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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I checked in for a little getaway to celebrate our 10 years of marriage. We were greeted by Cecilia, who was so welcoming and warm. She made us feel at home right away. What stood out for us was obviously the views, and how quite it was. Very tranquil. Again, Cecilia was very accommodating. The breakfast was...

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Hertfordshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for three nights early in March and had a fabulous time. It is really quiet and peaceful. The pool is wonderful and the views out over Franschhoek are stunning. Our room was enormous with double aspect windows, a large bathroom and balcony area to star gaze from. Breakfast was wonderful. A great selection and the cooked breakfast...

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Thank GerryHertfordshire
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely peaceful spot on a hillside surrounded by vines, with amazing views across Franschhoek. The team at Elephant Lodge were super friendly and welcoming, and the whole experience was wonderfully relaxing.

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Thank daniellabetts
Finland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my husband stayed for three nights in Elephant Lodge and found it truly enjoyable and envigorating. Franschhoek center is truly beautiful but just climb a few meters above on the hills, then you can see the whole beauty of it. That is where Elephant Lodge is situated. On the wine hills of Franschhoek center. We were warmly welcomed...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is place ist both, magical and comfortable at the same time. Having a view from the mountain overlooking Franschhoek and being spoiled with a pool and of course with the best staff you will find. Cecilia and her team will do everything to make your stay great. Wonderfull rooms, a great pool, daybeds and indredible breakfast!! It´s a must!

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Thank birkn2017
Aschheim, Germany
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We loved this place! Cecilia and her team make you feel really welcome and at home. A maximum of 10 guests share this Lodge inmidst Chamonix wineyards with excellent views into Franschhoek Valley. Large pool, shady terrace, nice rooms with comfortable beds, good and plentyful breakfast. It all felt exclusive, but not overstyled and absolutely is worth the money. The...

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Torgau, Germany
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We were in this Lodge before, and came back. The high expectations we had from the first visit were not disapointed! The wonderful house, the magnificant view from room and pool and especially the extremly helpful and friendly staff (Thanks again to Cecilia!) made the second stay as great as the first one. The fresh flowers on the bed, the...

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Thank AlexTorgau
Paris, France
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We came back to Elephant lodge because we had discovered it 5 years ago. That large and very comfortable house in the vineyards offers quieteness, and makes you feel at home as soon as you arrive. Cecilia is very helpful and all members of the team are equally kind. There is a honesty bar. You can take a bottle of...

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Thank Charles L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This is a beautiful hotel on a hill overlooking Franschhoek and with wonderful views of the valley. The hotel has large rooms and is to a high standard. Breakfast is plentiful and tasty. I would give 5 stars, but I wasn't a fan of the Elephant Tusks in the main foyer. I don't even know if they were real to...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Fabulous view from the pool and breakfast terrace, totally relaxing and uncomplicated, very nice interior, high standard service and breakfast on all ten days of my holiday. The only disadvantage, but this can also be seen as an advantage, is the location just outside of walking distance to downtown Franschhoek.

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perched on a mountain slope and blessed with unsurpassed views of the Franschhoek valley and mountain ranges, this spectacular Cape Dutch style residence is situated on 5.7 hectares of some of the finest vinyards in Franschhoek. Comprising five double bedrooms, all en-suite, as well as outside swimming pool and terrace with stunning views all round, this luxury residence is perfectly located for experiencing the very best the Western Cape has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elephant Lodge

Address: Chamonix Farm | Near Uitkyk Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: $276 - $309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Front Rooms overlooking the valley are wonderful. We had one !”
 of 5 bubbles BrianA787, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Any room is perfect, but the two on the outside of the building afford slightly more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles NealeA, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“Poolside room”
 of 5 bubbles hipnhappy, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I'd recommend one of the poolside rooms to make the most of the views”
 of 5 bubbles svoloch, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are well equipped with lovely views apart from the smallest room.”
 of 5 bubbles Fairlie, 10 Feb 2015 | Read review
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