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Gold List 2009

Grande Roche Hotel, Paarl 

South Africa

Tel: 27 21 863 5100

With elements dating to the area's Huguenot settlement of the late 1600s, this estate in Cape wine country is "beautifully restored, surrounded by vineyards and magnificent old trees." Rooms, in several buildings, are suite-style—"we loved sitting in our living area, drinking wine from the local wineries." Order shrimp in phyllo pastry or a Grande Roche burger at Bistro Allegro.

(35 rooms)
Also featured on the: Gold List for 2006, Gold List for 2010, Gold List for 2011
Amenities: Pool, Tennis

Overall Score: 89.4

  • Rooms: 100
  • Service: 96
  • Food: 96
  • Location: 100
  • Design: 100
  • Activities: 87
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