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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Franschhoek, Western Cape

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David D
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A Little Gem”
Reviewed 11 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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Situated in the quiet neighbourhood about a ten minute walk from the village centre, this delightful, beautifully maintained small house is ideal for a short or long stay in lovely Franschoeck. Marlicia and husband Louis make you feel very welcome and are helpful without being intrusive, you may arrive as strangers, but you will leave as friends.

Date of stay: March 2015
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Blackbadg...
Kingswood, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Excellent with a very thoughtful and helpful owner!”
Reviewed 16 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015

I hate to be boring but must agree with the vast majority of people who have rented Le Petiti Plaisir. The setting with the mountains as a backdrop, the great reception and attention to detail by Marlicia could not be improved upon. Any ( very, very minor) problems were attended to instantly and the little touches made our stay absolutely delightful. Especially the home-made biscuits, Marlicia!!

If you want to stay in an area with poor food and wine and totally lacking in buzz and scenic beauty, then Franschoek is definitely not the place for you. There are so many great restaurants, both in town and on the wineries that you are spoilt for choice. Do try Bread and Wine for ambience, Dieu Donne at sunset for the view and Haute Cabriere on a Sunday for the tasting menu with accompanying wine. It goes without saying that the food at all places was superb and if you are from the sterling/Euro area, incredible value for money!!

Date of stay: February 2015
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Liked best: The friendliness
Liked least: No negatives!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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yo637
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“Wonderful stay Petit Plaisir Cottage”
Reviewed 9 February 2015 for a stay in January 2015

We stayed at Petit Plaisir. Marlicia is a warm and inviting hostess. The accommodation is comfortable and beautifully appointed. The gardens are immaculate. The kitchen was stocked with a bottle of fresh milk and a bottle of wine, fresh plums and delicious biscuits. An absolute treat! We would definitely recommend this lovely property and the very special hostess that goes above and beyond to make the stay as comfortable as possible.

Date of stay: January 2015
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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gladysoli
yorkshire
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13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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“HOME FROM HOME”
Reviewed 21 January 2015 for a stay in December 2014

We have just returned from a 4 week stay at Petit Plaisir Cottage. This is our way of chilling out away from the UK winter. From the first day we were treated beautifully by our hosts Louis and Marcilia. Nothing was too much trouble. We were made very welcome also by their large family who spent Christmas there in the family home. The cottage is well furnished and cleaned regularly by the housekeeper. We enjoyed self catering but, of course, took advantage of Franschhoek's facilities as well.
We are looking forward to another visit later this year. We recommend Petit Plaisir Cottage as a home from home.

Date of stay: December 2014
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Liked best: Peaceful area and great hosts.
Liked least: Leaving!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with disabilities Older travelers
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Anthony G
London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
130 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Warm welcome, lovely place”
Reviewed 22 October 2014 for a stay in August 2014

I stayed at Petit Plaisir with my girlfriend and 11 month old baby... we had a lovely time. Marlicia, the owner, gave us a wonderful welcome, stocked the fridge with milk and a bottle of wine, as well as some tasty biscuits, and provided us with a night of baby sitting(!). The cottage is a good 10 minutes walk from the centre of town, but we felt safe walking back at night. I would happily go back and recommend this cottage.

Date of stay: August 2014
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Liked best: Lovely place and warm welcome.
Liked least: The walk to town was a little longer than I'd hoped.
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Odilesch
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Petit Plaisir- what a pleasure!”
Reviewed 11 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

This quaint cottage is beautifully situated and set out. Little touches like a bottle of complimentary wine and a warm welcome upon arrival made all the difference. Anything that we felt we needed had already been thought of and provided for.
Petit Plaisir is a definite winner if a relaxed, cosy time is what you're after!

Date of stay: August 2014
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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St Albans UK
Reviewed 1 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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Date of stay: April 2014
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