep providing excellent service and even bettering our offerings day by day. You would be most welcome to pay us a return visit. Kind regards JP Fourie
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The villa's where amazing and big set in a very tranquil and beautiful setting. Villa's are cleaned daily. The gardens very relaxing and the food at the restaurant was outstanding. I would highly recommend to stay here, you will love it.
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Response from LaPetiteDauphine, General Manager at La Petite Dauphine
Responded Dec 4, 2018
Dear Pilgrimage13 We truly appreciate your esteemed recommendation. It was only our pleasure to have and to host you and could only hope that we could do so in the near future. Kind Regards
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Cottage 1
"Number 3 was its own building and had access to two different tiny pools."
"Suite near the pool is lovely"
"We stayed in cottage number 1, which was next to the pond. Could not fault room"
"If you can afford it book suite 7."
"If you want a room nearer the main building request rooms 1 - 6."
$301 - $782 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaWestern CapeFranschhoek
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