Franschhoek Wine Valley

L’ermitage Franschhoek Chateau & Villas

About L’ermitage

L’ermitage is a privately owned four star boutique hotel with accompanying private Villas, set on the slopes of the Franschhoek pass amongst vineyards and natural fynbos. The ambiance is relaxed and tranquil, with touches of French influence seen in the building style and décor. L’ermitage is the pinnacle of romance and style, making it the perfect venue for the most romantic day in one’s life’s!

The venue suits intimate and more romantic weddings. The chapel can accommodate 65-seated guests, while the banqueting hall or alternative garden setting overlooking the lake can accommodate up to 80 guests.

Wedding Facilities

The chapel with beautifully stained glass windows gives pause to contemplation while a balcony provides the romantic gallery from where the couple can declare their vows!

Banqueting Hall
The banqueting hall is adjacent to the chapel, separated only by the scented garden and cloister. The banqueting hall has all required amenities and easily accommodates guests, with or without a dance floor. Our coordinator will help you plan the most suited configuration for the occasion.

For guests seeking a unique wellness experience there is a special health and beauty spa on site. It is highly recommended that the wedding couple indulge a little in this therapy.

Wedding Coordination
The dedicated L’ermitage wedding coordinator can help you plan the entire event to ensure a flawless wedding.

L’ermitage boasts a 60-seater restaurant which can cater for all your function needs.


This prestige boutique hotel consists of luxurious en-suite Chateau suites and private Villas, ranging from one bedroom to 3 bedroom en-suite permutations. This permutation ensures that your accommodation needs can be effectively addressed, ranging from opulence bliss to self-catering options. Rooms are equipped with king size beds, air-conditioning, satellite TV, DVD players and kitchenette’s.

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