The essence of La Clé des Montagnes lies not only within the exceptional attention to detail, exquisite finishes and superb location but also in the breadth of experience. Discover a sense of tranquillity, space, taste and style with the lifestyle of Franschhoek, made manifest at La Clé.

Amidst vines and mountains is an experience to be savoured at La Clé Village and Lodge. With professional chefs in our team, the cuisine is dynamic and fresh, from local-style ‘braai’s’ to laden breakfast tables, personalised picnics, private dining and select Shared Table evenings.

La Clé Village is a collection of stylish rooms and suites across three Village houses, Manoir, Grange and Colonial, as well as Galerie, an ultra-chic 2-bedroom fully-serviced Villa. Each Village house is complete with a private garden, ample living spaces and pool. Guests come together at Manoir for exceptional meals hosted by our chefs to share in the valley’s culinary heritage. La Clé Lodge is nestled on La Clé des Montagnes’ second working vineyard in the centre of Franschhoek, La Clé Lodge offers expansive views, a tennis court, putt and chip lawn and helipad.

Managed by highly experienced chefs with inspired menus, hearty home-style meals and finer dining options, join us to experience the lifestyle of Franschhoek and be enveloped by warm hospitality. With design and finishes by Jacques Erasmus of Hemelhuijs, modern styling meets the classic charm of a traditional Cape Dutch home at the La Clé Lodge. Flowing interiors, high ceilings and ample living areas are enhanced by charming accents and the rustic beauty of traditional materials. Spend intimate time together at the Lodge in any of the five exquisitely comfortable en-suite bedrooms, or book it as a private Villa for a family and friends getaway.

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GARDEN ROOMS: Lodge: 2 | Village: Grange 2

Designed for elegant living with high ceilings and spacious interiors, the Gardens Rooms of La Clédes Montagnes are a haven for those seeking out a Winelands retreat. All these en-suite rooms offerguests the opportunity to escape into local history with antique accents collected from throughoutthe Western Cape. Coupled with modern styling, the Garden Rooms are both rustic and refined.Cocoon in luxurious bed linen or step outside onto the terraces which offer expansive views of thegardens, vineyards and/or mountains beyond.Relax in the refreshing pools or stroll through the acres of gardens. Join us for family-style dinners in the dining rooms of both the Lodge and Village prepared by our chefs, or relax over a private picnic in the grounds. At La Clé, we welcome you to enjoy the French-inspired lifestyle of Franschhoek.

GARDEN SUITE – Village: Manoir 1 | Colonial 1

The refined elegance of the spacious Garden Suite at Manoir and Colonial is remarkable in its grandeur. Found in this, the heart of the farm’s original manor house, there is an air of history redefined with nods to traditional style, yet modern finesse as a result of the design philosophy held by Jacques Erasmus.

PETITE ROOMS – Lodge: 2 | Village: Manoir 1 | Village: Colonial 1

Secluded and refined, the Petite Rooms of La Clé are charming, cosy and comfortable. We offer morethan welcoming Cape Dutch-style homes at La Clé des Montagnes… Be immersed in the colourfullifestyle of Franschhoek, steeped in history and brimming with cultural experiences. Take time toexplore the best of the valley with a stay in our Petite Rooms.Enjoy a good night’s rest in comfort before setting out on foot into the village, only a 4-minute walkfrom either of our front doors. Spend the afternoon with a private picnic, freshly prepared in ourcountry kitchens, enjoy a game of tennis or simply explore the expansive grounds and vineyards. A superb location complete with the finest amenities and culinary experiences, a stay in one of ourPetite Rooms is sure to leave your senses and soul full of joy.

COURTYARD ROOM – Lodge: 1 | Village: Colonial 2 | Village: Grange 1

With luxurious linen, secluded locations, private access to the gardens and terraces of La Clé andlavish bathrooms, the Courtyard Rooms are spacious retreats to while away the hours over a cup oftea and homemade rusk. Step outside and into the lush grounds and explore the expansive estates,or read a book in the sheltered garden just outside your door.Great food is important to any journey, and with a team of professional chefs, dining at La Clé desMontagnes is an exceptional experience. From freshly baked breads to spicy chutneys, gourmetpicnics and locally inspired menus, join us to capture the lifestyle of the valley and unwind incomfort. Escape into the heart of the Franschhoek and discover a sense of the Dionysian lifestylefound here.

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