Grande Roche Hotel
Winelands, South Africa
This immaculately restored Cape Dutch homestead, set in the heart of Paarl, is truly a special place to stay. Surrounded by gorgeous countryside, the hotel dates back to the 18th century and offers guests a variety of sumptuous accommodation, with suites and guest rooms lavishly decorated and designed to ensure the ultimate in comfort. There are also 2 swimming pools, floodlit tennis courts and a fitness centre. For enthusiasts, there are 2 championship golf courses within a 10-minute drive, making this a perfect place to combine adventure and activity with pure relaxation. The award-winning Bosman’s Restaurant promises fine food lovers a real treat! The imaginative combinations of flavours and quality ingredients make breakfast and dinner a very exciting prospect. The manor house also houses a small wine cellar, a private dining room and a large and lavishly appointed lounge, a great place to relax at night with a glass of local wine. For informal and relaxed lunches, enjoy the Bistro Allegro menu beside the pool, inside the manor house or on the terrace.
- Fitness Centre/Gym
- Bicycle Rental
Where is itLocated in the scenic town of Paarl with much to explore in the local area. Transfer time from Cape Town airport: 45 minutes.
34 suites. All rooms with air-conditioning, under-floor heating, satellite TV, complimentary WiFi, telephone, mini-bar*, tea/coffee-making facilities, safety deposit box, hairdryer, bathrobes, slippers and umbrella. Studio Suites are located in one of the original buildings and have a lawn/terrace area, a sitting area, 1 king-size bed, sleeping max 2 adults.
Duplex Suites are set over 2 floors, located in one of the original buildings and have an outdoor area, lounge on the ground floor and bedroom, with either 1 king-size or 2 single beds, on the top floor, sleeping max 2 adults and 1 child.
Terrace Suites are on 1 level and have a terrace with outdoor furniture, vineyard and mountain views, lounge with TV and CD/DVD player, either 1 king-size or 2 single beds. sleeping max 2 adults.
1 Garden Suite located in one of the original buildings, has a private rooftop sun terrace, enclosed patio, lounge with TV and CD/DVD player, bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and double shower and bedroom with 1 king size bed, sleeping max 2 adults.
Bosman’s Restaurant (fine dining; Bistro menu Weds-Thurs and Bosman's menu Thurs-Sun), Bistro Allegro (informal lunch beside the pool; closed in the winter months). High tea (advanced booking required). Small wine cellar. Kraal heated swimming pool and Bistro pool. Kraal Fitness Centre. 2 floodlit tennis courts, bicycles for hire*, hiking trail, jogging tracks. Water sports* on nearby rivers.
* Denotes local charge.