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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
gabriellle2014 , The Netherlands
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the third time we stayed in the riverside lodge. Two times as a couple and last time with a group of 18 people. The whole group enjoyed the cosy and comfortable rooms and the great hospitality. In the evening Trevor and Greg specially came back for us to put the fire on. So we could enjoy lovely wines... More

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

Hi Gabrielle, Thank you for your wonderful and honest review of our Paradise here at Klein Waterval. We value your feedback tremendously and we cannot say how much we enjoy having You, Family, Friends and Colleagues staying at Klein Waterval. We look forward to your speedy return in the near future. Best regards, Greg, Ezna, Trevor and all Klein Waterval... More

Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting is really pretty with easy access to Franschhoek. The "honor" bar was much appreciated. The staff was very helpful. We wished we could have spent more days there. The dirt road to the units could be at least graveled.

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Dear Guest, Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. It gives us great pleasure to please our guests and we appreciate such honest feedback. We look forward to seeing you back again in the near future. Take care! Best regards Greg. More

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights at Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge for our 20th Wedding Anniversary. Wonderful place to stay with exceptionally friendly and helpful staff,comfortable room with a beautiful view of the surrounding mountains and a delicious breakfast every morning!! Thank you so much for making our weekend one to remember,we will definitely be back soon!! Regards Joe and Cathy Da... More

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

Thank you so much Cathy! So happy you had a wonderful time with your family as well! Can't wait to welcome you back at Klein Waterval. Best regards Ezna More

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic evening, well attended by Benjamin after hours who welcomed me at 21h00. Great night sleep, followed by a run in the vineyards, and a hearty breakfast by the river. Bliss. I would happily refer

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

Dear Oliver, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such an excellent review! Glad that you've enjoyed it thoroughly! Looking forward welcoming you back. Best regards Ezna More

Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I had a wonderful breakaway in a tranquil, beautiful location. The view was spectacular and the room was spacious and comfortable. The breakfast was scrumptious. The best part of the stay was the hospitality and friendliness shown by all the staff, especially the manager. Nothing was too much trouble for her. Thank you for a wonderful stay. I will definitely... More

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

Dear Janine, It was a pleasure to have you here with us! So happy that you had such a lovely time. Thank you very mcuh for the excellent review, it is much appreciated. Regards Ezna More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We stayed at Klein Watervall for two nights...And it was not long enough! Ezna and Trevor were such incredible hosts, full of useful information and tips on the places we'd be most likely to enjoy in the area. One of the things which my partner and I love about travelling is meeting people local to the places we are staying... More

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

What a wonderful review! Wow!!! Thank you so much for writing everything in such detail! It is the best feeling to know when guests appreciates everything you do for them. I really hope we can welcome you back in the near future! Best regards Ezna More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We recently spent a night at Klein Waterval as we attended a wedding in the area and it was just amazing wish we stayed longer. It was home away from home. Great service provided by Ezna, the owners and the dogs as our bodyguards. The views are to die for. I slept like a log and had an amazing breakfast... More

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

Dearest Hanuscke, Thank you so much for your excellent review on TripAdvisor! I'm so glad that everything worked out so well and that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us! We are looking forward welcoming you back at Klein Waterval! See you soon! Best regards Ezna More

Pretoria
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We were part of a group attending a workshop, and so did not have much time to explore the area, which we should have done. The accommodation was very good, we had no worries, and the service was excellent. I would have no heistation to recommend Klein Waterval, and would choose it as a future base to get to know... More

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

Dear Coen, It was such a pleasure, as always to have the group here with us. Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor, it is much appreciated. I hope we can accommodate you again in the near future! Best regards Ezna More

Gauteng
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Management service was excellent. Amenities was fine. Layout of the rooms were great. also maximised the breathtaking view. Should consider a small fridge in the rooms due to the distance from town. The lounge/furniture set-up in the Suites require an upgrade.

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

Dear Vanessa, Thank you very much for your feedback on Trip Advisor! I thoroughly enjoyed you and the family at Klein Waterval! Glad everything worked out so well. Hope to see you again! Best regards Ezna More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We spent only one night at Klein Waterval and already regretted it upon departure as both the Lodge as the area would have been worthwile staying a little bit longer. The only minor drawback of the location (and thus the rating very good) is the proximity to the R45 (connecting Franschhoek with Paarl). We nevertheless slept very well there but... More

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

Dear Christoph, Thank you very much for your feedback on TripAdvisor. And thank you for the good review! The road is getting more busier every year, but as you said, if you want to hear less traffic during the day and early morning, the rooms towards the mountains and vineyards are an excellent choice. Hope to accommodate you in the... More

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Address: R45 | Groot Drakenstein, Franschhoek 7680, South Africa
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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