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About Le Ballon Rouge Guest House

Built in 1908 as two Victorian-styled homesteads, Ballon Rouge today offers tastefully appointed guest accommodation in Standard and Superior rooms all perfectly situated in the heart of Franschhoek.

Franschhoek is ideally located for exploring the Western Cape with its breathtaking scenery and winelands, being only 45 minutes by car to Cape Town and its international airport.

Deluxe rooms are air-conditioned, with TV, private telephone, and underfloor heated bathrooms. Our penthouse suite offers exceptional panoramic views from a private deck.

A modern spa caters for complete relaxation and tranquillity, or enjoy a glass of Franschhoek’s award-winning wines in our cosy lounge. To provide utmost privacy and tranquillity, Le Ballon Rouge has decided to discontinue its restaurant service to the general public. Exclusively for our guests, light meals can be served by David and we can provide more elaborate dining for groups with 24 hours' prior notice.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 6 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 20
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 15 Reviews

Facilities

  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Jacuzzi/Hot-tub
  • Indoor Fireplace

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Afrikaans
  • French

Grading

  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
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Availability and pricing

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  • Owners Suite Room 10 Owners Suite Room 10 Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Luxury air-conditioned 100 m² suite with full en-suite bathroom, heated towel rail and under-floor heating. Lounge, kitc... see more
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      • Standard Double Room  01 Standard Double Room 01 Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Double room with Queen sized bed and en-suite bathroom including shower and heated towel rail. Private entrance and vera... see more
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          • Standard Twin Room 02 Standard Twin Room 02 Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Twin bedded room with en-suite bathroom including bath with overhead shower and heated towel rail. Private entrance with... see more
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              • Superior Double  Room 03 Superior Double Room 03 Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Air-conditioned double suite with Queen sized bed and en-suite bathroom including heated towel rail. Lounge area and... see more
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                  • Standard Double Room 05 Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Double room with Queen sized bed and en-suite bathroom including shower and heated towel rail. Private entrance and vera... see more
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                      • Standard Twin Room 04 Standard Twin Room 04 Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Twin bedded room with en-suite bathroom including bath with overhead shower and heated towel rail. Private entrance with... see more
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                          • Standard Room 07 Standard Room 07 Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Air-conditioned double suite with Queen sized bed and en-suite bathroom including heated towel rail. Lounge area and... see more
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                              • Superior Deluxe  Room 08 Superior Deluxe Room 08 Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Air-conditioned double suite with Queen sized bed and en-suite bathroom including heated towel rail. Lounge area and... see more
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                                  • Loft Suite Room 09 Loft Suite Room 09 Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Sink into the huge, downy bed and feel your worries wash away. Our second suite has a spacious seating area, large wardr... see more
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                                      • Superior Double 06 Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Room 6 : Standard Twin Room (2 x single beds next to each other)"R450 per person sharing (R700 single occupancy)"En... see more
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                                          Reviews for Le Ballon Rouge Guest House

                                          15 guest reviews Reviews of

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                                          Sandra Quick
                                          12 March 2018

                                          Enjoyed our stay, hope to be back sometime.Lovely town

                                          Brian Looney
                                          15 January 2018

                                          No drinking water in the bedroom, pillow very uncomfortable, liquid soap instead of a bar soap, no toothpaste. The TV is just in the bedroom to tick a box, not in a proper position.

                                          Gerda Prinsloo
                                          01 January 2018

                                          Very nice place for an overnight stay

                                          Natascha Strauss
                                          25 April 2017

                                          Checking in was effortless. They were very accommodating by allowing us to drop our car and bags before hopping onto the wine tram.

                                          Henri Prinsloo, South Africa
                                          18 August 2015

                                          A pleasant stay in an elegant room. Comfortable beds with crisp white sheets and a nice sized clean bathroom. Walking distance to a host of excellent restaurants.  The outside rooms are on a well traveled road. Breakfast was simple but good.

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                                          Le Ballon Rouge Guest House is 0.5km from the centre of Franschhoek , the nearest airport 58.4km (Cape Town International Airport).
                                          *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling