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Franklin View Guest House

9E Innes Avenue Waverley, Bloemfontein 9301 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3.5 Star accommodation
Franklin View is an up market Guesthouse situated on the Northern slopes of Naval Hill (The highest house on the Northern slopes) with a magnificent view over the suburb of Waverley with its beautiful trees of More purple, orange and green during daytime and an ocean of flickering lights at night.The rustic atmosphere of yellow wood and leather in the spacious living area gives you a warm feeling of comfort.Enjoy a misty morning breakfast in the company of awakening birds.Each of the luxurious rooms with its panoramic view opens on a balcony.We are easy accessible from the N1 and only 5 minutes away from city centre and +-10 minutes from the airport.• Franklin View boasts the best view situated on the northern slopes of Naval Hill • The decor in Franklin View is rustic with an emphasis on yellow wood and leather • Luxurious en- suite rooms with DSTV • Splash pool and braai area • Your hosts Marietjie and Gustav Swanepoel. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
Price range
US$56 - US$76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Free State > Bloemfontein
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Lovely accommodation with stunning views over Bloemfontein. Owners were very friendly and welcoming. Bacon and eggs for breakfast were great but an option of a continental breakfast would have been great.
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Have stayed at Franklin View several times when I've travelled down to Bloem for Business. Pending availability, I will always try and stay there. It is a beautiful guest house up on the hill with amazing views.
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what a beautiful place. the view are awesome and the personnel very friendly and helpful. the owners are awesome. the food are great. thank you for your hospitality. the rooms are very well equipped and beautiful
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Great place, lots of character, beautiful view. Hosts are friendly and breakfast is excellent. Will stay there again. Only downside, is that to have dinner, you have to travel into the city area for a decent restaurant, and after a long day of travelling, the prospect of that was
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Response from Gustav S, Owner at Franklin View Guest House
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for the response. We do serve dinner of the day if it was arranged with the booking(at least before 12h00)
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Friendly and warm reception. Beautiful and spacious room with a lovely Bloemfontein view. Excellent breakfast. Franklin View managed to make a relatively difficult business trip feel like a short vacation.
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Amazing view from a very comfortable room
Amazing view from a very comfortable room
hello, How far are you situated from the University of the Free State? I will be attending a graduation ceremony in December which will require me to stay over for 2 nights. Also are there any restaurants near your accommodation?
Hi We are 7km(12 to 15 min drive) from the university. Margaritas is 5minutes from us, There are a few restaurants with in 10min drive
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Hi there, We are planning to stop over on 13 June for one night on-route from CPT to the Kruger Park. Do you offer secure parking which will allow us not to unpack the whole car? Do you serve dinner or can you recommend dining close by... Rgds, Martin
Hi Martin Thank you for the inquiry. We are situated on the slope of Navel Hill.About 250 meter away from the street There are 24 hour security in the street. There are lights on the parking area.We never ever had any problems here at Franklin View. But i cannot guarantee anything. There are a few restaurants within 5 minutes from FRanklin View
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"All rooms face to the outside but top rooms has view to die for."
"Amazing view from all the rooms"
"Other than the upper rooms with good views the ground floor rooms have the biggest beds! (King size)"
"Style 1 is the main house, room 1 and 2 is excellent. Style 2 is the adjoining house, but also good"
"different sizes of rooms are available and all with absolute stunning views."
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