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Reviewed 16 April 2016

We were two couples- Canadian and US. The accommodation consists of a set of detached cottages overlooking a vineyard with a fabulous view of the mountains surrounding Franschoek. Our host could have been family! He advised us about restaurants, then even made the bookings for us. Breakfast was the full house menu with personal service. There certainly are more luxurious...

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

Hi Chris, Scott, Amy & Terri, Thank You so kindly for a fantastic review, we really do appreciate it. It warms our hearts to know that you had a great time staying at Klein Waterval. Hopefully you will all return one day soon, safe and sound! Safe travels guys! Warmest regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

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Reviewed 12 April 2016

We had a very pleasant stay at Klein Waterval. The location was excellent and the staff friendly and helpful. The bathroom was a bit jaded, but this is being addressed, and there will be a refurbishment later this year. I would stay again and would recommend the lodge.

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

Dearest Anna & James, Great to hear from you guys. We hope that Johannesburg treated you well for the short time you spent there. Thank you both for a wonderful review. We hope that when you return one day soon, all the refurbishments will be completed and more to your liking. Go carefully and we hope that you made it...

Ystrad Mynach, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Recently stayed in a suite at Klein Waterval, accommodation was in a detached building just across from the breakfast and lounge / bar area. We were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary and had a fantastic stay despite poor weather. The welcome was pleasant and informative, the room clean and comfortable. Breakfast was great with offers of ideas for the day's...

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

Hi Richard & Megan, Thank you so much for a wonderful review. We really do appreciate your honesty and it gives us great pleasure and delight that you enjoyed staying with us at Klein Waterval. Hopefully we can get another opportunity to see you guys again some time in the future. Enjoy the rest of 2016 and safe travels when...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Excellent stay. Lovely property with a beautiful view of the mountains. Very gracious, accommodating and welcoming host Greg who was there to help us through everything including reservations for dinner at some very nice restaurants. Great suggestions on things to do including the Fairview Estate with the Spice Route, The drive over the mountain, local shopping etc. Greg made the...

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

Hi Gavin, Roopa, Ronnie & Soraiya, Thank You so much for an awesome review. We pride ourselves in making our guests feel at home, "Their" home away from home. It pleases us no-end that you had a wonderful time staying at Klein Waterval. I hope that Ronnie made it safely home to India and we cannot wait to have you...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We had a very pleasant stay at Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge. The owners and staff are great, even made us a small lunch although the kitchen was closed. Beautiful views, great location and nice big rooms.

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

Dear Guests, Thank you for such a lovely review. Glad you enjoyed the sandwiches too. We appreciate your comments and also taking the time to review our part of heaven, as we have got to know it. We hope for your speedy return one day soon. Warm regards, Greg, Ezna, Trevor & The Klein Waterval Team!

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Lovely accommodation over looking the vineyards and mountains. Hospitality was second to none as I was helped with everything I needed, which was particularly welcome as I was travelling alone. Top marks.

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

Hi Tom, Great hearing from You. Thank you for your kind words and wonderful review & taking the time to comment on Us & our establishment on Trip Advisor. We value your input and appreciate your kindness. Let's hope we see you again soon! Warm regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Watrval Team!

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We found our stay at the Klein Waterval very pleasant the staff were all really friendly and helpful the rooms were clean and breakfast was delicious would definitely recommend it and would stay there again if we returned there. The only downfall was the weather wasn't great but you can't help Mother Nature

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

Hi Wendy, Thank You so much for the great review. We pride ourselves in making our guests feel welcome and made to feel at home. Let's hope next time "Mother Nature" does its' bit too. We look forward to welcoming you back to KWRL in the future. Safe travels Guys! Warmest regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

JHB
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Quaint and lovely accomodation in a beautiful setting! Owners are extremely hospitable and breakfast was lovely. Rooms are very basic but clean. Noise from the road may be troublesome for some. Great value for money!

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

Dear FrankieCo, Thank for your wonderful review. The road unfortunately is the bain of our lives, but without it we are lost to you guests who come and stay. Hopefully next time it will be less noisy. We look forward to your return one day soon. Safe travels when you get the chance! Warm regards, Greg, Ezna, Trevor & The...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 6 April 2016

beautiful setting and really close to all wine farms the rooms are clean and we had the loft room with a nice lounge below the staff went out of their way to help us and the breakfast was delicious highly suggest you stay here

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

Hi Toni, Greg, Austin & Liam, Thank you so graciously for such a lovely review. It was great having you guys stay over. Thanks to Liam for the wonderful chats and for being such a loving and patient grandfather to Austin. Hope the year bodes well for all you guys and we hope to see you all some time again...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed at KWRL for several nights in late March 2016 with our 2 children. We had a fantastic time, thanks to all the staff at Klein Waterval for making our holiday special in organising trips to Aquila Private Game Reserve to restaurant bookings and things to do during the day for the kids. Trevor, Ezna and Greg really make...

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

Dear Noel, Sarah, Josh & Olivia, Thank You for once again coming to visit us at Klein Waterval. As always it was great to see you guys especialy meeting Joshua and Olivia. What wonderful kids Noel & Sarah! T & LB sulked for days afterwards as there was just no sausage & bacon bits left around anymore post brekkies! We...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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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 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: $142 - $230 (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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“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
“ask for the loft room”
 of 5 bubbles neato33, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles suebrown2013, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have excellent views.”
 of 5 bubbles 449sybilm, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
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