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We stayed at River Roost with our two young daughters in October, and had the pleasure of experiencing both the self-catering cottage and the guesthouse. The cosy log cabin cottage was spacious, clean and well equipped, surrounded by nature and wonderfully close to the river...More
Response from SimonGH, Owner at River RoostResponded 1 week ago
Thank you for your review. We love big happy families staying with us and look forward to your return. Come in the summer when it is a lot cooler down here than in Salt Rock. We are working on the garden so there...More
This is certainly one of the best guesthouses we have stayed in on our frequent visits to SA
The owners are the loviest people and cannot do enough for you. Their house is beautiful and the river views are stunning. Our rooom was extremely comfortable...More
Response from SimonGH, Owner at River RoostResponded 2 weeks ago
Hi Mary & Michael, thank you for the kind comments and for sharing your ideas on education. I hope we can convince Matt & Charlotte to send their children to school in Grahamstown. Very good schools!!!
This the place to feel at home. From the first minute of our stay we had this warm feeling of finally having reached our destination. The house and the property are a dream and Judy and Simon are the most gentle hosts one could imagine....More
Response from SimonGH, Owner at River RoostResponded 5 December 2017
Hi Christian & Renata
It was so good to have you stay. You brought the rain with you and then it warmed up for your stay at the game reserve. I can't wait to have the reunion celebration in Hamburg!! Have a wonderful Christmas at...More
As the other reviews say, Judy and Simon Oliver are a delightful couple, wonderfully suited to offering hospitality. Their home is beautiful and has good personality, accentuated by their friendly dogs. The accommodations are comfortable and there are several thoughtful touches. We were blessed to...More
Thank Rodney M
Response from SimonGH, Owner at River RoostResponded 5 October 2017
Hi Rod, I agree that your stay was too short .. we needed more time to work out why an Englishman lives in Scotland and has an American email address!! We did enjoy talking about Brexit and Scottish independence. I hope we see you again...More
How lucky we were to find this at short notice. Peaceful place, relaxing garden. Almost a home from home for us. Wonderful, welcoming hosts who invited us to join them in their evening meal. Nothing seemed a problem for them. A perfect time.
Response from SimonGH, Owner at River RoostResponded 26 September 2017
Thanks very much Helen. One of the greatest benefits of running a B&B and sharing meals with our guests is finding our what they like about South Africa and of course giving us another view of what is happening in the World. It was great...More