Location: Paarl
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Grande Roche Hotel and Spa is located at the foot of magnificent Paarl Rock, within walking distance of the historic town of Paarl. This is a luxury hotel, in colonial splendour, where the atmosphere is of a bygone era that carries a sense of gracious, unhurried living.  Grande Roche Hotel and Spa is a 30 minute drive from Cape Town International Airport, and a 45 minute drive from the city of Cape Town.
Within an hour of Cape Town: Grande Roche

Within an hour of Cape Town: Grande Roche

About Grande Roche Hotel

The estate dates back to 1715, when, according to the records, a land grant was given to Hermanus Bosman, assistant to the local Reverend at the time. The Bosman family resided here for nearly 200 years, until 1993, when a change in ownership took place and the 23-hectare farm was restored to its original Cape Dutch former glory, and granted national monument status. The beautiful Cape Dutch homestead dates back to the 18th century, and offers guests a variety of sumptuous accommodations all set within the surroundings of a working fruit farm.

Grande Roche Hotel Luxurious Accommodation

The Grande Roche Hotel has a collection of suites scattered throughout its wonderful network of adjoining buildings. All suites have been painstakingly restored from former working buildings such as the Coach House, the Terrace Suite, Duplex Suites, and Slave Quarters. Each room invariably possesses its own national monument plaque, and names such as Java, Jasmin and Batavia adorn the entrances.

Grand Roche Hotel Bedroom b

Grande Roche Hotel Bedroom

Grand Roche Hotel b

Grande Roche Hotel Bedroom

Fine Dining

Probably the single most important attraction at The Grande Roche is dining at the award winning Bosman’s Restaurant, in addition to taking part in wine tasting events while listening to a pianist tinkle on the ivories.  Timeless elegance sets the tone for Bosman’s Restaurant in the Grande Roche, where one is delighted by the finest cuisine and highly polished service. The Bistro Allegro also serves a simple but excellent menu in an alternative private dining room that offers charm and intimacy for all occasions. Michelin-trained Executive Chef, Roland Gorgosilich, infuses classic international cuisine with imagination and flair. To complement the exquisite menu is an award winning wine list with an extensive vintage selection from their private cellar, and recommendations from the in-house Sommelier.


  • A luxury Spa
  • A large outdoor heated swimming pool, gym, sauna and steam room
  • In house Gallery Boutique
  • The immediate Cape Winelands, where guests can take advantage of the vineyard tours organized by the hotel or cycle along Paarl’s historic trails.
  • Hot air ballooning or helicopter flights within the area.
  • Historic walking tours of Paarl
  • Hiking in the surrounding mountains
  • Paarl and Pearl Valley world class golf courses
  • Cosmopolitan Cape Town a Stones Throw Away


Greatest Africa was founded in the Greater Cape Area of South Africa, and also offers private wine tours in the exquisite Cape Region. Our exclusive tours are guided by boutique wine producer Richard Hilton, of Richard Hilton Vineyards, who is also the founder and MD of Greatest Africa.

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Grand Roche Hotel Garden b

Grande Roche Hotel Garden