La Residence

The ultimate luxury at La Residence Hotel in Franschhoek

La Residence Hotel & Villas is brimming with beautiful antiques from bygone eras, fitting right into the Franschhoek Valley where history and scenery count most, a Western Cape icon where travellers like to indulge in food and wines galore.  Tucked between the majestic Hottentots Holland and Drakenstein Mountains, this luxurious hotel is best visited during a wet Cape winter when glowing fires are lit and delicious warm meals please your heart. Luxury South African accommodation ideal for a romantic weekend away, wine tasting and nouvelle cuisine in the gastronomic Franschhoek Valley.

La Residence is within walking distance to the Franschhoek high street and all the wonderful art galleries, cafes, wine bars, restaurants and shops that you need. Find out about the best deals and packages to this elite top winelands accommodation venue, a romantic, indulgent paradise filled with wonderful artwork and magnificent furniture. 

Choose from the 6 East wing suites, 5  West wing suites and 5 Vineyard suites when you book your package deal to Franschhoek La Residence – all featuring huge modern bathrooms and four-poster beds. Family suites come complete with private terraces and gardens while four have their own pools. Enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks, wide screen televisions and DVD players for fun with your family then wander down to the main pool, spa, gym, library and lounge area, with free Wi-Fi too. 

Warm, personalized service creates an atmosphere of relaxation an dmeals are created from scratch using fresh garden produce Jump on the village transfers whenever you need to go shopping, wine tasting or have a round of golf.

La Residence is situated in the Franschhoek Valley on a 30-acre estate filled with vines, fruit trees, flowers and herbs, the ultimate French styles refuge where quality accommodation meets friendly hospitality and excellent food.  Chat with Voyage2Africa about your suite in this tiny village and we will organize a package tour for you.



La Residence Hotel & Villas is brimming with beautiful antiques from another era – which suits its location between the wonderful Hottentots Holland and Drakenstein Mountains of Franschhoek, harking back to French history and appeal. This grape-growing valley even looks like a French valley but it is a stunning corner of the Western Cape in South Africa.

La Residence is a wonderfully luxurious hotel to visit during a wet Cape winter to revel in the warmth of huge walk-in fireplaces while sipping hot coffees or expensive port wines.  Valuable Persian rugs and subdued French inspire all who stay here in 11 elegant suites, all individually decorated, with a few objets d’art here and there. Situated in huge gardens filled with grape vines, fruit trees, old olive trees and water features, these Cape accommodation units are ideal for a romantic weekend away, tasting wine and nouvelle cuisine in the Franschhoek Valley.

In fact, the focus at La Residence Hotel & Villas is on the food – dine in style while kids run free in the gardens then settle down to a special kids’ menu. Babysitters will take care of the children while adults enjoy meals they have only ever dreamed of. The dining room and lounge hide beneath the huge Tuscan, Tudor-style beams of the guest house where cut glass chandeliers hang. The hotel boasts a spa, a gym and a library and guests can relax during the day in the palm-fringed courtyard and catch a tan beside the infinity pool. Take a stroll through the vineyards and fruit orchards or around the dam to stretch your legs.

Princes and queens would be happy here where each plush suite boasts a private terrace and incredible views over the vineyards and gardens. Each colourful suite reflects its own charm and all share an open-plan Terrace Room where high-quality meals are served.

Amazing Holiday Packages including La Residence

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Luxury Southern African Honeymoon Combo Tour

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If you are looking for the ultimate African combination itinerary, this package is for you. Explore Cape Town with your home base at The Silo Hotel followed by a stay at La Residence, luxurious accommodation in a tranquil setting on […]
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Spectacular African Safari

14 Nights
Unwind as your safari holiday in South Africa unfolds before your eyes and you look forward to travelling to world class destinations in this delightful country. From Londolozi Game Reserve to the Cape Grace at the V&A Waterfront in Cape […]
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Cape Town to Namibia self-drive safari

15 Nights
Enjoy a 16-day expedition to see the best of Cape Town and Namibia in this compelling self-drive tour of the southern African west coast and beyond. From the Cape winelands, travel via breath-taking Namaqualand into stark Namibia to find unusual […]
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The Fair Cape Package

6 Nights
Experience all that Cape Town has to offer with three magical nights at The Silo Hotel before taking time out amid the mountainous wonder of the Franschhoek Valley. Round things off with two nights in Hermanus, savouring the rugged beauty […]

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  • Take a stroll through the vineyards, fruit orchards, or around the dam in ornate gardens 
  • Huge log-burning fireplaces where you can sip hot coffees and wines
  • Focus on the food – dine in style while kids run free in the gardens then settle down to a special kids’ menu
  • Spa, wine tastings
  • Village visits for wine tasting, meals and art.


  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast & snacks
  • Wireless Internet
  • Laundry service
  • Full Mini bar
  • Local beverages & house wines
  • All coffees & speciality teas
  • Complimentary in-house shuttle service into the town of Franschhoek

The luxury bathroom interior of the accommodation at La Residence in Franschhoek
that include this property


  • 6 x East wing suites, 5 x West wing suites, 5 x Vineyard suites
  • Elegant en-suite bathrooms, 4-poster beds, private terraces, best quality linen
  • Spa, gym
  • Infinity swimming pool
  • Library
  • Dining area, lounge, fireplaces
  • Gracious garden.


  • In a class of its own at the heart of a private 30-acre estate
  • A child-friendly haven of luxury on every level with a swimming pool, spa and fresh organic food.
  • Village transfers to enjoy wine tastings, award-winning restaurants and a game of golf, horse rides and hikes.

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