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Mont Rochelle

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Mont Rochelle is Sir Richard Branson's stunning 26-bedroom hotel and vineyard just under an hour's drive from Cape Town in the town of Franschhoek in South Africa. Having undergone an extensive refurbishment, Mont Rochelle now boasts a brand new spa with a Hammam, a heated pool, 26 beautifully refurbished bedrooms and two new restaurants.
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Property amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Wheelchair Access
Spa
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Sauna
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Room features
Suites
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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HOTEL STYLE
Mountain View
Great View
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Special Offer:Romance offer
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Words can not describe how wonderful this hotel is... I wish I was able to score higher. This place in such a beautiful setting that even if you can stay here, you must come up for a drink, bite to eat, swim, gym, game of...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time both in S.Africa and Franschhoek and from the moment you arrive at the hotel you know you are somewhere very special. The view is nothing short of spectacular and one we never tired of whether it was from the pool...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Simon22London
Response from VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont RochelleResponded 4 days ago

Dear Simon22London, We were so pleased to welcome you to our little corner of South Africa, and we couldn’t have been happier to hear how much you enjoyed the experience. It’s a pleasure to share those stunning mountain views with our guests and I have...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our second visit here, what a wonderful place. To be greeted with “ come on in, you’re part of the family” is heartwarming and very special. Our room was beautiful with everything you could possibly need. Sitting in your own balcony looking out at the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Caz293
Response from VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont RochelleResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Caz293, It’s always a pleasure to welcome old friends back to our ‘corner of heaven’ and you really are a part of the family! Maybe we are biased but we have to agree that there’s no better way to enjoy an afternoon than enjoying...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very special experience. My wife and I had 3 nights here, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Firstly, it's an impressive looking drive up to the main building. You feel you are decompressing as you make the drive up. We were met as old friends, even...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Paul E R
Response from VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont RochelleResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Paul E R, It was a true pleasure to welcome you and your wife to Mont Rochelle and the whole team really enjoyed reading your review, so we wanted to say thank you for sharing it. It particularly made us smile when we heard...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a fabulous dinner at sunset at Miko restaurant. The view was stunning. Dinner was beautifully presented and delicious. The chocolate fondant dessert was the best. Impeccable service from our waitress, Tabitha!More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Pamela528
Response from VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont RochelleResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Pamela528, Thank you for sharing such a great review, we loved hearing how much you enjoyed your dinner with us and that you thought your chocolate fondant was ‘the best’! Tabitha really enjoyed looking after you and wanted to say thank you for your...More

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CGriffiths
31 August 2018|
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Response from VirginLimitedEdition | Property representative |
Hello CGriffiths, Thank you so much for getting in touch, we are delighted to hear that you and your family are thinking of paying us a visit. Although Franschhoek is known for its wine, there’s plenty of other things to... More
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adw
6 September 2017|
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Hello adw, It's wonderful to hear from you. We're very much looking forward to welcoming you in October and helping you celebrate such a fantastic occasion. Would you mind please reaching out to our reservations team who... More
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Tonya M
25 February 2017|
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Dear Tonya M, Thanks so much for your question, we are really looking forward to welcoming you in April! We were delighted to hear that you'll be playing a spot of tennis while you're with us and you can rest assured that... More
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"We were in room 27 on the lowere floor which had stunning views"
507pauler
3 weeks ago
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"All rooms are good but the Cabernet Room we had was beautiful with wonderful views"
drtprees2018
3 weeks ago
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"Pinotage Suite"
jeffjames9999
4 weeks ago
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"Ask for one of the rooms in the lower annex with views over the valley"
RobinD814
7 Oct. 2018
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PRICE RANGE
USD 373 - USD 911 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
mont rochelle franschhoekhotel mont rochelle
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
La Couronne Hotel
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeFranschhoek
NUMBER OF ROOMS
26
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