Mont Rochelle is a stunning hotel and vineyard just under an hour’s drive from Cape Town, in one of the most unique and beautiful settings, surrounded by vineyards, high on a mountain overlooking the picturesque Franschhoek valley. The tranquil ambience is reflected in the 26 elegant rooms and suites, which also have spectacular views of the vineyards and mountains. A superb wine cellar offers an excellent choice of fine wines; sample Mont Rochelle’s own wines. Relax around the pool or unwind in the sauna or gym, before a pampering massage. Gentler country pursuits include walking, horse riding through vineyards and private mountain forests, with golf and fly-fishing nearby.
ROOMS & SUITES
Mont Rochelle has 26 rooms including six suites. The four Shiraz Rooms with king-size beds all feature courtyard or valley views. The six Merlot Rooms are larger than the Shiraz Rooms and also boast king-size beds with valley views. The six Cabernet Rooms include a private terrace overlooking the valley. There are also six even more spacious suites: Four Pinotage Suites, each with a separate lounge and amazing views; and two Cap Classique Suites, with a separate lounge area, private terrace and plunge pool. The Manor House is an exclusive-use house on the property, with four deluxe rooms and a bunk room for children, with two private swimming pools, a games room and gym, and the option of private dining and private activities.
LEISURE & ACTIVITIES
From personalised wine tasting to a picnic amongst the vineyards, wine enthusiasts will be in heaven at Mont Rochelle! If you're looking to get a bit more active we recommend a dip in the outdoor heated swimming pool. You could also work up an appetite in the gym or just sit back, relax and indulge yourself in the in-house spa.
FOOD & DRINK
There are two restaurants at Mont Rochelle including the Country Kitchen which joins up to a wine cellar – it’s an ideal place for a light lunch in the sunshine or a relaxed dinner. The main restaurant, Miko, located in the hotel's Manor House, is the setting for some fantastic gourmet meals including for those special occasions. Start the evening off with a refreshing cocktail from the bar and find a comfy space on the terrace to watch the sun set. The food served at Mont Rochelle is a blend of international dishes with a healthy nod to the varied nature of South Africa cuisine, paired naturally with some superb local vintages.ter rainfalls of 1000mm. The Franschhoek Valley also experiences the south-easter which helps bring in cooler air allowing for a longer ripening period.