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Maison d'Ail Guest House

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This beautiful guesthouse is located close the centre of Franschhoek, at 15 minutes walking distance. Rooms are nice and clean. Good bed. Nice breakfast with fresh fruit salad, tea, good coffee (Nespresso)! Just a pity there was no freshly squeezed juice...in a country with so many fruits! Good value for money.

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Canton of Vaud, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travel to Franschhoek once or twice a year and usually mix it up staying at places we know and places we don't. Having seen the good reviews for Maison d'Ail we decided to give it a try for two nights. Being spoiled for choice in this beautiful area it didn't quite make the high marks for us. Starting with...

Thank Birgitte E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here at the start of March for 2 nights and it was absolutely gorgeous. The house is family owned and the family and house history is all contained in the hotel information folder in your room, which is a nice touch. The house itself is stylish, immaculate, light and airy. Our room (room 5) was beautifully decorated, had...

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights. The location is at the top of a road leading off the main street. We did run it one day but if you walked it would take at least 15 minutes. The guesthouse has a small central pool with sun loungers, great for relaxing after wine tasting! The room was clean and spacious with a...

Thank Rick T
Hardthausen am Kocher, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stay here for two night.The hosts are very friendly.The Room (Nr.2) had a fantastic view. The Breakfast was so wonderful (fresh fruitsalad, fresh baked Croissants,). We enjoyed this days after three month travelling around southern Africa.

Thank 749Sabine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maison d'Ail is a true gem. The place is charming, clean, modern, and well decorated. The rooms were very comfortable with very nice bathrooms. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Great breakfast in the morning! Franschhoek is a wonderful place to be and Maison d'ail a great place to stay. Would definitely stay there again when visiting the Winelands....

Thank Danielle G
Reviewed 18 March 2017

What a wonderful find - we were recommended by a friend and it was absolutely perfect - wonderful hosts, beautifully decorated house with lovely pool and grounds - room was fabulous and breakfast simply marvellous - we will be back

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This is a beautiful cool peaceful house. It has a lovely terrace on which to have breakfast or simply enjoy a glass of the local wine. The pool is quiet & refreshing, the rooms spacious clean & well decorated. The "honesty bar" was especially well stocked. Staff were friendly & helpful. I wish we had been staying for longer.

Thank Alison0139
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Enjoyed the standard room. Staff were great and the owner very warm and helpful.It was close enough to the centre of town to get there quickly but far enough to not be caught up in the busyness. It had a lovely garden in which to have breakfast.

Thank Sheldon B
Lichfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped for two nights at Maison D'Ail, arrived early but was met by Clive who was extremely helpful, nothing was too much bother, and he showed us to our room. Good size, clean, comfortable and his lounge areas were superb. He discovered that we hadn't booked a restaurant for the evening so he rung around and managed to get...

Thank tonyraphael

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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape to the tranquility of this newly established guesthouse, Maison d’Ail, owned and run by the Garlick family. Nestled under the Franschhoek mountains, this guesthouse will enable you to relax and unwind in the most tranquil surroundings.Spend your days relaxing at our pool or step out onto the bustling streets of Franschhoek and enjoy top class cuisine and wine at one of the many restaurants and wine farms in the valley.Luxury...amazing views...peace and quiet...who could ask for more? ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maison d'Ail Guest House

Address: 77 Reservoir Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: $137 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Maison d'Ail Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room 5 was huge, airy with fantastic views”
D1585YOsharonh, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“ask for the downstairs bedroom - fabulous”
Serena1000, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 5 on the first floor has the view and terrace.”
hedgehogHampshire, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I think all of the rooms in this hotel are equally attractive”
teamrats, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a pool view room”
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