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What We Love

  • One of the most sought-after stays in the Winelands – a 22-room retreat with jaw-dropping viewsThe wine – it would be rude not to try some of the Mont Rochelle wines by the glass or bottle, wouldn’t it?
  • The Mont Rochelle Reserve views, which extend as far as Table Mountain on a clear day
  • Your complimentary minibar treats and choice of a room or a suite
  • Spending a little time in Cape Town and the neighboring beaches, only an hour away

What To Know

  • The hotel sits on a hill overlooking the valleys and vineyards of the Winelands
  • Guests are treated to a complimentary wine tasting
  • Cap Classique suites are apartment-style and come with private plunge pools

Amenities

  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Kids Club
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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Overview

A room or suite at Sir Richard Branson's idyllic wine estate on South Africa's Western Cape, the newest addition to the Virgin Limited Edition portfolio

Location

Located in Franschhoek (Cape Winelands), Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyard is convenient to Huguenot Monument and Franschhoek Wine Tram. This 5-star hotel is within close proximity of Huguenot Memorial Museum and Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 22 air-conditioned rooms featuring free minibar items and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as an attached winery, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the complimentary area shuttle.

Food & Drink

Grab a bite at one of the hotel’s 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar. A complimentary breakfast is included.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and luggage storage. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyard
Dassenberg Road
Franschhoek, 7690 South Africa

Reviews

Stunning location, wonderful staff
KarenRobS

We stayed here for two nights but wished it had been longer. The reception we received made us feel really special; glasses of sparkling wine, a leisurely check in whilst admiring the views and "awesome" Peter to make us feel at home. The room was nice, but there were a few little niggles - the bathroom had no shaver point and there was nowhere to plug in the hair dryer by a mirror. We also found that the towels and dressing gowns were hard (rather than fluffy). These types of niggle surprised us given the luxury and cost associated with this hotel. We loved the fact that the mini bar was complimentary (even though we didn't really use it), the wine tasting (Gilbert was fantastic), the picnic in the grounds and the canapes and drinks before dinner (only on one night). Added to this there is a complimentary shuttle in and out of Franschhoek. The staff were all fantastic; friendly and efficient. Breakfast was a little bit sparse (compared to other continental breakfasts we experienced on our travels) but the cooked breakfast was good. We will definitely return.

Franschoek wine tram visit to Mont Rochelle
Desiree N

Beautiful views! We visited this farm on the Franschoek wine tram service. We had a wine pairing with tapas. It was the best snoek pate' we have ever tasted! All the tapas was tasty and the service was good. we ordered wine from them and received it in Johannesburg in less than a week later!

High class with fabulous views
juliedfox

We stayed at Mont Rochelle for 3 nights as part of our trip to South Africa to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. Initially I was worried that it would be a little too far out on the town of Franschhoek, but I had needn't have worried because you are greeted by such fabulous views.
It was a lovely welcome with glasses of champagne and we were allowed to relax for as long as we wanted on arrival. Our room (Merlot) was lovely and clean, nice decor and good sized bathroom. A complimentary mini bar was a nice touch.
We spent an hour by the lovely pool within the beautiful gardens and changed to eat dinner at the hotel restaurant Miko. The food was excellent, shame the atmosphere was rather quiet, but the chef came out to meet all the guests. Breakfast was a very substantial affair with a varied selection of both cooked and cold options, really nicely presented.
The staff are very professional and courteous and we enjoyed a complimentary canape and drinks evening meeting some of the staff.
As a guest you receive a complimentary wine tasting at their other restaurant, the country kitchen, a few minutes away. We enjoyed a substantial picnic, beautifully presented by the small lake.
We made use of the complimentary shuttle service into the town both daytime and evening which was very useful if you want to try one of the many excellent restaurants in Franschhoek.
Overall it was a lovely stay and we would recommend Mont Rochelle for the excellent service and beautiful views.