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Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at KWRL for several nights in late March 2016 with our 2 children. We had a fantastic time, thanks to all the staff at Klein Waterval for making our holiday special in organising trips to Aquila Private Game Reserve to restaurant bookings and things to do during the day for the kids. Trevor, Ezna and Greg really make... More 

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

Dear Noel, Sarah, Josh & Olivia, Thank You for once again coming to visit us at Klein Waterval. As always it was great to see you guys especialy meeting Joshua and Olivia. What wonderful kids Noel & Sarah! T & LB sulked for days afterwards as there was just no sausage & bacon bits left around anymore post brekkies! We... More 

Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

A famliy driven lodge in the western outskirts of Franshooek. Lovely relaxing athmosphere. Not as grand as the big mansions, but the friendliness is overwhelming. Breakfast served with the mother's touch.The rooms are nice and clean. Equally the swimming pool. Self serving bar after dawn. The location is on the main road into this wine country and about 3 km... More 

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

Hi Rune, Live, Marie & Bernhard! Thank you for a most wonderful review. We treasure what we have and it speaks volumes when we have such nice folk like yourselves enjoying our most humble hospitality. It was a joy having you stay over and we hope that you may return for a longer stay next time. Safe travels! Warm regards,... More 

cape town south africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We stayed in no 12 which was really spacious & comfortable. We were welcomed so well on arrival & the host, Greg, went out of his way to assist us with everything we asked, A beautiful view from the room. A delicious breakfast. All in all an extremely lovely place.

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

Hi "letsgOnOw", Thank you for a wonderful review. We so appreciate your honesty and we are so chuffed that you enjoyed your stay with us at Klein Waterval. Let's hope for a return one day soon. Warm regards, Greg, Ezna & the Klein Waterval Team! More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Such fantastic service from all at Klein Waterval especially Ezna. Lovely accommodation and setting. Warm and comfortable. The only criticism/suggestion would be the addition of a bar fridge into the room and also replacing the very dated shower head unit. Other than these minor items, it was a lovely stay.

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

Hi Tandi & Nick, Thanks for your honest review. Unfortunately due to us not being a hotel and only a B&B, we felt it not necessary to have fridges in the rooms. We hope we did not inconvenience you guys too much. We hope we will see you guys again sooner rather than later. Warm regards, Greg. More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We can highly recommend staying here. Lovely location, accommodation excellent and the hosts are so friendly and helpful,nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast this morning was 5 star, really good. Would definitely go back.

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

Hi Daniella, Thanks for a fabulous review, it is so appreciated. We loved having you stay over. However, it needs to be longer next time! We look forward to seeing you again we hope in the not too distant future. Warm regards, Greg, Ezna & the Klein Waterval Team! More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Our stay at Klein Waterval was sensational. The staff were amazing , they organised transport , restaurants , nothing was too much trouble. Rooms are neat and clean with views of the vineyard. Pool is a great spot on a hot day. Breakfasts on the terrace were a delight.

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

Dear Bruce & Ann, Thank you kindly for such a wonderful review. It warms our hearts to know that we are making a difference for our guests. We look forward to your return one day in the not too distant future. Warm regards, Greg. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Breathtaking views! Room pretty basic but it is Clean and everything you need. Central to all the divine wine farms. Incredible staff .. So friendly, welcoming and happy to go the extra mile for guests. Would love to come back and really recommend to all.

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

Dear Guests, Thank you for taking the time to review Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge on Trip Advisor. We are so thankful for your kind and honest review. We do hope that you will come visit us again some day soon. Warm regards, Greg. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

This is a great base from which to explore Franschhoek and surrounds. The rooms are clean, comfortable and pleasantly decorated. The view is great. There is a large swimming pool with plenty of loungers on which to enjoy a lazy afternoon. The honesty bar is reasonably priced and well-stocked. What makes this place really great however is the service. The... More 

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

Dear Allison & Johan, Thank you for such a wonderful review, we really do appreciate it. It was so lovely having you stay over at KWRL and we do hope that you will return one day soon. Once again thank you for your kindness. Warm regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team! More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Ezna and the team at Klein Waterval were very welcome and helpful during our stay, helping to arrange an extra nights stay and reservations in Franschoek for dinner and other recommendations. Beautiful surroundings, nice swimming pool and delicious complimentary breakfast in the morning sat on the veranda. Beds were quite hard, but that could be personal preference! Plenty of space... More 

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

Hi Philippa & Liz, Thank you for your most kind review. Sorry you found the bed too hard, but next time we will soften it up for you before you arrive!. We do hope that you will find the time sooner rather than later to return to our blessed shores and again enjoy the splendour of the Cape Province with... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Very comfortable rooms which look out across to the mountains and wonderful starry night skies. Improvements have been made in the last year so now there is proper car parking and the dirt track has been tidied up. Huge effort made with the breakfast, nothing too much trouble. The location is brilliant too, just a short drive to wine farms... More 

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

Hi Sue B, Thank you for coming home and staying with us again. Even though it was a fly by night stay, it was still great seeing you Sue. We look forward to having you and Andy back soon. Send regards to Jacqui as well. Once again, thank you for a very kind and wonderful review. We cherish every word... More 

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the Franschhoek Valley on the banks of the Berg River, surrounded by vineyards and dramatic mountain views, Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge offers friendly country hospitality in a relaxed farm atmosphere. Comfortable double bedrooms, each with their own entrance and private terrace, overlook tranquil gardens and vineyards. A delicious wholesome farm breakfast is served, and for dinner, nearby Franschhoek buzzes with bistros and restaurants. Enjoy the magnificent swimming pool or unwind on the peaceful deck alongside the stream. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge

Address: R45 | Groot Drakenstein, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: $92 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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