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Vrede en Lust Estate

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Intersection of R45 and Klapmuts-Simondium Rds | Simondium, Franschhoek 7670, South Africa
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Vrede en Lust  Estate
Ranked #9 of 58 Franschhoek B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Durban, South Africa
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49 reviews 49 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped over after a stay at Angala, which offers a free wine tasting treat @ Vrede en Lust Estate. We chose an amazing cheese board platter with fresh bread which went down rather well with the wines brought to us for tasting. Am sure if we chose to have lunch here it would have been a rather nice option... More 

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Nuuk, Greenland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here, with our parents, for 3 nights in october 2014. And we had a wonderful stay. The staff is so welcoming and helpful. The estate and everything surrounding it is absolutely beautiful!! We would definitely stay here again.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I visited several wineries in the Franschhoek area and I found this to be one of the best. The winery itself was gorgeous and the view from the back patio was amazing. I sampled several of the wines, and although all were good, the Jess Rose was the most unique and refreshing. The staff members were also inviting and friendly,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We stayed four nights in Jaques which was excellent very comfortable and spacious. We received a very warm welcome on our late arrival from Corne who helped us to settle in and even found us a bottle of wonderful red wine. During our stay both Lynne and Corne were always helpful and made us feel very welcome. The breakfast was... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The personal attention, the cheerful appeal of Lynne and the beautiful vineyard made the experience at Vrede en Lust memorable and a must to experience when in Cape Town. It was a unique experience. We will be back, and we hope to stay at the beautiful estate.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

On behalf of our whole extended family, we would like to express our loads of thanks to the operations staff of VREDE EN LUST Wine Estate for having made the wedding festivities amazing! VNL is a massive and beautiful property; and it made our family event held in a faraway and exotic city of Cape Town _ exceptionally remarkable! We... More 

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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23 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Having visited 45 wineries over a matter of a few weeks you would think I'd be worn out and wined and dined out. Not the case. Every winery visited was a unique experience, especially this one because of some of their outstanding wines and accomidations. They made it a very pleasurable experience. South Africa is such a grand place to... More 

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

We attended the Harvest Festival - highly recommended! This was our second time at VNL. Our cottage "Jacques" was everything we could hope for. Both bedrooms are very spacious and beautifully decorated. I had a hard time choosing a room for the night! Can honestly say that it was the most comfortable bed I have ever slept in. Service was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

We had several unfortunate experiences in our stay at vrede en lust. Firstly arriving on Sunday we were unable to find anyone to show us to our room. The wine tasting said it was nothing to do with them. Took over three quarters of an hour to get sorted. The shower and kitchen were grubby and there were spider webs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We stayed in the cottage 'Marguerite ',and what a treat it turned out to be ; a fabulously comfortable bed of very generous proportions within a well appointed en suite bed room full of period furniture ..not to mention the enormous lounge and unexpected second bedroom.Outside the manicured grounds have a lovely swimming pool for residents only with far reaching... More 

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Address: Intersection of R45 and Klapmuts-Simondium Rds | Simondium, Franschhoek 7670, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
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Number of rooms: 11

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