Residence William French

This is a sanctuary where you can be entirely yourself. The infinity pool that seemingly dips into the sea, is ideal for tranquil rejuvenation.  An open door policy, a laissez-faire lifestyle and a generosity beyond the call of duty, make any stay at Residence William French an experience apart.

Earthy African hues and the tasteful detail of a manicured French aesthetic, modern lights, baroque mirrors, cool cream comfortable sofas, raw wood and brass tables, generous plush pulled-back curtains and a magnificent view combine to make the living area a peaceful place to lounge around. Here you can melt into a cosy couch with a magazine, or congregate for a pre-dinner aperitif in anticipation of a delicious home-cooked meal.

The dinner is prepared by your host, William, with a menu inspired by the elements, the mood of the day and by the guest. Wake up to the smell of fresh croissants and coffee before enjoying a fine breakfast, that has made it into almost every guest review.

Meals at La Residence William French are presented to suit individual needs. A romantic dinner for two coupled with fine wine served on the terrace might be to your taste or you could choose to eat at the large communal table where William is often joined by friends, fellow-chefs and hungry neighbours.

When it comes to accommodation in this Cape Town establishment,  you will have a choice of rooms that boast pared down modernity with polished concrete walls and floors, offering unfussed simplicity. Each room has an ensuite bathroom with frameless glass panelled showers; freestanding or generous-sized baths and slate grey walls. Plush towels and heated rails cater to your every comfort.

You might never want to leave your room – and you may not have to. Each one is equipped with a large screen TV, unlimited Wi-Fi, a kettle, a Nespresso coffee machine, and daily replenishment of teas, coffee pods and biscuits.

Amenities include:

  • Dinner service offered on selected evenings
  • Breakfast Included
  • Unlimited Wi-Fi
  • Air-conditioning in all rooms
  • Satellite TV
  • Infinity Swimming Pool



  • Walking distance to Boulders Beach, home to the African Penguins
  • Short drive to Cape Point
  • Luxury retreat
  • Ideal for whale watching and shark cage diving
  • A home away from home



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