Rusthof Country House
Check rates and availability for this hotel
Find the best prices for Rusthof Country House from our 3 partners. Show all partners
Travel Blogs from Franschhoek
After only one night in Stellenbosch we moved to Franschhoek.
Franschhoek is apparently known for its excellent wine and restaurants and was first settled by the French Huguenots (hence the name French town). It retains the French feeling and is very pretty - the main street is lined with restaurants and cafes backed by vineyards and …
... with fantastic results.
With our bellies full of a larger than intended lunch, we started the drive north-east to our next destination, the small town of Franschoek in the heart of the winelands. Driving in this part of South Africa is very easy; the roads are very straight, well-maintained, most have a hard shoulder that can be used to let others overtake, and there’s very little on them. Our rapid progress meant that we began to notice a new palette of ...
... address the issues facing Botswana. )
Tuesday night we had the German quesadilla party, but I think only one of our guests was actually German. (So much for that. Ha!) Everyone seemed pretty tired and was having a busy week, so the party was fairly subdued, although we did gather around my computer camera to sing Happy Birthday to my dad via skype! (Happy Belated B-day, Daddy-o!) After a late night nonetheless, I set a goal of being out the door by 9 a.m. Wednesday ...
... met een neushoorn tijdens de schemering. Bij de lodge in het park was ook een waterpoel waar we een moederneushoorn en haar kalf zagen drinken, heeeeel bijzonder om te zien. Wederom bedankt voor de tip, M&S! Na etosha gingen karen en casper met hun huurauto verder naar het oosten, de caprivi-strip in. Wij gingen met theo en mien naar windhoek en daarna door met de bus naar kaapstad. Een lange reis die uiteindelijk prima ging, maar wel erg vermoeiend was (meer dan 24u ...
... heartbreaking, harrowing song in Xhosa as they walked.
The township we were in was pretty incredible. It had a very different feeling than Kayamandi (where I teach). Kayamandi always feels very hectic and chaotic and busy. This township felt laid back and homey, almost peaceful and serene, despite the calamity of the past and the many issues that still are commonplace. The people we met were incredible and inspiring. I have so much to learn ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting