The brand new Leeu House is the latest boutique offering in Franschhoek. With just 12 rooms, each finished in a slightly different way, Leeu House is the epitome of understated luxury. The stylish interiors are a contemporary take on Franschhoek’s Cape Dutch heritage with its strong French influences.
Leeu House’s special appeal is lies in the fact that it feels like a country guesthouse even though it is situated on the vibrant main street of the village, within easy strolling distance of award-winning restaurants, art galleries, boutiques and many other attractions.
Found on the main street of Franschhoek, Leeu House is within easy walking distance of the town’s restaurants, art galleries, boutique shops and much more, while providing an oasis of calm to retreat to.
Valet parking in a secure parking area and a full service concierge.
Delicious, innovative cuisine is prepared by Leeu House’s culinary team, headed by executive chef Oliver Cattermole. A leisurely breakfast is inclusive until 11am, and lunch and dinner menus showcasing the finest locally sourced organic and ethically farmed produce bring you vibrant world flavours. The finest South African wines are available all day, with the Mullineux house wines complimentary to guests. Breakfast is served from 07h00 and dinner from 19h00.
Guests are also welcome to eat at Heritage Square, an exciting new culinary hub across the street that is also part of Leeu Collection. Guests are also welcome at nearby sister property, Leeu Estates.
Seamlessly integrated finishes are neutral, calm and multi-textured, and feature contemporary artworks. The 12 individually styled rooms and suites are luxuriously appointed, with exquisite marble bathrooms. Two of the rooms open onto their own private gardens, while two others boast small intimate terrace courtyards and two have private balconies. The rooms are equipped with the latest technology and include a high-definition flat-screen smart television; media hub fitted into the writing desk with complimentary Wi-Fi access, including international sockets/plugs; iPad on request; individually controlled air conditioning; electronic safe; and Nespresso coffee machine and mini bar.
Accommodation categories include Classic (on average 35 square metres), two with shower only; Deluxe (43 square metres) and Deluxe with terrace (square metres), all with a bath and shower; and Grande Suite with terrace (65 square metres), one with shower only.
Serene and secluded gardens feature strategically placed sculptures and a 15-metre outdoor heated swimming pool with a shaded terrace. There’s complimentary use of bicycles and a shuttle service between Leeu House and its sister property, Leeu Estates.
Sales Director & Conde Nast Traveler Top Travel Specialist
Chris joined Africa Travel directly from university in 1992 and knows both the company and Africa extremely well.Read more
Sales Supervisor, London
Julia’s love for travel began at a young age. Born in Cape Town, she spent many a holiday exploring Southern Africa with her family before starting her career in travel.Read more
Sales Advisor, London
Felicity, who joined Africa Travel in 2004, has worked in the travel industry for over 30 years and originally comes from South Africa's KwaZulu Natal provinceRead more
Sales Advisor, London
Emma got a taste of travelling when she was young, she has been travelling all around the world. However it was in Africa where Emma found her heart.Read more
Sales Support, London
Sigrun, who joined Africa Travel in 2001, grew up in South Africa and has now been in the travel industry for almost 30 years.Read more
Manager, Cape Town
Christine fell in love with Africa over 30 years ago, and has been managing the Cape Town office since 2008, and is looking forward to exploring Namibia more.Read more
Sales Support, Cape Town
Shaun joined the travel industry just over 10 years ago, working first for an online travel booking portal and an ecotourism company, specialising in sustainable travel in Southern and East Africa.Read more
Sales Support, Cape Town
Debbie joined Africa Travel in May 2009 and has been in the travel industry for over 20 years, enjoying a number of roles, from airline ticketing to accounting.Read more
Tour Guide, Cape Town
Christine first came to Africa as a young woman and immediately felt a connection which has never allowed her to leave. She lived in Johannesburg and in Knysna on the Garden Route, but came to Cape Town 22 years ago and realised it was where she wanted to be!Read more
Africa Travel is the UK's premier specialist dealing with travel to Africa, but we aren't just a website or a call centre, we are a boutique, owner-run company with personal connections to many of the owners of the properties we feature.
During these challenging times many of us are understandably concerned about the impact and effect of Coronavirus on our travel plans, and so to offer you complete reassurance, Africa Travel have put in place our very own Book Africa with Confidence policy.
All flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. Our ATOL number is 3384 www.atol.org.uk/ATOLCertificate
Please complete the below details so that we can forward you a personalised holiday quotation