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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mont Rochelle is a beautiful location in Franschoek and we stayed here last year. The magic of last year wasn’t there this year though. We just feel for the price you are being charged there isn’t the Wow factor. The pool area is lovely yet...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Voyage540480
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Voyage540480, It was only a pleasure to welcome you back to Mont Rochelle and we were happy to hear that you thought your room was excellent and the team were very good. That being said, I was really sorry to hear that you felt...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wine pairing and it was excellent! The food were amazing, staff were friendly, bathrooms were clean and the view is out of this world! Definitely recommendMore

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WineandDine777
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear WineandDine777, Thank you so much for your kind recommendation following your wine tasting with us. The whole team were delighted to hear that you thought your experience was ‘excellent’! We hope to welcome you back to Mont Rochelle one day soon. Kind regards, James...More

Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

This hotel did not deliver what I expected . Pictures from the website looked great however our room was dark with a poor view over the thatched rooftop.Staff were friendly and helpful. The hotel was too far out of Franschhoek and although the hotel would...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nrgmilne
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Dear Nrgmilne, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. Whilst I was really pleased to hear that you thought the team were friendly, I was sorry to hear that other aspects of your experience fell short of your expectations. I have included...More

Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

This is an awesome wine farm with a fabulous restaurant. We enjoyed great service and super delicious food! The views are sublime! Definitely worth a visit!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kimmysa
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2018

Dear Kimmysa, Thank you for sharing this ‘really amazing’ review, we loved welcoming you to Mont Rochelle. We do hope to see you again one day in the not too distant future. Kind regards, James Basson General Manager james.basson@montrochelle.virgin.com

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for two hours as we did wine tasting and had a picnic. Both were such a great experience. The food was delicious and the views stunning. You just get your picnic with a blanket and pick a spot. There was no one...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sptrowbridge
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Dear Simon T, It was a pleasure to welcome you for a picnic and wine tasting, and we wanted to say thank you for sharing such a great review. We all really enjoyed hearing your feedback about the food and views and hope that we...More

Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We prebooked a picnic at mont Rochelle. We arrived there with the winetram easily. The picnic basket was filled with delicious food for two people. The food tasted amazing. With our basket we also received a high quality picnic blanket. We were able to set...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cconen
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Dear cconen, Maybe we’re biased but we do think there’s something special about exploring the grounds with a picnic basket, so it was a real pleasure to read your review. Thank you for sharing it! The team were delighted to hear your feedback about the...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

This location has some extremely picturesque views over the valley, with delicious food and numerous locally produced wines to taste.More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank TrevorBurchell
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Dear TrevorBurchell, Thank you for taking the time to share your kind comments about Mont Rochelle, we were delighted to hear that you enjoyed the views and food during your visit. We very much hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the...More

Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Myself and my husband visted the Country Kitchen as part of the Franschooek Wine Tram Tour Green Line (a MUST do) - I had pre-booked lunch. We spent two hours here sipping wine while eating two of the tastiest lunch meals we both have ever...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jewawda
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Dear Jewawda, We were delighted to welcome you during your recent tour and couldn’t have been happier that you booked to join us for lunch! The whole team shared a smile when we heard how much you enjoyed your experience, and our Head Chef was...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018

There is no doubt that Mont Rochelle is in a beautiful setting with outstanding views. It is a pity that walking round seemed to be restricted to hotel guests as I would have liked to go further than the restaurant/bar area and explore the grounds....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank travellerkatie100
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Dear v_excited_traveller, We were delighted to welcome you to Mont Rochelle and couldn’t have been happier to hear your kind comments about the setting and service, thank you! We have to agree that the terrace is one of the best places to ‘drink in’ the...More

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Went here as a part of a tuk tuk wine tour. Richard Branson owns the estate and should be proud as the staff were excellent. Chippah our waiter was brilliant, he was charismatic and had an excellent understanding of the wine. 6 wines for 90R...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank alexbO8106IV
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Dear Alex B, Wow, thank you so much for your amazing review. We were delighted to welcome you to Mont Rochelle as part of your tuk tuk wine tour; what fun! Chippah was so touched to receive a personal mention; we may be biased but...More

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