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Le Ballon Rouge

  • 7 Reservoir St. Map It
  • Franschhoek


  • Central location
  • Personal and attentive service
  • Airport shuttle can be arranged


  • Few rooms available
  • Children under 12 not allowed

Published 03/07/2016

Fodor's Review

If you fancy being in the heart of the village, Le Ballon Rouge makes a good base: here you're just a five-minute walk from galleries, restaurants, and the general buzz. The guesthouse—in a restored 1904 Victorian homestead—is both welcoming and relaxing. The rooms are individually decorated in a pleasing mix of traditional and contemporary; a brass bedstead sits in one room, a modern four-poster in another. The Owner's Suite, which can be yours despite the name, has a private deck and Jacuzzi with a mountain view—just the thing for a starry evening with a glass of Franschhoek's best. Private wine tours and safaris can be arranged.

Hotel Information


7 Reservoir St., Franschhoek, Western Cape, 7690, South Africa

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Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 8 rooms, 2 suites
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Published 03/07/2016

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