The Protea Hotel (PH) Franschhoek is a luxurious 3-star establishment in the stunning wine farm village of the same name. Just 80km from Cape Town's city centre, this stylish hotel reflects the grace and elegance of a bygone era within the world-acclaimed Cape Winelands.
The PH Franschhoek has succeeded in balancing top-notch service with stunning surrounds and convenient amenities to create an ideal getaway for the individual, families or corporate visitors. The history of the hotel itself dates back to 1880, although the town's heritage goes further back. This history seeps into every aspect of the hotel and town to create an authentic colonial African feel. Once the settling place of French Huguenots, Franschhoek is now a food and wine Mecca.
In addition to opulent accommodation facilities, the PH Franschhoek is also equipped with conference facilities, a vinotique, swimming pool, restaurant and excellent facilities. It is within close proximity to various other attractions and activities. These include restaurants, galleries, boutiques, bars, tourist attractions, approximately 25 wine farms, golf, horse riding, hiking and fishing.
There are 30 rooms at the Protea Hotel Franschhoek. These are divided into Standard Rooms, Luxury Family Suites and Deluxe Rooms. Each room is equipped with a convenient en-suite bathroom, TV, bar fridge, telephone and air-conditioning for those hot South African summers.
Inviting hospitality, classic décor and personalised service come together to create a warm, luxurious atmosphere at the PH Franschhoek.
The 4-star facilities at this Western Cape hotel reflect the attention to detail and the personal needs of the guests. They include:
The Café du Passé Restaurant is stylish and chic. The menu is brimming with traditional favourites and modern flavours, creating a range of dishes that appeals to an equally diverse range of preferences and palates.
Conferences and Events
Conferences, training sessions and team-building initiatives are ideally hosted at the Protea Hotel Franschhoek. Modern audio-visual equipment, catering and space for up to 50 delegates makes for the perfect retreat at which to conduct important corporate dealings. These facilities are also appropriate for cocktail functions and celebrations. If necessary, they hotel can construct a package that includes accommodation, food and activities for conference- or events guests.
Franschhoek is situated within the popular Western Cape of South Africa. This region is naturally lush and beautiful, and is also equipped to deal with the ever-increasing number of annual tourists who have realised its natural, historical and cultural abundance. Franschhoek is situated within close proximity to Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Paarl and Somerset West, making it optimally positioned for tourists who want to explore their gorgeous surrounds. Some popular sights and activities include:
From Cape Town International Airport, take the Borchard's Quarry turnoff (M22) towards Bellville and the N1 and then turn right into Modderdam Road (M10). At the first set of traffic lights, turn right in Stellenbosch Road (M12) and then left onto the R300. Turn right onto the N1 towards Paarl and continue straight. Take Exit 47 and turn right at the sign that says "R44 / R103 Stellenbosch, Klapmuts, Wellington". Carry on straight, until you see a sign that says "Franschhoek". Turn left and drive for about 9km until you reach a T-junction. Turn right towards Franschhoek. Once in the town, the hotel will appear on your left.