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Pretoria
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the view from the roof patio and the peacefulness and tranquility. The lock-up garages also an advantage. Very friendly and helpful staff. Breakfasts were excellent. Enjoyed the fact that our room had access to sit privately outside.

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to write a review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We are blessed with a stunning view of the mountain. Soon The Mountain view and Floral rooms situated on the 1st floor will have balconies with outside table and chairs, so you can sit outside and admire our beautiful...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Riversong is a fantastic place to stay when you look for a safe and quiet, safe and green neighbourhood, comfort, large rooms and a garden. The service is very kind and personnal, the staff will do whatever they can to make your stay comfortable.

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a delightful property in Newlands, close to shopping and the UCT campus. Rooms are spacious, breakfast is excellent. The property is very small - just a few rooms. No complaints at all, though the pool was shut due to the current d.rought

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We have 8 rooms. Sadly we have had little rain during our rainy season which has lead to a terrible drought with Cape Town having less than 100 days of water left. We currently have Level 3b water restrictions from 1st Feb....

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Guest House is greatly located close to restaurants, cafés, supermarkets and public transport within walking distance. Friendly and helpful stuff. Room was quiet and clean, with a beautiful view on the Table Mountains. Quite recommended.

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. We enjoyed hosting you and hope to see you back with us again in the near future. Best regards Inri and the Riversong Team.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Wonderful guesthouse in a quiet neighborhood is Newlands. Majestic view of Table Mountain from beautiful and relaxing backyard garden. My upstairs room was spacious with nice amenities. Staff was friendly and helpful. Breakfast was delicious and relaxing. Only complaint was I wish I could've stayed longer. Highly recommend.

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. We loved hosting you and look forward to having you back with us for a longer stay. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Guest House Team.

Veldhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This guest house is situated in quiet surroundings with a faboulas view on the mountains. A very nice guest house and friendly helpfull people guarantee a comfortable stay, every morning a good firm (european) breakfast to start the day.

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to hosting you again in the future. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team.

Guernsey
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I have stayed here many times now and it never disappoints. The staff are friendly and very helpful. The breakfast, included with your stay, is excellent and cooked to order. The rooms are spacious, with fridges, tea coffee etc. The atmosphere is bijoux and very relaxed. There are secure garages for small cars, you might need to park a larger...

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to write a review. We always enjoy having you back to stay with us. Always great to see a familiar face at breakfast time. We have parking garages for 3 large vehicles and 2 smaller vehicles. Garages can be requested on booking. If one is not available at time of booking in, one...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We love the Riversong, this was our third or fourth stay there. And I'm sure it won't be our last! Charmaine and Aaron do a great job, making it a very personal experience. its like our home away from home!

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review after so many visits. We really appreciate it and always enjoy hosting you at Riversong. We look forward to many more visits from you. Best regards Inri, Charmaine, Aaron and The rest of The Riversong Team.

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Set in a quite neighborhood, it's an ideal environment to cool off. Loved the space of the rooms, bathroom and the lounges plus the good service by attendants who are available 24/7. Breakfast was good.

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Dear William Thank you for taking time to write a review. We enjoyed hosting you and look forward to hosting you again some time soon. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team

East London
Reviewed 28 December 2016

It is a perfect 10 but for the mould in the open plan garden bed room. Food and staff were exemplary Comfortable and the location was an easy walk to Claremont and the train station Will stay again next time we are in Cape Town

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. Thank you, also for bringing to our attention there is mould in The Garden Room. I will check the room immediately today to sort out the problem. We enjoyed hosting you and look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Best regards for 2017. Inri and The Riversong Team.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Luxury 4 star boutique guest house in the heart of Newlands, Cape Town. Riversong sits on the banks of Liesbeek River and boasts panoramic views of Table Mountain. Conveniently situated in the Southern Suburbs, Riversong is an ideal base for the discerning business person or holiday maker who is looking for more than a hotel room. Riversong is a short walk from Newland's Cricket and Rugby Grounds, Cavendish Square Mall, Claremont CBD, Vineyard Hotel and Conference centre, S.A. Sports Science Institute, SA Breweries, Dean Street (start of The Two Ocean Marathon), and Virgin Active Gym and many restaurants and pubs around the trendy Newlands Village. 10 minutes from University of Cape Town, Belmont Square, Kirstenbosch gardens, Kelvin Grove club, Great Westerford, Baxter theatre, leading hospitals and schools. 20-minute drive from the Airport, City Centre, Cape Town International Convention Centre, V & A Waterfront, FIFA Soccer Stadium, golf courses, wine farms and golden beaches. Friendly hospitality and attention to detail makes Riversong a popular choice for local and overseas guests. Our 9 elegantly stylish, spacious en-suite bedrooms have comfortable beds and pillows, DSTV decoders, well stocked fridges and snack baskets, micro-wave ovens, tea and coffee making facilities, safe for valuables, desks/dressing tables, heaters, electric blankets and fans, fluffy white towels and bathrobes, percale linen, hairdryers, clock-radios/ipod docking stations, hot water bottles, Charlotte Rhys toiletries, Pool towels and chocolates. Mr Deliver and Butlers’s pizza menus in rooms with dinner by request. Free Wireless internet. Guest laptop in lounge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riversong Guest House

Address: 14 Esme Road, Newlands 7700, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Newlands
Price Range: RM472 - RM689 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riversong Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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