Le Quartier Francais

Le Quartier Francais: Information from the owner

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Type Hotel
No. of rooms 21
Last updated 5-Nov-2017

Main description of Le Quartier Francais

Le Quartier Francais: Facilities

Property facilities Spa
Room facilities Air Conditioning, Bath, Complementary Wi-Fi, Disabled Rooms, Dressing Gowns, Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Fireplace, Fridge, Hair Dryer, Heated Towel Rails, Heater, Laundry Service (Available), Lounge Area, Mini Bar, Mini Bar (Complimentary), Safe, Satellite / Cable Television, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Television, Underfloor Heating
Available services Airport Shuttle (Available), Babysitting Service, Chauffer Service, Credit Card, Room Service, Travel Desk
Activities on site (some activities may be seasonal) Cooking Courses, Cycling, Fine Dining, Massages, Adrenaline Activities, Art Galleries, Child Friendly Activities, Cultural Tours, Fishing, Fly Fishing, Garden Tours, General Sightseeing, Golf, Health and Fitness Centre, Helicopter Rides, Helicopter Scenic Flights, Hiking, Historical Tours, Horse Riding, Hot-air Ballooning, Mountain Biking, Museums, Natural History Tours, Quad Biking, Safaris, Shark Cage Diving, Walks (Guided), Walks (Self Guided), Whale Watching, Wine Tasting

Room types at Le Quartier Francais

Auberge Room

Auberge Room

Individually styled with modern touches, these rooms are approximately 40 m²/430 ft² in size and boast extra spacious seating areas and spectacular views of either the central courtyard and its swimming pool or the surrounding mountains. Eight feature en-suite bathrooms with both slipper baths and walk-in showers; one has a shower only and its own private courtyard.

Four Quarters Suites

Four Quarters Suites

Set around a private courtyard, each sumptuously decorated and generously proportioned suite is 110 m²/1 184 ft² in size, and features a walk-in dressing room and full bathroom.

Grande Room

Grande Room

Each generous double-volume room is 50 m²/538 ft² in size. Bathrooms are contemporary with modern fittings including underfloor heating and a spacious walk-in shower.

LQF Villa

LQF Villa

LQF Villa is situated next to the romantic boutique hotel Le Quartier Français in the heart of the village of Franschhoek. This charming three-bedroom villa (468m2 / 5037ft2) featuring a 17m2 / 182ft2 pool with its close proximity to the bustling main street is perfect for relaxed longer stays, providing a luxuriously comfortable home away from home from which to explore the village with its many attractions. Two double air-conditioned en-suite bedrooms  One single air-conditioned bedroom with separate bathroom (suitable for children)  Two inter-leading lounge areas with overhead fans  Flat-screen television and DVD player with a selection of DVDs in the main lounge  An open-plan kitchen  A cosy study that can be converted into a playroom  A veranda on two sides of the house  A private garden and swimming pool  Secure parking in a garage

Petite Garden Suite

Petite Garden Suite

These suites are 45 m²/484 ft² in size and look out onto their own secret corner garden. Luxurious bathrooms feature granite tops, walk-in showers and double basins.

Pool & House Suites

Pool & House Suites

At approximately 80 m²/861 ft² in size, our House and Pool Suites with its own private walled garden and secluded pool is perfect for honeymooners.

Units at Le Quartier Francais

LQF Villa

LQF Villa

LQF Villa is situated next to the romantic boutique hotel Le Quartier Français in the heart of the village of Franschhoek. This charming three-bedroom villa (468m2 / 5037ft2) featuring a 17m2 / 182ft2 pool with its close proximity to the bustling main street is perfect for relaxed longer stays, providing a luxuriously comfortable home away from home from which to explore the village with its many attractions.

Two double air-conditioned en-suite bedrooms  One single air-conditioned bedroom with separate bathroom (suitable for children)  Two inter-leading lounge areas with overhead fans
 Flat-screen television and DVD player with a selection of DVDs in the main lounge  An open-plan kitchen  A cosy study that can be converted into a playroom  A veranda on two sides of the house  A private garden and swimming pool  Secure parking in a garage

Activities at Le Quartier Francais

Afternoon Tea at Leeu Estates

Afternoon Tea at Leeu Estates

Join us for a leisurely afternoon tea at Leeu Estats, located just 3km outside the Franschhoek Village and surrounded by expansive gardens and art.

Franschhoek Activities - General

Franschhoek Activities - General

Other activities within Franchhoek that can be arranged via our Concierge includes:

- Complimentary use of the bicycles at each property
- Franschhoek Wine Tram (www.winetram.co.za)
- Hiking in the Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve (www.montrochellehiking.co.za)
- Village Walks
- Franschhoek Motor Museum (www.fmm.co.za)
- Various full day and half day wine tours
- Franschhoek Huguenot Monument (www.museum.co.za)

Garden and Art Tours at Leeu Estates

Garden and Art Tours at Leeu Estates

A relaxing and rewarding way to spend a few hours is a visit to Leeu Estates, a five-star getaway ensconced in 68 hectares (168 acres) of landscaped gardens, manicured vineyards and indigenous fynbos in the Franschhoek valley, and to take a guided tour of the gardens interspersed with artworks. The tours provide an opportunity to connect with art and nature in serene and meditative spaces with exceptional views.

Indaba - The Meeting Room at Leeu Estates

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. The light-filled space, with its open roof trusses, tall windows, timber floors and natural finishes, perfectly complements the collection of art and sculptures by artists such as Deborah Bell and Stanislaw Trzebinski, among others.

Indaba, which is 140 square metres (1 510 square feet) in size and has an elevator, is equipped with audio and video conferencing facilities, a 203.30-centimetre (80-inch) television screen and uncapped high-speed Wi-Fi.

Indaba can accommodate up to 50 guests both inside and on the terrace overlooking the beautiful valley and mountain landscape. The well-appointed venue can host various events, from cocktails, high teas, private parties, exhibitions, product launches, press briefings and seminars, to business meetings and think tank sessions for up to 30 people.

Indaba is situated at Leeu Estates, a 3km drive from Le Quartier Français. Transport between our properties is available.

Leeu Spa at Leeu Estates

Leeu Spa at Leeu Estates

Set among the vineyards, Leeu Spa is a wellness sanctuary that offers authentic massages and holistic treatments by expert therapists. These tailor-made treatments were inspired by Africa’s rich heritage and traditional rituals. Premium organic products from the innovative Almora, Esse and TheraNaka™ ranges are utilised in the 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. Transport between our properties is available.

The Wine Studio at Leeu Estates

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.

Each of our in house guests receive a complimentary wine tasting at the Wine Studio during their stay.
The Wine Studio is situated at Leeu Estates, a 3km drive from Leeu House. Transport between our properties is available.

Restaurants at Le Quartier Francais

The Living Room

At Le Quartier Français we have three gorgeous spaces that make up our 'Living Room'. Our sunny Garden Room is a beautiful, inviting space that opens up onto picturesque gardens through wide glass doors. Joining the Garden Room and trendy, attractive Lounge Bar area is our Reading Room; a skilfully decorated side lounge. It is in these spaces that one can truly experience all day grazing . . . Our renowned breakfast buffet is on offer from 07h00 to 11h00, so there’s no need to rush out of bed in fear that you’ll miss it! The breakfast buffet offers homemade granola and pastries (including our famous and oh so delicious sticky buns!), freshly squeezed fruit and vegetable juices, infused teas, and plenty of fresh fruit. The kitchen also offers an array of cooked breakfasts using organic eggs from Spier Estate, pasture-reared bacon and sausages handcrafted by Neil Jewell of local restaurant, Bread & Wine. Following this, from 12h00 to 22h00, our scrumptious tapas style menu is available. Using South African ingredients such as, mebos, sour figs, buchu and nettles, Executive Chef, Margot Janse, has created a small plate menu featuring dishes such as ‘Prawn Popcorn’, ‘Grazing Boards’ and ‘Mama's Meatballs’! Order one or two plates for a satisfying snack or a combination of several for a filling meal and spend a relaxing afternoon grazing away, sharing good food and wine with friends and family.

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