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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 57 Franschhoek B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there in January and the sunset is magic sitting having a drink by the wine yards Food and service is very good. We had a set menue. We all thought it was very very good. But would have preferred a la Carte. The building is so beautiful.

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9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got married here early in 2015, and it truly was the most beautiful wedding venue imaginable. Elzahn, Lynn and her team were fantastic, and put on a great occasion. And chef JP was marvelous too. We scouted a few potential venues for the wedding, and went with Vrede en Lust, and it definitely didn't disappoint. Everyone was blown away... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Vrede en Lust's wines are fantastic, their food is wonderful and the experience is down to earth, yet value for money. I would recommend it to anyone. Make sure to eat at the restaurant and taste wine! The waiters are friendly and the whole experience was excellent! Well done!

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We had 21 guests staying at VNL for our wedding this past weekend. Not only were the rooms really nice, the accommodation manager, Linn, was really good in getting everyone in their respective rooms and also letting us have a late breakfast to recover from the previous night's festivities.

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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 November 17, 2014

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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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78 reviews 78 reviews
24 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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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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