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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here one night last week after spending the day on the Wine tram. The guest house is just lovely and the owners and staff were fantastic and fantastic value for money. We stayed in a big, light and airy room with all the facilities including a huge bathroom. The full English (SA?) breakfast, with continental additions was lovely....

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very nice B&B with with perfect location walking distance to the attractions in the town. Many nice vineyards in the area. Fantastic views from the mountains and very nice restaurants. Franschhoek is a gem

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Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many good wine houses to visit. Not too much to do in the evenings after dinner. 2 days would be enough. We used one day for golf in Paarl only 20 minutes away. The management at Le Ballon Rouge was excellent.

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Bonita Springs, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent accommodation. Pleasant owner. Great central location. Fantastic breakfast. In my book score 4.9. Great wineries. Use the tram. November is a great month to travel. Pick and pay good location for shopping for your needs

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay for visiting the local wineries.in the middle of a loveley village close to the wine tram which takes you to several wineries for tastings. warning note lock money away when not in room.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely Room,Great Breakfast, Perfect Location Close To Everything All Within Walking Distance,And Extremely Helpful Staff... Would Highly Reccommend Staying Here!!!!Very Close To The Wine Train And Great Resturants Nearby

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Beautiful guesthouse with Old-world charm and warmth. The staff and management are really friendly and the breakfast is great ! The rooms are stylish and comfortable. I would definitely recommend Lee Ballon Rouge for a centrally located stay in Franschhoek.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Le Ballon Rouge seems to be one of the very few places in Frranschoek when you can have a private jacuzzi (not a jacuzzi bath) with a view. The jacuzzi is part of the main suite which is enormous and it has an outside area that has 2 sun loungers, a table with 4 chairs and a raised, heated jacuzzi....

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Montrose, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent guesthouse, charming, friendly and very central to everything in the town and for all local vineyard visits. One of the very best which we have stayed in on our South African visit. Recommend to all.

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Fabulous place to enjoy Franchoek from. Lovely caring staff who go out their way to ensure you a good time. Jenny is a key player in masterminding all this and she deserves a special thank you. Our previous visit 4 years ago we had Room 3 - this year we went upstairs to the owners suite, what a treat.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Le Ballon Rouge

Address: 7 Reservoir East Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: RM307 - RM948 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Le Ballon Rouge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“The Owners' Suite is spacious and a real treat!”
 of 5 bubbles RiojaSlovenia, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room overlooking Reservoir Street was nice and sunny!”
 of 5 bubbles , 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Depending on budget - the more you pay the better your room :-)”
 of 5 bubbles DVSOdin, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“the loft room and the loft suite are very good, the ordinary rooms are, well, ORDINARY!”
 of 5 bubbles R0ly, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Don't go cheap if possible!”
 of 5 bubbles Leon_ohyeah, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
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