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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing, I've stayed in some top hotels around the world, but this is special. We stayed in a villa suite 1, a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom with its own lounge, dining area, kitchen , out door patio and pool. The pool was a little cold. The villa suites have access there own lounge and dining area where...

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at La Residence, responded to this review

Dear TheEleys Thank you very much for your recent review of your stay with us at La Residence. Our Vineyard Suites are very special, and I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed them so much. We look forward to welcoming you back to La Residence in the not too distant future and if you fancy that sandy paradise, you...

Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This property really has it all. The setting is gorgeous as are the rooms and property. From the moment you arrive the staff can't do enough for you. They help with booking one of the many gourmet restaurants in the area, give you bicycles and water for a short ride into town (or drop you off if you prefer), have...

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at La Residence, responded to this review

Dear Hayley L Thank you for your wonderful review of La Residence. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and the little village of Franschhoek too. It certainly has a lot to offer and cycling is such a great way to get out and about. Thank you for recognising our staff, we have an amazing team and we will...

Georgia
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The people the grounds the food, all excellent. I wouldn't change a thing. In a vinyard suite you feel like royalty. The staff can't do enough for you. You won't be disappointed. I will go again and again.

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at La Residence, responded to this review

Dear Tamigaga Thank you for your review of La Residence after your recent stay with us in the Vineyard Suites. We look forward to welcoming you back to La Residence in the near future or to one of the other properties within The Royal Portfolio. Kind regards Andrew Rosettenstein General Manager | La Residence La Residence is a member of...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Special friends invited recently spoilt us with their wedding anniversary (32 years) breakfast at La Residence. Must say, one of the most memorable breakfast experiences ever. Apart from the scenery, the most eloquent and tasteful surrounds (paintings, décor, chandeliers, etc.), and exquisite breakfast offerings, the friendly, warm, professionalism and caring reception and service by all, from the security at the...

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at La Residence, responded to this review

Dear Berte L Thank you so much for your very special review of your experience at La Residence. It was indeed wonderful meeting you all, and showing you around our hotel and surrounds. We are all lucky to be able to work in such an incredible environment. We certainly looking forward to welcoming you all back to La Residence in...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I had cause to stay at Le Residence last month and was not sure what to expect. I had heard about this property winning South African hotel of the year but was not sure if it was going to live up to this reputation. However that soon changed as from the time I arrived to the time I left (only...

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at La Residence, responded to this review

Dear GOLFSelect Thank you very much for your review of your recent stay with us at La Residence. We are delighted to hear that you felt like royalty and that you enjoyed your suite so much. We will certainly share your comments and thoughts with the team, they will be delighted, thank you. We look forward to welcoming you back...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 21 August 2016

As a five star hotel traveller since I was a kid, I've seen and been to them all. So, I was intrigued by the prospect of experiencing one of the Royal Portfolio properties, which are unique to South Africa. Unfortunately, it did not live up to its reputation. It could have been that we were there in low season, so...

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at La Residence, responded to this review

Dear Leif R Congratulations on your marriage. I trust you had a safe trip back to the US, and thank you for your review of your stay with us. Although we fell short of your expectations, we thank you for bringing these issues to our attention. What you experienced is certainly not to our usual extremely high standards of service,...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We attended the 2015/16 New Year's Eve event here; an Alice In Wonderland themed evening. It was a stunning night, with an excellent and creative menu and staff in costume for good measure. We were the only guests to the evening who weren't staying at the hotel, but we were made to feel very welcome by the warm and friendly...

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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Our stay began on Friday, July 29 to Sunday, July 31 and it was truly marvelous! Franschhoek is about an hour's drive from Cape Town but worlds away in feeling and atmosphere. We were welcomed to the inn with enthusiasm from the staff who were standing outside the entrance and waving hello. It was like being taken by the hand...

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Granada Hills
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I can't think of anything negative to say about our three night stay here. The grounds are spectacular as are the rooms, both private and public, and the staff. We were welcomed as 'long lost friends'. The staff couldn't do enough for us. They even went so far as to provide a staff member to accompany one of our group...

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Burlingame, California
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Stayed here while attending a wedding at the same venue. The entire hotel can be booked for a wedding, in fact I think that is the only way they hold weddings here. Our suite was huge, the bathroom alone was the size of a "normal" hotel suite. The suite consisted of a entry hall with bar, a large comfortable bedroom,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Residence is in a class of its own. Located in the beautiful Franschhoek valley, where the exquisite vineyards and mountains form a picture perfect backdrop, La Residence provides a haven of luxurious accommodation, fine dining and an all-round sensory indulgence. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Residence

Address: Elandskloof Private Road | Elandskloof Farm, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: ₹ 48,726 - ₹ 1,32,200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — La Residence 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
La Residence Franschhoek
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Franschhoek
#2 Spa Hotel in Franschhoek
#3 Romantic Hotel in Franschhoek
#4 Business Hotel in Franschhoek
#5 Luxury Hotel in Franschhoek
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“Room 3 is extremely good”
 of 5 bubbles 623patrickw, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If the budget allows, go for one of the fantastic suites overlooking the vineyards”
 of 5 bubbles IvanWorldTraveler, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Each room is unique & enormous. You can't go wrong in any of them.”
 of 5 bubbles mickester, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we took a tour of most of the rooms---they are all jaw-dropping wonderful”
 of 5 bubbles orthochick1234, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The vinyard suites have small yards with more room and better views of the vineyard”
  • Our vinyard suite. LOVELY
  • From the back yard
 of 5 bubbles Tamigaga, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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