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Mont Rochelle

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We initially booked the Merlot room a few months prior but when we arrived, the hotel was closed for renovations. We were reaccommodated to the Manor, which was a really pleasant surprise for us. We were in the loft, a BEAUTIFUL room with the most luxurious amenities. It was spacious, extremely clean and very comfortable. It also has a large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great rooms,very modern and stylish and extraordinary views. Great staff, very pleasant and helpfull. Could hardly be better Restaurant not as good as franchoek best in terms of taste,but there are so many good restaurants only 2 mins away

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Thank michel e
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this review

Dear Michel e, Thank you for taking the time to share such a lovely review with us of your stay at Mont Rochelle. It was wonderful to read your kind comments about your room and the team and we loved hearing the views referred to as extraordinary. It was a shame to hear that the restaurant did not quite live... More 

Reeuwijk, The Netherlands
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73 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

My TomTom had difficulty finding the resort and so it should be! Once we were cleared by the guard at the gate and drove up the driveway, we knew this was going to be special. The staff was lined up at the entrance to greet us. Everything about this place exhumes luxury and elegance. The staff is top notch and... More 

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Thank Ericv58
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this review

Dear Ericv58, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review of your stay at Mont Rochelle. We loved reading about the welcome you received, it’s always such a pleasure to say hello to new friends so waiting for you at the entrance is the very least we can do. You certainly know how to make... More 

Queenstown, South Africa
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67 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We could fault nothing with our stay. The welcome was very warm and inviting. On arrival we received a glass of wine from the friendly team. The establishment is beautiful with the most stunning views of Franschhoek. The rooms are beautiful and exquisitely furnished. The toiletries provided were amazing and the complementary mini bar was truly the cherry on top... More 

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

Dear TraceyPutzier, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review of your stay at Mont Rochelle. We were overjoyed to hear that you felt that your stay had attention to detail all the way; we try to think of every little thing so all you have to do is relax and enjoy your stay. We... More 

London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This is hands down the best hotel I have ever stayed in. I wish I lived closer so I could go back. We were so impressed with our room, the staff, the grounds, the food, the wine, the location, the mini-bar, the spa... our entire stay was completely faultless. We went on honeymoon in May and it was absolutely fabulous.... More 

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

Dear ShapCat, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this glowing review of your stay at Mont Rochelle. We would also like to thank you for sharing your honeymoon with us, we were so honoured to be part of your special trip. Like you, we just wish you could have stayed a little longer. It was wonderful... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

This was our stop on our 2 week honeymoon to Southern Africa. We stayed at Mont Rochelle for 2 nights and they were easily the two best nights of our trip. We were greeted on arrival at Cape Town international airport by mont rochelles driver who picked us up and whisked us off in their very spacious modern vehicle and... More 

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

Dear ljmullan2015, Wow, thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review of your stay at Mont Rochelle. We were so honoured that you chose to include us in your honeymoon and to hear that your stay at Mont Rochelle was easily the best two nights of the trip absolutely blew us away! It was wonderful... More 

Dallas, Texas
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We stayed in suite 31 and loved it. Many windows overlooking the vineyards and two balconies! The staff was genuinely warm. Dinner at the restaurant with the fireplace blazing was wonderful as were the breakfasts watching the sun rise over the hills.

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

Dear TXJOB, Wow, you really are spoiling us with not one but two stunning reviews! It was so wonderful to be able to welcome you for your very first stay in Franschhoek, what an honour for us. The entire team were so happy to hear that you found the service to be genuinely warm; it’s always so lovely for us... More 

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We revelled our weekend stay - it was a treat! The hotel is located a stone's throw from Franschhoek Main Road. That said, we found it's setting among the vines quiet enough to hear a pin drop. Our mountain facing 'Cabernet room' was pristine and the faulty air conditioning was rectified promptly. The Spa is an elegant, refreshing experience with... More 

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Thank MaryLewis747
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this review

Dear MaryLewis747, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this glowing review of your stay at Mont Rochelle. It was such a treat for us to welcome you; there’s nothing we like more than introducing our guests to the magic of Mont Rochelle! We loved hearing your brilliant comments about the room, and whilst we were sorry... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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320 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 489 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

The specialness of Mont Rochelle starts with the welcome when one arrives. I always feel like I am coming home here! I stayed in a Merlot room and it was large (with a couch and table) and had a lovely balcony with views overlooking the garden and distant mountains. The rooms are magnificently comfortable with a huge bath and shower,... More 

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

Dear LesleyJM2014, You really are spoiling us; thank you so much for taking the time to share your experiences at Mont Rochelle in not one but three reviews! We really appreciate you taking the time to share such valued feedback. It was fantastic to read that you thought Mont Rochelle was special from the very start; we think of every... More 

Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Spent three fantastic nights in Mont Rochelle. We couldn't have asked for better service or location for our first trip to South Africa. There is a relaxed feel to the hotel, coupled with a 5 star service and surroundings. Would recommend wine tasting by horseback and the Country Kitchen picnic, both were very enjoyable.

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

Dear EMD0404, Wow, thank you so much for taking the time to write these kind words about your stay at Mont Rochelle. It was so wonderful to hear that you felt that you couldn't have asked for better service or location and we were so honoured to be able to welcome you for your first trip to South Africa. It... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mont Rochelle is Sir Richard Branson's stunning 22-bedroom hotel and vineyard just under an hour's drive from Cape Town in the town of Franschhoek in South Africa. Having undergone an extensive refurbishment, Mont Rochelle now boasts a brand new spa with a Hammam, a heated pool, 22 beautifully refurbished bedrooms and two new restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mont Rochelle

Address: Dassenberg Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa (Formerly La Couronne Hotel)
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: $201 - $891 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Mont Rochelle 5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Mont Rochelle Franschhoek
Hotel Mont Rochelle
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Franschhoek
#5 Family Hotel in Franschhoek
#5 Business Hotel in Franschhoek
#6 Romantic Hotel in Franschhoek
#7 Luxury Hotel in Franschhoek
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