Mont Rochelle Hotel
Franschhoek, South Africa
Mont Rochelle is a stunning 26-bedroom hotel and vineyard just under an hour’s drive from Cape Town in the town of Franschhoek in South Africa. Franschhoek is a traditional vineyard town in the Western Cape Province famously known as the French Corner of the Cape and is considered the food and wine capital of South Africa.
On a 39-hectare property surrounded by vineyards and mountains, this posh hotel in a manor house with a thatched roof is 9 km from Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve. Mont Rochelle is 45 minutes’ drive from Cape Town in South Africa and is within 35 minutes’ drive of the Stellenbosch, Paarl and Somerset West wine routes.
Map co-ordinates: -33.918613, 19.108449
Mont Rochelle is open year-round for visitors, with 26 rooms and suites that can be booked for any length of stay. You could even hire Mont Rochelle exclusively if you're planning a party, a wedding or just a special occasion. An intimate spa offers a hammam and healing treatments using grapes, herbs and spices.
- There are two restaurants at Mont Rochelle including the Country Kitchen which joins up to the wine cellar – it’s an ideal place for a light lunch in the sunshine or a relaxed dinner.
- Take a dip and relax in the main outdoor heated swimming pool at Mont Rochelle - there are some fantastic views of the Franschhoek Mountains.
- There are some wonderful routes that make it easy to explore the beautiful surrounding area on bike or foot.
- Horseback-riding tours can be arranged for both the experienced and novice rider. You can even combine horse riding with wine tasting, arriving at the cellar on horseback.
At A Glimpse
Mont Rochelle Hotel is the food and wine capital of South Africa where guests can unwind and make themselves at home while dining on healthy and locally sourced cuisine or alternativity you can explore the surrounding areas which offers a range of activities.