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From R550 per Unit

Otters Bend Lodge

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From R550 per Unit

Overview

Otter's Bend Lodge, in the heart of the Franschhoek Valley, is a unique backpackers', hikers' and travelers' lodge offering a self-catering or bed and breakfast base from which to explore the Western Cape Winelands and Franschhoek. It makes the ideal country getaway for city dwellers and travellers alike.

Otter's Bend Lodge is situated on a 'farm', in the heart of the Franschhoek Valley, surrounded by wine and fruit farms. A foot track leads you off Dassenberg Road through paddock and pear orchard down to the Franschhoek River. You will find Otter's Bend Lodge nestled in amongst poplars, oaks and yellowwoods on the banks of a bend in the river - a nature lover's dream. Its tranquil rustic ambiance makes it hard to believe that it is only a 15 minute walk or 5 minute drive to the centre of Franschhoek village.

The log cabin and communal living area will quickly absorb you into this "gem of a spot" where the whispering of the wind in the trees and the rush of the river, as it makes its way round the bend, tend to command a peaceful silence that is appreciated by all the Otter's visitors.

Although the Otter leaves the welcome to the humans and the domestic animals, he makes his presence felt in his tracks left on the sand and his pathways along the riverbank. In amongst the Orchards, with access to the communal area and pool, is the camping area. Camping is limited to three two-man tents.

A lovely, relaxing place with beautiful scenery & wonderful people.

Facilities

    Room Facilities

  • Disabled
  • Internet Access

    On Site Facilities

  • Airport Transfers
  • Internet Terminal
  • Laundry
  • Pool
  • Self Catering

    Local Facilities

  • Bar
  • Beauty
  • Biking
  • Entertainment
  • Fishing
  • Game Viewing
  • Golf Course
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Shopping/Curios
  • Tours
  • Wine Route

Rates

Double Room

Sleeps 2
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The Otter's three en suite double rooms have a double bed each. (Pax 2 per room)

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2017   R 550        
February 2017   R 550        
March 2017   R 550        
April 2017   R 550        
May 2017   R 550        
June 2017   R 550        
July 2017   R 550        
August 2017   R 550        
September 2017   R 550        
October 2017   R 550        
November 2017   R 550        
December 2017   R 550        

Family Room

Sleeps 4
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It has a small kitchen nook with fridge and kettle. Its en suite bathroom has a shower, basin and toilet. All family room guests are welcome to make use of the communal self catering facilities near the river. The family rooms hold a double bed and bunk beds with bedding and towels.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2017   R 800        
February 2017   R 800        
March 2017   R 800        
April 2017   R 800        
May 2017   R 800        
June 2017   R 800        
July 2017   R 800        
August 2017   R 800        
September 2017   R 800        
October 2017   R 800        
November 2017   R 800        
December 2017   R 800        

Twin Room

Sleeps 2
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The Otter's two en suite twin rooms have two single beds each and sleep a maximum of two adults.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2017   R 550        
February 2017   R 550        
March 2017   R 550        
April 2017   R 550        
May 2017   R 550        
June 2017   R 550        
July 2017   R 550        
August 2017   R 550        
September 2017   R 550        
October 2017   R 550        
November 2017   R 550        
December 2017   R 550        
NOTE: If a search was made without stipulating the month of occupation the rate shown on the search results page is for the lowest cost month and the least expensive room. Where pricing is "per unit" the Average Price Per Person based on maximum occupancy is used for the price range comparison. A search made for Homes and Villas however will always be based on the full daily rate of the unit irrespective of the number of people the unit sleeps.

Rates are deemed correct at time of publication and may fluctuate depending on supply and demand. Establishments maintain their rates online and any differences should be referred to the Establishment's staff. Quotations once accepted are binding.

Rates last updated: 15 January 2017
  • Booking Reliability
  • Response Rate: 98%
  • Average Response Time: 16 hours
  • Cancellations after payment: 0%
  • This establishment does not have credit card facilities.

All credit cards are accepted when paying through Sleeping-OUT.

Sleeping-OUT's Guest Satisfaction Award. Based on reviews of establishments in Franschhoek, Otters Bend Lodge has been voted Best Value for Money in Franschhoek for 2016

Location

Otters Bend lodge, Dassenberg Rd, Franschhoek, 7690

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Guest Comments

Free Accommodation Winner

I am really happy about winning, thank you very much.
- Verena Frohning

Lovely but a little noisy!
- Fanny BUSQUET

This was my second stay at Otter's bend. Fantastic value for money. Thanks for the stay :)
- Bianca Venter

Otters Bend offers adequate, clean, budget accommodation which makes it unique in Franschhoek. Cleverly situated amongst trees along side a small river, it is quiet and peaceful yet only 15 minutes walk from the center of town. An open plan communal cooking and eating area is great on warm days but can be rather drafty when it is cold and wet.
- Katrina Turnbull

Had an absolutely wonderful stay at Otters Bend for Bastille day. Very picturesque and scenic setting. Perfect for a romantic getaway or casual stay with friends. Within walking distance of town as well.
- Jonathan Kay

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