Grand Roche Hotel

Grand Roche Hotel


Located only 40 minutes from the airport of Cape Town in a famous wine-growing region, the luxury hotel Grande Roche Hotel was once a very successful vineyard.


The German-owned five star luxury hotel, combining subtle elegance of the former colonial era in a comfortable atmosphere, lies nestled in wonderful scenery with the fascinating mountains in the background.


Let your eyes wander over the green vineyards to the majestic rock formations, an especially breathtaking view in the red glow read more » of the setting sun.



Perfect service and wonderful ambiance make the Grande Roche to one of the best hotels in South Africa, well-deserving its membership in the distinguished circles of Relais & Chateaux Hotels.


The hotel-owned „Bosman’s“ belongs to the best ten restaurants in the world! Excellent wines and exquisite cuisine, including many vegetarian specialties, make the Grande Roche famous amongst honeymooners.


The German Star Chef Frank Zlomke and his team prepare a delightful cuisine with an interesting combination of Dutch, Indian, Malay, French and British highlights.



Zlomkes skills have earned the treasured Relais Gourmet Status for „Bosman’s“. A creative combination of exceptional aromas and traditional recipes touched up with fresh ideas and best ingredients of the Cape make Frank Zlomkes cuisine renowned worldwide.


With its wonderful location and romantic ambiance, the Grande Roche is famous for weddings. A small private chapel in the lovingly arranged gardens creates a special atmosphere for a dream wedding. The luscious gardens are surrounded by houses from the 18th century, renovated in explicit detail. Wedding couples will surely remember their special event as the most wonderful day of their life.


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The Grande Roche comprises a total of 29 suites and five Executive-Rooms.


A separate building features the spacious Honeymoon Suite with a combined living area and bedroom. Furthermore, the suite includes read more » a ca. 27 square metre large private terrace, allowing the newly-wed couple to relax while gazing out over the green vineyards and dark mountains. Enjoy a romantic breakfast in the small courtyard - the perfect start to a wonderful day.


Each of the 18 Terrace-Suites covers around 50 square metres with a 27 square metre terrace.


All accommodations of the former vineyard have been renovated, creating five Deluxe Suites with exotic names from the Dutch-colonial past, such as Java, Jasmijn, Batavia, Malabaar, and Koljanner.


Families may book the Duplex-Suites, comprising two extra beds for children. A separate living room and master bedroom is located in the upper story.


In addition, further five Junior-Duplex-Suites and five Standards Rooms, with shower only, may be booked.


All 29 rooms are equipped with air conditioning, floor heating, a telephone, satellite-TV, safe, mini-bar, and tea/coffee maker. Bathrooms include a hairdryer and cosy bathing robes.


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Nestled into the vineyards by Paarl, the Grande Roche is well-known among upper class international guests. The combination of charming scenery and a warm, mild climate create the perfect atmosphere for read more » a special wedding ceremony on the Cape.


Culinary specialties of “Bosman’s”, among the best ten restaurants worldwide, will delight wedding couples. A small chapel serves as a wonderful setting for private marriage ceremonies. In addition, the Grande Roche Hotel offers a large variety of activities.


Discover the two swimming pools, a small fitness-centre with sauna, hammam and massages, squash-playing facilities and the possibility to go riding, hiking, or biking through the beautiful Cape Winelands.



A total of 14 golf courses, including the famous Pearl Valley (only 15 minutes away), are located in the vicinity of the hotel.


Besides the large selection of physical activities, guests should not miss the opportunity the savour some of the world-class wines in the region. Even wine gourmets have difficulty in choosing amongst the variety of top-quality wines.


In 1993 the Grande Roche estate, including the farmlands, renovated historic buildings, and vineyards, was declared a national monument.


Enjoy a special adventure – take a helicopter trip from Grande Roche or the Victoria & Albert Waterfront in Cape Town. We recommend a panorama flight over the Cape Peninsula or a trip to Seal Island.


If you would like to see how bushman families live, then book a tour the Kagga Kamma, the “Bushman Village”.


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