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    Otter's Bend Lodge

    Dassenberg Rd, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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    2018-03-04 2018-03-05
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    • Excellent49%
    • Very good37%
    • Average7%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible6%
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    It just may happen – Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn pop out. To remember you the through luxuries of life. To remember you of the simplicity you once knew. To remember you of silence, softly braiding your mornings with birds. To remember you of silence,...More

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    Thank Harry L
    Response from ottersbendlodgefrans, Owner at Otter's Bend LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Wow, Harry and Katja - Thank YOU!

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We experienced a very warm welcome by Mark on our arrival. The place is beautiful and surrounded by nature. His property is very green and covered in pear trees. The dorms are spacious and comfortable. We ate pizza’s from his home made pizza-oven and drank...More

    Thank Mette v
    Response from ottersbendlodgefrans, Owner at Otter's Bend LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Ah, thanks! Was great to meet you so hope you will return one day. Enjoy the rest of your travels!

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    My husband and I spent 1 night at the Otter's Bend Lodge on our honeymoon. We absolutely loved the cabins and wish we had allotted more time to spend there! The cabins are simple and have everything you need, plus stunning views of the forest....More

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    Thank kaylee w
    Response from ottersbendlodgefrans, Owner at Otter's Bend LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review and comment, Kaylee. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time here. We appreciate that you have pointed out how easy it is to walk to different wineries and restaurants - the joy of being so...More

    Reviewed 14 January 2018

    Great getaway for the Mrs and myself. Whilst there were some noisy tourists nearby the cozy feel of the property and ambiance of the environment made the couple of days really recharge the ol' batteries.

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    Response from ottersbendlodgefrans, Owner at Otter's Bend LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank You! So pleased to hear that you were able to charge the batteries. We look forward to hosting you again.

    Reviewed 1 January 2018

    Wow where do I begin......this little gem is just the most tranquil,peaceful place in the heart of Franschoek,I would highly recommend it to anyone, my husband and I went along with our family the cabins is very neat and tidy, cosy as well, the garden...More

    Thank brony2018
    Response from ottersbendlodgefrans, Owner at Otter's Bend LodgeResponded 3 January 2018

    Thanks, Brownyn. We really enjoyed having your family to stay and are pleased that you had a good time. Happy New Year!

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    • Free Parking
    • Price range
    • US$47 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Franschhoek
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    Diedie M
    24 August 2016|
    Response from norkse | Property representative |
    Hi Our number is Cape Town, 021 8763200 Warm regards Mark
    27 September 2014|
    Response from norkse | Property representative |
    079 7474632
    Room Tips
    "Best views,tranquility all round,very peaceful"
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    "all rooms are recommendable"
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    "Double Twin rooms: The location was quiet, however I would pick a room away from the communal area."
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    "If possible ask for the solitary house on the other side of the road!"
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