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Rickety Bridge Country House

R45 | Main Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wine tasting” (20 reviews)
“prawn curry” (2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

We booked Basse Provence in March 2016 and funny enough the only suite available for our holiday was the Honeymoon Suite named also the Elizabeth Suite was beautiful and very comfortable. Amazing pool area with sensational views and very peaceful. We enjoyed our time there...More

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Response from CassieJR, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country HouseResponded 2 March 2017

Good Afternoon. Thank you for the lovely story of your stay. It is such a pleasure to hear from our guests and to listen to the comments they have on both good and bad. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Cassie

Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The wife and I stopped for a late lunch at the Rickety Bridge Old Manor House on 2 January 2017. What a great experience. We will definitely visit again. Great food, great wine and amazing views of the Franschhoek Valley.

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Response from CassieJR, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country HouseResponded 8 January 2017

Thank you for reviewing the restaurant at Rickety Bridge. I am delighted you enjoyed Paulina's and hope to welcome you back soon Regards Cassie

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Have been there today at lunchtime. Food is exceptional with a good choice. Staff were wonderful, very warm and friendly. The views were extraordinary with very high mountains and acres and acres of grapevines. There is also wine tasting and the wine we tasted was...More

Thank Anne H
Response from CassieJR, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country HouseResponded 8 January 2017

Good Morning Thank you so much for this fantastic review. We are more than delighted that you enjoyed your experience at Paulina's restaurant Rickety Bridge. I hope to see you there again soon! Regards Cassie

Reviewed 27 December 2016

Perfect for what we needed...a couple of nights away from it all...stunning setting and room and service were ideal! Not to mention the lavender fields and ostrich retreat next door! Would recommend for couples with a need for relaxation.

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Response from CassieJR, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country HouseResponded 8 January 2017

Good Morning Thank you for taking your time to review Basse Provence Guest house. I am delighted you have enjoyed your stay with us. Kind regards Cassie

Reviewed 27 December 2016

Nice House but.......If you are scared, dont stay there. My son and I where compledly alone in the whole House and on the whole property......... alone in the endless vineyards, no Staff after 6pm, no Phone for emergency calls, Internet din't work after 7pm. It...More

Thank Suzie Q
Response from CassieJR, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country HouseResponded 8 January 2017

Good Morning I am so sorry that you felt lonely at the manor house Suzie. This is a 200-year-old building with all of the charm of days gone by, the quietness and peace is what we strive for, however, I apologise for this, in your...More

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Amenities
  • Top amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Details
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  • US$135 - US$305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Hotel class
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
  • Suites ,
  • Family Rooms
  • Number of rooms
  • 3
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  • South Africa >
  • Western Cape >
  • Franschhoek
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  • Rickety Bridge Country House Hotel Franschhoek
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Kyle0112
30 April 2015|
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Response from JanvanFranschhoek | Property representative |
Hi there. Children older than 12 are welcome at Rickety Bridge, which is small and intimate. At our sister property Basse Provence, we are able to accommodate children of all ages.
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555maver
14 February 2015|
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Response from JanvanFranschhoek | Property representative |
Hi there, Rickety Bridge is 3km from the centre of Franschhoek. It is on the R45, on the right. look out for the large white sign board immediately after Basse Provence. Turn right and follow the road over the bridge, across... More
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"After the wine tram you wont care!!"
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"Good shared living area between the two rooms upstairs, so if you are 4 people travelling together this is a..."
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"Only three rooms: two on first floor with views"
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"The second floor room of the cottage was excellent and quiet."
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