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Venice, Florida
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Visited La Residence in December 2015 with two other couples. We only spent two nights but we all wished it could have been longer. We were greeted at the entrance and made to feel immediately at home with glasses of wine and little bouquets of roses. The accomdations were beautiful, the view amazing and the breakfasts were great. We visited...

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at La Residence, responded to this review

Dear Antoinette U Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review about your stay at La Residence. We are so glad that you enjoyed visiting some of the award-winning wineries in the area. Franschhoek certainly has some fantastic wines on offer. We hope that you can stay longer on your next visit to the Cape Winelands and...

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We are lucky enough to have stayed in some of the best hotels across the world, but La Residence tops the lot for me. It is such a beautiful hotel with views to die for - no words will be enough to explain how spectacular this hotel is. The staff couldn't do enough, and the facilities and rooms are just...

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at La Residence, responded to this review

Dear IEatToLive Thank you for your beautiful review of your stay at La Residence in Franschhoek. We are delighted that you loved the setting of the hotel. Our team strives to give our guests a complete experience and a perfect stay and we will be sure to share your kind words with the entire team. We hope to welcome you...

London,England
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Read all the reviews below, i need to add nothing more about the property , it is truly stunning. The staff are all fantastic and really make the stay even more perfect. Stay here when you visit Franschhoek you will be not disappointed

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at La Residence, responded to this review

Dear Travelking997 Thank you for your short and sweet review of your stay at La Residence! It was a great pleasure having you stay with us and we hope to welcome you back to La Residence or one of the other Royal Portfolio properties in the near future! Kindest Regards Edward Morton General Manager | La Residence La Residence is...

New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 1 January 2016

In a city renowned for its natural beauty, vibrant culture as well as top notch food, wine and hospitality offerings, it's not easy to carve your place in its thriving scene. La Residence's answer was simply to do everything in a manor fit for a king... Upon arrival at this entrance to the property, each guest is greeted by every...

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at La Residence, responded to this review

Dear Gilbert O Your beautiful review of La Residence is much appreciated. We hope that all our guests feel like royalty when they stay with us! Thank you for your kind words about our team, we strive to give each and every guest a complete experience and a perfect stay. It was our pleasure having you stay at La Residence...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Where does one start to describe this magnificent property. Is it the exquisite views of the grape vines , mountains, peach trees or the property in general. Or is the magnificent furnichings through out the entire property. Or is it the staff that wants only to please you beyond anything that I have seen in Africa. Or the beautiful breakfast...

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at La Residence, responded to this review

Dear sealcoater, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review about your stay with us in Franschhoek. We are so glad that you loved the property and your room. The owner, Liz Biden, chooses all the beautiful pieces in each room herself. We are very much looking forward to welcoming you back to La Residence or any...

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2015

We've been visiting La Residence at least once every year since it opened in 2008. The tranquil setting and casual atmosphere blend perfectly with the splendour of the guest rooms and public areas. Congratulations to Edward for managing a superb team who always welcome us as old friends. The property has its own vineyards and the red wines are now...

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at La Residence, responded to this review

Dear Christopher R Thank you for your very kind words about La Residence. It was wonderful to welcome you back to your home in the Cape Winelands! We are looking forward to sharing our new wine vintages with you on your next visit. Kindest Regards Edward Morton General Manager | La Residence La Residence is a member of The Royal...

Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

I've been to La Residence 3 times for my birthdays for dinner and it is absolutely the pinnacle of luxury and the class. The absolute best place to dine in Cape Town. With amazing Executive chefs catering to your every need and even willing to change the menu and cook you anything you want. I would give it 6 stars...

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at La Residence, responded to this review

Dear HerschelleMentoor Thank you for your generous ‘six star’ rating of La Residence! We are delighted that you had a wonderful dinner - we will be sure to pass on your compliments to the chefs and the entire team and we look forward to seeing you again for your next visit! Kindest regards Edward Morton General Manager | La Residence...

Sherman, Connecticut
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Our first few minutes of arrival at La Residence gave it all away. In a broad valley of spectacular beauty we drove through manicured grounds complete with springboks in their own pasture and pulled up to a golden Tuscan villa. On the doorstep we found a welcoming committee assembled to make us feel immediately at home. As a few finishing...

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at La Residence, responded to this review

Dear fussydame Thank you for your kind words about La Residence after your recent stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed exploring the hotel and grounds and we look forward to welcoming you back to La Residence or any of The Royal Portfolio properties for another relaxing and hopefully extended stay! Kindest regards Edward Morton General Manager | La Residence...

San Clemente, California
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Located in The heart of the winelands, this jewel is a must! The beauty of the peacocks is surpassed by the incredible manicured grounds, situated in a large vineyard where the architecture simply completes this picture. Edward, your host, is warm, charming, and attentive, and will not miss a detail to make your stay memorable. The staff, always smiling, will...

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Dear RobertS Thank you very much for your beautiful review of La Residence. We have conveyed your kind words to the team who are absolutely delighted. We hope to welcome you back to La Residence or one of the other Royal Portfolio properties in the not too distant future. Kind regards Edward Morton General Manager | La Residence La Residence...

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 15 October 2015

La Residence was hands down the most amazing,luxurious, romantic place we have ever stayed. From the moment we arrived, greeted with flowers and a cozy fireside table for lunch, then escorted to our luxurious jaw dropping suite- I felt like Cinderella . The entire staff is wonderful, always thinking ahead and foreseeing every possible thing we could want. From a...

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Dear LDP1 Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review about your stay at La Residence! Your kind words about our staff will be shared with the whole team. We hope to welcome you back to La Residence or one of the other Royal Portfolio properties in the near future. Kindest regards Edward Morton General Manager |...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Residence is in a class of its own. Located in the beautiful Franschhoek valley, where the exquisite vineyards and mountains form a picture perfect backdrop, La Residence provides a haven of luxurious accommodation, fine dining and an all-round sensory indulgence. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Residence

Address: Elandskloof Private Road | Elandskloof Farm, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: $998 - $2,529 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — La Residence 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
La Residence Franschhoek
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Franschhoek
#2 Family Hotel in Franschhoek
#3 Romantic Hotel in Franschhoek
#4 Business Hotel in Franschhoek
#5 Luxury Hotel in Franschhoek
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