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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is place ist both, magical and comfortable at the same time. Having a view from the mountain overlooking Franschhoek and being spoiled with a pool and of course with the best staff you will find. Cecilia and her team will do everything to make your stay great. Wonderfull rooms, a great pool, daybeds and indredible breakfast!! It´s a must!

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Aschheim, Germany
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We loved this place! Cecilia and her team make you feel really welcome and at home. A maximum of 10 guests share this Lodge inmidst Chamonix wineyards with excellent views into Franschhoek Valley. Large pool, shady terrace, nice rooms with comfortable beds, good and plentyful breakfast. It all felt exclusive, but not overstyled and absolutely is worth the money. The...

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Torgau, Germany
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We were in this Lodge before, and came back. The high expectations we had from the first visit were not disapointed! The wonderful house, the magnificant view from room and pool and especially the extremly helpful and friendly staff (Thanks again to Cecilia!) made the second stay as great as the first one. The fresh flowers on the bed, the...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We came back to Elephant lodge because we had discovered it 5 years ago. That large and very comfortable house in the vineyards offers quieteness, and makes you feel at home as soon as you arrive. Cecilia is very helpful and all members of the team are equally kind. There is a honesty bar. You can take a bottle of...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This is a beautiful hotel on a hill overlooking Franschhoek and with wonderful views of the valley. The hotel has large rooms and is to a high standard. Breakfast is plentiful and tasty. I would give 5 stars, but I wasn't a fan of the Elephant Tusks in the main foyer. I don't even know if they were real to...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Fabulous view from the pool and breakfast terrace, totally relaxing and uncomplicated, very nice interior, high standard service and breakfast on all ten days of my holiday. The only disadvantage, but this can also be seen as an advantage, is the location just outside of walking distance to downtown Franschhoek.

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Taunton
Reviewed 6 November 2016

can't beat this B&b B for the fabulous setting & incredible service from Cecilia and her team. What a wonderful welcome! The breakfast was huge and beautifully set out. We booked all 3 available B&B rooms for our party of 6 and it felt like we 'lived' at Elephant Lodge for the 3 days we were there. My daughter's wedding...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 15 October 2016

A little"Château" in the mountains , franschhoek- pass in the back. The rooms are large, wonderfully furnitured, floor heated - which we appreciated in colder days! Staff is descreet and friendly , but not arrogant at all! We loved the nice and warm chat for breakfast with Cecilia .

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We found a gem ! Little has been said about this delightful friendly stay-over. We were given a lovely welcome by Cecelia and made to feel at home. The Lodge is great, the room we had was spacious and spotless. The Breakfast on the Patio was just great. Certainly gets our recommendation for a quiet getaway.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Stayed in April 2016 for a couple of nights. Cecilia and her team are the cherry that makes the cake perfect. Great hosts, fantastic service and a truly magnificent venue. The rooms are spacious, modern, clean and just what one needs for a perfect getaway. Once seen, the view from the pool deck will never be forgotten. Breakfast on the...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perched on a mountain slope and blessed with unsurpassed views of the Franschhoek valley and mountain ranges, this spectacular Cape Dutch style residence is situated on 5.7 hectares of some of the finest vinyards in Franschhoek. Comprising five double bedrooms, all en-suite, as well as outside swimming pool and terrace with stunning views all round, this luxury residence is perfectly located for experiencing the very best the Western Cape has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elephant Lodge

Address: Chamonix Farm | Near Uitkyk Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: $254 - $283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Front Rooms overlooking the valley are wonderful. We had one !”
 of 5 bubbles BrianA787, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Any room is perfect, but the two on the outside of the building afford slightly more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles NealeA, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“Poolside room”
 of 5 bubbles hipnhappy, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I'd recommend one of the poolside rooms to make the most of the views”
 of 5 bubbles svoloch, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are well equipped with lovely views apart from the smallest room.”
 of 5 bubbles Fairlie, 10 Feb 2015 | Read review
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