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About Gingerbed Cottage

Gingerbed is a charming and stylish cottage situated on a large property with a beautiful, tranquil garden, in the historical "onderdorp" of Franschhoek. It has its own private entrance, and private courtyard overlooking the garden.

Our rooms are tastefully decorated, with whitewashed floors and white percale linen – it is simple, stylish, and comfortable. It is an open-plan unit with an en-suite bathroom with bath, basin and toilet, and small self-catering kitchen. There is a TV and couch in the bedroom, and guests also have access to the garden pool.

  • Response Rate: 85%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 29 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 58 Reviews


  • Swimming Pool
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Gingerbed Cottage Rooms

Reviews for Gingerbed Cottage

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Sian Jones-Souabni/Duckworth
20 February 2018

Great value in good location - little gem!

Lesley Floris
29 March 2017

The cottage was just beautiful and we loved the peacefulness. It is in the perfect location from everything and very comfortable. We will return again. Thanks Sue for your hospitality

Richard Handson
03 March 2017

Simple well kept accommodation, very convenient for all the town's attractions, yet tranquil. Very helpful owners.Only suitable for intimate couples - enough has already been said in other reviews about the curtain!

Richard Gore, England
06 February 2017

Excellent location just off the main street yet it's so quiet. Accommodation was clean, very comfortable and they were so nice and helpful. The only downside is that my wife now has more ideas to refurbish our bathroom at home! Would happily stay there again though .Richard and Alison

Evan Ryke, South Africa
24 November 2016

We had a great weekend away at the cozy Gingerbed cottage, situated just off the main road, in the middle of all the fun, yet still quiet and tranquil.The place is well kept and clean and Sue was a great host. We will most definitely be back!

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Gingerbed Cottage Map

Gingerbed Cottage is 0.8km from the centre of Franschhoek , the nearest airport 58.1km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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