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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
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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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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Tryon, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely one night stay on a Saturday night for the Franschoek Uncorked festival. Such a beautiful area and so many wineries to visit! The accommodation was nice and clean, hot water and good linen. The Honesty pub was a great option. My only suggestion is that the bed should be a full queen or king mattress and... More

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

Dear Gina J, We thank you for the wonderful review of Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge together with the suggestion of the bed sizes. Regretfully your room being the only one available on that "Uncorked" weekend was only a Twin and not a Double nor a King size. However, we still value your input tremendously. We hope to see you back... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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kleinwaterval, Manager at Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

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 September 14, 2014

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 September 11, 2014

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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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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