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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Excellent hospitality, nice rooms - we stände at Padocks. The breakfast was lovely. Don't be afraid of the dogs. The Bird park is worth visiting. A great experience to. Good place to visit Cape Town as well as well äs the coast. Thank you!

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Gerhard, It was great meeting you and your wife. Thank you for writing a review and as discussed contact us next time in order to qualify for your loyalty discount. The dogs still runs to your cottage in the morning with the hope of you throwing the Frisbee again. Best regards, Robert, Nathan & the Riverside team.

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 8 February 2016

People are so nice and hospitable. The place is beautiful. Breakfast is breathtaking. Wine excellend. I loved the dogs. The two weeks there, were one of the best times in my life. Thank you guys. Hope I can come back soon.

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Dieter, We take our hat off to you for travelling from Germany to the Southern Tip of Africa with your motor bike. It was great getting to know you and all the great times spent together are cherished. We have decided to employ you next time you are visiting - you certainly showed us your serving skills over breakfast....

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2016

A group of us stayed after my brother's wedding for three nights. The staff were very friendly although they always seemed to be extremely busy! The rooms were lovely and the grounds stunning. A very comfortable and enjoyable stay. The only recommondation is breakfast could have been a bit more welcoming, it was a bit chaotic!

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Inglisbobs, Many thanks for your review. It was our first wedding of the season and staff all still being trained, so I gather that this was why everybody looked very busy. We appreciate your compliments and the new staff has all settled in and I believe breakfast also under control. Please let us know on your second visit how...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Myself, husband and 2 kids stayed over for one night. My kids simply loved the place and is already asking when we are going back for another visit. The breakfast was great and staff all friendly. The downside and why I rated them three stars: We were initially placed into a tiny single room which wasn't worthy of even two...

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear SATash, We appreciate your input above, however your review is of 2 years ago. I looked back on your reservations and correspondence. If you followed us on any social media or simply our website you would seen that Riverside has undergone a whole new perspective, look and feel. You are more than welcome to visit us again and meet...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 18 January 2016

My fiance and I won a night at a wedding expo and we were totally delighted with the experience! This estate has a wonderfully "welcome home" feel and since we are HUGE animal lovers we were ecstatic about the family dogs who lazed happily about the gardens and even accompanied us on our night swim in the pool! The staff...

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Nicky, Many thanks for your review and we would be honoured to host your special day with you. The dogs still go and stand in front of your room and we certainly don't mind that they must be part of your wedding. I look forward to your visit and would certainly do my best that we can make this...

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 11 January 2016

A fishing trip away with good mates. Perfectly complimented by the Riverside Estate stay over for 2 nights. Nice and comfortable. Clean and homely. Nicely tucked away into the picturesque Hout Bay area just a cast away from all amenities

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Hilton, Many thanks for your review and thank you very very much for the beautiful Tuna. We have already booked the Tree House for next year.We have planned to teach the Gautengers how to cook fish next year. We wish you and your family a great new year. Rob, Nathan & RS Team

Mustand
Reviewed 9 January 2016

The Log cabin called the tree house we stayed in was furnishes I lovely old style furniture. The bed was very comfortable. Generally a bit dated but very clean and the bush setting made us feel like we were in a forest.

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Fleer, Thank you for your review on Riverside. It is a pity you couldn't stay longer in order to experience the whole of Cape Town. We look forward to your next visit and remember to simply email us and receive your loyalty discounted rate. Regards, Robert and the RS Team.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 22 December 2015

From the moment we were welcomed at Riverside Estates, we knew we had found the venue for our Wedding. Robert and staff showed us around their magnificent estate and we literally fell in love all over again! The venue exudes such charm, beautiful setting, picturesque backdrop and incredible photo opportunities to capture our special day.We were given various options as...

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Sara, Many thanks for your beautiful words on your awesome wedding. We felt proud to be part of your special day and all staff agreed that you were the most beautiful, sincere and humorous bride we've had by far. Also relay our thanks to your mother for all the plants, herbs and goodies she delivers every second week. You...

Paarl
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Replace the pillows!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Pillow cases are clean but boy the inside is terrible. Shower should be without furniture inside the shower cubicle Towels should be replaced. I tore one when I dried my back, super thin. Kettle on the floor, oh my, ran out of cable?

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear L5198QJchriss, Thank you for your review on Riverside. I can simply not put my head around in which room you've slept to have had this bad experience. We have upgraded all our linen last month and the only explainable reason could be one of the new training girls that was left on her own which could have caused this...

Amsterdam
Reviewed 4 December 2015

We had a marvelous stay. They really took care of us. We could order food, they even organized a braai for us. Everything is possible. Really friendly people and extremely good breakfast in the morning.

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Dear Sir & Madam, Many thanks for your review on Riverside. It was indeed a pleasure meeting you and your family and friends that visited. We are delighted that you have booked for next year already. Jessie the small border collie still awaits your daughter in the mornings in front of your room.We wish you and your family a blessed...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Riverside Estates, an elegant guesthouse, function and conference venue, an established haven of tranquillity, friendship, music and joy. We are located in Cape Town's jewel, the beautiful valley of Hout Bay. Our core values include eco-sustainability, the greening of our establishment, the upliftment of our staff and the empowerment of our Hout Bay Community. We invite you to this place of enlightenment, of romance, of guests who become friends. Experience the magic of Riverside Estates today! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverside Estates

Address: Cnr of Valley & Welbevind Road | Opposite World of Birds, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Hout Bay
Price Range: RM527 - RM739 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riverside Estates 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Sun rise facing room is the best i think”
 of 5 bubbles Brad_Smith101, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some of the bungalows outside the main building can get quite chilly.”
 of 5 bubbles msmaki3, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“They all looked good and in very different positions.”
 of 5 bubbles TedH6, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The room upstairs :-)”
 of 5 bubbles andrev860, 14 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The self catering cottages are very well equipped and affordable.”
 of 5 bubbles SarahEmilySA, 29 Jun 2015 | Read review
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