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Mont Rochelle

Dassenberg Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 3000
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US$121.82*
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Full-Day Winelands Tour with Tastings from Cape Town
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  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
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“headed down” (2 reviews)
“wine tasting” (28 reviews)
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Dassenberg Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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+27 21 876 3000
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Reviewed March 7, 2016

Just spent two nights at Mont Rochelle and we were thrilled from beginning to end. We've moved onto Knysna now, which whilst beautiful, is not the same as Franchhoek or Mont Rochelle. Everything was just perfect... From the greeting upon arrival to the room and...More

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2016

Dear LondonMarkMike, Thank you so much for taking the time to share such a wonderful review us; safe to say we didn’t want you to leave either! We were absolutely delighted to hear that you were thrilled with your Mont Rochelle experience from beginning to...More

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Reviewed February 25, 2016

We stayed for 3 nights at Mont Rochelle and were very pleased with our experience. The estate is close to Franschoek but in a totally rural setting. The views from rooms , terraces and gardens are delightful. The propert is recently refurbished and the decor...More

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2016

Dear Mangerbien, We were absolutely delighted to read your recent review of Mont Rochelle and wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for sharing your experience with us. How wonderful that you were able to enjoy lunch in Country Kitchen as well as dinner...More

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Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

Went there on the wine tram. The setting is great with good views, but no one really wanted to carry out a tasting for us and the other guests. Service was very slow and slightly arrogant. I would skip this one next time.More

1  Thank Josef S
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2016

Dear Josef S, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us following your recent visit to Mont Rochelle on the wine tram. Whilst it was lovely to hear you enjoyed the setting and the views I was very sorry to hear...More

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Reviewed February 8, 2016

Visited via Train tram and the tasting was well carried out and interesting. The blended red with Mourvèdre and Shiraz being the best. However, the visit was marred. A young couple , on honeymoon, were sat opposite us . Simply having wine and and a...More

1  Thank Frances W
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2016

Dear Frances W, We were delighted to hear that you had visited us via the Train tram and that you thought the wine tasting was interesting and carried out well. Mourvèdre is one of our absolute favourites and we are so pleased to hear that...More

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Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

We only went to Mont Rochelle for the wine tasting therefore I cannot comment on the other offerings. The estate is stunning and the decor is lovely. The employee serving us couldn't tell us much about the different wines beyond what was written on the...More

Thank Ilb2289
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2016

Dear IzzyB01, Thank you for taking the time to share your valued feedback with us following your recent visit to Mont Rochelle. Whilst it was lovely to hear you thought the estate was stunning and your enjoyed the décor, I was most disappointed to read...More

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Reviewed October 28, 2015

We ate lunch and did a wine tasting at the estate, which was very delicious, though they did have a strange desire to feed everyone green beans, regardless of who asked for them, haha! The estate is in an absolutely stunning valley surrounded by gorgeous...More

Thank NeedToSeeItAll
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2015

Dear KRob147, Thank you so much for taking the time to share such kind comments with us. We were delighted that you joined us for lunch and wine tasting and thought the food and wine were delicious! We’re thrilled that you plan to return and...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2015

My husband and I love Franschoek and we're looking forward to our stay at Mont Rochelle. The location of the hotel is just superb, you have a panoramic view across the valley but are also not too far out of town should you want to...More

Thank Lara M
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2015

Dear Lara M, Thank you so much for taking the time to share such a lovely review with us. We were delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful stay with us, we certainly loved having you! We’re so glad you enjoyed the robes...More

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Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

We arrived after 4 days in Cape Town to what could only be described as breath taking. The views are amazing and the staff are so friendly and helpful. Free mini bar and great wifi... and if you get a chance take some time to...More

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2015

Thank you for your wonderful review of Mont Rochelle. We were blushing at your amazing comments and certainly agree that a spa treatment is the perfect indulgence whilst staying with us. We very much hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards, Dalené Claassens...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

This is not a straightforward review There is two on site restaurants, wine tasting and then there's the hotel - so we should really have four different options rather than the one that we have here. 1) Miko was closed on the Sunday when we...More

1  Thank Barry B
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont Rochelle, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2015

Dear Barry B, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review following your recent stay at Mont Rochelle. We do in fact have a Trip Advisor page for Miko and Country Kitchen but it’s great for our future guests to get...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2015

We were staying in Franschhoek for a week, visiting various wine estates and decided to take a look at Mont Rochelle. It was a bit disappointing really. Seemed a bit unkempt compared to the other beautiful wine estates in the local area. Not much in...More

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