M11918 (a member of The Last Word Retreats) is an exclusive five star historic retreat situated right in the heart of this charming and picturesque village in the Cape winelands. The private and peaceful setting is only a minutes walk from many excellent award-winning restaurants, numerous character-filled, boutique style shops and art galleries. Franschhoek is the utopia for food and wine lovers with a number of the restaurants being in the top ten in South Africa. The region has numerous activities to offer, the most famous being the world-class wine estates and visits for tasting and cellar tours are a must. The valley is also the idyllic setting for walking trails, hiking, cycling, bird watching, horse riding and fly-fishing. Golf enthusiasts are well catered for with several championship golf courses close by.
Beautifully restored in the Cape Huguenot tradition, M11918 has been designed with sumptuous home comforts creating an elegant, sophisticated interior with a handsome mixture of classic and contemporary furnishings. A wooden decked balcony affords spectacular views across the mountains - the perfect spot for a sundowner. The six luxurious double rooms open onto small shaded gardens and a swimming pool. All have en-suite bathrooms with double marble vanities and generous baths to be shared by candlelight for the ultimate in romance, air-conditioning, under floor heating, heated towel rails, satellite TV and private safes. Included in the rates are lavish breakfasts, free drinks including own label house wines, spirits and beers, and an in-house chauffeur service is available to guests at a nominal fee. The personalised hospitality from the warm, genial hosts ensures guests enjoy the "free stylishness" synonymous with The Last Word.
6 superior double rooms of which 2 are twins and the other 4 are king bedded. Each room has an en-suite bathroom with separate shower and bath and double vanities. book individually or book the entire retreat.
Swimming pool (size 7m x 3m), lounge area, sundowner deck with mountain views.
Nearby attractions and activities:
Wine tasting, horse riding, shopping, walking and hiking, cycling, best restaurants to eat at, site seeing, golf, spa facilities nearby,
80 KM from Cape Town.
A deposit of 50% will secure your reservation. Balance on arrival.
Cancellation within 15-30 days of arrival, 50% of full accommodation account will be levied.
Cancellation less than 15 days prior to arrival, the full accommodation account will be levied.
In the event of premature departure, the full extent of stay as originally booked and confirmed will be charged.
Refunds of monies paid for bookings are at the discretion of Management and are dependent on ability to re-let rooms.
We recommend that you take out insurance against cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances.
Rates Include: Full gourmet breakfast made to your liking including fresh fruit, juices and home-spun specialities; all beverages including premium spirits and bespoke wines, in-room mini-bar fridges; internet and e-mail access, secretarial services; 24 hour security; and personalized concierge services.
Rates are quoted in South African Rands per room per night inclusive of 14% VAT and all bed levies and are subject to change without notice.
Rates Exclude: Lunch and dinner; laundry, in-house chauffeur transfers and tour services; special chef services and gratuities
||Location: South Africa
Joined InfoHub: Apr 2003
Client Request Served: 12
M11918 is the Southernmost, Big Five, and private reserve in Africa - Malaria Free. This award-winning African adventure stretches along the Bushman's river, halfway between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown, and forms a natural extension to the famous Garden Route and Cape Town. An unforgettable conservation effort...
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