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Protea Hotel Franschhoek

33/34 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek

Cape Town, 7690 South Africa

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South Africa's leading culinary & wine tasting destination

  • This hotel overlooks the majestic mountains & vineyards of the historic village of Franschhoek

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  • Prime location serving as an ideal base from which to explore Franschhoek's culinary establishments

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  • Within minutes of Franschhoek's art galleries, cheese factories & some 25 world famous wine estates

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Local attractions

Franschhoek Wine Tram

Franschhoek Square,32 Huguenot Road

0.5 km from hotel

Huguenot Memorial Museum

Lambrechts Road

1 km from hotel

Franschhoek Motor Museum

R45 Road

15 km from hotel

Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve

Franschhoek Pass

5 km from hotel

Huguenot Monument

Lambrechts Road,Main Road

1 km from hotel

La Motte Museum

R45 Main Road

5 km from hotel

Huguenot Fine Chocolates

62 Huguenot Rd

0.5 km from hotel

Haute Cabrière


5 km from hotel

The Franschhoek Cellar

R45 Park Drive, 99 Main Rd,Milton Park

1 km from hotel

Antonij Rupert Wines

R45 Wine Route,Franschhoek Valley

10 km from hotel

Fitness nearby

0.5 km

Franschhoek Health Club

Hours: Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu: 05:30 AM - 08:30 PM, Fri: 05:30 AM - 07:00 PM, Sat: 07:00 AM - 01:00 PM, Sun: 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM

  • Cardiovascular Equipment
  • Free weights
  • Fitness classes: Fee
  • Fitness services: Slimming Clinic & Body Stress Release

Spa nearby

5 km from hotel

Camelot Spa at Le Franschhoek Hotel is the most glorious of Cape destination spas, where a sensory experience, complete well-being and pure indulgence awaits.

Appointment is required

Phone:+27 21 876 2735

Services, treatments and amenities

  • Body scrub
  • Body wrap
  • Facials
  • Foot bath
  • Manicures/pedicures
  • Massages
  • Men's services

Golf nearby

25 km from hotel

Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate

One of the most attractive aspects of Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate is its iconic golf course. This masterpiece was shaped by the vision of golf legend Jack Nicklaus and his unique touch is evident throughout the course.

Phone: +27 21 8678000; ext= n/a

Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course

18 holes, 6801 yards, Par for course: 72 Designed by Jack Nicklaus
25 km from hotel

Boschenmeer Golf Estate

The home of Paarl Golf Club. The course, set out over 140 hectares, was the first 27 hole facility in the Western Cape. The course presents a challenge to golfers as it meanders its way along the Berg River and tree- lined lush green channels.

Phone: +27 21 863 1140

Paarl Golf Course

9 holes, 3123 yards, Par for course: 36 Designed by Danie Obermeyer
35 km from hotel

Stellenbosch Golf Club

The 4th oldest Golf Club in South Africa. Situated at the foot of the majestic Helderberg mountains on the outskirts of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch Golf Club offers golfers an immaculate golf course, complemented by a warm, friendly & welcoming atmosphere.

Phone: +27 21 880 0103

Stellenbosch Golf Course

18 holes, 6313 yards, Par for course: 72 Designed by Ken Elken (1956); Remodeled by Mark Miller (2004)
40 km from hotel

De Zalze Golf Club

De Zalze Winelands Golf Estate, the home of the De Zalze Golf Club, hosts of The World Amateur Team Championships (Eisenhower & Espirito Santo trophies) as well as the largest ever SA Amateur Championships in 2006.

Phone: +27 21 880 7300

De Zalze Golf Course

18 holes, 6369 yards, Par for course: 72 Designed by Peter Matkovich
40 km from hotel

Theewaterskloof Golf Club

On the eastern shore of the Theewaterskloof Dam lies the beautiful Theewaterskloof Golf Club. The course is rated to be in the top 20 nine-hole golf courses in South Africa, with the backdrop of the surrounding mountains as well as the serine water edge.

Phone: +27 28 840 2213

Theewaterskloof Course

9 holes, 2953 yards, Par for course: 36
40 km from hotel

Devonvale Golf & Wine Estate

Devonvale Golf & Wine Estate is a world class championship golf course, working wine farm and residential estate. Surrounded by rolling vineyards and majestic mountains, here you will find a true jewel of the Bottelary Valley.

Phone: +27 21 888 4735

Devonvale Course

18 holes, 6136 yards, Par for course: 72 Designed by Ken Elkin
40 km from hotel

Wellington Golf Club

Wellington Golf Club was established in 1908, a well manicured 9 hole golf course. The club is well known for its warm hospitality and casual facilities, for its members and visitors.

Phone: +27 21 873 4762

Wellington Golf Course

9 holes, 5919 yards, Par for course: 72
50 km from hotel

Durbanville Golf Club

Situated on the gently rolling slopes of the Durbanville Hills, Durbanville Golf Club provides an enjoyable challenge for golfers of all abilities.

Phone: +27 21 976 8120

Durbanville Golf Course

18 holes, 6045 yards, Par for course: 71 Designed by Ken Elkin
50 km from hotel

Strand Golf Club

Strand Golf Club is situated adjacent to the popular holiday coastal town of the Strand. A course with contrasting 9’s and excellent greens. It is a friendly ‘open’ golf course which can change dramatically when the wind blows.

Phone: +27 21 853 6268

Strand Golf Course

18 holes, 6235 yards, Par for course: 72 Designed by Golf Data
55 km from hotel

Erinvale Golf Club

One of Cape Town’s golfing treasures, the exclusive Erinvale Golf Club is nestled in the middle of the Erinvale Estate in Somerset West, at the foothills of the Helderberg and Hottentots Holland Mountains.

Phone: +27 21 847 1144

Erinvale Golf Course

18 holes, 6506 yards, Par for course: 72 Designed by Gary Player

Swimming nearby

55 km


Local sightseeing

Babylonstoren Garden Tour

Babylonstoren Wine Farm


Phone: +27 21 863 3852

Franschhoek Wine Tram


Franschoek Wine Tram

Phone: +27 21 300 0338

La Rochelle Wine and Gourmet Tours

Cape Winelands

La Rochelle Tours

Phone: +27 83 301 6774

Franschhoek Valley Walk

Franschhoek Valley

Walking Holidays

Phone: +27 21 852 5937

More activities

Biking trail (0.1 km) Boating (60 km) Bowling (1.5 km) Fly-fishing (15 km) Hiking (5 km) Horseback riding (5 km) Jet-skiing (60 km) Jogging/fitness trail (0.1 km) Kayaking (30 km) Mountain biking, trail (0.1 km) Miniature golf (30 km) River rafting (30 km) Sailing (60 km) Sauna (5 km) Scuba diving (60 km) Snorkelling (80 km) Solarium (5 km) Squash (5 km) Tennis (5 km) Water-skiing (60 km) Nature preserve, trail (5 km) Rock climbing (5 km) Surfing (55 km) Table tennis (5 km) Bike Rentals (0.1 km)

Family and children's activities

5 km

Picnic at Boschendal

Phone: +27 21 870 4272

5 km

Horse Riding at Paradise Stables

Phone: +27 21 876 2160

5 km

Walking Trail at Mont Rochelle

Phone: +27 21 876 8000

0.5 km

Chocolate Tasting at Huguenot Fine Chocolates

Phone: +27 21 876 4096

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