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Mont Rochelle

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Mont Rochelle is Sir Richard Branson's stunning 26-bedroom hotel and vineyard just under an hour's drive from Cape Town in the town of Franschhoek in South Africa. Having undergone an extensive refurbishment, Mont Rochelle now boasts a brand new spa with a Hammam, a heated pool, 26 beautifully refurbished bedrooms and two new restaurants.
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Property amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Wheelchair Access
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HOTEL STYLE
Mountain View
Great View
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this hotel so much we ended up extending our stay for an extra 2 nights and we are so glad we did. We received a friendly welcome and after a welcome drink we where shown to our room that they kindly upgraded and...More

Thank Newmie01
Response from VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont RochelleResponded 1 week ago

Dear Newmie01, Thank you for taking the time to share such an amazing review. The whole team really enjoyed reading your comments about your room, the food and the wines. However, I have to say it was your feedback about the team that really made...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Start of by saying, this was the best hotel my family and I have ever stayed in! We had just come from Cape Town on our South Africa road trip. We had just arrived and the staff were there to meet us by the door...More

Thank RichardFlintie
Response from VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont RochelleResponded 1 week ago

Dear RichardFlintie, I don’t think we could ask for a bigger compliment than hearing that you thought we were the best hotel you ever stayed in, thank you! I was particularly pleased to hear how much you enjoyed meeting Peter and the rest of the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lavish property in quaint Franschhoek belongs to Richard Branson . We were here for coffee just as we were ending our private tour . The magnificent place swept us off our feet :- the understated elegance and decor , the spectacular views , Bloom...More

Thank rhythmb2016
Response from VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont RochelleResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear rhythmb2016, We really enjoyed reading your ‘magnificent’ review and hearing that Mont Rochelle made such an impression on you, thank you. We have to agree that Blom has quite the life here snoozing against the mountain backdrop; taking it all in with a coffee...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked to stay here for two nights and it looked idyllic on the website. I had booked a massage for my husband for after we arrived but when I telephoned to advise we might be a little late as we were stuck in...More

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Response from VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont RochelleResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Celialogin, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your experience with us earlier this year. Whilst I was pleased to hear that Elizma and the team went some way towards making amends for the confusion with your booking, I was...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a ladies breakfast. Ideal setting for a special occasion. The views to All sides are postcard perfect. Staff was well trained, friendly and professional. Spa looked absolutely amazing. We took the warm breakfast option which I thought was good value for money,...More

Thank dezir_w
Response from VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mont RochelleResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear dezir_w, Thank you for visiting us for breakfast, we really enjoyed welcoming you and your friends and were delighted to read your lovely feedback! The team were so pleased to hear you thought they were friendly and professional and that you thought the setting...More

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CGriffiths
30 August 2018|
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Response from VirginLimitedEdition | Property representative |
Hello CGriffiths, Thank you so much for getting in touch, we are delighted to hear that you and your family are thinking of paying us a visit. Although Franschhoek is known for its wine, there’s plenty of other things to... More
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adw
5 September 2017|
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Hello adw, It's wonderful to hear from you. We're very much looking forward to welcoming you in October and helping you celebrate such a fantastic occasion. Would you mind please reaching out to our reservations team who... More
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Tonya M
25 February 2017|
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Dear Tonya M, Thanks so much for your question, we are really looking forward to welcoming you in April! We were delighted to hear that you'll be playing a spot of tennis while you're with us and you can rest assured that... More
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"Ask for one of the rooms in the lower annex with views over the valley"
RobinD814
07 Oct 2018
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"Merlot room worth the upgrade"
keano_3
23 Sep 2018
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"Merlot Rooms are beautiful and a good size"
Frieda281214
16 Aug 2018
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"Ask for a room complimentary upgrade when you check in."
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13 Aug 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$463 - US$1 193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
mont rochelle franschhoekhotel mont rochelle
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
La Couronne Hotel
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeFranschhoek
NUMBER OF ROOMS
26
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