Franschhoek Country House in the Cape Winelands
Franschhoek Country House is flanked by the Huguenot Mountains in the hamlet of Franschhoek, this 5 star boutique hotel with 26 rooms and suites offers style and indulgence in the heart of the winelands. Individually inspired rooms are located in the gardens or in the gracious manor house dating back to 1890. Most have private balconies or patios. The Monneaux Restaurant, rated as one of South Africa’s best, is reputed for an exquisite fusion of flavours. Lunch may be taken on the fountain terrace, a sanctuary of green space and water features. Dinner can also be enjoyed in the underground cellar amongst an impressive selection of local wines.
The restored Franschhoek Country House and former perfumery dating back to 1890, is situated on the outskirts of the village and is surrounded by enchanting vineyards and majestic mountains. An hour’s drive from Cape Town makes it the perfect getaway for anyone visiting the Western Cape.
The Country House and Villas offers 14 luxury rooms and 12 Villas Suites. All the rooms offer features and facilities expected of a first class hotel. Almost all rooms lead out onto private balconies or private patio with magnificent views. The Villa Suites are very luxurious, each a 100sqm in size and boasts a fireplace, dvd player, individual satellite tv, 2 airconditioners, 2 balconies, and many more unexpected luxuries!
During summer, guests laze at one of the two pools (one heated) with beautiful mountain vistas, visit the boutique wine-farms in Franschhoek, or stroll in the charming town found by the French Huguenots.
The in house Monneaux restaurant, voted as one of South Africa’s Top Restaurants, has become known for its innovative Modern French Cuisine. A-la-Carte lunches are served on the magnificent new fountain terrace whilst dinner is served in the understated, yet elegant, dining room or enclosed verandah. The wine list emphasizes local wines that can also be enjoyed by the glass in the cozy wine bar or underground cellar.
Attention to detail and friendly personal service completes the experience at this fine country retreat.
Very luxurious, well appointed spacious suites with large bedroom and large en-suite bathroom. Separate lounge, individual satellite tv, free wifi, dvd and music throughout the suite, mini-bar, coffee station, fireplace, 2 aircons, 2 balconies. (100sqm)
Large luxury room with lounge area inside each room, fireplace, mini-bar, coffee/tea making facilities, air-conditioned, flatscreen LED tv, free wifi, direct dial telephone, en-suite with shower & bath, some with balcony. (Average size approx. 48 sqm.)
Medium sized room, en-suite shower & bath, situated in the main homestead. Private balcony, mini-bar, coffee/tea making facilities, air-conditoning, free wifi, flatscreen LED tv, direct dial telephone (Average size approximately 35 sqm.)
Large double storey cottage. Downstairs bedroom with en-suite shower & bath, small garden with patio. Upstairs lounge with mini-bar, flatscreen LED tv, free wifi, coffee/tea making facilities, air-con, balcony with nice view. (Size approx. 60 sqm.)