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Reviewed 3 March 2017

We had a lovely stay for our honeymoon, it was our favorite stop during our 12 day trip. Holden Manz is nestled in the valley at the foot of the mountain. The house is beautifully done with unique art in a spacious layout that feels like your own home. There are well maintained gardens, a pond, and pool in grounds...

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HoldenManz, Manager at Holden Manz Country House, responded to this review

Dear Mary D, We are all so thrilled to hear Holden Manz was your favourite on your trip! Thank you so very much for the wonderful feedback and comments. Best wishes, Eneil & the Holden Manz Team

N. Ireland
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Only here for one night but what a place. Beautiful scenery and lovely people. The accommodation is excellent with original artwork in every room. Hope to come again. Surrounded by vineyards and mountain. There are only 5 rooms so might be difficult to get a booking.

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HoldenManz, Manager at Holden Manz Country House, responded to this review

Dear janeanne_9, Thank you for your superb review! We would love to have you back for a second visit! Kind regards, Eneil & the Holden Manz Team

johannesburg
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Holden Manz is an exquisite boutique space nestled amongst majestic views and vines filled with warmth, hospitality and interesting art pieces on display. It felt like home, just on a grander scale. Nothing was too much trouble for the very competent staff and the owners who live on the property . The restaurant delighted us with 5 star food and...

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HoldenManz, Manager at Holden Manz Country House, responded to this review

Dear lynette r, It was so lovely having you here for a few nights. I am thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and all the offerings on our Estate - thank you for sharing your experience. Hope to welcome you back one day! Best wishes, Eneil

Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Delightful tranquil ambiance, quality and excellent service, in superb surroundings. A lovely base from which to travel out and explore Franshoek and the surrounding local area. We were impeccably looked after

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HoldenManz, Manager at Holden Manz Country House, responded to this review

Dear U3804FHnick, Thank you so much for your excellent review! We look forward to welcoming you back one day. Kind regards, Eneil & the Holden Manz Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2017

My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful two days and night at Holden Manz. The room was beautiful, service excellent and general vibe of the country house is so relaxing and comfortable. The decor, including fantastic art, is top-class. We would also thoroughly recommend the restaurant where we had a wonderful dinner.

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HoldenManz, Manager at Holden Manz Country House, responded to this review

Dear emmawG9622XU, It was amazing having you as our guests! Thank you so much for your wonderful review! I am sorry we never had availability to accommodate you for a second night, but hopefully next time... Best wishes, Eneil

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 February 2017

A great place to relax and explore the winelands. The accommodation and staff were excellent and we enjoyed the food and wine at the restaurant. We had just flown to S Africa from the USA and found this a great place to recover from the journey. The setting of the winery close to the craggy mountains is unbelieveable

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HoldenManz, Manager at Holden Manz Country House, responded to this review

Dear brianmW1815VI, Thank you for your wonderful review. It is indeed an excellent place to relax and a great base from which to explore the winelands. Hope to welcome you back on your next visit to South Africa. Regards, Eneil & the Holden Manz Team

Weimar, Texas
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I wish this was my home! The house and grounds are beautiful and the artwork is perfectly curated. Food and hospitality was excellent with absolutely zero problems. The house is a short walk from the winery and the staff there was amazing, too. I can't recommend this highly enough, we would love to go back! Thanks G&M!

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Dear SevenFouteen, Thank you for your review and sharing your experience with fellow travellers. We would love to have you back! Regards, Eneil & the Holden Manz Team

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Having discovered Holden Manz on a bicycle ride last year, we booked on the spot and had a wonderful week there in January this year. HM is a hidden gem with only five spacious, quiet and tastefully decorated rooms and large bathrooms. Ours had a lovely, sunny patio as well overlooking the nearby mountains. But the real joy is the...

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HoldenManz, Manager at Holden Manz Country House, responded to this review

Dear sbwlondon, I think we have said it all during many email exchanges, but once again thank you so much for staying with us. It was absolutely amazing having you as our guests and I cannot wait to welcome you back in 2018! Best regards, Eneil

St Andrews
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

It was a joy to spend four nights in this beautiful country house on the Holden Manz Wine Estate. We had such a great stay it is hard to sum it up. The house is beautiful, well appointed and we had a very comfortable suite. Lots of communal space as well as outdoor space to relax in. The owners live...

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HoldenManz, Manager at Holden Manz Country House, responded to this review

Dear SandraSStAndrews, Thank you so much for your wonderful review and for sharing your experience!! It was such a pleasure having you as our guests and I do hope to welcome you back on your next trip to South Africa. Kind regards, Eneil & the Holden Manz Team

Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This small country house hotel is in a stunning location at the head of the valley in Franschhoek. On arrival we were met by Eneil the manager at the front door and we knew instantly that the service would be very good .In fact it was better than that, it was exceptional. All the staff were extremely attentive and seemed...

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Dear pvdeary, Thank you so very much for sharing your experience with fellow travellers. It was truly memorable having you and your friends as our guests for 4 nights! I hope to welcome you all back one day! Best regards, Eneil

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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful Cape style accommodation located in a stunning vineyard close to the tranquil town of Franschhoek. Great restaurant and spa complete the package for a relaxing stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holden Manz Country House

Address: 3 Green Valley Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: R2 512 - R4 931 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Holden Manz Country House 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“All room are great”
Kalimantsi, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Suite #2! Private patio, fireplace, beautiful.”
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“Any of the rooms are great”
571AlanC571, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“we had #2 and it was nice, with a balcony. All must be nice I would say!”
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“Away from road”
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