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Exceptional service and location in the heart of Franschhoek
A small boutique hotel, with exceptional service, Leeu house is located in the heart of Franschhoek, just a short walk away from some world class restaurants where we had outstanding meals. The staff at Leeu house go above and beyond to provide exceptional service and little touches like fresh flowers and complimentary wine and hand made snacks in the room were very much appreciated. There are just a few rooms and a nice sized pool and garden for relaxing in after a day of wine tasting. The breakfast was included and was outstanding with the best croissants and pastries outside of Paris. Their freshly squeezed juices were delicious and they had a wide choice of cooked options from waffles served with berries, to avo toast to eggs Benedict. There is a complimentary transfer to their sister property Leeu Estates, which in my opinion is an even more wonderful place to stay if you want a little more space and endless views of the surrounding valley. As a guest of Leeu House there is a complimentary wine tasting at the Mullineux & Leeu Wine Studio which was great. Of the 6 wines we tried, my favourites were their Mullieneux Old vines white as well as their award winning Leeu Passant Chardonnay, which had a depth and character that was remarkable. As guest of Leeu house you can make use of both properties and the gym and spa are both located at the Estates. Leeu House has free bikes for guests to use, so we rode bikes between the two properties passing by many beautiful vineyards (such as Mont Rochelle owned by Richard Branson).
We spent three nights at this small but absolutely perfect hotel. We both agreed that it is the best and friendliest hotel we have ever stayed in. All the staff were superb and so helpful and cheerful. It was obvious that they enjoy working there. We stayed in Room 1 which was so comfortable and clean. The breakfasts were superb, with a very good choice and extremely tasty. We also had a couple of meals off their all day menu and were not disappointed. The pool area was excellent and good to relax for an hour or so at the end of a tiring day. The courtesy transport to the local vinyards was a real bonus. We were sad to leave the hotel and would thoroughly recommend it to anyone. Excellent is not a high enough rating.
First class accommodation.
First class accommodation and service. Would strongly recommend Leeu House. Wine, fruit, water, fresh flowers in room, complementary wine tasting and transport were all unexpected bonuses. Excellent location and staff.
Beautiful oasis of calm in Franschoek
A beautiful hotel in an excellent location in Franschoek. The staff couldn’t have been more helpful and the hotel is thoughtfully and well appointed. Beds are also extremely comfortable. Can’t recommend highly enough.
Leeu House is an exceptional small hotel in a perfect location for a stay in Franschhoek & the Winelands. The hotel is beautifully appointed including a lovely garden with pool, and is managed by friendly and efficient management. Our room was very comfortable and the complimentary wine and gifts most welcome. Breakfast for a small hotel was particularly good and offered a wide & varied choice. Secure parking of our hire care (including last day cleaning) was very helpful. Overall a high quality hotel offering a first class stay. There was nothing not to like.
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