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London, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Absolutely loved our stay in the Waterfall Cottage on the glorious Chamonix wine estate - rustic, charming, private and cosy. Excellent service from the lovely Natasha, who managed our reservation, welcomed us upon arrival and made sure all our needs were met during our stay. This delightful cottage and brilliant setting is an absolute gem, and we are sure to... More 

Thank Marlumus
Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We specifically booked Leopard cottage well ahead of our trip. We were advised the day before arrival (when I called to confirm the booking) that they had double booked. We were offered a "more expensive" unit at the same price. Naturally we assumed it would be a similar standard. Leopard cottage has a flat screen TV, king bed, fireplace, balcony... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Great romantic place , great value for money and excellent service. The staff took great care of us during our stay at Chamonix . Wilderness at your door step ( Springbok , Zebra , Impala etc ). Excellent wines and wine tasting at the Racine restaurant. The main building were breakfast is served is filled with taxidermy of a number... More 

Thank Bradlows
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

On our recent return holiday to South Africa we had the unfortunate experience of staying at the Marco polo Lodge every thing was fine until our check out, when one of our party went to settle his bill he discovered that his credit cards had been tampered with and money missing, I immediately checked my wallet & found that I... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Friendly staff for tastings, not a pretentious place and fabulous wines. Thank you. If you are about wines: the ONE tasting not to miss in Franschhoek If you are looking for a fun day out with the kids or for an extravagent winery to pop by (sound like a few estates are making a business out of this around there):... More 

Thank EmilieDubai
Hurstpierpoint, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

After so many great reviews we have been appalled at the service we received from all but one great member of staff at the Marco Polo Lodge. The front of house team weren't aware of our booking when we arrived so we were put into a room which didn't feel prepared - the bathroom smelt damp and there weren't enough... More 

Thank JegonS
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Recently stayed in the Marco Polo lodge for a wedding in the nearby area. The Lodge is a little out the way from the main town but you get stunning views in return which makes it worth while. Great balcony area overlooking the valley and the game reserve. The pool area is great too while the weather is so beautiful.... More 

Thank laurenmary21
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I have been going to Chamonix for past four years and have loved it, the accommodation and views are simply breathtaking and the lodge is beautiful and reasonable priced. They are very slack though on being organised. The previous year we arrived and our Leopard Lodge had been forgotten to be cleaned. This year we arrived only to be told... More 

Thank Anthea S
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31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Very comfortable rooms. Luxurious house with added touches such as a house butler. We had a pleasant stay at Marco Polo. Really great service with great views of the wine estate. A recommended visit for international guests with the wild life.

Thank Mel R
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56 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016

I highly recommend the Marco Polo lodges, had a great 2 night stay here, luxury accommodation and surroundings. The lounge areas are decorated with the owners game trophies, which we were aware of before booking, but they just add to the atmosphere of the place, it really was impressive. Great balcony area for stunning daytime views across the valley and... More 

Thank Polecatcaz

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Address: Uitkyk Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: ₹ 9,939 - ₹ 14,874 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“HADIDA COTTAGE is very private but close enough to the main building , The WATERFALL COTTAGE is very secluded from the rest of the estate.”
 of 5 bubbles Bradlows, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“do not stay here until they change their room safes to digital”
 of 5 bubbles 186402Anne67, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rouge was bottom of the choice - other selection shown were very good”
 of 5 bubbles beansh, 22 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Each accommodation option appears very different....”
 of 5 bubbles JonB_SA, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms had wonderful views”
 of 5 bubbles PatsyL812, 27 Apr 2015 | Read review
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