Welcome to Dieu Donné Guest Farm on SA-Venues.com, offering 4 star graded accommodation in Franschhoek, Cape Winelands.
Dieu Donné – dating back to 1855 - is a delightful haven of peace and tranquility in the most beautiful valley in South Africa: the picturesque and world renowned wine producing enclave of Franschhoek. We operate a small and intimate family run guest house where personal attention to our clients and their needs are of utmost importance. We pride ourselves on warm welcomes and personal service - we do it all with country hospitality rivaled nowhere. We are just four minutes from the historic Franschhoek village, flanked by the sensational Huguenot and Franschhoek mountains. Excite your visual senses by the sheer breathtaking power and glory of the mountains in front of us.
We have two freestanding cottages comprising one bedroom each, two freestanding cottages comprising two bedrooms each, as well as one freestanding cottage comprising The Squirrel Suite. All in all there are six en-suite bedrooms plus The Suite. All the en-suite rooms as well as The Suite are private with their own covered patios and individual, separate entrances - none of the rooms are linked to each other with an interleading door.
Each of our bedrooms has its own individual, unique character with different colour schemes – all natural and rustic with huge showers, pure cotton bed linen, private entrances, covered private patios and views forever. With numerous water features and two dams, a swimming pool and hot tub (jacuzzi) on the farm, the calming and tranquilizing effect of water will soon work its magic.
The English room with its private entrance is decorated in the classic English style; it has an original, framed embroidered work of art dating back to the late 1800’s, its own private balcony with exceptional views and is set amongst 300+ year old oak trees. It has a king sized bed with pure cotton bed linen, air conditioning and ceiling fan, tea tray, radio/CD player, fridge, digital safe and the en-suite bathroom has a large shower.
The African room is styled in traditional African colours and designs in rock art. It also has its own private entrance with balcony and breathtaking views. It has 2 twin beds (that can be converted to a king size bed), pure cotton linen, air conditioning with ceiling fan, tea tray, radio/CD player, fridge, digital safe and the en suite bathroom has a large shower.
Somali Room’s colours are from Mother Nature mixed with the textures of sand dunes, creating the feeling of wide open spaces like you would only find on African soil. It has a king size bed – which can be converted into two twins – both options with pure cotton bed linen and the en-suite bathroom has an enormous shower. In the room you will find air conditioning, a ceiling fan, tea tray, radio/CD player, safe and hair dryer. The covered patio with fridge and comfortable outdoor furniture entices you to spend time outdoors with a drink in hand. Views are magnificent.
Mandela Room is a tribute to The Greatest Man to walk this earth. Traditional African beadwork and the indigenous Nguni Cow are symbols of the Xosa Tribe, of which Nelson Mandela is a member, and are represented in this room. This very special room has a king size four poster bed, pure cotton linen, air conditioning, ceiling fan, tea tray, fridge, radio/CD player, safe and hair dryer. The en-suite bathroom has a beautiful big shower. The covered patio is shaded by Oak trees of a couple of hundred years old and the view is like “The Great Man” himself.
Forest is an open plan cottage on the slope of our mountain with awesome views from the covered balcony. It is not self catering. It is fully air conditioned plus a ceiling fan, has a fire place, queen size bed with pure cotton bed linen, tea tray, fridge, radio/CD player, digital safe and an open plan bathroom with huge shower.
Pine is also an open plan cottage and is exactly the same as Forest Room but with a different colour scheme - all in white. Unbelievable views from the covered balcony. It is a spacious open plan room with enormous shower. For your comfort there is a queen size bed with pure cotton linen, air conditioning, a ceiling fan, fridge, tea tray, radio/CD player, fire place and digital safe.
Welcome to our newest addition to Dieu Donné Guest Farm: The Squirrel Suite. This spectacular and lavish suite consists of a large bedroom with an extra length king size bed with pure cotton linen, fire place and electric blanket for those cosy winter nights and air conditioning for those hot and balmy summer evenings. There is also an overhead fan, bar fridge with champagne and chocolates as well as coffee and tea making facilities. For your enjoyment there is a music system in the bedroom as well as an iPod docking station in the bathroom. The huge bathroom will not disappoint with an extremely spacious shower, bath robes, double vanities and a jacuzzi bath to soak and pamper yourself. Enjoy a glass of bubbly or cold wine while you soak up the incredible views either from your private jacuzzi bath or your covered patio. It is truly magical with our private forest on your doorstep.
Eucalyptus Cottage is the newest addition to our family of rooms and honeymoon suite. It is a delightful, free standing one bed roomed self catering cottage with spectacular views over vineyards towards incredible mountains forming the back drop. The cottage comprises a bedroom (queen size bed with electric blanket) en-suite (with lovely big shower - no bath), an open plan lounge/dining room/kitchen and covered verandah with never ending views. Inside, the cottage is tastefully decorated and fully self contained with a gas stove and full size fridge, tea tray, digital safe, highly effective ceiling fans in the lounge and bedroom, a traditional fire place and DSTV with select channels. Towels and linen are supplied and there is a BBQ outside.
BREAKFAST & DINING
Start your day with a hearty but healthy breakfast in our dining room - built amongst oak trees dating back to 18th century - while we take the hassle out of booking restaurants in the “Food and Wine Capital of South Africa”. Internet facilities as well as wire less connection are available from the office.
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