#Paarl #SouthAfrica #luxury @Grande_Roche intimate, views, spacious suite:
From the moment Judain from reception greeted me in the off street gated parking lot until his colleague Fenna waved good-bye from the main building terrace I felt welcome at the Grande Roche Hotel. Amenities like fresh flowers, wine and tasty treats in my suite on arrival added to my comfort. Smiling faces and offers of assistance met me at every turn. The staff followed up courteous words with immediate action. For example, when the WiFi in my suite wouldn’t work Judain bent over backwards until it was fixed. Like her staff Anja Bosken, general manager, who I met for dinner, was a charming and welcoming host. My spotless suite had African touches like a thatched roof and modern conveniences like flatscreen televisions and a modern bathroom with a separate shower and bathtub. I especially liked the property’s historic character (one of the buildings dated back to the earl...