Le Franschhoek Hotel

Minor Road 16, Franschhoek, Western Cape, 7690, South Africa | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Franschhoek

RUGGED ROCKS AND VIVID VINEYARDS

A travel blog entry by garynbrown

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We arrived in Franschhoek (means French Corner), about 45 minutes east of Cape Town. It is in the heart of South Africa's wine country. And beautiful it is! They sure know how to make rock mountains here. Franschhoek is nestled in a horse shoe of towering rock edifices and the valley floor is matted with vineyards and grand wineries. The vineyards …

The day I was born!

A travel blog entry by burkeandcindy

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... a meal. Burke and I chose to do the 8 course paired with wine and Holmes decided to do the 5 course paired with wine. Burke and I had a similar meal in Iceland and the biggest thing about these restaurants is you cannot be picky. You just go with the flow and let them feed you. All the wine was fantastic! The food was excellent too. I will post a pic below of both the 5 and 8 course menu. Keep in mind you don't get to see the menu ...

The Winelands

A travel blog entry by amandip

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... just happy that it was sweet.

We sat outside until the sun set and watched the shadows from the vineyards get longer and longer until the darkness finally took over. We were quite excited to be outside after the sun went down, since we weren’t able to enjoy that freedom in Cape Town. We drove into Stellenbosch town area for dinner. It is ...

Franschhoek is baie lekker!

A travel blog entry by rg09

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... and just reading in the sun. Titch, the resident jack russell cross dog (although not sure what crossed with, chiuhuahua maybe), was a funny little companion that ate almost anything you gave her, even banana!

Luckily the lodge was an easy 15 minute walk into the village so we were able to explore quite a bit on foot. Needless to say we did our bit and contributed to the local economy, but it was hard to resist the beautiful pottery and art work. We ...

Epic Cape Town Weekend

A travel blog entry by sarahinsoafrica

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... animals and whales). After that, we got off at Bo Kaap, a predominantly Muslim community known for its brightly colored houses. The streets were quiet, and we wandered around taking pictures before popping into the Bo Kaap Museum. In the small museum they have a community mapping project, for which the interviewed residents, identified places important to the community, and talked about community values and room for improvement. This was interesting to me because my ...

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This 5 star hotel, located on Minor Road 16, Franschhoek, is near Huguenot Memorial Museum, Dieu Donne, Chamonix, and Bellingham.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsLe Franschhoek Hotel

    Reviewed by garynbrown

    A nice place

    Reviewed May 19, 2008
    by (26 reviews) Seattle , United States Flag of United States

    A few miles out of town, this is a nice place, but we would rather have been closer in to town.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Le Franschhoek Hotel

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent