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Summerwood Guesthouse
Summerwood Guesthouse
Summerwood Guesthouse
Summerwood Guesthouse
Summerwood Guesthouse
Summerwood Guesthouse
Summerwood Guesthouse
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9.5

Exceptional

220 reviews

220 reviews

Breakfast1
Swimming Pool1
Housekeeping1

This was one of my best experiences in a guesthouse ever!!

Martin
- Aug 26, 2020
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8.9

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
Stellenbosch Museum 1.4 km
Dorp Street 2.0 km
Delaire Graff Estate 4.4 km
Jonkershoek Nature Reserve 5.5 km
Waterford Estate 6.7 km
House of J.C. Le Roux 7.1 km
Spier Wine Farm 9.8 km
Muratie Wine Estate 10.9 km
Jordan Wine Estate 12.4 km
Nearby landmarks
Stellenbosch Provincial Hospital 820 m
Bosmans Crossing 1.1 km
Idas Valley Clinic 1.1 km
Botanical Garden University of Stellenbosch 1.1 km
Stellenbosch University 1.1 km
Hortus Botanicus 1.1 km
Hombisa Jewellery 1.4 km
Sasol Art ­Museum 1.4 km
The Rhenish Mission Church 1.4 km
The Village Museum 1.4 km
Free Wi-Fi

Summerwood Guesthouse

28 Jonkershoek Road, Stellenbosch Central, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 7600 - See map
Hygiene Plus
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Safety Features
Staff trained in safety protocol
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Preventative Equipment
Hand sanitizer
Free face masks
Health and Medical
First aid kit
  • Airport transfer

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Breakfast [free]

  • Air conditioning

  • Daily housekeeping

Facilities

Airport transfer

Bicycle rental

Pets allowed

Car park

Swimming pool [outdoor]

Game room

Shuttle service

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Value for money8.9
Distance to city center2.4 Km
Location rating8.9
Nearest airportCape Town International Airport (CPT)
Distance to airport25.8 km

Rooms available at Summerwood Guesthouse

Exceptional
Room comfort & quality

9.4

Terrace Double
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Standard Double
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  • Room size: 19 m²/205 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 queen bed
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Terrace Twin
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed or 2 single beds
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Garden View Double
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  • Room size: 39 m²/420 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Mountain View Double
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  • Room size: 32 m²/344 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 1 king bed
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Standard Twin
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  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed or 2 single beds
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Garden View Twin
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed or 2 single beds
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Standard Double or Twin Room
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  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 2 single beds or 1 king bed
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Double or Twin Room with Garden View
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 2 single beds or 1 king bed
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Apartment Superior Two Bedrooms
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    Frequently asked questions

    How much does it cost to stay at Summerwood Guesthouse?

    Room rates depend on the dates, room types, and number of guests, so please click here to see the latest and best deals from Agoda!

    What time is check-in and check-out at Summerwood Guesthouse?

    Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out.

    How do I get to Summerwood Guesthouse?

    A stay at Summerwood Guesthouse also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hotel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Summerwood Guesthouse has a car park right on site for maximum convenience. Parking is free for guests. Self-parking is conveniently available at the hotel. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Stellenbosch with private transportation, the hotel can arrange taxi service.

    What are my dining options at Summerwood Guesthouse?

    Summerwood Guesthouse features an on-site restaurant for your dining convenience.

    What is the smoking policy at Summerwood Guesthouse?

    Summerwood Guesthouse does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

    What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Summerwood Guesthouse?

    The closest train, metro, or bus station is Du Toit Railway Station, 2.5 km away from Summerwood Guesthouse.

    What restaurants are nearby Summerwood Guesthouse?

    Summerwood Guesthouse is located in Stellenbosch Central, famous for good restaurants such as The Governors Hall, Suki Thai and Conserv Coffee.

    What popular shopping places are close to Summerwood Guesthouse?

    Shopping options in Summerwood Guesthouse’s Stellenbosch Central neighborhood include Bosmans Crossing, Hombisa Jewellery and Karoo Classics.

    What are popular attractions near Summerwood Guesthouse?

    Summerwood Guesthouse is located in Stellenbosch Central area, which is famous for attractions such as Dorp Street, Stellenbosch Museum and Hortus Botanicus.

    What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Summerwood Guesthouse?

    Summerwood Guesthouse is located within Stellenbosch Central, which makes it conveniently close to natural sights including Botanical Garden University of Stellenbosch and Assegaaibosch Nature Reserve.

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    What people love about Summerwood Guesthouse

    • 10

      Exceptional

      "This was one of my best experiences in a guesthouse ever!!"

      Martin

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      August 26, 2020

    • 10

      Exceptional

      "Friendly owner and great breakfast."

      Tovia

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      February 11, 2020

    • 10

      Exceptional

      "Lovely room with patio and large bathroom."

      Lesley

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      January 29, 2020

    Property ranking|Compared to 246 Stellenbosch properties
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    Room comfort score
    9.4/10
    Cleanliness score
    9.5/10
    Service score
    9.4/10
    Value for money score
    8.9/10
    Better than
    99
    %
    of Stellenbosch properties
    Better than
    96
    %
    of Stellenbosch properties
    Better than
    94
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    Better than
    93
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    Overall rating:

    9.5

    Exceptional
    220 reviews
    Cleanliness
    9.5
    Facilities
    9.0
    Location
    8.9
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    What travelers say they love:
    Parking, friendly helpful staff and good breakfast.
    Lesley from United Kingdom
    Couple
    More about Summerwood Guesthouse

    More about Summerwood Guesthouse

    Conveniently located in Stellenbosch, Summerwood Guesthouse is a great base from which to explore this vibrant city. Set 2.4 Km from the excitement of the city, this 4-star hotel commands an excellent location and provides access to the city's biggest attractions. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

    Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at this Stellenbosch hotel. Guests of the hotel can enjoy on-site features like free Wi-Fi in all rooms, facilities for disabled guests, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park.

    The hotel features 9 beautifully appointed guest rooms, many of which include television LCD/plasma screen, linens, mirror, towels, closet. Throughout the day you can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the golf course (within 3 km), outdoor pool, garden. Enjoy unparalleled services and a truly prestigious address at the Summerwood Guesthouse.

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    Amenities and facilities
    Exceptional
    Facilities

    9

    Most talked about facilities

    Breakfast

    5 mentions

    Swimming Pool

    2 mentions

    Languages spoken

    • English
    • French

    Internet access

    • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
    • Wi-Fi in public areas

    Things to do, ways to relax

    • Game room
    • Garden
    • Swimming pool [indoor]
    • Swimming pool [outdoor]
    • Ticket services
    • Tours

    Cleanliness and safety

    • Body thermometer
    • Cashless payment service
    • Daily disinfection in all rooms
    • Daily disinfection in common areas
    • First aid kit
    • Free face masks
    • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
    • Rooms sanitized between stays
    • Safe dining setup
    • Shared stationery removed
    • Staff trained in safety protocol
    • Temperature check for guests and staff

    Dining, drinking, and snacking

    • Breakfast [free]
    • Grocery delivery
    • Poolside bar
    • Restaurants

    Services and conveniences

    • Contactless check-in/out
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Dry cleaning
    • Elevator
    • Fireplace
    • Invoice provided
    • Laundry service
    • Library
    • Luggage storage
    • Safety deposit boxes
    • Shops
    • Smoke-free property
    • Smoking area

    Land sports

    • Golf course (within 3 km)

    Access

    • Check-in/out [express]
    • Check-in/out [private]
    • Fire extinguisher
    • Pets allowed
    • Security [24-hour]

    Getting around

    • Airport transfer
    • Bicycle parking
    • Car park [free of charge]
    • Car park [on-site]
    • Shuttle service
    • Taxi service

    Sports equipment rental

    • Bicycle rental

    Available in all rooms

    • Air conditioning
    • Closet
    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Desk
    • Fire extinguisher
    • Free bottled water
    • Hair dryer
    • In-room safe box
    • Mini bar
    • Mirror
    • Non-smoking
    • Shower
    • Towels
    • TV [flat screen]
    Food and dining
    Breakfast options
    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Full English/Irish
    • Gluten-free
    Location
    28 Jonkershoek Road, Stellenbosch Central, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 7600
    Excellent
    Location

    8.9

    Public transportation

    • Du Toit Railway Station
      2.5 km
    • Stellenbosch Railway Station
      2.6 km

    Airports

    • Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
      25.8 km

    Hospital or clinic

    • Stellenbosch Provincial Hospital
      820 m

    Convenience store

    • Pick n Pay
      1.6 km

    Cash withdrawal

    • ATM
      1.0 km
    What's nearby

    Popular landmarks

    • Stellenbosch Museum
      1.4 km
    • Dorp Street
      2.0 km
    • Delaire Graff Estate
      4.4 km
    • Jonkershoek Nature Reserve
      5.5 km
    • Waterford Estate
      6.7 km
    • House of J.C. Le Roux
      7.1 km
    • Spier Wine Farm
      9.8 km
    • Muratie Wine Estate
      10.9 km
    • Jordan Wine Estate
      12.4 km

    Nearby landmarks

    • Stellenbosch Provincial Hospital
      820 m
    • Bosmans Crossing
      1.1 km
    • Idas Valley Clinic
      1.1 km
    • Botanical Garden University of Stellenbosch
      1.1 km
    • Stellenbosch University
      1.1 km
    • Hortus Botanicus
      1.1 km
    • Hombisa Jewellery
      1.4 km
    • Sasol Art ­Museum
      1.4 km
    • The Rhenish Mission Church
      1.4 km
    • The Village Museum
      1.4 km
    Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
    Property policies
    Children and extra beds

    Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

    Minimum age of guests is: 13 year(s).

    Others
    • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
    Some helpful facts

    Check-in/Check-out

    • Check-in from14:00
    • Check-in until19:30
    • Check-out from10:00
    • Check-out until11:00
    • Reception open until19:30

    Getting around

    • Airport transfer fee600 ZAR
    • Distance from city center2.4 Km
    • Travel time to airport (minutes)30

    Extras

    • Daily Internet/Wi-Fi fee00 ZAR

    The property

    • Non-smoking rooms/floorsYes
    • Number of floors2
    • Number of restaurants1
    • Number of rooms 8
    • Room voltage220
    • Year property opened1904
    • Most recent renovation2018

    Parking

    • Daily parking fee00 ZAR
    Property announcements

    Guests arriving between 07:30 PM and 10:00 PM will be subject to an additional charge.

    Check-in is not possible after 10:00 PM.

    Reviews of Summerwood Guesthouse from real guests

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    9.1
    /
    10
    Exceptional
    Cleanliness9.5
    Facilities9.0
    Location8.9
    Room comfort and quality9.4
    Service9.4
    Value for money8.9
    High score for Stellenbosch
    Rating
    9+ Exceptional (30)
    8-9 Excellent (7)
    7-8 Very Good (3)
    6-7 Good (2)
    <6 Below Expectation (0)
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    Mar - May (15)
    Jun - Aug (4)
    Sep - Nov (12)
    Dec - Feb (11)
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    9.2
    Exceptional
    Sabihah from South Africa
    Family with teens
    Standard Double
    Stayed 1 night in August 2019

    Exceptional”

    As I was visiting Stellenbosch for a work trip, I needed a place with late check out since my daughter was travelling with me. I emailed several places and only Summerwood replied positively to my request for a late checkout. The staff were so friendly and accommodating. Our room was beautiful, clean and had comforts such as a fridge (with fresh milk for coffee - never had that before in a hotel room). The property has parking and WiFi was great. There is a pool on the property with rabbits roaming the grounds. They provided free coffee facilities with free candy and cupcakes. The staff thought of everything anyone may need. We would definitely stay there again!

    Reviewed August 04, 2019

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    John from Australia
    Solo traveler
    Terrace Twin
    Stayed 4 nights in March 2013

    Unforgettable!”

    Summerwood Guesthouse

    I wish I was good with words so I could describe how incredible my stay at the Summerwood was! I travel a lot for both work and pleasure so I get to experience many types of accommodation and if any of them were half the experience of the Summerwood I would be extremely happy. I really cannot praise the staff enough. They welcomed me and treated me as if I were family. I cannot thank them enough for their friendliness and hospitality. The breakfasts were amazing with fresh produce and quality made to order dishes. The room was so comfortable and clean and the pool/garden was a delight to spend time in. My friends from Stellenbosh whom I came to visit were only too happy to chill with me there as it is a delightful place to be. One final word to try and convey how awesome this place is. They refill and chill water in glass bottles all over the guesthouse so that plastic bottles are not used instead hence better for the environment. And instead of a tag to hang on your doorknob to say " Make up my room" they hang a bag of sweets so they know when you are awake.

    Reviewed April 29, 2013

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    Jennifer from United Kingdom
    Couple
    Standard Double
    Stayed 2 nights in November 2018

    Absolutely incredible - do not miss the opportunity to stay here, cannot recommend enough! ”

    Summerwood is a beautifully decorated and wonderfully run guesthouse. The rooms themselves are spotless and comfortable, with simple stylish taste. The shared areas are cosy and the outside breakfast space and garden is like a little retreat. There are bikes to rent and the breakfast was delicious and fresh. But most of all, the people really made our stay - everyone was so lovely and so helpful, we couldn’t have asked for more. The recommendations and help with bookings was invaluable - thank you all again. Can’t wait to be back already!

    Reviewed November 26, 2018

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    Thank you for your fantastic review and feedback. Looking forward to seeing you again!

    Responded March 06, 2019
    Summerwood Guesthouse
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Ronel from South Africa
    Couple
    Terrace Twin
    Stayed 3 nights in April 2013

    Best accommodation ever in Stellenbosch! ”

    Service, atmosphere, excellent value for money

    We really enjoyed our stay. We felt pampered in beautiful surroundings - garden with squirrels made our stay unforgettable! So many special touches that we'd love to return to Summerwood.

    Reviewed April 24, 2013

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    9.3
    Exceptional
    Morten from Norway
    Couple
    Terrace Twin
    Stayed 3 nights in March 2013

    A perfect stay at summerwood! ”

    Beatuful house and garden, a fantastic staff and great breakfast!

    We are already saving money for our next stay! Thank you Tessa and all you others in staff for a wonderful stay at Summerwood.

    Reviewed April 04, 2013

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    9.6
    Exceptional
    Geraldine from Australia
    Couple
    Terrace Double
    Stayed 1 night in December 2016

    Beautiful place, excellent hosts”

    Small cozy guesthouse with a great honesty bar. Loved the poolside day beds, swings and bean bags! Perfect for a nice relaxing afternoon after a good drive there from Cape Town. Breakfast was delicious and we also made good use of their bicycles to get around town and to one winery. Our hosts were lovely and always tried to make things easier for us - getting snacks for our afternoon drink, and recommending good places to visit. Great value for $ and will definitely go back if we had the chance!

    Reviewed December 23, 2016

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    6.4
    Good
    Anthony from United Kingdom
    Couple
    Garden View Double
    Stayed 3 nights in January 2018

    Poor first impression”

    Whilst the property is in a good location and is clean, first impressions are important and this was a poor one. We were given two forms to review and sign, the first reasonably is for check in but the second was a comprehensive list of do’s and don’ts. This list was quite long and did not present a welcoming approach. The breakfast was average at best. We will look to stay elsewhere in our next visit to Stellenbosch.

    Reviewed January 13, 2018

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    rosemary from United Kingdom
    Couple
    Standard Twin
    Stayed 3 nights in March 2017

    March 23rd -27th”

    The staff in this guesthouse are absolutely wonderful. In fact everything about it was wonderful. We really enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed March 29, 2017

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    Martin from South Africa
    Business traveler
    Standard Double
    Stayed 1 night in August 2020

    Pleasant surprise”

    This was one of my best experiences in a guesthouse ever!!

    Reviewed August 26, 2020

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    9.7
    Exceptional
    adam
    Group
    Terrace Twin
    Stayed 2 nights in September 2012

    Fabulous place, great food, lovely staff!”

    Bedrooms excellent, breakfast lovely, quiet

    What a lovely location with beautiful rooms. The staff are pleasant and helpful. The breakfast delicious and service with a large smile. Close to town (5 minutes) and with a pleasant garden and swimming pool. Rooms and bathrooms are some of the nicest I have had the pleasure to enjoy.

    Reviewed October 04, 2012

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    8.7
    Excellent
    Marrit from Netherlands
    Couple
    Garden View Double
    Stayed 1 night in May 2015

    Pleasant stay ”

    Breakfast, spacious room, charm

    Good, only comment is not due to the hotel, but we did not sleep That Well because of musquitos in our room and the fact That our neighbours came home at 04;00 in the morning and were quite loud.

    Reviewed May 25, 2015

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    9.3
    Exceptional
    jan from Sweden
    Couple
    Terrace Twin
    Stayed 1 night in February 2014

    Nice and friendly hotel located nearby Stellenboch”

    freindly athmosphere, nice suoruondings and we loved the room,

    Perfect thus only one night. the hotel provided facilities for us to change clothes and store luggage which was very handy as the flight back home was scheduled late afternoon.

    Reviewed March 09, 2014

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    Lesley from United Kingdom
    Couple
    Terrace Double
    Stayed 2 nights in January 2020

    Relaxing lovely guest House”

    Lovely room with patio and large bathroom. Nice pool with bunnies for company! Parking, friendly helpful staff and good breakfast.

    Reviewed January 29, 2020

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    Christophe from France
    Couple
    Terrace Twin
    Stayed 1 night in November 2017

    Superb service and venue”

    This place is charming, the pool, the rooms, the breakfast everything is superb and of high standard. It definitely recommend.

    Reviewed November 09, 2017

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    Thank you very much for your review Christophe, we very much appreciate the positive feedback. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at Summerwood and we hope to see you again if you ever return to Stellenbosch. Au revoir! Kind regards Ninke Saunders & The Summerwood Team

    Responded November 24, 2017
    Summerwood Guesthouse
    9.0
    Exceptional
    Luca from Italy
    Solo traveler
    Terrace Twin
    Stayed 7 nights in December 2013

    A very nice stay”

    Attentive staff, Nice room, beautiful building

    Very nice stay. I have been there for one week and I felt really comfortable. The staff is very friendly and attentive. The breakfast is wonderful and the location is very quite, although quite close to the centre. They also offers bikes which make getting to the centre a matter of 5 minutes.

    Reviewed January 24, 2014

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    Christine from Netherlands
    Couple
    Standard Double
    Stayed 4 nights in February 2020

    Excellent, warm welcome, great breakfast, lovely pool and spacious room”

    Great place, pool big enough to swim in ( not always the case!), breakfast made to order and nothing was too much trouble. Would love to return!

    Reviewed February 09, 2020

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    8.0
    Excellent
    christoph from Belgium
    Couple
    Garden View Double
    Stayed 1 night in April 2014

    Superb !”

    Close to town ...beautifull venue

    Very big rooms, nice & comfy , staff excellent and very near to restaurants & shops

    Reviewed April 23, 2014

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    9.6
    Exceptional
    so from South Korea
    Couple
    Standard Double
    Stayed 1 night in May 2017

    Relax”

    I feel very comportable like home. Very old house make sound when you walk.. even if I love there.

    Reviewed May 12, 2017

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    8.7
    Excellent
    Angeline from Australia
    Couple
    Terrace Twin
    Stayed 1 night in January 2015

    Gorgeous b&b right near beautiful stellenbosch”

    Location, staff, rooms

    Stunning, we borrowed bikes to cycle in town. Highly recommend this b&b.

    Reviewed February 03, 2015

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    George from Netherlands
    Couple
    Garden View Double
    Stayed 2 nights in September 2014

    Lovely place”

    Nice house, inside and out, tastefully decorated, pleasant staff.

    Within walking distance (20min) from town. Safe walk. Very pleasant stay.

    Reviewed September 17, 2014

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