The boutique hotel Le Quartier Francais, part of the Leeu Collection, located in Franschhoek in the heart of South Africa's Cape Winelands, has completed its refurbishment and expansion. The work took 18 months and cost approximately $5 million.
All the hotel's existing rooms and suites were upgraded, and an additional five rooms created from what was once office space, bringing the total key count to 32. This figure includes seven rooms in two new villas, which have their own separate entrances and parking. The villas offer complete privacy while enjoying all the benefits of being close to the hotel.
The dining options at Le Quartier Francais have been upgraded, as well. La Petite Colombe, which was established at the hotel in 2017 by the La
Colombe team of Silvermist Wine Estate in Constantia, returns, and a less formal eating area, called Protg, has been introduced. Protg features an open kitchen and two outdoor seating areas, one that overlooks the tranquil hotel gardens and one that faces Franschhoek's main street.