Le Quartier Francais: Information from the owner
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About this information
All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.
For Expert Africa's view, see our own full report on Le Quartier Francais, which contains our own observations and views.
- Last updated by Owner
- 11 Aug 2023
Facilities at Le Quartier Francais
- Property facilities
- 24-hour Security, Activity Desk, Battery Charging Facilities, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Available), Library, Malaria Free, Meal on Request, Mobile Connectivity, Pool, Private Vehicle Available, Restaurant, Secure Parking
- Room facilities
- Air Conditioning, Balcony / Deck, Bath, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Disabled Rooms, Dressing Gowns, Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Fireplace, Fridge, Hair Dryer, Heated Towel Rails, Heater, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Available), Lounge Area, Safe, Satellite / Cable Television, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Television
- Activities on site
- Fine Dining
- Nearby activities
- Adrenaline Activities, Art Galleries, Beach, Bird Watching, Bowls, Child Friendly Activities, Cooking Courses, Cycling, Fine Dining, Fishing, Fly Fishing, Game Drives, Garden Tours, General Sightseeing, Golf, Health and Fitness Centre, Helicopter Rides, Helicopter Scenic Flights, Hiking, Historical Tours, Horse Riding, Hot-air Ballooning, Massages, Mountain Biking, Museums, Natural History Tours, Paragliding, Quad Biking, Safaris, Shark Cage Diving, Walks (Guided), Walks (Self Guided), Whale Watching, Wine Tasting
- Afrikaans, English, Xhosa
Room types at Le Quartier Francais
Individually styled with modern touches, these rooms are approximately 40m²/430ft² in size and boast extra spacious seating areas and spectacular views of either the central courtyard and its swimming pool or the surrounding mountains. These all feature en-suite bathrooms with both baths and walk-in showers and some have a sleeper couch for families traveling with children.
Four Quarter Suite
Set around a private courtyard, each sumptuously decorated and generously proportioned suite is 110m²/1 184ft² in size, and features a separate lounge, a walk-in dressing room, full en-suite bathroom, super king-size bed and double sofa bed for children.
Each room is generously spacious at 50m²/538ft² in size. Situated around the main auberge these rooms enjoy views of the main pool area and majestic Franschhoek mountains. Bathrooms are contemporary with modern fittings including underfloor heating.
Petite Garden Suite
These suites are 45m²/484ft² and 40m²/430ft² in size and look out onto their own secret corner garden. Luxurious en-suite bathrooms feature granite tops, walk-in showers and double vanities.
At approximately 80m²/861ft² in size, these suites with their private walled gardens and secluded pools are perfect for honeymoon couples or families, as they feature sleeper couches. Both suites have a bath and a shower.
Activities at Le Quartier Francais
Franschhoek Activities - General
Other activities within Franschhoek that can be arranged via our Concierge includes:
- Franschhoek Wine Tram (www.winetram.co.za)
- Hiking in the Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve (www.montrochellehiking.co.za)
- Franschhoek Motor Museum (www.fmm.co.za)
- Various full day and half day wine tours
- Franschhoek Huguenot Monument (www.museum.co.za)
Indaba - The Meeting Room at Leeu Estates
Indaba – The Meeting Place at Leeu Estates is a state-of-the-art multipurpose event and meeting venue for inhouse Leeu Collection guests. Inspiring artworks enhance this multipurpose venue and private terrace, designed for a variety of functions: Press briefings, seminars, business meetings, exhibitions and launches.
Indaba, which is 140 square metres (1 510 square feet) in size and has its own lift, boasts wireless audio and video conferencing equipment, a 203-centimetre (80-inch) television screen and high-speed Wi-Fi.
The different types of set up Indaba can accommodate for:
Boardroom – 22 guests
Schoolroom – 28 guests
Cinema – 60 guests
Cocktail - 60 guests
Catering for Indaba is done by The Dining Room culinary team.
Scheduled transfers between our properties is available.
Leeu Spa by Healing Earth at Leeu Estates
Set among the vineyards, Leeu Spa by Healing Earth is an immersive wellness sanctuary that offers holistic treatments and experiences by expert therapists. The tailor-made offerings are inspired by Africa’s rich natural resources, with a unique focus on the myriad therapeutic benefits of South Africa’s unique Pinotage grape. Pure and premium natural products from leading holistic wellness brand Healing Earth are used in the memorable treatments.
A range of treatments for children (aged six to 12) is also on offer.
Leeu Spa is situated at Leeu Estates, a 3km drive from Le Quartier Français. Scheduled transfers between our properties is available.
River Walk Picnics on Leeu Estates
Leeu Collection guests are invited to take advantage of fine Franschhoek weather and the beautiful surroundings at Leeu Estates to indulge in a picnic basket filled with delicious treats. Enjoy the sweeping views of valley and mountains with a glass of fine wine in hand, and a perfect al fresco repast. Think local cheeses and charcuterie with house-made Estates preserves, fresh fruit and crackers; focaccia baked with olives from the Estates garden and feta; gorgeous salads with ingredients harvested from the same garden; chicken yakitori and beef koftas for international flair; and traditional South African koesisters - spiced Cape Malay doughnuts dusted with desiccated coconut. All this and more will create lasting memories to take home.
Terms and conditions apply.
Offered to in-house guests only.
Picnic orders must be placed 48 hours in advance.
Only available at allocated picnic spots on Leeu Estates.
Scheduled transfers between our properties is available.
The Great Heart Wine Boutique
The Great Heart Wines Boutique recalibrates the notion of an ‘intimate’ and ‘personalized’ wine tasting with availability for a table that sits four guests at a time for Le Quartier Français and Leeu House guests only. Non-resident guests are welcome to enjoy the tasting option by making a booking at Protégé (right across from the Boutique). These wines can also be purchased at the Boutique.
Great Heart is the staff empowerment project of Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines, known for their multi-award winning Leeu Passant and Mullineux wineries. Aimed at improving the livelihoods of those who work for the company as well as their families, the Great Heart wine brand is collectively owned by the winery staff, and a portion of all sales under this label go directly to them.
The Wine Studio at Leeu Estates
The Wine Studio offers a truly immersive wine experience. Housed on Leeu Estates, it is run by the Mullineux & Leeu team, whose knowledgeable tasting room staff will guide guests in the finer nuances of these handcrafted wines.
A complimentary Signature Tasting is offered to Leeu Estates guests only. Guests at Leeu House and Le Quartier Français are welcome to book a wine tasting experience at the Wine Studio during their stay. Scheduled transfers between our properties is available.
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