The Last Word Franschhoek

68 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek, Western Cape, 7690, South Africa | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Franschhoek


A travel blog entry by tchodson


... land) dramatic scenery and 3 hours before CT the vineyards suddenly appeared on both sides of the train at the foot of the mountains - very lush and beautiful sights. Picked up our car hire and drove to Franschoek where we are staying our last 2 nights in SA. Our B&B ('Franzvlivet') is really elegant and comfy, and the owner cooked the best breakfast (she used to run a cookery school in Jo'burg). 30th November 3 ...

African wine country

A travel blog entry by burkeandcindy


Today we are leaving Cape town and driving to franschhoek! This is the 'wine country' of south Africa. Once we got settled in our bed and breakfast, the plumwood inn, we drove out to two vineyards. The first was Stoney brook. They are famous for their C******nays. Which were very good! We sat at a little table out in ...

Gum trees and rabbits.

A travel blog entry by ianandsuejones


... wondered how someone living in such squalor could manage to have such a beautifully pressed shirt.   Gladstone was keen to take us to a Shebeen, an illegal pub making it's own brew.  We entered a wooden single room enclosure consumed with smoke from the open fire. Sitting in a circle were 4 men and 2 women drinking from what looked like large buckets.  Beer was brewed in steel tubs and served in 5 litre buckets.   Yes, that is correct, 5 litre buckets.  More concerning was the fact ...

Wine Tasting and Drunk Dummies

A travel blog entry by mikemaya


Stellenbosch is a famous wine region outside Capetown. The area is HUGE and has so many wineries. We stayed in this little town, which was VERY cute and safe (safety is key, especially in SA). We went wine tasting at Hartenburg Estates. It was very different than tasting in the US. They sit you down (in this case, by a nice fire) and serve you. It takes much longer (about 1.5 hours) and you REALLY feel compelled to buy some wine after that, which we did. We found a new grape that is ...

Franschhoek is baie lekker!

A travel blog entry by rg09


... 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 ...

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This 5 star hotel, located on 68 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek, is near Huguenot Memorial Museum, Dieu Donne, Chamonix, and Bellingham.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Last Word Franschhoek

    Reviewed by tori58


    Reviewed Jun 21, 2013
    by (4 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    love it, very small and special!!

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    TripAdvisor Reviews The Last Word Franschhoek

    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding