The Franschhoek Country House & Villas is a 5 star hotel accommodation located in the heart of the Franschhoek valley. Complimented by the well known Monneaux Restaurant, the hotel is also known for a number of excellent guest services and offers for guests to enjoy and indulge in. Situated on the outskirts of the Franschhoek Village, only 1km from the main town it is an ideal base to indulge your tastes for fine wines and world class cuisine. Guests can choose between the original and charming Franschhoek Country House or the Villas @ Franschhoek Country House.
The Franschhoek is an historic residence in the centre of what many regard as the most charming and picturesque village in the Cape Winelands. Elegantly restored in the Cape Huguenot tradition, The Franschhoek is right in the heart of what has become the utopia for food and wine lovers in the Cape. All the superior qualities of The Last Word Residences abound in this luxury winelands hotel.
The Garden Cottages can also cater for guests with small children and consist of a downstairs area with en-suite bedroom with private patio area. Upstairs is a lounge with fold-out bed and a balcony with a view over the surrounding vineyards. Garden Cottages facilities include full en-suite bathrooms with a range of amenities, shaver plugs, individual air-conditioning, flat screen LED satellite tv, direct dial telephone, mini-bar, tea & coffee making facilities, overhead fans, safe in room, hairdryers. Each have a patio downstairs and a balcony upstairs with a view over the surrounding vineyards.
The Luxury Rooms are located separately and in additional to all the facilities and amenities of the standard rooms offer more space also including a lounge area inside the room as well as a fire place and under carpet heating. Most luxury rooms offer a private patio or balcony to enjoy the views of the fountains and gardens of lavender. Luxury Rooms facilities include full en-suite bathrooms with a range of amenities, shaver plugs, individual air-conditioning, fireplaces, under carpet heating, flat screen LED satellite tv, direct dial telephone, mini-bar, tea & coffee making facilities, overhead fans, safe in room, hairdryers.
The recently added luxurious Villa Suites offer discerning guests demanding opulence and space in a relaxed country setting. Arguably the best suites on offer in the winelands, the suites are each a total of 100sqm in size which include a separate lounge, bedroom and picturesque bathroom and 2 private balconies. Entering into a welcome atmosphere of luxury and space the spacious lounge includes comfortable seating arrangements, an in-room dining facility, mini-bar, entertainment system with satellite tv, fireplace, air-conditioning, dvd player and music throughout the suite. The lounge also leads out onto a large private balcony with loungers to relax and enjoy the gardens and views. The separate bedroom is luxuriously appointed with all the expected amenities and facilities, lush duvets, quality percale linnen and a choice of pillows to make you feel at home. The bedroom is also equipped with a separate air-conditioning which leads onto the second balcony. The picturesque bathrooms with it's picture perfect layout includes stand-alone baths, separate shower, bidet and double basins with granite tops. Music in the bathroom and underfloor heating throughout completes the experience of luxury and indulgence!
Standard Rooms are located in the original manor house dating back to 1890 with charming rooms all renovated to offer all the expected luxuries and amenities. All en-suite rooms have a small lounge area inside each room together with a private balcony. In addition a separate guest lounge offer guests the opportunity to relax and enjoy a complimentary sherry. Standard Rooms facilities include en-suite bathrooms with a range of amenities, shaver plugs, private balcony, individual air-conditioning, direct dial telephone, flat screen LED satellite tv, mini-bar, tea & coffee making facilities, overhead fans, safe in room, hairdryers and separate dresser tables.
Our chef at The Franschhoek will prepare a gourmet meal by arrangement for you to enjoy in the comfort of the guest dining area. Alternatively, tantalise your tastebuds at one of the many world-class restaurants that abound in Franschhoek. From small, friendly coffee shops to exclusive gourmet restaurants, Franschhoek offers some of South Africa's most acclaimed restaurants and has everything from delicious country fare to sublime French cuisine.
The Cape Winelands has numerous fascinating scenic and cultural attractions. Your hosts at The Franschhoek in Franschhoek, South Africa, are certified Cape Peninsula Tour Guides, and will personally take you and introduce you to the following attractions in the region. In terms of an ideal location from which to explore this magnificent region, you don't get better than The Franschhoek in Franschhoek, South Africa.
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