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Maison Chablis Guest House
Ranked #8 of 64 Franschhoek B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 21 January 2012

Great place to stay in Franschhoek! The B&B is located in the town, a very short walk to the restaurants and shops. James, the owner, was extremely welcoming and hospitable. He offered great suggestions on things to do while in Franschhoek. We would definitely stay at Maison Chablis the next time we are in Franschhoek!

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
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James C, Owner at Maison Chablis Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2012

Hi,
Thank you for your kind comments. I am really very happy that you were satsified with our guest house and we hope to see you both again!
Best regards
James

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Reviewed 14 January 2012

James and Pat were very welcoming yet left us have our own space, something which some guesthouse owners seem to struggle with. BEAUTIFUL house in the best location, lovely rooms, awesome pool, they booked our restaurants for us which was really helpful. I would highly recommend this place, we loved it!

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled with friends
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James C, Owner at Maison Chablis Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2012

Hi,
Thank you for taking the time to do a review. I appreciate your comments. We hope that you will come again. Warm regards, James

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Reviewed 13 January 2012

Unfortunately we only spent two nights at Maison Chablis but without doubt it was most enjoyable few days of our honeymoon, upon travelling on to our next destination we gave serious consideration to phoning James up and asking if he had a room available so we could come back. Upon arriving we were greeted warmly and made to feel very welcome, James gave us alot of information on Franschhoek, the restaurants and where to visit - all his recommendations were fantastic - he was incredibly helpful, even to the point that he recommended a restaurant at our next destination (some 300+km away!) and again this proved to be exactly as he described it. The rooms and terrace area are very smart, beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean. There are added little luxuries such as Molton Brown toiletries, biscuits, bottled water to mention just a few. The pool area and garden is beautiful and peaceful - no having to race to put towels on your loungers here!! The breakfasts were delicious and the service superb. We really couldn't rate this guesthouse any higher and would recommend it to anyone, Franschhoek itself is a fantastic place to stay and we were only sad that we weren't staying for a week, we will certainly be returning.

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
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James C, Owner at Maison Chablis Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2012

Hi,
Firstly thank you for staying at our establishment and to consider having a portion of your honeymoon with us. It is an honour for such a special celebration in your lives together. I am very pleased that you left feeling satisfied with both Maison Chablis and we certainly hope to see the two of you again soon. Best wishes from James, Pat and all our staff! I am really very happy that you had a great time.

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Reviewed 3 January 2012

Perfect place to stay in Franschhooek - right in the centre of town. Very hospitable and helpful owner - would definitely stay there again if visiting the area which by the way is fantastic!

  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 3 January 2012

I cannot explain how happy and impressed we were with this b&b. First of all, it is lovely. The rooms are great, the showers and bathroom too and the location just off the main road. Wonderful!! Then, the personal touch of the owner is just brilliant. He booked a couple of restaurants for us before we arrived (and they were great). This was important being such a busy time. We then had a lunch booked at La Petite Ferme (don't miss it by the way..wonderful)..he offers us a ride there and to another place, just so we could enjoy having a drink. He offered wonderful tips and was just ever so helpful. Really, one of the best services we ever experienced and we travelled to many, many places. We couldn't fault this place and would recommend it in a heartbeat. Oh, and did I mention the breakfast and Molton Brown toiletries.

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
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James C, Owner at Maison Chablis Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2012

Hi, wow, thank you so much! It really was a pleasure helping you though. Thank you again. I hope that you enjoyed the rest of your stay in the Western Cape. Best regards, James

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Reviewed 2 January 2012

We stayed 2 nights at Maison Chablis on 26th and 27th December with our two teenage boys. This was a very last minute booking but James could not have been more helpful and accommodating. The rooms were beautifully furnished with some lovely little touches, like the complementary bottles of water and jars of biscuits in the rooms. Free Wifi also useful. Beds were very comfortable. The guest house is very quiet and peaceful - the perfect place to relax. Breakfast was good and cooked to order. James was eager to give advice on restaurants and lent us his hiking map so we could follow some of the local trails. The hiking is highly recommended if you feel like a little activity to walk off the food and wine - the trail we followed on James recommendations took about 2 hours and provided us with the most stunning view imaginable when we got to the top! We didn't use the pool but the loungers by it were very comfortable. We were sad to only have 2 nights there as we could easily have stayed longer. We hope to return to Franschoek and when we do will certainly return to Maison Chablis. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled with family
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James C, Owner at Maison Chablis Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2012

Hi, I remember your family very well. I think you really got the best our of Franschhoek, and I am so glad that you did that hike to Uitkyk Point. Franschhoek has so much else to offer other than just Food and Wine, which when you have a family, can be a bit challenging after a few days of eating and drinking. I look forward to your return, it was great intertacting with your family. Best regards, James

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Reviewed 30 December 2011

Maison Chablis is situated in a quiet street very close to the heart of Franschhoek. The rooms are spacious, well furnished and comfortable. James cannot do too much to help his guests enjoy their stay. The garden and pool area combines sunny spots with shade. We enjoyed our stay so much, we were reluctant to leave.
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Stayed: December 2011, travelled as a couple
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James C, Owner at Maison Chablis Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2012

Dear Guest,
Thank you so much for your positive review. It is always a pleasure helping guests enjoy their stay further and I was delighted to be able to assist you whenever I could. KInd regards, James

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Address: 15 Berg Street | Western Cape, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 64 B&Bs / Inns in Franschhoek
Price Range: £82 - £114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Maison Chablis Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Maison Chablis, a stunning 4 star Georgian Guest House where you will be welcomed to charming Cape hospitality. Each of the rooms are tastefully decorated to the highest standards. Enjoy a scrumptious English breakfast with us and then relax by the sparkling pool. We can assist you, whether it be a dinner reservation, wine tours, horse rides or any other activity. We are only 2 minutes walk from the best restaurants in Franschhoek! ... more   less 
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