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Maison d'Ail Guest House

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14/07/2017 15/07/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Gordon's Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 13 May 2015

Loved our stay at Maison d'Ail! Nice and quiet, but still only a short walk away from the bustling main road. Stunning views of surrounding mountains. Good and friendly service. Some background music in the breakfast room would be a welcome distraction and staff to write down breakfast order, as the lady got our bread order wrong on both mornings...

1Thank ChantelleCakeMaker
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed 1night in Room 1. Excellent service - reception called 2 days prior to our arrival to inform us that we can check in early, i.e. 10:00. Lovely room -tastefully decorated. A beautiful guesthouse - tucked away in a quiet spot. Room 1 is on ground floor - close to the kitchen / dining area - so you will...

Thank ecsonza
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Nice small guest house in Franchoek. Quiet area with stunning views. Friendly and service minded hosts. Fantastic breakfast. The guest house is stylish with a tranquil enclosed garden. When we are visiting Franschoek again I would not hesitate to stay here again.

1Thank Alvestad
Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2015

A high quality guest house on the edge of Franschhoek,.Great facilities and a comfortable room. Breakfast was particularly good and the owners were helpful and friendly. We enjoyed our two night stay. We walked into town each night ,which took about ten minutes and enjoyed the great restaurants and bars available. A great place to stay!

Thank Alistair S
Reviewed 2 April 2015

We stayed four nights in this guest house, it is excellent from accommodation, food, tranquility and close to the centre of the village which has amazing restaurants. Highly recommend it and thanks to Clive and Jeanne Garlick for their hospitality.

1Thank colleen l
Durbanville, South Africa
Reviewed 26 March 2015

We spent the evening at Maison d'Ail Guest House as we were in town or a wedding; it was refreshing to be in a room where everything you needed was there, and more importantly - in a working condition! Breakfast was delightful, having it outside on the patio, overlooking the swimming pool and the mountains close by. We will definitely...

1Thank Nelizej
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 26 March 2015

We were pleasantly surprised at the thoughtfulness of the owners (Clive and Jeanne Garlick, hence the name) regarding good quality amenities, bedding, towels, etc. We also enjoyed their dog, Zach. :-) The room is large and the breakfast quality and service (fresh baked croissants and apple turnovers) is great. The location is near the center of town, yet quiet and...

1Thank BillBoyd46
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Beautiful and calm place with the amazing mountains in the background and a short walk away from the centre of the little village of Franschhoek. Nice room and great breakfast. Loved it! There is definitely a provençal feel to it.

Thank CocotiersSA
Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

Such a wonderful stay here and they couldn't do enough for us. They made sure we had transport sorted for us gave us all the directions we needed for our onward journey. The guest house itself is absolutely beautiful and the surroundings are stunning. Best hot breakfast of all the guesthouses we stayed in! Thank you.

Thank wireless001
Weybridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2015

We had a wonderful stay here, a well equipped room and stunning views of the mountains. It's in a very peaceful location too. The only reason I haven't marked this as excellent is because the breakfast didn't have a large amount of choice and anything ordered that's cooked comes covered in chopped parsley, even toast! Also the staff didn't have...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape to the tranquility of this newly established guesthouse, Maison d’Ail, owned and run by the Garlick family. Nestled under the Franschhoek mountains, this guesthouse will enable you to relax and unwind in the most tranquil surroundings.Spend your days relaxing at our pool or step out onto the bustling streets of Franschhoek and enjoy top class cuisine and wine at one of the many restaurants and wine farms in the valley.Luxury...amazing views...peace and quiet...who could ask for more? ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maison d'Ail Guest House

Address: 77 Reservoir Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: €88 - €125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Maison d'Ail Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room 5 was huge, airy with fantastic views”
D1585YOsharonh, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“ask for the downstairs bedroom - fabulous”
Serena1000, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 5 on the first floor has the view and terrace.”
hedgehogHampshire, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I think all of the rooms in this hotel are equally attractive”
teamrats, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a pool view room”
853robb, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
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