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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very friendly, excellent breakfast, very good location. Room good and provided fresh towels daily. Minor issue was that our room had french doors for the entrance and these were also the "window" into the room; would have preferred a conventional door and window that opened. I think this was the only room of this type. Strongly recommend.

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Empangeni, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful conveniently situated place to stay. Super friendly staff and a great breakfast. The one bed was really unconfortable( needs a new mattress) but all the rest of the stay was absolutely perfect. Thank you.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most magnificent stay. Fantastic location and breathtaking views. It's one of the most amazing stays. The quiet surroundings are food for the soul. Walking distance from the centre of Franschhoek.

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DC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great stay. Stayed in room 9, the "loft suite". It's an adorable, very spacious bedroom/sitting area, and very spacious bathroom. The breakfast was great - and included. Breakfast bar with fresh fruit, bread, cheese, meats, yogurt, cereal - and in addition you can also order a hot breakfast (omelette or "full breakfast"). You'll need to be conscious of the sloped...

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Stellenbosch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a reasonably priced B & B that was sufficient for our stay. It is conveniently located in downtown Franschoek and walkable to all restaurants, shops etc. The owners were very helpful with local recommendations. The office closed each day at 5 pm, which was a little unusual. Breakfast was good but didn't start until 8:15am, in our opinion....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is cute, tidy, friendly and 50 years from the main street of Franschoek and the nearest coffee, drink, eat or fresh bilton. The breakfast set up is first rate, rooms quite lovely and the staff all terrific. I would highly recommend and look forward to returning Flying Scotsman (jon leighton)

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous guest house in the centre of Franschoek... Short walk to the town where there are lovely restaurants bars art galleries and shops... Very upmarket area with the surrounding wine estates... Lots to see and visit... Will go back again soon. Le Ballon Rouge has lovely rooms and the owners and staff were very pleasant and accommodating.

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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This was an excellent place to stay in Franschoek. We didn't have a car so it's location was very convenient for us. We walked to dinner and even to some of the wineries close by. Our room, #8, was very nice, comfortable, and with lots of space. We slept with no interruptions. The staff was always helpful and friendly and...

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The Ballon Rouge was the first stop in our Wine and Wildlands tour organised and arranged by us from the UK. We were a party of 3 couples each staying in a different style room. All were very clean, comfortable and cool. We were made to feel very welcome by the lovely Jennifer and when we enquired about a tour...

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We visited Franschhoek with a particular view to experience many of the fabulous wineries that can be found in the beautiful valley in which the small town is situated. Le Ballon Rouge could not have been better located,with the wine tram stop less than 5 minutes away and ideal to explore many of the best and most interesting wine houses...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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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: RM343 - RM1,012 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Le Ballon Rouge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“We each stayed in a different level room but the suite we had on the first floor was huge and very comfortable.”
958vickys, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the inner yard is not facing the street - should be quieter (rooms 6-8).”
HD137, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Quiet location in easy reach of things to do”
geofft324, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Owners' Suite is spacious and a real treat!”
RiojaSlovenia, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room overlooking Reservoir Street was nice and sunny!”
, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
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