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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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Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We were only here for one night. The staff were welcoming, the rooms clean and met our needs. A few minor niggles in terms of a sink that was a bit blocked and a window that we couldn't close but otherwise fine. Pleasant breakfast served in the morning which set us up for the next drive through beautiful South Africa.

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

A group of us booked 8 rooms for a night to spend a great day and night out and about exploring Franschoek.We pre booked for the wine tram and had a great day exploring nearby wine farms ,had a lovely time and a very comfortable stay.We will gladly book here again.The manager,chef and staff are welcoming, beds were comfy,location is...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 September 2016

David greeted us and showed us to our lovely room -- with a sitting area and a giant bath! His dinner recommendation was also spot on (Le Bon Vivant). Great sleep, nice breakfast by the fire and a little stroll around town ... too bad we had to leave!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We had stayed here back in November, 2014 and when we found that we'd be back in the Cape this year, choosing to stay at Ballon Rouge again was a no-brainer. Super-comfortable, relaxed and perfectly located, we simply cannot fault the place. And we'll be back again at some point.... Ash & Annemieke

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Saronno, Italy
Reviewed 28 August 2016

It is a wonderful bed and breakfast colonial handled with taste and attention to detail. The very large and bright room with elegant furniture and a sitting area as disengagement. The large bathroom with double sinks . Courtesy of the owners and the atmosphere make it truly unique. Also ask for the tuk tuk service for visit the wine farm....

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Additional Information about Le Ballon Rouge

Address: 7 Reservoir East Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: €65 - €199 (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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