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Situated on the Fransche Hoek Wine Estate, L'Ermitage offers 4* hotel accommodation in the luxurious form of chateaus and villas.

Chateau suites offer a truly decadent experience. With superb modern amenities, tasteful and sophisticated decor, and breathtaking views of the fynbos rich mountains, each suite guarantees a luxurious and indulgent stay.

The 36 villas at this 4* luxury hotel allow guests to enjoy the extra comfort of self catering facilities. The villas are surrounded by exquisite gardens and fountains. Each villa is elegantly designed and decorated to offer tranquility and charm to each guest.

The L'Ermitage Spa offers the perfect opportunity to take a break from the hustle and bustle of life.

Featured Special Offer sa-5389


Stay 4 nights for the price of 3 at Lermitage Franschhoek Chateau and Villas in The Cape Winelands. Bed and Breakfast basis.

Valid:   13 March 2023  -  5 April 2023.

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Our standard rates for a Studio Apartment
1 October 2023 to 12 December 2023 GBP 145 USD 175 ZAR 3,272 EUR 167 per roomContracted FIT Rate1 to 3 nights
1 October 2023 to 12 December 2023 GBP 145 USD 175 ZAR 3,272 EUR 167 per roomContracted FIT Rate - Pay 3 Stay 44+ nights
13 December 2023 to 10 January 2024 GBP 194 USD 233 ZAR 4,372 EUR 223 per roomContracted FIT Rate1+ nights

Prices are on a per room basis.

Special offers for longer stays or when booked as part of a longer itinerary may apply - details on request.

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Rates Include

Breakfast is included.

Children Policy

Children of any age are welcome. Rates available on request.

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Lermitage Franschhoek Chateau and Villas: Stay 4 nights for the price of 3

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Code: SA-5390

Stay 4 nights for the price of 3 at Lermitage Franschhoek Chateau and Villas in The Cape Winelands. Bed and Breakfast basis.

Valid:   1 October 2023  -  12 December 2023.

Book Before:   8 December 2023.

Example price for 2 people staying 4 nights from:

Example price based on staying in a Chateau - Mountain Facing between 1 October 2023 and 12 December 2023.

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Guest Rating: 4.5 / 5.0 based on 4 ratings

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L'Ermitage Location.

Directions For Drivers

From Cape Town (via N1): Drive out of Cape Town on the N1 past Belville and Brackenfell turn-offs. Continue past the Winelands 1-Stop Engen petrol station as well as the first Stellenbosch turn-off after the petrol station. Take the next turn-off named Stellenbosch/Klapmuts and turn right at the stop on the R44.

Approximately 600m further, go over the 4-way stop. Shortly after the 4 way stop (+/-400m) turn left at the Franschhoek sign. Carry along this road for approximately 8 km until it ends at a T-junction at which you turn right to Franschhoek on the R45. This road will take you straight into Franschhoek (approximately 16 km further).

Continue straight along the high street, and at the T-junction at the end of the road, turn left. Follow the road, and you will come to L'Ermitage.

From Cape Town (via N2): Drive out of Cape Town on the N2, and take the first Stellenbosch turn-off (Baden Powell Drive/R310) and keep on travelling to Stellenbosch. You will eventually pass the Spier Wine Estate (on your right) and a few kilometres after that, the road will end at a T-junction (approximately 13 km from the N2 turn-off).

Turn right at the T-junction and travel into Stellenbosch. You will pass over 3 traffic lights - keep to your left. The road ends at a T-junction at which you turn left. Pass over 3 traffic lights and shortly after the 3rd set, turn right at a set of lights at the Franschhoek/Idas Valley sign.

This road will take you over the mountain on the Helshoogte Pass, through Johannesdal and through Pniel and eventually ends at a T-junction (16 km from Stellenbosch). This T-junction is shortly after the Boschendal Wine Estate (which would have been on your right). Turn right at the T-junction onto the R45 to Franschhoek. This road will take you straight into Franschhoek (approximately 13 km further. Follow the directions as above.

From Hermanus/The Garden Route: Either follow the N2 to the Baden Powell Drive/R310 exit, and follow the directions as above OR you can take the more scenic route via the Franschhoek Pass - leave the N2 at the R43 towards Villiersdorp (16 km past Caledon) and follow this road to Villiersdorp. Turn left onto the R45, and after approximately 8 km turn right to stay on the R45 and go over the Franschhoek Pass. You will not be able to turn right into L'Ermitage, so continue into Franschhoek, make a U-turn, drive back and enter the property.

General Information For Guests

All of the rooms have air conditioning, flat screen satellite television, a digital safe, internet Wi-Fi access, DVD player, mini bar fridge, hairdryer, a balcony and tea/coffee making facilities. Non-smoking rooms are also available.

The one and 2 bedroom villas are large spacious rooms with fully fitted kitchens, luxurious yet relaxing lounge/dining room area and large private patios.

L’Ermitage has a restaurant, swimming pool with a beautiful fountain, Chapel with a church (service every Sunday at 10:00), secure free parking, a concierge desk and luggage holding.

Breakfast is served from 07:00 to 11:00, lunch from 12:00 till 15:00 and dinner from 19:00 to 22:00 Monday to Sunday.

In-room dining is also on offer for hotel guests who prefer to dine in the comfort and privacy of their rooms.

In room spa treatments can be arranged.

A laundry service is available (additional cost).

Babysitting services are also available.

Credit cards are accepted.

It is advisable to pre-book dinner reservations in Franschhoek, especially between October and April. You can either do this directly via www.franschhoek-restaurants.co.za or otherwise please ask your Travel Butlers consultant for assistance.

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