Franschhoek Country House

5* out of 5 stars

A perfect retreat for honeymoon couples, families or travellers in search of adventure, Franschhoek Country House is synonymous with luxury holidays in South Africa.

The Franschhoek Country House offers a total of 14 beautifully appointed rooms including two cottages, where comfort and good taste are commonplace.

Being located in the Franschhoek valley, there is little surprise in finding out that this five-star resort is all about food and wine. Apart from visiting wineries and indulging yourself in gourmet style cuisine in any of the top restaurants that you will find in the region, you can also ride a horse, go trekking in the nearby mountains or explore the charming town centre. If golf is your sport you'd be glad to know that there are four world-class golf courses close-by.

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Accommodation

Standard Room

Standard Rooms are located in the original manor house dating back to 1890 with charming rooms all renovated to offer all the expected luxuries and amenities. All en-suite rooms have a small lounge area inside each room together with a private balcony. In addition a separate guest lounge offer guests the opportunity to relax and enjoy a complimentary sherry. Standard Rooms facilities include en-suite bathrooms with a range of amenities, shaver plugs, private balcony, individual air-conditioning, direct dial telephone, flat screen LED satellite tv, mini-bar, tea & coffee making facilities, overhead fans, safe in room, hairdryers and separate dresser tables.

Luxury Room

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

Garden Cottage

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 have a patio downstairs and a balcony upstairs with a view over the surrounding vineyards.

Villa Suite

The luxurious Villa Suites offer you the 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.

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Food & Drink

Monneaux Restaurant

The famous Monneaux Restaurant ranks among South Africa's top restaurants, and serves an inspired contemporary take on the classics. Lunch is enjoyed on the fountain terrace under a spreading pepper tree while dinner is enjoyed in the elegant but relaxed dining room in the original manor house. Set on the original site of Franschhoek's first parfumerie, today its the heavenly scent of chef Adrian Buchanans cooking that inspires at the Monneaux Restaurant, a Cape culinary classic. Even by the food & wine capital of the country's high standards, Monneaux is an extra-ordinary success, having been in the country's Top 100 list for six years consecutively, on the Top 10 list for two years and winning the American Express Platinum Award for fine dining. The underground cellar is available for private functions where dinner can be enjoyed by an impressive selection of local and foreign wines. The restaurant's bar lounge provide a comfortable environment to relax and enjoy the company you're with.