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The Garden House

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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about our two night stay at the Garden House was perfect. Annette and Barry were wonderful, thoughtful hosts and their old colonial style property just a short walk from the centre of town is beautiful, with a glorious English country style garden and fantastic views. There's also a proper good sized pool in the corner of the garden for... More 

Thank brynsdad
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Annette and Barry welcomed us into their home as if we were family and we felt as if we were right from the start of our visit. It's a beautiful house in a charming village and Annette provides the most wonderful breakfast on a delightful terrace with breathtaking views. Great scenery and wonderful restaurants, with the added bonus of cats... More 

Thank fwigeon
Ulm, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The host were very warm and welcoming. There are beautiful funny cats and dogs, we loved to stay there, having some chat with Annett and Barry whilst having a sundowner. Breakfast was perfect and delicious. The Garden House is only minutes away from the beautiful centre. We can fully recommend the garden house. Thank you Annett and Barry! Hope to... More 

Thank Melanie W
Bromyard, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Annette and Barry could not have been more welcoming hosts, they looked after us very well and advised well on all there is to do in the area. The Garden House is very pretty as well as being a very situated bed and breakfast, walking distance from the village with stunning mountain views. The house is lovely, very comfortable and... More 

Thank GeeL590
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38 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love, love, love The Garden House. It is the one place in the world to which we always return when we are in dire need of R&R. The stress falls away as soon as you enter the beautiful garden to be greeted by Annette and/or one of the resident cats/dogs - all equally welcoming and friendly. The biggest decision you... More 

Thank lovingmyholidays
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit the Garden House annually or more often. This is the umpteenth time we have stayed there and it excels every time with its comfort and hospitality. The proof of how excellent it is is the sheer amount of repeat clients Annette and Barry achieve. Returning year on year by so many clients is the most accurate and flattering... More 

Thank LondonContributor
Wollongong, Australia
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39 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This has to have been the friendliest place we have stayed at during our six week holiday. Annette and Barry are wonderful hosts, and nothing is too much bother for them. The house is set in beautiful gardens, with spectacular mountain views, completed with adorable cats and dogs. It's within easy walking distance of the charming village centre of Franschhoek,... More 

Thank Sarah C
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Garden House for our honeymoon in September 2016. Annette and Barry were lovely hosts and made us feel very welcome from the outset. They gave us good recommendations on local restaurants and activities. The house itself is the particular highlight. It is decorated in a homely manner, that is sure to make you feel comfortable. The... More 

Thank majrocks
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65 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The accomodation is in a seperate cottage next to the main house. There is a large bedroom, with a very comfortable sitting area and a gorgeous bathroom, with underfloor heating. The gardens are lovely and we enjoyed breakfast in the courtyard, drinks on the veranda and lazed by the pool. The breakfast was lovely fresh juice and beautiful berries, croissants... More 

Thank Jandorothy
Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here during the Bastille Festival and it suited our needs perfectly. It is a short walk to the Wine tent. The full breakfast was nice and convenient. The rooms were not anything extravagant but were sweet and comfortable.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about The Garden House

Address: 29 De Wet Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: $85 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The separate cottage annex is full of character and brilliant!”
 of 5 bubbles brynsdad, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Small B&B - all rooms are gorgeous - just book early.”
 of 5 bubbles fwigeon, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms are awesome & spacious, but preference for outside one! It is like a home from home. You will definitely make a furry friend!”
 of 5 bubbles 911camerons, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Garden Courtyard Terrace”
 of 5 bubbles 747mrsa, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Annex is obviously bigger and more private but both the annex and main house bedroom are to the same very high standard and lovely”
 of 5 bubbles lt8182, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
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