Protea Hotel Franschhoek, Franschhoek, Cape Winelands

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Protea Hotel Franschhoek

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Protea Hotel Franschhoek

Protea Hotel Franschhoek magnificent 4-Star hotel in Franschhoek with a rich history, with one section dating back to the 1880s. The town itself takes its name from the French Huguenots who settled in the area in the early 1680s after fleeing from their home country. Franschhoek has since become one of South Africa's leading culinary and wine-tasting destinations.

The Protea Hotel Franschhoek boasts a renowned restaurant, conference facilities, luxury accommodation, a sparkling swimming pool and a well-stocked vinotique. Our convenient location makes the hotel a superb base from which to explore Franschhoek's culinary establishments, art galleries, cheese factories and some 25 world famous wine estates. Various outdoor activities, such as horse-riding, golf, backpacking and trout-fishing, can also be arranged.

The luxurious accommodation offered by the 4-Star Protea Hotel Franschhoek is a welcoming retreat at the end of a long day spent exploring this splendid town.

Protea Hotel Franschhoek Amenities

The 4-Star Protea Hotel Franschhoek offers 30 spacious en-suite rooms.

Area Attractions

The 4-Star Protea Hotel Franschhoek's central location makes it the ideal base from which to explore the town's many world famous restaurants, art galleries, cheese factories and more than 20 wine estates that forms part of the Winelands. Various outdoor activities, such as horse-riding, golf, backpacking and trout-fishing, can also be arranged from the hotel.


Surrounded by tall mountains and colourful vineyards, the various golf courses in and around Franschhoek offer the perfect setting for a memorable round of golf.

Horse riding

Explore the countryside on horseback. Equestrian centres near Franschhoek offer scenic rides on horseback through the hills and valleys around the village.

Trout fishing

Various trout farms offer premier fly fishing venues with crystal clear dams and rivers stocked with rainbow trout and small mouth bass.

Hiking trails

The Franschhoek Mountains, Drakenstein Mountains and adjacent Boland Mountains offer some of South Africa's most beautiful hiking trails. Choose between day hikes and overnight hikes, ranging from easy strolls to tough challenges. Some trails require permits.

Eating out

Franschhoek, the food and wine capital of South Africa, hosts eight of the country's top 100 restaurants. Two of these are included in the Top Ten Restaurants of the Year (2004). Come on, indulge yourself.

Wine routes

Be sure to set aside time to explore our beautiful wine routes and taste the award-winning vines of the Vignerons de Franschhoek. The Franschhoek Wine Route, mostly along the R45 road, include famous wine estates like Boschendal, Chamonix, Dieu Donne, Graham Beck, La Motte, L'Ormarins, the Rupert & Rothchild Vignerons, and Vrede en Lust. Franschhoek, with its more than 25 wine cellars, is the certainly most beautiful wine valley in South Africa. For your convenience, these wines can be purchased at the Franschhoek Inn Vinotique.

How to Book

Request a Quote Online or call +27 11 592 9000
(Monday to Friday, 8AM to 17PM, GMT+2)

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