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Uitkyk Street, Chamonix Farm, 7690 Franschhoek, South Africa – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.7/10! (score from 28 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Elephant Lodge.
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BBQ Facilities, Grounds, Terrace
Tennis Court, Bicycle Rental
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), Shared Lounge/TV Area, Laundry, Ironing Service, Shoeshine, Suit Press, Daily Housekeeping, Fax/Photocopying
Newspapers, Non-smoking Rooms, Heating, Air Conditioning, Designated Smoking Area
Pick n Pay Conveniant Store (6.2 miles)
Franschhoek Farmers Market (5 miles)
Racine Restaurant (1.9 miles) Rocca Restaurant (3.1 miles)
Elephant & Barrel Pub (4.3 miles)
Mont Rochelle Hiking Trail (9.3 miles)
Berg River Dam (12.4 miles)
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
Children cannot be accommodated at the hotel.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Surrounded by the old vineyards of Franschhoek Valley, this carefully restored Victorian home has an outdoor pool and a private sun deck.
Score from 154 reviews Very good
Le Quartier Francais offer luxury rooms and suites. Some of them include a private swimming pool. It is located in the Franschhoek Valley and offers a variety of massages and 2 gourmet restaurants.
Score from 50 reviews Wonderful
Nested at the foot of the Franschhoek Mountains, this family-run guesthouse features an outdoor swimming pool and a terrace with sun loungers. Wi-Fi is free throughout the hotel.
Score from 144 reviews Wonderful
Situated on a historic vineyard, Basse Provence offers air-conditioned accommodation in a country-style house or a manor house. A private cottage is also available.
Score from 134 reviews Excellent
The quality, comfort, cleanliness and friendly staff, coupled with a lot of attention to detail, ensure a memorable stay.
Location , friendly staff, excellent breakfast and relaxed and quiet atmosphere.
The lodge, the view and the service were fabulous
No WiFi in the bedroom. Animal decor isn't to everyone's taste. Limited hanging space for clothes. The hill-side location could be on the breezy side at times, which some people may not like.
Set in the Chamonix wine estate, Elephant Lodge has wonderful views of Franschhoek valley and the surrounding mountains. The lodge is full of mounted animal heads and animal skin rugs, which may not be to everyone's taste but it was certainly characterful and distinctive. We had a huge room with outstanding views up and across the valley. There's no WiFi in the bedroom (at least not ours) but the signal was very good in the communal areas, which were comfortable and extremely pleasant to relax in. A gigantic, comfortable bed; quiet and I think safe location; warm welcome from Cecilia and her team; a nice pool; excellent breakfasts; helpful staff; beautiful sunsets. We wished we could stay much longer and I hope we will be back.
The amazing views
It’d be good if the wifi was available in the rooms too.
Beautiful estate with Cecilia giving a warm welcome and fantastic service in all the matters. Fantastic view and the location. All is so tranquil and one feels so much at ease so you can easily play with a thought that you are the owner of the estate while sunbathing around the pool, or sipping the wine and enjoying the sunset....
No generator there as there were power cuts while we were there but I think there is one installed now. Better wi fi would be a bonus
Lovely location and the manager, Ceceila, was really good and went out of her way to look after us.
Limited WiFi access
Outstanding location with great hospitality by Cecilia and Team
The view from the swimming pool is the best part!
We unfortunately visited in a very windy period (mid Nov '14). The terrace/pool area seems like a superb place to spend a warm summer evening, but because of this weather this was hardly possible.
Great location and view, impressive building and interiors. Cecilia and Rose (and other staff) are extremely friendly and helpful, making you feel at home. Breakfast was very good, with fresh fruits and yoghurt, eggs "on demand", coffee/tea/juices. Personal touch!
Everything was great. No dislikes!
Very friendly, helpful staff. Nothing was any trouble for them
Very helpful staff ensuring our stay at the lodge was perfect and also assisting with booking and recommending activities in Franschhoek! The lodge is amazing! Comfortable room with a lot of character, pool and terrace with the best view.
I wish we stayed longer than 2 nights.
After arriving at the Cape Town airport we drove to the Elephant Lodge taking a scenic route through Stellonbosch. It was a first for all 4 of us, a Cdn couple and 2 German delegates traveling as singles. Our 3 rooms were wonderful. As a couple we got a cottage all to ourselves. If you don't like taxidermy, choose other accommodation. The walls are decorated with examples of wildlife that once roamed the local valleys that are now covered in vineyards. The pool area was a quiet shelter from the spring winds, perfect for our big breakfast, a peaceful rest or an evening drink. The pool is not heated so prepare for a cool refreshing plunge. From the time we arrived Cecilia took care of us, making dinner and tour recommendations and reservations. We hope to make the long journey to Franschhoek again and we plan to return to Elephant Lodge.
We enjoyed a wonderful 4 night stay at Elephant Lodge. Located on the top of the hill the room had wonderful views of the valley. Breakfast was excellent and cooked to order. Weather permitting breakfast takes place around the pool, which is lovely. The room was exceptionally clean with great wifi and all the other facilities you'd need and the staff are very friendly. Highly recommend Elephant Lodge.
Bed was hard and squeaky! Lounge area could have had a nice comfy sofa instead of hard winged back chairs
Lovely views and a warm and friendly welcome from Cecilia who could not do enough for us! Patricia you make a great cooked breakfast. Complimentary fruit and wine on arrival. Lovely fire for chilly nights
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