theLAB Franschhoek guest house includes

high-tech room

free electric car
charging station

no plastic water
bottles: only glass


in-house cinema

spa treatments
and massages


roasted coffee
and tea

wide range of


pool, sauna
and jacuzzi

bicycle and
e-scooter hire

draught beer
on tap

conference room

with 84" Microsoft Hub


communal lounge
with fireplace

theLAB Franschhoek

the ultimate high-tech, eco room experience

theLAB room automation system is undoubtedly the star of your whole guest house experience in Franschhoek.

She is incorporated into each of our modern, minimalistic-styled rooms, which are in line with our eco-conscious 'green' ethos, all powered by solar-derived energy.

Have fun and ask theLAB by voice command to: "make me a coffee," "turn on the TV," "close the blinds," "start the shower," "set the alarm," "turn off the lights."

theLAB Economy Single Room

Economy Single
Queen, extra-length bed

  • Compact room – best suited to singles
  • Private patio
  • Open plan shower and toilet in bedroom (no separation from sleeping area), with additional outside shower experience


from R1050

theLAB Economy Double Room

Economy Double
Queen, extra-length bed

  • Just off the reception with lovely afternoon sun
  • Enclosed ensuite bathroom
    • with bath tub




from R1060

theLAB Superior Rooms

King, extra-length bed

  • Spacious, sunny superior king room
  • Private patio
  • Wheelchair friendly
  • Open plan ensuite bathroom with smart-film glass panels
    • with bath tub


from R1410

theLAB Superior Room with fireplace

Superior with Fireplace
King, extra-length bed

  • Spacious room with fireplace, and with direct pool and deck access
  • Open plan ensuite bathroom with smart-film glass panels
    • with bath tub


from R1900

theLAB Family Superior Room

Family Superior
Twin beds & King, extra-length bed

  • Large room with a king size bed, and an adjoining room with two single beds
  • Suitable for families or close friends
  • Enclosed ensuite bathroom
    • with bath tub


from R1900

theLAB Deluxe Rooms

Twin beds, or King, extra-length bed

  • Garden & mountain view
  • Enclosed ensuite bathroom
    • with bath tub




from R1340

theLAB Lite

Budget Single
Single, extra length bed

  • Compact room for singles
  • Opposite our main building
  • Enclosed ensuite bathroom


from R1000

theLAB Lite

Budget Twin
Queen, extra length bed

  • Compact room for couple
  • Opposite our main building
  • Open plan shower and toilet separated by frosted glass panel


from R1100

theLAB Lite

Budget Double
Queen, extra length bed

  • Spacious rooms
  • Opposite our main building
  • Ensuite bathroom with double shower


from R1100

theLAB Executive

King and Queen, extra length bed

  • En suite spacious rooms with enclosed bathroom and separate toilet cubicle
  • Four rooms in our self-catering annex with kitchen and lounge, private garden with pool and jacuzzi
  • Just around the corner from theLAB LIFESTYLE Franschhoek
  • Breakfast is at the main guesthouse, can also be booked as self-catering unit


from R2300

automated room
with voice control

Philips Hue lights
with colour change control

with Netflix

coffee machine
and kettle

bar fridge
and honesty bar


hairdryer, soap,
lotion, tissues

and slippers


Offer your clients or staff a conference with a difference with our high-tech facilities meets the wine valley tourist destination of Franschhoek!

Make use of our smaller 8-seater, or impressive 20-seater theHUB high-tech conference rooms and their 84” Microsoft Surface Hubs.

Our rates start from R1550 (off-peak season) per single room, and include accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis, and we additionally offer cinema, spa, sauna, jacuzzi and bicycle-hire facilities. We can cater in-house, and offer an extensive wine list.

We always go the extra mile to facilitate the various bespoke requirements of our groups – we make sure our guests have the best experience with us.

Franschhoek Wine Tram

why theLAB Franschhoek experience?

Franschhoek (‘French Corner’ in Dutch) is a picturesque village where the laid back café culture has a distinctly French charm. Full of character, Franschhoek is distinguished by its fine colonial architecture, numerous gourmet restaurants, art galleries and curio shops.

Franschhoek is the culinary heart of South Africa. From traditional English pub food to classic French bistro fare and from superb wood-fired pizzas to contemporary Indian cuisine – there is something for every palate (during peak season, if any restaurant has caught your eye, we recommend that you book it in advance of your stay with us).

Within the vicinity of the village there are more than 40 wine estates (make use of the popular Franschhoek Wine Tram); the popular towns and vineyards of Stellenbosch and Paarl (within a 30-40 minute drive away); and amazing stretches of road and mountain bike cycling routes, and running trails.

Alternatively, you just can have a relaxing massage at our in-house spa, or enjoy the sauna, pool, jacuzzi or cinema facilities at theLAB... Or simply select a delicious bottle of wine from our extensive theWINE RACK and share it with a loved one. You will never be bored.


Add a treatment or a couples massage, in a futuristic dome spa setting, to your getaway experience.

Full Manicure | R350
Full Pedicure | R450
Hydrating Facial | R450

Back / Full Body Swedish Massage
45 Minute | R550
60 Minute | R650
90 Minute | R850

Deep Tissue / Aromatherapy Massage
60 Minute | R750
90 Minute | R950


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theLAB Franschhoek
15 Nerina Street
Franschhoek 7690
South Africa
+27 (0)21 876 2074
+27 (0)64 928 5626

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