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Le Franschhoek Hotel

South Africa, Franschhoek

  • Set within a tranquil area high up in the hills surrounding Franschhoek
  • Elegant interiors provide a relaxing retreat just minutes from the centre of the town and winelands
  • Fully unwind as you indulge in a range of treatments at the spa
  • Enjoy fine dining in one of the hotel’s two restaurants, serving gourmet dishes and seasonal local produce


A quiet and luxurious hotel set in the heart of the winelands, guests will enjoy the many facilities available at Le Franschhoek Hotel, as well as the opportunity to explore from this elegant base. Spend your days relaxing by the pool and soaking up the warm African sun before heading to the spa for massages, facials and beauty treatments. Dinner is served in one of the two outstanding restaurants, while cocktails and an extensive wine list are available from all of the bars and restaurants.

Le Franschhoek Hotel is ideal for couples and small groups wanting to enjoy a tranquil break in a serene atmosphere before exploring everything Franschhoek and the surrounding area has to offer.


Bars & Restaurants

Bar & Lounge

Modern design paired with traditional finishing touches bring you a relaxing bar and lounge where you can admire modern art. Enjoy tea and coffee, cocktails, an outstanding wine selection, small sweet dishes and canapes.

La Pavillion

Bright and spacious, with large windows leading into the luscious gardens, you can enjoy a buffet breakfast in elegant surroundings at this restaurant.

Le Verger

Enjoy views over the famous winelands from this glasshouse restaurant where you can dine al fresco or in the bright and elegant interiors. In house chefs create culinary masterpieces using the freshest local ingredients.


A grand piano sets the tone in this opulent restaurant where you can unwind in a relaxing atmosphere as you taste the seasonal fine dining washed down with renowned local wines.

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pool

Le Franschhoek Hotel offers guests a relaxing swimming pool area surrounded by views over the manicured vineyards of the Franschhoek Valley. 

Spa & Wellness

The Camelot Spa

A tranquil area peppered with buildings and treatment rooms, the Camelot Spa has a Swiss shower, sauna, and more, with massages, manicures, pedicures and other treatments on offer. 

About the location

Le Franschhoek Hotel is located in the luscious hillsides surrounding Franschhoek Valley and its beautiful vineyards. Just minutes away, you can explore the gourmet dining and fine local wines of the town’s restaurants, as well as the shops and boutiques. Take a tour of the vineyards and soak up the views as you enjoy delicious local wines selected by expert sommeliers. Those wanting to explore a selection of vineyards can take the wine tram or try horse riding.

If you prefer to explore the stunning countryside nearby, hiking and fly fishing are also available. As well as fantastic gourmet restaurants there are cheese and chocolate tastings to try.

Transfer time
Le Franschhoek Hotel is just over an hour’s drive from Cape Town International Airport.
Standard Room

Sleeps up to two adults

These bright and elegant rooms offer a lounge area and beautiful views over the surrounding countryside. Luxurious extras include under-floor heating and an honour bar in your room (limited).

Standard Family Room

Sleeps up to two adults and two children

Views over the hotel’s gardens are complemented by the neutral hues of the modern interiors. Perfect for families and larger groups, the room has a king sized bed, a loft with two single beds and an en suite bathroom. 

Deluxe Room

Sleeps up to two adults

Comfortable and elegant, the deluxe rooms have plenty of space, with a lounge area, large en suite with separate bathroom and shower and a private balcony with beautiful views. 


Sleeps up to two adults

Large rooms with a classic country style interior lead out onto a spacious balcony from where you can overlook the surrounding mountains and luscious hotel grounds. A four poster king sized bed offers the ultimate comfort, while the en suite bathroom has two sinks and a separate bath and shower. 


Sleeps up to four adults

Pretty cottages with bright interiors are individually decorated in Cape Dutch style. Modern artwork has been individually selected for each room, with a choice of one or two bedroom villas. En suite bathrooms have luxury amenities, and every room has beautiful views of the gardens or valley. 

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Begin with a stay in a private game reserve before enjoying a classic self-driving tour of South Africa’s iconic Garden Route, as well as the beautiful Cape Town and some of the world’s most famous vineyards. Experience some of the most incredible views in Africa as you explore this stunning area of the world.

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Step back in time for a luxury rail journey through the ever-changing landscapes of South Africa

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Good but could have been better
VonBadger, Knysna, South Africa
Tripadvisor review Feb 18 2019
I suspect we had the same 2-bedroom villa (No. 69) as the review from 2nd Feb. as some of the problems were the same. The toilet is still broken and the cistern refills every 25 seconds for a couple...
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A lovely hotel in a truly beautiful part of the world!
embojones, Llandudno, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Feb 15 2019
Recently stayed at Le Franschhoek for a two night stopover on a six venue tour of South Africa. The hotel is set in stunning countryside in an area that we quickly came to love (now wish we???d...
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