Nestled between the mountains and a river within the picturesque Franschhoek valley, Leeu Estates is located on 100 hectares of vineyards, landscaped gardens and fynbos. The luxury estate features a spa and outdoor pool. The elegant, spacious rooms and suites are either located at the refurbished 19th-century Manor House or around the estate among gardens, oak trees and vineyards. Each comes with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV and tea-and-coffee making facilities. Guests can relax at the pool, work out in the fitness center or get pampered at Leeu Spa. There is also a library at the old Manor House. An array of activities is offered in the area, such as cycling and hiking. The hotel also offers free use of bicycles and car hire can be arranged. Franschhoek Monument is 1.3 mi from Leeu Estates and the nearest airport is Cape Town International Airport, 29 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.9)

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
Bedroom :
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.5
Facilities
9.6
Cleanliness
9.9
Comfort
9.9
Value for money
8.6
Location
9.9
Free Wifi
6.9
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  • Charlotte
    Netherlands Netherlands
    We had an amazing experience at Leeu Estates. Very nice, quiet room. Beautiful views. The breakfast was great. We had a very good Spa Treatment and the food at La Petite Colombe was excellent. Good service, friendly staff. Transport arranged at...
  • Robert
    Germany Germany
    My wife and I will come back again. Also the "La Petit Colombe"-restaurant was an experience. The overall-state of the visit was overwhelming.
  • Liam
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Fantastic setting. Lovely bedroom and communal areas. Gardens and pool are excellent and the art around the property is great. Wine tasting was good. Dinner at La Petite Colombe was great - but make sure you book.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
2 Restaurants On Site

  • The Dining Room
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • La Petite Colombe

    No additional info available

Amenities of Leeu Estates
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • 2 restaurants
  • Family rooms
  • Spa
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Walk-in closet
View
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Aerobics
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
Wifi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Valet parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Infinity pool
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Hairstyling
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules
Leeu Estates takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in
From 14:00 to 00:00
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.
Check-out
From 06:00 to 11:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 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
Free
Crib upon request
Free
3 - 7 years
Extra bed upon request
Free
8 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
ZAR 2,000 per child, 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
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
Cards accepted at this hotel
American ExpressVisaMastercardMaestroUnionPay credit cardDebit card Cash is not accepted

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

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 Leeu Estates 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.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

FAQs about Leeu Estates

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

  • Leeu Estates offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Walking tours
    • Personal trainer
    • Swimming pool
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Bicycle rental
    • Locker rooms
    • Horseback riding
    • Bike tours
    • Beauty services
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Facial treatments
    • Aerobics
    • Waxing services
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Hairstyling
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Fitness
    • Yoga classes
    • Fitness classes

  • Leeu Estates has 2 restaurants:

    • La Petite Colombe
    • The Dining Room

  • Room options at Leeu Estates include:

    • Double
    • Studio
    • Suite
    • Chalet

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

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

  • Leeu Estates is 1.1 miles from the center of Franschhoek. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.