The Leeu Collection is the manifestation of the vision of founder Analjit Singh (aka BAS) for sophisticated escapes and unique guest experiences. The hospitality portfolio currently comprises one premium five-star and two five-star boutique properties in South Africa’s winelands: Leeu Estates, a five-star premium 24-room country house and boutique winery in the Franschhoek valley; Leeu House, an exclusive hotel in the heart of Franschhoek village with 12-rooms and Suite; and Le Quartier Français, a romantic 25-room also located in the village. The first acquisition outside of South Africa was Linthwaite House, a 36-room country retreat overlooking Windermere in England’s scenic Lake District, followed by Collegio alla Querce, Auberge Resorts Collection in Florence, Italy, a luxury hotel and pristine gardens (opening 2024). Both the historic center of Florence and the Lake District are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
LEEU ESTATES – Flagship property
Leeu Estates offers luxurious accommodation set in landscaped gardens and manicured vineyards.
LEEU HOUSE – Our serene oasis
Leeu House is situated on the bustling main street of Franschhoek, a vibrant village surrounded by wine farms.
LE QUARTIER FRANÇAIS – A Franschhoek icon
Le Quartier Français is a romantic auberge in the heart of Franschhoek. The sophisticated suites and rooms, which are located in peaceful scented gardens, feature the ultimate in luxury fittings, fabrics and finishes. The use of striking, colourful palettes, raffia headboards and sumptuous fabrics adds to the layers of texture in the individually styled rooms. Fruit baskets, wine and a well-stocked mini bar anticipate your needs.