theLAB Franschhoek

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theLAB Franschhoek

4.0 star property
Suburban guesthouse with outdoor pool, near Franschhoek Wine Tram

8.6/10 Fabulous

62 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Separate bedrooms
15 Nerina Street, Franschhoek, Western Cape, 7690
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Spa tub
  • Spa services
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Conference space
  • Meeting room
  • Multilingual staff
Feel at home
  • Separate bedroom
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Premium bedding
Cleaning & Safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

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About this area

Getting around

  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 62 min drive

About this property

theLAB Franschhoek

4-star guesthouse in the suburbs, refurbished in 2017
At theLAB Franschhoek, you can look forward to a terrace, laundry facilities, and conference space. For some rest and relaxation, visit the hot tub. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
Other perks include:
  • An outdoor pool with sun loungers and pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), bike rentals, and smoke-free premises
  • Tour/ticket assistance, access to a nearby health club, and multilingual staff
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the helpful staff
Room features
All 12 rooms include comforts such as premium bedding and air conditioning, as well as perks like smart speakers and bathrobes.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Egyptian cotton sheets and memory foam beds
  • Free toiletries and hair dryers
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products, mini fridges, and smart speakers


Afrikaans, Dutch, English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 12 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 9 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (12 years old and younger) not allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Shared microwave

What to do

  • Access to nearby health club
  • Mountain biking nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room
  • Conference space


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa services
  • Spa tub


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Hand-held showerheads
  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • Afrikaans
  • Dutch
  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Smart speaker

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding
  • Memory foam mattress

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Mini-fridge
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products provided

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages and Swedish massages.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 150 per person (approximately)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

theLAB LIFESTYLE Franschhoek Guesthouse
theLAB LIFESTYLE Guesthouse
theLAB Franschhoek Guesthouse
theLAB Franschhoek Franschhoek
theLAB Franschhoek Guesthouse Franschhoek

Frequently asked questions

Does theLAB Franschhoek offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, theLAB Franschhoek does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at theLAB Franschhoek?
As of 20 August 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at theLAB Franschhoek on 28 August 2022 start from P3,613, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at theLAB Franschhoek?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at theLAB Franschhoek?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at theLAB Franschhoek?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at theLAB Franschhoek?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at theLAB Franschhoek?
You can check in from 2 PM - 9 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
What is there to do at theLAB Franschhoek and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as mountain biking. Enjoy a relaxing soak in the spa tub and an invigorating swim in the outdoor pool. TheLAB Franschhoek also has spa services and access to a nearby health club.
Are there restaurants at or near theLAB Franschhoek?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Le Lude winery and tasting (9-min walk), Tuk Tuk Microbrewery (10-min walk), and Protégé (11-min walk).
What's the area around theLAB Franschhoek like?
TheLAB Franschhoek is a short 12-minute walk from Franschhoek Wine Tram and 8 minutes' walk from Huguenot Memorial Museum. Travelers recommend the guesthouse for its central location.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Great stay, staff were friendly. Highlights include a spacious room with bath, honesty wine bar and drinks service, and the jacuzzi.
R, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Ftanschhoek Literary Festival weekend
We really enjoyed our stay at theLAB. Gerald, Candice and the team were incredibly hospitable and the accommodation and facilities are top notch. We'll definitely be back. Thank you
Stephen, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

jeremy, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Brad, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Barry, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location and friendly staff
Patrick, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Carol, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Wilna, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Great fun with all the tech. Not all the tech worked all the time
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing stay
It was honestly so lovely!
Jenna-Lee, 1-night trip
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