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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 #32 of 58 Franschhoek B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
richardjuliac Suffolk, United Kingdom
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

idyllic setting surrounded by vineyards about a 10 minute drive from Franschhoek. 1st rate service, very efficient and friendly. nice cooked breakfast each morning. rooms with a view. we would come back any time.

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

Hi Doris, Thank you for the great review about our Lodge, its service, the tasty food and good views. We appreciate all your comments. We hope to have you guys back sooner rather than later. Safe travels further Doris. Best regards, Greg & the Klein Waterval Management and Staff. More 

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

Excellent service received throughout. Well rested and peaceful, just what we hoped for. Centrally located to visit various regions in the Western Cape. Room overlooking the beautiful garden and mountains.

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

Hi All, Thank you for the great review. We do hope you will return one day soon. We appreciate all the kind words about our Lodge. Safe travels further. Best regards, Klein Waterval Staff and Management. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in this nice lodge for 7 days and enjoyed unique hospitality and readiness to help. Unfortunately there is much noice from the near road during the day, but in the night we could sleep very well. We regretted not to have a little refrigerator in our room for the supplies for our hikingtours.

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To whom it concern, Thank you for the kind words of appreciation about our Lodge, Service and Staff. We do hope you will return one day soon. Best regards, Greg. More 

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning view. Lovely pool area. Tasty breakfasts. Perfect distance from centre of Franschoek and close to lots of lovely wine estates. Had a wonderful stay and would definitely recommend it!

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

Hi Jennifer, Thank you for the wonderful review. We are so chuffed that you enjoyed your stay with us. It would make us all very happy if one day soon you would return. Safe travels from all of us at Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge. Take care Jennifer. Warm regards, Greg and the Klein Waterval Team. More 

Andover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We spent 2 nights at Klein Waterval having been on the road camping for a month. What a lovely place it was. Clean and fresh, with gorgeous views of the vines and a delightful pool. Ezne was so helpful finding us delicious restaurants to eat in, and lovely places to visit. We couldn't recommend the lodge more, breakfasts were delicious... More 

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

Hi Diana, Thank you for the excellent review and for being such wonderful, warm and friendly people. It was a pleasure having you stay at Klein Waterval. We so look forward to your next visit. Come back soon Diana. Take care and safe travels. Best regards, Klein Waterval Management Team. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We had a great 4 days with you, the service and friendliness was brilliant. The rooms were very clean and provided everything we needed. The food was excellent. Although on a main road there was no bother of noise at all but there is a spectacular view. Hope to be back soon.

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

Hi Elton & Chantal, How are the Newly-Weds doing? Thank you for the wonderful review, we really appreciate it. It was just great having you guys stay with us. We hope you are well and looking forward to enjoying life as a family with the off-spring soon to come in the new year. We wish you happiness and love everlasting.... More 

Tryon, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We spent 2 nites here with great breakfasts and very helpful hosts. Greg and Treavor always ready to help. Cozy rooms and lovely surroundings. Right in the middle of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek in Cape wine region.

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

Hi Edward, Thank you so much for staying with us at Klein Waterval. We enjoyed having you stay over even if only for 2 nights. Trev & I enjoyed the chats and the laughs too. We appreciate your kind review and we hope that you will be passing by our shores sooner rather than later. Until next time "au revoir".... More 

Zweisimmen, Switzerland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Incredible location in the middle of the vineyards and lavender all the way round. My husband Robin chose this place, as it is so close to the Motormuseum, which was on his favourite list of visits to do in Franschhoek. Trevor gave us some more tips, like the Babylonstoren and Delaire up on the Helshooghte Pass and all of this... More 

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

Hi Ruth and Robin, Thank you for the wonderful review on our lovely establishment. We so appreciate your feedback; it helps us improve where required and gives us a sense of belonging when folks like yourselves enjoy our efforts. We thank you and we hope that one day soon you may return to our loving part of Africa. Best wishes,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We stayed here for the first two nights at the beginning of our Winelands tour. As the title says, great location just outside Franschoek, which has to be one of the most stunning valleys in South Africa. The rooms are lovely and big, nice comfortable bed. We had the middle room of the Cape Dutch building, so looked straight up... More 

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

To gmn23, Thank you so much for that wonderful review. It makes our work so much easier when we have such great compliments. We strive to improve daily and your loving comments makes our task more enjoyable. We hope that you may return sooner ratehr than later. Safe travels!! Warmest regards, Greg, Ezna, Trevor and our top class staff! 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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