Accommodation / Paarl
Roche Hotel & Restaurant, Paarl, Cape Winelands, Western Cape, South
Roche is situated on the site of the old De Nieuwe Plantatie in the Drakenstein
valley of Paarl, South Africa. Its heritage dates back to 1717 when a grant
of land was given to Hermanus Bosman.
years the homestead grew and changed and, in 1876, it was renovated to
reflect the then popular Victorian style. The farm was bought and modernised
by the Du Toit family in 1926 and after a fire in 1953 it was rebuilt as
a Victorian manor house.
was finally restored to its original Cape Dutch splendour after careful
research in 1991 and transformed into a luxury hotel. In 1993, the fastidious
restoration was acknowledged when the Grande Roche Estate was declared
a national monument.
And the Present
Grande Roche is a celebrated international hotel, famous for its exquisite
location in the heart of the beautiful Cape Winelands as well as for its
luxurious, cosmopolitan accommodation, award-winning cuisine and matchless
service and hospitality.
renovated manor house at Grande Roche is the heart of the hotel and home
to the award-winning Bosman's Restaurant. A fusion of imaginative and innovative
epicurean delights will tantalize the most discerning of palates.
is a 70-seater restaurant with a terrace and patio seating 60 in fine weather.
It is open seven days a week. For groups of eight or more, the Banqueting
department will help to choose a menu to suit the guest and the occasion.
Dress code for the restaurant is smart - no "Jacket & Tie" requirement.
There is wheelchair access throughout as well as designated parking bays.
Roche regularly hosts an exciting culinary events programme featuring discerning
food and wine connoisseurs and top wine makers and wine personalities.
These Gourmet Wine Evenings are held at the celebrated, award-winning Bosman's
Restaurant. South African pianists enhance the atmosphere of these Gourmet
Evenings, providing quality musical accompaniment.
Gourmet Evenings' five course dinners and wines are selected by both the
hosts and the hotel cellarmaster. Special stay-over packages are available
for these luxurious gourmet weekends.
has a wide range of cigars. Our staff are trained to help you select the
perfect cigar to suit your taste and will expertly cut and light it for
you. Comfortable venues are provided to comply with South Africa's stringent
no-smoking laws, where professionally maintained Cuban, Dominican Republic
or Mexican cigars may be selected from our well stocked humidor.
selection of the Cape's finest fare can be enjoyed in the relaxed and contemporary
Bistro Allegro. Choose to enjoy your meal out on the pool patio or in its
modern, colourful interior.
are fabulous dishes to savour like fresh salads, seafood, pastas, mouthwatering
club sandwiches, delicious desserts, cakes and cheese platters. The
Bistro Allegro is the perfect place for a pleasant and informal meal.
include a conference centre, two floodlit tennis courts, two swimming
pools, health centre. The Grande Roche Health Centre is the perfect
place for indulgent pampering! The peaceful setting and beautiful surroundings
ensure that you are able to relax, de-stress and experience a transcendent
feeling of well-being. The Health Care Centre offers guests gym and massage
facilities as well as an outdoor heated swimming pool, sauna and steam
room. With a golf course and some of the Cape’s top wine estates
nearby, this hotel is the perfect base for exploring the entire Cape Town
courtesy, respect, honesty and sincerity - the characteristics of
this cosmopolitan team, guarantee true hospitality and a great guest experience.
restored Cape Dutch homestead at Grande Roche dates back to the 18th century,
and offers guests a variety of sumptuous accommodations which include 29
luxury suites and six executive rooms.
of our luxurious accommodations has been lavishly designed and decorated
for the comfort and pampering of guests.
ensure that everyone who visits Grande Roche leaves with special memories
of this unique estate escape - the treasure of the Cape Winelands.
fruits and mineral water on arrival
television (suites have TV's & DVD's in the lounges and TV's in the
safe for valuables
bathrobes, slippers and umbrellas
Brown amenities in the bathrooms
access via the telephone line.
bedroom (king size bed), bathroom (double shower and jacuzzi), private
sun terrace and separate enclosed patio, DVD/CD Player.
+ terrace 28m²)
and bedroom (15 King, 3 King / Twin Bedding/Separate twin beds) Bathroom
separate shower and bath in 15 suites. Rose, Dahlia and Tulip – shower
only. Underfloor heating, front terrace with garden furniture and ceramic
and terracotta flooring, overlooking the vineyards. All on one level.
+ terrace 27m²)
on two levels)
level: lounge, guest toilet first floor: bedroom (5 twin beds), bathroom
(separate shower and bath facilities), 2 wash basins. (+/- 65 m²)
on two levels)
level: lounge, guest toilet first floor: bedroom (5 queen beds), bathroom
(separate shower and bath facilities, Semillion Suite with shower only),
2 wash basins. (+/- 50 m²)
lounge/bedroom. ( 5 x King / Twin Bedding / Separate Beds, 1 x queen size).
2 with shower and bath. 4 with shower only. (+/- 37m² + +/- 45m²
own terrace or lawn)
- A Pristine and Historic Setting
Roche is situated in the scenic and historic town of Paarl which lies in
the heart of the Cape Winelands, just 40 minutes away from Cape Town International
Airport. Paarl's Mediterranean climate offers ideal weather for golfing,
hiking and climbing. Centrally located, it is close to all major attractions
around the spectacular Cape Peninsula.
are many interesting sport and leisure activities available close to the
Hotel. Our Guest Services staff will provide information or arrange reservations
and transport to any of these venues.
include the rejuvenating relaxation at the Kraal Fitness Centre, cycling
through historic Paarl, swimming, tennis, golf, jogging, hiking and walking,
horse riding, parachuting, hot air ballooning, helicopter flights, fishing,
scuba diving and a variety of water sports.
tours give you the chance to get behind the scenes of award-winning wine
estates and to forge friendships with the talented and warm-hearted people
that make it happen. Private Tours in the Winelands with Vintage Cape Tours.
ensure that you are always connected we have a wireless hotspot in the
hotel where you can surf the internet and check your e-mails at any time.
Western Cape is one of the world's most spectacular and diverse golfing
destinations. Many of these lush, beautifully maintained Golf Estates have
captivated the global golfing community and boast both local and international
awards for exceedingly high standards, quality, design and professionalism.
Cape Winelands and the surrounding countryside of the Western Cape is breathtakingly
scenic and the mild Mediterranean climate ensures that rewarding and exhilarating
golfing experiences can be enjoyed throughout the year.
Roche will gladly assist with bookings and enquiries. We are proud of our
association with these prestigious, world-class estates and have built
up a comprehensive listing of the most popular and magnificent Golfing
Estates for your perusal.
rates available on enquiry.
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