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The Hague
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

What a place! What a service! Beautiful house surrounded by vineyards and mountains. Great place to relax and enjoy good wine. Close to Franschhoek and its lovely city center. You also have a nice restaurant on the property so you can taste the wine and walk back to your room :-)

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HoldenManz, Manager at Holden Manz Country House, responded to this review

Dear Herve160, Thank you for your glowing review and wonderful comments. We are really privileged to be surrounded by such natural beauty and gorgeous views in all directions! I am happy you enjoyed your stay with us and I hope to welcome you back! Best, Eneil Viljoen

Espoo, Finland
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Lovely place, stylish everywhere. Nice breakfast, you can order from the menu what you wish. We had dinner at the restaurant - enjoyed that as well. Can warmly recommend this place, and their Big G wine is really good! TIP: we went horse-back riding 5 min from this place in stable called Paradise Stable. 1-hour ride was 250ZAR.

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HoldenManz, Manager at Holden Manz Country House, responded to this review

Dear Espoo_FinlandMeri, Thank you for your fantastic review. I am happy to hear you enjoyed our Estate with all its offerings and also all the nearby attractions and activities. We look forward to welcoming you back! Kind regards, Eneil Viljoen

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Franschhoek is only a small town, with some great restaurants, but it is a great base to stay for 2-3 nights to explore the area. This place is just idyllic, the setting could not be more perfect and the House is just manicured to perfection. There are only 5 rooms but everything is just a piece of art, and as...

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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

From entering the gate, greeted by the security guard to being invited into the country house this place is so far the most relaxing, surprising and beautifully located country house we have ever visited. Highest recommended for sure!

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I don't have a lot of words for Holden Manz but I can definitely recommend it - you will have a great time staying here. We have found Holden Manz one of the best hotels we have ever been to. Everything from check-in to check-out was perfect: great treatment from the management, excellent and very elegant and comfortable rooms (awesome...

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HoldenManz, Manager at Holden Manz Country House, responded to this review

Dear Giacomo P, Thank you for your beautiful review of your recent stay at Holden Manz. We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and had such a memorable experience. We are looking forward to welcoming you back for a second visit soon. Best wishes, Eneil Viljoen Country House Manager

Guadalajara, Mexico
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We stayd 2 nights during our honeymoon, everything was perfect. The place is stunning, the house, the rooms, the lake, the vinyards, and the views of the Fransshoek Mountains! Plus you get a free wine tasting of all the wines they make.

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HoldenManz, Manager at Holden Manz Country House, responded to this review

Dear 09LCM, Thank you very much for your positive review and for sharing your experience with fellow travellers! We hope to welcome you back for an anniversary one day... Best wishes, Eneil Viljoen

County Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 19 June 2016

So having decided that we wanted to have our wedding in Cape Town we booked flights and off we went on a mission to find a venue! After spending a night in Cape Town we arrived in Franschhoek to check into Holden manz which we were using as a base during our hunt for a venue. So after visiting many...

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HoldenManz, Manager at Holden Manz Country House, responded to this review

Dear eiretraveller2, There are few words to describe what your wonderful review means to our entire Team. Thank you so much! It was such a pleasure meeting you and we very much look forward to seeing you and your loved ones in March! Best wishes, Eneil Viljoen

New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Cape Winelands is such a romantic area. It was such a pleasure to stay at Holden Manz. We were given an upgrade to the Oliphant Room, which was enormous, had the most comfortable bed I've ever slept on, a working fireplace, a rain shower and large bathtub, a complimentary bottle of wine and a beautiful view of the vineyard. Upon...

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HoldenManz, Manager at Holden Manz Country House, responded to this review

Dear Aebovor, Thank you so very much for your review. We are so happy to learn that you enjoyed your best night's sleep here at Holden Manz! It was a pleasure to have you as our guests and we look forward to welcoming you back. Best wishes, Eneil & the Holden Manz Team

Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 9 June 2016

great wine, great staff, great food, and a lot to do. This was a real gem of a find and my wife and I were extremely pleased with everything about Holden Manz. The staff was as friendly and helpful as any you would every encounter. They gave us maps of the area with suggestions of restaurants and vineyards to tour....

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HoldenManz, Manager at Holden Manz Country House, responded to this review

Dear Payne M, Thank you so much for your wonderful review and positive comments! We look forward to your return visit. Kind regards, Eneil & the Holden Manz Team

Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

The staff, the scenery, the food, the fire in the room, the pool area, the ambiance and of course the wine are all 5 star. We stayed for a couple of days to unwind after a busy holiday. Could not have asked for better. Thanks for a great stay

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Dear RobbieG123, Thank you for your most wonderful review and feedback. It was a pleasure having you as our guests and we hope to welcome you back. Kind regards, Eneil & the Holden Manz Team

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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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Beautiful Cape style accommodation located in a stunning vineyard close to the tranquil town of Franschhoek. Great restaurant and spa complete the package for a relaxing stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holden Manz Country House

Address: 3 Green Valley Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: $269 - $489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Holden Manz Country House 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“I've stayed in two rooms, and a friend stayed in a third... don't think there is a bad room, all have a character. Room 1 has a fireplace.”
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