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Grande Roche Hotel

TripAdvisorUS$195*
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#2 of 14 Hotels in Paarl
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Our stay at the Grand Rouche Hotel was a last minute decision before leaving for our vacation in South Africa. This small hotel is amazing in the service they provide, the accommodation standard, the food served and not of course forgetting the location and the view across the wine yard and mountain range in the distance. From the excellent breakfast...

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GrandeRocheHotel, Manager at Grande Roche Hotel, responded to this review

Dear OilandGas_13 We were so pleased upon receiving your review of the Grande Roche Hotel. Glad that see that your last minute decision to stay with us paid off at the end. It seems that you had a chance to enjoy the full five star experience. We apologize for the electricity troubles. We trust that you left the Winelands with...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Such an amazing place! From the moment you drive though the gate you can tell you are in a secluded haven! We have stayed here twice now and the whole place is faultless! All the rooms are wonderful, with breathtaking views. The breakfasts served on the terrace are a treat!! The pools, service, food are all 5 star! A truly...

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GrandeRocheHotel, Manager at Grande Roche Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sarahkhannaford We are so pleased that you returned to us once again. Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. We are very glad that we could make your time in SA memorable. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind regards The Grande Roche management team

Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We were lucky to experience 5 star luxury at an hotel in the heart of Paarl. From the moment we arrived until we left the staff were, without exception, polite and greeted you with a smile and good morning/afternoon/evening. The suite was huge and consisted of a bedroom (with a king size bed and firm mattress) a his and hers...

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GrandeRocheHotel, Manager at Grande Roche Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andrew P Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at the Grande Roche Hotel. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and had a chance to experience peaceful Franschhoek. It is our passion that our guests leave the Winelands with forever positive memories. Your constructive criticism is much appreciated with regards...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 16 February 2016

The staff at Grande Roche couldn't have been better - friendly helpful and lots of smiles. The views from the restaurant and breakfast terrace are beautiful - hard to believe you are so close to a city.

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GrandeRocheHotel, Manager at Grande Roche Hotel, responded to this review

Dear csalte_380594, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at the Grande Roche hotel & Bosman's restaurant. We are so pleased that you were impressed with our staff. We will pass onto them your feedback. We hope to welcome you back again soon in the near future. Kind Regards The Grande Roche management team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We had an excellent stay at the Grande Roche Hotel. The staff were very helpful, the food was very good and we would definitely recommend it. Having dinner on the terrace in the evening was particularly good. It was a nice experience to stay among the vineyards and the well tended gardens, watch out for the peacocks!

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GrandeRocheHotel, Manager at Grande Roche Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ashworth2016 We were so delighted to read that you had a relaxing evening with us at Bosman's restaurant. We take pride in the food we serve and we are very fortunate to be able to enjoy the view and surroundings on a daily basis. May you return to us in the future and enjoy the full experience again. Kind...

Harpenden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 4 nights and were very pleased with the hotel. The hotel itself is a beautiful building, but more importantly It has a lovely warm atmosphere and very friendly and helpful staff. The food was excellent, and they had an extensive selection of local wines with a good sommelier team to tell us all about them. Only negatives...

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GrandeRocheHotel, Manager at Grande Roche Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lily F Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at the Grande Roche Hotel. We would like to apologize for the water issue during your stay, but we hope that you have more happy memories than negative ones. We are pleased that you would recommend Bosman's restaurant as well as the Grande Roche Hotel. We...

Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We had a 2 night stay booked at the hotel at peak season. The premises are as wonderful as they have ever been - hotel bungalows in the old cape style in the middle of a wine yard. The inside of the rooms (we saw two) are decorated nicely but in need of maintenance. The food in Bosman's restaurant (both...

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GrandeRocheHotel, Manager at Grande Roche Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hardy K We were so delighted to read that you had a lovely experience with us at Bosman's restaurant. We take pride in the food we serve and we are very fortunate to be able to enjoy the view and surroundings on a daily basis. We are most disappointed that we failed to impress you with our accommodation. Your...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 January 2016

First class service with a local flair. Staff all well trained, concentrating on even small aspects of attention and details. The restuarant manager involves herself in every detail of the running. This lovely lady even remembers what what ordered at each meal! Her staff cannot but follow her efficient footsteps. The location is central to Paarl, in amongst vines, under...

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Dear Catherine C Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at the Grande Roche Hotel. We are very fortunate to be able to enjoy the view and surroundings on a daily basis. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and had a chance to experience peaceful Paarl. It is our passion that...

Reading, England
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Absolutely loved the location, the food, the hotel, the friendly and helpful staff and our wonderful suite on the outskirts of Paarl. Only reservation was the repeated questioning as to whether we were going to dine in the restaurant, almost as if there was a prize for the staff member that booked us a table. Could have understood it if...

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GrandeRocheHotel, Manager at Grande Roche Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SFED Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at the Grande Roche Hotel. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and had a chance to experience peaceful Paarl. Your constructive criticism is much appreciated and we will use it to implement the necessary policies. It is our passion that our guest...

Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Fantastic location, very friendly people, excellent food at Bosman restaurant, rooms are fine but need some more lighter and friendly colours, minibar fridge was not working (in all rooms) which is unacceptable for a ***** star hotel despite the excuse which was given

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Dear maldag_480152 We were so delighted to read that you had a lovely experience with us at Bosman's restaurant. We take pride in the food we serve and we are very fortunate to be able to enjoy the view and surroundings on a daily basis. We are most disappointed that we failed to impress you with our accommodation. Your constructive...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Grande Roche, celebrated international hotel, famous for its exquisite location in the heart of the beautiful Cape Winelands as well as for its luxurious, cosmopolitan accommodation, award-winning cuisine and matchless service and hospitality. The immaculately restored Cape Dutch homestead at Grande Roche dates back to the 18th century, and offers guests a variety of sumptuous accommodation which include 35 luxury suites. The Banqueting Venue with an open-air amphitheater sits on the upper slopes of the estates, in the midst of vineyards and plum orchards, with a backdrop of Paarl Rock. Whether it's an international conference, a board meeting, cutting-edge product launch or high-profile company summit, The Grande Roche will take care of your needs... we know it is the little details that matter. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grande Roche Hotel

Address: Plantasie Street, Paarl 7646, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Paarl
Price Range: $259 - $464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Grande Roche Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 35
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Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Paarl
#4 Romantic Hotel in Paarl
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“Terras suite was spacious and very comfortable.”
reinierborghols, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Specify a renovated room.”
  • Paint drips everywhere.
  • Lampshade seen better days, £350 a night!!!!!
  • Shower floor tiles, yuk!
  • Workmanship in bathroom
R4675BKkarenh, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“terrace suite or garden suite”
CorinnaS137, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request a view!”
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“Ask about the old stable room with the second floor sun deck.”
bytowntraveler, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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