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.
The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.
Stay at Mont Rochelle, the stunning 26-bedroom hotel and vineyard for three nights or more in any one of the stunning rooms or suites, and your final night will be FREE!
Nights are now cumulative, so stay for longer!
Offer is available for new bookings from 2nd January - 20th December 2020 for a minimum of three nights or more and your final night will be complimentary.
Winelands and Wildlife
The ultimate African experience with Virgin Limited Edition
Combine a wildlife stay at either Ulusaba or Mahali Mzuri with a stay at Mont Rochelle in the winelands and receive a complimentary 30 minute massage in the wilderness and a half board upgrade at Mont Rochelle.
SAFARI IN SOUTH AFRICA
Ulusaba is Sir Richard Branson's private safari game reserve located in the Sabi Sand reserve in South Africa.
Rates start from R63,600 per room in 2019 and R72,000.00 per room in 2020 (based on a three night minimum stay). Your stay includes accommodation, food and drink, twice daily game drives and so much more.
SPEND 4 NIGHTS AT ULUSABA FOR THE PRICE OF 3!
This offer is available between 10th January – 30th June 2019 and 1st November – 21st December 2019.
SIP ON WINE IN THE WINELANDS, SOUTH AFRICA
Located in the heart of the winelands in South Africa, Mont Rochelle is the perfect place to escape after a fun filled adventure at either Mahali Mzuri or Ulusaba.
Rates are from R 10,000 per room (based on a minimum two night stay). Your stay includes accommodation, a complimentary wine tasting session and a selection of drinks and snacks from your minibar.
Receive a complimentary upgrade to half board when combining a stay at either Ulusaba or Mahali Mzuri.
SAFARI IN KENYA
If you fancy going further afield for your wildlife adventure look no further than Mahali Mzuri, Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan safari camp located in the world famous Maasai Mara ecosystem and right in the path of the Great Migration!
Rates start from USD $5,400 per room in 2019 and USD $5,670 per room in 2020 (based on a minimum three night stay). Your stay includes accommodation, food and drink as well as twice daily game drives and a 30 minute complimentary massage per person when combining with Ulusaba or Mont Rochelle.
What’s included at Ulusaba
What's included at Mont Rochelle
At Mont Rochelle:
WEEKENDS IN THE WINELANDS!
We are delighted to announce that Mont Rochelle will be re-opening on 21st August for weekend getaways! Local Western Cape residents can enjoy a weekend retreat to the beauty of the Cape Winelands to enjoy the fresh mountain air and stunning panoramic views of the Franschhoek valley. A stay at Mont Rochelle will provide the perfect change of scenery and leave you feeling recharged and rejuvenated!
WHAT'S THE DEAL?
Western Cape residents can escape lockdown for a weekend stay at Mont Rochelle!
WHEN CAN I STAY?
Valid for stays from 21st August 2020 based on arrivals on Friday or Saturday, subject to availability.
Rates are from ZAR 3,500 per room, per night and ZAR 6,000 per suite, per night, based on two people sharing in the Vineyard wing of Mont Rochelle Hotel. Single occupancy rates are charged at 25% less than our per room rate.
If you've you missed out on a milestone celebration or just wish to spend time and re-connect with your loved ones, The Manor House is the perfect exclusive location. Our new special residents rate is ZAR 28,000 per night based on exclusive use of up to 8 adults and 6 children (under the age of 16).
• Accommodation in one of our luxury rooms or suite in the Vineyard wing
• Daily breakfast - enjoy this either in the comfort of your bed or on your private terrace whilst overlooking the stunning views of the Dassenberg Mountains, valley and vineyards
• Complimentary minibar (restocked daily)
• Complimentary wireless internet
• If you're looking to get a bit more active we recommend walks around the estate, a game of tennis on our floodlit court or trying out our lawn games!
• Local taxes
DINING AT COUNTRY KITCHEN
The food served is a blend of international dishes with a healthy nod to the varied nature of South Africa cuisine. The wrap-around views of the Franschhoek valley do steal the show somewhat, but you can be sure our chefs have been focusing on our stand out dishes made with freshest, seasonal ingredients.
During your stay, The Country Kitchen is an ideal place for a light lunch in the sunshine or a relaxed dinner. The restaurant will be open for lunch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and dinner on Friday and Saturday.
TRAVELLING WITH CHILDREN?
Yes! We welcome your "Little Corkers" of all ages, offering a range of activities for them to enjoy. Children under the age of 6 stay free of charge. Children aged 6-15 are charged ZAR 1,500 per child, per night, staying in our Cap Classique suites.
A romantic getaway
What could be more romantic than an escape to a corner of Franschhoek with the best views of the valley and a great red wine to match! Mont Rochelle’s unique setting at the foot of the Klein Dassenberg mountain range is the perfect location to relax on honeymoon or enjoy as a romantic retreat for a couple seeking intimacy and privacy.
We have come up with some surprises to make it extra special for you and your partner:
Wine Tasting: Enjoy tasting three of Mont Rochelle’s varietals before embarking on a scrumptious lovers picnic prepared for two
Lovers Picnic: collect your Miko basket from the Country Kitchen and choose from a selection of spectacular and secluded locations on Mont Rochelle’s 39 hectares of land to indulge in local cheeses with homemade chutney and preserves, a selection of pates, cold meats and crudités.
Relaxing at Mont Rochelle’s Spa
Mont Rochelle has two dedicated spa treatment rooms as well as a Hammam. We use the eco-friendly Africology ‘Authentic’ range of products which are made from 100% essential oils and natural plant extracts.
Our Romance package includes The Cape Malay Spice Journey; a choice of spices from our apothecary are blended and combined with essential oils to stimulate your body’s healing ability. Part of this experience takes place in the Hammam – whilst the spices work their magic, you and your partner can relax and reconnect in seclusion
Rates from ZAR 18,705.00 per couple for three nights (Shiraz Room 1st May – 31st August 2019 / 2020)
Experience the ultimate foodie getaway at Mont Rochelle
Stay in the heart of the gastronomic capital of South Africa and enjoy a spectacular culinary
adventure, including a 5-course tasting menu with wine pairing at our flagship restaurant MIKO and either a two course lunch or a freshly prepared picnic basket from Country Kitchen so you can explore our sprawling 100 acre estate. A stay in the winelands would not be complete without tasting a few of our award-winning wines during your two-night stay.
The rates are based on double occupancy for a two night stay (extra nights available on a B&B basis)
High Season: 1st September - 22nd December 2019: Rates from R 16,110.00 in a Shiraz Room
High Season: 3rd January - 30th Apr 2020: Rates from R16,110.00 in a Shiraz Room
Low Season: 1st May - 31st August 2020: Rate from R11,070 in a Shiraz Room
High Season: 1st Sept - 21st Dec 2020: Rate from R16,830 in a Shiraz Room