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Otter's Bend Lodge

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Bryanston, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for basic accomdation very near to Franschoek town centre (about a 10 minute walk) then this is a bargain! Room was clean and comfortable, location on a farm on a small river, very scenic and quiet. This is not 5 star accomodation, but very good for the price you pay. I loved the communal area with...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only one day before our arrival we've booked two nights in the lodge for R550 per night sharing. It is a bit tricky to find the farm from the center of the village. But you only have to go directly to Mont Rochelle (Sir Richard Bransons estate), turn right at the entrance and drive another 200 meters. On your right...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Franscheok is very very touristy and this is the prfect place to get away from the manicured tourism in town. The host is hugely useful and very helpful. The rooms are great and its a lovely place to stay,

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked the chilled atmosphere and the proximity to the town of Franschoeck. One can enjoy the privacy in the basic rooms and can relax outside on the terrace with beautiful trees and can have a chat with other travellers. Enjoy.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms were nice and private. Beautiful glass doors. Private bathrooms. There is no A/C, but you can open your windows. Literally walking distance to Mont Rochelle winery estate. And a pear orchard on site. We had a pear for breakfast each morning. Also, a short trail down to a creek.

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Cape Town
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were 14 of us (all ladies) booked for 1 night's stay at Otter's Bend. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, and appreciated the 'Lodge-style' theme of the accommodation. The timber cabins are hidden among the trees, and access is by walking through a pear orchard. Very simple, small, yet comfortable and clean rooms. With fan for hot nights, or extra blankets...

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Berlin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very nice stay in Otter's Bend after our wine tasting. The rooms are cosy with a big terrace to be shared. Kitchen is fully equiped. The pool was in need of an extra cleaning though (leaves and dust).

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms are great. Basic, but great. Surrounded by trees and nature and a great owner. The kitchen and dining room (the barrel-room) are very cosey and nice and everything has a vibe that is just amazing. I'll sure be coming back here much often!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night in one of the lovely cottages. The accommodation is located just 5 minutes outside town, but it feels like you are in the middle nowhere, surrounded by mountains and vineyards. I wish we could have stayed here longer! The cottage is very comfortable with your own bathroom and beautiful views. There is a communal...

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wiltshire
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Stayed in a large log cabin with basic facilities but that's what we wanted. Great communal area where we chatted one evening to the fantastic owner Mark, who is very interesting to talk too. Chilled place with rustic charm, and a short walk into town. Very close to Richard Branson's Winery, in fact 4 minute walk so we had a...

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Additional Information about Otter's Bend Lodge

Address: Dassenberg Rd, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: ₹ 2,618 - ₹ 2,812 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“all rooms are recommendable”
 of 5 bubbles michaelsR7252QN, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Double Twin rooms: The location was quiet, however I would pick a room away from the communal area.”
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 of 5 bubbles flyingdutchdude, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If possible ask for the solitary house on the other side of the road!”
 of 5 bubbles Vitproch, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pick one of the rooms on the streams edge facing away from the communal area. Less noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Gelybean, 10 Jul 2015 | Read review
“No good rooms. Find another place”
 of 5 bubbles Mattyredvers, 1 Mar 2015 | Read review
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