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The Garden House

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Cape Town, South Africa
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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Reviewed 20 June 2016

Barry and Annette are the perfect hosts. We have been twice and already planning a third visit. The rooms (both in and out) are fabulous. Their local knowledge is brilliant, their hospitality cannot be faltered and the additional furry friends we made are amazing. We will never stay any where else when we are in this part of the Western...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Our stay at The Garden House was a highlight of our trip to South Africa. As many have said, the location is gorgeous and the accommodations are beyond comfortable- spacious room, luxurious bathroom, comfy bed and delicious breakfast. Barry and Annette were warm and welcoming, immensely knowledgeable about the area and helpful throughout our stay. Benji, Lizzie, Marmaduke, and the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

A truly wonderful place. Annette & Barry are the most hospitable hosts who end up being dear friends. Everything is to the highest quality and standard. Tastefully decorated. The garden is charming and the pool enticing. Perfectly located with private parking. Friendly and helpful staff. The animals are full of character, friendly and welcoming. I cant wait to return.

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Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Annette and Barry were fantastic hosts and made us feel like we were a part of their family. Our plans for the arrival date changed and we arrived a day earlier than expected. They welcomed us with open arms. Staying with Annette and Barry was one of the best travel experiences we've ever had. We cannot recommend a stay at...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 3 May 2016

After 16 great days in SA,we were really looking forward to the 2 nights in the Garden House. A very ,very warm welcome from Annette and Barry gave us this homecoming feeling. It was the third stay in their house and it is still an unforgettable highlight. A welcome beer and before dinner the top ten gin tonic.. Annette's breakfast...

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London
Reviewed 26 April 2016

What can we say that hasn't already been said? Beautiful house, lovely accommodation, great location, fabulous breakfast, we could go on but what really makes the Garden House special is the wonderful hospitality you receive from Annette and Barry (and of course Benjy, Lizzie and Marmaduke) - we stayed for three nights and left feeling as though we were saying...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We loved everything about the Garden House. The cottage is really spacious with a wonderful bathroom (heating floor system, so comfortable!) The breakfast was delicious and very generous and we understood it s only their winter breakfast!! We have to come back for the full summer one!! And most importantly Annette and Barry were extremely friendly and helpful! Despite the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We were recommended to stay here by friends,and what a fantastic recommendation! From the moment we arrived we were made to feel welcome. Our suite in the garden courtyard was delightful, the bathroom magnificent and the views breathe taking. Evening drinks on the terrace such fun, full of laughter and memories to hold! Breakfast was amazing, especially all the fruits...

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Leon, Nicaragua
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Absolutely beautiful and interesting house - arty, interesting culturally, beautiful garden, pool big enough for lengths, lovely decoration - all excellent Breakfast - 100% the best I have ever had on any holiday. Fresh fruit juices, fresh breads and croissants, cheese, meats, home made jam, great coffee. Perfect on the garden terrace Hosts - warm, welcoming, real characters, perfect blend...

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  • Pool
  • 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
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking

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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The Garden House Hotel Franschhoek
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“Small B&B - all rooms are gorgeous - just book early.”
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“Both rooms are awesome & spacious, but preference for outside one! It is like a home from home. You will definitely make a furry friend!”
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“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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