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Sunny California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fransvliet is a very special property. The rooms are beautiful, very well appointed and large. The grounds are lovely and serene. The hosts are exceptionally helpful and the breakfast was amazing. Highly recommended!

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Shirley K, Owner at Fransvliet Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you David - Your positive comments make us feel good and we enjoyed having you to stay at Fransvliet. I know its really a long journey, but we hope to see you again in the not too distant future.

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to be, surrounded by vineyard, nice big rooms with separate pantry, luxury bathroom and very comfortable beds. Friendly service and they serve a tasteful breakfast. We can really recommend this B&B!

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Shirley K, Owner at Fransvliet Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your generous comments. I am however, a bit sad, that having commented so positively about our service etc that you gave us 4 points for cleanliness and service. We pride ourselves that these 2 points are excellent.

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay here. Lovely big room with bathroom, dressing area, kitchen area and lounge area. Very comfy bed and room fairly well soundproofed. Can't believe other people moaned about the road noise, you know it's on a main road when you booked it! You can't hear it from inside the room. The breakfasts really are delicious. Staff very...

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Shirley K, Owner at Fransvliet Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive comments. We look forward to welcoming your back to our special pace in the future. Our new accommodation is almost complete.

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect Guest House in Franchhoek, Feeling like at home with very nice rooms and a great breakfast. The Guest House is located inbetween the wineyard and some minutes out of Franchhoek. We enjoyed it very much.

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Shirley K, Owner at Fransvliet Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on Fransvliet. Please pay us a return visit - we regularly have new breakfast additions.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Finding the place wasn't difficult and it's just a few minutes outside Franschhoek. My wife and I stayed the night and the room was clean and of good quality in general. The room had a very spacious underfloor heated bathroom which was a wonderful pleasure for my wife and the bed was large and comfortable too with electric blankets. What...

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Shirley K, Owner at Fransvliet Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, as you discovered one night is far too short. As you live in the Cape we hope to welcome you back for a couple of nights in the near future.

Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This was our first visit to SA, we drove from the airport arrived in the dark and slept on very, very comfortable bed. The room was very tasteful and spacious. This was about the only place in the town which offered a family room without trying to charge us for an extra room for our 11 year old son. We...

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Shirley K, Owner at Fransvliet Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to comment on Fransvliet. Your comments make us feel proud and make our efforts worthwhile. i have a very dedicated team. We hope to welcome you back to Fransvliet in the near future.

Israel
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Fabulous place surrounded by vineyards and restaurants, quiet and luxury. Amazing hosts, a warm welcome and the best service - that is what we found in this beautiful place. A room with a fireplace and views of a flowered garden, stunning design, spacious bathroom. We just visited paradise.

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Shirley K, Owner at Fransvliet Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous comments. Please be sure to return to paradise. We always have something new on offer.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The service, food, space, environment and landscape was awesome. Staff was also very friendly. The nights are quiet and the day are beautiful. The walk in the winyard was great, experiencing the river.

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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Loved everything, from the bath to breakfast. Big rooms with a comfortable bed, huge bathroom with a bath and a shower and even two sinks! (How awesome is that! ;)) The view is amazing and the breakfast even more. 5 min drive to Franschhoek center. We will definitely recommend.

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Shirley K, Owner at Fransvliet Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your enthusiasm and compliments. We know Fransvliet is a special place, but it is wonderful when others also agree.We hope to welcome you again to our "spot". We will soon have 2 more beautiful suites.

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I was celebrating my Big Birthday and it was my husband's first time in Cape Town. I found Fransvliet on Booking.com. We had a lovely time and stayed in the Chenin room. Breakfast was fabulous and we will be back!

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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 

Additional Information about Fransvliet Guest House

Address: R45 (Hugenot Road 4km before Franschoek) | opposite La Motte - Leopards Leap, Franschhoek, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: £107 - £133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Fransvliet Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Some of the front rooms have slight road noise when sat in their terraces. There are rooms in the courtyard which are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles markr0sy, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms have great views of the mountains”
 of 5 bubbles smaci, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are of equally high quality, tastefully decorated and spotlessly clean”
 of 5 bubbles das32, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
“If you want a quiet room ask for the one round the back of the main building looking onto the garden”
 of 5 bubbles Susecrab, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Choose the Chenin room, near the lemon tree...”
 of 5 bubbles Sushismith, 19 Jul 2015 | Read review
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