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Grande Roche Hotel

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We got married here 9 years ago and came back for our anniversary and very glad we did. We were welcomed by such pleasant people, even the hotel manager stopped to offer his best wishes. How he knew who we were I'm not sure - it costs nothing but means a lot. Having stayed in Franschoek for a few nights...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our fourth visit to this hotel, which offers fantastic views which I was looking forward to. We were given a room called 'Ploughshed'. This has a hedge outside, then the car park, then an even taller hedge with trees and no view. Our request for a different room was refused. At the rear was the noisy laundry room,and...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent one night at this outstanding hotel, experiencing the quietness and the luxury of this historic landmark building! Room-wise we had one of the suites, overlooking the garden, with a private garden, facing the mountains. Also the restaurant is a real Bijoux with amazing food and great staff. We will return!

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Eisenach
Reviewed 1 week ago

It wIt was our second stay and we were thrilled. The location is unique. One of the nicest hotels we know. If we go back to South Africa, we will be glad to come back. The staff is very friendly and attentive. The rooms have an excellent facilities.

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Victoria, BC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The day before our arrival here, my wife had used an on-line hotel booking service to reserve a one night stay at the Grande Roche and from the booking service had received an email confirmation. All was in order. We have stayed at Relais et Chateaux on several occasions and were very much looking forward to staying at the Grande...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at the Grande Roche Hotel in Paarl! This is a great location for a couple of days of wine tasting and a day trip to Capetown. The room was comfortable and the staff were very professional. Highly recommended! Cindy and Tom, Texas, USA.

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

My partner and I stayed at the Grande Roche for my birthday and it was absolutely amazing. The staff remembered my birthday and surprised me with a birthday plate of chocolates (yummy!) We enjoyed dinner in their restaurant as well as breakfast. The attention to detail is refreshing. Staff always had a smiling face and were very helpful to answer...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My hubby and I left the kids for a night to enjoy a romantic getaway. We could not have chosen a better place. From being met at the car, a bottle of wine on arrival in our gorgeous room, excellent service absolutely nothing can be faulted. We enjoyed a fantastic wine pairing dinner, and arrived back to our room to...

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Frauenfeld, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Grande Roche Hotel, a 5 star hotel which defently is one. So don't get me wrong, its a beautyful place to be. But, like usuall, if you''re a 5 star hotel, you get challanged to other 5 star hotels, so the expectations are quite high. The surroundings, gardens, pools (two, both heated), house are great. The rooms (I stayed...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed in the Grand Roche for one night. The setting is great with fantastic views over the vineyards towards the majestic mountains. Sipping coffee while watching the sun come up is one of the great pleasures of a visit. Although this was a Thursday night the place was almost completely deserted. Only one table with diners in the restaurant....

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Grande Roche, celebrated international hotel, famous for its exquisite location in the heart of the beautiful Cape Winelands as well as for its luxurious, cosmopolitan accommodation, award-winning cuisine and matchless service and hospitality. The immaculately restored Cape Dutch homestead at Grande Roche dates back to the 18th century, and offers guests a variety of sumptuous accommodation which include 35 luxury suites. The Banqueting Venue with an open-air amphitheater sits on the upper slopes of the estates, in the midst of vineyards and plum orchards, with a backdrop of Paarl Rock. Whether it's an international conference, a board meeting, cutting-edge product launch or high-profile company summit, The Grande Roche will take care of your needs... we know it is the little details that matter. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grande Roche Hotel

Address: Plantasie Street, Paarl 7646, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Paarl
Price Range: ₹ 14,157 - ₹ 28,723 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Grande Roche Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 35
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Paarl
#4 Romantic Hotel in Paarl
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