Last Word Franschhoek

Why you'll love it here

  • Enjoy a fantastic location in the heart of South Africa’s gourmet capital
  • Dive into your very own private plunge pool, included with your luxury Pool Suite
  • Experience this five-star boutique hotel, ideal for independent, savvy travellers
  • Venture from iconic vineyard to vineyard on an inspiring wine tram tour


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Set your base at the beautiful Last Word Franschhoek and explore South Africa’s extraordinary gourmet capital. Located on Huguenot Street, with staggering views of the surrounding vineyards, forests and mountains, this boutique retreat is just footsteps away from some of the world’s finest eateries.

With a small and personal feel, you can expect bespoke, intimate service throughout your stay at Last Word Franschhoek. Choose from ten luxury bedrooms, including the spacious Superior Rooms, and the Pool Suites with a sparkling private plunge pool, ideal for both couples and families. Spend long sunny days in your private sanctuary, or relax in the Guest Lounge, which opens out onto a poolside patio and leafy courtyard. The adjacent dining room serves a wholesome complimentary breakfast, while the nearby Resident’s Bay is stocked with delicious alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to enjoy all day.

You won’t need to venture far from the hotel to explore all the offerings in Franschhoek Village. At its heart you’ll find delightful boutique stores, inspiring art galleries packed with local talent and up to 30 different award-winning restaurants offering a range of cuisine. Speak to one of our Travel Specialists to find the best places for you, and to make the most of your stay in Franschhoek.

Last Word Franschhoek has a small selection of carefully curated rooms, including eight Superior Suites and two Pool Suites. Finetuned with French-inspired details, bright colours and modern amenities, feel at home in your luxury haven with views onto the verdant greenery outdoors. Both room types have a complimentary minibar, packed with tasty wines, premium spirits, soft drinks and snacks.

Pool Suites

Pool Suites

Bright and airy with a stripped-back colour scheme, the Pool Suites are a stylish retreat for couples or families. Enjoy a spacious bedroom area, a separate lounge area and extra beds (if requested) for children. Open the patio doors to find your very own private dipping pool and sun loungers where you can relax into peace and tranquillity.
Superior Doubles

Superior Doubles

Wake up to a bright, French-inspired décor and modern furnishings, all flooded with light from your large windows. The Superior Rooms located on the ground floor offer their own private patio and sun loungers, while the Superior Rooms upstairs have a separate seating area. Both options provide plenty of space for families to relax, reconnect and enjoy.

Food and Drink

Venturing from the hotel into the nearby Franschhoek valley, there’s plenty of world-class wine estates to explore. Join tutored tasting sessions and take a fascinating cellar tour led by expert guides with stories to share. Then find the best restaurant to suit your taste, whether it’s traditional South African dishes or a mix of international flavours. The village is full of gourmet chefs keenly awaiting your arrival at their world-class restaurants.

Franschhoek Wine Tram

Wind your way around some of South Africa’s oldest and most influential wine estates. Starting in Franschhoek Village, journey from vineyard to vineyard with stops at incredible landmarks along the way, such as Rickety Bridge and Huguenot Memorial. Tune into to an insightful narration as you go, offering fun facts and intriguing stories about the region’s rich wine history.

Wine tasting on horseback

Trot through the beautiful winelands on horseback with this incredible adventure. Beginning at the Paradise Stables, mount your purebred Arabian horse and get ready to ramble through vineyards, forests and over the mountains together. Enjoy pitstops at a couple of wineries en route for some tasting sessions.

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Monday - Friday: 9am - 7:30pm

Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm



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