South African Hotels

Le Quartier Francais

Address
16 Huguenot Road
Franschhoek 7690
Cape Winelands
Western Cape
South Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
Spa, Leisure
R5560.00SINGLE RATE
FOR TODAY

Le Quartier Français is not only a most luxurious five - star hotel in South Africa's 'gourmet capital' of Franschhoek, but it is also an unforgettable gastronomic destination for food lovers from all over the world. This exclusive hotel in the Cape Winelands of South Africa nestles in the Franschhoek valley which is steeped in a long history of wine making and the hotel is very much a part of that history being the oldest 5 - star hotel in Franschhoek itself. As it is part of the Relais & Châteaux hotel group travelers can expect a very high level of comfort and service.

The 177 French Huguenots who were refugees at the time of settlement in 1689 made their home in this region which was then known as Elephants valley because of a large herd of elephants that spent their summer in the valley. The valley is longer home to elephants and it is no longer called Elephant valley but is still very French in many ways. The hotel has contributed in a big way to keep the French culture of good food and wine alive. The excellent food and wine are combined with the hotel's personalized hospitality of attention to detail and service excellence.

Accommodation

This hotel in Franschhoek, South Africa, offers 15 luxurious en - suite bedrooms, which overlook a central landscaped garden with a natural pool.

The hotel is an all-suite hotel comprising of:

  • Auberge Rooms with Showers: 41 square meters with 2 Three quarter beds this room is suitable for 2 adults
  • Auberge Rooms: 41 square meters with 2 Three quarter beds this room is suitable for 2 adults
  • Petite Garden Suites: 46 square meters with 2 Twin beds this room is suitable for 2 adults
  • Grande Rooms: 51 square meters with 1 King bed this room is suitable for 2 adults
  • Four Quarters Suites: 111 square meters with 1 King bed this room is suitable for 2 adults
  • House Suite: 121 square meters with 1 King bed and loft with 2 twins beds this room is suitable for 2 adults & 2 children
  • Pool Suite: 121 square meters with 1 King bed and 3 twins beds this room is suitable for 2 adults & 3 children.

Most convenient and exclusive hotel room features are available to guests during their stay at this magnificent five star Franschhoek hotel. WiFi allows travelers to keep in contact with family, friends and business colleagues while air conditioning and heating add to the comfort.

Room Amenities:

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Breakfast
  • Flat screen TV
  • DVD / CD players
  • Hairdryer
  • DVD / CD library
  • Electronic safes
  • Air conditioning
  • Under floor heating
  • Wood-burning fireplaces
  • Comp Nespresso pod coffee, in room mini bar, in room snacks
  • Transfers in Franschhoek
  • En suite bathroom with separate bath and shower
  • Swimming pool
  • Heated towel rails
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • International plugs
  • Special kiddies amenities for families
  • Luxurious bathroom amenities & heavenly handmade soap
  • In room check in
  • In room selection of books, magazines, and local music
  • 100% Egyptian cotton.

Dining

Dining options are suited to the most discerning of world travelers. The main restaurant offers diners innovative Cape Provençal cuisine in a beautiful setting. The Bar and street-side Terrace offer light meals throughout the day and a variety of drinks. It is the place to go to relax in a stunning setting and be assured of good food, wonderful local wines, and warm friendly service.

The Tasting Room:

  • Fine dining restaurant
  • Executive Chef Margot Janse
  • 8 - course tasting menu paired with wine
  • The Tasting Room open for dinner Tuesday - Saturday.

Breakfast room:

  • Servers a full English breakfast every morning

Le Quartier Lounge Bar:

  • Wine, whiskey, cocktails and craft beers on tap

Bread & Wine Vineyard Restaurant:

  • Casual dining
  • Executive Chef Neil Jewell
  • Open daily for lunch.

Facilities and services

  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Terrace
  • Restaurants and bar
  • Bath menu
  • In room dining
  • Transfer services (airport transfers)
  • Concierge services (activities, dining, etc)
  • Beauty therapy in the comfort and privacy of your room
  • Boutique - "Touches & Tastes"
  • Bicycle hire.

Awards

  • The Tasting Room has been ranked among the World’s Best Restaurants by Black Ink! Black Ink 2015 Issue
  • The Rossouw’s by Diners Club South African Restaurant Guide 2014
  • Condé Nast Traveler’s Best Hotels in Africa: Readers’ Choice Awards 2015
  • The Tasting Room won a 2015 Travelers’ Choice Award!
  • Nominees: Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards for 2015
  • The American Express Fine Dining Awards 2015
  • Bread & Wine’s Certificate of Excellence from Tripadvisor
  • Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2015
  • The Maverick Awards 2015: SA Youth Entrepreneurship Excellence Awards San Pellegrino’s World's Best Restaurant Award 2012 and 2013.
  • Elite Travelers top 101 Restaurants 2012 and 2014.
  • 9th Best Restaurant in the 2014 Eat Out DSTV Food Network Restaurant Awards.
  • Chef of the Year 2013 - Eat Out DSTV Food Network Restaurant Awards.
  • San Pellegrino Top 51 best restaurants in the World.
  • 2nd Best Restaurant in the 2013 Eat Out DSTV Food Network Restaurant Awards.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bathrobe
  • DVD player
  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In room safe
  • Internet Access
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Underfloor Heating

Restaurants

The Tasting Room

The serious business of fine dining has been set apart and defined by The Tasting Room. Course after course of exquisitely presented culinary delights showcase the chef and her team's award-winning talent. Visitors are welcome to indulge in a surprise 9 course menu - African inspired - or a five course choice menu.  Both options can be enjoyed with a wine pairing.

Awards

  • The Worlds 50 Best Restaurants 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 - Restaurant Magazine UK.

The Common Room

This restaurant is the perfect place to meet up for drinks and snacks or pop in for a lovely dinner. This Room offers diners a menu packed stunning dishes as well as light snacks.

Bread & Wine Vineyard Restaurant

The popular Bread & Wine Vineyard Restaurant is situated on Môreson, a working wine farm which is a 10 minutes drive away from the Hotel. They offer Home baked breads, sublime soups, country terrines are available here as well as imaginative salads and highly original dishes.

Also Available:

  • Bread Baking Courses
  • Private Lunches
  • Evening Functions
  • Weddings Max 80 guests

The Spa

The Spa uses products based on a "Duo-Concept" combining the effectiveness of Aromatherapy with the protection of Phytotherapy, the exclusive Decleor range, including face, body, men and sun, can treat all skin types: normal, dry, mature, oily & combination, sensitive & reactive.

Cinema: The Screening Room

Enjoy an intimate cinematic experience where guests are welcome to sip a local wine, savor a snack and enjoy their complementary movie, from old time classics to cinema nouveau movies.

Spa treatments: The Treatment Room

The Spa uses products based on a "Duo-Concept" combining the effectiveness of Aromatherapy with the protection of Phytotherapy, the exclusive Decleor range, including face, body, men and sun, can treat all skin types: normal, dry, mature, oily & combination, sensitive & reactive.

Nearby activities & attractions

Franschhoek invites visitors to explore the village's quaint shops, galleries, the chocalaterie, chacuterie and to enjoy wine tasting, fly-fishing, horse riding and golfing.

Dining is not a problem in Franschhoek - the gourmet capital of South Africa - as this town in the Cape Winelands is abundant with great cafes and restaurants and more than 40 wineries to visit.

  • Môreson and Bread & Wine for the ultimate wine and food experience
  • Golf courses within fifteen minutes drive - Pearl Valley Golf Course and Paarl Golf Course
  • Tennis courts
  • Hiking and biking excursions
  • Horse-riding and winetasting on horseback
  • Paragliding and helicopter trips
  • Chocolate tasting
  • Great restaurants and wineries to visit
  • Full Day and half day Private Wine Tour With lunch Stop
  • Airborne adventure: helicopter trip over the scenic winelands and surrounds.
  • Horse riding through the magnificent Franschhoek Valley
  • Scenic horse rides to the local forest and mountains for an hour - two hours
  • Winetasting on horseback: through vineyards and visit 2 winefarms - 3 hours
Nearby children attractions
  • Drakenstein Lion Park
  • Le Bonheur Crocodile Farm
  • Butterfly World
  • Activities at Spier Estate
  • Toy museum
  • Aquarium
  • Ratanga Junction
  • Go Carting
  • Monkeytown

  • Bar
  • Communication Centre with 24-hour complimentary Internet access
  • Day-use facilities for early arrivals and late departures
  • Garden
  • Lounge
  • Mini Cinema
  • Nearby golf course
  • Nearby Gym
  • Outdoor patio
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • Internet access in rooms
  • WIFI
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi connectivity in all rooms and public areas
  • Concierge services
  • Daily local and international newspapers
  • Daily newspaper
  • Doctor on call
  • Health & Fitness Centre
  • Housekeeping service
  • Kid's entertainment
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Luxury transfer service within a 20km/12 mile radius
  • Massage treatments
  • Porters
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up call
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments

Available Rooms

Auberge Room

# Rooms:
10

These Luxury Rooms offer stunning views of the mountains.

The Auberge Rooms / Luxury Rooms  feature:

  • Under floor heating
  • Complementary wireless high speed internet access
  • Flatscreen tv's and dvd players
  • Complementary access to the dvd and cd library
  • Wood-burning fireplaces
  • Complementary transfers within Franschhoek.
Single Room R5560
Double Room R5560

Grande Room

# Rooms:
3

This double volume room is the ideal accommodation for honeymoon couples.

The Grande Rooms feature:

  • Under floor heating
  • Complementary wireless high speed internet access
  • Flatscreen tv's and dvd players
  • Complementary access to the dvd and cd library
  • Wood-burning fireplaces
  • Complementary transfers within Franschhoek.
Single Room R6630
Double Room R6630

Petite Garden Suite

# Rooms:
2

These 2 Suites look out onto their own secret corner garden.

The Petite Garden Suites feature:

  • Under floor heating
  • Complementary wireless high speed internet access
  • Flatscreen tv's and dvd players
  • Complementary access to the dvd and cd library
  • Wood-burning fireplaces
  • Complementary transfers within Franschhoek.
Single Room R7700
Double Room R7700

Four Quarter Suite

# Rooms:
4

These Suites overlook the central courtyard and lap pool which is ideal for families traveling together or group bookings and for those seeking a little 'me-time'.

The Four Quarters Suites feature:

  • Under floor heating and Wood-burning fireplaces
  • Complementary wireless high speed internet access
  • Flatscreen tv's and dvd players
  • Complementary access to the dvd and cd library
  • Complementary transfers within Franschhoek
Single Room R10260
Double Room R10260

House Suite

# Rooms:
2

These Suites look out onto their own secret corner garden.

The House Suites feature:

  • Under floor heating
  • Complementary wireless high speed internet access
  • Flatscreen tv's and dvd players
  • Complementary access to the dvd and cd library
  • Wood-burning fireplaces
  • Complementary transfers within Franschhoek
  • Nespresso coffee machine
Single Room R10260
Double Room R10260

Pool Suite

# Rooms:
2

These suites are ideal for families and honeymoon couples and are a must stay for guests.

The Pool Suites feature:

  • Under floor heating
  • Complementary wireless high speed internet access
  • Flat screen tv's and dvd players
  • Complementary access to the dvd and cd library
  • Wood-burning fireplaces
  • Complementary transfers within Franschhoek.
Single Room R10260
Double Room R10260

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Le Quartier Francais was FANTASTIC, the accommodation could not be faulted, the surprise upgrade very much appreciated, the service was excellent as was the food and the staff were very friendly and courteous. ( It was actually my belated birthday gift for my husband and it was perfect.) We will most certainly stay there again when we go to Franschhoek and we can only recommend it highly.

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -33.912622

Longitude: 19.121085

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Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

5 Star

Awards

2011 Restaurant at Le Quartier Francais

  • The Tasting Room’s 7th consecutive year as a world Top 50 Restaurant and voted Best Restaurant in Africa and The Middle East

Le Quartier Français Hotel in Franschhoek, Cape Winelands, in South Africa, has been included, for the 7th consecutive year (and 8th year overall), in the S.Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants. This year saw the Tasting Room, the only South African restaurant included in the 2011 Top 50 Restaurants, placed no 36 overall and best restaurant in Africa & The Middle East. Two other South African restaurants -Rust-en-Vrede and La Colombe – were recognized and included in the S.Pellegrino World's Top 51-100 Best Restaurants rankings; reaffirming our belief that South Africa, as a food destination, continues to impress on a global scale.

2009 Restaurant

  • Restaurant Magazine UK - 50 Best Restaurants in the World - The Best Restaurant in Africa and Middle East
  • Prudential Eat Out Awards 2009 - Top 10 Restaurants

2008 Restaurant

  • Best Culinary Experience - Virtuoso Best of the Best Award
  • Condé Nast Traveller USA - Gold List 2008 - Best for Location
  • Diners Club International - Wine List of the Year Diamond Award
  • Hotel Magazine USA - Top 10 Restaurants in the World
  • Restaurant Magazine UK - 50 Best Restaurants in the World & The Best Restaurant in Africa and Middle East
  • Wine Spectator - Award of Excellence for The Tasting Room & One of the most Outstanding Wine Lists in the World

2007 Hotel: Le Quartier Francais

  • Travel and Leisure USA - Top 500 Hotels
  • Condé Nast Traveller USA - Gold List 2008 - Best for Location
  • Relais & Chateaux - Relais Gourmand

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