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Centre-Ville Guest House
Ranked #26 of 63 Franschhoek B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Montreal, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
2 reviews
“Woaw!”
Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

Thank you Elsa and Jaco, we had an amazing moment with you. Your place is beautiful, we felt good there with you. Room was perfectly clean and beautiful as well as the dining room!! Your staff is lovely. Enormous thank from Louis and Marilene. Wish you the best!

Stayed July 2014
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

The guest house is located in a great location for wandering around Franschhoek on foot. The rooms are lovely, and the staff are very helpful. We very much enjoyed the wonderful breakfast prepared each morning as well as the small touches which make the stay enjoyable, such as wine glasses in your room for that bottle of wine you bought while out visiting wineries earlier in the day.

  • Stayed June 2014
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

My husband & I planned a romantic 1 night stay (without our son) on the last night of our vacation at Centre-Ville. Upon arrival we were warmly welcomed by the hostess who showed us to our room & ensured that we were comfortable. Before going out to dinner we headed to the cozy lounge area and enjoyed some sherry. The restaurant we went to was a mere 200 metres from the guest house so we walked there & back. That is a big plus when you want to enjoy a glass or two of wine with your meal. The location is definitely spot on & you can walk to some of the best restaurants in town. We had an amazing spa bath in our bedroom (Passion Room) and this was an extra treat after a long day & great dinner date! The room was very comfortable & had everything we needed...with extra sherry in our room :-) We slept really well as the bed was extremely comfortable. In the morning we packed up and went downstairs for breakfast. The breakfast room was very cozy & warm with a fire already going. Breakfast was delicious with cereals, fresh fruit, yoghurts & a delicious English breakfast. Tea & coffee with juice is also served. We thoroughly enjoyed our breakfast which was very filling. All in all this is a lovely place to stay over & we will visit again when we have the chance.

Room Tip: Passion room is the 1st room as you come up the stairs, very quiet & great spa bath!
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Elsa and Jakob welcomed us to their 'home' during a frosty weather. A glass or two of cherry ...and the weather felt less cold. Cozy feel -like home- with great bathtub and home made breakfast (home made marmalades too) next to the fireplace. Try to get the sensational room (!!)

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 10 June 2014

We enjoyed our stay so much we will definitely be back. Warm hosts, Elsa and Jaco made us feel right at home. We recommend the "Splendour" room as the views are amazing from the deck! Perfectly located right in the heart of town. Rooms were impeccable. Very romantic setting for those weekend getaways with that someone special.

Room Tip: The ones with the spa bath truly are worth that little extra.
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Centre-Ville. Note only is the Guest House centrally located and within easy walking distance to everything in Franschhoek but the service is amazing. When our wine tour guide "forgot" to pick us up they managed to find another one at the last minute for that same day - and the one they found was probably better than the one we had booked. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. We were a little worried that it might be noisy due to its central location but the rooms were quiet. And to top it all off - the breakfast was very good as well. Definitely a place would go back to. A side note one of our favourite winery's our "new" tour guide took us to was Camberly - a small winery with very very good wine.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Cape Town
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Centre-Ville is in a great location in Franschhoek - literally a stone's throw away from the main road and easy to walk to good restaurants and shops nearby. The hosts made the stay very pleasant, and were very helpful with tips on which sights to see, driving routes, restaurants and wine farms. The breakfast each morning was always good, with plenty on offer, and nice to have a fireplace going each morning as well. We stayed in the upstairs 'honeymoon' suite with its own balcony, and I can definitely recommend this room as the balcony offers some nice views of the surrounding mountains. That being said, the other rooms that we saw looked perfectly good as well. Can definitely recommend Centre-Ville.

Room Tip: Honeymoon Suite with balcony has good views.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: Centre-Ville Guest House
Address: 9 Reservoir Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #26 of 63 B&Bs / Inns in Franschhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Centre-Ville Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Centre-Ville is a 4-Star Guest House in the center of the village within 3min walking distance to all the shops, galleries and village restaurants.This gracious Victorian Beauty was build in 1905 and has been fully renovated without losing the old world charm with origin floors and high ceilings.We have eight tastefully decorated en-suite rooms each with its own theme. ... more   less 
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