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Rickety Bridge Country House

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   R45 | Main Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We were very fortunate to receive a Giftbox voucher. Rickety was fully booked for the weekend and they booked us at their sister farm – Bass Provance. We were pleasantly surprised by the setting and quality of accommodation. The skylight bathroom and stunning bed made us feel like we were on honeymoon again! The voucher included a free dinner and... More

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Berlin, Germany
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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We had previously done the wine tasting and also had lunch at Rickety Bridge. We therefore knew that the wine and food were outstanding - we can only recommend the wonderful chocolate dessert. We chose Rickety Bridge for our wedding beginning of April 2014 and it surpassed anything we were hoping for. The location is beautiful. The Manor House that... More

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RicketyB, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country House, responded to this review

It is most gratifying to hear that our guests have enjoyed their visit, especially when there are big celebrations involved, like a wedding. I am so pleased that you all have good memories to take away from your time with us. More

Reading, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

My fiancé and I spent 2 nights in the Manor House on our recent holiday in the Cape. We were wowed by the location, facilities and fantastic staff at the venue. Martha, the housekeeper, could not have done more to look after us and catered for our every need. The food at the restaurant next door is fantastic (thank you... More

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RicketyB, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country House, responded to this review

We loved having you stay and are so pleased that you have decided to come back here for your wedding next April. We all look forward to welcoming you back and I am sure Martha, as well as the other staff,will do all they can to make your special day as seamless as possible. More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Absolutely stunning!!!!!i could live there:) The room was quite spacious,with a luxurious bath,which i adored and indulged in. A window that saw you gazing into the sky and the trees in the background,beautiful!!!!A private pool to cool down or just lounge,sit back,relax and admire the Franschoek Mountain in front of you.A complimentary treat to end of your stay,Wine tasting at... More

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RicketyB, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country House, responded to this review

We are so fortunate to live and work in such beautiful surroundings and love that our guests get to experience it with us. Thank you for your kind comments. I will be sure to pass on your mention of Leonie and Monique - they always try their best. More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We stayed at Rickety Bridge for a wedding for a total of 2 nights. All the bedrooms are very similar in standard which is above excellent. Comfortable beds, soft furnishings, much needed air con, plenty of wardrobe space....There is a large lounge along with dressing room which were fantastic as we were preparing the bride for her wedding in ultra... More

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RicketyB, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country House, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for taking the time to place your comments on Tripadvisor. We live in a beautiful part of the wold and love to be able to share a little of it with our visitors. More

Liversedge, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in the 'Manor House' at Rickety Bridge, what a beautiful house. There are only 3 bedrooms in the manor house which makes it feel like home (within the grounds there is further accomodation) The attention to detail is perfect. Nothing was too much trouble for Martha the housekeeper, she was a little gem. A must is to have... More

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RicketyB, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed visiting Rickety Bridge and trust you remember us fondly when enjoying a glass or two of the wines! I will be sure to pass on your kind remarks to Martha - she is a wonderful soul. More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I can honestly say this was one of the most beautiful places I have ever stayed at! I can't fault anything! We finished our 2wk adventure of SA at Rickety Bridge. The room in the house was beautiful, the most comfortable bed and huge pillows, it was nice to dine out in Franschhoek and come back to the comfort. Breakfast... More

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RicketyB, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country House, responded to this review

We thank you for posting your review and are very happy that you enjoyed your visit with us. I trust we will see you back to visit us again soon. More

Mount Edgecombe, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

All the restaurants rated by Tripadvisor were fully booked, so we just took a change and followed the sign to Rickety Bridge: Restaurant, wine tasting. The restaurant was the best experience so far in Franschhoek. The menu is nice, they challenge you to take half portions and share so you can taste as much different items as you wanted. It... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Thanks so much to all Rickety Bridge staff for making our wedding the best day of our life. Everybody, from Nena to Shani, Martha and everybody else, has been extremely kind and helpful and made sure that everything went smoothly. All our guests, half of them coming from France, could not believe how beautiful and exceptional this venue was.It is... More

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RicketyB, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country House, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to post your comments on Trip advisor, so thank you. We loved having you and your extended family here and are pleased that everything went smoothly. We do hope to see you here again soon and wish you both all the best for your future together. Regards Shani and Staff. More

Lichfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I am so thrilled that I chose Rickety Bridge, as my wedding venue. I stayed at the manor house with my family. We had the most wonderful time! It was truly exceptional. The house is beautifully furnished and has such a homely feel. I want to also say a massive thank you to Martha, Leonie and Monique! They all made... More

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RicketyB, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country House, responded to this review

We are so pleased that your stay with us was so enjoyable. Our staff all try their best to ensure that the guests have the best experience possible. I will convey your comments to them and thank you for taking the time to place your comments. Regards Shani and staff. More

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Address: R45 | Main Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Rickety Bridge Country House 4*
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