Le Franschhoek Hotel

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

Wine by the glass

A travel blog entry by jimhilbert

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Today we drove up to Franschhoek (say that like you are clearing your throat and ready to spit). This was about 50 minutes out of CT. The Freeway was 120k all the way and weather was warm inside the car and bitter outside the car.

Once in Frans... we booked a tour of the wineries on the local bus/tram that runs between about 6 wineries. …

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 …

An Education in Wine and Life.

A travel blog entry by benhan

We spent almost a week in Franschhoek (French Town) with my great uncle Tom and his wife Dawn. Tom was the architect responsible for designing the Spier wine estate and hotel in Stellenbosh and proved to be a familiar face when he gave us the guided tour of the premises. He hasn't been back for a few years and it's over 10 years since he finished working on the project. We ...

Touring Around the Winelands

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

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... about this being the life!

Our guide gently broke the news to us that it was time to leave. We bought a bottle of Methode Cap Classique and got back into the minivan. In about 40 minutes we were dropped off at our hotel. We dropped our wine bottles in our room and headed up to the rooftop bar at the hotel and enjoyed a couple of happy hour cocktails.

Later on in the evening, we went for a walk down Long St and had dinner at Mama Afrika.
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Another anticipated arrival...

A travel blog entry by shanam6m

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... months...and months, about volunteering. We sent many emails back and forth...and the day had come to meet. She is the volunteer coordinator for the organization, "Immanuels Haven."
We went straight to the grocery store to stock up on some things and get a new SIM card for my phone (Helen I think the phone is now officially dying!) We had a cappacino at the market before heading to the orphanage... It was ...

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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 jimhilbert

    Motel style accommodation

    Reviewed Jun 5, 2014
    by (12 reviews) Melbourne Vic Australia , Australia Flag of Australia

    The place we stayed here was clean and comfortable. Typical of any motel in Australia, no stand out features but close to center of town and very pleasant.

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

    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