Franschhoek Accommodation Gable Manor Guest House

Gable Manor Guest House Franschhoek Accommodation

About Gable Manor Guest House Franschhoek Accommodation

Gable Manor Guest House

Exceptional value combined with elegance, relaxed comfort and genuine hospitality.
We are proud to have hosted 73 nationalities in 8 years. Based on guest feed back we won the award for the best B&B – Guest House Style – in the prestigious national 2010 AA & American Express® Accommodation Awards Programme, having been finalists in '07, '08 & '09.

Franschhoek is situated in an extraordinarily beautiful valley in the Cape Winelands and is home to many of SA’s celebrated chefs so it is affectionately known as the ‘Gourmet Capital. Embraced by majestic mountains, the surrounding vineyards supply some of the country’s finest wines. The charming main street bustles with quaint shops, exciting galleries, street cafés and restaurants.
Just 70 km from Cape Town, Franschhoek is an ideal and less-hurried base from which to explore the Mother City, the seasonal whale watching and Route 62 (the longest wine route in the world).

Gable Manor offers superb guest accommodation that perfectly combines comfort, elegance and tranquility. It is within easy walking distance of the village.
Guests are welcomed into the relaxed reception/lounge area complete with complimentary sherry and port, generous seating, internet facilities and extensive reading material. There is also a warm fire for cozy winter’s evenings.

There are six rooms in total, four individually decorated bedrooms with king size or twin beds and two elegant suites with extra length king size beds and private lounges fulfill all the needs of the discerning traveler. The décor is muted and the atmosphere is one of understated elegance with clever touches of thoughtful luxury. All rooms have crisp white cotton percale bed linen, satellite TV, air conditioning. Hot towel rails, tea/coffee trays, safe and hairdryer.
The sheltered central courtyard features a sparkling pool in a secluded garden. Adjoining the courtyard the pool-lounge provides an honesty bar and shower facilities.

Breakfasts are served overlooking the pool courtyard with the majestic Franschhoek Mountains beyond. This airy venue is world-famous for its decadent breakfasts. Concertina doors open up to the outdoors in summer, whilst winter days are gently warmed by the fire.

Your hosts, Marlyn and Don are renowned for their friendly assistance and recommendations - they will gladly make your restaurant/wine tasting reservations and advise on locally available activities to suit all tastes.

There is so much to see, do and taste in the valley and surrounds to ensure that you have a marvellous and relaxing holiday. We're within an hours drive of most of the main attractions in the Western Cape.

Wine Tasting;
This is really very easy and casual. You drive up and taste 5 to 6 wines for a mere R20 to R30. Some 29 estates are open 6 days/week and 15 are open on Sundays. 9 In winter. We discuss preferences over breakfast.
You can self drive or we can book you on one of the local tours - you can also do the tasting on horseback or hire a bicycle. I'm told that it's the horse who knows the way home.

There are hikes in the hills, golf, tennis, trout fishing, para gliding and helicopter trips.

UK and European mobile/cell phones work here. The cheapest option is to purchase a local starter kit and pre-paid SIM card - provided you can change the card in your phone.

During high season and weekends we do recommend that you have restaurant and any activities booked well in advance - we're at your disposal to assist or advise as you wish. Don, Marlyn and Team.



Payment Options

American Express
Bank Deposit (EFT)

Features of Gable Manor Guest House Franschhoek Accommodation

  • Room / Unit Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heater
  • International Plug Point
  • Internet Connection
  • Safe
  • Tea And Coffee
  • TV - DSTV
  • WiFi Hotspot
  • On Site Features
  • Bar (honesty Bar)
  • Breakfast : Full English
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Garden
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Ice In Summer
  • Parking (off Street)
  • Reception (business Hours Only)
  • Security (alarm System)
  • Smoking (non Indoors)
  • Swimming Pool (heated)
  • Area Features
  • Guest Transfers (airport)
  • Tour Assistance

Directions to Gable Manor Guest House Franschhoek Accommodation

From Cape Town International airport
Follow the signs to N2 & Somerset West. At exit 33 turn left to Stellenbosch on R310 (Baden Powell). Follow the R310 as it winds into & through Stellenbosch. Watch for the right turn up Hells Hoogte, less than 1 km after you pass the Merc dealer. Over the pass and down through Pniel, pass Boschendal then turn right to Franschhoek on the R45. This is a 50 minute drive.

From Cape Town City
Take the N1 and at exit 47 (signposted Wellington, Klapmuts + Stellenbosch) turn right to Stellenbosch. Under the highway, straight at the 4 way stop, over the railway bridge and immediately turn left to Franschhoek. 9 km further turn right at the T junction on the R45 to Franschhoek. This is a 50 minute drive.

As you enter Franschhoek , the R45 is Huguenot Street (the main street running through the town), take a left turn into Uitkyk Street (2 streets after the 60 kph limit sign), there is a Gable Manor sign on the corner and a sign to Chamonix & Dieu Donne Wine Farms, opposite a shopping centre and before the BP petrol station. Beyond two stop streets turn left into Malherbe Street, we’re the second house on the left. Please park in the parking bays provided in the driveway.

From the Eastern Cape or Hermanus Take the N2 and between Caledon and Botrivier turn north on the R43 to Villiersdorp. At Villiersdorp turn left at the T junction onto the R45. Then turn right (still R45, just before the bridge over the dam), over the pass and into Franschhoek. Turn right at the stop street by the monument and proceed through Franschhoek on Huguenot Street. When you pass the BP petrol station turn right into Uitkyk Street. There is a Gable Manor sign on the corner and a sign to Chamonix & Dieu Donne Wine Farms, opposite a shopping centre. Beyond two stop streets turn left into Malherbe Street, we’re the second house on the left. Please park in the parking bays provided in the driveway.

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4 Malherbe Street, Franschhoek 7690

Accommodation Types

  • Self Catering
  • Guest House

Please note:
Rates may vary and reduced rates may apply to additional persons. All rates are indicative only, may be seasonal and are subject to change without notice.


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