The Winelands, South Africa
At a Glance
Incredibly central location, in the heart of Franschhoek
Small, simple and ideal for those after location rather than luxury
Beautiful private garden and swimming pool
Stroll over to Le Quartier Francais for a gourmet meal
Bright and quirky in design
Call us on 858 345 1761 to start planning your vacation to Delicious Hotel or take a look at our itineraries to The Winelands
Delicious Hotel is for those looking for a room in a fantastic location, minutes from the center of Franschhoek. You can literally walk to the high street of Franschhoek within minutes, where you will find a plethora of restaurants, cafes, delis and shops. Franschhoek is our favorite spot in the winelands as it feels small and quaint but is also the home of some of the worlds best restaurants.
Delicious Hotel is the sister hotel to Le Quartier Francais which is larger and grander, located just next door. For those after a real gastronomic experience head to one of Le Quartier Francais' two restaurants. The Tasting Room has world renowned accolades and The Common Room provides an eclectic menu with wine pairing.
Delicious hotel has a lovely garden with swimming pool and patio area as well as an indoor lounge area. It is the perfect place for those looking for somewhere to base themselves whilst they use their days to experience this stunning part of South Africa - making the most of local restaurants and cafe's. It is a simple, no frills concept that fills an accommodation niche in this area.
There are only five rooms to choose from, they range from the Itsy Bitsy to Bigger than a Bikini, which are all en-suite and each has individual quirky interiors and furniture.
Delicious Hotel has five rooms ranging from very small to small! The smallest two are fondly called Teeny Weeny 1 and Teeny Weeny 2, which are snug yet come complete with double bed, storage and bathroom. Slightly larger is Itsy Bitsy or for even more space book one of the two Bigger than a Bikini rooms that are spacious and lead out onto the garden.
Children are welcome but there are no specific facilities. Attractions kids will love in the Winelands area include the Ratanga Junction theme park, Monkeytown, Bugz Play Park, the Franschhoek Motor Museum, Stellenbosch Botanical Gardens and the Stellenbosch Toy Museum.
Activities at the Spier Estate, outside Stellenbosch make for a fun day out and for a chance to see some of South Africa's abundant wildlife the Giraffe House, the Cheetah Outreach Facility, Eagle Encounters, the Drakenstein Lion Park, Le Bonheur Crocodile Farm, Butterfly World and Two Oceans Aquarium are the top picks.
Facilities at Delicious Hotel include a lovely small garden with swimming pool as well as outdoor and indoor seating areas. Located just behind Le Quartier Francais you can pre book breakfasts, lunches and dinners at one of their three restaurants.
During your stay, explore the village's quaint shops, galleries, the chocalaterie, chacuterie or enjoy wine tasting, fly fishing, horse riding and golfing. Franschhoek is the gourmet capital of South Africa with an abundance of great cafes and restaurants and more than 40 wineries to visit. Other activities on the area include golf (Pearl Valley and Paarl golf courses are only 15 minutes drive away), tennis, hiking, biking excursions, paragliding and helicopter trips.
Rooms are serviced every three days, however if you wish you can pay for added extras such as daily room servicing, a Full Monty Breakfast served at Le Quartier Francais or even pre book an express manicure and pedicure.
Location & Directions
The Winelands, South Africa
Delicious Hotels, located in minutes from the center of Franschhoek, in the Winelands of South Africa.
When to go
The Winelands are a wonderful year-round destination and enjoys a mild Mediterranean climate, somewhat like the South of France, which is what makes the area perfect for grape-growing. Summer in Franschhoek is the reverse of the Northern hemisphere. The best season visit is September to March when it is hot, sunny and dry. From April to August it cools down with some rain.