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    Le Ballon Rouge

    7 Reservoir East Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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          USD 85*
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          Overview
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          • Average7%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
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          Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

          Fabulous guest house in the centre of Franschoek... Short walk to the town where there are lovely restaurants bars art galleries and shops... Very upmarket area with the surrounding wine estates... Lots to see and visit... Will go back again soon. Le Ballon Rouge has...More

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          Reviewed 18 March 2017

          This was an excellent place to stay in Franschoek. We didn't have a car so it's location was very convenient for us. We walked to dinner and even to some of the wineries close by. Our room, #8, was very nice, comfortable, and with lots...More

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          Reviewed 17 March 2017

          The Ballon Rouge was the first stop in our Wine and Wildlands tour organised and arranged by us from the UK. We were a party of 3 couples each staying in a different style room. All were very clean, comfortable and cool. We were made...More

          Thank Vicky S
          Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

          We visited Franschhoek with a particular view to experience many of the fabulous wineries that can be found in the beautiful valley in which the small town is situated. Le Ballon Rouge could not have been better located,with the wine tram stop less than 5...More

          Thank jpinewoods
          Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

          I would like to thank Jenny (manager) for being so helpful and understanding as I had to arrive a day late due to illness.The suite we had was spacious and traditionally furnished with large bathroom.The location could not be better close to all the restaurants...More

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          Plumwood Inn
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          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
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          • Breakfast included
          • Shuttle Bus Service
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          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
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          • Pool
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          • USD 83 - USD 266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 10
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          • Franschhoek
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          "We each stayed in a different level room but the suite we had on the first floor was huge and very..."
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          "Rooms in the inner yard is not facing the street - should be quieter (rooms 6-8)."
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          "The Owners' Suite is spacious and a real treat!"
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