- Situated in the heart of Franschhoek in the Cape Winelands, Le Quartier Francais is a peaceful country retreat renowned for its excellent cuisine and hospitality. An hour drive from Cape Town, the hotel offers a chance to relax and experience adventures among the vines.
- Rooms feature fireplaces and views of the central courtyard and pool or the surrounding mountains. Suites can include corner gardens, walled gardens, or pools. Villas features a full kitchen and a private pool.
- La Petite Colombe is regarded as one of the finest restaurants in Cape Town – it has tasting menus, as well as vegetarian menus, that focus on local and seasonal produce. Enjoy a bespoke craft beer and Mexican–inspired cuisine at Tuk Tuk Microbrewery.
- Guest can enjoy the spa at the sister property of Leeu Estates. Set among vineyards, Leeu Spa provides a range of holistic treatments and massages, and has a plunge pool and infinity pool. The African Vigour Back and Shoulder Massage uses essential oils of rosemary, pine, and black pepper to help relieve tension.
- Visit the village of Franschhoek and explore its restaurants, breweries, galleries, and boutiques. Sample a local vintage or take the Franschhoek Wine Tram. Visit the Huguenot Memorial Museum dedicated to French settlers in the 1700s.
- Complimentary transfers within the Franschhoek valley so have a long lunch and just call for collection.
- Lovely swimming pool in the garden area to relax by.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
Other activities within Franchhoek that can be arranged via our Concierge includes:Complimentary use of the bicycles at each property,Franschhoek Wine Tram, Hiking in the Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve, Village Walks, Franschhoek Motor Museum, Various full day and half day wine tours, Franschhoek Huguenot Monument.
A relaxing and rewarding way to spend a few hours is a visit to Leeu Estates, a five-star getaway ensconced in 68 hectares (168 acres) of landscaped gardens, manicured vineyards and indigenous fynbos in the Franschhoek valley, and to take a guided tour of the gardens interspersed with artworks. The tours provide an opportunity to connect with art and nature in serene and meditative spaces with exceptional views.
Their sixth gallery, Everard Read Franschhoek, in partnership with Leeu Collection, is a considered space showing the best modern and contemporary artworks by southern African artists. Adjacent to Le Quartier Français, the gallery includes a sculpture garden for monumental works interspersed with herbs and vegetables, the first of its kind in South Africa. The fresh produce from the garden features on the menus of the Leeu Collection’s restaurants.
Situated in the heart of Franschhoek, Le Quartier Francais is a peaceful country retreat renowned for its excellent cuisine and hospitality. 15 rooms and six suites offer comfortable and spacious accommodation in the centre of Franschhoek. Le Quartier Francais is a beautiful country inn in the heart of the French Huguenot village of Franschhoek. The Auberge combines the atmosphere of a European retreat with warmth and familiarity. There are 15 en-suite rooms and two suites overlooking a charming garden and the four ‘Four Quarters’ private suites face their own private courtyard and pool. The rooms are spacious with a comfortable sitting area and are cosily furnished in a contemporary South African style.
The Four Quarters suites are larger with an emphasis on design in vibrant colours and modern art. Guests may request breakfast in their rooms, at the pool or tucked away in a secluded corner of the garden. The restaurant, La Petite Colombe, is renowned for its contemporary cuisine (including excellent tasting menus), country hospitality and fine regional wines. Golf courses and other sporting facilities, such as mountain biking are close by, and the area has an abundance of vineyards, wine cellars, galleries and country shops, not to mention exquisite forests and valleys. Le Quartier Francais will gladly pack a superb picnic basket should you wish to make the most of exploring the area.
Le Quartier Francais offers 21 rooms split between nine Auberge Rooms, three Grande Rooms, three Petit Garden Suites, two Suites and four Four Quarter Suites. All rooms feature under-floor heating, complimentary wireless high speed internet access, flat screen TVs and DVD players, complimentary access to the DVD and CD library and wood-burning fireplaces.
The sophisticated suites and rooms, which are located in peaceful scented gardens, feature the ultimate in luxury fittings, fabrics and finishes. The use of striking, colourful palettes, raffia headboards and sumptuous fabrics adds to the layers of texture in the individually styled rooms. The luxuriously comfortable independent LQF Villa 1 (three-bedrooms) and Villa 2 (Four-bedrooms) provides a relaxing home away from home.
Individually styled with modern touches, these rooms are approximately 40m²/430ft² in size and boast extra spacious seating areas and spectacular views of either the central courtyard and its swimming pool or the surrounding mountains. These all feature en-suite bathrooms with both baths and walk-in showers.
Each generous double-volume room is 50m²/538ft² in size. Bathrooms are contemporary with modern fittings including underfloor heating and a spacious walk-in shower.
Petite Garden Suite
These suites are 45m²/484ft² in size and look out onto their own secret corner garden. Luxurious en-suite bathrooms feature granite tops, walk-in showers and double vanities.
At approximately 80m²/861ft² in size, this suite with its private walled garden and secluded pool is perfect for honeymoon couples or families, as it features a sleeper couch.
This suite, which offers a private walled garden, secluded pool and second bathroom, is ideal for families (it features a sleeper couch) or honeymoon couples at approximately 80m²/861ft² in size.
Four Quarters Suite
Set around a private courtyard, each sumptuously decorated and generously proportioned suite is 110m²/1 184ft² in size, and features a separate lounge, a walk-in dressing room, full en-suite bathroom, super king-size bed and double sofa bed for children.
Lqf Villa 1
This charming three-bedroom villa (468m²/5 037ft² in size) with its close proximity to the bustling main street is perfect for relaxed longer stays, providing a luxuriously comfortable home away from home from which to explore the village with its many attractions. The villa features a full kitchen and a private pool.
Lqf Villa 2
This charming four-bedroom villa (224m²/2 411ft² in size) and has a six-metre (19.7-foot) swimming pool. With its close proximity to the bustling main street is perfect for relaxed longer stays, providing a luxuriously comfortable home away from home from which to explore the village with its many attractions. The villa features a full kitchen and a private pool.
La Colombe, the award-winning and world-renowned restaurant based in Constantia, one of the oldest winemaking regions of South Africa, has established a sister restaurant at Le Quartier Français, run by the talented La Petite Colombe team. Dining options are suited to the most discerning of world travellers. The main restaurant offers diners innovative Cape Provençal cuisine in a beautiful setting. The Bar and street-side Terrace provide light meals throughout the day and a variety of drinks. It is the place to go to relax in a stunning setting and be assured of good food, excellent local wines, and warm, friendly service.
La Colombe, the award-winning and world-renowned restaurant based in Constantia, one of the oldest winemaking regions of South Africa, has established a sister restaurant at Le Quartier Français, run by the talented La Petite Colombe team. Visitors to the epicurean valley of Franschhoek can now look forward to experiencing the same level of service excellence and exquisite cuisine that put La Colombe on the map.
Protégé is a casual-style eatery at Le Quartier Français under the guidance of Scot Kirton. Visitors looking for an informal eatery now have the perfect venue in Protégé, featuring stylish casual fare created by a series of talented young chefs under the guidance of Stephen Raaff. Asian, French and Italian influences can be detected in the cuisine which includes the trendy small plates menu, ideal for sharing. Visitors can choose to dine al fresco or watch the chefs at work in the central show kitchen.
Facilities at the hotel include ‘The Screening Room’, where you can enjoy a selection of movies while sipping at delicious local wine, pool, ‘La Petite Colombe’, a gift shop and the spa which offers a range of indulgent treatments.
Lovely swimming pool in the garden area to relax by.
The Spa uses products based on a “Duo-Concept” combining the effectiveness of Aromatherapy with the protection of Phytotherapy, the exclusive Decleor range, including face, body, men and sun, can treat all skin types: normal, dry, mature, oily & combination, sensitive & reactive.