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Vrede en Lust Estate

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Intersection of R45 and Klapmuts-Simondium Rds | Simondium, Franschhoek 7670, South Africa
Vrede en Lust  Estate
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our trip was delayed because of flights that was cancelled so we lost the first day we were supposed to stay on the estate. Thankfully the staff at Vrede en Lust had no issue to make a plan for me and my fiancé to add the day we initially lost. The staff is really grate, eager to help, knowledgeable and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place was the perfect choice! The accommodation, restaurant (delicious breakfast and lunch available) and hospitality are more than amazing. I've never been in a place with such a complete service.The environment, atmosphere, wonderful view of the wine yards and mountains, and also the place's architecture are something that will really stay in my memories forever. I hope i have... More 

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San Francisco, California
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40 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in 1 of the 3 cottages which had 2 double bedrooms each with their own bathroom and joined by a comfortable living room. Fridge was stocked with wine and waters. It was a short walk to the restaurant which was open for dinner the night we were there. Dinner was delicious and the service was impeccable. Everything is... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started in the restaurant - outside in blazing sun under parasols with mist blasting away I shared an interesting ploughman's platter with amazing green figs, unusual bacon jam, five cheeses (nice but not the most deep flavoured), three meats, excellent olives with their own White Mischief white. I would have gone for their excellent looking chocolate cake after but... More 

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South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lynne was amazing. The tour, the scenery and atmosphere was stunning. Thank you for your hospitality. I bought 30 bottles a year ago and to finally visit the farm, simply priceless. It was a bit cloudy but still enjoyed it.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing wine estate. Everything is the superb-the staff is very knowledgeable and friendly.The wines are out of this world-can recommend the delicious red wines!Such an amazing setting!Looking forward to my next visit!!

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London, United Kingdom
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here over 3 days for a friends wedding. We stayed down the road but spent a fair bit of time here and the rooms were great. Very spacious with a modern feel to them. The staff were very friendly and went out of their way to help you. The views were stunning and all the food was delicious.... More 

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can I say about this place its a little bit of paradise our son and daughter in law got married here and it was absaloutley fantastic from the setting of the venue and the accomadation every thing was perfect they could not do enough for us thaks to every one on making it the most magical day anyone could... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our 2 night stay at this vineyard was sensational. The staff were over the top kind and helpful, nothing was too much to ask. The rooms were just divine, the facilities tremendous. Just to be able to amble around the vineyard and watch the sunset from the balcony was stunning. We had a (Braai) BBQ at the poolside one evening... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My husband and I did not like the B&B we originally booked in Franschhoek, so we had to quickly find a place to stay for two nights in the area. After a quick TripAdvisor and Booking.com search, I booked a last-minute cottage at Vrede en Lust. Overall, the property is absolutely gorgeous, but we faced some water issues that negatively... More 

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winecaddie, Owner at Vrede en Lust Estate, responded to this review

Thanks for your review B.G._Chicago! I have to apologize for the water issue. As a farm we are dependent on borehole water and at Vrede en Lust we are blessed with good quality water from 2 deep (300'+) boreholes. The borehole water gets filtered and undergoes ozone treatment to ensure its perfect for guests, the winery and the restaurant. What... More 

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