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Maison d'Ail Guest House

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hampshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 4 nights in February 2017. The location is great and while a car is needed it is about 15 mins walk into the centre. Jeanne and Clive are good hosts and helpful with advice on things to do. Everything is spotless and their staff very friendly. Breakfast was first class and we had it on the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a peaceful two night stay at this lovely, quiet guesthouse. It has a vintage feel to it. Our room was comfortable with all the necessary amenities. We thoroughly enjoyed the shower. The water pressure was strong and the shower flooring is made of stones, which provided a kind of massage effect on the balls of our feet. The...

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Maison d'Ail is Franschoek at it's very best and great value for money. It's conveniently sited to the Restaurants in Town but far enough away to be perfectly quiet. It's run by wonderfully attentive staff who seem to know when to appear and when not. The Breakfasts were simply super and the Owner Clive seems to have got it...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the initial approach is a little disconcerting once you enter the whole experience is first class, public rooms are stylish , very comfortable and spotlessly clean. Close to the center of Franschhoek but just a little to far to walk which was the only minor downside

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This guesthouse simply blew our minds away! Everything about it was superb in every small detail. The owners were fabulously welcoming; the rooms would not have been out of place in a 6-star hotel; the breakfast layout was incredible; the beds the most comfy we have ever slept in and it was so peaceful! Absolutely no hesitation in returning -...

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Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Stayed as couple for one night as part of Cape Town trip. After reading excellent reviews, slightly disappointed. Specifically lots of noise, with dogs barking from around 5am onwards, and lots of neighbouring properties with children in pools etc. Breakfast also rather poor. So all in all, whilst good value, not a great experience.

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London
Reviewed January 6, 2017

We had a lovely time here - the rooms we had were lovely and clean - very comfy beds. The location is good - a bit of a walk from the centre but we had a car so no problem. The breakfast was good quality too. I would recommend.

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South Kensington
Reviewed December 18, 2016

We were attracted to this boutique hotel by the images we saw on the website, the reviews and the fact the owners Jeanne and Clive were hands on.However the web cannot encapsulate the intimacy privacy and energy of this place - it is a real oasis once you enter the walled garden.The service is exemplary but not obtrusive.The rooms are...

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Ommeren
Reviewed December 6, 2016

In February 2012 we stayed here for a few nights and really liked our stay, so we decided to once again book Maison d'Ail for another stay. The location is perfect, just 5-10 minutes walk from all the restaurants and shops in town. We really like the style and decor of the place. Lovely natural colors. Spacious and comfortable rooms...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Lovely guest house. Breakfast is excellent and you're perfectly located to explore Franchhoeck and Stellanbosch (but you will need your car to reach the centre of both). Staff are extremely friendly and the rooms are large and comfortable. Highly recommend.

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape to the tranquility of this newly established guesthouse, Maison d’Ail, owned and run by the Garlick family. Nestled under the Franschhoek mountains, this guesthouse will enable you to relax and unwind in the most tranquil surroundings.Spend your days relaxing at our pool or step out onto the bustling streets of Franschhoek and enjoy top class cuisine and wine at one of the many restaurants and wine farms in the valley.Luxury...amazing views...peace and quiet...who could ask for more? ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maison d'Ail Guest House

Address: 77 Reservoir Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: $99 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Maison d'Ail Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room 5 on the first floor has the view and terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles hedgehogHampshire, 1 week ago | Read review
“I think all of the rooms in this hotel are equally attractive”
 of 5 bubbles teamrats, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for a pool view room”
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“Ask for the corner rooms for the best views of the mountains and vineyards”
 of 5 bubbles blue024, Sep 23, 2016 | Read review
“Go for the king size bed option - it's a free choice and we had THE BEST sleep!”
 of 5 bubbles R0myH, May 3, 2016 | Read review
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