Mont Rochelle

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Winelands, South Africa

This luxury boutique hotel is set on a hill on a 39-hectare estate in the charming vineyard town of Franschhoek, in South Africa’s Western Cape. Recently refurbished, Mont Rochelle combines historic charm with modern sophistication and has an air of timeless elegance. It makes the perfect base from which to explore the Cape Winelands.

Offering impeccable service, stunning accommodation and superb facilities including two top-notch restaurants, a pool and a spa, it will appeal to couples and families seeking a relaxing and peaceful retreat in an idyllic setting.

Mont Rochelle provides 22 rooms and suites classically decorated and featuring huge windows with spectacular views. Some come with terraces or French doors leading to the delightful gardens.

Days can be as action-packed or relaxed as you wish and Lightfoot Travel can create a customized itinerary to ensure you make the most of your stay in the Cape Winelands. Laze by the pool, find the perfect picnic spot on the estate, take a stroll into Franschhoek, hop on the famous wine tram, or indulge in a massage at the spa.

Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate the Winelands into a greater South Africa and African holiday. Take a look at Ultimate South Africa  as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.

Mont Rochelle Information

Location and getting there:

The hotel is located in Franschhoek in South Africa’s Cape Winelands, an hour’s drive from Cape Town.


The hotel comprises 22 rooms including 6 suites, all arranged around the main building. There are 4 Shiraz Rooms with king-size beds, egg-shaped baths and courtyard or valley views, 6 larger Merlot Rooms, 6 Cabernet Rooms with private terraces, 4 Pinotage Suites and 2 Cap Classique Suites, which come with plunge pools.


2 restaurants
Vineyard and wine cellar
Spa and Hammam
Outdoor pool
Complimentary wifi


There are endless activities on offer including biking, hiking, horse riding, cellar tours, wine tastings and golf. You can also hit the gym or be pampered at the spa.


Children of all ages are welcome and activities tailored to the needs of younger guests can be organized. Family accommodation and babysitting are available.

Mont Rochelle Price Guide

2 out of 5

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