Franschhoek Country House & Villas

An Exclusive Boutique Hotel in the Heart of Franschhoek

Franschhoek Country House & Villas

Franschhoek Country House & Villas offers an exceptionally luxurious experience for those who visit the vibrant culinary hub of Franschhoek, where you’ll find endless enjoyments for body, mind, and soul.

The town of Franschhoek started out as a tiny French settlement over 300 years ago and retains much of this charm today. It’s abuzz with art galleries, restaurants, cafes, antique stores, and craft shops, while the surrounding areas offer a wealth of outdoor amusements and countless wine-related experiences.

The Franschhoek Country House & Villas property has developed over 25 years from what was once a humble B&B establishment into a five-star hotel. Today, the establishment offers the highest level of bespoke services and exquisite attention to detail.

In keeping with Franschhoek’s long history of French influences, the hotel displays a singularly European flair without being pretentious, whisking guests away to another world, where excellence is a way of life.

Here, in the care of dedicated, experienced staff, you’ll enjoy world-class service in a supremely charming, peaceful environment that embodies the very best that Franschhoek has to offer.

From the courteous, personalised service to carefully crafted meals served up at the onsite Monneaux restaurant, Franschhoek Country House & Villas provides the perfect introduction to South Africa’s premier food and wine destination.


Famous for fine food, award-winning wines and wonderful culinary activities, Franschhoek is rightfully known as the food and wine capital of South Africa.

Located just 45 minutes’ drive from Cape Town International Airport, this small village has a lovely verdant aspect, thanks to thriving vineyards set against a backdrop of towering mountains.

This central location makes it the ideal place for day trips to Cape Town, Stellenbosch, and Paarl. Franschhoek offers a delightful range of outdoor activities, wine-tasting opportunities, and even a charming vintage car museum.

At the heart of this magnificence, you’ll find Franschhoek Country House & Villas, secluded just 1km outside the village.

Accommodation Options​

Franschhoek Country House boasts lush, manicured gardens to ensure guests experience optimum enjoyment both inside and outside its walls.

The main house incorporates 6 standard and 5 luxury rooms, with 2 garden cottages, and 12 villa suites nearby.

Each of these is set up to optimise the comfort and enjoyment of guests, offering wonderful views over the greenery. Most of the rooms have private balconies and they all feature a range of unique, charming, and high-end furnishings to ensure your stay is something special.

Despite the grandeur of your surroundings, you’ll enjoy a relaxed country vibe, in keeping with the welcoming hospitality and laid-back atmosphere of Franschhoek itself.

Mealtimes at the Monneaux Restaurant are a culinary adventure prepared by acclaimed and inventive chefs to ensure you enjoy the full breadth of the Franschhoek food experience.


Franschhoek Country House prides itself on celebrating nature in all its glory. The lush gardens and mature trees ensure a healthy environment for small animals and abundant birds, including a pair of nesting owls.

Not only does this help reduce the carbon footprint of this responsibly run establishment, but it also encourages care for the environment amongst all who visit here.

This bespoke boutique hotel is intimately involved in promoting the culture and heritage of Franschhoek, carefully cultivated by their employees who all hail from the village nearby.

Meals served at the restaurant epitomise responsibly-sourced and sustainable local produce, carefully selected according to the season.

Guests can rest assured that the owners and management of Franschhoek Country House & Villas are committed to eco-friendly solutions in all their endeavours.

Room Types

Standard Rooms
The standard rooms hold a convenient and central position in the original 1890 manor house and have been completely refurbished to suit the discerning tastes of modern-day travellers.

Each of these carefully decorated and equipped rooms accommodates two people and offer quick access to the communal areas of the house.

Luxury Rooms
The Luxury Rooms at Franschhoek Country House & Villas are situated a little way from the manor house and feature glorious views over the lavender gardens and fountains.

Here you’ll enjoy a few extra comforts and privacy as well as convenient access to the onsite restaurant, wellness centre, and sparkling swimming pools.

Garden Cottages
The double-storey semi-detached cottages are ideal for families with small children. Each one enjoys a private garden, a double bed downstairs and a fold-out bed in the lounge upstairs.

Each one of these beautifully designed rooms boasts restful, scenic views of the gardens with the lovely Franschhoek Mountains in the distance.

Villa Suites
These could very well be the best suites available in the winelands, offering 100 m2 of space and opulent finishing touches.

A stay in these luxurious villas offers discerning guests outstanding luxury in a relaxed country setting and the ultimate in comfort for two people thanks to a host of extra features.

Local Attractions

You will never run out of things to do during a stay at Franschhoek Country House & Villas. From here you’ve got easy access to all the best that the winelands provide plus excellent onsite features.

The in-house spa caters to every indulgence, while the Monneaux restaurant is known across the country for its outstanding meals.

Further afield, you'll find many opportunities to experience active adventures like hiking, horse riding, and mountain biking as well as wine pairing and vineyard tours.