Dieu Donné Guest Farm – dating back to 1855 - is a delightful haven of peace and tranquillity in the most beautiful valley in South Africa: the picturesque and world renowned wine producing enclave of Franschhoek.
We operate a small and intimate family run guest house where personal attention to our clients and their needs are of utmost importance. We pride ourselves on warm welcomes and personal service - we do it all with country hospitality rivalled nowhere.
We are just four minutes from the historic Franschhoek village, flanked by the sensational Huguenot and Franschhoek mountains. Excite your visual senses by the sheer breathtaking power and glory of the mountains in front of us.
With numerous water features and two dams, a swimming pool and hot tub (jacuzzi) on the farm, the calming and tranquilising effect of water will soon work its magic.
Start your day with a hearty but healthy breakfast in our dining room - built amongst oak trees dating back to 18th century - while we take the hassle out of booking restaurants in the “Food and Wine Capital of South Africa”.
Please note that we do not cater for children under sixteen. We promote an environment of peace, tranquillity and relaxation, hence our policy of no children, no TV's and no telephones in the rooms. There is beautiful meditation music in every room for our guests to completely relax by.
We have 6 standard double rooms (al en-suite with showers) housed in four separate, free standing buildings.
Squirrel Suite (en-suite with shower, double vanity and jacuzzi bath) is a building on its own and free standing from all the other rooms.
Each of our bedrooms has its own individual, unique character with different colour schemes – all natural and rustic with huge showers, pure cotton bed linen, private entrances, covered private patios and views forever…
The English room with its private entrance is decorated in the classic English style; it has an original, framed embroidered work of art dating back to the late 1800’s, its own private balcony with exceptional views and is set amongst 300+ year old oak trees. It has a king sized bed with pure cotton bed linen, air conditioning and ceiling fan, tea tray, radio/CD player, fridge, digital safe and the en-suite bathroom has a large shower. Each bed has an electric blanket.
The African room is styled in traditional African colours and designs in rock art. It also has its own private entrance with balcony and breathtaking views. It has 2 twin beds, pure cotton linen, air conditioning with ceiling fan, tea tray, radio/CD player, fridge, digital safe and the en suite bathroom has a large shower. Each bed has an electric blanket.
Somali Room’s colours are from Mother Nature mixed with the textures of sand dunes, creating the feeling of wide open spaces like you would only find on African soil. It has a king size bed – which can be converted into two twins – both options with pure cotton bed linen and the en-suite bathroom has an enormous shower. In the room you will find air conditioning, a ceiling fan, tea tray, radio/CD player, safe and hair dryer.
Mandela Room is a tribute to The Greatest Man to walk this earth. Traditional African beadwork and the indigenous Nguni Cow are symbols of the Xosa Tribe, of which Nelson Mandela is a member, and are represented in this room. This very special room has a king size four poster bed, pure cotton linen, air conditioning, ceiling fan, tea tray, fridge, radio/CD player, safe and hair dryer. The en-suite bathroom has a beautiful big shower.
Forest is an open plan cottage on the slope of our mountain with awesome views from the covered balcony. It is not self catering. It is fully air conditioned plus a ceiling fan, has a fire place, a queen-sized bed with pure cotton bed linen, tea tray, fridge, radio/CD player, digital safe and an open plan bathroom with huge shower. Each bed has an electric blanket.
Pine is also an open plan cottage and is exactly the same as Forest Room but with a different colour scheme - all in white. Unbelievable views from the covered balcony. It is a spacious open plan room with enormous shower. For your comfort there is a queen size bed with pure cotton linen, air conditioning, a ceiling fan, fridge, tea tray, radio/CD player, fire place and digital safe. Each bed has an electric blanket.
This spectacular and lavish suite consists of a large bedroom with an extra length king size bed with pure cotton linen, fire place and electric blanket for those cosy winter nights and air conditioning for those hot and balmy summer evenings. There is also an overhead fan, bar fridge with champagne and chocolates as well as coffee and tea making facilities. For your enjoyment there is a music system in the bedroom as well as an iPod docking station in the bathroom. The huge bathroom will not disappoint with an extremely spacious shower, bath robes, double vanities and a jacuzzi bath to soak and pamper yourself. Enjoy a glass of bubbly or cold wine while you soak up the incredible views either from your private jacuzzi bath or your covered patio. It is truly magical with our private forest on your doorstep.
It is a delightful, free standing one bedroomed self catering cottage with spectacular views over vineyards towards incredible mountains forming the back drop. The cottage comprises a bedroom (queen size bed with electric blanket) en-suite (with lovely big shower - no bath), an open plan lounge/dining room/kitchen and covered verandah with never ending views. Inside, the cottage is tastefully decorated and fully self contained with a gas stove and full size fridge, tea tray, digital safe, highly effective ceiling fans in the lounge and bedroom, a traditional fire place and DSTV with select channels. Towels and linen are supplied and there is a BBQ outside.