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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We only stayed for one night but thoroughly enjoyed it. Location is great: not far from Franschhoek but also close enough to the wineries at Paarl and Stellenbosch. Rooms are comfortable and well appointed. There is a nice outdoor pool, a comfortable lounge with an adjacent honesty bar set up which gives the lodge a sort of home-away-from-home feel to...

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Cotswolds
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We have been staying here for a few years now and you will see from previous reviews that we always enjoy it. There have been quite a few improvements in the last year and this has elevated the guest house to really excellent! A new pool for guests is lovely and there is now a good parking area too. All...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Klein vaterfal guesthouse is a beautiful, charming and cozy place with rooms in countryhouse style. The view from our room 8 was amazing. The Pool and property is very clean and stylish. Breakfast was very good and the service staff was so friendly and made us feel so welcomed. They also helped us with table Reservation at night. We loved...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our week here was just lovely. The room was great - we had a balcony with a view, a bath, nice quiet a/c and plenty of space. The outdoor pool was lovely and was actually big enough to be worthwhile doing some actual swimming (rather than simply cooling off). On top of all of that, the service provided by the...

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Thank Martin D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy Franschhoek and it's surroundings. It was perfect being slightly out of town as it was quiet but so close to everything. Greg and Ezra are amazing hosts and nothing was too much trouble for them - they booked restaurants, arranged cars, helped with our horse riding, helped with our onwards trip...

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

Hi Ian & Emma, Wonderful to hear from you guys. Thank you for a most wonderful review Emma. We hope you enjoyed Namibia as much. Let's hope for your speedy return to continue our games evenings. Love to Barney!!! Warm regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 3 nights at Klein Waterval, and were so sad to depart as we wished we had booked it for so much longer! The photos and website do not do the lodge justice. The rooms are just perfect- comfy beds, high quality fittings and very well thought out. The pool and bar are just perfect- with lots and lots...

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

Hi Kim, James & a 1/3rd, Thank you so much for a great review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at Klein Waterval. We loved having yoiu here! Good Luck with you know what and may there be many happy times to come. Look after each other guys and we hope to see you one...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

This apparently simple lodge is top in every way. Wonderful, clean, good, cosy rooms. All positioned in a fairytale surrounding with stunning views. Nice pool and great family-like conditions. Greg is a hero. It feels like staying with family without the obligatory hassle Europeans seem to prefer to avoid. And the doggies are a steal! Jon van Eerd

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

Hi John & Ton, Thank You so kindly for a most wonderful review. We enjoyed having you 4 stay with us and we are looking forward to Hans returning in early March for a couple of days. Stay well and healthy and we cannot wait for your return one day soon. Thanks for the Pics too! Warm regards, Greg, Ezna...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the perfect stay at this beautiful lodge. We were greeted by Greg who straight away assisted us in making dinner reservation and showed us to our room. Although small the room offered all the necessities and was beautifully furnished. The lodge has a beautiful swimming pool area , where one can relax and cool down after a day...

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

To our Dear Guests, Thank for such a heart warming and lovely review. We pleasure ourselves in making your stay relaxing and memorable. We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us. Let's hope we see you again in the future. Warmest regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

Landsmeer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything made us feel very comfortable. The friendliness of the people. The beautifull swimmingpool. The spacious room with a view on the vineyards and the mountains. This little paradise was only a couple of kilometers of Franschhoek. All together it made one of the best stays of our holiday.

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

Hi Rob & Ella, So great to hear from you guys. We thank you most kindly for the wonderful review. Let's hope for a great 2017 and the chance to see you guys again. Safe travels! Warmest regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely lovely - the place and the staff. Excellent food, excellent views, beautiful people and great location for convenience to surrounding wine regions. Pictures don't do it justice. Thanks again!

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

Hi Louise & Eamonn, Thank you so much for your kind words and wonderful review. We arec so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at Klein Waterval and we hope that you will venture across the Indian Ocean to see us again one day soon. Warmest regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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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: $157 - $252 (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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“We were in Room 1, which was great”
 of 5 bubbles martind307, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in room nr.10. which has two floors and a nice terrace in front!”
 of 5 bubbles 132JonAms, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 8 was a beautiful double with high ceilings”
 of 5 bubbles Venetiar, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The thatched rooms give a wonderful setting for couples”
 of 5 bubbles Richard_Megan_L, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The suites are well worth the extra money.”
 of 5 bubbles Richard_Megan_L, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
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