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Manama, Bahrain
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We stayed for 2 nights & I wish it was for longer. The Manor House is charming,(great for photographs) and the views over the vineyards are stunning. Our booking was straightforward. We received a warm but informal welcome on check in and our room was clean and well appointed with all the necessary amenities. The extra special touch to this...

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CassieJR, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Rickety Bridge. What a delight to read that you have truly captured the essence of This iconic manor house and its peaceful setting. I do hope you will be able to return to enjoy the peacefulness soon. regrads Cassie

Chobham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We had a lovely 2 night stay, the rooms and ensuite are large. The staff are warm and welcoming. Nice quiet location, down a long drive away from the road. Small but pleasant swimming pool area. Considering there are only 3 rooms available, it's great that there is a pool area and comfortable sunbeams to relax between eating and tasting...

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CassieJR, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country House, responded to this review

I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. This charming house never gets tired of welcoming guests through its doors. I do look forward to seeing you again Regrds Cassie

Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We booked Basse Provence in March 2016 and funny enough the only suite available for our holiday was the Honeymoon Suite named also the Elizabeth Suite was beautiful and very comfortable. Amazing pool area with sensational views and very peaceful. We enjoyed our time there immensely and hope to go back one day. We did advise Management that there were...

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Good Afternoon. Thank you for the lovely story of your stay. It is such a pleasure to hear from our guests and to listen to the comments they have on both good and bad. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Cassie

Paarl, South Africa
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The wife and I stopped for a late lunch at the Rickety Bridge Old Manor House on 2 January 2017. What a great experience. We will definitely visit again. Great food, great wine and amazing views of the Franschhoek Valley.

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Thank you for reviewing the restaurant at Rickety Bridge. I am delighted you enjoyed Paulina's and hope to welcome you back soon Regards Cassie

West Malling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Have been there today at lunchtime. Food is exceptional with a good choice. Staff were wonderful, very warm and friendly. The views were extraordinary with very high mountains and acres and acres of grapevines. There is also wine tasting and the wine we tasted was of a very good quality. It is one of the best vineyards we have been...

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CassieJR, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country House, responded to this review

Good Morning Thank you so much for this fantastic review. We are more than delighted that you enjoyed your experience at Paulina's restaurant Rickety Bridge. I hope to see you there again soon! Regards Cassie

Dublin
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Perfect for what we needed...a couple of nights away from it all...stunning setting and room and service were ideal! Not to mention the lavender fields and ostrich retreat next door! Would recommend for couples with a need for relaxation.

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Good Morning Thank you for taking your time to review Basse Provence Guest house. I am delighted you have enjoyed your stay with us. Kind regards Cassie

Reviewed 27 December 2016

Nice House but.......If you are scared, dont stay there. My son and I where compledly alone in the whole House and on the whole property......... alone in the endless vineyards, no Staff after 6pm, no Phone for emergency calls, Internet din't work after 7pm. It was absolutly scary. And nobody told us anything or advice us. Pool is after 2.pm...

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CassieJR, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country House, responded to this review

Good Morning I am so sorry that you felt lonely at the manor house Suzie. This is a 200-year-old building with all of the charm of days gone by, the quietness and peace is what we strive for, however, I apologise for this, in your case being a little too quiet. I will definitely take these comments into consideration. Fond...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Outstanding service and hospitality all around. The guesthouse is were very attractive, clean, and comfortable. Breakfast was made to order. The food was fresh, healthy and delicious. The guest room where we stayed was on the ground floor of the main house. It was large with a separate sitting/lounge area that included a desk, television and other accessories. The bedroom...

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Thank you for taking the time to review Rickety Bridge Manor house, and giving future guests an insight into what to expect at Rickety Bridge. I do hope to see you again in the close future. Kindest regards Cassie Roche

Munich
Reviewed 24 December 2016

It might be because of a wedding taking place when we stayed there but neither the building or the facilities were super clean nor the staff super friendly. WiFi was quit slow , also it is a bit outside Franschoeck

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Went for a late light lunch at the restaurant, ordered a pork belly and Malay prawn curry, like the food, fresh ingredients, good ambient, friendly staff, we managed to get a seat outside the restaurant, weather was good with breeze. Went with double baby push chair, if they will have the access for push chair to the restaurant that will...

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CassieJR, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country House, responded to this review

Good Morning Thank you so much for taking the time to review Paulina's restaurant at Rickety Bridge. The comments on baby chairs is very helpful! I shall look into aquiring a couple more. Thank you Have a lovely day Regards Cassie

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Rickety Bridge Country House

Address: R45 | Main Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: RM806 - RM1,351 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rickety Bridge Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“After the wine tram you wont care!!”
 of 5 bubbles clive153, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Good shared living area between the two rooms upstairs, so if you are 4 people travelling together this is a nice bonus.”
 of 5 bubbles cedar29, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Only three rooms: two on first floor with views”
 of 5 bubbles skittle999, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The second floor room of the cottage was excellent and quiet.”
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“Go for the Manor House suite”
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