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Franklin View Guest House

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9E Innes Avenue Waverley, Bloemfontein 9301 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I had another great stop over. All the staff were very friendly and accommodating. Nothing was a problem. They served breakfast early so that I could start my day. Excellent breakfast. the room was very clean and comfortableMany thanks

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful Guesthouse, friendly hosts, room was nicely decorated, super clean with everything needed even a quality hairdryer and an aircon. Stunning view from balcony a quiet area where you can actually listen to the souds of the birds singing in the trees! Lovely,...More

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Thank aspelingh
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I love to stay at Franklin View, it has the best view in Bloemfontien! The rooms are spacious, comfortable and warm in winter. The service is great and the staff friendly. The neighborhood is quiet and perfectly save.

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

I had a wonderful stay. I had to delay my plans by 1 day due to a mixup with the airlines and the owner of the Franklin View was very gracious with her flexibility. The guesthouse was lovely, clean, well designed. I felt very comfortable...More

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Thank sleith926249
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Beautiful Guesthouse on Naval Hill with a stunning view. Gustav made us feel like old friends when we checked in. Rooms are beautifully decorated with everything we needed.The breakfast was also tasty with fruit and yogurt. Had a hearty omelet to start the day.

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Description
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
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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
6
Price range
US$57 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Free State > Bloemfontein
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$57 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Free State > Bloemfontein
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Traveller (34)
Room & Suite (18)
Dining (11)
Pool & Beach (5)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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Robzaza
31 October 2016|
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Response from Gustav S | Property representative |
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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Tinomy
2 April 2015|
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Response from Gustav S | Property representative |
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... More
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"All rooms face to the outside but top rooms has view to die for."
582jacquess
04 Jan 2018
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"Amazing view from all the rooms"
ashleysY619KE
02 Jan 2018
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"Other than the upper rooms with good views the ground floor rooms have the biggest beds! (King size)"
JV372
01 Jan 2018
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"Style 1 is the main house, room 1 and 2 is excellent. Style 2 is the adjoining house, but also good"
Dawie61
16 Nov 2017
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