Le Manoir de Brendel Estate

R45 Main Road, Franschhoek, Western Cape, South Africa | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Franschhoek

A taste of fine wine

A travel blog entry by shamiandlauren

4
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It's nice finally having a relaxing day. We have fit a lot into our 5 days here so far. After breakfast we browsed through a few shops in the village and bought tickets for the Franschhoek Wine Tram.

We visited 5 wineries:
Mont Rochelle
La Couronne
Moreson (skipped the tasting to have lunch. It was fantastic)
Rickety Bridge
Grande Provence ...

An Education in Wine and Life.

A travel blog entry by benhan

... afternoon tour with a wine tasting, naturally!! The current wine master on the estate is a guy that Tom took there once he had started the project and remains there today producing award winning wine. We spent lots of time getting an education on the Hughes family history, Tom and Dawns time in Africa and also Tom's various projects around the world. He is still working ...

Another anticipated arrival...

A travel blog entry by shanam6m

1
12

... with the other volunteer, Lilian. Lilian is a wonderful woman from Holland...of course! We have gotten along great and are a good tag-team with the children...all 18 of them. Yes, 18 children. Unreal!
I don't have down the ages just yet but the smallest is about 18 months and the oldest maybe 13? The older children stay with Bubbles and George, her husband, in their home, and the smaller children in ...

Last day of wine...

A travel blog entry by travellingadam

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2

... top properties in the area. As soon as I get there you can tell the difference in the attitude and service. They ask me to wait and take my bags on to my room. Craig from guest relations comes to meet me and show me around the property. He is spending sometime showing me all the room types but if I was just a guest he would still meet me and give me an orientation.

All very impressive but I am glad when we finally get to my room. ...

Out of Africa

A travel blog entry by sarahinsoafrica

4
3

... African fans were for the most part gracious as well, congratulating us on “our” win.

What else? I bought the souvenirs I had been holding off on all semester. (Got some good “banana deals”, although we're still not sure what that means). I returned to one of the cafes a friend and I had frequented in the first few weeks (before school work, dwindling budgets, and shrinking pants caught up with us!) and brought flowers ...

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Location

This 5 star hotel, located on R45 Main Road, Franschhoek, is near Huguenot Memorial Museum, Dieu Donne, Chamonix, and Bellingham.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding