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La Residence

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Wilmette, Illinois
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent two nights at the residence and wished we could have stayed longer. Wonderful views of the mountains and vineyards. Spacious room and bathroom. Beautiful embroidered linens on the bed. Private terrace. Enjoyable cocktail hour (free flowing beverages including a very good rose sparking wine) and good breakfast and diner (Kingkslip).All the employees were very attentive and service was...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

From the outset I need to say that this is not a review of the hotel.....which looked exceptional, in an absolutely stunning location. However, with this in mind, I would expect much better food, & service. Staff were very keen to greet us, but rapidly lost interest...... I can only assume as we were not residents, & so there was...

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Paris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was superb from the moment that we walked in until the moment that we left. The attention to detail , the service , the personal touch and of course the fabulousness of the place . They announced that they they were getting the resident swan a mate . Its always very beautiful to sit in front of the lake...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights and in the Huguenot Room and it was absolutely stunning. The staff were so smiley and efficient all the time. Food great and the location was superb. I fell in love with the bereaved black swan who took to following me and flirting with me! We loved it so much we would recommend any one to...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! This hotel is out of a fairytale! So romantic and quaint. The sundowners over looking the pond where lovely! My two room villa was stunning! Every detail was seen to! Lovely staff is so attentive as well. Lovely spot for honeymooners or an anniversary stay!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We spent three days at La Residence and must say we were quite disappointed. The location and setting of the hotel is sublime with amazing views and only a short walk into the town. On arrival we passed a beautiful front lawn with huge pond, springbok and Shetland ponies each side of the drive, peacocks wandering around - lovely. We...

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Hutchinson Island, Florida
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A truly unique hotel in a very special location. La Residance was recently voted by Conde Nast readers as the 3rd best hotel in all of Africa and the Middle East. It's basically a luxury chateau type of estate on its own winery grounds surrounded by vineyards and mountains. Some guests arrive by helicopter from Cape Town although Cape Town...

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Ripley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Our third stay at La Residence lived up to our already sky high expectations. Former manager Edward has moved on to the group's safari lodge, swapping places with Andrew, who has come to La Res. The change hasn't affected the atmosphere or the service, which remains world class. The friendliness and efficiency of the staff are what make any stay...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Another beautiful place our tour guide from Out in Africa sent us to stay. The countryside here is very scenic and beautiful. The entrance to Le Residence reminds you of entering a countryside estate or villa. This is as grand as they come, but still has the feeling you are in Africa. Our room was suited for a queen or...

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We were very lucky to stay here for three nights and from the moment we arrived (the most friendly and warm welcome we have ever encountered) till the second we left, everything about La Residence was superb. In a way that I can only describe as unassuming but perfect, extraordinary elegant without the glitz, welcoming without being overbearing, unrivalled attention...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: RM3,168 - RM7,895 (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
#3 Spa Hotel in Franschhoek
#3 Romantic Hotel in Franschhoek
#4 Business Hotel in Franschhoek
#7 Luxury Hotel in Franschhoek
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“Room 8 was incredibly beautiful and I believe one of their nicest.”
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