Franschhoek is situated only 45 minutes from Cape Town and Cape Town International airport. Surrounded by its majestic mountains and beautiful vineyards – the small town of Franschhoek is known as the food and wine capital of South Africa.
In addition to Franschhoek’s numerous attractions, it is also seen as a perfect base from which to explore numerous surrounding areas such as Paarl, Stellenbosch and Cape Town! There is a countless number of things to do in the town and surrounding areas.
The Cape Town International airport is only 50 minutes drive from Franschhoek and it is recommended that the valley be explored by vehicle (which can be collected at the airport or alternatively delivered at the hotel).
Franschhoek Country House & Villas with its luxury accommodation is situated on the outskirts of the village – only 1 km from the main town and surrounded by wine farms and beautiful mountain vistas.
LUXURY AND COMFORT
The original Franschhoek Country House offer 14 well equipped rooms including 6 standard rooms, 5 luxury rooms and 2 cottages – all designed with your comfort in mind offering charming accommodation and expected services to invite you to relax and unwind. All en-suite rooms are individually appointed and have comfortable lush duvets with embroidered percale cotton linen.
All rooms include en-suite bathrooms, direct dial telephone, mini-bar, flat screen LED satellite tv, tea and coffee making facilities and air-conditioning and most rooms have private balconies. A laundry service and room service is also available to guests
The Luxury Rooms are located separately and in additional to all the facilities and amenities of the standard rooms offer more space also including a lounge area inside the room as well as a fire place and under carpet heating. Most luxury rooms offer a private patio or balcony to enjoy the views of the fountains and gardens of lavender.
Luxury Rooms facilities include full en-suite bathrooms with a range of amenities, shaver plugs, individual air-conditioning, fireplaces, under carpet heating, flat screen LED satellite tv, direct dial telephone, mini-bar, tea & coffee making facilities, overhead fans, safe in room, hairdryers.
The Garden Cottages can also cater for guests with small children and consist of a downstairs area with en-suite bedroom with private patio area. Upstairs is a lounge with fold-out bed and a balcony with a view over the surrounding vineyards.
Garden Cottages facilities include full en-suite bathrooms with a range of amenities, shaver plugs, individual air-conditioning, flat screen LED satellite tv, direct dial telephone, mini-bar, tea & coffee making facilities, overhead fans, safe in room, hairdryers. Each has a patio downstairs and a balcony upstairs with a view over the surrounding vineyards.
LUXURIOUS VILLA SUITES
The recently added luxurious Villa Suites offer discerning guests demanding opulence and space in a relaxed country setting. Arguably the best suites on offer in the winelands, the suites are each a total of 100sqm in size which include a separate lounge, bedroom and picturesque bathroom and 2 private balconies.
Entering into a welcome atmosphere of luxury and space the spacious lounge includes comfortable seating arrangements, an in-room dining facility, mini-bar, entertainment system with satellite tv, fireplace, air-conditioning, dvd player and music throughout the suite. The lounge also leads out onto a large private balcony with loungers to relax and enjoy the gardens and views.
The separate bedroom is luxuriously appointed with all the expected amenities and facilities, lush duvets, quality percale linnen and a choice of pillows to make you feel at home. The bedroom is also equipped with a separate air-conditioning which leads onto the second balcony.
The picturesque bathrooms with it’s picture perfect layout includes stand-alone baths, separate shower, bidet and double basins with granite tops. Music in the bathroom and underfloor heating throughout completes the experience of luxury and indulgence!
Villa Suite Amenities & Facilities include:
- Separate lounge to bedroom leading to the bathroom
- Mini Bar
- Tea & Coffee Making Faclities
- In-room dining facility
- Entertainment system with dvd, satellite tv (39 channels), music throughout the suite
- 3 x Direct Dial Telephone (for each room)
- 2 x Air-conditioners (separate from the bedroom to bathroom)
- Large balcony (or patio on the ground floor) with pool loungers and garden furniture
- Second small walk out balcony (or patio on the ground floor)
- Dresser table with hairdryer
- Comfortable cupboard arrangements
- Luxurious bathrooms with double basins, shower, bidet, separate toilet
- Complimentary WiFi for wireless enabled laptops and mobile devices