We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Lovely, charming country manor”
Review of Basse Provence

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Basse Provence
Ranked #42 of 64 Franschhoek B&B and Inns
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed one night at Basse Provence in one of the beautiful rooms in the main manor house under the thatched roof. The rooms and en-suite bathroom were perfectly clean and decorated in a beautiful french country-house design. The breakfast was rich and yummy. The staff even moved our table out into the sun in the backyard with a nice view of the fields and surrounding mountains. We definitely recommend this place and will come back next time we are in the area!

Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Longe10
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a ReviewReviews (150)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

5 - 9 of 150 reviews

Reviewed 1 September 2017

A quaint accommodation near Franshoek, so it only makes sense to stay here if you are visiting the area. Franshoek has a good selection of restaurants, from Japanese to Italian and of course, French. Breakfast served at Basse Provence was great, came in decent portions and was reminiscent of home-cooked meals.

Basse Provence is situated amidst sprawling greenfields, so pack a windbreaker as the winds can get be quite chilly even in summer.

  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Sleep Quality
    • Service
Thank enooh
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
CassieJR, General Manager at Basse Provence, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

David Vinton Hospitality Manager

I thank you for your valuable time in completing Tripadvisor.

I would like to thank you for your kind words, and suggestions, we are in the process of changing the breakfast menu, I hope you will enjoy the new offering.

Thank you again for your valuable time.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed in July during the South Africa winter, and it felt like the house isn't really set up for cold weather. Heaters were provided, but we had to put them on full blast and it didn't feel very cosy. No insulation. Gardens seem lovely but, again, not much use in winter when it gets dark at 5pm!
Also, quite a lot of noise from the road, not great for light sleepers.

However, good location for visiting wineries and dinner in central town (car is essential). And nice breakfast.



Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Catherine A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
CassieJR, Manager at Basse Provence, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Good afternoon
Thank you for the review of Basse Provence.
I am so sorry it was a little cold, definitely Franschhoek is a nicer place to be in the warmer months.
I appreciate receiving reviews such as these as they make us aware of faults and grow as a company. I shall be looking at more heating options for people like myself and maybe you who feel the cold.

I do hope you will get to visit us again in the summer months when you will enjoy the gardens and the pool.

Regards
Cassie

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We enjoyed a peaceful and relaxing stay at Basse Provence, it is indeed a magical place with cozy bedrooms and a wonderful breakfast. Friendly country hospitality at its best in a very beautiful surrounding.

  • Stayed: September 2016, travelled as a couple
    • Location
    • Rooms
    • Service
Thank moonshineafrica
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
CassieJR, Manager at Basse Provence, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Good Morning

Thank you for the lovely review of Basse Provence.
I am delighted you enjoyed your time here.
We hope to see you again soon.

Kindest regards
Cassie

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We had a pleasant stay and the guest house is very conveniently located, with easy access to all of Franschhoek's attractions. The staff were very friendly and we enjoyed the complimentary wine tasting at the sister property, Rickety Bridge

  • Stayed: March 2017, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank elizabethbV1210KB
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
CassieJR, Manager at Basse Provence, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thank you for choosing us. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay.
Regards
Cassie

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Franschhoek hotels
4.9 km away
Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa
Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa
#9 of 11 in Franschhoek
716 reviews
3.4 km away
Leeu House
Leeu House
#2 of 11 in Franschhoek
193 reviews
4.6 km away
Lavender Farm Guest House Franschhoek
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
10.7 km away
Lekkerwijn
Lekkerwijn
#14 of 64 in Franschhoek
318 reviews
3.4 km away
Le Petit Paris Guest House
Le Petit Paris Guest House
#7 of 64 in Franschhoek
206 reviews
4.3 km away
L'Auberge Chanteclair
L'Auberge Chanteclair
#39 of 64 in Franschhoek
103 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Basse Provence? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Basse Provence

Address: P.O.Box 455, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #42 of 64 B&Bs / Inns in Franschhoek
Price Range: €75 - €244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Basse Provence 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Ebookers and Hotels.com so you can book your Basse Provence reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing