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Atlanta
Reviewed 20 June 2013

My partner and I stayed here for 3 nights in May during a Cape wine tour. We had the best time getting to know Annette and Barry! We miss them already and want to go back for another visit and perhaps get married there. The Guesthouse is so perfectly kept. It was a joy to have the dog and 3...

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 15 June 2013

We had a great time - a welcome weekend away from the baby! Lovely hosts and a fantastic room and bathroom. A big thank you to Annette for arranging a buy one get one free deal at 'The Tasting room' for us - much appreciated!

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Ottawa
Reviewed 13 June 2013

My wife and I stayed with Annette and Barry for a night but it didn't take long to feel right at home. We had a great time chatting with them before dinner, and they were very helpful in helping us choose the right place. Annette even dropped us off as it was little cool that evening. The room we were...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2013

We stayed with Annette and Barry on our visit to Franschhoek. We were made very welcome and Annette could not do enough to make our stay perfect. We enjoyed the pre evening drinks and look forward to our return to see how the leg warmers turned out......

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 27 April 2013

With so many lovely places to stay around Franschhoek and Swellendam, I am so glad I followed my instinct and booked a stay at the Garden House! Annette and Barry have really made their already splendid property into something very special. We stayed in the main house guest room the first night and in the cottage for two nights. Both...

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Galway, Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 24 April 2013

we stayed with Annette and Barry on our recent trip to SouthAfrica.....you must stay here when you visit Franschoek!!! Annette and Barry cannot do enough for you..Annette had recommended and pre-booked restaurants for us...all excellent....cafe des arts........la petite ferme and la bon vivant. We were two couples and we stayed in the cottage and in the main house and both...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2013 via mobile

The guest room at The Garden House is enough to warrant a five star rating - lovely decor, comfy bed, luxury bathroom, well stocked complimentary mini bar, use of the beautiful garden and pool, close to all of the attractions of Franschoek...what puts this place into a whole other league though is Barry and Annette. Their hospitality is second to...

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London
Reviewed 13 April 2013

We stayed here for two nights in the cottage based on the Tripadvisor reviews and were blown away by the level of hospitality, standard of accommodation and the beautiful setting. The cottage is fully separate from the beautiful main house and has a huge amount of space with a luxurious bathroom with underfloor heating, twin sinks, separate bath and shower...

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Harrow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2013

Rarely do I feel moved enough by my accommodation to write a review but this is a definite exception. There is a very good reason The Garden House is number one on tripadvisor. I was immediately made to feel one of the family; nothing was too much trouble for our fantastic hosts Annette and Barry and the room I had...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2013

We returned to The Garden house for the fourth time, this time taking a friend. We came back for the fantastic accommodation, delicious breakfasts, wonderful hosts and brilliant location. Nothing is too much trouble for Annette and Barry!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Garden House

Address: 29 De Wet Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: ₹ 4,150 - ₹ 6,639 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
The Garden House Hotel Franschhoek
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