The Mont Rochelle Hotel is in the picturesque Franschhoek valley of the Cape. They offer luxury accommodation in a tranquil mountain and vineyard setting.
Mont Rochelle Franschhoek five-star hotel is a spectacular destination for guests who peaceful leisure in a natural surrounding. It is here where gourmet dining paired with the most beautiful wines of the valley can be experienced at its best.
The room and suite accommodation offer comfort and luxury with features, including under-floor heating, air-conditioning and in-room refreshments.
It comprises of three wings that are surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens and vineyards where guests can expect privacy and serenity during their stay. The focus of the hotel is to provide guests with a range of excellent local wines.
The hotel falls under the umbrella of the UK-based Virgin Hotel group as Sir Richard Branson recently purchased it. Since its ownership change, it has undergone significant refurbishment. The hotel is unique as it is the only hotel in the quaint town of Franschhoek which provides sweeping views over the scenic and lush Wineland's valley. The Cape Dutch architecture of the hotel with its thatched roofs and large white Gables is in the style and tradition of the valley giving it an authentic feel.
The Mont Rochelle rooms & suites are spacious and provide guests with exclusive amenities to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay. Several different room types are available to accommodate various requirements of discerning guests.
The hotel is in the gourmet capital of South Africa; two different dining venues are available to all guests. Fine dining is served at the elegant MangeTout Restaurant in a relaxed atmosphere with spectacular views.
Gourmet Picnic baskets can be pre-ordered and collected at the hotel reception to be enjoyed at one of the hotel's beautiful and tranquil picnic areas under the Willows or between the Vines. The Cigar Bar serves salads, light snacks, and sandwiches throughout the day. This lunch menu is also available at the outdoor swimming pool.
A health and beauty spa, swimming pool, and gym are also available to guests. Private wine tasting and Cellar Tours with the WineMaker as well as an excursion through the vineyard can also be arranged.
Guests may enjoy an invigorating walk through the estate and mountain bike trails leave directly from the Mont Rochelle hotel. The equestrian centre offers guests the opportunity to experience a tour on horseback, and daily horse rides can also be arranged for guests.