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Franklin View Guest House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

I recently spent three nights at the Franklin View Guest House. The accommodation was very comfortable with the most fabulous views. The hosts were gracious and the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The cost of accommodation was very reasonable and included a generous breakfast.The wonderful views could also be enjoyed from the breakfast room.The guest house is well situated...

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Port Alfred, South Africa
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We arrived early so as to be able to visit the National Museum in Bloemfontein but were made welcome. A GPS helps to find the guesthouse! Very nice well equipped modern accommodation with great views from the rooms and also from the patio - a quiet place to have a drink before dinner. The breakfast was great- dinner could have...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 8 March 2017

A well established guesthouse. Room were clean and comfortable. Food were great. Thank you so much. Service excellent. Great view from room Will definitely make use of the guesthouse again in the future.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I stayed at Franklin View Guest House and had a wonderful time. The room was perfect! True to its name, it offered a great view. It was also clean, roomy, nicely decorated and comfortable. Breakfast was excellent. Allround, a very good experience. I'll make sure to stay there again, next time I visit Bloemfontein.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The guest house offers a great dinning room with a beautiful view on the surroundings. The rooms are comfortable, but I didnt sleep well as the air condition went off in the middle of the night, and I couldnt switch it back on. Otherwise delicious breakfast and welcoming staff!

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Gustav S, Owner at Franklin View Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our guesthouse runs on solar power except the air-cons as they are on the grid. There was a power failure during the night and that is the reason that the air-cons were off and the lights were working

Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Marvelous views.. Excellent food and unsurpassed service with helpful friendly staff and host's made for a truly memorable stay.. We arrived and check in was a breeze.. The scenery is beautiful and the rooms are well kept and planned. Comfortable and quiet situated at the foot of the north of Franklin Game Reserve.. Feels like you are out of the...

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Gustav S, Manager at Franklin View Guest House, responded to this review

Dear 444dirkv Thank you very much for your review after your recent visit to Franklin View Guest House. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back soon to Franklin View. Kind Regards Chris-Marie (Jnr Assistant Manager) P.S. Thank you for choosing Franklin View Guest House as your home away from...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Luxurious and spacious bedroom with everything needed to ensure a comfortable stay. The view over the northern part of Bloemfontein, especially at night, was gorgeous. Very friendly reception and delicious breakfast. All of this at a reasonable price

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Gustav S, Manager at Franklin View Guest House, responded to this review

Dear 463estherf Thank you very much for your review after your recent visit to Franklin View Guest House. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back soon to Franklin View. Kind Regards Chris-Marie (Jnr Assistant Manager) P.S. Thank you for choosing Franklin View Guest House as your home away from...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Once again a wonderful stay. Gustav (the host) is helpful and will go out of his way to make your stay comfortable. After a hard day this is what you need: a room with a little balcony and a stunning view. Breakfast is served on arrival freshly made and delicious. Don't delay, book your stay

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Gustav S, Manager at Franklin View Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Jolana M Thank you very much for your review after your recent visit to Franklin View Guest House. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back soon to Franklin View. Kind Regards Chris-Marie (Jnr Assistant Manager)

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Comfortable place to stop off on long road trip.... Good breakfast... Very friendly and professional host. Manager went out of her way to help resolve wi-fi issues. Shower could do with an upgrade, but other than this, bedroom is comfortable.

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Gustav S, Manager at Franklin View Guest House, responded to this review

Dear "Lovely view....Uncomplicated" Thank you very much for your feedback after your recent visit to Franklin View Guest House. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back soon to Franklin View. Regarding the shower, it has been resolved, thank you for your comment. Kind Regards Chris-Marie (Jnr Assistant Manager)

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Great host and freindly staff.Stunning views of the coast very green and picturesque with lovely flowers and shrubbery.Breakfast was amazing which left you full for the rest of the day.Just a short walk was good restaurants.Ashort drive was a beautiful beach.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Franklin View is an up market Guesthouse situated on the Northern slopes of Naval Hill (The highest house on the Northern slopes) with a magnificent view over the suburb of Waverley with its beautiful trees of purple, orange and green during daytime and an ocean of flickering lights at night.The rustic atmosphere of yellow wood and leather in the spacious living area gives you a warm feeling of comfort.Enjoy a misty morning breakfast in the company of awakening birds.Each of the luxurious rooms with its panoramic view opens on a balcony.We are easy accessible from the N1 and only 5 minutes away from city centre and +-10 minutes from the airport.• Franklin View boasts the best view situated on the northern slopes of Naval Hill • The decor in Franklin View is rustic with an emphasis on yellow wood and leather • Luxurious en- suite rooms with DSTV • Splash pool and braai area • Your hosts Marietjie and Gustav Swanepoel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Franklin View Guest House

Address: 9E Innes Avenue | Waverley, Bloemfontein 9301, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Free State > Bloemfontein
Price Range: $92 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Franklin View Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“All rooms have views but the deluxe rooms are the most spacious and comfortable”
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“The bedroom below ours has view of the bathroom in our bedroom on the first floor, when the curtains are open.”
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“Ask for a room with a balcony.”
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