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Avondrood Guest House

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Enjoy warm hospitality in this charming 4-star luxury Victorian Cape-Dutch style house built in 1870, facing the breathtaking mountains and located in the village of Franschhoek. In less than 2 minutes walk you’re in the village center of Franschhoek, with all their lovely restaurants and art & craft shops. Beautiful lush 2000 square meter garden with swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Stylish, spacious air-conditioned bedrooms with king size bed (extra length), Wi-Fi, LCD-TV, iPod docking system, alarm clock, radio. En suite bathrooms with rain shower, Victorian baths and personalized beauty care range. Enjoy home-made pastries and freshly high quality coffee during a leisurely and extensive breakfast on the terrace or indoors. Soak up the sun at the pool, or unwind in one of the cosy corners of the garden. Picnic hampers available on request. Secure off street parking. Children are welcome.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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We stayed 2 nights here and from the minute we arrived we felt right at home. We were greeted by Jason who was friendly and offered help with ordering taxis and making recommendations (and booking) restaurants for us. The whole place is stunning - from its rustic lounge area
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La Fontaine and Avondrood are both brilliant. Kim at La Fontaine was really helpful and Justin is a great host. First class accommodation, fantastic breakfast and really good recommendations about where to visit. Good location close to Village Centre but quiet location. La Motte
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Spent a night here as part of our mini tour of SA and wished we had stayed longer. The Bedrooms and social rooms are all lovely and finished in boutique hotel styling. The hotel is nice and quiet whilst still being located only a short walk from the town centre. The manager
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Response from oystercollection, Owner at Avondrood Guest House
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your Avondrood experience. We hope to welcome you back again someday! Kind regards, Justin & The Team
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Excellent 3 night stay in Franschhoek. Avondrood is perfectly located for the main street in town and is close to good restaurants, cafes and shops...in fact the ideal location as you could be on the main street in 2 minutes and yet at night time it was perfect peace and
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Response from oystercollection, Owner at Avondrood Guest House
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review and we are very pleased that you have had an enjoyable stay with us! We are truly spoiled here with our artisan foods such as our local bakery, delivering fresh breads to our doorstep every morning! We do hope to welcome you back again someday. Kind regards, Justin & The Team
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Thanks so much to Justin and his team for making our stay so memorable.The quality of your personal service and accommodation is first class.We have stayed in Franschoek many times but have never felt as comfortable and welcome as we did at Avondrood.When we book our Cape break
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Response from oystercollection, Owner at Avondrood Guest House
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Guest, What a pleasure it was to host you and we would love to welcome you back again next year! Kind regards, Justin & The Team
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Are there bikes available for guests to use?
Good morning and thank you for your enquiry. There are bikes for hire just around the corner from us. We can assist you with some nice cycling routes upon your arrival. Kind regards, Justin
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Hello, is Franschhoek and your Guest House impacted by the water shortages?
Hi We were asked to take showers and not baths but pool was useable - so hardly no notice. Sarah
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Bonjour, Quelles sont les chambres avec vue jardin sans l'inconvénient du passage Merci
Dear Guest, One of our Luxury Suites has its own private garden. It's called the Garden Room. Please do let us know if you wish to make a reservation. Kind regards, Justin
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"Ground floor room onto the garden was lovely."
"Ground floor rooms are best location."
"All rooms were single story with a private patio area outside. Our room was furthest away from the main house."
"The rouge room overlooking the pool"
"Winelands was a lovely room, we've stayed in this room twice now!"
US$162 - US$347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaWestern CapeFranschhoek
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