Just had an absolutely perfect weekend in the most beautiful guest house, Fransvliet. We will surely be back!
On arrival we were greeted warmly by the owner. Owners and host very visible and approachable. Lovely people.
The Guest House is perfectly situated, you can walk next door for wine tasting or a short drive into town. The Guest House is perfectly kept. We stayed in one of the new rooms. Well appointed large suite. MCC on arrival in the room. Modern comfortable decor nothing lacking. Two complimentary nespresso pods in the room per day. We brought a few extra from home but they do have extras at a small fee. We especially enjoyed the breakfast - cold and hot made perfectly to your liking. A bonus is the homemade preserves and figs from the garden!
Thank you for creating this gem, our batteries are duly recharged and we cannot wait to return later in the year.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Fransvliet Guest House is a tranquil, luxury retreat, only 4 kilometres from the heart of Franschhoek.It is situated on a working farm, growing grapes, olives and figs. Wake up to the call of the birds and in the evening perhaps hear the resident owls calling as they contemplate the night's hunt. Breathtaking mountain views are all around, each one more spectacular than the last. The individually decorated suites are pure luxury, with absolute attention to detail. Soft wineland colours set the tone for a perfect stay. Breakfast is an occasion, every day. Spend time in the newly renovated 65 year old house, either inside or on the veranda, enjoying the view of the pool and the vineyards. Celebrate "the best meal of the day" with either a Continental or a full breakfast that will include seasonal specials. The sparkling pool is at your disposal for those hot lazy afternoons. Relax in the shade with a magazine and an ice cold drink, before you cool off. Lazy winter days are a treat too. Snuggle up in your suite in a comfy armchair with your own personal fireplace - the perfect way to enjoy one of the local bottles of red wine. Meander through the garden, (both indigenous and other) on your way to your suite. Something special will be flowering at all times. In season, luscious figs will be found on the trees, and the scent of lemons may be in the air too. Take an early morning walk around the farm in December. The vines will be green and laden with fruit. In July, a few burgundy coloured leaves and bare sticks have their own attraction. Soak up the 360° view, especially the powerful Simonsberg mountains. ... more less
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