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Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge

3.0 of 5
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R45 | Groot Drakenstein, Franschhoek 7680, South Africa
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Ranked #25 of 58 Franschhoek B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015
Gert & Elly S Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

for the second time we stayed in this lodge for 12 days. The trips to Stellenbosch, Franschhoek en different wonderful spots in the area around KWR were great. The passings at the end of the day at the swimming pool were lovely. A good place to be!

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

Hi Gert & Elly, So wonderful to hear from you. Thank you so much for the amazing review. We enjoyed every moment of your stay & we look so forward to seeing you again one day soon. Take care of each other and have a safe and properous 2015. Safe travels wherever you find yourself. Warm regards, Greg & The... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Can't tell you what a real find this is. The ambience of the whole place is wonderful...the staff are attentive and really care about you without being over the top. The breakfasts were delightful...taken outside with friendly dogs for company. We were only sad that we had only booked for a few days and had to leave to travel on.... More 

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

Hi Linda, Colin & Jude, Great to hear from you Linda. Thank you so much for the delightful and wonderful review. We are so appreciative of your kind words. We too hope that you may return one day soon and this time for a longer stay. Have a great 2015 Linda! Warm regards, Greg & The Klein Waterval Team! More 

Leiderdorp, The Netherlands
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at this b&b! The service was great, the room comfortable and the pool relaxing after a day of wine tasting. I will definately stay at this b&b again in future Franschhoek travels!

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

Hi Melanie D, Thank you for the wonderful review; we honestly appreciate your kind words. We do hope that you will return one day soon. Warm regards, Greg & The Klein Waterval Team! More 

London
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This lodge is a lovely rustic retreat and our 2 night stay was a very pleasant experience. The atmosphere was lovely and charming in this place together with the vineyard location and the lovely pool, we loved our stay.

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

Hi Eddie & Candice, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It was so lovely to have you guys stay over, even if for only 2 nights. Hopefully you will return one day for a longer stay. Thanks again for the kind words in your review. Safe Travels Folks!! Warm regards, Greg & The Klein Waterval Team! More 

Taoyuan, Taiwan
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We took friends here and it was an absolute delight.The hosts,Greg and Ezna, were very kind and helpful and we especially enjoyed the breakfast next to a running stream.My guest from Taiwan was very delighted with the natural fruit trees and that you could literally pick quinces and whatever if you wished to.The rooms were lovely and ours had a... More 

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

Hi Andrew, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. It makes one feel that all the effort is worth while when we get such great reviews with such warmth. We like your statement "Home away from Home" as that is how we try and make everyone feel - "At Home - their other... More 

Turku, Finland
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125 reviews 125 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

This small lodge has only 12 rooms, so the hosts have time to welcome you and help you in anything you might need. It is situated about 10km from town in an absolutely marvelous setting of trees, mountains, grapevines and teaditional buildings. We only had time to stay here for one night, but would recommend it to anyone who wants... More 

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

Hi Anna, Thank you for this very extensive review. We really take kindly to what you have said and appreciate the time you took to write the review. We do hope your next stop will be longer though. Take care and warm regards, Greg & The Klein Waterval Team! More 

Waalre, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We spent 4 nights at Klein Waterval and we were blown away by the friendliness, service, attention to detail and how accommodating Greg and Ezna were. Nothing was too much trouble or effort and they helped us with bookings, gave us information on where to go and their suggestions were excellent. We had 8 of the 12 rooms and they... More 

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

Hi Bronwyn & Marc, Thank you so much for the wonderful informative review. We definitely want you guys back again soon. Love to the Hup Hup Holland family too. Warm regards, Greg & The Klein Waterval Team! More 

Arnegg, Switzerland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

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

Hi Alfred, Thank you for the the kind review. We do appreciate all feedback from our guests. We do hope you will return one day soon. Warm regards, Greg & The Klein Waterval Team! More 

London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

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 March 1, 2015

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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