The Last Word Franschhoek

The Last Word Franschhoek is an exclusive five star historic residence in the centre of what many regard as the most charming and picturesque village in the Cape Winelands. Elegantly restored in the Cape Huguenot tradition, the Last WordFranschhoek is right in the heart of what has become the utopia for food and wine lovers in the Cape.

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This intimate hotel offers six luxurious rooms, four superior doubles which open onto a private patio gardens and two suites, both of which have access to semi-private pools. All have large en-suite bathrooms. The rooms are designed with sumptuous home comforts creating an elegant, sophisticated interior.

A wooden-decked balcony affords spectacular views across the mountains, the perfect spot for a sundowner. Breakfasts are a specialty offering a wide choice of interesting fare and are inclusive, as are all beverages and premium spirits. Dinners and lunches are available by prior arrangement.

Getting There

The Last Word Franschhoek is only a minute's walk from the many excellent award-winning restaurants and numerous character-filled boutique style shops and art galleries. The Franschhoek is approximately 1 ½ hour's drive from Cape Town. An in-house chauffeur service is available to guests for restaurant transfers or tailored tours to the highlights of Cape Town at an additional charge.


Besides the wine tasting on surrounding estates there is also wine tasting on horseback, hiking, golf, hot air ballooning, biking, visiting museums and historical sites, shopping, day trips to Hermanus and eating out in award winning restaurants.

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Even walking into this hotel is special- all leafy and set back from the road. The whole place is stunning, the room especially so. We loved it here. They made our stay really special with lovely touches in the room; on the last night we came back from dinner and they had lit lots of candles and left us a bottle of fizz to celebrate! It is also perfectly situated.…

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John Best

Nice hotel with large rooms. Great location in the centre of Franschhoek. Very helpful suggestions on where to eat and assistance with booking.

10/11/2019 Read full trip review

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