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Vrede en Lust Estate
Ranked #34 of 63 Franschhoek B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Paris, France
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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“Great accomodation on a wine estate”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2013

We stayed in a 2 bedrooms cottage (our daughter 3-y old stayed for free).
Not only the place itself was amazing, full of history, but also the rooms are big, very nicely furnished and the staff is actually very helpful and welcoming. We also enjoyed the pool ... and the wine of course !

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2013

i am tourguide,David Williams in the Dwarsriver Valley.Taking my guest from other countries there is always a memorable exerience.From the time you enter vrede and lust wine estate you are treated like royalty.The ladies in their red dresses ,well organise,great view from the balcony and you let us feel special.Do what you do guys welldone.

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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Pretoria, South Africa
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013

We got married at Vrede en Lust last weekend and this venue made the whole experience unbelievable. Our guests were blown away by the scenery, the venue, the rooms, the gardens, the food and above all the hospitality of the staff.
We had 22 people staying on the farm itself and they were constantly complimenting us on our choice of venue, even though they had to fly down for it. I think in the end we definitely made the right choice. The rooms are very nice and rustic, with a lot of antique charm yet surprisingly comfortable. It is not filled with a thousand amenities as you would find in a fancy hotel in a city, but is still amazingly comfy, as a countryside lodge should be. Expect a very relaxing, tranquil stay.

The staff at hand....Lynn, Yolanda, Elzahn and Corne are very attentive and go out of their way to try and meet most of your needs.
The newly refurbished restaurant, Lust, was exceptional and served delicious breakfasts for all our guests.
We had such an amazing time on this farm and will definitely want to go back soon. Can't wait!
Warm regards

Room Tip: Had the opportunity to look at all the rooms and any one of them are very nice. But if you have a b...
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2013

I had first visited the estate with my then “girlfriend” on 19 September. We had a wonderful experience in the tasting room as the place and hosting stole our hearts. It was then that I had decided to plan my proposal to my girlfriend. A quick chat to the hosting ladies in the tasting room, and a plan was on the cards for a private “cellar tour” the following day. I proposed in the cellar, with a beautiful setting amongst the aged barrels… a scene set for memories! A special thanks to all the ladies at Vrede and Lust (especially Lynne and Christine). Vrede and Lust will always be a part of our lives!

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Amanzimtoti, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2013

Back home after the most memorable 5 days with my darling husband on the glorious Vrede en Lust wine estate in the Franschoek valley. Staying in one of the Jonkmanshuis cottages built in 1688, we felt like royalty. Taking care of the smallest details made us feel so spoiled. .Experiencing the Uncorked festival was an added bonus Truly an anniversary that will be cherished and remembered by the exceptional company, food, wines and beautiful people at Vrede en Lust.The newly renovated restaurant on the estate served mouth watering food and Dirk and his team always made sure our every need was met. Anneke and the gorgeous ladies in red made the wine tasting journey one that stands out. Thanks to Lynne always ready to assist with a restaurant booking or interesting tit bits about the estate and surrounding area. Truly a time away from home where we left feeling part of the family and having made new friends.The breathtaking surroundings of the vineyards and mountains of Franschoek begging us to come back soon...

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2013

We chose Vrede en Lust for our wedding and it was absolutely stunning. Beautiful setting and the food we had during our stay was exceptional. Our party took over the whole venue and the staff could not do enough for you, extremely friendly. Accommodation was 5 star and very very comfortable.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with family
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2013

Great spot for a wine tasting, our tasting lounge lady was very friendly and professional. Really good value wines as well.

The history and location of the estate is so romantic! We will definitely tell all our friends and be back soon!

  • Stayed July 2013
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Property: Vrede en Lust Estate
Address: Intersection R45 & Klapmuts Rd, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #34 of 63 B&Bs / Inns in Franschhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Vrede en Lust Estate 4*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Vrede en Lust offers award-winning wines, historic Cape Dutch architecture, undulating vineyards, breathtaking scenery and world-class leisure facilities. Our cellar door is open daily, with free wine tasting or special wine enthusiast food and wine pairings. Luxurious accommodation for up to 42 people plus one of the most sought-after wedding and event venues in the country. On-site is the beautiful LUST Bistro & Bakery that offers all-day breakfasts, blackboard lunch specials and freshly baked artisan breads and treats from their wood-fired oven. LUST is also available for private functions. ... more   less 
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