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Macaron Boutique Guest House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Kortrijk, Belgium
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Centrally located in Franschoek, though an oasis of tranquility with a marvelous garden and 2 swimming pools. Rooms were recently refurbished and look great. At night there is a night guard so you feel totally secure. Wonderful breakfast with freshly baked bread.

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KarenMacaron, Assistant Manager at Macaron Boutique Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Gunther We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. It is good to hear that you felt safe here, as this is very important to us. Thank you for taking the time to write this kind review, we hope to see you here again. Kind regards Karen & the Macaron team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Nadia and her team were so welcoming and helpful. I was unwell on day and they all showed genuine concern. The food, rooms and general ambiance was excellent. One of the best B&Bs I have ever stayed in.

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KarenMacaron, Assistant Manager at Macaron Boutique Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Sylvia Your review makes our day, thank you so much! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time here despite feeling unwell, and we hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards Karen & the Macaron team

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2017

A superb small boutique B&B one street behind the main street in Franschoek. Excellent breakfast and extremely helpful staff. The rear garden is a real oasis with it's 2 pools and sun terraces. Next time I wouuld choose a room overlooking the garden though!! Highly recommended!

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Dear GEK2804 Thank you for taking the time to write this very kind review, we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the fresh breakfast and our tranquil garden. We hope to see you again, hopefully in one of the garden view rooms next time. Kind regards Karen & the Macaron team

London
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Now called Macaron, the Guest House is perfectly located on a quiet street just off the main hub. The extensive gardens are a haven of peace and well cared for. There are mountains to be seen in all directions and the staff are warm and friendly. The breakfast is excellent - a large spread of everything you could want plus...

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KarenMacaron, Assistant Manager at Macaron Boutique Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Oliver We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and felt cared for, we try our best to make people feel good here and to help them relax. Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review, we hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards Karen & the Macaron...

Trowbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We stayed in room 7 (the Loft Room) and can highly recommend it. The pools and outside areas are lovely and the atmosphere is relaxing and friendly. Amazing location right in the middle of town but in a quiet location.

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KarenMacaron, Assistant Manager at Macaron Boutique Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Mark Room 7 is one of our most popular rooms and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed it. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review, we really appreciate it. We hope to see you here again. Kind regards Karen & the Macaron team

Weybridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Just a few steps away from the centre of the village this charming guest house was perfect for our short stay in Franschoek. The gardens and the staff were charming, a great breakfast served on the terraces, spotlessly clean. Our room, number 1 was very warm although a fan had been provided we were unable to have the window open...

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KarenMacaron, Assistant Manager at Macaron Boutique Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Andy Thank you so much for writing this nice review, it is lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our guest house. We apologize for the warm room, we are looking to solve that problem before next summer. We hope to see you again! Kind regards Karen & the Macaron team

London
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I would have little hesitation recommending this charming guesthouse situated right in the heart of downtown Franschhoek - with one major drawback.... the lack of aircon makes the rooms very hot, especially those situated right on the street. The provision of fans help a bit, but in the long term this would therefore could not be a B&B of first...

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KarenMacaron, Assistant Manager at Macaron Boutique Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Iloveitaly50 Thank you for taking the time to write this review, we really appreciate it. You are right that some rooms get fairly hot in summer but it is top priority on the to do list of the new owners to get air conditioning installed before next summer. Our new website gets launched soon, please do keep an eye...

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This guest house has changed owners since our previous visit in 2016. We found everything to be much the same as before. Christopher the manager is still there and as helpful as ever. We love this GH as it's close to every where and the pool area gets the after-noon sun which is important yo us. This time we we're...

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KarenMacaron, Manager at Macaron Boutique Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Jeneferd2017 We are happy to hear that you returned to our guesthouse after a previous stay and still like it under the new ownership. We look forward to hosting you again in one of our garden rooms. Thank you very much for taking the time to write this nice review. Kind regards Karen & the Macaron team

Guernsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Do not stay as de Alchemist Guesthouse if the forecast is for hot weather. Whilst the accommodation is comfortable and the location is excellent, a lack of investment in air conditioning makes the rooms unbearable in any hot weather.

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KarenMacaron, Manager at Macaron Boutique Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Andre Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are aware of the problem and will be trying to install air conditioning by next summer. As we recently took over the property, we could not do all renovations all at once, but you can be assured that air conditioning is high on our priority list. We...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Return visit to this guesthouse and not disappointed. The new owners have updated the rooms and it was good to see they had kept the excellent staff. Really convenient for walking to all that Franschoek offers on its Main Street, and the wine tram.

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KarenMacaron, Manager at Macaron Boutique Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Ginger234 Thank you so much for taking the time to write this kind review. We are very happy with the team we have and I will pass on your compliment to them. We look forward to hosting you again next time you want to visit Franschhoek. Kind regards Karen & the Macaron team

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in a restored Victorian homestead, Macaron Boutique Guest House features an outdoor swimming pool and panoramic views of Franschhoek Mountains. The rooms at Macaron Boutique Guest each offer a private entrance and free WiFi access. They are also equipped with tea-and-coffee-making facilities, room safe and satellite TV. The en suite bathrooms have bathrobes and free toiletries. Some rooms also include a seating area or terrace. Guests can relax in the garden, by the swimming pool or in the lounge area inside. The guest house also offers a daily maid service and free private parking on site. Macaron Boutique Guest House is located within a 10 minutes’ walk of nearby restaurants, the Hugenot Memorial Museum and Monument, and the Franschhoek Wine Tram. Cape Town International Airport is 60 km away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Macaron Boutique Guest House

Address: 28 Van Wijk Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa (Formerly de Alchemist Guesthouse)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: RM445 - RM791 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms appear good.”
Nursteach, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a garden view room, as our mountain view didn't really exist! Other rooms may be better than the one we had.”
Wild1s, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Although our room was on the road it is a very quiet location and very peaceful nights sleep”
jlw5558, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
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