La Residence, Franschhoek, Cape Winelands, South Africa
Located in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley on a private 30-acre estate, La Residence is a tranquil haven of comfort and relaxation. Guests in search of breathtaking views of majestic mountains will find what they are looking for in the Cape Winelands Franschhoek Valley. La Residence is surrounded by vineyards and plum orchards, with a spectacular mountain backdrop, breath-taking views of the undulating countryside. La Residence hotel is a mini, modern Versailles with a contemporary shell and a romantic colonial interior. Situated in Franschhoek, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Dutch Reformed Church, Franschhoek Art House, and Franschhoek Town Hall. Sénéchal-Senekal Art Gallery and Franschhoek Wine Tram are also within 1 mi (2 km). The hotel is surrounded by vineyards and spectacular mountain vistas.
Facilities & Activities:
Guests have access to many activities such as swimming in the outdoor swimming pool, enjoying a relaxing spa treatment at The Spa. Activities at La Residence include tennis, trout fishing, mountain walks and private wine tastings at some of South Africa’s most famous wine estates. For relaxation, the spa at La Residence offers beauty treatments and massages and guests can also work out in the fully equipped fitness centre. You can relax by the pool, admire the view, or enjoy a film in the home cinema. The hotel offers its guests a free shuttle service to Franschhoek village and airport transfers can be arranged for a surcharge.
Suites & Villas:
La Residence offers 11 luxurious suites, which have each been individually appointed with a specific theme in mind. The suites at La Residence are individually decorated, combing old world charm and antiques with modern conveniences, but they’re all large, with gorgeous views and a lavish mix of art. All include complimentary Wi-Fi and minibars, a flat-screen satellite TV, free-standing baths, and heated floors, plus terraces or balconies. Some have sofas, 4-poster beds and/or vaulted ceilings. Upgraded suites add living rooms and/or private pools. The Villas are ideal for families as they can accommodate either two, four or six guests. Featuring open-plan dining and living areas as well as private gardens and terraces.
In the heart of South Africa’s wine country, the experience at La Residence is focused on fine wine and delicious cuisine. Breakfast at this Franschhoek hotel is a lavish, buffet affair. All manner of cereals, fruits, cheeses and meats are on offer, as well as a scrumptious hot breakfast menu. Lunch is fresh and flexible. Guests can start their day with a scrumptious buffet breakfast and a hot breakfast menu. The dining area at La Residence is known as the Great Hall – resplendent with dazzling chandeliers, black and white Victorian tiles and vast fireplaces. Outside, the Persian Alley offers a delightful setting for alfresco meals, overlooking the lush green lawn and palm fronds.
Hotel Rating: ******
Hotel Address: Elandskloof Private Road, Elandskloof farm, 8000 Franschhoek, South Africa
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