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Rickety Bridge Country House

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“basse provence”(17 reviews)
“wine tasting”(21 reviews)
“prawn curry”(2 reviews)
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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful location and wonderful setting for the wedding we were attending. The food, wine and catering staff were fabulous. But this is a review of the accomodation. The rooms were of good size and well appointed - basic tea and coffee, mini bar, basin, bath...More

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Response from VintonDJ, General Manager at Rickety Bridge Country HouseResponded 6 days ago

David Vinton, Hospitality Manager Thank you for your comments and observations, in regards to the water, I am truly sorry about the problem, we have a water shortage in the Cape, and the water holding tank was empty, so we had to pump more water...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rickety Bridge was quiet and beautiful. We were upgraded to this lodging and enjoyed its location at the old and lovely country house on the winery grounds. The breakfast was delicious and service excellent.The location was close to Franshhoek and very convenient.More

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Response from VintonDJ, General Manager at Rickety Bridge Country HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

David Vinton, Hospitality Manager I would like to thank you for taken in time to complete the Tripadvisor questionnaire and sending it to us, I would also like that you for choosing Rickety Bridge as your prefered Guest House in the Western Cape and am...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friends invited us for lunch and we were impressed with the views and look of the establishment. We had lunch on the patio which is a really good spot. The service was good but the food however was a huge disappointment. My wife had the...More

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Response from VintonDJ, General Manager at Rickety Bridge Country HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

David Vinton, Hospitality Manager First I would like to thank you for taking the time is completing the Tripadvisor information and sending it off, I would like to thank you for your comments.in regards to the butter chicken, the chicken portion is 200g which is...More

Reviewed 23 November 2017

This was a beautiful house and our (upgraded) room comfortable. Breakfast was a disappointment as we had previously had much more exciting ones in all the guest houses where we stayed. The setting was lovely and the staff charming.More

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Response from VintonDJ, General Manager at Rickety Bridge Country HouseResponded 27 November 2017

David Vinton, Hospitality Manager I would like to that you for completing the TripAdvisor information and allowing us at Rickety Bridge to host you, I am glad you enjoyed your upgrade and sorry that the breakfast was not up to standard, we are in the...More

Reviewed 18 November 2017

We have spent a great time in Basse Provence: this is a wonderful, quiet place, in the middle of Stellenbosch wineyards. Service was great (the staff was so kind that they even offered a free upgrade), the surroundings are amazing, nice small pool to cool...More

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Response from VintonDJ, General Manager at Rickety Bridge Country HouseResponded 20 November 2017

David Vinton, Hospitality Manager First, I would like to thank you for completing the Tripadvisor information, I am happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again in the not to distance future. I thank you again.

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Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$204 - US$322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$204 - US$322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Kyle0112
30 April 2015|
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Response from JanvanFranschhoek | Property representative |
Hi there. Children older than 12 are welcome at Rickety Bridge, which is small and intimate. At our sister property Basse Provence, we are able to accommodate children of all ages.
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555maver
14 February 2015|
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Response from JanvanFranschhoek | Property representative |
Hi there, Rickety Bridge is 3km from the centre of Franschhoek. It is on the R45, on the right. look out for the large white sign board immediately after Basse Provence. Turn right and follow the road over the bridge, across... More
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"After the wine tram you wont care!!"
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"Good shared living area between the two rooms upstairs, so if you are 4 people travelling together this is a..."
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"Only three rooms: two on first floor with views"
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"The second floor room of the cottage was excellent and quiet."
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