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    Otter's Bend Lodge

    Dassenberg Rd, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good39%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible7%
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    1 - 5 of 140 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We had an extremely disappointing stay at Ottersbend, having been recommended to us by family we were expecting a quiet, tranquil spot to relax and unwind- especially having come from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town CBD. We were instead met with 2 extremely...More

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    Thank 179chelseaf
    Reviewed 22 May 2017

    My mother and myself were looking for a comfortable one night stay after doing the hop-on, hop-off trip in Franschoek. My mother is 83 years old so I needed something "mother friendly". Otters Bend ticked all the boxes for me. Clean, comfy, easily accessible, and...More

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    Thank Avril E
    Reviewed 1 May 2017

    more or less a nice area. But has seen better days. The room was okay, but to share with (min)1 Mouse. The bathroom has although seen better days. Was 200ZAR... and I have to fill up to 200 words.....

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    Thank T1095PCnicolea
    Reviewed 30 April 2017

    A truly beautiful spot, with wonderful lodges and a stunning view in the heart of wine country. We could not have wanted a better welcome. A beautiful spot that comes highly recommend. May thanks again

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    Thank 2ndstartotheright
    Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

    We recently spent 3 nights at the charming Otters Bend Lodge.The location is idyllic and a very pleasant 10 minute stroll from town and the wine tram/bus. Mary and Mark were superb hosts. The kitchen area is clean and cosy. The bedrooms are basic but...More

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    Response from ottersbendlodgefrans, Owner at Otter's Bend LodgeResponded 23 April 2017

    Thank You! Hope you continue to make the most of every moment of your time in SA!

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    • US$40 - US$45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Franschhoek
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    Diedie M
    24 August 2016|
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    Response from norkse | Property representative |
    Hi Our number is Cape Town, 021 8763200 Warm regards Mark
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    27 September 2014|
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    Room Tips
    "all rooms are recommendable"
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    "Double Twin rooms: The location was quiet, however I would pick a room away from the communal area."
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    "If possible ask for the solitary house on the other side of the road!"
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    "Pick one of the rooms on the streams edge facing away from the communal area. Less noisy."
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