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We’re no stranger to hosting weddings at Mont Rochelle. Our picturesque location at the foot of the Klein Dassenberg Mountain Range is the perfect setting for your special day. Our priority is you, your partner and guests, ensuring your big day is exactly as you dreamed it would be and more.
We’re more than happy to create a tailored wedding experience that’s personal to you. We can arrange everything from intimate ceremonies just for the two of you to larger celebrations for your nearest and dearest. We have 22 rooms and suites accommodating up to 44 guests in the hotel, and 4 suites accommodating up to 8 guests in the Manor House. We can host much bigger celebrations working with nearby hotels and guest houses in Franschhoek to accommodate the rest of your party.
Your Intimate Wedding
We have a range of stunning locations suitable for your wedding depending on the size of your party and time of year.
Private picnic: A private picnic by the dam is the perfect place to toast the happy couple for smaller and intimate parties of up to 10 people.
Please contact us for more details.
For smaller parties with up to 10 guests, simply book the number of rooms that you require and we will tailor-make your special day to suit the size of your party.
To celebrate, perhaps a private picnic for two with a bottle of wine of Cap Classique to celebrate, or a more formal affair in Miko our main restaurant, or both! We can offer some suggestions based on the time of the year and your party size.
We do not have any standardised menus at Mont Rochelle; we prefer to tailor them to your liking.
For smaller parties, we serve a seasonal à la carte menu, braai or we are happy to create a set menu to suit your taste. Reception dinners are usually held in either our main restaurant, Miko, or in The Country Kitchen.
It's important to note that Mont Rochelle does not provide a wedding planner service. We work closely with chosen suppliers and service providers, who we trust and have years of experience. We can recommend contacts to assist with the legalities, minister and documentation. If you would like photography, florist or wedding cake suppliers, please do let us know.
Don't forget, in the lead up to your big day, make sure to treat yourself to a well-deserved pamper in our spa.
Your Exclusive Wedding
At Mont Rochelle, your ceremony can be held in one of the following stunning settings:
Miko Restaurant: Use of Miko Restaurant for up to 60 people is included in the exclusive use rate and is a stunning location for those wanting a formal dining location for their wedding reception.
Country Kitchen Restaurant: The Country Kitchen can be used both as a ceremony site and as a reception area. In the case of bad weather, Country Kitchen restaurant area can effortlessly be transformed into a beautiful modern country style 'chapel'.
The Rose Garden: If you are looking for a more contemporary wedding, there is the three tiered lawn in front of the Manor House and Rose Garden. These two areas have endless possibilities to hold both ceremony and reception for up to 80 people.
Manor House: Our stunning modern Manor House can be used as a reception area with its dining room doors folding open to join the courtyard as one big dining area.
Country Kitchen Bell: This pretty spot with a decorative bell tower is perfect for up to 20 people. It's located in a courtyard between the Country Kitchen and the Wine Cellar.
Vineyard Rooftop: With endless views of the surrounding mountains and vineyards, this lawn setting is adjacent to Miko Restaurant and Terrace. This space can cater for up to 80 people comfortably.
Mont Rochelle has 26 rooms and suites available to book. In the main hotel, we have 22-bedrooms which can sleep up to 44 adults, plus additional children.
For the wedding party looking for a slightly more secluded area, we would recommend booking The Manor House. This attractive villa can accommodate up to 8 guest sharing 4 bedrooms.
Any additional guests can stay in nearby hotels and guest houses in Franschhoek.
As part of your big day, we have several exciting locations for you and your guests to celebrate after your ceremony:
For any function for more than 60 persons we will hire a marquee on your behalf if required. Marquee hire, decoration and furniture, such as table, chairs and cutlery are an additional cost.
**If you would like to dance the night away, a dance floor will need to be hired at an additional cost.
All events are quoted on the number of guests, so please ask us for a quote based on your requirements.
When it comes to picking your wedding breakfast, the choice of food is completely up to you.
For bigger parties, you just let us know your preferences, as we'll take care of the rest! For any wedding over 60 people, we will hire a marquee on your behalf which will be erected in the garden at Mont Rochelle or in the Winery Garden.
We can cater for special dietary requirements, just ask for more information.
A dinner at Mont Rochelle wouldn't be complete without some delicious wines. We have a wide variety of wines, spirits and other beverages available, including our very own wines, produced from our vineyard. We can work with you to select which beverages you would like to offer guests to suit your budget. Should there be something specific that we do not stock, we are happy to try and source it for you.
Prices start from R650.00 per guest for a three course set menu.
In the lead up to your wedding, we can recommend suppliers to help bring together all the finishing touches you may need. From assisting with the legal aspects of the service, all the way through to picking the perfect florist, we are here every step of the way. It's important to note that Mont Rochelle does not provide a wedding planner service.
Rates for exclusive use in 2018
The rates listed below are based on a nightly rate, hiring Mont Rochelle Hotel on an exclusive and private-use basis for up to 44 guests based on shared double accommodation within the 22 bedrooms.
The rates listed below are per night based on double occupancy for the number of rooms as detailed and are priced in South African Rand. They include 14% VAT and a South African Tourism Bed Levy. A two-night minimum stay applies for all rates below. Flights and transfers to Mont Rochlle are not included.
High season: 2nd January - 30th April 2018 and 1st September - 21st December 2018
Low season: 1st May - 31st August 2018
Exclusive Use Rates
4 suites (8 guests)
22 rooms and suites (44 guests)
26 rooms and suites (52 guests)
What’s included with all exclusive use rates?
• Your accommodation
• Daily breakfast
• Daily 3 course lunch chosen from our menu at the Country Kitchen or lunch and dinner at Miko
• A drinks package per person per day personalised for your group
• Complimentary wine tasting session
• Private use of all the facilities, including a heated outdoor pool and gym
• Complimentary selection of drinks and snacks from your minibar (every room; replenished daily)
• Complimentary wireless internet throughout the property
• All local taxes
Available on request:
for an additional charge
• Additional meals and drinks (all rates include breakfast and lunch or dinner)
• Premium wine tasting & cellar tours at Mont Rochelle's vineyard
• Special events
• Beauty treatments including a traditional Hammam experience in the Mont Rochelle Spa
• All activities and excursions
• Gift shop purchases
• On demand shuttle into Franschhoek (under 5 minutes)
• Laundry facilities
Mont Rochelle reserves the right to change rates at any time and supplements and minimum stays may apply during peak periods.
We'd be delighted to discuss all the options - you can reach us using the details below.