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Auberge Clermont
Ranked #22 of 63 Franschhoek B&B and Inns
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unclemonty
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“Nice place”
Reviewed 27 November 2007

We stayed here in November, it was quite a nice place. We thought it was a bit dark at first but we had heavy rain while in Franschoek so that may have been just the weather. The rooms are quite traditional style decor and nicely furnished although it lacked some basic things as in the the minibar/fridge was empty. We stayed in room no 1 which is a suite and had a great view out over the vineyard across the valley. The service is laissez faire, you don't actually see staff around except at Breakfast and there is someone at reception during the day. Hard to judge sometimes when the weather is bad but all in I'd say it's a good place to go touring the vineyards.

  • Liked — nice room nice view
  • Disliked — no dvd player empty minibar
  • Stayed November 2007, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 November 2007

We stayed in Auberge Clermont for 2 days in September 2007. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The room (6) while not large was very nicely furnished with many extras and had a terrace looking out on the pool. The weather was chilly so the heated floor was very welcome. The grounds are nicely landscaped with views of the vineyard and mountains. The hot breakfast was very good as was the coffee. The inn is only about 5 minutes from town, but has a sense of quiet and tranquility. Their web site provides an accurate picture of what you can expect. The service was excellent. When we arrived too early for check-in after an overnight flight from London, we were given tea and croissants with homemade jam. They made reservations at local restaurants for us. We liked the food at Reuben’s, but be careful when paying the check. Vat which is included in the total is also listed after the total so it looks as if it should be added in—which we did. A small quibble—overall a wonderful 2 days. We would hope to stay at the Clermont when we return to Franschhoek.

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Property: Auberge Clermont
Address: Robertsvlei Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #22 of 63 B&Bs / Inns in Franschhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Auberge Clermont 4*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Auberge Clermont is a luxury guest house situated at the foot of the Franschhoek Mountains, on a picturesque wine and olive farm. Just a 10-15 minute walk from town, its position offers you the laid-back peace and quiet of a working farm with the bustling local high street virtually on your doorstep. Tastefully decorated rooms each reflect the tranquility of peaceful surroundings. Rooms offer mini-bars, coffee machines and tea trays; with small extra touches to make your stay even more enjoyable. Climate control in each room includes air conditioning and under floor heating in winter to ensure your utmost comfort. Free high speed wifi is available in all the rooms, the self-catering villa and the public lounge - which is also where our delicious Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz and award-winning olive oil are available for purchase. In summer, delicious breakfasts are served in the courtyard under a grand old oak & in winter guests dine in the breakfast room. If you feel like taking things slowly, laze under another old oak tree with a book,or by the pool, whilst enjoying the incredibly beautiful scenery. Or, you could go for a gentle stroll amongst plum orchards, olive groves and vines to where a gentle brook winds its way across the farm. If you're feeling slightly more energetic, a game of tennis might just do the trick. Of course, we offer advice and recommendations on the best places to visit in the valley and will provide you with everything you need to find your way around town and to wonderful local wineries, restaurants and places of interest. Our dedicated team looks forward to welcoming you! ... more   less 
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