Franschhoek Wine Valley

Vald’or Estate Guest House

Nestled in the foothills of the Western Cape’s magnificent Franschhoek mountains is a newly renovated boutique Guest House set on 35 hectares of winefarm.
Sink into plump couches in the lounge with it’s intimate bar, sip a sundowner on the terrace overlooking vineyards and mountains, or enjoy a pre-prandial sherry on a winter evening. Luxuriate in one of the spacious, individually decorated en-suites, or opt for a quaint garden unit. Wake to birdsong and linger over a bountiful breakfast.
Val d’Or Guest House and Self-Catering is one of Franschhoek’s most luxurious places to stay, and offers an idyllic country setting in which to shed city stress.

The Manor House:

The Manor House consists of a country kitchen, an elegant dining area, a cosy lounge and TV room with satellite television as well as a sunny breakfast area where you can enjoy breakfast indoors or under the shady trees.  There are four bedrooms consisting of one deluxe room with full bathroom, two deluxe rooms with shower bathrooms, and one standard room with shower bathroom.

The Barn House:

The Barn House comprises guest house accommodation as well as one self-catering unit. It has a sunny breakfast room, lounge area, library and bar area (fully licensed) stretching onto a wide patio facing the pool area. It is also home to Reception. Wireless hot spot available. The Barn House offers four luxury bedrooms: two luxury family suites on the ground floor, and two luxury gallery rooms on the first floor.

Barn House Deluxe Self-Catering Unit:

Attached to the Barn House is a deluxe self-catering unit with 2 bedrooms (amenities, wall safe, robes, slippers, hair dryer), a luxurious full family bathroom to share, a fully-fitted open plan kitchen/dining area, lounge, sleeper couch (children under 12 stay free), DSTV, DVD player and private patios. The unit also has under floor heating and air-conditioning to ensure your comfort throughout the year. A barbecue area is specifically reserved for this unit

Luxury Self-catering Units:

Two of these have one bedroom each (amenities, wall safe, robes, slippers, hair dryer), with a shower bathroom and a fully fitted open-plan kitchen/dining/lounge area with a sleeper couch (suitable for children under 12 years), DSTV, DVD player and a lovely patio with views of the beautiful landscaped gardens, pool area and ornamental dams as well as the magnificent mountains.

We offer  tailor-made packages to suit every need (including accommodation):

• Intimate Weddings

• Birthday Parties

• Anniversaries

• Functions, etc.

We understand that a Wedding is one of the most important occasions in a person’s life, and we are proud to be associated with such an event. We can assure you of our commitment to providing you with an exceptionable and memorable experience.
We are an intimate venue and can accommodate weddings of up to 60 guests indoors and up to 80 guests in- and outdoors. Each wedding is tailor-made to your needs and we will make every effort to make it unique.
We have put together a wedding information document (which includes pricing etc) and sample menus, to get things started, all of which can be adapted to meet your specific requirements.



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Franschhoek Wine Valley exists to:

  • Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley
  • Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand image and which encourage visitors to the Valley
  • Represent the business interests of our members to the Stellenbosch Municipality
  • Aggregate the combined buying power of our members to leverage economy of scale benefits from service providers
  • Coordinate free advisory services and discussion forums to support our member’s businesses

Our Accolades

  • Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Destination Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013 & 2012
  • Service Excellence Award - 2015
  • Best Tourism Event 2015 - Franschhoek Bastille Festival
  • Best Local Tourism Authority Information service 2013 & 2012

Tourism Levy

Certain establishments in Franschhoek may levy visitors with voluntary contributions towards the running of the FWV and to support local charities. Should visitors not wish to contribute to these causes, please indicate this to the relevant merchant.


Maintenance & validity of all business operating permits, licences and registration certificates are the responsibility of the business owner. Franschhoek Wine Valley takes no responsibility for the renewal of the required legal business operating documentation.


Contact Us

Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road

Office hours
Monday – Friday: 08h00 – 17h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 17h00
Sunday’s: 09h00 – 16h00

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861