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Set in Franschhoek within 2,150 feet from the Huguenot Monument, theLAB Franschhoek provides modern accommodations with free WiFi. The guest house has a hot tub and a shared lounge.

Every room at theLAB is equipped with voice-activated features for the lights, blinds, music and the shower. They each have a flat-screen TV with Netflix, a coffee machine, honesty bar, fridge, wardrobe, and a bathroom with bath and shower. Some units offer pool views.

Breakfast is available each morning, and includes continental and à la carte options.

The accommodations offers an outdoor pool and a spa. Guests at theLAB Franschhoek will be able to enjoy activities in and around Franschhoek, like cycling and wine tasting. Bicycles and electric scooters are also available for rental.

Popular points of interest near the guest house include Haute Cabriere Wine Estate, Franschhoek Public Library and African Art Gallery. The nearest airport is Cape Town International Airport, 31 mi from the property.

This is our guests' favorite part of Franschhoek, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

theLAB Franschhoek has been welcoming guests since May 13, 2015

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Franschhoek, this property has an excellent location score of 9.0!

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, Kosher

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 king bed
1 king bed
2 twin beds
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Can you tell me what type rooms I can book for double occupancy ( 2 male golfing friends) who need twin beds & price for 4 nights 24-28 Feb- thanks
    Hi How you doing, you can book the Double Deluxe Room and in your messaging specify that you need a the twin room and will be able to allocate the guests to a twin room Warm Regards Gerald
    Answered on January 20, 2022
  • Good Day I would like to confirm if your property has a hot tub Kind Regards.
    Good Day, We do have a communal Jacuzzi by our pool area.
    Answered on March 16, 2022

Managed by Gerald

Company review score: 9.2Based on 327 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

Our friendly guesthouse staff and helpful guesthouse manager are looking forward to receiving you at our guesthouse.

Property info

theLAB Franschhoek is an inspiring guest house offering the latest home automation features. We believe that operating in an eco-friendly manner is extremely important, so we have invested in renewable energy sources and our establishment is powered by solar panels. The guest house has a modern style and is designed in a way to provide our guests with an unforgettable but relaxing experience. There is a spacious deck with a mountain view surrounding the swimming pool and jacuzzi. The main street of Franschhoek, Huguenot Road, is walking distance from the guest house so it’s easily accessible if you want to go for a drink or want to visit one of Franschhoek’s exciting restaurants.

Neighborhood info

The guest house is situated in Nerina Street just before ascending the Franschhoek pass. The main street is just 5 blocks away and so the leisurely amble through the towns amazing attractions are only moments away.

Languages Spoken

Area info *
Amenities of theLAB Franschhoek
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Garden view
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Coffee machine
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights Additional charge
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site Additional charge
  • Game room
  • Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Seasonal (temporarily closed)
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Plunge pool
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Full-body massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Sauna (temporarily closed)
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English

House rules

theLAB Franschhoek takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


7:30 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.


The entrance to the property is closed between 11:00 PM and 7:30 AM

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 12 are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Maestro Mastercard Visa theLAB Franschhoek accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Dear visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform theLAB Franschhoek of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Sauna is closed from Thu, Dec 16, 2021 until Sat, Jan 15, 2022

Swimming pool #1: Closed from Wed, Jun 01, 2022 until Wed, Aug 31, 2022

FAQs about theLAB Franschhoek

  • Guests staying at theLAB Franschhoek can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Kosher
    • À la carte

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at theLAB Franschhoek on this page.

  • The prices at theLAB Franschhoek may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at theLAB Franschhoek is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • theLAB Franschhoek is 2,800 feet from the center of Franschhoek.

  • Room options at theLAB Franschhoek include:

    • Family
    • Double
    • Twin
    • Single

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to theLAB Franschhoek by:

    • Car 1h 10min

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • theLAB Franschhoek offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Game room
    • Tennis court
    • Spa facilities
    • Swimming pool
    • Manicure
    • Movie nights
    • Couples' massage
    • Bicycle rental
    • Beauty services
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Back massage
    • Walking tours
    • Pedicure
    • Bar crawls
    • Full-body massage
    • Bike tours
    • Horseback riding
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Facial treatments
    • Neck massage