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1 room, 2 adults

theLAB Franschhoek

4-star4 stars
15 Nerina Street, Franschhoek, Western Cape, 7690, South Africa

Suburban guesthouse with outdoor pool, near Franschhoek Wine Tram
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
  • Great service. Wish I stayed for longer to enjoy all the facilities- will definitely be…Mar 15, 2020
  • The experience was wonderful. The service was warm and accommodating. There are tiny…Aug 8, 2019

theLAB Franschhoek

  • Standard Double Room
  • Superior Double Room
  • Family Room, 2 Bedrooms
  • Standard Single Room
  • Romantic Double Room
  • Deluxe Double or Twin Room
  • Economy Single Room, 1 Twin Bed
  • Economy Double Room
  • Executive Room
  • Standard Twin Room

What’s around theLAB Franschhoek


  • Franschhoek Wine Tram - 12 min walk
  • Franschhoek Town Hall - 14 min walk
  • Franschhoek Art House - 15 min walk
  • Huguenot Monument - 17 min walk
  • Hottentots-Holland Nature Reserve - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
  • Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve - 4.2 mi / 6.8 km
  • Franschhoek Pass - 5.2 mi / 8.3 km
  • Jonkershoek Nature Reserve - 26.5 mi / 42.6 km

Getting around

  • Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 49 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 12 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 11 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum guest age is 10

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Caters to adults only
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Microwave in a common area
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa tub
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (meters) - 36
  • One meeting room
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • Dutch
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
  • Memory foam mattress
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

theLAB Franschhoek’s small print

Also known as

  • theLAB LIFESTYLE Franschhoek Guesthouse
  • theLAB Franschhoek Guesthouse Franschhoek
  • theLAB LIFESTYLE Guesthouse
  • theLAB Franschhoek Guesthouse
  • theLAB Franschhoek Franschhoek


This property does not have elevators.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 150 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very good 8,4 From 46 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
Loved it!
Deanne, za5 night family trip
Very good 8,0
Good new idea
Cool new concept which can take a little while to get use to. Nice pool and jacuzzi and great base as only 5 mins from town.
Charlie, gb2 night trip
Very good 8,0
Hidden gem
This hotel is a hidden gem. Located in a neighborhood (vs. a busy main street), it is unpretentious and eco-friendly. It relies on solar power during the day and is serious about its footprint on the environment but not having plastic water bottles (glass are available) in all the rooms. There is a spa, hot tub and outside area to enjoy a peaceful garden after touring the wineries. The high tech makes this place super friendly for those who are already used to this ("Echo" is their version of Alexa) or for those who want to learn. The breakfast is delightful and the wine bar selection is outstanding. A home away from home--the manager is excellent--friendly, techy, sommelier, knowledgeable. Thank-you for a wonderful stay in Franschhoek valley!
Sabrina, ca2 night trip with friends
Very good 8,0
Value for money boutique hotel
TheLab is about a 10 minute walk from the centre of Franschoek with easy parking. It’s a modern comfortable boutique style hotel with spacious rooms and attentive service. The frustration is their choice to use “Alexa” in the rooms which we found gimmicky and not very reliable.
Helen, gb2 night romance trip
Very good 8,0
Comfortable Boutique B&B in Franschroek
We enjoyed our stay at the LAB Lifestyle in Franschroek.However ,we struggled with the Alexa controlled room,when the blinds went up instead of the shower going on,because the Wi-fi signal was intermittent on occasion.Speaking to other guests,we were not alone in experiencing this.Also our bedroom,although large was very miminalist as regards furniture and we found there was little room to store toiletries etc.The staff were very helpful and the breakfast was good and the coffee was great.As I have Mobility issues,Iwe had chosen this B&B as it was described as being located a 10 minute walk to the Main Street, ,but I found that it was further away than I had thought to walk to the maiinstreet in Franschroek, and so we drove to eat in the evening.Outside pool and deck was great and their beer on tap was a great idea.
Sue, gb2 night romance trip

theLAB Franschhoek

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