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Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge

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R45 Groot Drakenstein, Franschhoek 7690 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews honesty bar small fridge breakfast was delicious a wonderful stay great pool beautiful location attending a wedding stayed here for nights thatched roof lovely place short stay short drive swimming pool went the extra mile nothing is too much trouble enjoyed our stay main building
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Really beautiful and homely place just outside town and right in the middle of the most popular wineries in this region. The rooms are cosy, beautifully decorated and clean. Breakfast was delicious and the pool are is one of the best around. The highlight was...More

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Response from kleinwaterval, Manager at Klein Waterval Riverside LodgeResponded 3 days ago

Dear jbrien, Thank you very much for the fantastic review! This is why we enjoy this industry so much, because of guests like you that just appreciates everything. Hope we can accommodate you again in the near future. Warm regards Ezna, Danica and Klein Waterval...More

Innkeeper's Favourite Review
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Staying at this lodge for two days was the most relaxing part of our trip to South Africa thanks to the extremely welcoming staff, the beautiful surroundings, the two cute little dogs and the overall great atmosphere. The rooms are super beautiful and come with...More

Thank hakaze
Response from kleinwaterval, Manager at Klein Waterval Riverside LodgeResponded 2 July 2018

Dear Hakaze, Thank you so much for the most wonderful review! So thankful that you had such a great time at Klein Waterval. We always want guests to feel right at home, enjoying the beautiful, peaceful surroundings. Can't wait to welcome you back at Klein...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is beautiful with mountain and vineyard views, and the sound of the little river running by. The pool is stunning and is perfect for summer days with the honesty bar a few steps away. However it is the service which takes this place...More

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Response from kleinwaterval, Assistant Manager at Klein Waterval Riverside LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kirstyannie, Thank you very much for your excellent review. We are glad that you had such a wonderful time here at Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge. Can't wait to have you back with us! Warm regards Ezna, Danica and Klein Waterval Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous setting, and the most wonderful, warm staff & management - really made our stay so enjoyable and relaxing. The breakfast is brilliant!Our room was slightly noisy as we could hear traffic noise from nearby main road - we were in Room 11, so perhaps...More

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Thank thornton2017
Response from kleinwaterval, Manager at Klein Waterval Riverside LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Thornton2017, Thank you so much for your excellent review. Glad that you had such a wonderful time at Klein Waterval and with your family and friends. Due to the Route 45 that is getting busier with traffic, road noise is something that we can't...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge is perfectly located just outside of Franschhoek with beautiful views from the room. Unfortunately, we were only there for a short stay but the staff was very welcoming, incredibly helpful and we were very happy with the service that we received.We...More

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Response from kleinwaterval, General Manager at Klein Waterval Riverside LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear ssween, Thank you very much for your wonderful review! So happy that you were satisfied with our service. And appreciated the beautiful views form the guesthouse. Can't wait to have you back with us! Warm regards Ezna, Danica and Klein Waterval Team

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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Shuttle Bus Service
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Things to do
Outdoor pool
Price range
US$164 - US$208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$164 - US$208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Kahlee B
9 June 2018|
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Response from Ian R | Reviewed this property |
Oh dear, sorry. I only noticed the query now 😳 the lodge is a little out of town but they offer shuttle services which is not expensive
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"We chose a 2 floor room and enjoyed the thatched roof and netting around the bed."
10 Apr 2018
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"all good from what we saw ."
13 Jan 2018
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"All the rooms are perfectly situated with great views!"
4 Dec 2017
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"Make sure your room is the right size for you."
24 Apr 2017
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