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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Lovely Room,Great Breakfast, Perfect Location Close To Everything All Within Walking Distance,And Extremely Helpful Staff... Would Highly Reccommend Staying Here!!!!Very Close To The Wine Train And Great Resturants Nearby

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Beautiful guesthouse with Old-world charm and warmth. The staff and management are really friendly and the breakfast is great ! The rooms are stylish and comfortable. I would definitely recommend Lee Ballon Rouge for a centrally located stay in Franschhoek.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Le Ballon Rouge seems to be one of the very few places in Frranschoek when you can have a private jacuzzi (not a jacuzzi bath) with a view. The jacuzzi is part of the main suite which is enormous and it has an outside area that has 2 sun loungers, a table with 4 chairs and a raised, heated jacuzzi....

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Montrose, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent guesthouse, charming, friendly and very central to everything in the town and for all local vineyard visits. One of the very best which we have stayed in on our South African visit. Recommend to all.

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Fabulous place to enjoy Franchoek from. Lovely caring staff who go out their way to ensure you a good time. Jenny is a key player in masterminding all this and she deserves a special thank you. Our previous visit 4 years ago we had Room 3 - this year we went upstairs to the owners suite, what a treat.

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Stockholm
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We were very well taken care of. Helpful, nice staff and a great room with a canopy bed. Hotel also arranged a private vineyard tour, which was highly appreciated. Several good restaurants close by, and you felt secure the whole time.

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London
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We opted for a suite and were glad we did as we spent a wet, chilly evening enjoying the deep warm bath, the relaxing spacious living area and finally the best bedding ever. The duvet was like fluffy marshmallow and I slept so well! Our hosts kindly booked an excellent restaurant for us- French Connection- and before breakfast we enjoyed...

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We stayed here as part of our honeymoon and could not fault in any way. Room was large, stylish and of high quality. Franschhoek was surreal and would definite recommend it and the wine tram.... the hotel was perfect lovcation to allow us to do everything we wanted. Have to admit that a lot of time was spent in the...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Was totally spoilt at Baloon Rouge, amazing linen and food. Awesome friendly staff and catered to all our needs as we were down in the Cape doing a triathlon. Best price for this unbelievable place...will definitely return here

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This is a small nice hotel in the city center. Our room was nice, not modern but we did not expect that either. Good wi-fi and free parking. Breakfast could be a little bit better, the hot food was nice but the cold food was not nice. Stone hard butter on soft bread is not a nice combination. But overall...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Le Ballon Rouge

Address: 7 Reservoir East Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: €67 - €206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Le Ballon Rouge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“The Owners' Suite is spacious and a real treat!”
 of 5 bubbles RiojaSlovenia, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room overlooking Reservoir Street was nice and sunny!”
 of 5 bubbles , 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Depending on budget - the more you pay the better your room :-)”
 of 5 bubbles DVSOdin, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“the loft room and the loft suite are very good, the ordinary rooms are, well, ORDINARY!”
 of 5 bubbles R0ly, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Don't go cheap if possible!”
 of 5 bubbles Leon_ohyeah, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
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