Franklin House is conveniently situated on a major public transport route and is close to all the local tourist sites (beaches, Kirstenbosch, V&A Waterfront, Camps Bay, Table Mountain and the Wine lands). There are a variety of take-aways, cafes, pubs, etc within 5 minutes walking distance. Kenilworth Centre, a huge shopping mall is also only 5 minutes walk away. Cavendish Square, an up-market shopping mall and the Claremont central business district is a mere 20 minutes walk away or 5 minutes by car (or 2 minutes by taxi).
Franklin House can accommodate 12 persons in 6 double rooms, all with en-suites, 4 persons in 2 double rooms without en-suites and 4 persons in single rooms without en-suites. All rooms are fitted with panic buttons linked to the ADT emergency response control room. Three of the double en-suite rooms open onto a large deck with magnificent views of Table Mountain. A 4th double room with en-suite, or Penthouse has a Juliette balcony and magnificent, unobstructed views of Table Mountain.
There is a large communal lounge complete with DSTV, VCR and DVD player and a large fitted kitchen and dining room which can be used by all the occupants.