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Stilbaai, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for our daughters wedding. Stayed only one night but were very satisfied. The room was spaceous and clean. Location was perfect and quiet yet close enough for a walk to the centre of town. The breakfast should have been included in the price but was good.

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Annemien, Owner at Bonne Esperance, responded to this review

Dear Cornelius v Thank you for your lovely review. We hope to host you again! Kind regards Annemien

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You couldn't pick a better location. The breakfast was fantastic and the hotel itself is absolutely idyllic with a lovely terrace, gardens and pool. Our room was very comfortable and clean..really couldn't have asked for any more..one of the best hotels we stayed in during a 2 week trip in SA.If you're going to Stellenbosch this is the place to...

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Annemien, Owner at Bonne Esperance, responded to this review

Dear Patrick It is reviews like yours that makes all our hard work and dedication worth the while! We look forward to welcoming you back to the place to stay in Stellenbosch! Kind regards Annemien

Furuvik
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We where upgraded to a studio apartment. veri nice, large areas. Great kitchen. Small area to sit and a small pool in the same area. Felt safe. problem with the TV othervise Everything wored just fine. Good beds and the sofa bed was also OK. Very small pool nothing to "hang around" in. Breakfast was very good. One thing that...

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London, UK
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Loved staying here! Parking available on-site, helpful staff, a pool and lounge to relax and fantastic breakfast spread were just the icing on the cake of the comfortable and quiet rooms. Only ten minutes walk (at most) from the main intersection and restaurant/shopping area of Stellenbosch, it was very convenient and we didn't need to drive our entire time here....

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Annemien, Owner at Bonne Esperance, responded to this review

Dear MapleLeafGirl02 Thank you for your lovely review and commenting on our perfect location. We look forward to welcoming you again! Kind regards Annemien

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 17 March 2017

From the start to finish this was a good find. The reception staff were friendly, helpful and efficient. Our room was clean, comfortable and had everything we needed. A safe, small fridge, en suite shower and toilet, firm matress and good linen. The location is perfect for visits to the Botanical Garden (across the road), nearby restaurants and shops (walking...

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Annemien, Owner at Bonne Esperance, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth B Thank you for your glowing review. It is always so satisfying when someone appreciates all the elements that we create with such care for our guests' enjoyment. We hope to host you again. Kind regards Annemien

Kassel, Germany
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We enjoyed our stay at the hotel and in stellenbosch. The nice location is situated next to the botanical gardens. Friendly welcome at the Reception. Breakfast a good start of the day. Parking was no Problem.

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Annemien, Owner at Bonne Esperance, responded to this review

Dear vmetzg_225423 Thank you for your lovely review, we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We always recommend that our guests visit the gem of a botanical garden across the street from us. Hope to welcome you back again! Kind regards Annemien

New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We stayed here while touring the Winelands. Ours was a Loft room and was very comfortable with everything we needed. The outside pool was great to cool off and the towels were thick and fluffy. The gardens created a pretty and peaceful setting and breakfast on the veranda made a lovely start to the day. Bonne Esperance is less than...

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Dear Anne B Thank you for your brilliant review! We look forward to welcoming you again! Kind regards Annemien

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed here in one of the studio apartments on the other side of the road to the main hotel for a week in Jan. The room was very spacious with a little kitchen area. Nice big bathroom. The room was perfect for my needs. Nothing over the top or particularly high spec but everything worked, was clean and the...

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Annemien, Owner at Bonne Esperance, responded to this review

Dear Jimmy007boy Thank you for your delightful review, we are so happy that you enjoyed our 4 star semi-self catering studio apartments. We look forward to hosting you again! Kind regards Annemien

Rochester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We had room no1, it was huge, nicely decorated, comfortable bed and pillows, and lovely big windows. This is an ideal room if you're travelling with a baby or toddler and all the "baggage " that entails. Reception were very welcoming and the staff very friendly. Breakfast is good and varied with a choice of fresh hot cooked breakfast. I...

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Annemien, Owner at Bonne Esperance, responded to this review

Dear ICR133 We are delighted that you enjoyed the things we are most proud of: excellent staff, great location, delicious breakfast and lovely rooms. We hope to host you in the near future again! Kind regards Annemien

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We stayed a week at Bonne Esperance. The staff's attitude and quality of service was nothing but excellent, an enjoyable week. We stayed at main house that has nice inner yard with small swimming pool. Located close to the Stellenbosch center, many good restaurants within a short walking distance.

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Annemien, General Manager at Bonne Esperance, responded to this review

Dear Martti56 Thank you so much for your glowing review. It was lovely to host your group and see how you were enjoying what Stellenbosch has to offer. We hope to host you again! Kind regards Annemien

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bonne Esperance is a charming Victorian Villa with wrap-around veranda, cast-iron moldings and corner-turret. The villa was originally built in 1901. The house retained the same charm and ambiance of that era but with the added luxuries of the modern age. Our 15 comfortable en suite Guest Rooms are lovingly decorated and include air-conditioning, hospitality tray, mini-bar fridge, wireless internet access, hairdryer and safe. Enjoy breakfast au Provence in our breakfast room or outside on the veranda. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bonne Esperance

Address: 17 Van Riebeeck Street | Central Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: RM308 - RM695 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bonne Esperance 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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