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Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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New Hampshire
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We were so pleased to stay here in an extremely convenient spot between Stellenbosch and Franschoek. the rooms are beautifully decorated and our room, #9, has a beautiful thatched ceiling. There is plenty of space, towels for the pool (wonderfully refreshing after a long day tasting wine), honor bar, and outside tables if you choose to have a picnic style...

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

Hi Susan & Phil, Thank you so much for the most wonderful review. It pleases us no end that you enjoyed your time with us at Klein Waterval. Thank you for the good laughs and long chats we enjoyed together. We do hope to see you guys again sometime soon. Safe travels around our beautiful, warm and friendly country. Fondest...

East Anglia, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is a difficult review to write because the owner/managers are lovely and hardworking people and I would love to say 'above average' but this accommodation does have its downside. Pros: clean, basic rooms. Nice owners. Nice pool. Nice view over vineyards. Honesty bar. Cons: tiny bathroom with towels having to be located in bedroom area. Hard mattress. Lots of...

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

Dear Gracie, Thank you so much for this review. As much as we are so pleased about the optimistic reviews we need to also realise that not all like what we have to offer. We have taken your ideas, suggestions to heart and I have addressed it with Management/Owners. We do hope that you have not been put off ever...

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We stayed 3 nights together with our 9-year old son. We had the suite. A lovely and very comfortable room with an amazing view over vineyards and mountains. A warm welcome, extremely hospital, helpful and charming staff. We really enjoyed our stay and felt like home. Good place to visit Franschoek (just around the corner) and Stellenbosch (20min drive). Close...

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

Hi Norbert, Katty & Louka, Thank you for spending time with us at Klein Waterval. It was such a pleasure having you stay over. Louka was a gem and we never even heard from him considering his age. A very well behaved young man. Guys we hope to see you back some day soon. Safe travels and thank you most...

stockholm
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Recommended, super nice room, very nice place and Gregg made us feel very welcome. A small drive to Franchshoek, perfect place to stay to go to the vineyards or explore the area. Thanks for having us!

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

Dear Guest, It is our absolute pleasure to make you feel at home at Klein Waterval. Thanks for the kind review and we hope to see you grace our Wine Yards once again soon. Warm regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We only stayed for one night but thoroughly enjoyed it. Location is great: not far from Franschhoek but also close enough to the wineries at Paarl and Stellenbosch. Rooms are comfortable and well appointed. There is a nice outdoor pool, a comfortable lounge with an adjacent honesty bar set up which gives the lodge a sort of home-away-from-home feel to...

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

Dear Marco & Antonio, Thanks for the wonderful review Marco. Sorry it was so short though. We do hope to see you again soon, but as you said, for longer next time. We can wait.......... Take care Guys and we look forward to our next meeting! Warm regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

Cotswolds
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We have been staying here for a few years now and you will see from previous reviews that we always enjoy it. There have been quite a few improvements in the last year and this has elevated the guest house to really excellent! A new pool for guests is lovely and there is now a good parking area too. All...

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

Dear Sue & Andy, It is always such a joy to have you guys return. Mums the word on the room number! We do hope to see you again sometime soon. Thank you for your kind review guys; you are too generous. Till next time then, safe travels! Warmest regards, Greg, Ezna, Trevor & The Klein Waterval Team!

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Klein vaterfal guesthouse is a beautiful, charming and cozy place with rooms in countryhouse style. The view from our room 8 was amazing. The Pool and property is very clean and stylish. Breakfast was very good and the service staff was so friendly and made us feel so welcomed. They also helped us with table Reservation at night. We loved...

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

Hi Joy & Markus, Thank you for the most kind review. We enjoyed having you stay with us - just wish it was for longer. Maybe next time! Take care and safe travels when you get the opportunity. Warm regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Our week here was just lovely. The room was great - we had a balcony with a view, a bath, nice quiet a/c and plenty of space. The outdoor pool was lovely and was actually big enough to be worthwhile doing some actual swimming (rather than simply cooling off). On top of all of that, the service provided by the...

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

Hi Martin & Zoe, Thanks so much for the wonderful review guys. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us at Klein Waterval. It was just great having you stay over. We are also very grateful to Louis from CWR for looking after you as well while participating in your passion of horse riding. We do hope...

Reviewed 14 January 2017

This is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy Franschhoek and it's surroundings. It was perfect being slightly out of town as it was quiet but so close to everything. Greg and Ezra are amazing hosts and nothing was too much trouble for them - they booked restaurants, arranged cars, helped with our horse riding, helped with our onwards trip...

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

Hi Ian & Emma, Wonderful to hear from you guys. Thank you for a most wonderful review Emma. We hope you enjoyed Namibia as much. Let's hope for your speedy return to continue our games evenings. Love to Barney!!! Warm regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We stayed 3 nights at Klein Waterval, and were so sad to depart as we wished we had booked it for so much longer! The photos and website do not do the lodge justice. The rooms are just perfect- comfy beds, high quality fittings and very well thought out. The pool and bar are just perfect- with lots and lots...

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

Hi Kim, James & a 1/3rd, Thank you so much for a great review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at Klein Waterval. We loved having yoiu here! Good Luck with you know what and may there be many happy times to come. Look after each other guys and we hope to see you one...

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  • Breakfast included
  • 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
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: $146 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Make sure your room is the right size for you.”
Indiegoddess, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were in Room 1, which was great”
martind307, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in room nr.10. which has two floors and a nice terrace in front!”
132JonAms, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 8 was a beautiful double with high ceilings”
Venetiar, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The thatched rooms give a wonderful setting for couples”
Richard_Megan_L, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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