We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Residence Vive La Vie

Traveller (28)
Room & Suite (15)
Pool & Beach (6)
Certificate of Excellence
Overview
27 Uitkyk Street, Franschhoek 7690 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (98)
Filter reviews
82 results
Traveller rating
71
8
2
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
71
8
2
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews beautifull garden lovely ladies on arrival a great stay our room was spacious lovely pool pool area is dieu donne little touches private patio franschhoek town high street little gem our night stay his team attention to detail short walk
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 82 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

A family of three young ones and two parents found plenty of space and TV Channels as well as wifi (when it worked). The pool whilst small and typical for Franschhoek was clean and adequate for children.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Roam12052066515
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay at Vive La Vie. Peter is a welcoming host and gave us some great recommendations for the area. Our room was spacious, clean and nicely decorated. We were even treated to a glass of bubbly on arrival. The pool area...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank NataliaSvir
Response from weidemanp20, General Manager at Residence Vive La VieResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Natalia We thank you for your review and stay at Residence Vive la Vie, it is always great to hear back from our guests. We hope to see you back with us on your next visit to Franschhoek. Kind Regards Peter and Vive La...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attention to detail and high standards are the over riding factors here. Peter gives a very warm and personal welcome. The accommodation is beautifully decorated and little touches such as fresh milk in the fridge for British guests makes a massive difference. A short walk...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank 157DavidM
Response from weidemanp20, General Manager at Residence Vive La VieResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear David Thank you for your review and stay at Residence Vive La Vie, it is always great to hear back from our guests, and it is always great to receive a review like this. We will definatly see you back with us in the...More

Reviewed 13 December 2018

We loved the building on arrival, the kitchen was a bliss to work in however we found no dish cloth only a sponge. The cleaning cupboard below the sink and in the scullery areas where quite messy. We also found that a daily cleaning housekeeper...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: November 2018
Thank LeeLeeBee1
Reviewed 3 December 2018

This is a pearl with a quiet location and a very nice design. Spacious rooms with very nice and helpful staff. Peter were very helpful and made us feel very welcome. Wish we could have spent longer time here.More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: November 2018
Thank KarinT701
Response from weidemanp20, General Manager at Residence Vive La VieResponded 4 December 2018

Dear Karin Thank you so much for your visit it was nice having you with us. It is always great to hear bac from our guests and know they enjoyed there stay. Hope to see you back with us in the future. Kind Regards Peter...More

View more reviews
About
Description
Residence Vive La Vie is located in Franschhoek with mountain views to leave you breathless. In summer time the pool is just what you need to cool down and enjoy a sundowner drink. Or relax on your private outside More patio before you leave for dinner in one of the many famous cafes or restaurants in Franschhoek. Honouring the earth is a smart way to not only benefit the environment, but also our business. By making slight changes to the way we run and operate our company, you can see that we strive to an eco-friendly environment at Residence Vive La Vie. Solar Energy, Water Saving Devices, Better Earth Cleaning Products and Rain Africa guest amenities in all rooms. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Laundry Service
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$144 - US$295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$144 - US$295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Photos
Traveller (28)
Room & Suite (15)
Pool & Beach (6)
Dining (3)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 13 nearby hotels
Protea Hotel by Marriott Franschhoek
101 reviews
.37 km away
The Last Word Franschhoek
587 reviews
.51 km away
La Residence
345 reviews
.65 km away
Franschhoek Boutique Hotel
94 reviews
.83 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 104 nearby restaurants
Le Bon Vivant
1,689 reviews
.70 km away
The French Connection
1,731 reviews
.66 km away
Le Petit Manoir Franschhoek
110 reviews
.61 km away
Allora
1,069 reviews
.68 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 95 nearby attractions
Franschhoek Pass
925 reviews
.68 km away
Franschhoek Cellar
115 reviews
.43 km away
Franschhoek Art House
44 reviews
.62 km away
Masquerade Antiques And Things
10 reviews
.69 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Residence Vive La Vie staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Relaxing residence with friendly staff"
NataliaSvir
4 weeks ago
Read review
"We liked the spacious room at the streetside."
KoenB381
24 Sep 2018
Read review
"We stayed in room 3 standaard double suite"
jkuipers2018
18 Sep 2018
Read review
"All rooms seemed good. Suite 1 was excellent"
halfkel
3 Mar 2018
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing