Franschhoek Country House and Villas, Winelands, South Africa

Welcome to Franschhoek Country House and Villas in the famous Cape Winelands, South Africa - your 5 star hotel accommodation in the heart of the Franschhoek valley complimented by the well known Monneaux Restaurant. Situated on the outskirts of the Franschhoek Village, only 1 km from the main town and an hour’s drive from Cape Town it is an ideal base to indulge your tastes for fine wines and world class cuisine.

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Guests can choose between the original and charming Franschhoek Country House or the Villas at Franschhoek Country House. The original Franschhoek Country House offer 14 well equipped rooms including 6 standard rooms, 5 luxury rooms and 2 cottages - all designed with your comfort in mind offering charming accommodation and expected services to invite you to relax and unwind. A laundry service and room service is also available to guests.

The recently added 12 luxurious Villa Suites offer discerning guests demanding opulence and space in a relaxed country setting. Arguably the best suites on offer in the winelands, the suites are each a total of 100 sq m in size which include a separate lounge, bedroom and picturesque bathroom and 2 private balconies.


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Luxury Hotel B&B Accommodation

26 rooms - 52 people

STANDARD ROOMS are located in the original manor house dating back to 1890 with charming rooms all renovated to offer all the expected luxuries and amenities. All en-suite rooms have a small lounge area inside each room together with a private balcony. In addition a separate guest lounge offers guests the opportunity to relax and enjoy a complimentary sherry. Facilities include en-suite bathrooms with a range of amenities, shaver plugs, private balcony, individual air-conditioning, in-room TV, direct dial telephone, mini-bar, tea and coffee making facilities, overhead fans, safe in room, hairdryers and separate dresser tables.

LUXURY ROOMS are located separately and in additional to all the facilities and amenities of the standard rooms offer more space also including a lounge area inside the room as well as a fire place and under carpet heating. Most luxury rooms offer a private patio or balcony to enjoy the views of the fountains and gardens of lavender. Facilities include full en-suite bathrooms with a range of amenities, shaver plugs, individual air-conditioning, fireplaces, under carpet heating, in-room TV, direct dial telephone, mini-bar, tea and coffee making facilities, overhead fans, safe in room, hairdryers.

GARDEN COTTAGES can also cater for guests with small children and consist of a downstairs area with en-suite bedroom with private patio area. Upstairs are a lounge with fold-out bed and a balcony with a view over the surrounding vineyards. Facilities include full en-suite bathrooms with a range of amenities, shaver plugs, individual air-conditioning, in-room TV, direct dial telephone, mini-bar, tea and coffee making facilities, overhead fans, safe in room, hairdryers. Each has a patio downstairs and a balcony upstairs with a view over the surrounding vineyards.

VILLA SUITES Offer a spacious lounge with comfortable seating arrangements, an in-room dining facility, mini-bar, entertainment system with satellite TV, fireplace, air-conditioning, DVD player and music throughout the suite, 3 direct dial telephone (for each room). The lounge also leads out onto a large private balcony with loungers to relax and enjoy the gardens and views. The separate bedroom is luxuriously appointed with all the expected amenities and facilities, lush duvets, quality percale linen and a choice of pillows to make you feel at home. The bedroom is also equipped with a separate air-conditioning which leads onto the second balcony. The picturesque bathrooms with their picture perfect layout include stand-alone baths, separate shower, bidet and double basins with granite tops. Music in the bathroom and under-floor heating throughout completes the experience of luxury and indulgence!
SPA TREATMENTS Include a range of treatments - massages, reflexology, facials, manicures, pedicures and signature treatments.
MONNEAUX Known as the food and wine capital of South Africa, Franschhoek boasts a number of top award winning restaurants including our very own Monneaux Restaurant. Here you can sample the fine delicacies that have made Franschhoek one of the world's leading capitals of fine wines and cuisine. Whether you enjoy lunch at the fountain terrace under a spreading pepper tree or dinner in the elegant dining room, the Monneaux restaurant is not to be missed.


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Attractions & Activities

The following attractions can be found close to this establishment

  • Food & Wine - First and foremost Franschhoek is about food and wine – and lots of it! The number of top rated restaurants together with the excellent boutique wine farms of the Franschhoek Valley makes this the most perfect place to visit in all of South Africa for food and wine lovers!
  • In addition the Stellensbosch and Paarl wine routes are both within a scenic half an hour’s drive of Franschhoek offering an even wider choice.
  • The Town of Franschhoek - this charming town, encircled by mountains offers a range of shops for all interest including: galleries, boutiques, art shops, jewellery shops, specialist shops, visit the chocolate factory or some of the cheese makers of the valley, visit the Huguenot museum and historical sites and of course more restaurants!
  • Golf - within a short drive (all within a half an hours drive) guests can enjoy the following golf courses: Pearly Valley Golf Estate, Boschenmeer Golf Estate, Stellebosch Golf Club, Villiersdorp Country Club. A number of other golf courses further afield can also be visited
  • For the more adventurous - for those young at heart try wine tasting on horseback (by riding from one farm to the next), horse riding in the mountains, rent a bicycle to cycle through the charming village, go hiking in the mountains, hot air ballooning close by, paragliding from the Franschhoek Mountains (seasonal).


Please note that these rates are subject to change and should be used as an indication only.

Per Person Sharing Unit
Year Round
Sep 2009 - Sep 2010
R 785 - R 2495 -


  • Minimum booking requirements 1 night.
  • 50% deposit needed to secure booking, balance by arrangement with management. Full payment needed for bookings of 3 days and less.
  • We accept Visa and Master credit cards. Also bank deposits.
  • See our Terms and Conditions for cancellation policy.
  • Arrival time 14:00 onwards; departure time not later than 10:00 unless otherwise arranged.
  • Directions to be forwarded on confirmation of booking.
  • No smoking. No dogs allowed.
  • Rates subject to change without prior notice.


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