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Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I love the place! The service is superb! It is a hidden gen!!! The gentlemen are very friendly. They address each guest by their name, they make an effort to know your name & pronounce it correctly! Personal touch!!! Love it!!!

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

Hi Itshokeng, It was just lovely having you stay over with us Klein Waterval. Thank you Pertunia for your kind review. It makes everything worth it, believe me! We pride ourselves on our friendly warm hospitable service. Let's hope you return one day soon. Wartmest regards, Greg, Ezna, Trevor & The Klein Waterval Team!

Helsingborg
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Very nice guesthouse with large rooms and a big pool in wonderful surroundings. The hosts were brilliant and they did everything they could to make our stay memorable. They helped us book restaurants and succeeded in giving us two more rooms for another night, although they were overbooked!

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

Hi Peter & Inge, It was wonderful having you all stay with us. We wish it could have been longer though. Thank you for your kind words and lovely review. We do hope that you may return one day soon with Pele & Cilla as well. Safe travels when you get the chance. Warmest regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein...

Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great location (as long as you're driving). It's between Stellenbosch and Franschhoek within easy striking distance of lots of the winelands best farms. The lodge is so friendly and hospitable. Warm and welcoming staff, a great breakfast, and an honesty bar for late night relaxing. The rooms are lovely. A few extra creepy crawlies from the garden...

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

Hi Rachel & Mhairi, Thank you for staying with us at Klein waterval. We are so happy that you enjoyed it with us and we so loved having you here. Your kind review is so appreciated & we hope that you may return one day soon. Safe travels when you get the opportunity. Warm regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The location and accommodation was spectacular but the owners really made the trip. They were so wonderful, welcoming and helpful and made sure we got the most out of our visit, and they made us a delicious breakfast! Thank you!!

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

Hi Richard & Becky, Thank you for coming to stay with us at Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge. It was wonderful to meet you guys. Thank you for the kind review too and we hope that some day, sometime in the Summertime you will return for another well earned rest at Klein Waterval. Warmest regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval...

Redditch
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights. Its mid way between Franschoek and Stellenbosch which is very handy. Warm welcome on arrival, evening meal suggestions given and restaurants booked. Both excellent. Accommodation was very clean and plenty of room. Nice pool and sun area but a little too windy for sunbathing. Excellent breakfast and great service. Certainly worth a stay.

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

Hi John S, Thank you so much for your most kind and generous review. One must ask oneself; is 2 nights enough? LOL!! Hopefully you will return one day soon John. Safe travels! Warm regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Single night at Klein Waterfal Riverside Lodge. Fantastic establishment, with the most attentive manageress. Highly recommended. The lodge is slightly out of town, which for our party was perfect. Will certainly visit again when in Franschhoek.

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

Hi Alanjohnc, Thank you most kindly for your thoughtful review. We do hope your 1-nighter will become a longer stay next time you visit us at Klein Waterval. Warm regards, Ezna, Greg & The Klein Waterval Team!

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 23 November 2016

It is a quiet, excellent farm. We had the maximum of freedom. The wine is marvellous, only the breakfast is increasable. The area offers many activities. The neighbour (Solms Delta) has a great reatsuarants with specific music on Sundays sometimes. We recommend it!

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

Hi Lars, Thank you for your kind review and we appreciate the tip re: the breakfast. We hope you will return one day soon for another marvellous stay. Warm regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 23 November 2016

What awesome experience, from the view; to the food, and beautiful room accompanied by comfortable beds. The owner is very friendly, helpful and always has a smile on his face. There also is an honesty bar...something different I must say!

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

Hi Sivu, Thanks for your kind words and generous review. It was lovely meeting the crowd from Sparks Schools and congratulations on your appointment Sivu. Let's hope for a wonderful festive season and a great 2017 at Sparks too! Warm regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

Ystrad Mynach, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We were lucky enough to have an extra night on our recent visit to Cape Town, we quickly booked a short visit to Klein Waterval after a recent visit in April. Such a lovely place in a wonderful setting with excellent hosts. We could not believe the amount of work that had been completed since our previous visit, new bathrooms,...

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

Hi Rich & Meg, Thanks for coming to stay again. We appreciate your support and value your kind review. Let's hope for a longer stay next time around. Safe travels when get the chance! Warm regards, Greg, Ezna & The Klein Waterval Team!

White River, South Africa
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We spent one night there and it was wonderful. Perfect views, wonderful accommodation, yummy breakfast, and great hospitality. Would definitely stay again. Accommodation had everything you need including a shower and bath tub.

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

Hi Racquel & Greg, Thank you so much for your kind review. It warms our hearts to know that we made your stay so enjoyable. We do hope that you will come visit again one day soon. Remember to book with us next time you wish to visit as you will get direct rates plus 5% discount as return guests....

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $147 - $233 (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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“Make sure your room is the right size for you.”
Indiegoddess, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were in Room 1, which was great”
martind307, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in room nr.10. which has two floors and a nice terrace in front!”
132JonAms, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 8 was a beautiful double with high ceilings”
Venetiar, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The thatched rooms give a wonderful setting for couples”
Richard_Megan_L, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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