• Apartments
  • Kitchen
  • Mountain view
  • Garden
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • BBQ facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Bathtub
  • Daily housekeeping

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Located on a boutique vineyard, just 0.9 mi from the center of Franschhoek. La Galiniere offers self-catering cottages and features a garden, outdoor swimming pool and terrace. Free WiFi is available in the public areas. Each cottage is decorated in soft tones and has a satellite TV, fan and a complimentary bottle of wine from La Galiniere’s own vines. It also has tea-and-coffee-making facilities, a hairdryer and the bathroom includes free toiletries. A grocery shopping service is available on request, and there are barbecue facilities for outdoor lunches and dinners. Restaurants, cafés and shops in the center of Franschhoek are a 10 to 15-minute walk away. Babysitting services can be arranged on request. The staff at La Galiniere Guest Cottages can arrange bike and car rentals as well as shuttle services to Cape Town International Airport which is 40 mi away. Stellenbosch is a 30-minute drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Accommodation Type
Number of guests
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
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  • Larry
    We felt comfortable and liked the appearance of the rooms and the vineyard. The beds were comfortable. We like dogs so the regular greetings by the foursome was entertaining.
  • Theslynne
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Loved the scenery. Everything was so nice and clean. Loved the complimentary bottle of wine. Family friendly place. Lotsa place for kids to run.
  • Johan
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Very comfortable cottage, good location, peaceful surroundings, dogs on premises very well behaved.

Hosted by La Galiniere Guest Cottages

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La Galiniere Guest Cottages
La Galiniere Guest Cottages provide 3 star, AA Highly Recommended self-catering accommodation on a boutique vineyard just 1.5km from the center of Franschhoek. Pinotage and Merlot Cottages offer two bedrooms (with twin or king beds), a shower room or bathroom, living/dining room and a well-equipped kitchen or kitchenette. We aim to provide everything you need for an overnight or longer stay. The kitchen/kitchenette have gas ovens and hobs, microwave ovens, fridge freezers, kettles, toasters, and a wide range of utensils, pots/pans and crockery. Provided on a complimentary basis are toiletries, tea/coffee/sugar and a bottle of La Galiniere Cabernet Sauvignon wine. Also provided are heating/cooling fans, blankets, safes, wifi internet access, flat screen TVs with basic DSTV channels and DVD players. Both cottages share their own plunge pool, sun loungers and braai/bbq area. Please note that La Galiniere has four dogs that roam the farm providing security.
La Galiniere's British hosts have lived in Franschhoek since 2008, soon after visiting on holiday and falling in love with the village and its surroundings.
Franschhoek is the perfect place to stay, away from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town. The village is well-renowned for its high quality and award winning restaurants and wine estates. There are also a wide range of shopping opportunities and adventurous activities in and around the village. The village hosts a number of high profile events including the Bastille Festival, Franschhoek Literary Festival, Art Franschhoek, Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival, and Franschhoek Uncorked.
Languages spoken: Afrikaans,English

Area info

Amenities of La Galiniere Guest Cottages
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • BBQ facilities
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • DVD player
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool with view
  • Plunge pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fenced pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries
    Additional charge
Outdoor & View
  • Garden view
  • View
Building Characteristics
  • Semi-detached
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Safe
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English

House rules

La Galiniere Guest Cottages takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

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

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.


From 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM



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

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above will be charged as 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

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
ZAR 200 per child, per night
Crib upon request
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
ZAR 200 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Cash La Galiniere Guest Cottages accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that there are 4 large dogs on site.

Please note that the total price of the reservation will be charged on the day of booking for 1-night stays.

Please inform La Galiniere Guest Cottages 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.

In the event of an early departure, the property will charge you the full amount for your stay.

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

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.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about La Galiniere Guest Cottages

  • La Galiniere Guest Cottages offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Swimming pool

  • La Galiniere Guest Cottages can accommodate this group size:

    • 4 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • La Galiniere Guest Cottages is 1 miles from the center of Franschhoek. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • Check-in at La Galiniere Guest Cottages is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Yes, La Galiniere Guest Cottages is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • La Galiniere Guest Cottages has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 2 bedrooms

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

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