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Los Angeles
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The biggest asset to this Bed and Breakfast is the proprietor Greg. Every piece of advice from booking us dinners to making sure we had a shuttle so we could get back from dinners safely was spot on. His knowledge of the surrounding vineyards is impeccable. The property is gorgeous and every way you look there is a view. The...

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

Hi Indiegoddess, Sorry I could not work out who gave such a wonderful and warm review by the name "Indiegoddess". Thanks nevertheless for your kind words. I am so sorry your room was too small; maybe next we can organise a bigger one for you. Let's hope we get the opportunity to meet again. Once again, thank you for such...

Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights in April, Greg made us feel welcome from the moment we stepped through the door until the moment we left. Thank you. Breakfast was good Rooms ok View fantastic. Pool and honesty bar lovely Would stay again

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

Dear Growtoms, Thank you for the wonderful review. Let's hope for your return one day soon. Safe travels if and when you get your next opportunity. Warmest regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

Paris, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lodge was a very good location to discover the vineyards area, just in between Franckshoek and Stellenboch, the view is really nice on the vineyards and the mountain, and the pool is great. Too bad that the main road is quite close to the lodge so that you don't feel completely peaceful.. The staff is nice and helpful, eventhough...

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

Dear Cecile, Thank You for your honest review. We hope we did not spoil your Honeymoon in any way as that was never our intention. We do hope that you would return one day for a better experience. Warm regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

Zeist, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Franschhoek for 1 night. The room was clean and spacious. The view from our room was amazing. Ezna was really friendly to show us where the best restaurants are and which vineyards we should visit with the limit of time we had.

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

Hi Ci Wing, Thank you for your amazing review. We hope that you may find time again soon to spend more time with us at Klein Waterval. Take care! Warm regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stayed at the Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge for one night but the owners went above and beyond to make sure our stay was as perfect as it could be. We arrived late in the evening after working at a conference and hadn't had time to consider any dinner plans, straight away Greg suggested where we should go and...

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

Hi Hannah & Rebecca, Thank you for such a wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us at Klein Waterval. We loved having you stay over. Actually I responded to a review yesterday which I thought was you and Becky. To my horrow it wasn't you ladies. So I apologise to you and the infamous "others"...

London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect base for a wedding in babylonstoren. The staff couldn't have been more helpful / friendly and the pool is lovely to relax after a days exploring in the amazing vineyards nearby. Really accommodating when we wanted to check in early

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

Hi Rebecca & Hannah, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. Sorry you could not stay longer, but maybe next time. Have a great week further and safe travels when you next go to a wedding abroad. Warm regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

Gouda, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful location between the wineyards and the people were very nice. You feel at home instantly. Clean rooms and good beds. The breakfast was very nice For sure a place to go back to. Franschhoek is a nice little town to visit anyway.

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

Hi Louis, Muriel, Tom & Bas, Thank you for a lovely review. We really appreciate your input. Let's hope we see you all again one day soon. Safe travels if and when you get the opportunity. Warmest regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed two nights in very comfortable, modern and beautifully situated "cottage" overlooking the vineyards and mountains. The main house has a lovely relaxing area and honesty bar overlooking a modern swimming pool and bar. Breakfast was beautifully displayed and had a wide array of fruits, cereals, yoghurts and breads and the hot breakfast choice was great. The host and owner...

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

Dear Guest, Thank You most kindly for your wonderful review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us at Klein Waterval as much as we enjoyed your company. We do hope for your safe return one day in the near future. Warmest regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This was our second visit to the property and we were so well looked after in every way. We had a great room overlooking the vines and mountains. The room was so beautifully presented and very comfortable with a great new en suite. Since our last visit there have been some great improvements to the rooms and best of all...

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

Dearest John & Sue, How are you guys? Ready for your next trip! Thanks so much for your kind words and wonderful review. We loved having you return and we can't wait for your next visit. Look after each other guys and safe travels if and when you get the opportunity. 'Till next then, take care folks! Warmest regards, Greg,...

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 22 March 2017

It has everything you need!! Amazing view, lovely atmosphere, nice and helpful owners, very pleasant rooms with a comfortable bed, very good breakfast and an excellent cost benefit. It is located between Franschhoek and Stellenbosch which makes it a very good base to explore both regions. Its nice to have a car but you can use uber everywhere.

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

Dear Pedro & Stephanie, Thank you for a most enchanting and wonderful review. It was our pleasure having you stay over - next time you need to stay longer - LOL! Look after each other and we hope to see you again one day soon. Warm regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

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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 7680, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: R1 439 - R2 278 (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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