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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel in a spectacular setting. Staff are exceptional and go the extra mile to ensure you are welcome from arrival to leaving. Nothing is too much trouble. Rooms are spacious and beautifully appointed with superb views of the surrounding area. Hotel has excellent facilities...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Traveller5970
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Traveller5970, Thank you so much for your beautiful review and for choosing Mont Rochelle to come and visit. I’ll be sure to pass on your lovely comments about Miko to the entire team, who I know will be thrilled to read what you had...More

Reviewed 6 September 2019 via mobile

It’s a beautiful spot and the hotel is really well designed and maintained. The staff were friendly and helpful. We were only there one night and had chosen to eat dinner up the road at the Petite Columbe. Was surprised when our independent guide said...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear andyg2017, Whilst I read your lovely comments about the hotel and staff, which I thank you for, I was disappointed to hear that you had been advised it was good to eat elsewhere. I’m also very sorry to read that your breakfast was disappointing....More

Reviewed 27 August 2019

We visited Mont Rochelle because we had heard the picnic/food was amazing. You need to pre-book the picnic before you go (at least a couple of days in advance). The picnics are quite big and you could definitely share it with more than 2 people...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Lydia A, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. Whilst I was happy to hear you enjoyed the picnic, I was sorry to read that the wine offering didn’t live up to expectations on this occasion. Should you decide...More

Reviewed 20 July 2019 via mobile

So romantic, sitting by the fire place, enjoying cocktails and food. We were surprised by a complement dish from the chef. Beautiful view of the light in franschhoek town. Thank you for the fast and good service. We enjoyed the evening. This is a must...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Annikanikadiamond, We couldn’t agree more that Miko Restaurant in the winter by the fireplace is the most romantic and cosiest places to sit and enjoy an intimate dining experience with a loved one. I’m thrilled that you were able to join us for such...More

Reviewed 9 June 2019 via mobile

Mont Rochelle was on our Tuk Tuk tour and while I haven’t heard of it before nor tasted the wines, you can’t go to a wine farm and not do a tasting! The views are just spectacular and zero to none, and the ‘White Flight’...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank KristiTheTraveller
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear KristiTheTraveller, Thank you for sharing your lovely review of Mont Rochelle’s wine tasting experience. I’m delighted that you had the chance to experience our white wine selection and enjoyed the amazing views we’re so fortunate to have here. Kind regards, James Basson General Manager...More

Reviewed 27 May 2019 via mobile

Outstanding! Truly 5 star in every way. The location is an ideal getaway. We are traveling 36 days through out Africa. After spending 8 days on Safari it was great change. The town if Franschhoek is lovely and charming. We did various wine tastings at...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Peterpaul47, Firstly, a very happy belated 50th anniversary, what a wonderful way to celebrate with a trip to Africa. I was so happy to read that you had time in your schedule to stop by Country Kitchen for lunch and a wine tasting session...More

Reviewed 8 May 2019 via mobile

What a way to while away 3 hours. Lunch menu choices were satisfactory and the food excellent. Considering the location on Richard Bransons estate it was great value for money combined with a wine tasting session . Some of us tried 3 wines and some...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 14 April 2019

This was our fist stop with the Wine Tram and the location was just beautiful. When we arrived it was a bit difficult to find the entrance and we somehow got on the back side of the house. Anyway, finally we found our way inside...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Malin_0_Joans, Thank you for sharing your review of Mont Rochelle’s wine tasting experience. I’m sorry to hear your arrival wasn’t easier but glad to hear you found us and that you enjoyed the wine tasting. Perhaps we could entice you back again to sample...More

Reviewed 6 March 2019

Stopped here as part of the Franschhoek wine tasting experience - short drive through the fields leads to an impressive white house and staircase leading to their Country Kitchen restaurant with options for outdoor seating as well. The restaurant overlooks the impressive hills, so eat...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Adipadi25, I was delighted to read of your wine tasting experience at Mont Rochelle, thank you so much for sharing your lovely feedback. We often find that guests are quite taken aback when they see the most beautiful backdrop from Country Kitchen and it’s...More

Reviewed 20 February 2019 via mobile

We’d stayed there before. The rubber duck disappeared from the bathroom ! I mentioned it when leaving and he arrived by post some time later. So how could we not return. Superb room with its own terrace and lovely view. What wasn’t to love But...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Melstein13, Thank you so much for your review and your kind words. I was so happy to read that you loved your room and view. However, I was very sorry to learn of your first meal experience and just happy that I was able...More

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