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Vrede en Lust Estate

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Centurion, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Luxurious self catering cottages had everything needed when traveling with 3 kids, one being a 5 month old baby. Really appreciated the laundry service for the kids clothing, really helpful. Excellent, efficient housekeeping. Breakfast at the "Lust Bistro" was a treat every morning. Centrally located when visiting other wine farms. Beautiful views of the vineyards and mountains. Will definitely return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed for 4 nights in Barbere cottage. Great for families with children. Excellent service from staff. Very nice breakfast and coffee at Lust bistro included to value of R140 that is more than enough. Perfect location for exploring the winelands. Best looking wine tasting room!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed just one night for a wedding, but have to say the surrounding landscape is simply magnificent. Right there in the vineyard with the majestic mountain backdrop. The staff seemed efficient for the most part, although one in particular was quite disinterested that we were wishing to check in. In fact after waiting 45mins for her to return, we eventually... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked two of the new vineyard suites. The room was so light that I found it hard to sleep. There is a spotlight on the patio right by the bed that can't be switched off by guests. The block out behind the curtain isn't great and the blind on the one window also lets in a lot of the... More 

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djbuys, Owner at Vrede en Lust Estate, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback Tracy We have looked at the front bedroom veranda lights and we will move them further out. We will also see what we can do to make the blinds darker for light sleepers like yourself. We have already ordered new glass shower doors. The showers measure 1m x 1m or more so not tiny by most... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

That was my second visit to Vrede en Lust winery. I just love this place, stunning view, cozy, nice decor and great wines. Friendly staff. Worth to stop by just to appreciate the view, have a wine tasting or a lunch !!! Very nice smell of freshly baked bread coming from the restaurant when you park your car, wonderful!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights at Vrede en Lust during a week long tour of Cape Town. We stayed in one of their Vineyard Suites, which had spectacular views of both the vineyards and mountains, and was modern and stylishly furnished. The service at the estate was fantastic, and we thoroughly enjoyed the wine and Lindt Chocolate tasting that was on... More 

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Thank Andrew H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

This has to be my favourite wine estate in the Wine lands. The most spectacular wines, stunning food and the ultimate view... You will fall inlove with the country side the moment you set foot into the estate. The service was excellent and they took great care of my younger brother. This is a MUST visit when you are in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Was here for one night for a wedding staying in the manor house. Very beautiful. Nice wines, good spot for lunch or a coffee as well. Great views from the winery. Worth a stop off for sure on a wine trail, or to stay for the night.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

I recently got married at Vrede En Lust, and we cant express how happy we were having our wedding at Vrede En Lust. Elzahn is an excellent wedding coordinator and the service they deliver is outstanding. Nothing was too much for the team and they were amazing on the day ensuring everything went according to plan, their attention to detail... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

This is one of the most beautiful places I have been in Franschhoek. The staff were helpful and friendly. The rooms amazing and spacious. The food is divine (definitely try the brownies) and the view is gorgeous. I would not trade my wedding location for anywhere else in the world.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vrede en Lust offers award-winning wines, historic Cape Dutch architecture, undulating vineyards, breathtaking scenery and world-class leisure facilities. Our cellar door is open daily, with free wine tasting or special wine enthusiast food and wine pairings. Luxurious accommodation for up to 42 people plus one of the most sought-after wedding and event venues in the country. On-site is the beautiful LUST Bistro & Bakery that offers all-day breakfasts, blackboard lunch specials and freshly baked artisan breads and treats from their wood-fired oven. LUST is also available for private functions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vrede en Lust Estate

Address: Intersection R45 & Klapmuts Rd, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: $123 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Vrede en Lust Estate 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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