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Rockanje, The Netherlands
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35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time and super experience in this uniquely situated small luxury hotel. Excellent rooms, very good facilities, delicious food and wines and very friendly and helpful personnel make it to an unforgettable stay.

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Pianezzo, Switzerland
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36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every suite has another theme. The furniture, the art collection, the situation of this hotel is just wonderful. From the very first moment when you arrive, you really feel that the staff are all trained to spoil their guests and they really love to do it. You always get a smile from every single member of the staff and you... More 

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Miami
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Residence might just be the most amazing place we've ever stayed & we travel the world in style. The staff is amazing and each room is huge & unique. The food is better than possible any restaurant in the Winelands with the exception of DeGraff and the grounds surrounding the property are beautiful. 3 couples recently stayed here just... More 

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London
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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fantastic place. So tranquil and beautiful overlooking the vineyards and just on the edge of the town. Fantastic pool. We borrowed some bikes and cycled around - great fun. The staff are so welcoming, the rooms fantastic and the bathrooms very large and well kitted out. We would certainly go back. The only minor annoyance was staff outside... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The property is elegant and so welcoming. The views are spectacular, the food yummy and the rooms sumptuous. However, having been fortunate to have visited many "5 star" hotels, I've learned that the devil is in the details. La Residence overlooks no details. We found everything absolutely perfect. What puts this place in the top tier is the service. Everyone... More 

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Thank orthochick1234
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34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Nestled in the Franschoek Valley, La Residence is a must for the discerning traveller. It is surrounded by vineyards and mountains providing ultimate tranquility. The rooms & bathrooms are spectacular, tastefully decorated to extreme comfort. Great food & wine. One cannot fault this establishment, its friendly & attentative staff and the location. In my opinion, they deserve 10 stars. Wickedly... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

La Residence was a beautiful property with rooms overlooking the pool, an outdoor terrace to achieve the same view while dining, and an infinity pool. They have their own rose gardens, pond with a black swan, and local group of peacocks that do their best to show you who's in charge there. The food is excellent, the staff makes sure... More 

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at La Residence, responded to this review

Dear Ro_Cic_Brooklyn Thank you for your kind review of La Residence. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and will pass on your comments to our team. We hope to welcome you back to La Residence or one of the other Royal Portfolio properties in the not too distant future. Kind regards Andrew Rosettenstein General Manager |... More 

Leuven, Belgium
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51 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This hotel and its features are well described by others. It really deserves a 5 star rating. There are some points though which need attention. We stayed four nights. We had a fruit basket upon arrival and the fruit basked was not re-filled. After two days the fruit was gone and that was the end of it. We had a... More 

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at La Residence, responded to this review

Dear patvh Thank you for your generous review of your recent stay with us. And thank you for the constructive feedback - you have raised some very valid points in your review which we have addressed with our team. This is certainly not the standard that we strive for at La Residence. Thank you for staying with us and I... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This remains one of our favourite hotels that we absolutely adore coming back to over and over again. It has all the ingredients for the perfect retreat, good food, amazing setting, and fantastic, friendly and attentive staff. Thank you La Residence, we love you!

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at La Residence, responded to this review

Dear RossLevin Thank you for your wonderful review of La Residence. We really appreciate your generous comments and will certainly share them with the team. We look forward to welcoming you back to your home in Franschhoek very soon. With kind regards Andrew Rosettenstein General Manager | La Residence La Residence is a member of The Royal Portfolio More 

London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing, I've stayed in some top hotels around the world, but this is special. We stayed in a villa suite 1, a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom with its own lounge, dining area, kitchen , out door patio and pool. The pool was a little cold. The villa suites have access there own lounge and dining area where... More 

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at La Residence, responded to this review

Dear TheEleys Thank you very much for your recent review of your stay with us at La Residence. Our Vineyard Suites are very special, and I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed them so much. We look forward to welcoming you back to La Residence in the not too distant future and if you fancy that sandy paradise, you... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Residence is in a class of its own. Located in the beautiful Franschhoek valley, where the exquisite vineyards and mountains form a picture perfect backdrop, La Residence provides a haven of luxurious accommodation, fine dining and an all-round sensory indulgence. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Residence

Address: Elandskloof Private Road | Elandskloof Farm, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: $1,201 - $2,801 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — La Residence 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
La Residence Franschhoek
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Franschhoek
#2 Family Hotel in Franschhoek
#3 Romantic Hotel in Franschhoek
#4 Luxury Hotel in Franschhoek
#4 Business Hotel in Franschhoek
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“Each room is unique & enormous. You can't go wrong in any of them.”
 of 5 bubbles mickester, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we took a tour of most of the rooms---they are all jaw-dropping wonderful”
 of 5 bubbles orthochick1234, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The vinyard suites have small yards with more room and better views of the vineyard”
  • Our vinyard suite. LOVELY
  • From the back yard
 of 5 bubbles Tamigaga, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Every room unique and family facilities are available to suit any taste.”
 of 5 bubbles BerteL_13, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I don't think the larger suites are worth the price difference”
 of 5 bubbles LeifR_13, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
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