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Franschhoek Country House & Villas

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Main Road, Franschhoek 7690 South Africa
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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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#6 of 18 hotels in Franschhoek
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Surrounded by enchanting vineyards and majestic mountains, this small Boutique hotel is set on the outskirts of the town of Franschhoek, in the Cape Winelands less than an hours drive from Cape Town. Offering a selection of standard, luxury, garden cottages and the exclusive villa suites. With a top rated award winning restaurant, guests can relax and enjoy the hospitality, laze at the pool, enjoy a massage or stroll on the world-renowned charming town of Franschhoek.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Bicycles available
Horseback riding
Books, DVDs, music for children
Free shuttle or taxi services
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Air purifier
Air conditioning
Desk
Fireplace
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bidet
Bathrobes
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Minibar
Walk-in shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Pool view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Mountain View
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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John wrote a review Sep 2021
San Francisco, California5 contributions
This is a charming classic-ly appointed resort offer high end evening dining and family style buffet/eggs to order breakfast. They partner with local tours and activities offering full, half day, and at-your-own pace assortment, including rental bikes. Most activities center around the wine tasting. The train tour combining the greatest array. As for me I liked the Paarl tour which has wine, beer (CBC) and chocolate tastings wrapping it with a decent restaurant on premises. The staff of the guesthouse were extremely helpful, kind, gracious, with an honest smile on their and heartfelt greeting. The rooms are large and handsomely appointed, not missing a trick and adding a few you might not expect. Like a double level suitcase shelf across from the closet with the bottom being pullout. The guesthouse manager was always within arms reach morning noon and night making any special requests, curiosities, or complements easy to offer. If you are interested in a quant, charming, full service hotel nestled in the most beautiful wine valley in the world this is the place.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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John M wrote a review Jan 2020
Stockholm, Sweden142 contributions39 helpful votes
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Had a stay here for vacation for relaxing and wine touring in Franschhoek region with my wife. This hotel was something else! Picky as I am with hotels (stay around 80 night/year in hotels in line duty) I came with normal expectations and left (sadly, wanted to stay longer) with a big smile after three nights. The hotel is really charming, not to small and yet very familiar with super service, regardless of the topic, shuttle service, luggage, restaurant- and winery tips, they really blow my mind in service and comfortable hotel stay. The best part was that the manager- Ben also was involved hands on into the day to day business, that’s respect! I was really impressed what Ben and his team was delivering and had on offer. We stayed in a Garden Cottage room/apartment in two floors. The rooms were really nice with charming countryside interior, great bed and nice relaxing on our own balcony. The breakfast buffet and made to order dishes at breakfast was really high level also, try the egg Benedict, pure heaven! If you like high end service, good food, liked to be taken care of and in general comfortable hotel stay I warmly recommend a stay at Franschhoek country house and villas if you are visiting the region. I know for a fact, were me and my wife will stay the next time I go back to region.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Michelle D wrote a review Sep 2021
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We recently spent 5 nights at the Country House, in a luxury suite. We were bowled over by the attention to detail that made the suite feel like a luxurious and comfortable home away from home. The food was also outstanding, with breakfast featuring the most delicious eggs benedict amongst many other treats. Monneaux restaurant is understated and under-rated : The 2 suppers we had there were both super delicious, with special mention of the kingklip, chicken wings, steak tartare. But the cherry on top is the excellent service and fantastic attitude of every staff member. They really made our stay incredibly pleasant. We cannot recommend the Country House highly enough. We will be back.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Jo Marais wrote a review Jun 2021
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We held a small intimate wedding and spent a family weekend at this stunning venue. It was the most perfect weekend in every way. Beautiful hotel, excellent breakfast and dinner. The staff - especially Louryn and Ben, were outstanding. We will be talking about this special weekend for a very long time and can’t thank the staff enough. We are already looking forward to our next visit. It’s an absolute must-stay in Franschoek. Thank you to everyone for making our special day so memorable. Marko & Jo Marais
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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NancyC wrote a review May 2021
Houston, Texas22 contributions11 helpful votes
We weren’t sure we’d like this place as we tend to prefer understated decor and a more modern touch but this lovely place nestled in the middle of South Africa’s wine country won us over. It oozed charm and luxury in a suite larger than many apartments we’ve seen. A really friendly and attentive staff made our time there quite wonderful. The free shuttle service to “town” made everything easy and accessible. We loved it.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
$169 - $337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
franschhoek country house & villas hotel franschhoek, franschhoek country house and villas, franschhoek country hotel, franschhoek country boutique hotel
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeFranschhoek
NUMBER OF ROOMS
25
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Frequently Asked Questions about Franschhoek Country House & Villas
Which popular attractions are close to Franschhoek Country House & Villas?
Nearby attractions include Grand Provence Estate (0.3 miles), Terbodore Coffee Franschhoek (0.09 miles), and Kumanov Cosmetics (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Franschhoek Country House & Villas?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Franschhoek Country House & Villas?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Franschhoek Country House & Villas?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Franschhoek Country House & Villas?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Franschhoek Country House & Villas?
Conveniently located restaurants include La Petite Colombe, Fork Restaurant, and Monneaux Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Franschhoek Country House & Villas?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Franschhoek Country House & Villas have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Franschhoek Country House & Villas offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Franschhoek Country House & Villas located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.9 miles away from the center of Franschhoek.
Are any cleaning services offered at Franschhoek Country House & Villas?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Franschhoek Country House & Villas?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.