The Franschhoek is an idyllic 5-star retreat, nestled away in the historical Western Cape village of Franschhoek, just outside Cape Town. This area is acclaimed for world-class cuisine and superior wines, and The Franschhoek is only a few minutes' walk from several award-winning restaurants, gorgeous boutiques. Art galleries are also within close proximity for the culturally inclined.
Wine estates lie in the spectacular Franschhoek valley and invite locals and tourists alike to engage in wine tastings and tours of the cellars that are surrounded by the imposing mountains and extensive vineyards. Three of South Africa's Top Ten restaurants are situated in Franschhoek. This is, indeed, the hideout for some of the country's great chefs. For those wanting to take advantage of the culinary delights of the area, there are over 30 places to eat and drink within the village.
Local activities include walking trails, hiking, cycling, bird watching, horse riding and fly-fishing, all enjoyed within the lush surrounds of the valley. Although Franschhoek is relatively secluded, there are also a number of championship golf courses in the area. This abundance of activities combines to create a venue that is perfect for the entire family.
The Franschhoek maintains the Cape Huguenot theme of the local architecture and décor, while not compromising on modern comforts and amenities. The timber deck offers a fantastic view of the surrounding mountains, or a venue to relax under the hot African sun, around the refreshing swimming pool.
Accommodation at The Franschhoek comprises six en-suite rooms. Three Superior Doubles boast a private patio and the remaining three have the comfort of a separate lounge.
Breakfasts are a feature at The Franschhoek, and there is no shortage of choice on this extensive menu. Dinners and lunches can be arranged with your hosts. The chauffeur service ensures that our valued guests are transported to and from restaurants. Alternatively, this service can be used to transport guests around the Mother City, Cape Town, while enjoying a full itinerary, especially customised by our capable staff.
The luxurious Suite enjoys the luxury of a separate shower, bath and toilet, separate lounge area, DVD player and a complimentary mini bar with snacks. The two Pool Suites have access to a private pool and courtyard, in addition to the featured facilities of the standard Suite. The three Superior Doubles are slightly smaller rooms, but also have the facility of a private patio, complimentary mini bar with snacks and a separate shower, bath and toilet.
All suites enjoy standard features, including fresh flowers, complimentary tea and coffee tray, hair dryer and shaving points, under-floor heating, select satellite TV, wireless Internet connection, private room safe, air-conditioning, heated towel rails, velour robes and slippers, sherry decanter, in-suite telephone.
Guests can make use of the following facilities at The Franschhoek:
The following activities can be enjoyed nearby The Franschhoek:
The following attractions can be found nearby to The Franschhoek:
From Cape Town International Airport:
Follow the N2 from the airport towards Somerset West.
Take the R310 off ramp to the left towards Stellenbosch.
Continue on the R310 to Franschhoek travelling over the Hels Hoogte pass and through the small town of Pniel.
At the T-junction turn right on to the R45 to Franschhoek (this road will lead you directly into the town).
The Franschhoek is on the right hand side opposite the Winelands Experience in the main road.