We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Residence Klein Oliphants Hoek

14 Akademie Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
More options
Show Prices
We check up to 200+ sites for the lowest hotel prices
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Show Prices
Close 
  • Franschhoek Wine Tram
    0.2 km
  • 4 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 1 week ago
unique place to stay
The rooms were wonderful, the service was fantastic, its a... more
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

204 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 180: English reviews
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms were wonderful, the service was fantastic, its a beautiful place to stay ! great location, and excellent value for money. beautiful lavender gardens. part of the history of Franschoek. Unique experience

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank annkeenan
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely spot. Right in the center of everything with fabulous restaurants no more than five minutes away. I had a Jacuzzi room with an absolutely stunning view of the hills and mountains around Franschhoek. Breathtaking. But the key here is the staff. They could not be more accommodating whether it was getting a glass of wine for you...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Douglas S
sydney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently stayed here for the night with my family and it was absolutely delightful. The room was super comfortable, beautifully decorated and all our needs graciously met. It is in a fantastic position - within meters of the centre of town, but quiet and quaint. The only negative was that we could only stay for one night.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank shmukie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our two nights here. Very quaint and homely but with all the comforts of a modern hotel. Certainly retains a lot of the old charm and character of the building. Breakfasts were lovely. Staff very friendly and helpful.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Duneesha
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely little hotel, with all the staff being very helpful and friendly. The only thing stopping me giving a full 5/5 is my room was upstairs and the ceiling was angled with the roof. so when you are walking around you have to lean over. Unfortunately a feature that cannot be helped, but there are other rooms...

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank TrekkingStu
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 30 November 2016

great place to stay. Neat Little Place with charme and superb Service! Wonderful time in a well located area of town. even a pool day is fulfillment. Good Restaurants Close by. Breakfast on the Veranda and the day starts perfectly.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
1Thank 481christophn
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The room was beautifully furnished, staff were helpful and welcoming and the breakfast was great. The staff also made an effort to ensure we enjoyed our time in the area, taking time to recommend activities that they thought we would like.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
1Thank jonathandR236IY
dorset
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Wonderful school room door onto small stream with table and chairs in garden A lovely log fire was lit for us in the eve....perhaps 2 more comfortable chairs would have been better than the pale covered french style - gorgeous but impractical we covered them with towels so not to spoil them...as we like to relax and sit down in...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank oldharryDorset
Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Enjoyed another stay at Klein Oliphants Hoek. We booked late and had rooms 1and 2. Roomy and big bathrooms. Great breakfast. Only downside was our rooms were off the lounge room and we could hear staff talking while we were resting in the afternoon. Otherwise great.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
1Thank suemE600QS
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We came back again, this time with our retired parents. Lovely place, cute rooms, comfortable beds, good breakfast and good location in Franschhoek. They also liked it a lot. They will, as well as us, recommend it to their friends.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
1Thank V288NBalexandrab

88 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (58)
Viewed
Room/Suite (8)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (16)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (4)
Viewed
View from Room (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (20)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (30)
Viewed
Room/Suite (11)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (6)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Other (7)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Franschhoek hotels
1.3 km away
Val d'Or Guest House
Val d'Or Guest House
#12 of 65 in Franschhoek
229 reviews
3.2 km away
Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge
Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge
#11 of 65 in Franschhoek
311 reviews
4.0 km away
Gooding's Groves Olive Farm & Guest House
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
6.5 km away
Le Manoir de Brendel Estate
Le Manoir de Brendel Estate
#27 of 65 in Franschhoek
165 reviews
18.7 km away
Angala Boutique Hotel and Guest House
0.1 km away
Le Petit Paris Guest House
Le Petit Paris Guest House
#25 of 65 in Franschhoek
57 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in a quiet position in the heart of the historic winelands village of Franschhoek, South Africa, Residence Klein Oliphants Hoek is the perfect place to relax after a day of wine-tasting, haute cuisine, mountain hiking or browsing antique shops and art galleries. At Klein Oliphants Hoek, history and a sophisticated modern life-style go hand in hand: the guesthouse is a renovated mission post & school,Built in 1888 and much of the antique and old-time chic has been kept. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence Klein Oliphants Hoek

Address: 14 Akademie Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: RM424 - RM1,009 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Residence Klein Oliphants Hoek 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Travelocity, Cheap Tickets, Priceline and Agoda so you can book your Residence Klein Oliphants Hoek reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Residence Klein Oliphants Hoek Hotel Franschhoek
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Residence Klein Oliphants Hoek staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Just choose the school room...it is delightful”
 of 5 bubbles oldharryDorset, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Couples should go for the elephant suite!”
 of 5 bubbles , 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Jacuzzi suite has private terrace with splendid views of the surrounding mountains!”
 of 5 bubbles not_wayworn_wanderer, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“just don't go there”
 of 5 bubbles Z3429CBmikec, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Loft room that has a jacuzzi”
 of 5 bubbles bobbyg274, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
5 of 5