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Maison d'Ail Guest House

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 26 March 2015

We were pleasantly surprised at the thoughtfulness of the owners (Clive and Jeanne Garlick, hence the name) regarding good quality amenities, bedding, towels, etc. We also enjoyed their dog, Zach. :-) The room is large and the breakfast quality and service (fresh baked croissants and apple turnovers) is great. The location is near the center of town, yet quiet and...

1Thank BillBoyd46
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Beautiful and calm place with the amazing mountains in the background and a short walk away from the centre of the little village of Franschhoek. Nice room and great breakfast. Loved it! There is definitely a provençal feel to it.

Thank CocotiersSA
Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

Such a wonderful stay here and they couldn't do enough for us. They made sure we had transport sorted for us gave us all the directions we needed for our onward journey. The guest house itself is absolutely beautiful and the surroundings are stunning. Best hot breakfast of all the guesthouses we stayed in! Thank you.

Thank wireless001
Weybridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2015

We had a wonderful stay here, a well equipped room and stunning views of the mountains. It's in a very peaceful location too. The only reason I haven't marked this as excellent is because the breakfast didn't have a large amount of choice and anything ordered that's cooked comes covered in chopped parsley, even toast! Also the staff didn't have...

Thank djgreen29
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2015

We stayed for a night at Maison d'ail and really enjoyed our stay. The room in incredibly comfortable, beautifully decorated and clean. And so is the rest of the house. The breakfast served by the pool was just perfect.

Thank Marion G
Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Found this guest house by searching the internet and so glad we chose it for our recent two night stay in Franschhoek. Conveniently situated just out of the center and in a quiet part of town, it offers excellent spacious modern accommodation with all the amenities you could ask for. An excellent breakfast is served on the veranda or in...

Thank MalkieM
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Thank you Clive and team, I booked this as a wedding gift for a honeymoon couple. The welcome was brilliant, the room was exquisite with windows on two sides, one overlooking the pool and a set of double doors leading to a balcony overlooking the wine lands and mountains beyond. Not on the main high street but on a road...

1Thank GlenMcMullen
Bordon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2015

We first stayed at Maison d'Ail in 2014 on reccomendation from a family member, we loved it so much we returned again in March 2015 and was as good as ever. We love everything about Maison d'Ail, the ambiance, décor, breakfast are wonderful. All rooms are great but we request room 1 on the ground floor, very spacious with a...

1Thank Kevin B
Köping, Västmanlands Län, Sweden
Reviewed 11 March 2015

This guest house is about 10-15 minutes walk from Franschoek main street. It is down hill to the center and up hill back. The guest house has a very nice view over the area, and the rooms have a very high standard, as well as the breakfast. Very nice staff that take care of you, and you can park your...

Thank Michael A
Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 10 March 2015

Very friendly owners. Located in a nice spot that is very quiet, with an amazing view of the mountains surrounding the area. Beautiful room that was very neat and clean. The breakfast was amazing! They also have a pool with sun loungers #WillDefinitelyStayThereAgain #Amazing #Maison d'Ail #CalmQuietBeautiful

Thank Kaalvoet_Klonkie

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape to the tranquility of this newly established guesthouse, Maison d’Ail, owned and run by the Garlick family. Nestled under the Franschhoek mountains, this guesthouse will enable you to relax and unwind in the most tranquil surroundings.Spend your days relaxing at our pool or step out onto the bustling streets of Franschhoek and enjoy top class cuisine and wine at one of the many restaurants and wine farms in the valley.Luxury...amazing views...peace and quiet...who could ask for more? ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maison d'Ail Guest House

Address: 77 Reservoir Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: $134 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Maison d'Ail Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“ask for the downstairs bedroom - fabulous”
 of 5 bubbles Serena1000, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 5 on the first floor has the view and terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles hedgehogHampshire, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I think all of the rooms in this hotel are equally attractive”
 of 5 bubbles teamrats, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a pool view room”
 of 5 bubbles 853robb, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the corner rooms for the best views of the mountains and vineyards”
 of 5 bubbles blue024, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
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