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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is amazing, I've stayed in some top hotels around the world, but this is special. We stayed in a villa suite 1, a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom with its own lounge, dining area, kitchen , out door patio and pool. The pool was a little cold. The villa suites have access there own lounge and dining area where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This property really has it all. The setting is gorgeous as are the rooms and property. From the moment you arrive the staff can't do enough for you. They help with booking one of the many gourmet restaurants in the area, give you bicycles and water for a short ride into town (or drop you off if you prefer), have... More 

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Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The people the grounds the food, all excellent. I wouldn't change a thing. In a vinyard suite you feel like royalty. The staff can't do enough for you. You won't be disappointed. I will go again and again.

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

Special friends invited recently spoilt us with their wedding anniversary (32 years) breakfast at La Residence. Must say, one of the most memorable breakfast experiences ever. Apart from the scenery, the most eloquent and tasteful surrounds (paintings, décor, chandeliers, etc.), and exquisite breakfast offerings, the friendly, warm, professionalism and caring reception and service by all, from the security at the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had cause to stay at Le Residence last month and was not sure what to expect. I had heard about this property winning South African hotel of the year but was not sure if it was going to live up to this reputation. However that soon changed as from the time I arrived to the time I left (only... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

As a five star hotel traveller since I was a kid, I've seen and been to them all. So, I was intrigued by the prospect of experiencing one of the Royal Portfolio properties, which are unique to South Africa. Unfortunately, it did not live up to its reputation. It could have been that we were there in low season, so... More 

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at La Residence, responded to this review

Dear Leif R Congratulations on your marriage. I trust you had a safe trip back to the US, and thank you for your review of your stay with us. Although we fell short of your expectations, we thank you for bringing these issues to our attention. What you experienced is certainly not to our usual extremely high standards of service,... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We attended the 2015/16 New Year's Eve event here; an Alice In Wonderland themed evening. It was a stunning night, with an excellent and creative menu and staff in costume for good measure. We were the only guests to the evening who weren't staying at the hotel, but we were made to feel very welcome by the warm and friendly... More 

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Thank Aldolara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Our stay began on Friday, July 29 to Sunday, July 31 and it was truly marvelous! Franschhoek is about an hour's drive from Cape Town but worlds away in feeling and atmosphere. We were welcomed to the inn with enthusiasm from the staff who were standing outside the entrance and waving hello. It was like being taken by the hand... More 

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Granada Hills
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

I can't think of anything negative to say about our three night stay here. The grounds are spectacular as are the rooms, both private and public, and the staff. We were welcomed as 'long lost friends'. The staff couldn't do enough for us. They even went so far as to provide a staff member to accompany one of our group... More 

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Burlingame, California
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Stayed here while attending a wedding at the same venue. The entire hotel can be booked for a wedding, in fact I think that is the only way they hold weddings here. Our suite was huge, the bathroom alone was the size of a "normal" hotel suite. The suite consisted of a entry hall with bar, a large comfortable bedroom,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Residence is in a class of its own. Located in the beautiful Franschhoek valley, where the exquisite vineyards and mountains form a picture perfect backdrop, La Residence provides a haven of luxurious accommodation, fine dining and an all-round sensory indulgence. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Residence

Address: Elandskloof Private Road | Elandskloof Farm, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: $885 - $1,912 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — La Residence 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
La Residence Franschhoek
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Franschhoek
#2 Spa Hotel in Franschhoek
#3 Romantic Hotel in Franschhoek
#4 Business Hotel in Franschhoek
#5 Luxury Hotel in Franschhoek
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