Enjoy five star views of the countryside at La Residence in Franschhoek, tucked within the vineyards of the beautiful Cape Winelands


The five star La Residence Franschhoek is a beautiful boutique hotel set on 30 acres of working farmland in Franschhoek, known as the "Gourmet Capital of South Africa". Guests can look forward to a gastronomic experience with excellent food and wine from the local area and views of the surrounding countryside from each of the hotel's suites.

Description, Services & Facilities

La Residence Vineyard Tour
La Residence is situated on a private 30 acre working farm, with vine yards, plum orchards, a private dam and fragrant gardens, with the majestic mountains of the Franschhoek Valley providing a stunning backdrop. The hotel is a secluded retreat with just 11 luxury suites decorated with fine antiques, Persian carpets and objects d’art. Enjoy mountain views from every suite - each opening onto a generous balcony. Activities include swimming, mountain and village walks, private wine tasting at various estates, cheese tasting and trout fishing.


The Dining Hall and Living Room feature chequered marble flooring with walk-in fireplaces and a four-metre chandelier, leading onto terraces with roses and a fountain for alfresco summer evenings.
La Residence Dining Area
Activities and Facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Fully equipped gym
  • Two in-house spa therapists (includes Swedish and Deep Tissue massages)
  • Mountain and village walks
  • Private wine tasting at various estates, cheese tasting and trout fishing can be arranged (for a wine tour with a difference, horse ride and visit a few of the Vignerons de Franschhoek)
  • Hotel Location


    Honeysuckle Suite

    The Honeysuckle Suite offers orange and golden yellow decor and a mahogany four-poster king-size bed. Expansive window overlook the vineyards to the mountains beyond. A spacious, private veranda leads into the garden.

    Tang Suite

    The Tang Suite offers regal red decor with a king-sized bed that can be separated into twin beds. The opulent furnishings include large Chinese scrolls, a plush sofa and an elegant chandelier. The room opens onto a veranda which looks out onto the vineyards and mountains.

    Tibetan Suite

    The Tibetan Suite is an oriental oasis with enormous antique Tibetan hangings and a king-sized bed that can easily be separated into twin beds. The suite is decorated in deep oranges and maroons with a beautiful burnt orange chaise lounge The suite has sweeping views over the vineyards and mountains from the private balcony.

    Hibiscus Suite

    The Hibiscus Suite offers a symphony of pinks with fine fabrics and a beautiful pink marble bathroom. There are French antiques, patterned rugs and French doors that open onto the veranda and views across the lawn, dam and mountains.

    Armani Suite

    The Armani Suite offers neutral furnishings in greys, browns and creams that create a sense of calm. The suite offers stunning views from the private balcony of the manicured lawns, dam and surrounding mountains

    Novatemba Suite

    The Novatemba Suite offers African accents with brilliant yellows, African paintings and a king-sized bed. The suite offers views from both the room and the adjoining balcony of the lawn, expansive dam and the mountains.

    Frangipani Suite

    The Frangipani Suite is stylish in white and gold. It has a built-in king-size bed on a heated marble plinth and a glamorous bathroom reminiscent of Versailles’ Hall of Mirrors. The spacious veranda offers stunning views of the vineyard and Franschhoek mountains.

    Disa Suite

    The Disa Suite has vibrant pinks and greens with a bright pink chaise lounge and impressive lime green four-poster king-sized bed. The balcony overlooks the gardens, pool, vineyards and mountains.

    Huguenot Suite

    The Huguenot Suite is decorated in soft antique blues and yellows. There is a mustard-gold king-size four-poster bed, a richly-upholstered couch and armchair, and a glittering chandelier. The room opens out onto a private balcony with views across the vineyards and mountains.

    Chambre Bleu Suite

    The Chambre Bleu Suite offers French blue combined with hints of green. It has an elevated four-poster bed and two verandas, one looking out across the manicured lawn to the dam, and the other overlooking the olive grove and mountains.

    Maharani Suite

    The Maharani Suite offers exotic Indian décor, antique paintings and a built-in king-sized bed. The room has two balconies, one overlooking the lush lawns and dam, the other facing the olive grove and mountains.

    Vineyard Suites

    The Vineyard Suites offer luxurious furnishings and terraces overlooking the valley.

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