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Pniel Road, Franschhoek 7690 South Africa
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#11 of 63 in Franschhoek
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Set in the Drakenstein Valley surrounded by dramatic mountain landscapes, lush gardens and vines, the original farmstead complex is now a national monument with a rich and intriguing history of more than 300 years. Today, Boschendal is a Cape Winelands icon and an acclaimed wine and food destination. Our vineyards and fruit trees have been joined by vegetable gardens and a growing herd of free range, 100% pasture fed Angus cattle reflecting our commitment to serving wholesome farm-to-table food.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Shuttle bus service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Meeting rooms
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Gift shop
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Fireplace
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Afrikaans
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Doug R wrote a review 09 May
London, United Kingdom7 contributions2 helpful votes
Attended my Sisters wedding at Boschendal and stayed in one of the cottages onsite. The cottage itself was great with everything you need, cooking utensils, fridge, tea, coffee, amazing bathroom and a comfy bed. Also a lovely patio area at the back and a pool area in front. The only negative was that the wedding photographer took a couple of pictures down which revealed a large damp patch, Boschendal Staff, Cottage 5 pictures by bed! This did not detract at all from the great time we all had as a family celebrating the wedding! The Estate itself is wonderful, lots to see and do, great atmosphere, amazing food, lovely places to eat and drink and oh my god the wine is good! Blanc de Noir in particular, I sacrificed clothes to fit a few extra bottles in my suitcase! The staff were amazing, helpful and friendly, thank you all! This is the perfect spot for a long lazy weekend and I definitely plan on returning one day!
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Response from Boschendal Farm, Agency / Consultant at Boschendal Accommodation
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Doug, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at Boschendal, we are delighted to see that you took full advantage and enjoyed everything Boschendal has to offer. We will definitely share your feedback and compliments with our whole team. We hope to welcome you back soon. The Boschendal Team
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Katriona M wrote a review Apr 2022
Kilchberg, Switzerland89 contributions66 helpful votes
Such a strange experience. After 5 days in Cape Town where we were blown away by the dining experiences and before we went on to safari we scheduled two days in Stellenbosch. Sadly we were disappointed. After a rather weak arrival process we drove ourselves out to our villa. The villa was basic. The simple touches were non existent in the villa, no pool towels, no bathroom small amenities eg cotton wool or ear buds. The pool was cold. Our villa was opposite the staff room which meant we had no privacy. We opened our bedroom curtains and the staff were there and if not there they walked constantly and directly in front of the villa. Our breakfast was back in the main the building complex which meant you had to drive. This was slightly disappointing. There should have been bikes provided. Then we booked dinner in their signature restaurant and it was like a posh Beef Eater (UK fast food bar restaurant). The Werf served terrible cocktails, no winery and bearing in mind we are in a wine yard this was beyond disappointing and the menu was terrible. We had actually sat at breakfast and watched chefs come out and pick fresh herbs and we were so excited for our evening or fresh cuisine and sadly after dinner we have no idea why we came to this establishment. Happy to be leaving tomorrow.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: Maybe not the best wine yard to stay at
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Response from Boschendal Farm, Agency / Consultant at Boschendal Accommodation
Responded 5 weeks ago
Dear Katriona, We are so sorry to see you had this experience at Boschendal. This is certainly not our standard, and we would like to contact you to resolve this and improve our offering. Could you kindly send us your contact details to reviews@boschendal.co.za? We hope to hear from you. Kind regards, The Boschendal Team
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Olwethu-Thando K wrote a review Mar 2022
Cape Town Central, South Africa204 contributions25 helpful votes
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Boschendal walks the line of functional farm and accessible luxury travel destination rather well. ------ Boschendal, at least, takes no chances with its guests safety, firstly - from the guarded entry points to the farm, to the airy communal spaces, hand sanitisers abound, reduced capacities within restaurants, and their regularly cleaned surfaces. -------- Blessed conveniences (in the way of amenities) are the kinds of things that make a difference in a stay, and made mine relaxing. The cottage having: >a clean fireplace and all its fixings ready >not to mention the bedrooms large bed coming with an electric blanket >and the bathroom having heated floors and towel rails, was outstanding thoughtfulness for guests who don’t favour nighttime chills. ------
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Room Tip: Pop in at Boschendal, on Night Market days, or during the operating times of the well-stocked...
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Response from Boschendal Farm, Agency / Consultant at Boschendal Accommodation
Responded 31 Mar 2022
Dear Olwethu-Thando, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback after your stay. We are delighted to hear that you got to experience and live the farm with us. We will certainly share your feedback with our teams. We hope to welcome you back to Boschendal soon! Kind regards, The Boschendal Team
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FoodTravelExplore19 wrote a review Mar 2022
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Had a two night stay here and after the first breakfast was extremely ill. Staff were not helpful at the accommodation and were rude and unpleasant to deal with. The location is very remote and I didn’t feel safe leaving the complex on my own. I wouldn’t recommend staying here due to my bad experience.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Responded 18 Mar 2022
Dear FoodTravelExplore19, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your recent stay at Boschendal. We are sorry for your experience and have reached out to discuss this further with you. We hope we are able to welcome you again to showcase our commitment to delivering a memorable experience. Warm regards The Boschendal Team
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Andrew wrote a review Feb 2022
Portstewart, United Kingdom3 contributions1 helpful vote
This is our 2nd time staying and I am unsure whether we will be back. We stayed in an Orchard 2 bed with kids. The real problem is it’s a 5-7 minute car drive in and out to the main estate; this gets tedious. The pool around the Orchard rooms is very poor; not a kid friendly pool and seating is old and tatty. This needs an upgrade. The breakfast, whilst slow is excellent as is the Werf restaurant. The kids club is good though I feel it should be complimentary to guests (you only get 1 free session). The Friday night market was great and picnic was good (though the food choices weren’t as good as previous picnics) If they had more 2 bed places on site and a proper pool this place could really thrive. We were meant to move to Bertha accommodation but honestly it’s very remote and had a youth hostel feel. Time for Boschendal to decide if it wants to really do accommodation properly or not?!
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: Don’t stay away for the main site
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Response from Boschendal Farm, Agency / Consultant at Boschendal Accommodation
Responded 16 Feb 2022
Dear Coastal, Thank you for your feedback after your recent stay at the Orchard Cottages. We appreciate that you have brought these points to our attention. This will be referred to the management team and they will work on improving the experience. We would really appreciate it if you could get in contact with our hospitality manager at gmhospitality@boschendal.co.za as they would like to connect with you on the points you have raised. Regards, The Boschendal Team
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PRICE RANGE
US$155 - US$282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeFranschhoek
NUMBER OF ROOMS
42
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Frequently Asked Questions about Boschendal Accommodation
Which popular attractions are close to Boschendal Accommodation?
Nearby attractions include Franschhoek Motor Museum (4.2 km), Boschendal (1.3 km), and Le Bonheur Reptiles And Adventures (6.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Boschendal Accommodation?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Boschendal Accommodation?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a fireplace.
What food & drink options are available at Boschendal Accommodation?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Boschendal Accommodation?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Boschendal Accommodation?
Conveniently located restaurants include Lust Bistro & Bakery, Cosecha Restaurant, and Indochine.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Boschendal Accommodation?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Boschendal Accommodation have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Boschendal Accommodation offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Boschendal Accommodation offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Boschendal Accommodation?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Boschendal (1.3 km).
Does Boschendal Accommodation have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.