The hotel has a sense of old-fashioned community that abounds in this sanctuary, which offers weary city-dwellers the tranquillity and relaxed atmosphere of a five-star hotel. Here, residents can stroll the cobbled streets and meet neighbours and friends for coffee or a chat without the rush. And yet, in the midst of this courteous and kindly village with its vibrant piazza and swimming pools, are superior modern amenities and an unparalleled lifestyle. The hotel, which was built in 2008, offers a total of 57 rooms. Facilities at this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby, 24-hour reception and check-out service, a hotel safe, café, restaurant and conference facilities. Room service, laundry service and a car park are also offered.
This conference hotel is situated in the heart of Franschhoek winelands on The Fransche Hoek Wine and Olive Estate. The exclusive hotel offers a sanctuary for the soul with its breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains, quaint cobbled streets, vibrant piazza and indigenous Fynbos landscape. Guests will experience a unique and unforgettable taste of the Franschhoek country lifestyle. The town centre of Franschhoek is around 1 km away, and restaurants, bars and tourist facilities can be found around 15 minutes' walk away. Cape Town and the beach are around 1 hour's drive away. Cape Town International Airport is some 65 km from the property.
The villas are spacious and equipped with a full private bathroom with a shower, bath and hairdryer, an open-plan lounge and dining area, a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge, cooker, microwave and tea and coffee making facilities, and a balcony. There is also individually regulated air conditioning in the lounge and all the bedrooms. The bedrooms are beautifully decorated with lovely views. Other amenities include king-size beds, a direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, hifi, Internet access, a safe, minibar, washing machine and an ironing set.
Various activities can be arranged by the concierge, including horse riding, wine tasting, chocolate tasting and cheese tasting (fees apply). There is also a beautiful golf course about 20 minutes' drive away (fees apply). Alternatively, guests can enjoy lovely walks on the property. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool with sun loungers, and massage treatments are offered. Tennis and biking are also available (fees apply).
The hotel offers a continental breakfast buffet and à la carte lunch and dinner, or guests can enjoy a snack at the deli.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.
Directions from Cape Town Airport: following the exit signs, take the N2 to Cape Town/Somerset West Road, turn left onto the N2 towards Somerset West, take the R300 exit towards Paarl, take the N1 Paarl exit at the end of the R300, take the exit R47, marked Klapmuts, turn right under the motorway and cross the 4-way stop and take the first left on to R45 towards Franschhoek, at the T-junction turn right towards Franschhoek, continue on the main road through Franschhoek until the monument. At the monument, turn left into Lambrechts Road, continue for about 600 m. The hotel is situated on the left-hand side, there are 4 wind turbines outside.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
Iron and board
King size bed