Luxury Africa Collection

La Residence

La Residence is surrounded by Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz vineyards, olive groves and plum orchards, with a spectacular mountain backdrop and breath-taking views of the undulating countryside. Be transported to a world of exquisite beauty, opulence and complete tranquillity at this luxury Franschhoek hotel.

Glittering Indian chandeliers hang from the vaulted ceiling, original artwork and huge mirrors grace the walls, while the furnishings of Liz Biden are colourful, stylish and comfortable. Elegant antiques and exquisite flowers create a feeling of refinement and sophistication while space and personal service are the ultimate luxuries.

Classic Perspective Certified
Sustainable Resort
Conservation Efforts
Check-in: 2pm / Check-out: 11am
Family Friendly
#6 Top Hotel in Africa - (Condé Nast)
11 Rooms / 5 Suites
1 Restaurant / 1 Bar
Wheelchair Accessible

Accommodation

The Honeysuckle Suite

Be enchanted by summer hues in oranges and yellow. A mahogany 4-poster king-sized bed embellishes this bright and warm room. Vivid South African art graces the walls, and the view stretches across the sunlit vineyards to the mountains beyond. A private verandah leads onto the garden.

The Tang Suite

Revel in regal reds and greens. Rich styling includes a king-sized bed with ornately padded headboard that can be separated into twin beds. Large Chinese scrolls adorn the wall above the plush sofa. Panoramic vistas include the mountains and the room opens onto a verandah leading directly onto the garden.

The Frangipani Suite

Stylish in white and gold, this light and airy white marble room is set apart by a built-in king-sized bed on a heated marble plinth. The mirrored bathroom is referred to as the Versailles Bathroom. Views are of the vineyards and mountains and a verandah leads onto the garden.

The Disa Suite

Relish the vibrant greens, pinks and mauve of this unique and artistic boudoir. Signature pieces include a bold pink chaise lounge and impressive 4-poster kingsized bed in lime green. The room looks across the vineyards to the mountains and also onto the pool and garden, which can also be enjoyed from the balcony

The Tibetan Suite

Be transported by oriental oranges. Large Tibetan murals hang above the king-sized bed with plush padded headboard (that can be separated into twin beds if required). Sweeping views include the beautiful vineyards and mountains, which can also be appreciated from the private balcony

The Huguenot Suite

Be transported by oriental oranges. Large Tibetan murals hang above the king-sized bed with plush padded headboard (that can be separated into twin beds if required). Sweeping views include the beautiful vineyards and mountains, which can also be appreciated from the private balcony.

The Hibiscus Suite

Relax in the subtle shades of pink and mauve. Marble flooring supports a stately king-sized bed with padde headboard, which is picked up by the elegant pink marble basins in the generous bathroom. This room offers exquisite views across the lawn, down onto the pond and across to the mountains beyond. The verandah leads onto a manicured lawn.

Chambre Bleu Suite

Sophisticated blues and greens make up this palatial parlour. An elevated king-sized 4-poster is accompanied by old-world footstools to assist ascending onto the bed. This room has the luxury of two verandas, both leading out to the garden, one looking across the perfectly manicured lawn onto the pond, and the other facing an olive grove and the mountains.

The Armani Suite

Modern classic chic in black, white, brown and grey. This room features an impressive painting of a ballerina, accompanied by other noteworthy graphics in black and white. The tones carry through into the king-sized bed and padded headboard. Views from both the room and private balcony take in the lawn, the pond and the mountains beyond.

The Nomatemba Suite

Accents of the African sun are harnessed in the dominant yellows. A king-sized bed with padded headboard is set off by large, colourful African paintings. Views from both the room and the adjoining balcony take in the lawn and pond with the mountains behind.

The Maharani Suite

Enjoy the exotic; where red and yellow bring vibrant Indian décor to life. Large Indian paintings and crystal wall-sconces make it all the more lush. A built-in bed incorporates a padded headboard made from antique fabric. The room boasts two balconies, one overlooking the lawns and pond, and the other that faces an olive grove and the mountains.

Dining

Breakfast

Breakfast at this Franschhoek hotel is a lavish affair. All manner of cereals and fruits are on offer, as well as a scrumptious hot breakfast menu and continental breakfast selection including cold meats, fruits, cheeses and delicious pastries.

Lunch

Lunch is fresh and flexible. The chef presents a seasonal, à la carte lunch and dinner menu that is alive with flavour. Night-time dining at La Residence is always something to look forward to. Begin with an apéritif in the loggia while watching the sunset over the dam, or sit beside the fire for cocktails and canapés by candlelight.

Dinner

The dining area at La Residence is known as the Great Hall – resplendent with dazzling chandeliers, black and white Victorian tiles and vast fireplaces. Outside, the Persian Alley offers a delightful setting for alfresco meals, overlooking the lush green lawn and palm fronds.

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Spa & Wellness

Facilities

Restaurant

Bar

Spa Treatment Room

Curio Shop

Swimming Pool

Library

Parking

Inclusions

Breakfast and snacks

Complimentary Village Transfers

Full mini-bar

Local beverages and house wines

WiFi

All coffee and speciality teas

Laundry

Concierge

Location
Franschhoek is known as the ‘Food and Wine Capital of South Africa’ and for good reason. Although the list varies year-to-year, up to 8 of South Africa’s ‘Top 100’ restaurants are based in Franschhoek! Despite its tiny size, the town boasts an incredible range of snug cafés and stylish restaurants with every style of food on offer. From traditional English pub food to classic bistro fare, superb wood-fired pizzas to sumptuous sushi, this gourmet dining town has it all.
Distance from Cape Town International Airport

Approximately an hour drive to La Residence

Luxury Africa Collection

La Residence

La Residence is surrounded by Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz vineyards, olive groves and plum orchards, with a spectacular mountain backdrop and breath-taking views of the undulating countryside. Be transported to a world of exquisite beauty, opulence and complete tranquillity at this luxury Franschhoek hotel.

Glittering Indian chandeliers hang from the vaulted ceiling, original artwork and huge mirrors grace the walls, while the furnishings of Liz Biden are colourful, stylish and comfortable. Elegant antiques and exquisite flowers create a feeling of refinement and sophistication while space and personal service are the ultimate luxuries.

Sustainable Resort
Classic Perspective Certified
Check-in: 2pm / Check-out: 11am
Family Friendly
#6 Top Hotel in Africa - (Condé Nast)
11 Rooms / 5 Suites
1 Restaurant / 1 Bar
Wheelchair Accessible
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The Honeysuckle Suite

Be enchanted by summer hues in oranges and yellow. A mahogany 4-poster king-sized bed embellishes this bright and warm room. Vivid South African art graces the walls, and the view stretches across the sunlit vineyards to the mountains beyond. A private verandah leads onto the garden.

The Tang Suite

Revel in regal reds and greens. Rich styling includes a king-sized bed with ornately padded headboard that can be separated into twin beds. Large Chinese scrolls adorn the wall above the plush sofa. Panoramic vistas include the mountains and the room opens onto a verandah leading directly onto the garden.

The Frangipani Suite

Stylish in white and gold, this light and airy white marble room is set apart by a built-in king-sized bed on a heated marble plinth. The mirrored bathroom is referred to as the Versailles Bathroom. Views are of the vineyards and mountains and a verandah leads onto the garden.

The Disa Suite

Relish the vibrant greens, pinks and mauve of this unique and artistic boudoir. Signature pieces include a bold pink chaise lounge and impressive 4-poster kingsized bed in lime green. The room looks across the vineyards to the mountains and also onto the pool and garden, which can also be enjoyed from the balcony

The Tibetan Suite

Be transported by oriental oranges. Large Tibetan murals hang above the king-sized bed with plush padded headboard (that can be separated into twin beds if required). Sweeping views include the beautiful vineyards and mountains, which can also be appreciated from the private balcony

The Huguenot Suite

Be transported by oriental oranges. Large Tibetan murals hang above the king-sized bed with plush padded headboard (that can be separated into twin beds if required). Sweeping views include the beautiful vineyards and mountains, which can also be appreciated from the private balcony.

The Huguenot Suite

Relax in the subtle shades of pink and mauve. Marble flooring supports a stately king-sized bed with padde headboard, which is picked up by the elegant pink marble basins in the generous bathroom. This room offers exquisite views across the lawn, down onto the pond and across to the mountains beyond. The verandah leads onto a manicured lawn.

Chambre Bleu Suite

Sophisticated blues and greens make up this palatial parlour. An elevated king-sized 4-poster is accompanied by old-world footstools to assist ascending onto the bed. This room has the luxury of two verandas, both leading out to the garden, one looking across the perfectly manicured lawn onto the pond, and the other facing an olive grove and the mountains.

The Armani Suite

Modern classic chic in black, white, brown and grey. This room features an impressive painting of a ballerina, accompanied by other noteworthy graphics in black and white. The tones carry through into the king-sized bed and padded headboard. Views from both the room and private balcony take in the lawn, the pond and the mountains beyond.

The Nomatemba Suite

Accents of the African sun are harnessed in the dominant yellows. A king-sized bed with padded headboard is set off by large, colourful African paintings. Views from both the room and the adjoining balcony take in the lawn and pond with the mountains behind.

The Maharani Suite

Enjoy the exotic; where red and yellow bring vibrant Indian décor to life. Large Indian paintings and crystal wall-sconces make it all the more lush. A built-in bed incorporates a padded headboard made from antique fabric. The room boasts two balconies, one overlooking the lawns and pond, and the other that faces an olive grove and the mountains.

Accommodation

The Honeysuckle Suite

Be enchanted by summer hues in oranges and yellow. A mahogany 4-poster king-sized bed embellishes this bright and warm room. Vivid South African art graces the walls, and the view stretches across the sunlit vineyards to the mountains beyond. A private verandah leads onto the garden.

The Tang Suite

Revel in regal reds and greens. Rich styling includes a king-sized bed with ornately padded headboard that can be separated into twin beds. Large Chinese scrolls adorn the wall above the plush sofa. Panoramic vistas include the mountains and the room opens onto a verandah leading directly onto the garden.

The Frangipani Suite

Stylish in white and gold, this light and airy white marble room is set apart by a built-in king-sized bed on a heated marble plinth. The mirrored bathroom is referred to as the Versailles Bathroom. Views are of the vineyards and mountains and a verandah leads onto the garden.

The Disa Suite

Relish the vibrant greens, pinks and mauve of this unique and artistic boudoir. Signature pieces include a bold pink chaise lounge and impressive 4-poster kingsized bed in lime green. The room looks across the vineyards to the mountains and also onto the pool and garden, which can also be enjoyed from the balcony

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The Honeysuckle Suite

The Honeysuckle Suite

Be enchanted by summer hues in oranges and yellow. A mahogany 4-poster king-sized bed embellishes this bright and warm room. Vivid South African art graces the walls, and the view stretches across the sunlit vineyards to the mountains beyond. A private verandah leads onto the garden.

The Tang Suite

Revel in regal reds and greens. Rich styling includes a king-sized bed with ornately padded headboard that can be separated into twin beds. Large Chinese scrolls adorn the wall above the plush sofa. Panoramic vistas include the mountains and the room opens onto a verandah leading directly onto the garden.
The Tang Suite
The Frangipani Suite

The Frangipani Suite

Stylish in white and gold, this light and airy white marble room is set apart by a built-in king-sized bed on a heated marble plinth. The mirrored bathroom is referred to as the Versailles Bathroom. Views are of the vineyards and mountains and a verandah leads onto the garden.

The Disa Suite

Relish the vibrant greens, pinks and mauve of this unique and artistic boudoir. Signature pieces include a bold pink chaise lounge and impressive 4-poster kingsized bed in lime green. The room looks across the vineyards to the mountains and also onto the pool and garden, which can also be enjoyed from the balcony
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Breakfast

Breakfast at this Franschhoek hotel is a lavish affair. All manner of cereals and fruits are on offer, as well as a scrumptious hot breakfast menu and ...

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Lunch

Lunch is fresh and flexible. The chef presents a seasonal, à la carte lunch and dinner menu that is alive with flavour. Night-time dining at La Residence ...

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Dinner

The dining area at La Residence is known as the Great Hall – resplendent with dazzling chandeliers, black and white Victorian tiles and vast fireplaces.

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Restaurant

Bar

Spa Treatment Room

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Inclusions

Inclusions with your booking:

Breakfast and snacks

Complimentary Village Transfers

Full mini-bar

Local beverages and house wines

WiFi

All coffee and speciality teas

Laundry

Concierge

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best time to visit Franschhoek in the Cape Winelands?

Franschhoek has something to offer all year round. Peak season is during the summer months from November until April when temperatures soar above 30 degrees celsius. During the winter months, temperatures drop to an average of about 18 degrees while visitors enjoy crackling fireplaces, red wine and the many festivals hosted in the valley.

Are children allowed at La Residence?

No children under 10 years of age are allowed at the main hotel, unless the entire hotel is booked on an exclusive basis. However, in the Vineyard Suites, children of all ages are welcome.

How many works of art can be found throughout La Residence?

151

What should I pack when visiting La Residence?

La Residence has no dress code. Please wear whatever makes you feel comfortable. In summer we recommend packing light clothing including a light jacket and sweater for the cooler evenings, swimsuit, sunscreen, sunglasses, camera. In winter: a sweater, cardigan or jacket for day wear and something a little warmer for the cooler evenings, suitable footwear and light raincoats are desirable for wetter days in winter, more substantial outdoor clothing is needed if activities such as hiking or cycling are planned.

Location
Franschhoek is known as the ‘Food and Wine Capital of South Africa’ and for good reason. Although the list varies year-to-year, up to 8 of South Africa’s ‘Top 100’ restaurants are based in Franschhoek! Despite its tiny size, the town boasts an incredible range of snug cafés and stylish restaurants with every style of food on offer. From traditional English pub food to classic bistro fare, superb wood-fired pizzas to sumptuous sushi, this gourmet dining town has it all.
Distance from Cape Town International Airport

Approximately an hour drive to La Residence

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La Residence is surrounded by Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz vineyards, olive groves and plum orchards, with a spectacular mountain backdrop and breath-taking views of the undulating countryside. Be transported to a world of exquisite beauty, opulence and complete tranquillity at this luxury Franschhoek hotel.

Glittering Indian chandeliers hang from the vaulted ceiling, original artwork and huge mirrors grace the walls, while the furnishings of Liz Biden are colourful, stylish and comfortable. Elegant antiques and exquisite flowers create a feeling of refinement and sophistication while space and personal service are the ultimate luxuries.

Check-in: 2pm / Check-out: 11am
1 Restaurant / 1 Bar
11 Rooms / 5 Suites
Accommodation
Show Accommodation

Inclusions:

Breakfast and snacks

Complimentary Village Transfers

Full mini-bar

Local beverages and house wines

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Facilities:

Restaurant

Bar

Spa Treatment Room

Curio Shop

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Restaurants

In the heart of South Africa's wine country, the experience at La Residence is focused on fine wine and delicious cuisine. Executive Chef Lennard Marais oversees the dining experience at La Residence. His cuisine emphasises fresh, local ingredients, many of which are grown on the estate. Because the cuisine is such an integral part of the experience at La Residence, guests will often sit down with the chefs to discuss their preferences and dietary requirements with menus being tailored accordingly.

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Location

Franschhoek is known as the ‘Food and Wine Capital of South Africa’ and for good reason. Although the list varies year-to-year, up to 8 of South Africa’s ‘Top 100’ restaurants are based in Franschhoek! Despite its tiny size, the town boasts an incredible range of snug cafés and stylish restaurants with every style of food on offer. From traditional English pub food to classic bistro fare, superb wood-fired pizzas to sumptuous sushi, this gourmet dining town has it all.

Distance from Cape Town International Airport

Approximately an hour drive to La Residence

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best time to visit Franschhoek in the Cape Winelands?

Franschhoek has something to offer all year round. Peak season is during the summer months from November until April when temperatures soar above 30 degrees celsius. During the winter months, temperatures drop to an average of about 18 degrees while visitors enjoy crackling fireplaces, red wine and the many festivals hosted in the valley.

Are children allowed at La Residence?

No children under 10 years of age are allowed at the main hotel, unless the entire hotel is booked on an exclusive basis. However, in the Vineyard Suites, children of all ages are welcome.

How many works of art can be found throughout La Residence?

151

What should I pack when visiting La Residence?

La Residence has no dress code. Please wear whatever makes you feel comfortable. In summer we recommend packing light clothing including a light jacket and sweater for the cooler evenings, swimsuit, sunscreen, sunglasses, camera. In winter: a sweater, cardigan or jacket for day wear and something a little warmer for the cooler evenings, suitable footwear and light raincoats are desirable for wetter days in winter, more substantial outdoor clothing is needed if activities such as hiking or cycling are planned.

La Residence

The Tang Suite

Revel in regal reds and greens. Rich styling includes a king-sized bed with ornately padded headboard that can be separated into twin beds. Large Chinese scrolls adorn the wall above the plush sofa. Panoramic vistas include the mountains and the room opens onto a verandah leading directly onto the garden.

The Disa Suite

Relish the vibrant greens, pinks and mauve of this unique and artistic boudoir. Signature pieces include a bold pink chaise lounge and impressive 4-poster kingsized bed in lime green. The room looks across the vineyards to the mountains and also onto the pool and garden, which can also be enjoyed from the balcony
Luxury Africa Collection
La Residence

La Residence is surrounded by Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz vineyards, olive groves and plum orchards, with a spectacular mountain backdrop and breath-taking views of the undulating countryside. Be transported to a world of exquisite beauty, opulence and complete tranquillity at this luxury Franschhoek hotel.

Glittering Indian chandeliers hang from the vaulted ceiling, original artwork and huge mirrors grace the walls, while the furnishings of Liz Biden are colourful, stylish and comfortable. Elegant antiques and exquisite flowers create a feeling of refinement and sophistication while space and personal service are the ultimate luxuries.

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Accommodation

The Honeysuckle Suite

Be enchanted by summer hues in oranges and yellow. A mahogany 4-poster king-sized bed embellishes this bright and warm room. Vivid South African art graces the walls, and the view stretches across the sunlit vineyards to the mountains beyond. A private verandah leads onto the garden.

The Tang Suite

Revel in regal reds and greens. Rich styling includes a king-sized bed with ornately padded headboard that can be separated into twin beds. Large Chinese scrolls adorn the wall above the plush sofa. Panoramic vistas include the mountains and the room opens onto a verandah leading directly onto the garden.

The Frangipani Suite

Stylish in white and gold, this light and airy white marble room is set apart by a built-in king-sized bed on a heated marble plinth. The mirrored bathroom is referred to as the Versailles Bathroom. Views are of the vineyards and mountains and a verandah leads onto the garden.

The Disa Suite

Relish the vibrant greens, pinks and mauve of this unique and artistic boudoir. Signature pieces include a bold pink chaise lounge and impressive 4-poster kingsized bed in lime green. The room looks across the vineyards to the mountains and also onto the pool and garden, which can also be enjoyed from the balcony

The Tibetan Suite

Be transported by oriental oranges. Large Tibetan murals hang above the king-sized bed with plush padded headboard (that can be separated into twin beds if required). Sweeping views include the beautiful vineyards and mountains, which can also be appreciated from the private balcony

The Huguenot Suite

Be transported by oriental oranges. Large Tibetan murals hang above the king-sized bed with plush padded headboard (that can be separated into twin beds if required). Sweeping views include the beautiful vineyards and mountains, which can also be appreciated from the private balcony.

The Huguenot Suite

Relax in the subtle shades of pink and mauve. Marble flooring supports a stately king-sized bed with padde headboard, which is picked up by the elegant pink marble basins in the generous bathroom. This room offers exquisite views across the lawn, down onto the pond and across to the mountains beyond. The verandah leads onto a manicured lawn.

Chambre Bleu Suite

Sophisticated blues and greens make up this palatial parlour. An elevated king-sized 4-poster is accompanied by old-world footstools to assist ascending onto the bed. This room has the luxury of two verandas, both leading out to the garden, one looking across the perfectly manicured lawn onto the pond, and the other facing an olive grove and the mountains.

The Armani Suite

Modern classic chic in black, white, brown and grey. This room features an impressive painting of a ballerina, accompanied by other noteworthy graphics in black and white. The tones carry through into the king-sized bed and padded headboard. Views from both the room and private balcony take in the lawn, the pond and the mountains beyond.

The Nomatemba Suite

Accents of the African sun are harnessed in the dominant yellows. A king-sized bed with padded headboard is set off by large, colourful African paintings. Views from both the room and the adjoining balcony take in the lawn and pond with the mountains behind.

The Maharani Suite

Enjoy the exotic; where red and yellow bring vibrant Indian décor to life. Large Indian paintings and crystal wall-sconces make it all the more lush. A built-in bed incorporates a padded headboard made from antique fabric. The room boasts two balconies, one overlooking the lawns and pond, and the other that faces an olive grove and the mountains.

Sustainable Hotel
Family Friendly
1 Restaurant / 1 Bar
Check-in: 2pm / Check-out: 11am
11 Rooms / 5 Suites
#6 Top Hotel in Africa - (Condé Nast)
Classic Certified

Sustainability

Dining

Breakfast

Breakfast at this Franschhoek hotel is a lavish affair. All manner of cereals and fruits are on offer, as well as a scrumptious hot breakfast menu and continental breakfast selection including cold meats, fruits, cheeses and delicious pastries.

Lunch

Lunch is fresh and flexible. The chef presents a seasonal, à la carte lunch and dinner menu that is alive with flavour. Night-time dining at La Residence is always something to look forward to. Begin with an apéritif in the loggia while watching the sunset over the dam, or sit beside the fire for cocktails and canapés by candlelight.

Dinner

The dining area at La Residence is known as the Great Hall – resplendent with dazzling chandeliers, black and white Victorian tiles and vast fireplaces. Outside, the Persian Alley offers a delightful setting for alfresco meals, overlooking the lush green lawn and palm fronds.

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