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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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Ranked #25 of 57 Franschhoek B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Alfred Z Arnegg, Switzerland
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Arnegg, Switzerland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed two nights , enjoyed the pool side , good breakfast and friendly serice. Easy to reach and close to Franschhoek. Received good tips on what to do and where to eat out. Would come back anytime again.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent two nights here as we were attending a wedding down the road, the accommodation's settings are very Picturesque. The service it amazing, both Greg and Enza was very helpful and friendly. They sorted out taxis and called restaurants when we needed them, going out of their way to make sure our stay was pleasant. The room we stayed... More 

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

Hi Bappa, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a very pleasant review. We really enjoyed having you stay with us. Thank you for your kind words and also to bring to our attention the "rustic" look and feel. Maintenance is not too far away. We do hope that you will grace our shores again some day... More 

Caterham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had been there about 7 years ago and return visit did not disappoint. Accommodation was very good and the staff was helpful with recommendations which we accepted and enjoyed. We were leaving early and the staff came in especially to get breakfast for us.

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

Hi David, Thank You for your wonderful review. We do hope you will come back again soon as we owe you a breakfast!! Thanks for being such guests. We hope for your safe return one day! Warm regards, Greg, Ezna and the Klein Waterval Team! More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here in December 2014 for 3 nights, in a King Room located in the main quarters, and a Twin Room located in a smaller building next to it. The sleeping quarters are in beautiful dutch style farmhouse with thatched roofs, surrounded by an beautiful setting of vines and wonderful rolling hills in the distance. Ezna and Greg are... More 

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

Hi Jules Jnr & Snr, Thank you for the constructive review. We have taken all your suggestions into account, of which many we are aware of, and we are taking the neccessary action to fulfil them. Whilst we are only a Guest Lodge and not a Hotel, we do advertise on our website that we do not have fridges in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic lodge in an absolutely stunning setting looking out over Franschhoek valley. Everything about that stay was fantastic, the location and professional, friendly service from all the staff stood out in particular. Thank you!

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

Hi Folks, Thank you for your kindnes and your very appreciative review. We are glad we could make your stay enjoyable. Warm regards, Greg & The Klein Waterval Team! More 

Shanghai, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great spot! The Klein Waterval was one of the highlights of our trip, and Greg and Esna (hope I'm spelling that right!) were unbelievably lovely and helpful. Greg booked us great restaurants around the area for the two nights we were there, as well as giving us tons of recommendations for daily activities. Esna was on top form,... More 

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

Hi Larry & Alexis, Thank you for the wonderful review. We had such a great time with you, even as short as it was! You are 2 very kind people and wish we met more just like you. We can't wait for your return one day soon. Take care and safe travels throughout 2015. Warm regards, Greg, Ezna & the... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Klein Waterval for Valentines weekend and I would loved to have stayed longer to actually take more time to enjoy the poolside. I really want to go back - the location is great for visiting Franschhoek town and wine route plus the lodge is very close to the Motor Museum. The breakfast is hearty and has a... More 

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

Hi Laura & Matt, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It means the world to us and we appreciate your thoughts. Come back soon one day! Warm regards, Greg & The Klein Waterval Team! More 

Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very relaxed and enjoyable stay. The hospitality and friendliness that we experienced from our hosts was great! We especially enjoyed the breakfasts each morning out on the terrace - a great way to start the day!

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

Hi Judy & Clint, Great to hear from you two. Thanks you for your wonderful review, we always appreciate feedback whether good or bad. It was wonderful to have you guys with us. Sorry it was so short though, but it just means you will have to return sooner than later. Take care and safe travels. Warm regards, Greg &... More 

Bonn, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We started the first 3 days of our western cape trip here. It's absolutely nice and quiet and just 5 min driving into Franschhoek. High end hospitality. Property and rooms need some refreshment / repair in the next years but this has already started. Very personal and friendly with tasty breakfast

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

Hi Michael, Thank you for your generous review. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us. Let us hope that you may return one day in the near future. Thank you for your constructive critism, we do appreciate it. Safe travels Michael!! Warm regards, Greg & the Klein Waterval Team! More 

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

One night at Klein Waterval is never enough. You'll keep wanting to go back again and again. KW is like a little taste of home away from home. You won't be better looked after, the rooms are airy and quiet and the pool is a little oasis while the view from the deck overlooking the vineyards can't be bettered.

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

Hi Susie, Great to hear from you so soon. I hope CT is treating you well. Thank you for the wonderful comments and review. We do appreciate it Susie more than you know. We hope and pray that you return shortly as it is always a pleasure having you over. Take care in CT and safe travels. Remember we are... More 

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Address: R45 | Groot Drakenstein, Franschhoek 7680, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
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Hotel Class:3 star — Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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