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Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   R45 | Groot Drakenstein, Franschhoek 7680, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful B&B in the valley close to Franschhoek, very friendly hosts, we had a great stay, ............................................................................................................

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My girlfriend and I stayed here and had a great time. The facilities are great and the location is fantastic. The lodge is just outside franschhoek and has its own vineyards. I was very impressed with the staff and how willing they were to make sure you enjoyed your stay. Would definitely visit again if I returned to franschhoek.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our 2nd visit proved we were not mistaken last time. Trevor and his team are as welcoming as ever. True "home casual" style: Good pool, nice rooms, honesty bar and excellent morning breakfasts make for a great place from where to explore the Franschoek Valley or further. They sorted out restaurants, booked taxis and suggested good places to visit. A... More 

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kleinwaterval, Front Office at Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Dear JClass, We are so looking forward to your 3rd visit soon. Thank you for the great review and wonderful comments. As you stated, nothing is ever too much trouble for us. We strive for excellence and we really just like our guests to come and relax, lift their feet and enjoy the splendour and beauty of Klein Waterval and... More 

Cannes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Klein Waterval serves as an excellent base to explore the Franschhoek Valley. The rooms a clean and airy with beautiful mountain views. The pool and honesty bar are fantastic for relaxing after a hard day of wine tasting and eating.

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kleinwaterval, Front Office at Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Hi All, Thank you so much for a wonderful review of our place we call Heaven outside of Franschhoek. We strive for excellence and we encourage our guests to use Klein Waterval as a base for visiting and lapping up the slender beauties of our Food & Wine Capital of the World. We are so glad that you enjoyed your... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked in for two nights ( 2 separate suites as with my parents from overseas) and wish we had booked for longer. We couldn't of had a better stay. The rooms are extremely comfortable and airy. The views of the vineyards with the mountain backdrop was really something to marvel at at sunset. Not far from centre of Franschoek... More 

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kleinwaterval, Staff at Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Leigh, Thank You for your kind works and lovely review. We value everything you say and we love it when folks like yourselves enjoy our Lodge and all the goodness that comes with it. We do hope you will return one day in the not too distant future. Thanks Leigh for the tips too. Great value to our guests.... More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the atmosphere staying "in the vineyards" in traditional Cape Dutchstyle style accomodation . Nice pool too , enjoyed the honesty bar , but the outstanding memory is that the Gary and the crew really are so very helpful with regards to restaurant booking and advice and all round . Nothing was a problem and just so helpful... More 

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kleinwaterval, Staff at Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Marc, Thank you for such a wonderful review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay too. It gives us great pleasure to assist you in any manner and form & whenever possible. We do hope you will grace our shores once again soon. Have a stunning 2015 Marc. Warm regards, Greg and the Klein Waterval Team!! More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly enjoyed everything about this hotel. From waking up in a vineyard to the mountains behind them. They went out of their way to make me feel comfortable And give me all the information I needed to enjoy the surrounding area

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kleinwaterval, Staff at Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Garth, Thank you for your kind review. We really appreciate all kinds of feedback whether good or bad. We hope you can find the time in the New Year to grace our beautiful winelands again. Have a wonderful 2015 Garth. Warm regards, Greg & The Klein Waterval Team! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were immidiately impressed with the outstanding device we received after we were allowed to check in earlier and check out later than their allocated times. We were greeted with a smile and personally shown around the entire venue before settling into our stunning room. Every request was dealt with immidiately and efficiently. Great job!

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kleinwaterval, Staff at Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Chris & Stacy, Thank you for keeping us in mind by saying such awesome stuff about us at Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge. That is what makes us tick daily, that we can provide what our guest want and like. Sorry you did not sleep as well, but maybe we can rectify that next time. We hope that there will... More 

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I had an amazing stay at Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge. The customer service and hospitality simply does not get any better than this. Great advise for wine yards, places to eat and scenic drives. I simply could not recommend Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge highly enough!

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kleinwaterval, Staff at Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for an awesome review. We cannot tell how we appreciate your kind words. We do enjoy to please in all aspects of our work. We do hope that you will find the time to visit us again soon. Have a wonderful festive season and may 2015 be all you wish it to be. Kind regards, Greg and the... More 

Suffolk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We stayed here just the one night whilst visiting the wine estates. The room was lovely, with private balcony overlooking the gardens. Alas the weather wasn't great that day so we couldn't make use of the swimming pool or sit in the sunloungers for a sundowner. The hosts could not have been more helpful. Husband needed to make a business... More 

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kleinwaterval, Staff at Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Richard & Julia, We are so glad that you enjoyed your 1 night with us at Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge. We hope you will return in the New Year for more nights with us! Thank you for your kind words of appreciation. It means the world to our staff at Klein Waterval. Safe travels Richard and Julia. May the... More 

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Address: R45 | Groot Drakenstein, Franschhoek 7680, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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