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Stellenbosch
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Friendly and very helpful staff, internet good but the bathroom in our room was not up to standard. Have had much better breakfasts in SA. The TV channels were not working for the duration of our stay and the security door that needs locking at night is broken so very difficult to operate.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have booked two rooms from Lekkerslaap. I assumed that we would get balcony rooms (what the photos showed when I booked it) but instead behind the house they have this dodgy corridor with rooms on both side. My first impression was very disappointing. After we have moved rooms (P.s. Rooms 5 & 6 on ground level are the best)...

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Middelburg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reception was very friendly. We had to go up n flight of stairs with our suitcases with no help. The room is very small, eventhough i booked for 2 adults and a child. There was a sleeper couch for my child, with no bedding, and no instruction on how the sleeper couch works. I would prefer the swimming pool to...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely and friendly Staff who helped us out whenever we needed. Breakfast was good, the only thing we had a problem with was the water in the shower which was a bit weird. Other than that it was a great experience highly recommended.

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Marketing_and, Manager at Rivierbos Guest House, responded to this review

Dear chadbR3894OC, Thank you for taking the time to write your review on TripAdvisor. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House and that we were able to cater for all your needs you desired. Your kind words and compliments on our lovely and friendly staff who were able to assist you in anything...

Port of Spain, WI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service, beautiful, tranquil building that is still super close to the local shops and bespoke items. Exploring the villages, architecture, heritage, and scenery is less than a 1k walk.. How refreshing to visit a city in South Africa that restores/maintains it's beautiful architecture, amongst world renowned vineyards, and Rivierbos was perfectly in tune with Stellies,

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Marketing_and, Manager at Rivierbos Guest House, responded to this review

Dear DominicSimon, We are glad you received the service of your preference. We value all our guests' comments as these assist us greatly in improving our products and services. Thank you for sharing your experience with us and we hope to welcome you back at Rivierbos Guest House and enjoy the beautiful historical surroundings of Stellenbosch. Kind regards, Management

Haren, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect stay. Safe, good location. Would certainly stay there again in the future. Staff were very very kind. Breakfast to order, great eggs! Room was good, bed made every day and climate control nouseless

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Marketing_and, Manager at Rivierbos Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Josefienh, We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House, and were able to cater for all your necessary needs. We value all our guests' comments as these assist us greatly in improving our products and services. Thank you for sharing your experience. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Management

Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great, quiet place to stay. Close to everything. Staff very friendly and helpful. Beautiful setting with outside seating. Large rooms with plenty of luggage space. The beds were very comfortable and clean.

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Marketing_and, Manager at Rivierbos Guest House, responded to this review

Dear pruethomson, We are honored to that Rivierbos Guest House was able to give you a peaceful experience where you were able to unwind and rest. We value all our guests' comments as these assist us greatly in improving our products and services. Thank you for sharing your experience. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Management

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed overnight as we had a wedding at Spier hotel. Couldn't have chosen a more lovely place to stay. Friendly and helpful staff and rooms well equipped, ours had a bar fridge and lovely shower. It is in walking distance to a few local really nice restaurants. We had a great breakfast in the morning. Secure parking and a...

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Marketing_and, Manager at Rivierbos Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Cocamijo, We are very happy that you enjoyed your short stay with us at Rivierbos Guest House. We wish you could have stayed longer to experience more of our hospitality. We value all our guests' comments as these assist us greatly in improving our products and services. Thank you for sharing your experience. We hope to welcome you back...

Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is very friendly an the service very good. The condition of the shower in room 4 us well beliw standard. The water does not drain, the soap holder rusty and full of mould,the tiles full of mould.

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Stellenbosch
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Although situated in a quiet environment it is within walking distance to all the places of interest and vibe in Stellenbosch. The availability of free Wi-Fi is an excellent perk and allows guests to look for places of interest as well as do check-in on line.

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Dear antoniotonyp2016, It is wonderful to hear that you had a incredible experience at Rivierbos Guest House, with all the your desires being made accessible to you. We value all our guests' comments as these assist us greatly in improving our products and services. Thank you for sharing your experience. We hope to welcome you back again soon Kind regards,...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rivierbos Guest House is ideally located on the bank of the Eerste River in a quiet, leafy cul-de-sac off historic Dorp Street, in the heart of picturesque Stellenbosch. Numerous restaurants, cultural attractions, coffee shops, supermarkets, boutique shopping, cinemas, vibrant student nightlife and the Stellenbosch University campus are within a scenic 5-15 minute walk. If you are looking for centrally located, clean, affordable B&B accommodation in Stellenbosch, then you have found the right place. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rivierbos Guest House

Address: 1 Hamman Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: RM292 - RM506 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rivierbos Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Try and avoid room 3, noisey!”
 of 5 bubbles danielsS5340EZ, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 was great but I personally prefer a room with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles qoda, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms at the back as the property behind has an extractor fan that can be bothersome.”
 of 5 bubbles dogs216, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Inquire about the room sizes. Some have balconies and other don't.”
 of 5 bubbles AgentSmith1985, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Close to all amenities”
 of 5 bubbles Charmaine3011, 21 Oct 2015 | Read review
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