Mont Rochelle


Mont Rochelle is Sir Richard Branson’s hotel and vineyard located in Franschhoek.  In an area internationally renowned for its winelands and stunning scenery, Mont Rochelle boasts a unique hilltop setting and private vineyard, just under an hour’s drive from Cape Town.

Mont Rochelle has 22 rooms in the hotel including six suites all arranged around the main building. The Manor House is the newest addition to the property which is an exclusive 4-bedroom villa plus a bunkroom accommodating up to 6 children. A perfect setting for a private getaway for family or friends. 

Children of all ages are welcome at Mont Rochelle and accommodated in our suite categories. The grounds at Mont Rochelle cover 39 hectares (about 100 acres) and you’re welcome to go exploring. A favourite activity for many of our guests is picnicking on the estate! There are two restaurants, a cosy bar, a spa, a gym and a heated outdoor pool. That’s not forgetting a 37-hectare vineyard and wine cellar of course.