If you want to be in the heart of Franschhoek village with easy walking access to the shops, art galleries and restaurants then the Franschhoek Boutique Hotel is the perfect option for your Cape Winelands holiday. Set in the centre of this historical village just behind the courtyards and street-facing restaurants it ticks all there boxes for the position, position and position! It’s super convenient for great access, but is still removed from the hustle and bustle of the High Street.
The Franschhoek Boutique hotel is modern and super contemporary, yet it still holds some sophisticated old-world touches and charm. With only 12 individually designed bespoke rooms, guests can expect great comfort after a busy day out in town.
All guests have full access to a spacious lounge and living area with comfy armchairs and a fireplace for those chilly winter evenings. Gourmet breakfast and light lunches are served here with wine pairings from the extensive wine list and cellar. This covers both the best local wines with a generous list of international options available. If you are staying in summer then order a signature picnic basket full of locally produced cheeses and meats for the perfect day out in the valley.
Facilities at Franschoek Boutique Hotel
All of the rooms feature heated flooring and towel rails in the en-suite bathrooms that include both shower and bath. There is complimentary Wi-Fi for all guests and a fireplace in every room.
Franschoek is acclaimed as South Africa’s Food and Wine Capital for good reason. Well trained staff are on hand to assist you with planning and booking nearby excursions and wine tastings. They know the valley well and have many years of experience in matching guest needs to what is on offer, not only in Franschoek but the surrounding wine areas of Paarl and Stellenbosch. From quad bikes to horse riding, spa treatments to mountain hikes – it’s all waiting for you to discover.
What to do in Franschhoek
Take a bike ride with well-qualified guides who will escort you to various wine estates for tasting, picnics and more. A great day out for the family to see all that Franschoek has on offer. For more serious riders there is a full day trail along the banks of the Berg River and the catchment area.
The amazing Franschoek’s Food and Wine Route is best visited by tram. Some of the best restaurants in South Africa are within reach so mix it up with wine tasting and world-class cuisine. And finally, a must-visit place is the historic Cape Farm Babylonstoren. With its organic garden of over 3,5 hectares and restaurants that prepare fresh food from garden to fork you have to add this to your bucket list!