Mont Rochelle

A Virgin Limited Edition property, nestled into the vineyards and the surrounding mountains, Mont Rochelle is a gem where guests can relax and indulge in the estate’s wines

OVERVIEW

Located in Franschhoek, approximately a 1.5-hour drive from Cape Town, Mont Rochelle covers 39 hectares with the most amazing views of the surrounding mountains and vineyards.

A wine estate that was named “South African Vineyard of the Year 2018”, Mont Rochelle boasts its own grapes and wine production, which guests can discover with wine-maker Dustin Osborne and taste in the wine cellar or on the terrace of The Country Kitchen. The estate also offers a number of activities suited for a family holiday.

THE MANOR HOUSE

On top of its 22 rooms and suites, Mont Rochelle offers the option to book a private and exquisite villa to enjoy privacy for yourself and your family or friends. A heritage building located a two-minute ride from the main hotel and a stone’s throw from The Country Kitchen, the Manor House can accommodate up to 8 adults and 6 children (in the bunkroom). Guests staying at the house will enjoy full access to the hotel facilities but also solo use of two private pools, private gym, games room and private garden. Staying at the Manor House also comes with tailor-made drink packages for the guests (featuring the best wines from the estate), breakfast and lunch or dinner which can be cooked at the house by a private chef or served at one of the two hotel’s restaurants: Miko and The Country Kitchen.

LUXURY FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

Even though a wine estate and a five-star hotel where guests can peacefully leisure, Mont Rochelle also happily welcomes “Little Corkers”. Guests may enjoy an array of family-friendly activities ranging from horse rides throughout the estate and the vineyards to wine stomping and grape juice tasting. The estate grounds are also dotted with law games for families to spend fun time outside in the sun.

WINE & GOURMET TASTINGS

Mont Rochelle boasts in providing guests with excellent wine paired with the Chef’s creative and seasonal cuisine.

ROOMS

26 rooms and suites: 4 Shiraz Rooms, 6 Merlot Rooms, 6 Cabernet Rooms with private terraces, 4 Pinotage Suites each of which features a separate lounge, 2 Cap Classique suites with their own plunge pools, 4 rooms at the Manor House.

RATES

Rooms start at US$450/night during low season (May to August) and US$530/night during high season.

Manor House exclusive use with daily breakfast, daily lunch or dinner, a tailor-made drinks package per guest and complimentary wine tasting session starts at US$5,300 during low season and US$7,300 during high season.

WHAT WE LOVE

  • The estate is a breathtaking peaceful heaven on earth
  • The Manor House offers full privacy and you won’t have to leave the house at all if you don’t want to
  • It is possible to book the entire hotel for exclusive use: 26 rooms and suites, for a total of 52 guests
  • Food and wine are a very serious business at Mont Rochelle

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

  • The hotel is approximatively a 1.5-hour drive away from Cape Town

  • There is a shuttle service to Franschhoek village where guests can discover arts and crafts shops, art galleries and antique stores

  • The Mont Rochelle Reserve offers amazing views of the wine valley but also, on clear days, of Table Mountain and the ocean

  • If you don’t drink wine, the team will happily help you to arrange activities so you an make the best of your stay at Mont Rochelle

POOL

There is a main outdoor heated swimming pool with bar service for guests.

SPA

Mont Rochelle has two spa treatment rooms and uses local brand Africology. Their products are 100% natural and made from natural plant extracts and essential oils. Signature treatments developed with Africology are exclusive to Mont Rochelle.

TRAVEL IN STYLE

Guests dress in relaxed clothing.

WHEN YOU SHOULD GO

High season is from September to April.

Mont Rochelle South Africa
Dassenberg Rd
Franschhoek 7690
South Africa
+27 21 876 2770
virginlimitededition.com