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Reviewed 23 February 2013

We spent 3 nights at the Garden House in early February. The Garden House is the most beautiful Victorian style house set in at very lovely garden with views of the Franschoek wine slopes and surrounding mountain. We stayed two nights in the guest room in the main building and one night in the cottage. Both are beautifully decorated with...

1Thank LindaThomas F
Reviewed 23 February 2013

.To say this was a home from home would not be a fair description because there is no way I could have decorated my home with such flair and taste as that of Barry and Annette. Nor could I have designed such a delightful country garden yet maintened it in such a pristine manner. Set against a backdrop of vine...

Thank Jonathan K
Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2013

We stayed here at the end of January and really felt that the Garden House lived up to all the rave reviews. Special mention must go to Annette's superb breakfasts on the terrace overlooking the pretty garden with the distant hills in the background. A glorious view and wonderful way to start the day.The bungalow was prettily furnished and spotless....

Thank Linda G
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2013

Our stay at the Garden House was the perfect end to a wonderful holiday. Annette & Barry are fabulous hosts - nothing was too much trouble & their restaurant recommendations were spot on. The 'sundowners' on the terrace were a nice touch & Barry's gin & tonics were perfection - matched by the view. The cottage is very spacious &...

Thank scotty087
Reviewed 9 February 2013

As everyone(!) here has said, The Garden House is a great place to stay in Franschhoek. The other reviews here cover all the detail & everything you need to know. Annette will have no trouble retaining her number one status in Franschhoek, the level and quality of service is fantastic. My only concern is that when I try to return...

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Reviewed 9 February 2013 via mobile

Lovely Victorian house with beautiful garden and fantastic views if the wine slopes. Amazing breakfast with cereals,raspberries,blackberries and blueberries with yoghourt,pineapple and melon, cold meats ,cheeses and smoked trout followed by croissants,great breads and pastries. Annette is a great character ably supported by Barry. Great sundowners on the house! What more could you want? We would go back like a...

Thank Montepegotim
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 18 January 2013 via mobile

We arrived as part of our honey moon trip earlier this month January and franschoek and the garden house were certainly a highlight. Annette and Barry and their son who was there at the time were very welcoming and made us feel at home straight away. Their tips, advice and route planning around the area was fantastic and we enjoyed...

Thank timmonr2
Reviewed 18 January 2013

About to leave The Garden House. It has been a wonderful stay. Not only was the room we stayed in palatial but there is the added bonus of Annette and Barry. They have that gift of making your stay in Franschhoek magical. Nothing is too much trouble. I can highly recommend this stunning B&B. It has everything, glorious views, yummy...

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 13 January 2013

We stayed at the Garden House for two wonderful nights in November. I had high expectations before our arrival from the already glowing reviews on Tripadvisor however nothing had quite prepared me for this place. We were given a warm welcome by Annette and Barry and shown to the garden house - super spacious, comortable with a massive bathroom and...

1Thank EJIRL
Stockbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2013

We found this garden retreat from a friend who knew the area; it's a short walk from the centre of town where there are many cafes and restaurants; the garden with pool and views of the mountains are relaxing; the breakfasts on the stoep are designed for hungry tourists so lunch was never considered advisable. Annette and Barry made us...

1Thank mar58den

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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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: ₹ 4,084 - ₹ 6,535 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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